Join Chester Square Neighbors from your home – Wednesday 4/1 at 7pm – Zoom

In this very stressful time, we hope you’ll check in with your neighbors in teleconference!
Find free/easy download at Zoom.com;
Then watch your email for invitation/link to join meeting.

Agenda for Chester Square Neighbors – April 1, 2020
Online – Zoom at 7 pm

1. How this meeting will work (with Zoom)
2. Check-in
3. Review of March meeting notes (sent separately by email)
4. Treasurers report
5. Mutual aid project – connecting neighbors
6. Friends of Chester Park
7. Events
8. Update: Melnea Cass Boulevard reconstruction approved: 5 years, $33M
Next meeting May 6

March 4 Agenda

Hampton House -155 Northampton St at 7 pm

Check-in, bring snacks to share if you like (green for St Patrick’s Day?)
1. Review of February meeting
2. Treasurers report
3. Four political parties will hold primary elections March 3. On March 4, one will have elected a local ward committee and a state committeeman. What do they do? What does that have to do with our neighborhood? Presentation by Armani White & Jim O’Donnell, both on March 3 ballot.
4. Upcoming Friends of Chester Park meeting
5. Stoop party schedule
6. Updates:
Melnea Cass Boulevard reconstruction: lowest bid 35% above estimated cost.
Urban Renewal Extension for South End? BPDA meeting 3/18, 6-8pm, AC Hotel 225 Albany St
Tremont St Redesign meeting 3/16, 6pm, Revolution Hotel
Next meeting April 1
Next executive committee meeting March 25th, 6:30pm

Feb 5 – Chocolate, Common Good, and 2020 events

Agenda for Chester Square Neighbors – February 5, 2020
Hampton House -155 Northampton St at 7 pm

1. Check-in: Valentines’ Day ahead – bring your favorite chocolate to share
2. Review of January meeting
3. Treasurers report
4. 2020 budget
5. Presentation: NU for the Common Good (https://www.facebook.com/NUfortheCommonGood/)
6. 2020 Events – If you want these to happen, come (or email) & sign up to help: street party, stoop parties, movie in the park, winter celebration, spring & fall clean-ups, restaurant meet-up, fundraiser, …. Email info@chestersquareneighbors.org
7. Updates:
• Northeastern University Masterplan amendments http://www.bostonplans.org/projects/development-projects/840-columbus-avenue
• Boston Medical Center Masterplan http://www.bostonplans.org/planning/institutional-planning/hospitals/boston-medical-center
• “Northampton St Residences” promises to redesign Northampton Green
• Alexandra-Ball neighborhood http://thebostonsun.com/2020/01/16/new-neighborhood-association-forms-to-protect-alexandra-ball-neighborhood/
• Nubian Square Coalition https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2020/01/18/residents-contemplate-future-nubian-square/CB5WMGlBP2f0UTz8PQQkVK/story.html
• Melnea Cass Boulevard reconstruction bid opening postponed, a second time, to Feb 11

Next meetings March 4, April 1
Next executive committee meeting?

Will you vote for CSN officers?

Welcome to 2020, Neighbors!
We’ll meet next Wednesday (1/ 8) – 7 pm at 155 Northampton St to
• share healthy snacks (whatever you like to bring)
• elect officers
• hear brief reports: treasurer, cookie swap
Candidates for office:
• President: Carol Blair
• Vice-president: Sara Mitchell
• Secretary: Armani White
• Treasurer: Kelsey Schiller
• Online Community Coordinator: Alyssa Faria