Agenda for January 6, 2021 – 7pm (6:45 Zoom practice/social)

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  1. Introductions
  2. Notes from Dec 2 Zoom
  3. Treasurer’s Report
  4. CSN officers (2021) A slate of candidates was nominated in December: Carol Blair (president), Sara Mitchell (VP), Armani White (secretary), Kelsey Schiller (treasurer), Alyssa Faria (online community coordinator). Are there additional nominations?
  5. Election – 2021 CSN officers
  6. Snow – Schedule permitting, City Council President Kim Janey, and Kim Crucioli from the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services, will talk with us about our experiences with our first snow storm of the year and what the City can do to make sure streets and sidewalks are clear.
  7. Signs for Chester Park – Michael Rodriguez and Mathew Martin have installed “temporary” signs at entrances (see below). We expect proofs for historical signs (installed by parks dept) to be available soon and signs installed in the spring. Shall we plan a dedication event?
  8. Submit your concerns/ideas at ENVISION YOUR STREETS (google.com)

Next Chester Square Neighbors’ Meetings: Wednesdays, Feb 3 & Mar 3

Temporary sign text: “Welcome to Chester Square. We hope you find this space both peaceful and playful. Please do what you can to keep it safe and welcoming for all. Chester Square Neighbors, chestersquareneighbors.org

Neighbors’ Zoom

Chester Square Neighbors Agenda
December 2, 2020 at 7pm (6:45 Zoom practice/social)
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1. Introductions
2. Notes from Nov 4 Zoom
3. Treasurer’s Report
4. Nominations for 2021 officers
5. Mass Ave Coalition – Presentation
Bob Barney, Claremont NA, & Desi Murphy, Worcester Sq NA
6. Events / installations – thoughts for winter?
7. Updates
• Melnea Cass Boulevard trees & improvements
• Signs for Chester Park

Next Chester Square Neighbors’ Meetings: Wednesdays, Jan 6 & Feb 3

Agenda for Nov 4 Zoom

Chester Square Neighbors Agenda
November 4, 2020 at 7pm (6:45 Zoom practice/social)
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  1. Introductions
  2. Notes from October meeting
  3. Treasurer’s Report
  4. CSN Leadership for 2021
  5. Fall clean-up innovations
  6. Events
    • Oct 21 information session on Question 2 (ranked-choice voting)
    • Oct 24 Melnea Cass Blvd stand with the trees
    • Thursdays at Mass Ave & Washington (5pm) – SE/Roxbury Community Partnerships rallies neighbors concerned with public health crisis (density of unsheltered people)
    • City’s Melnea Cass/Mass Ave 2.0 Plan in light of COVID-19: Email michelle.a.goldberg@boston.gov to testify virtually in City Council hearing 11/17, 5:30pm or submit testimony in advance
  7. Updates
    • Signs for the park -Chester Square – 1850 – The largest of the South End’s squares until travel lanes cut through the center in 1954 – We hope this park offers you a peaceful and playful space. Please do what you can to keep it safe and welcoming for all. – chestersquareneighbors.org – Bostonia insignia, Boston Parks Department, 617-635-4505
    • Alexandra Hotel
    • Mass Ave Coalition – stakeholders, structure, logo
    • Urban Renewal (infrastructure plan for neighborhood, zoning, community plan)

Next Chester Square Neighbors’ Meetings: Wednesdays, Nov 4 & Dec 2