Agenda for April 7, 2021

7pm (6:45 Zoom practice/social)
Advance registration required

  1. Introductions
  2. Notes from March 3 Zoom
  3. Treasurer’s Report
  4. Online event to question mayoral candidates (June?)
  5. In-person event to dedicate historical signs for Chester Park (July?)

Agenda for March 3, 2021 at 7pm (6:45 Zoom practice/social)

Chester Square Neighbors Agenda
March 3, 2021 at 7pm (6:45 Zoom practice/social)
Advance registration required

  1. Introductions
  2. Notes from February 3 Zoom
  3. Treasurer’s Report
  4. Where does our trash go? Chief Osgood or a DPW rep will join us to answer our questions about Boston’s trash, recycling, yard waste
  5. Your questions for mayoral & city council candidates
  6. Event(s) planning
    • Dedicating historical signs for Chester Park
    • Earth Day (Thursday April 22), Arbor Day (Friday April 30)
    • Meet mayoral & council candidates
    • Other ideas?

Agenda for Feb 3, 2021

  1. Introductions
  2. Notes from January 6 Zoom
  3. Treasurer’s Report
  4. 558 Mass Ave – presentation by Leah Randolph, President, League of Women for Community Service, on history, plans & progress for their historic building
  5. Engaging mayoral & city council candidates on our issues
  6. Historical signs for Chester Park will be installed by parks dept (see proofs). Who will help prepare for a dedication event?
  7. Melnea Cass Boulevard – design abandoned, People Before Highways Day celebrated, getting ready to plan MCB Greenway
  8. Lower Roxbury Transportation Study: Submit your concerns/ideas at ENVISION YOUR STREETS (google.com)
  9. Community Choice Electricity– City of Boston bulk purchase to get higher share of generation with renewable energy, at comparable price

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

Advance registration required: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIof-yoqzMtH9HVoOekkUhyIY8lmjltN2Gc

  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