The first Advisory Group (AG) meeting for PLAN: Downtown will introduce the planning team and AG members as well as provide an update on the current status of PLAN: Downtown. The meeting is open to the public, and members of the public are allowed to comment at the end, time permitting. Agenda to come.
As part of the PLAN: Downtown process, Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) selected community members to serve on an Advisory Group (AG) through an open nomination process. Members of the AG will assist the City’s planning team in several tasks related to the initiative including:
Community outreach efforts
Reviewing the consultant’s tasks and their findings
Evaluating existing conditions analyses
Participating in the development of a vision, goals, and principles for the Future Downtown
Assessing development scenarios and their associated impacts
Proposing viable recommendations that will ultimately inform new urban design and development guidelines and potential zoning regulations
All meetings held by the City of Boston are required to be accessible for persons with disabilities under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Accommodations are available upon request to any person who requires alternately formatted materials, auxiliary aids, or another accommodation to ensure effective communication and access to attend meetings held by City departments and programs.
Please allow at least two weeks to arrange for accommodations. Requests for accommodations may be sent to Kennan Rhyne, Senior Planner II, at Kennan.Rhyne@Boston.gov or 617.918.4421 or may be forwarded to: Kristen McCosh, City of Boston Disability Commissioner and ADA Coordinator, at ADA@Boston.gov or 617.635.3682 (voice) or 617.635.2541 (TTY).