PLAN: Downtown Advisory Group Meeting

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Dec 18, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Contact Name:

    Kennan Rhyne

  • Contact Email Address:

  • Contact Phone:


  • Type:

    Working Advisory Group (WAG)

  • Location:

    BPDA Board Room 900
    Boston City Hall, 9th Floor
    1 City Hall Square
    Boston, MA 02201


The eighth Advisory Group (AG) meeting for PLAN: Downtown was a working session focused on small group discussions and prioritizing the draft planning recommendations. The meeting was open to the public, and members of the public were allowed to comment.


Role of the PLAN: Downtown Advisory Group

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

规划的一部分:市中心项目、市长 Martin J. Walsh 和波士顿市规划和开发局(BPDA)通过公开提名的方式,选择了部分社区成员组成咨询小组。AG 成员将在与创新举措相关的几项工作方面协助城市规划团队,其中包括:

  • 社区动员工作
  • 审阅顾问的工作及其发现
  • 评估现有条件分析
  • 参加未来市中心开发的愿景目标和基本原则方面的工作
  • 衡量开发情况及其相关影响
  • 就最终制定新城市设计和开发指南以及潜在区域界定规定,提出可行的建议

Event Materials

PLAN: Downtown AG Meeting 8—Agenda
PLAN: Downtown AG Meeting 8—Vision, Goals, & Strategies
PLAN: Downtown AG Meeting 7—Feedback Boards

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