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Meeting Name: Land Use Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/4/2023 6:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Virtual
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: Land Use - 2023-05-04 Land Use Committee re Workforce to CITY (with 23-0458)
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23-0520 11.Committee MinutesApproval of the Minutes of the Land Use Committee Meeting of March 30, 2023.AcceptedPass Action details Not available
22-0669 12.OrderThat the Superintendent of Inspectional Services review the durability and structural stability of materials used to comply with Section 10.8 of the Zoning Ordinances and explore rewriting that section to provide more specific requirements.Kept in committee  Action details Not available
22-0050 13.OrderThat the Administration present specific plans to this Council to advance the long-awaited affordable housing components of the Union Square redevelopment on the "D2.4" and "D4.3" parcels.Kept in committee  Action details Not available
22-0567 14.OrderThat the Director of Planning & Zoning update this Council on a proposed zoning amendment to "separate and define arts and creative workspace as an Arts and Creative Enterprise (ACE) use subcategory" as recommended in the Somerville Arts Space Risk Assessment.Kept in committee  Action details Not available
22-1593 15.OrderThat the Director of Planning, Preservation and Zoning update this Council on current draft zoning requirements of the MBTA Communities Act.Kept in committee  Action details Not available
23-0052 16.OrderThat this City Council's Committee on Land Use work with the Director of Planning, Preservation and Zoning to draft an amendment to the Zoning Ordinances to remove the prohibition on more than four unrelated adults living together.Kept in committee  Action details Not available
23-0356 17.Mayor's CommunicationConveying the Somerville Linkage Nexus Study Final Report.Kept in committee  Action details Not available
23-0458 18.OrderThat the Director of Economic Development update this Council on the implementation of the Union Square Covenant, which includes local and veterans preference in hiring.Recommended to be marked work completed  Action details Not available
23-0459 19.OrderThat the Director of Planning, Preservation and Zoning update this Council on the status of the property on Palmer Court, purchased by the city for the purpose of creating green space.Kept in committee  Action details Not available
23-0503 110.OrderThat the Director of Planning, Preservation and Zoning and the City Solicitor assist the City Council to draft language requiring that departmental review conditioned by the Planning Board contains a requirement for public outreach when concerning modifications by private developers within the public realm.Kept in committee  Action details Not available
23-0505 111.OrderThat the Director of Planning, Preservation and Zoning assist the City Council in modifying the density incentives for NetZero/Passive House development in light of the recently adopted Specialized Stretch Code.Kept in committee  Action details Not available
23-0612 112.OrderThat the Director of Planning, Preservation and Zoning draft an amendment to the Zoning Ordinances for transit oriented height and density bonuses for additional affordable housing and other enumerated community benefits.Kept in committee  Action details Not available