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Boylston Street Corridor Study Committee - Shared screen with speaker view
Kara Brewton
Here is a link to Deborah’s memo; thanks, Lisa! https://www.brooklinema.gov/DocumentCenter/View/25172/Dear-Boylston-Street-Corridor-Committee-revised
deborah brown
What I have proposed is consistent with our directive.
Kara Brewton
Reposting the Committee’s mission for attendees as well; thanks to Wendy Friedman: Town Policy Objectiveso Improved streetscapeo Housing - especially for households between 100 and 120% Area Median Income, whichmay include preservation of existing housing stocko Strategies to increase housing rental and ownership opportunities for historically excludedpopulations in Town, particularly African-American and Hispanic familieso Plan for denser development adjacent to MBTA stations while balancing appropriate scaleand use for each neighborhoodo Appropriate opportunities for new businesses and other uses in the corridor, especially onesthat provide a “third” social surrounding opportunity (i.e., third to home and work)o Increase daytime population presence along the corridor (employees, customers)o Strategies to incentivize business ownership by minority groups underrepresented inBrookline, women, and/or members of the LBGTQ communityo Growth of commercial property taxeso Sustainability
deborah brown
Distinctions between planning and zoning. https://www.thinkaec.com/an-introduction-to-zoning-and-land-use-planning/
deborah brown
We have some planning examples in the area. Look at Boston’s East End, Downtown Providence and Fenway.
deborah brown
Can we hear from the attendees? We are running out of time.