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9/16/13 Casino Law Informational Meeting With Gaming Commission

Mon. Sep. 16 6:00 - 8:00 PM

East Somerville Community School
50 Cross Street
Somerville MA (map)

Press Release (PDF)

The City of Somerville is hosting an informational public meeting with Massachusetts Gaming Commission staffer John Ziemba to give city officials and the public a better understanding of the state's casino laws and how those laws may relate to Somerville.

Gambling casinos have mixed effects upon the communities surrounding them, including increases in traffic, decreases in property values, and increases in gambling-related social problems.

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9/19/13 Somerville Redevelopment Authority Meeting

Thu. Sep. 19 5:30 - 8:00 PM

Somerville City Hall
3rd Fl. Conf. Rm.
93 Highland Ave.
Somerville MA (map)

Agenda (PDF)

This is a scheduled meeting of the Somerville Redevelopment Authority.

Agenda not available.

According to state law, Redevelopment Authorities are empowered to buy and sell property, acquire property through eminent domain, and grant tax concessions. For more information, see:

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9/19/13 Somerville Planning Board Hearing

Thu. Sep. 19 6:00 - 9:00 PM

Somerville City Hall
Aldermanic Chamber
93 Highland Ave.
Somerville MA (map)

Public Notice (PDF)
Agenda (PDF)

This is the regular meeting of the Somerville Planning Board.

Agenda includes a hearing on zoning changes to add a new North Point Special District, to change all CCD55 districts in Ward 3 to CCD45, and to change all CCD45 and CCD55 districts in Ward 4 to RC.

The Ward 3 and Ward 4 changes lower the heights of new commercial buildings in these wards.

The Planning Board holds public hearings, provides recommendations to the Zoning Board of Appeals and Aldermanic committees, and grants permits for special districts, such as Planned Unit Developments. For more information, see:

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