1. Get-To-Know-Your-Neighbor (10 minutes)
Chat with a neighbor about a fun topic!
2. Announcements (25 minutes)
a. East Cambridge & Inman Square Clean Up Day, April 27th
b. Inman Eats & Crafts, May 19th
c. Union Square Green Line Extension elevator update.
d. Summer ISNA schedule.
e. Board member elections in May
f. Open announcements
3. Extended Business Spotlight (30 Minutes)
The Foundry Building on Rogers Street
Stephanie Couch, Executive Director of the Lemelson-MIT Program, will lead a discussion seeking resident ideas for the use of some of this space, which was recently acquired by the city and will include a minimum of 10,000 square feet dedicated to community use, i.e.: artist studios, a stage, gallery space, etc.
4. Zoning/ Affordable Housing (45 Minutes)
The City of Cambridge is considering the creation of new zoning for a 100% Affordable Housing Overlay on top of existing zoning. This is part of an overall city-wide planning process. A lot of important conversations and decisions are happening now.
a. Update on where the city is in the process of adopting a zoning overlay.
b. Your questions answered! Invited guest, Lee Farris, will provide information and answers to the questions that have been collected from ISNA members so far.
c. To vote or not to vote? ISNA has not taken an official position on zoning, but rather has continued sharing information with the goal of educating our membership. Do we agree this is the best way to go?
6. Door Prize (5 minutes)
Don't leave before finding out if you're the winner!