USNC General Meeting

Monday, May 24, 2021




This meeting was conducted by means of the Zoom conferencing software.


  1. Welcome, introductions, and reading of the mission statement (5 min)
  2. Public comment (10 min)
  3. Approval of meeting minutes from April 26 (5 min)
  4. Discussion of election - any problems from Saturday that should be addressed for Tuesday? (5 min)
  5. Discussion about Gilman Square neighborhood organization (10 min)
  6. Discussion & decision on whether to be involved in Fair Housing Task Force being formed by the city (10 min)
  7. Discussion & decision on whether to form a second Monitoring Committee for Boynton Yards CBA and other future CBAs (10 min)
  8. Developer updates (10 min)
    1. May 17 - 2nd Neighborhood meeting on Boynton Gateway/CV Properties proposal
    2. Upcoming meeting of USNC with Somerville Planning Staff
    3. Any other updates?
  9. Discussing what the items in Section 2 of the bylaws mean to us, and how we are working to use the principles to guide our efforts in future (15 min)
  10. Executive Session - developer negotiation discussions