Release Documentation

12/09/20 - NewtonRezoning.org website set to "Public." Link sent to reviewers with statement that public announcement would be sent after the site runs for at least 24 hours.

12/10/20 - "Newton Rezoning and YOUR Home" text changed to highlight Sasaki data quality. Table 1 title numbering changed and Table 1B "House Type Allowed" column label fixed.

12/11/20 - "Newton Rezoning and Current Land Use and Taxation" and  "Newton Rezoning and Newton's Non-Condo Single-Family and Two-Family Homes" are both fixed to clarify that Newton's Special Permit Granting Authority is the Newton "City Council after a review process conducted by the Land Use Committee." There are also minor grammatical text fixes in "Newton Rezoning and Current Land Use and Taxation" and more explanation added about the college dormitory count. In "Newton Rezoning and YOUR Home," missing street sections labels for Beacon/Walnut are fixed. More text is added to explain about addresses with dashes, street sections, and houses excluded from the calculator. In "Newton Rezoning and its Unstructured and Insular Process" and in "Newton Rezoning and Actions You Can Take," minor grammar and spelling text errors are fixed.

12/12/20 -12/13/20 Substantial Rewrite of "Newton Rezoning and Newton's Non-Condo Single-Family and Two-Family Homes" with more clarification about the ambiguities in the proposed code and the treatment of the 277 Family Style Duplexes. Data Tables unchanged.

12/13/20 - Email addresses and Friday Packet link added to "NR and Actions You Can Take." Minor wording changes in Text. More explanation added to "NR and YOUR House," regarding Family Duplexes and Sasaki Data. Minor text changes in "NR and its Unstructured and Insular Process."

12/13/20 - SITE RELEASED TO PUBLIC. ANNOUNCEMENTS SENT.

12/16/20 - Fonts and wording changed on Table of Contents for better visibility.

12/17/20 - "NR and Newton's Non-Condo Single-Family and Two-Family Homes" Two bad links fixed. Clarification added that architect group had been working with Planning Department.

1/20/21 - "City Council Candidate Endorsements" added.