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Board Approvals

KEY ACTIONS BY CITY BOARDS
JUNE 2001 -- FEBRUARY 2002
PRIOR TO START OF SECTION 106 PROCESS
  • July 18, 2001 New Library Building Committee votes 10 to 1 to "Reaffirm the JFK site as the New Library Building Committee's preferred site."

  • August 6, 2001 City Council votes to "commence a conceptual design for a library at the JFK site, and have a complete traffic study done regarding the placement of the library at that location and then proceed with the regulatory process."

  • January 24, 2002 Planning Board conducts public hearing and votes unanimously to recommend approval of the Armory/JFK to the City Council as a suitable site.

  • February 4, 2002 City Council votes in favor of a resolution authorizing a bond issue up to $7 million for the new library.

  • November 21, 2002 City's Traffic and Safety Committee votes to approve the site plan for the library at the Armory/JFK site.

  • February 6, 2003 City's Planning Board votes to unanimously approve construction of a library at the Armory/JFK site.

  • September 7, 2004 Technical Advisory Committee votes to recommend approval of the amended site plan to the Planning Board.

  • September 23, 2004 Planning Board votes unanimously to grant amended Site Review Approval.

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