FRAMINGHAM – The Coburnville-Tripoli Neighborhood Association will hold its monthly meeting on Monday night, January 30.
The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in the lower level of the Christopher Columbus Hall at 11 Fountain Street.
On the agenda is a report from the nomination committee for the April 2023 election.
Current President Andrea Dunne Adrian is not seeking re-election.
Framingham Police Chief Lester Baker will give an update on public safety issues in the neighborhoods.
Also on the agenda is a discussion about development in the neighborhood including Fountain Street and 818 Waverly Street (TJ’s Market.)
There will be an update on the community gardens proposal before the Community Preservation Committee.
The Association will discuss the annual Block Party planned for spring 2023 and take a vote on creating a website.
State Representative Priscila Sousa will give an update on issues that impact the neighborhoods.
City Councilor for D8 John Stefanini and School Committee member Jessica Barnhill will provide an update on issues that impact the neighborhoods.
The two neighborhoods represent the former Roosevelt & Memorial school neighborhoods.
These two West Framingham neighborhoods have traditionally been geographically defined as the area in Framingham from the Ashland border at the Boston and Albany Railroad line along the tracks behind Waverly Street to the rail spur at Cedar Street onto Claflin Street and turning south onto Hollis Street continuing along its right side to Waushakum Lake behind Nipmuc Road across the Lake to the Ashland border near Daisley Place following it across back to the starting point.
Membership in the Association is open to any individual, family, business or organization, that subscribes to the purposes of the Association and owns or leases property, or operates a business or organization in Framingham within a quarter of a mile of the neighborhoods for which the Association was incorporated.
Membership in the Association is $5 per person annually. The Association waived dues during the pandemic, but is collecting dues for 2023. Only dues paying members can vote, but everyone is welcome to attend.
The Association meets monthly with elections in April.
Editors’ Note: In full transparency, the SOURCE editor & publisher is one of the founding member of the Association and serves on the Board.