“Public Hearing on Home Rule Petition for Clarendon Hill Housing Project, Tonight May 21

Members of the public are invited to attend a joint public hearing to be held by the Board of Aldermen’s Committees on Legislative Matters and Finance on Monday, May 21, to present comments on a Home Rule Petition relative to the Somerville Housing Authority’s Clarendon Hill Public Housing Project. The public hearing is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m., in the Aldermanic Chambers at City Hall, 93 Highland Ave.

The members of the Board of Aldermen and its Legislative Matters Committee wish to hear all comments from the general public with regard to the proposed Home Rule Petition, the proposed project, the selected development team, and the Somerville Housing Authority. Related to the proposed redevelopment is a request from the developers for financial assistance from the City of Somerville totaling approximately $10 Million and a request for approval of a land transfer from the state of a parcel of open space for the purpose of building a portion of the proposed housing with the condition that the parcel will be replaced with other open space on the site of the redevelopment.

Written comment will also be accepted effective immediately, through the completion of the public hearing on May 21, by emailing BoardofAldermen@somervillema.gov, or CityClerk@somervillema.gov.

Individuals with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication, written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures, in order to access the programs and activities of the City of Somerville or to attend meetings, should contact the City’s ADA Coordinator, Nency Salamoun, at 617-625-6600 x2323 or NSalamoun@somervillema.gov .

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