The City of Somerville and the Somerville City Council Committee on Public Health Public Safety invite all interested community members to attend and speak at a co-hosted Public Hearing on Airplane Noise. The Hearing will take place on Wednesday, September 18, at 6 p.m., in the auditorium of Somerville High School, 81 Highland Ave.
The Committee, chaired by Ward 4 Councilor Jesse Clingan, and City representatives will hear testimony on airplane noise and its impacts on the community. Written public comment will also be accepted as noted below. The hearing is an opportunity for the community to offer input on this important issue.
Prior to the hearing being opened for public comment, Wig Zamore, the Somerville representative to the Massport Community Advisory Committee, and Tara Ten Eyck, the Somerville representative to the 33L Municipal Working Group (regarding runway 33L at Logan Airport), will provide a brief presentation on recent study results and updates on Logan Airport airplane noise
Written Testimony: Public testimony at public hearings is generally limited to two minutes per person, but may be extended at the discretion of the Chair. Written testimony for the public record may be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org through Friday, September 20 at 5 p.m. or submitted by mail to City Clerk, 93 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA 02143.
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 Nency Salamoun, at 617-625-6600 x2323 or NSalamoun@somervillema.gov.