Making Democracy Work

First Fridays

2013-2014

A monthly forum usually held on the first Friday of every month. Speakers present on topics of importance to Lexington residents.

To see previous First Friday Forums on Lexmedia go to http://www.lexmedia.org/ondemand.html click on the 'Categories' tab, then select "League of Women Voters"

Date & Time        Place        Description
Friday, March 7, 2014
9:15 AM
Community Meeting Room
Cary Memorial Library
1874 Massachusetts Avenue
Lexington, MA
The Sun Shines on Lexington: Our Rooftop Revolution. State and federal incentive programs have made installation of solar panels on residential, commercial and municipal buildings economically favorable. How can you join the Solar Revolution and put your rooftop to work? Are solar panel installations available to all? What other changes in the building codes can lead to even greater energy savings?

Panelists include: Marcia Gens, Solar Coach, Solarize Lexington- Bedford; Mark Sandeen, Sustainable Lexington; Joe Welch, Historic Districts Commission; and John Wilson, Chief, Lexington Fire Department

This is the sixth in the series of 2013-2014 First Friday Forums promoting awareness and understanding of public policy issues. Coffee will be available at 9:15 a.m. and presentations begin at 9:30.

For more information or to carpool, email lwv.lexington@gmail.com. All League forums are open to the public at no charge.

Friday, April 4, 2014
9:15 AM
Community Meeting Room
Cary Memorial Library
1874 Massachusetts Avenue
Lexington, MA
Parking! The Problems, Possibilities and Potential Costs.. Parking, along with traffic modeling, is an important part of the Center Streetscape Planning being done by Lexington and its consultants over the past several months. After much study and discussion, specific proposals for parking management are being considered and will be presented.

Panelists will include members of the Project team: Melisa Tintocolis, Economic Development Director; Planning Department's David Kucharsky; and Jerry Michelson, local merchant and Chair of Lexington's Center Committee.

This is the seventh forum in the series to promote awareness and understanding of public policy issues. Coffee will be available at 9:15 and presentations begin at 9:30.

For more information or to carpool contact lwv.lexington@gmail.com. All League forums are open to the public at no charge.