Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

Meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Friday, March 7, 2014
9:15 AM
Community Meeting Room
Cary Memorial Library
1874 Massachusetts Avenue
Lexington, MA
First Friday Forum: 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.

Saturday, March 8, 2014
 
  Mock Town Meeting for 8th Grade Students. Planning is now underway for the March 2014 event. To volunteer or assist in the planning, please contact Jessie Steigerwald at jess@shininghours.com or Nancy Corcoran Ronchetti at nancor1106@gmail.com.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
 
  LWVMA Annual Lobbying Day.
Friday, April 4, 2014
9:15 AM
Community Meeting Room
Cary Memorial Library
1874 Massachusetts Avenue
Lexington, MA
First Friday Forum: 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.