Here’s the last of our ballot question polls: Voters in most Newton Wards will have the added opportunity on election day to weigh in on two non-binding ballot questions.
No matter how many times I read this question, I don’t understand this. So I won’t be voting for it. For those who are smarter than me here’s the text.
Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote for legislation that would allow local elected officials, in communities that have taken steps to promote affordable housing at a local level, to have binding input regarding density, required parking, and other project characteristics to the extent that those changes would help to protect existing neighborhoods and businesses from negative impacts on infrastructure and public services, when a local zoning board of appeals is deciding whether to approve an application for a comprehensive permit to build affordable housing in that locality under Chapter 40B of the General Laws?