Growth Management Advisory Committee
From 1997 to 2001 the Citywide Growth Management Advisory Committee (CGMAC) addressed concerns expressed by the community about future density and traffic growth, the need for more housing, including affordable units, and opportunities for public review of large projects. The Committee worked with City staff and consultants, and their work was informed by a series of public meetings, workshops, and forums. The group met twice a month for almost two years to produce zoning recommendations to address the above-mentioned issues.
The following zoning changes recommended by the CGMAC, considered by the Planning Board, were adopted by the City Council: