Salem Redevelopment Authority
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 – 6:00 pm
The Salem Redevelopment Authority will be holding a Public Meeting on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 6:00 pm via remote participation with instructions posted to www.salem.com in accordance with Chapter 40A of the Massachusetts General Laws and Governor Baker’s Emergency Order dated March 12, 2020.
Pursuant to Governor Baker’s March 12, 2020 Order Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A, §18, and the Governor’s March 15, 2020 Order imposing strict limitation on the number of people that may gather in one place, this public meeting of the Salem Redevelopment Authority is being conducted via remote participation. No in-person attendance of members of the public will be permitted, but the public can listen and or view this meeting while in progress via the remote participation platform Zoom, through any one of the following ways:
- Go to the website link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/91933056687?pwd=V3ZWcThLa0ZPUEZXdzdyMGxkQ0MyQT09, or
- Go to the website link https://www.zoom.us/join and enter meeting ID # 919-3305-6687 and password 093275, or
- Dial toll-free phone number 877-853-5257. When prompted enter meeting ID # 919-3305-6687. Those only dialing in will not have access to the direct video feed of the meeting but can follow along with the project materials available for download at: Materials for 5/13/20 SRA Meeting.
Members of the public attending this meeting virtually will be allowed to make comments if they wish to do so, during the portion of the meeting designated for public comment. If you would like to make a comment, please use the ‘Raise Hand’ feature; if you are participating via phone, press *9 to raise your hand. The Chair of the Authority, with the assistance of City Staff, will provide all participants who have raised their hands an opportunity to speak. Members of the public will alternatively have an opportunity to fill out a form with their public comment at: Salem Redevelopment Authority Public Comment Form. All written comments received through this submission form prior to the close of public comment, will be read aloud and entered into the record.
Additional, specific information and general guidelines for remote participation by members of the public and/or parties with a right and/or requirement to attend this meeting can be found on the City of Salem website, at Zoom Participation Tool FAQ.
Once again, thank you for your patience and understanding as we navigate this challenging situation for our community and the world.
Executive Director’s Report
Projects in the Urban Renewal Area
- Church Street West Parking Lot: Restriping Project Informational Update
- 49 Federal Street: Final review of façade restoration and construction of rear 10’ x 22’, two-story addition
- 32 Church Street: Small Project Review – addition of skylights and a dormer
- Superior Court and Crescent Lot: Update
- December 18, 2019
- April 7, 2020
To discuss the requirements of the Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Opportunity for Redevelopment and Reuse of 32 Federal Street (County Commissioners Building), 34 Federal Street (Superior Court Building), and 252 Bridge Street (public parking lot) Salem, MA. because an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the negotiating position of the public body.
Roll call vote to adjourn to Executive Session.
Chair states that the Open Session will or will not reconvene at the conclusion of the Executive Session.
- DRB: May 27, 2020
- SRA: June 10, 2020
Know your rights under the Open Meeting Law M.G.L. c. 39 §23B and City Ordinance Sections 2-028 through 2-2033.
Persons requiring auxiliary aids and services for effective communication such as sign language interpreter, an assistive listening device, or print material in digital format or a reasonable modification in programs, services, policies, or activities, may contact the City of Salem ADA Coordinator as soon as possible and no less than 2 business days before the meeting, program, or event.