City of Somerville

Planning staff will be attending about a dozen community events and parks to talk to people about SomerVision and collect feedback about metrics.

To facilitate this process we created the SomerVision Card Game where participants can shuffle through our deck of proposed SomerVision metrics, and pick up to eight they think should be prioritized. They can also write their own card!

The SomerVision 2030 numbers (housing units, jobs, acres of open space, and others) captured some of the biggest priorities of that plan. The additional metrics we choose to highlight for SomerVision 2040 will add to those priorities. After we collect data about our resident’s selections we will share it with the SomerVision Committee for consideration.
Come visit our table to play!
Lincoln Park Thursday, August 15, 2 pm – 5 pm
Mobile Market (Council on Aging, 167 Holland St) Friday, August 16, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Mobile Market (ESCS, 50 Cross St) Friday, August 16, 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Mobile Market (Mystic Housing Development) Saturday, August 17, 10 am – 12 pm
Mobile Market (North Street Housing Development) Saturday, August 17, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Union Square Farmers Market, Saturday, August 24, 9 am – 1 pm
Riverfest (Assembly Square), Saturday, September 14, Time TBD
Fluff Fest, Saturday, September 21, 3 pm – 7 pm
Ball Square Festival, Sunday, September 22, 12 pm – 5 pm
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