Announcement: In spring of 2010, City staff will be working with
Davis Square community members to discuss a vision for the future of the Square to contribute to the citywide Comprehensive Planning process. The process of creating a Comprehensive Citywide Master Plan incorporated significant data gathering and was followed by the citywide visioning process (see http://www.somervillema.gov/section.cfm?org=OSPCD&page=1385).
The visioning process for Davis Square will include a review of localized data and an analysis of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (“SWOT analysis”) identified by participants. The process will allow residents to contribute ideas on what the future of
Davis Square. The discussion may include neighborhood history, status today, and how the citywide vision relates to the Square. Resulting ideas will be conveyed to the Steering Committee of the Comprehensive Planning process. All interested parties are invited to attend!