Fifty-three percent of voters voted no on question one, while 47 percent of voters voted yes, according to an email from Fuller.
City officials presented at the meeting to receive more feedback prior to the creation of a second version of village center zoning maps.
Newton residents will vote on three override questions regarding a proposed $15 million tax increase during a special election on March 14.
Development plans, proposed for construction at 528 Boylston Street, include building over 244 housing units in a seven-story building.
Newton Housing Partnership Members Advocate for Greater Availability of Affordable Housing Through Zoning
The City of Newton is currently undergoing the first overhaul of the city’s zoning ordinances in over 60 years, according to its website.
Speakers—including Jesse Tauriac, associate professor of psychology at Lasell University—called for a commitment to justice in the city.
The proposal for the property calls to raze the home at 15 Algonquin Rd. for units that will connect to the property at 71 Commonwealth Ave.
The city will add another car to NewMo and extend its weekday hours for senior citizens, according to Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller.
Despite a lack of competition on the ballot, voters had concerns about political and social issues that affect Newton and the nation.
Assistant news editor Sofia Laboy’s playlist supplies comfort and a dive into the depths of nostalgia, according to assistant metro editor Connor Siemien.