April 2018 Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings

Public Service Committee: Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at 7:00 pm, at Curtis Hall, 20- South Street. Agenda includes: (1) Discussion of more bicycle racks and other bicycle issues; and, (2) Discussion of improperly disposed syringes around the Shattuck Hospital and ways to increase the safe disposal of needles.’

Zoning Committee: Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at 7:00 pm, at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street. Agenda includes: (1) 26 Clive Street (create off-street parking for two residential vehicles);'(2) The return of 29 Goldsmith Street (change occupancy from two-family to three-family dwelling; renovate interior and raise height of the rear of the building to match the existing height facing on to Goldsmith Street on existing footprint; building to have three residential units on four floors).

Housing & Development Committee: Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at 7:00 pm, at Bowditch School building (enter at sidewalk level to left of main stairs). Agenda: TBA.

Zoning Committee: Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at 7:00 pm, at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street. Agenda: TBA.

Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council 

Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at 7:00 pm, at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street.  Agenda includes Q & A with Senator Chang-Diaz.

Environment, Parks & Energy Committee: Thursday, April 26, 2018, at 6:00 pm, at JP Licks. Agenda: TBA.

March 2018 Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings (Rev. 2)

Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council

Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 7:00 pm

Farnsworth House, 90 South Street



2. Review/approve minutes of the February Council meeting.

3. Announcements.

4. Remarks by, and Q & A with, City Councilor O’Malley.

5. Committee Reports and Recommendations:

5.1 Zoning Committee report, including recommendation that the Council VOTE: (A) to approve/deny variance(s)/change(s) of use for properties at (1) 36 Hall Street; and, (2) 3215 Washington Street (To review the specifics of the zoning relief requested for these properties and the respective recommendations of the Zoning Committee, click PRELIM Zoning Report .  To review materials submitted to the committee for these projects, click here and, (B) VOTE to add Ronald Cross as a member of the committee.

5.2 Public Service Committee report, including recommendations that the Council VOTE: (1) To support the petition of 605GF, Inc., d/b/a “Grass Fed,” at 605 Centre Street, for an entertainment license for one TV only,  with Socrates Abreu as manager; and, (2) To support the petition of Centre Pond LLC at 597-605 Centre Street in Jamaica Plain to change the legal occupancy to restaurant with #36A take-out use at this address, with the proviso that the take-out use will stay with the current business tenant at 605 Centre Street, 605GF, Inc., doing business as “Grass Fed.”

5.3 Environment, Parks & Energy Committee report.

5.4 Housing & Development Committee report, including presentation by Ryan Manganelli, of Rep Sanchez’s office, on the legislation in the House on short-term rentals.

    6. Council election preparations.

7. Adjournment.

Environment, Parks & Energy Committee: Thursday, March 29, 2018, at 6:30 pm, at JP Licks.  Agenda: TBA.

Neighborhood Council Election to be Held on Saturday, April 28, 2018

The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council election will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018.

To review the information for candidates about the election, click Candidate Info