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Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council Meeting Agenda 9/25/18

Agenda (Revised 9/24/18)

1. Introductions of members.

2. Review/approve minutes of the 7/24/18 and 8/28/18 Council Meetings.

3.  Announcements.

4. Discussion on membership

5.  Discussion on long-term goals.

6.  Invitations to elected officials – Rep. Malia, 1/19, Rep. Elugardo, 2/19, Clr. O’Malley, 3/18, Sen. Chang-Diaz, 4/19.

7.  Committee reports/recommendations:

7.1. Environment, Parks & Energy Committee: NO AUGUST MEETING.

7.2. Public Service Committee: Report and recommendations that Council members: a). VOTE to support the petition of Sweet Rice JP, Inc. d/b/a “Sweet Rice JP” at 697 Centre Street for an entertainment license for two TVs; b). VOTE to support the petition of Sweet Rice JP, Inc. (d/b/a Sweet Rice JP), acting as agent for GAR Realty Trust (David Shum and Carmen Shum, trustees), to change the occupancy at 693-697 Centre Street to add a #36A take-out restaurant use, with the proviso that the take-out use will stay only with the current business tenant at 697 Centre Street, Sweet Rice JP, Inc. (d/b/a Sweet Rice JP); c). VOTE to support the petition of Corporacion Bani, Ltd., d/b/a “Pimentel Market” at 340 Centre Street for a retail package store malt & wine license with Luis Guerrero as manager.

7.3. Zoning Committee: Report and recommendations that Council members: a). VOTE to support the petition of 91 Glen Road for a gut renovation of existing two-family residential building and construction of three additions. New exterior siding and roof. Building to remain a two-family residence.

7.4. Housing & Development Committee: Report on meeting with Sheila Dillon of the Department of Neighborhood Development, and Lauren Peters of EOHHS about the Shattuck Campus, specifically Low Threshold Housing.

7.5 Education Ad Hoc Committee: Report on purpose and long-term goals.

8.  New business.

9.  Adjournment.

Sept. 2018 Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings (revised)

Public Service Committee: Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 7:00 pm at Curtis Hall, 20 South Street. On the agenda will be the petition of Wonder Spice Café at 697 Centre Street for a transfer of its 7-day Victualler (Restaurant) Beer and Wine License to Sweet Rice, JP at the same location with Tasanan Boranmool as manager. Also on the agenda will be the petition of Pimentel Market at 340 Centre Street for a retail package store malt & wine license with Luis Guerrero as manager.

Zoning Committee: Wednesday, Sept. 5th at 7:00 pm at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street.  On the agenda will be the petition of 91 Glen Road for a gut renovation of existing two-family residential building and construction of three additions; new exterior siding and roof; building to remain a two-family residence.

Education Ad Hoc Committee: Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 7:00 pm. Location:Farnsworth House, 90 South Street.

Housing & Development Committee: Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 7:00 pm, at Bowditch School building, 82 Green Street (enter at sidewalk level to left of Main stairs). On the agenda: DCAMM Proposal for Low Threshold Supportive Housing on the Shattuck Campus with invitations were sent to MA Executive Office of Health and Human Services, Boston Department of Neighborhood Development, and MA DCAMM’s Office of Real Estate Management Services.

Zoning Committee: Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 7:00 at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street. On the agenda: The requests of 1 Park Place to demolish existing carriage house and construct 1530 square foot, 1.5 story addition for second dwelling unit. and 94 Louders Lane to construct new deck per plans; extend exiting porch roof to the right side per plans.

Environment, Parks & Energy Committee:  Thursday, Sept. 27 at 6:00 pm at JP Licks, 659 Centre St. Agenda: TBA

 

Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council

Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, at 7:00 pm, at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street. Agenda includes: Updates from Committees.

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Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council

Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, 7:00 p.m. at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street

Agenda

1.Introductions of members.

2.Review/approve minutes of the July 24, 2018 Council meeting.

3.Announcements.

4.African American Master Artists in Residence Program request for a support letter.

5.Committee reports/recommendations:

5.1.Public Service Committee: a). VOTE to support the petition of 100 Percent Delicias Express Corp, doing business as “100 Percent Delicias Express,” at 660A Centre Street in Jamaica Plain for a seven-day common victualler license, with the hours of 9:00am to 11:00pm, with one (1) TV only, with Lewis Crespo as manager; b). VOTE to support the petition of GJS – 660 Realty Trust at 656-660 Centre Street in Jamaica Plain to change the legal occupancy to include 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 660A Centre Street, 100 Percent Delicias Express Corp, doing business as “100 Percent Delicias Express”; c). VOTE to accept Samantha Montano as the vice-chair of the Public Service Committee.

5.2.Zoning Committee: Report and recommendations that Council members:  a). VOTE to approve the change in occupancy from jewelry boutique to take-out restaurant at 368 Centre Street, with provisos current business and current owner only; b). VOTE to approve the construction of a three-story residential building with three units and two off-street parking spaces at 3247-3249 Washington Street subject to applicant holding a follow-up meeting with ESNA on issues regarding City Realty properties; c). VOTE to approve the construction of exterior freezer and storage improvement at 659 Centre Street, with provisos: (1) agreement with 9 Park Place neighbor on treatment of facing wall; (2) installation of sound dampening enclosure around rooftop condensers; (3) replacing older rooftop condensers as planned; and (4) follow-up meeting with abutters; d). VOTE to approve the change in occupancy from two family to three-family dwelling; construct new rear addition, rear deck, side dormer, and exterior stairs and landing at 71 Mozart Street; e). VOTE to demolish existing building and construct new three-story building with two commercial units (office and retail) on the first floor and eight (8) two bedroom residential units at 628-630A Centre Street.

5.3.Housing & Development Committee: NO AUGUST MEETING.

5.4.Environment, Parks & Energy Committee: NO AUGUST MEETING.

6.New business.

7.Adjournment.