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Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council

Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

Farnsworth House, 90 South Street

Agenda

1. Introductions of members.

2. Review/approve minutes of the 6/25/19 Council Minutes.

3. Announcements:

  • 3.1 Second announcement of 1 vacancy on the Council in Area C (Woodbourne, Jamaica Hill, Moss Hill, Pondside).
  • 3.2 Second announcement of 2 vacancies on the Council in Area A (Hyde Square, Jackson Square, Egleston Square).

4. Old Business:

  • 4.1 Update from Bylaws Committee.

5. Working and Ad Hoc Committee reports/recommendations:

  • 5.1. Education Ad Hoc Committee:  Update.
  • 5.2. Zoning Committee: Recommendation regarding the petition by 41 Pershing Road to renovate attic space and convert to additional living space; construct roof dormer and new stairs to attic; new space to include master bedroom, closet, and bathroom.  
  • 5.3. Public Service Committee: 1).  A VOTE supporting the request of 3700 Wash LLC, doing business as “Eugene O’Neill’s”, at 3700 Washington Street for a 7-day common victualler all-alcohol beverage license, with a 1:00am closing hour, with Melissa Hunt as manager, and also for an entertainment license for four TVs, trivia, karaoke, and up to three live performers.  2). A VOTE to write a letter to the City of Boston Chief of Streets asking for striping and enforcement of the fire lane on Robinwood Avenue.
  • 5.4. Housing & Development Committee: Update on discussion of the City’s Inclusionary Development Policy (IDP) and current efforts to update the IDP.
  • 5.5. Parks + Ad Hoc Committee: Update on JP Park Audit.

6. New business.

7. Adjournment.

Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings

July 2019 (Updated 7/10/19)

 
Public Service Committee: Tuesday, July 2 at 7:00 pm at Curtis Hall, 20 South Street. On the agenda will be: 1). The petition of Eugene O’Neill’s at 3700 Washington Street for a 7-day Common Victualler All-Alcohol Beverage License with a 1:00 am closing hour, with Melissa Hunt as manager, and an Entertainment License for four TVs, trivia, karaoke, and up to three live performers; 2). The petition of J-Pizle Kitchen at 536 Centre Street for a 7-day Common Victualler Beer & Wine License with an 11:00 pm closing hour, with Cindy Villada as manager, and an Entertainment License for three TVs and up to three live performers.

Zoning Committee:  Wednesday, July 10 at 7:00 pm at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street. The agenda will be: 41 Pershing Road, a request to renovate attic space and convert to additional living space; construct roof dormer and new stairs to attic; new space to include master bedroom, closet, and bathroom.  Also on the agenda will a vote to fill the vacancy. 

Education Ad Hoc Committee: Tuesday, July 16 at 7:00 pm at Curtis Hall, 20 South Street. The agenda will be:  TBA

Housing & Development Committee: Tuesday, July 16 at 7:00 pm at Bowditch School building, 82 Green Street (enter at sidewalk level to left of Main stairs). On the agenda will be a continued discussion of the City’s Inclusionary Development Policy (IDP) and current efforts to update the IDP; the purpose of the IDP is to create and preserve affordable housing.

Parks + Ad Hoc Committee:  Wednesday, July 19 at 6:00 pm at JP Licks. The agenda will be:  TBA

Zoning Committee:  Wednesday, July 24 at 7:00 pm at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street. The agenda will be:  TBA

Executive Committee:  Thursday, July 18 at 7:00 pm at JP Licks. The agenda will be:  TBA

Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council:  Tuesday, July 23 at 7:00 pm, at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street.  On the agenda will be updates and recommendations of committees.

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Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council

Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

Farnsworth House, 90 South Street

Agenda (rev. 6/25/19)

1. Introductions of members.

2. Review/approve minutes of the 5/28/19 Council Minutes.

3. Announcements.

  • 3.1. Second announcement of vacancy on the Council in Area C (Woodbourne, Jamaica Hill, Moss Hill, Pondside).

4. Old Business

  • 4.1 Vote on Just Cause removal of Bruce Marks from the Council for failure to attend at least 7 of the last 12 Council meetings.
  • 4.2 Presentation by Outreach Committee.
  • 4.3 Presentation by Bylaws Committee.

5. Working Committee reports/recommendations:

  • 5.1. Zoning Committee: 1). A request by 32 Rockview Street to add a 3500 square foot addition to existing three-family residence creating a four-family residence.  2).  A request by 44 and 46 Marmion Street to construct a new three-family residence with roof deck on vacant land at 46 Marmion Street and add a third story to existing two-family residence and change occupancy to a three-family residence at 44 Marmion Street. There will be six off street parking spaces to be shared by both buildings with 5 on 46 Marmion Street and 1 on 44 Marmion Street. 3). A request by 121 Brookside Avenue to consolidate parcels for combined 8,679 square foot parcel and construct a four-story mixed-use 23 unit building with 2 artist live-work spaces and 21 residential condominiums.  4).  A request by 32 Perkins Street to renovate existing three-family dwelling and expand into basement to create an 11-room lodging house with renovated kitchens and bathrooms. 5). A request by 32R Perkins Street to demolish existing carriage house and construct a new 6-room lodging house. One of two dwellings on same lot. 6). A request by 9 Rockwood Street to remove/repair walls on rear single-story room, install new roofing over room and over patio; build roof over rear patio, interior renovations.
  • 5.2. Public Service Committee: A VOTE to accept Omer Hecht as a community member of the Public Service Committee.
  • 5.3. Housing & Development Committee: 1).  A VOTE to join the IDP Coalition to request change Inclusionary Development Policy Update to include: 2). An update on the Shattuck Redevelopment process.
  • 5.4. Environment, Parks, and Energy Committee:  Accepting nominations for a new Chair
  • 5.5. Education Ad Hoc Committee:  Update on partnering with Boston Public Schools for the upcoming school year.

6. New business.

7. Adjournment.