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Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings

May 2019 (updated 5/3/19)

Zoning Committee:  Wednesday, May 1 at 7:00 pm at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street On the agenda will be: 1).  67 Forest Hills Street (construct a new three-family house per plans.); 2).  21 Rocky Nook Terrace (erect a new single-family house on a newly subdivided lot, per plans); 3). 32 Rockview Street (add 3500 square foot addition to existing three-family residence, creating a four-family residence); 4). 197-201 Green Street (consolidate parcels to create one new lot.  Raze existing structure and erect a four-story mixed use building with twenty-three (23) residential units, one retail space, and six (6) off-street parking spaces).

Public Service Committee: Tuesday, May 7 at 7:00 pm at Curtis Hall, 20 South Street.  On the agenda will be: 1). A petition of Blue Nile Restaurant at 389 Centre Street for a change in their 7-day Common Victualler (Restaurant) Beer & Wine License to serve Beer, Wine and Liqueurs. 2). A continued discussion on bicycle safety, including protected bicycle lanes.

Zoning Committee: Wednesday, May 15 at 7:00 pm at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street. On the agenda will be:  1). 11 Minton Street (renovate building and add a third-floor addition, including dormers and pitched roof, and installing sprinkler system); 2). 17 Chestnut Avenue (change occupancy from commercial to three-family residential building.  Renovate building to add a story.  Building to be sprinklered.); 3). 137 Carolina Avenue and 71 Call Street, 73-73A Call Street, and 77-79 Call Street (417 square feet of land to be conveyed from 137 Carolina to abutting project on Call Street.  Design changes to new construction of four attached three-story, two-family dwellings; eight residential units in all.  Create six (6) off-street parking spaces); 4). 79-81 Spring Park Avenue (install skylights and finish attic space for home art studio space).  

Education Ad Hoc Committee: Tuesday, May 21 at 7:00 pm at Curtis Hall, 20 South Street. Agenda TBA

Housing & Development Committee: Tuesday, May 21 at 7:00 pm, at Bowditch School building, 82 Green Street (enter at sidewalk level to left of Main stairs). Agenda TBA

Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council:  Tuesday, May 28 at 7:00 pm, at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street.  On the agenda will be updates and recommendations of committees.

Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council

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

Farnsworth House, 90 South Street

Agenda

1. Introductions of members.

2. Review/approve minutes of the 3/26/19 Council Minutes.

3. Announcements.

4. Presentation by Senator Chang-Diaz.

5. Committee reports/recommendations:

  • 5.1. Housing & Development Committee: Report on discussions about: 1). Sustainable Construction; 2).  Shattuck Campus Planning.
  • 5.2 Zoning Committee:  Report and recommendations on: 1). A petition for 197-201 Green Street to consolidate parcels to create one new lot, raze existing structure and erect a four-story mixed use building with twenty-three (23) residential units, one retail space, and six (6) off-street parking spaces; 2). A petition for 50 Stedman Street to construct a wood-frame residential structure with twenty-one (21) units.  3).  A petition for 1 Rockwood Terrace to construct a new single-family house with a two-car garage on existing 9008 square foot lot. 
  • 5.3.  Public Service Committee: Report on discussion about: 1). Bicycle safety; 2). Crosswalks and bicycle lanes needing painting.
  • 5.4. Environment, Parks, and Energy Committee:  Accepting nominations for a new Chair
  • 5.5. Education Ad Hoc Committee: TBA

6. New business.

7. Adjournment.


Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings April 2019

Public Service Committee: Tuesday, April 2 at 7:00 pm at Curtis Hall, 20 South Street.  On the agenda will be:  1). A continued discussion on bicycle safety; 2).  The making of a list of crosswalks and bike lanes needing painting and streets needing repair in Jamaica Plain.

Zoning Committee:  Wednesday, April 3 at 7:00 pm at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street On the agenda will be:  1). 197-201 Green Street (consolidate parcels to create one new lot; raze existing structure and erect a four-story mixed use building with twenty-three (23) residential units, one retail space, and six (6) off-street parking spaces); and 2). 50 Stedman Street (construct a wood-frame residential structure with twenty-one (21) units.). 

Education Ad Hoc Committee: Tuesday, April16 at 7:00 pm at Curtis Hall, 20 South Street. Agenda TBA

Housing & Development Committee: Tuesday, April 16 at 7:00 pm, at Bowditch School building, 82 Green Street (enter at sidewalk level to left of Main stairs). Agenda TBA

Zoning Committee:  Wednesday, April 17 at 7:00 pm at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street. On the agenda will be:  1).  1 Rockwood Terrace (construct a new single-family house with a two-car garage on existing 9008 square foot lot); and 2). 67 Forest Hills Street (construct a new three-family house per plans).  

Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council:  Tuesday, April 23 at 7:00 pm, at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street.  On the agenda: 1). A conversation with Senator Chang-Diaz; 2). Updates and recommendations of committees.