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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.

Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

Farnsworth House, 90 South Street

Agenda

1. Introductions of members.

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

3. Announcements.

4. Presentation by Councilor O’Malley.

5. Old Business.

6. Committee reports/recommendations:

6.1. Housing & Development Committee: Report on: 1).  An informational presentation by The Community Builders & Pine St. Inn about their proposal to build on the current site of this Pine St. Inn facility at 3368 Washington; 2).  A discussion on the Shattuck Campus Planning Process in order to submit accurate feedback to HRIA, the consultant group leading the planning process

6.2 Zoning Committee: TBA.  

6.3.  Public Service Committee: Report on: 1). Bicycle safety; 2). Crosswalks and bicycle lanes needing painting.

6.4. Environment, Parks, and Energy Committee:  Accepting nominations for a new Chair

6.5. Education Ad Hoc Committee: TBA

7. New business.

8. Adjournment.

Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings, March 2019

Public Service Committee: Tuesday, March 5 at 7:00 pm at Curtis Hall, 20 South Street.  On the agenda will be:  1). A continued discussion on bicycle safety; 2).  The creation of a list of crosswalks and bike lanes needing painting and streets needing repair in Jamaica Plain.

Zoning Committee:  Wednesday, March 6 at 7:00 pm at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street.  On the agenda will be 3231 Washington Street, a change in occupancy from a two-family to four-family and renovations of existing triple-decker including kitchen, baths, building systems; existing siding to be painted or replaced and sprinkler system to be installed) and a presentation by Committee-member Max Glikman of his analysis of City Realty investment practices in JP.  The City Realty presentation will include an opportunity for discussion and Q&A. 

Education Ad Hoc Committee: Tuesday, March 19 at 7:00 pm at Curtis Hall, 20 South Street. On the agenda will be: TBA

Housing & Development Committee: Tuesday, March 19 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: 1). An informational presentation by The Community Builders and Pine St. Inn on their plans for 3368 Washington; 2).  A discussion on the redevelopment of the Shattuck Hospital site.

Zoning Committee:  Wednesday, March 20 at 7:00 pm at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street. On the agenda will be: 12 Rock Hill Road (construct new building with fifteen residential units and 26 off-street parking spaces); the return of 79 Jamaica Street (construct new two-family dwelling); the return of 106 Forest Hills Street (demolish existing structure and erect a three-story building with nine (9) residential units with balconies and roof decks and twelve (12) off-street parking spaces); and the return of 16R Robeson Street (construct a new single-family house with roof deck above two-car garage on existing 5730 square foot vacant lot. Two off-street parking spaces to be accessed through 16 Robeson Street driveway).  

Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council:  Tuesday, March 26 at 7:00 pm, at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street.  On the agenda will be: 1). A conversation with Councilor Matt O’Malley; 2). Updates and recommendations of committees.