JPNC Make-Up Meeting 1/11/21 @7PM

Hello JP residents and friends, 

As we did not have a quorum at our December 28th meeting, we will host a meeting January 11th, at 7PM to approve several committee agenda items and hear from SEED regarding their request. This meeting will not replace our January 25th meeting.

Find below the agenda and the zoom link for Tuesday’s meeting:


1. Introduction of members. 
2. Review/approve minutes from the 11/23/21 meeting. 

3. Announcements:
3.1. Open JPNC seats nominations and votes
3.2. Community Announcements
4. SEED presentation: 
SEED Dispensary (401A Centre Street) is requesting a change of closing 
time to 10:00pm and removal of language for shared valet in the Host Community Agreement. 
5. Committee reports/recommendations: 
5.1. Zoning Committee: Report on the recommendations of the committee on:  
1). 26 Egleston Street (add driveway and curb cut at right side of existing home for two off-street parking spaces in the rear and one parking space at the driveway entrance. 2). 23 Iffley Road (add a driveway adjacent to existing three-family residence), 3).88 Rockview Street (construct a single-family house on lot),4). 265-267 Amory Street (construct new four-story residential building with nine units and nine parking spaces; construct new three-story building with office space, classroom, and first-floor ski shop as headquarters/community center for Youth Enrichment Services) 5). Doyle’s Café development, which involves three lots proposed to be combined into a single lot – Doyle’s Café – 3484 Washington Street (restoration of 4500 square foot Doyle’s Café – change of occupancy to include new 5000 square foot market, sixteen residential units, and 22 parking spaces; combine three parcels into single lot); Doyle’s Café – 60 Williams Street (construct four-story, seven-unit residential building; combine three parcels into single lot); and Doyles Café – 69 Williams Street (construct three-story, six-unit residential building with six parking spaces; combine three parcels into single lot).  
5.2. Public Service Committee: Initiatives of the Public Service Committee for 2021-2023
5.3. Housing & Development Committee: No votes needed

6. New Business:

Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: JPNC Make-up
Time: Jan 11, 2022 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Housing and Development Committee Agenda 10/19

JPNC Housing & Development Committee
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021
Zoom link:
Zoom dial-in: +1 929 205 6099 US (New York); Meeting ID: 844 2748 7267; Passcode: 044994


·         Announcements

o   Update on Forbes Building, if any

·         New Members & Elect Chair & other positions (Vice-Chair, Clerk)

·         Article 80 Projects:

o   3409 Washington St. – Dave Traggorth, Traggorth Companies (to be confirmed)

Topics: % of total units affordable, AMI for affordable units, transit-oriented development, energy efficiency & sustainability, urban design, job creation, community process, community benefits

Others in attendance: Ebony DaRosa, Project Manager, BPDA

·         Other presentations:

o   BPDA Community Outreach – Barry Reaves, Director, Diversity & Inclusion at BPDA (confirmed); Jamahrl Crawford, Community Liaison for JP, Roxbury and Mission Hill, BPDA

Topics: BPDA community outreach efforts, Housing & Development Committee DE&I outreach initiative

o   127 Amory St. – John K. Harding, Project Manager, The Community Builders (confirmed)

Topics: Adding additional affordable units and reduction in overall number of units, plans for a community process

o   10 Stonley Rd., AKA “Stonley-Brookley” – Matt Henzy, Associate Director of Real Estate, JPNDC (confirmed); Dave Traggorth, Traggorth Companies (to be confirmed)

Topics: Change of ownership and changing development from 20% affordable to 100% affordable, plans for community process

Others in attendance: Aisling Kerry, Project Manager, BPDA

·         Matters for Potential Vote

o   3409 Washington St.

o   127 Amory Street – Community Builders are seeking letter of support

·         Discussion on DE&I outreach initiative – Samantha Montaňo, temporary JPNC chair, has asked to discuss

August Agenda

Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council
Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.
The JPNC continues to conduct virtual meetings, which are open to the public.  To access the meeting from a computer, please use the link:

Meeting ID: 859 6723 9298 and Passcode: 653190

Or by telephone, call 312-626-6799 and follow the prompts to enter the Meeting ID: 859 6723 9298 and Passcode: 653190#


1.   Introduction of members.

2.   Review/approve minutes from the08/24/21 JPNC meetings.

3.   Announcements.

  • Franklin Park Zoo community initiative 
  • Council Vacancies

4. Presentation by the MBTA

4.   Committee reports/recommendations:

  • 4.1.   Zoning Committee: To be Announced
  • 4.2.   Public Service Committee: BMS, Ethiopian Cafe, Mike and Pattys 
  • 4.3.   Housing & Development Committee: 
    • Forbes Building – continued discussion
    • Blessed Sacrament Church – review & discuss presentation by Hyde Square Task Force; public presentations online and in person are scheduled for 9/30
    • Discussion on new member policy

5.   Election of New Officers and Committee pt 2. 

6.   New Business  
 Next Meeting 10/26/21; Executive Committee Meeting 10/21/21