Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council Tuesday, 12/17/19, 7:00 p.m.

Farnsworth House, 90 South Street

Agenda

1. Introductions of members.

2. Review/approve minutes of the 7/23/19, 9/24/19, 11/26/19 Council Meetings.

3. Announcements.

4. Working and Ad Hoc Committee:

  • 4.1. Education Committee: Update from the Committee on the discussion of the Superintendent’s Community Forum and plans for the coming year.
  • 4.2 Zoning Committee: Report and recommendations that Council Members:  1).  VOTE to approve the petition of Urban Edge to construct a new residential building with approximately 65 affordable units and 4000 square feet of retail ground-floor space at 1595-1599 Columbus Avenue; 2). Vote to approve the petition of 12 Rock Hill Road to combine three existing lots into one 10,138 square foot lot and erect a new, four-story building with fourteen (14) residential units and twenty-six (26) off-street parking spaces; 3).  VOTE to approve the petition of 62-64 Boynton Street to raze existing garage and construct a new three-story building with two residential units and 4 off-street parking spaces.
  • 4.2. Public Service Committee:  Report and recommendation that Council members VOTE to support the petition of City Feed and Supply, Inc., doing business as “City Feed and Supply” at 672 Centre Street in Jamaica Plain for a transfer of their Beer & Wine Package Store License to Equal Exchange, Inc., doing business as “City Feed and Supply” at the same location.
  • 4.3. Housing & Development Committee: Report and recommendation that Council members vote to approve a comment letter to BPDA for 3326 Washington Street, a proposal to construct a five (5)-story, approximately 40,450 gross square foot, green, transit-oriented, mixed-use, mixed-income building.
  • 4.4. Parks + Committee: Update from the Committee on the follow-up discussion of the Oct. 24 meeting and the Shattuck Campus Redesign.
  • 4.6. Outreach Committee: Next meeting 1/13/20.

5. New business.

  • 5.1 Follow-up on Core Empowerment.
  • 5.2 Next election April 2020.

6. Adjournment.

Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings – December 2019

Public Service Committee: Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 7:00 pm at Curtis Hall, 20 South Street.  On the agenda will be a request of City Feed and Supply, Inc., doing business as “City Feed and Supply” at 672 Centre Street in Jamaica Plain for a transfer of their Beer & Wine Package Store License to Equal Exchange, Inc., doing business as “City Feed and Supply” at the same location.

Zoning Committee:  Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 7:00 pm at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street.  The agenda will include: 1595-1599 Columbus Avenue (Urban Edge seeks to construct a new residential building with approximately 65 affordable units and 4000 square feet of retail ground-floor space); the return of 12 Rock Hill Road (combine three existing lots into one 10,138 square foot lot and erect a new, four-story building with fourteen (14) residential units and twenty-six (26) off-street parking spaces); and the return of 62-64 Boynton Street (raze existing garage and construct a new three-story building with two residential units and 4 off-street parking spaces). 

Outreach Committee: Monday, Dec. 9 at 6:30 at JP Licks, 659 Centre Street

Parks + Committee: Monday, Dec. 9 at 8:30 at JP Licks, 659 Centre Street.  On the agenda will be a follow up on the Oct. 24 meeting.

Education Committee:  Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019 at 7:00 pm at JP Licks, 659 Centre Street. The agenda: will include a follow-up on the Superintendent’s community meeting.

Housing & Development Committee: (PLEASE NOTE DATE AND LOCATION) Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 6:30 pm at the Egleston YMCA, 3134 Washington Street. On the agenda will be an Article 80 project, 3326 Washington Street. The proposed project calls for the construction of a five (5)-story, mixed-income building with 47 rental units, including 11 affordable units, some units meeting Boston’s Compact Living Pilot program, and 0 parking

Zoning Committee:  Wednesday, Dec. 18 at 7:00 pm at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street.  On the agenda will be 79 Moss Hill Road, (add second story to existing single-family residence on existing footprint) and 91 Green Street (construct an addition on the rear of the existing house to create an additional dwelling unit and a garage).  

Executive Committee:  Thursday, Dec. 12 at 7:00 pm at JP Licks, 659 Centre Street.

Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council (DUE TO HOLIDAY THE MEETING WILL BE HELD ON THE 3rd TUESDAY) Tuesday, Dec. 17 at 7:00 pm, at Farnsworth House90 South Street.  On the agenda will be reports and updates from the committees.

Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council

Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

Farnsworth House, 90 South Street

Agenda

1. Introductions of members.

2. Review/approve minutes of the 7/23/19, 9/24/19, 10/22/19 Council Meetings.

3. Announcements.

4. A presentation by Sagie Tvizer from JPNDC on the 2020 Census.

5. Election for At-Large member to the Council.

6. Working and Ad Hoc Committee:

  • 6.1. Zoning Committee: Report and recommendations that Council Members:  1).  VOTE to approve the petition of 135 School Street to convert existing single-family residence to two-family residence, per plans; 2). VOTE to approve the TWO petitions of 48 St. John Street, (a) curb cut and off-street parking for two cars on Rockview Street side of property; (b) extend living space into basement per plans; 3). VOTE to approve the petition of 378-380 Centre Street (Brendan Behan) seeks to add outdoor patio with 23 seats and access to existing bar; no work to be done; 4).  VOTE to approve the petition of 71 and 71R May Street to change occupancy of rear building from garage to single-family residence and expand and renovate rear building per plans; 5). VOTE to approve the petition of 10Burr St. to build a detached one-car garage; 6). Update on the design review of 73 Sheridan Street, which is in a Neighborhood Design Overlay District.
  • 6.2. Public Service Committee:  Report and recommendation that Council members VOTE to support the petition of Jes Donuts, Inc., doing business as “Dunkin”, at 37 South Huntington Avenue in Jamaica Plain for a 7-Day Common Victualler License with the hours of 5:00am to 9:00pm, with Janel Silveira as manager.
  • 6.3. Housing & Development Committee: Report and recommendation that Council members vote to approve a comment letter to BPDA for 10 Stonley Road.
  • 6.4. Parks + Committee: Update for the Committee
  • 6.5. Education Committee: Update from the Committee.
  • 6.6. Outreach Committee: : Update from the Committee.

7. New business.

  • 7.1 701 Centre St
  • 7.2 Follow-up on Core Empowerment.
  • 7.2 Next election April 2020.

8. Adjournment.