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Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council

Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, 7:00 p.m. at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street

Agenda

1.Introductions of members.

2.Review/approve minutes of the July 24, 2018 Council meeting.

3.Announcements.

4.African American Master Artists in Residence Program request for a support letter.

5.Committee reports/recommendations:

5.1.Public Service Committee: a). VOTE to support the petition of 100 Percent Delicias Express Corp, doing business as “100 Percent Delicias Express,” at 660A Centre Street in Jamaica Plain for a seven-day common victualler license, with the hours of 9:00am to 11:00pm, with one (1) TV only, with Lewis Crespo as manager; b). VOTE to support the petition of GJS – 660 Realty Trust at 656-660 Centre Street in Jamaica Plain to change the legal occupancy to include restaurant with #36A take-out use at this address, with the proviso that the take-out use will stay with the current business tenant at 660A Centre Street, 100 Percent Delicias Express Corp, doing business as “100 Percent Delicias Express”; c). VOTE to accept Samantha Montano as the vice-chair of the Public Service Committee.

5.2.Zoning Committee: Report and recommendations that Council members:  a). VOTE to approve the change in occupancy from jewelry boutique to take-out restaurant at 368 Centre Street, with provisos current business and current owner only; b). VOTE to approve the construction of a three-story residential building with three units and two off-street parking spaces at 3247-3249 Washington Street subject to applicant holding a follow-up meeting with ESNA on issues regarding City Realty properties; c). VOTE to approve the construction of exterior freezer and storage improvement at 659 Centre Street, with provisos: (1) agreement with 9 Park Place neighbor on treatment of facing wall; (2) installation of sound dampening enclosure around rooftop condensers; (3) replacing older rooftop condensers as planned; and (4) follow-up meeting with abutters; d). VOTE to approve the change in occupancy from two family to three-family dwelling; construct new rear addition, rear deck, side dormer, and exterior stairs and landing at 71 Mozart Street; e). VOTE to demolish existing building and construct new three-story building with two commercial units (office and retail) on the first floor and eight (8) two bedroom residential units at 628-630A Centre Street.

5.3.Housing & Development Committee: NO AUGUST MEETING.

5.4.Environment, Parks & Energy Committee: NO AUGUST MEETING.

6.New business.

7.Adjournment.

Aug. 2018 Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings

Public Service Committee:   Tuesday, Aug. 7 at 7:00 pm at the The Brewery, Building B, 31 Germania Street (near Brookside Avenue).  On the agenda will be a petition of Boston Beer Company at 30 Germania Street to add the categories of three instrumentalists and three vocalists, disc jockey, dancing by patrons, and karaoke to their existing non-live entertainment license, with Jennifer Glanville as manager.

(At the request of Pimentel Market, their petition for a retail package store malt & wine license at 340 Centre Street has ben moved to the September meeting.)

Zoning Committee:  Wednesday, August 8 at 7:00 pm at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street. There are three matters on the agenda:
1). 22-24 Adelaide Street (change occupancy from a two-family to a three-family dwelling to create a caretaker’s apartment by creating accessible rear-entry and attached garage and renovating first-floor unit for accessibility; replace back porches and egress stairs);
2). 3247-3249 Washington Street (City Realty seeks to construct a three-story residential building with three units and two off-street parking spaces.);
3). 659 Centre Street (JP Licks seeks to construct exterior freezer and storage improvement).

Zoning Committee: Wednesday, August 22 at 7:00 pm at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street. The agenda for that meeting will include:
1). 71 Mozart Street (change occupancy from two-family to three-family dwelling; construct new rear addition, rear deck, side dormer, and exterior stairs and landing);
2). 79 Jamaica Street (construct a new two-family dwelling);
3). 628-630A Centre Street (demo existing building and construct new three-story building with two commercial units (office and retail) on the first floor and eight (8) two-bedroom residential units).

Housing & Development Committee: NO AUGUST MEETING
The next meeting will be Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 at 7:00 pm, at Bowditch School building, 82 Green Street (enter at sidewalk level to left of Main stairs). Agenda: TBA

Environment, Parks & Energy Committee: NO AUGUST MEETING

 

Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council
Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at 7:00 pm, at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street.

Agenda includes: Updates from Committees.

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Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council

Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 7:00 p.m. Farnsworth House, 90 South Street

Agenda

  1. Introductions of members.
  2. Review/approve minutes of the June 26, 2018, Council meeting.
  3. Announcements.
  4. Improvement of website/updating Council presence in media – Member’s Bio
  5. Brainstorming topics of interest.
  6. Committee reports/recommendations:
    1. Public Service Committee; report and recommendations that Council members VOTE to affirm: the request of Blue Nile, Inc., doing business as “Blue Nile Restaurant” at 389 Centre Street for a change in closing hour of its 7-Day Common Victualler Malt and Wine License to a 12:00midnight closing;  the request of Santias Bakery LLC, doing business as “Santia’s Bakery”, at 3381Washington Street for a 7-Day Common Victualler License, with take-out (with the usual proviso). with the hours of 7:00am to 10:00pm, with Sergio Espinoza, as manager; the request of 669 Centre, LLC, doing business as “Centre Street Café”, at 669A Centre Street for a change in ownership in its 7-Day Common Victualler Wines, Malt Beverages and Liqueurs License to add Robyn McGrath and Leila Asher as stockholders, and also to change its doing business as name to “Little Dipper” (at the same location); the request of 711 Centre,  LLC, doing business as “Casa Verde”, at 711 Centre Street for a change in ownership in its 7-Day Common Victualler All Alcoholic Beverages License to add Justin Iantosca as stockholder. Next Meeting: Tuesday, August 7 at The Brewery. 31 Germania Street. The agenda will include a request of Boston Beer Company for an entertainment license.
    2. Zoning Committee: report and recommendations that Council members VOTE to affirm:  The removal of the proviso “take-out use granted to this petitioner only” at 300-300C Centre Street to reflect change of ownership from Lidan Pan to Golden Rice Bowl, Inc. ; the construction a two-story kitchen addition to rear of existing single-family home; expand living space into basement at 93 Westchester Road: the change of occupancy from two-family to three-family dwelling; renovate existing unfinished basement to create one additional dwelling unit; construct new exterior entry to basement unit at front of house and add window wells for bedroom windows; building to be fully sprinklered at 21-23 Wyman Street.  Next Meeting Wednesday,July 25th at Farnsworth House.  The agenda will include:  1).  125 and 125A Amory Street,  101 Amory Street, 127 Amory Street;2).  368 Centre Street  4).  22-24 Adelaide Street 
    3. Housing & Development Committee: Report on: DCAMM process to build supportive housing at Shattuck Hospital; Nesterly, an intergenerational housing app.  Next Meeting:  9/18/18
    4. Environment, Parks & Energy Committee: report on Fix-it Clinic July 21, 2018; mini-Fixit Clinic on 8/6 at Mildred C. Hailey complex on National Night Out; and discussion/planning for educational event(s) in Boston Public Schools for implementation of Boston’s plastic bag ban later this year.
  1. New business:
  2. Adjournment.