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Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings Sept. 2019

Public Service Committee: Tuesday, Sept. 3 at 7:00 pm at Curtis Hall, 20 South Street.  On the agenda will be the petition of Monumental Market Group, LLC, doing business as “Monumental Market” at 36 South Street for a 7-Day Common Victualler License with an 8:00 pm closing hour, with take-out and Kelsey Munger as manager.

Zoning Committee:  Wednesday, Sept. 4 at 7:00 pm at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street. There are three matters on the agenda:  1). 49 Robinwood Avenue (Arbour Hospital seeks to increase capacity from 118 to 122 beds within existing space);  2). 30-32 Greenview Avenue (add an addition to back of house for bedroom in connection with remodel);  3). 6-8 Cheshire Street (finish basement).

Education Committee: Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 7:00 pm at Curtis Hall, 20 South Street. The agenda will be: 1). An update on the partnership with the BPS Community Engagement team; 2). Egleston Square Main Street pop-up Wednesday from 4pm – 5:30pm; 3). Update on mobile enrollment; 4). Time with Representative Elugardo.

Housing & Development Committee (PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN TIME AND LOCATION):  Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 6:30 pm at Brookside Health Center, 3297 Washington St.  On the agenda will be: 1).  An update on the City-Wide Inclusionary Development Policy Campaign;  2).  An update and discussion on the Shattuck Campus Planning.  

Zoning Committee:  Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 7:00 pm at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street.  The agenda will be: 1). 74 Brookley Road (finish basement with bathroom, bedroom, office, family room, and workshop);  2). 62-64 Boynton Street (raze existing garage and construct a new three-story building with two residential units and 4 off-street parking spaces);  3).  6 Martinwood Road (construct carport and rear mudroom addition to existing single-family residence).

Parks + Committee:  TBA at 6:00 pm at JP Licks. The agenda will be:  TBA

Executive Committee:  Thursday, Sept. 19 at 7:00 pm at JP Licks.

Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council:  Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 7:00 pm, at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street.  On the agenda will be updates and recommendations of committees.

Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council Meeting, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, 7:00 p.m.at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street

Agenda

1. Introductions of members.

2. Review/approve minutes of the 7/23/19 Council Meeting.

3. Announcements:

  • 3.1. Third announcement of 2 vacancies on the Council in Area A (Hyde Square, Jackson Square).
  • 3.2. Third announcement of 1 vacancy on the Council in Area C (Woodbourne, Jamaica Hill, Moss Hill, Pondside).

4. Old Business:

  • 4.1. Update from Bylaws Committee.

5. Working and Ad Hoc Committee:

  • 5.1. Parks + Committee: Report and updates.
  • 5.2. Education Ad Hoc Committee: Report and updates.
  • 5.3. Zoning Committee: Report and recommendations.
  • 5.4. Public Service Committee: Report and updates.
  • 5.5. Housing & Development Committee: 1). A VOTE to send a letter of support regarding the proposal by Pine Street Inn and The Community Builders, Inc., to build a six-story, new construction, mixed-use building at 3368 Washington Street with an estimated 225 affordable residential units, (141 units designated for supportive housing for formerly homeless individuals and 85 units for families from a range of incomes. 2).  A VOTE to send a letter of support regarding the proposal by Urban Edge to build a new six-story, approximately 75,000 square foot mixed-use building at 1595 – 1599 Columbus Avenue that will include approximately 65 units of affordable rental apartments and 4,000 square feet of non-residential space on the ground floor.

6. New business.

7. Adjournment.

Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings – Aug. 2019 (rev. 8/6/19)


Public Service Committee: Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 7:00 pm at Curtis Hall, 20 South Street.  On the agenda will be: TBA

Zoning Committee:  Wednesday, Aug. 7 at 7:00 pm at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street. The agenda include:  1).  A petition by 9-11 Seaverns Avenue to combine existing 6-family apartment buildings at 5 Brown Terrace, 7 Brown Terrace, 9 Seaverns Avenue, and 11 Seaverns Avenue, and renovate existing unfinished basement of 24-unit combined apartment building to create 9 new/additional units in basement.  Combined building to have 33 units in total.  Basement to be fully sprinklered;  2). A petition by 21 Rocky Nook Terrace to erect a new single-family house on a newly subdivided lot, per plans.

Education Committee: Tuesday, Aug. 20 at 7:00 pm at Curtis Hall, 20 South Street. The agenda will be:  TBA

Housing & Development Committee: Tuesday, Aug. 20 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 2 Article 80 projects: 1). Pine Street Inn and The Community Builders, Inc., are proposing a six-story, new construction, mixed-use building at 3368 Washington Street and with an estimated 225 affordable residential units, with 140 units designated for supportive housing for formerly homeless individuals and 85 units for families from a range of incomes. 2).  Urban Edge is proposing the construction of a new six-story, approximately 75,000 square foot mixed-use building at 1595 – 1599 Columbus Avenue that will include approximately 65 units of affordable rental apartments and 4,000 square feet of non-residential space on the ground floor.

Parks + Committee:  TBA at 6:00 pm at JP Licks. The agenda will be:  TBA

Zoning Committee:  Wednesday, Aug. 21 at 7:00 pm at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street.  The agenda will include an informational presentation by Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital on the proposed campus expansion at 1153 Centre Street.

Executive Committee:  Thursday, Aug. 22 at 7:00 pm at JP Licks. The agenda will be:  TBA

Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council:  Tuesday, Aug. 27 at 7:00 pm, at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street.  On the agenda will be updates and recommendations of committees.