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February 2018 Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings

Public Service Committee: Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at 7:00 pm, at Curtis Hall, 20 South Street.  Agenda: TBA

Zoning Committee: Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at 7:00 pm, at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street.  Agenda includes: (1)18 Marbury Terrace (Community Servings seeks to combine 15,408 square foot lot and 33,998 square foot lot and construct 17,000 square foot addition to existing building for catering/kitchen use; renovate 8,000 square feet in existing building; site work, landscaping, and grading); (2) 20A-20B Lee Street (build two additional dwelling units in location of current carriage house and shed, per plans); (3) 3247-3249 Washington Street (construct a 3-story residential building with four units and three interior parking spaces); and, (4) The return of 31-33 Woodlawn Street (modify existing building to create 3-family residence with exterior decks; construct second 3-family residence; total of 6 residential units with 6 parking spaces on site).  Please note that the project description for 3247-3249 Washington Street has been modified since the time the developer first filed plans. Materials on the above matters, including plans and photographs, submitted to the committee may be accessed here.

Housing & Development Committee: Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at 7:00 pm, at The Bowditch School building, Green Street (enter at sidewalk level to the left of the main stairs).  Agenda: TBA.

Zoning Committee: Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at 7:00 pm, at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street.  Agenda includes: (1) 137 Amory Street (Building C at 125 Amory Street site)(construct a new residential building on subdivided parcel — four stories with sixty-two (62) units): (2) 287 Chestnut Avenue (legalize existing three-family dwelling currently classified as a two-family);(3) 29 Goldsmith Street (change occupancy from two-family to three-family dwelling; renovate interior and raise height of building on existing footprint; building to have three residential units on four floors); and, (4) 34 Roseway Street (create driveway and two off-street parking spaces). Materials on the above matters, including plans and photographs, submitted to the committee may be accessed here.

Environment Parks & Energy Committee:  Thursday, February 22, 2018, at 6:00 pm, at JP Licks.  Agenda: TBA

Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council

Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at 7:00 pm, at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street. Agenda includes Q & A with Representative Sanchez.

January 2018 Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings (Rev. 3)

 Environment, Parks & Energy Committee: Thursday, January 25, 2018, at 6:00 pm, at JP Licks, 659 Centre Street. Agenda: TBA.

 Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council

Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 7:00 pm
Farnsworth House, 90 South Street

Agenda

1.Introductions.

2.Review/approve minutes of the December 19, 2017, Council meeting.

3. Announcements.

4..Q & A with Representative Liz Malia

5. Committee Reports/Recommendations:

5.1 Housing & Development Committee report, including recommendation that the Council VOTE: (a) To approve the committee’s “Good Jobs” standards.  To review the specifics of the proposed standards, click JPNC Good Jobs Standards docx.

5.2 Environment, Parks & Energy Committee report.

5.3 Public Service Committee report, including recommendation(s) that the Council VOTE: (a) To amend the vote of support taken by the Council on November 28,2017, on the petition of Juicygreens, Inc., at 61 South Street to change the hours of operation from “7:30 am to 10:00 pm” to “7:00 am to 9:00 pm.”

5.4 Zoning Committee report, including recommendation(s) that the Council VOTE: To approve/deny variance(s)/change(s) of use for properties at 8 Wyman Street, 606-610 Centre Street, 41 Aldworth Street, 71-73 Brookley Road and 26 Bardwell Street.  To review the specifics of the zoning relief requested for these properties and the respective recommendations of the Zoning Committee, click Jan 23 2018 Zoning Report .  To review materials submitted to the committee for these projects, click here.

6. Further planning for the April 28, 2018, Council election.

7. Discussion of possible ways to increase community attendance at Council meetings.

8. New business.

9. Adjournment.

January 2018 Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings (Rev. 2)

Housing & Development Committee: Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at 7:00 pm, at Bowditch School building, 82 Green Street (enter at sidewalk level to left of main stairs). Agenda includes: (1) Updates; and, (2)  Good Jobs Standards – proposal for draft guidelines for construction and permanent jobs.

Zoning Committee: Wednesday, January 17, 2018, at 7: 00 pm, at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street.  Agenda includes:  (1) 71-73 Brookley Road (subdivide existing 8886 square foot lot into 4422 lot with existing three-family residence and 4464 vacant lot); (2) The return of 26 Bardwell Street (construct new rear addition to existing three-family residential dwelling; construct dormers and exterior decks with egress stairs; create three off-street parking spaces); and, (3) 18 Marbury Terrace (Community Servings seeks to combine 15,408 square foot lot and 33,998 square foot lot and construct 17,000 square foot addition to existing building for catering/kitchen use; renovate 8,000 square feet in existing building; site work, landscaping, and grading).  .

Environment, Parks & Energy Committee: Thursday, January 25, 2018, at 6:00 pm, at JP Licks, 659 Centre Street. Agenda: TBA.

Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council

Tuesday, January 23, 2018, at 7: 00 pm, at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street.  Agenda: TBA.