Special Community MeetingÂ and Discussion on the BRA JP/Rox Draft Plan for the Forest Hills-Egleston Square-Jackson Square area, on June 22, 2016, at 7:00 pm, sponsored by the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council
WHAT?Â Â Â The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council, through its Housing & Development Committee and its Zoning Committee, invite you to participate in a community discussion of what’s good andÂ what’s not so good about the BRA’s JP/Rox draft plan.Â Â This is a BRA plan for the Forest Hills-Egleston Square-Jackson Square area,Â including Washington Street, Columbus Avenue, Green Street and AmoryÂ Street.Â Â New zoning for this area will be created from the final version of this BRA plan, which willÂ include significant changes in use, density, and height allowances.
WHEN? Â Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at 7:00 pm
WHERE? Farnsworth House, 90 South Street
Â Regular June 2016 Neighborhood CouncilÂ & Committee Meetings
Â Zoning Committee: Wednesday, June 1, 2016, at 7:00 pm at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street. Agenda includes: (1) 8 Nira Avenue (create six-family dwelling by renovating existing three-family dwelling and adding three-story addition to include three additional residential units); (2) 33 and 35-37 Haverford Street (combine existing 3,606 square foot lot with 3,873 square foot lot; raze existing two-family dwelling and construct a new three-story three-family dwelling and a new three-story five-family dwelling on combined lot. Two dwellings to share common driveway); (3) 65 Rockwood Street (change of occupancy from church with daycare to community center with daycare, to clarify existing occupancy; renovate community center and construct 50 foot x 8 foot addition on first floor, per plans); and, (4) 39 Eliot Street (raze garage and construct additional residential unit as an addition to existing single-family residence. New second unit to be 2950 square feet with three bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths. Note that the 39 Eliot Street project is â€œas of right,â€ requiring no variances, but as the site is within the Monument Square Design Overlay District, it is on the agenda for design review comments to the BRA. To review the plans, photos, etc. submitted to the committee re: 8 Nira Avenue, 33 and 35-37 Haverford Street and 65 Rockwood Street click here.Â To review the plans submitted to the BRA for design review of 39 Eliot Street, use this link.
Public Service Committee: Tuesday, June 7, 2016, at 7:00 pm at the John F. Kennedy School, 7 Bolster Street. Agenda includes: (1) A petition of The Blue Nile Restaurant for a new Seven-Day Common Victualler (Restaurant) Beer & Wine License at 389 Centre Street with Yosef Haile as manager; and, (2) A petition of The Haven at 2 Perkins Street for a Seven-Day Common Victualler (Restaurant) All-Alcohol License with a 1:00 am closing hour, with Jason Waddleton as manager.
Â Environment, Parks & Energy Committee: Date, time, location and agenda: TBA.
Zoning Committee: Wednesday, June 15, 2016, at 7:00 pm at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street. Agenda includes 14-16 McBride Street (construct new six-unit residential building with garage parking). To review the plans, photos, etc. submitted to the committee for this project, click here.
Â Housing & Development Committee: Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at 7:00 pm at the Bowditch School building on Green Street (enter at sidewalk level to the left of the main stairs). Agenda includes presentation by City Realty of proposed project at 3193 Washington Street and planning for future committee meetings.
Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council
Tuesday, June 28 2016, at 7:00 pm, at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street. Agenda: TBA.
Zoning Committee: Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street. Agenda: TBA.