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

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 includes: (1) Approval of letter from JPNC and community groups to MassDOT requesting that funding for Arborway Yard improvements be included in MassDOT’s Capital Improvement Plan; (2) Jamaica Plain NDC presentation of their project on Call Street and Carolina Avenue (former MassDOT parcels); (3) Short term leasing and the proposal before the City Council to regulate short term rentals – presentation by Rich Giordano, Director of Policy & Community Planning, Fenway CDC; and, (4) Good Jobs Standards – review of draft guidelines for construction and permanent jobs.

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.

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.

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