Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.

The JPNC continues to conduct virtual meetings, which are open to the public.  To access the meeting from a computer, use the link:
Meeting ID: 859 6723 9298 and Passcode: 653190
Or by telephone, call 312-626-6799 and follow the prompts to enter the Meeting ID: 859 6723 9298 and Passcode: 653190#


1.  Introduction of members.

2.  Review/approve minutes from the 11/24/20 and 12/22/20 JPNC meetings.

3.  Announcements.

  • 3.1.  First Announcement of a vacancy on the Council in Area A;           
  • 3.2.  First Announcement of a vacancy on the Council in Area C;
  • 3.3.  3rd Announcement of a vacancy on the council in Area B.

4.  An update from Tomas Gonzalez of CORE Empowerment on their plans to open an adult-use cannabis retail business at 401 Centre Street.

5.  Committee reports/recommendations:

  • 5.1.  Zoning Committee: Report on the recommendations of the committee to: 1). VOTE to approve the proposal at 1785 Columbus Avenue, where Boston Healthcare for the Homeless seeks to change occupancy to include a 2600 square foot family practice clinic on the second floor; 2). VOTE to approve the proposal at 97-99 Williams Street for a new 6-unit residential construction on vacant lot (99 Williams Street) combined with portion of neighboring lot; (97 Williams Street) with the proviso that the design be modified as to first-floor unit on right side building to create covered front porch.
  • 5.2.  Housing & Development Committee: Report from the committee on their discussions of:  1). Net Zero Carbon Construction; 2). Affordable housing financing.
  • 5.3.  Public Service Committee:  Report from the committee on their discussions of:  1). An education campaign on new striping on JP streets; 2). How to reform the police.
  • 5.4.  Outreach/Election Committee: Report on planning for the next Election on 4/24/21 with Nomination Packets to be released 2/26/21. 

6.  New Business        

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