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Public Improvement Commission hearing

The commission is holding a public hearing on December 22 at 10 a.m.
Contact information:

Phone: 617-635-4961
Email: PIC@boston.gov

Public Improvement Commission website

Discussion Topics

  1. Petition by neighborhood abutters in East Boston

    On a petition by the neighborhood abutters for a Square Dedication concerning the intersection of Bennington Street and Leyden Street, East Boston, recognizing Mr. Alfred "Buddy" Mangini. (NB 12/8/2016)

  2. Petition by City of Boston Parks & Recreation Department

    On a petition by City of Boston Parks & Recreation Department for the making of Specific Repairs within Sleeper Street, South Boston, located on its northwesterly side southwest of Seaport Boulevard, consisting of curb, roadway, sidewalk, and pedestrian ramp reconstruction, as well as new and relocated street trees, street furniture, stormdrain infrastructure, irrigation infrastructure, and landscaping. (NB 12/8/2016)

    As shown on a set of plans entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Specific Repairs Plan, Sleeper Street, Children’s Wharf Park, South Boston, 2 sheets dated November, 2016.

  3. Petition by the President & Fellows of Harvard College

    On a petition by the President & Fellows of Harvard College for the Widening, Relocation, and Extension of the existing right-of- way lines of Stadium Road (private way open to public travel), Brighton, from Western Avenue to a point southerly at the proposed Science Drive. (NB 12/8/2016)

    As shown on a plan entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Widening, Relocation, & Extension, Stadium Road, Private Way Open to Public Travel, Allston, 1 sheet dated November 17, 2016.

  4. Joint petition by the President & Fellows of Harvard College and Harvard Real Estate - Allston Inc.

    On a joint petition by the President & Fellows of Harvard College and Harvard Real Estate - Allston Inc. for the Layout Approval of a new private way (open to public travel) known as Academic Way, Brighton, from North Harvard Street/South Campus Drive to a point south of Western Avenue at the proposed Science Drive. (NB 12/8/2016)

    As shown on a set of plans entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Layout Plan, Academic Way, Private Way Open to Public Travel, Allston, 2 sheets dated November 17, 2016.

  5. Joint petition by the President & Fellows of Harvard College and Harvard Real Estate - Allston Inc.

    On a joint petition by the President & Fellows of Harvard College and Harvard Real Estate - Allston Inc. for the Layout Approval of a new private way (open to public travel) known as Science Drive, Brighton, from the terminus of the proposed Academic Way to the terminus of the proposed extension of Stadium Road. (NB 12/8/2016)

    As shown on a plan entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Layout Plan, Science Drive, Private Way Open to Public Travel, Allston, 1 sheet dated November 17, 2016.

  6. Joint petition by the President & Fellows of Harvard College and Harvard Real Estate - Allston Inc.

    On a joint petition by the President & Fellows of Harvard College and Harvard Real Estate - Allston Inc. for the acceptance of Pedestrian Easements adjacent to Western Avenue, Brighton, located on both sides generally east of Travis Street. (NB 12/8/2016)

    As shown on a plan entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Pedestrian Easement, Western Avenue, Allston, 1 sheet dated November 17, 2016.

  7. Joint petition by the President & Fellows of Harvard College and Harvard Real Estate - Allston Inc.

    On a joint petition by the President & Fellows of Harvard College and Harvard Real Estate - Allston Inc. for the making of Specific Repairs within Western Avenue, Brighton, located on both sides generally east of Travis Street, consisting of curb realignment, roadway and sidewalk reconstruction, as well as new and relocated bicycle infrastructure, pedestrian ramps, specialty pavement, street lights, street trees, stormdrain infrastructure, and driveway curb cuts. (NB 12/8/2016)

    As shown on a set of plans entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Specific Repair, Western Avenue, Allston, 3 sheets dated November 17, 2016.

  8. Petition by Bulfinch Congress Holdings LLC

    On a petition by Bulfinch Congress Holdings LLC for the Discontinuance of any and all rights to travel the public may have had within a portion of Sudbury Street (public way), Boston Proper, located on its northwesterly side generally southwest of Congress Street. (NB 12/8/2016)

    As shown on a plan entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Highway Discontinuance Plan, 100 Sudbury Street, Boston Proper, 1 sheet dated October 4, 2016.

  9. Petition by Bulfinch Congress Holdings LLC

    On a petition by Bulfinch Congress Holdings LLC for the Vertical Discontinuance of portions of Sudbury Street (public way), Boston Proper, located on its northwesterly side generally southwest of Congress Street, vertically above the grade of the sidewalk. (NB 12/8/2016)

    As shown on a plan entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Vertical Discontinuance Plan, 100 Sudbury Street, Boston Proper, 1 sheet dated October 4, 2016.

  10. Petition by Bulfinch Congress Holdings LLC

    On a petition by Bulfinch Congress Holdings LLC for the making of Specific Repairs within Sudbury Street, Boston Proper, located on its northwesterly side generally southwest of Congress Street, consisting of curb realignment, sidewalk reconstruction, as well as new and relocated specialty pavement, street lights, street trees, landscaping, and driveway curb cuts. (NB 12/8/2016)

    As shown on a set of plans entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Specific Repair Plan, 100 Sudbury Street, Boston Proper, 2 sheets dated October 4, 2016.

  11. Petition by Bulfinch Congress Holdings LLC

    On a petition by Bulfinch Congress Holdings LLC for the granting of an Earth Retention License for the installation of a temporary earth support system within Sudbury Street, Boston Proper, located on its northwesterly side generally southwest of Congress Street. (NB 12/8/2016)

    As shown on a set of plans entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Temporary Earth Retention, 100 Sudbury Street, Boston Proper, 2 sheets dated October 4, 2016.

  12. Joint petition by Eden Properties LLC and the Home for Aged Women Inc.

    On a joint petition by Eden Properties LLC and the Home for Aged Women Inc. for the granting of an Earth Retention License for the installation of a temporary earth support system within South Huntington Avenue, Roxbury, located on its westerly side generally north of Evergreen Street. (NB 12/8/2016)

    As shown on a set of plans entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Temporary Earth Retention Plan, 221 South Huntington Avenue, Jamaica Plain, 3 sheets dated December, 2016.

  13. Petition by Extenet Systems

    On a petition by Extenet Systems for a Grant of Location with lead company status to install new telecommunication conduit within the following public ways in Boston Proper and Roxbury: (NB 12/8/2016)

    - Tremont Street – at Berkeley Street.
    - Ipswich Street – east of Charlesgate East.
    - Westland Avenue – between Hemenway Street and Edgerly Road.
    - Edgerly Road – north of Westland Avenue.
    - Hemenway Street – at Haviland Street.
    - Parker Street – at Huntington Avenue.

    As shown on a set of plans entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Grant of Location Plan, Extenet Systems, Back Bay Expansion (Fenway), Proposed Conduit Installation, 4 sheets dated December, 2016.

  14. Petition by Extenet Systems

    On a petition by Extenet Systems for a Grant of Location to install new telecommunication infrastructure on replacement City street light poles within the following public ways in Boston Proper and Roxbury: (NB 12/8/2016)

    - Tremont Street – on its northwesterly side northeast of Berkeley Street.
    - Ipswich Street – on its southerly side east of Charlesgate East.
    - Westland Avenue – on its northerly side between Hemenway Street and Edgerly Road.
    - Edgerly Road – on its easterly side north of Westland Avenue.
    - Hemenway Street – on its westerly side across from Haviland Street.
    - Parker Street – on its northwesterly side southwest of Huntington Avenue.
    - Boylston Street – on its northerly side between Charlesgate East and Ipswich Street/Hemenway Street.

    As shown on a set of plans entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Grant of Location Plan, Extenet Systems, Back Bay Expansion (Fenway), Proposed Street Light Nodes, 8 sheets dated December, 2016.

  15. Petition by Lightower Fiber Networks

    On a petition by Lightower Fiber Networks for a Grant of Location with lead company status and no participants to install new telecommunication conduit within the intersection of Alford Street and Dexter Street, Charlestown. (NB 12/8/2016)

    As shown on a plan entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Grant of Location Plan, Alford Street at Dexter Street, Charlestown, 1 sheet dated December 8, 2016.

  16. Petition by City Of Boston Public Improvement Commission

    On a petition by City Of Boston Public Improvement Commission for the Adoption of a City Policy concerning the acceptable conventions and approval procedures for Street Naming/Renaming and Square Dedications. (NB 12/8/2016)