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Public Improvement Commission Hearing

The commission will be acting on petitions submitted by Petitioners on February 2 at 10 a.m.

Discussion Topics

  1. Public hearing

    1. On a petition by Rosie's Place for the making of Specific Repairs within Dartmouth Street, Boston Proper, located on its westerly side south of Newbury Street, consisting of a new sculpture memorializing Ms. Mary Jane “Kip” Tiernan. (NB 1/12/2017)

    As shown on a set of plans entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Specific Repair Plan, Rosie’s Place, Kip Tiernan Memorial, Dartmouth Street, Back Bay, 2 sheets dated January 6, 2017.

    2. On a petition by MHF Devonshire V LLC for the making of Specific Repairs within the following public ways in Boston Proper, consisting of curb, sidewalk, and pedestrian ramp reconstruction, as well as new areaway structures and covers: (NB 1/12/2017)

    * Devonshire Street – on its easterly side south of Quaker Lane.

    * Quaker Lane – east of Devonshire Street.

    As shown on a plan entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Specific Repairs, 54-68 Devonshire Street, Boston Proper, 1 sheet dated December, 2016.

    3. On a petition by MHF Devonshire V LLC for the granting of an Earth Retention License for the installation of a temporary earth support system within the following public ways in Boston Proper: (NB 1/12/2017)

    * Devonshire Street – on its easterly side south of Quaker Lane.

    * Quaker Lane – on its southerly and westerly sides east of Devonshire Street.

    As shown on a plan entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Temporary Earth Retention Plan, 54 Devonshire Street and Quaker Lane, Boston, 1 sheet dated January, 2016.

  2. New business

    1. 55-57 & 65 Seaport Boulevard, Farnsworth Street, Thomson Place; South Boston – Pedestrian Easement, Sidewalk Café Licenses, Projection License – On a set of joint petitions by Seaport Square Development Company LLC, WS - Block J LLC, H III Partners LLC, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, and the Boston Redevelopment Authority

    2. 6 West Broadway, Dorchester Avenue, West Second Street, Athens Street; South Boston – Earth Retention License – On a petition by Six West Broadway LLC

    3. Grover Street (a/k/a Wyvern Street); West Roxbury – Abandonment – On a petition by 65 Florian Street LLC

    4. 58 Circuit Street, Washington Street; Roxbury – Grant of Location – On a petition by Lightower

    5. Commonwealth Avenue; Boston Proper – Specific Repairs – On a petition by National Grid

    6. Summer Street; South Boston – Specific Repairs – On a petition by the City of Boston Public Works Department