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Public Facilities Commission Meeting (DND)

The presenter is the Department of Neighborhood Development.

RE: COVID-19, Temporary Practices
ATTENDANCE
 
In accordance with Governor Baker's March 12, 2020 Executive Order modifying certain requirements of the Open Meeting Law and relieving public bodies of certain requirements, including the requirement that public bodies conduct its meetings in a public place that is open and physically accessible to the public, the Public Facilities Commission (PFC) will be conducting its meetings virtually. This enables the PFC to conduct its usual business while adhering to public health recommendations and ensuring public access to its deliberations through adequate, alternative means.
 
You can watch these virtual meetings on Boston City TV at Xfinity channel 24, RCN channel 13, Fios channel 962, and livestreaming on our website.
 
These practices in effect since May 11, 2020, will remain in effect until further notice. Updates to these practices will be posted as appropriate.
 
 

Discussion Topics

  1. VOTE 1: James Smith, Senior Environmental Compliance Manager, Real Estate Management & Sales Division
     
    Transfer of the care, custody, management and control from the Department of Neighborhood Development (DND) to the Boston Conservation Commission (BCC): Vacant land located at seven (7) unnumbered parcels on Colorado Street, six (6) unnumbered parcels on Alabama Street, 169 X Alabama Street, and an unnumbered parcel on Kennebec Street, Mattapan.
     
    Property Transfer
     
    Ward:  18
    Parcel Numbers:  02668000, 02648000, 02647000, 02646000, 02645000, 02644000, 02642000, 02641000, 02640000, 02639000, 02638000, 02637000, 02356000, 02348000, and 02347000
    Square Feet:  80,000 (total)
    Assessed Value Fiscal Year 2021:  $637,400 (total)
     
    Subject to the approval of the Mayor under the provisions of St. 1909, c. 486, § 31A (as appearing in St. 1966, c. 642, § 12), the vacant land located at:
     
    Unnumbered Colorado Street, Ward: 18, Parcel: 02668000, Square Feet: 6,000
     
    Unnumbered Alabama Street, Ward: 18, Parcel: 02648000, Square Feet: 16,000
     
    Unnumbered Alabama Street, Ward: 18, Parcel: 02647000, Square Feet: 4,000
     
    Unnumbered Alabama Street, Ward: 18, Parcel: 02646000, Square Feet: 2,000
     
    Unnumbered Alabama Street, Ward: 18, Parcel: 02645000, Square Feet: 14,000
     
    Unnumbered Alabama Street, Ward: 18, Parcel: 02644000, Square Feet: 2,000
     
    Unnumbered Colorado Street, Ward: 18, Parcel: 02642000, Square Feet: 2,000
     
    Unnumbered Colorado Street, Ward: 18, Parcel: 02641000, Square Feet: 4,000
     
    Unnumbered Colorado Street, Ward: 18, Parcel: 02640000, Square Feet: 4,000
     
    Unnumbered Colorado Street, Ward: 18, Parcel: 02639000, Square Feet: 4,000
     
    Unnumbered Colorado Street, Ward: 18, Parcel: 02638000, Square Feet: 4,000
     
    Unnumbered Colorado Street, Ward: 18, Parcel: 02637000, Square Feet: 6,000
     
    Unnumbered Kennebec Street, Ward: 18, Parcel: 02356000, Square Feet: 4,000
     
    Unnumbered Alabama Street, Ward: 18, Parcel: 02348000, Square Feet: 4,000
     
    169 X Alabama Street, Ward: 18, Parcel: 02347000, Square Feet: 4,000
     
    in the Mattapan District of the City of Boston containing approximately 80,000 total square feet of land, be and the same hereby is, transferred from the care, custody, management and control of the Department of Neighborhood Development to the care, custody, management and control of the Boston Conservation Commission.
     
     
  2. VOTE 2: Kirsten Studlien, Project Manager, Neighborhood Housing Development Division
     
    Transfer of the care, custody, management and control from the Boston Transportation Department (BTD) to the Department of Neighborhood Development (DND): Vacant land located at an unnumbered parcel on Hamlet Street and 18 Hamlet Street, Dorchester.
     
    Property Transfer
    Ward:  07
    Parcel Numbers:  03894000 and 03916000
    Square Feet:  35,720 (total)
    Assessed Value Fiscal Year 2021:  $1,015,000 (total)
    DND Program:  Neighborhood Housing
     
    Subject to the approval of the Mayor under the provisions of St. 1909, c. 486, § 31A (as appearing in St. 1966, c. 642, § 12), the vacant land located at:
     
    Unnumbered Hamlet Street, Ward: 07, Parcel: 03894000, Square Feet: 34,270
     
    18 Hamlet Street, Ward: 07, Parcel: 03916000, Square Feet: 1,450
     
    in the Dorchester District of the City of Boston containing approximately 35,720 total square feet of land, be and the same hereby is, transferred from the care, custody, management and control of the Boston Transportation Department to the care, custody, management and control of the Department of Neighborhood Development.
     
     
  3. VOTE 3: Anne Conway, Housing Development Officer, Neighborhood Housing Development Division
     
    Amendment to the vote of December 18, 2019 to extend the Tentative Designation and Intent to Sell period from 12 to 18 months to The Boston Partnership for Community Reinvestment, LLC: Vacant land located at 21, 22, 28 and 37 Angell Street, 12 and 14 Lorne Street, 17 and 19 Helen Street, 242-244 Norwell Street, an unnumbered parcel on Norwell Street, 78 Spencer Street and 115 Wheatland Avenue, Dorchester.
     
    Time Extension
     
    1. TD – 12/18/19 through 12/18/20 = 12 months
    2. TD extension for an additional six (6) months 12/18/19 through 6/18/21 = 18 months
        TD total time is 18 months
     
    Ward: 14
    Parcel Numbers: 04224000, 04259000, 04256000, 04229000, 04296000, 04295000, 02219000, and 02220000
    Ward: 17
    Parcel Numbers: 00345000, 00347000, 00418000, and 00330000
    Square Feet:  55,917 (total)
    Future Use:  New Construction - Housing
    Estimated Total Development Cost: $6,659,599
    Assessed Value Fiscal Year 2021:  $1,082,400 (total)
    Appraised Value November 8, 2019 and November 15, 2019:  $2,945,000 (total)
    DND Program:  Neighborhood Housing
    RFP Issuance Date:  July 1, 2019
     
    That the vote of this Commission at its meeting of December 18, 2019, regarding the tentative designation and intent to sell the vacant land located at:
     
    21 Angell Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 04224000, Square Feet: 10,000
     
    22 Angell Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 04259000, Square Feet: 5,398
     
    28 Angell Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 04256000, Square Feet: 5,420
     
    37 Angell Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 04229000, Square Feet: 6,625
     
    12 Lorne Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 04296000, Square Feet: 3,214
     
    14 Lorne Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 04295000, Square Feet: 3,214
     
    17 Helen Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 02219000, Square Feet: 3,770
     
    19 Helen Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 02220000, Square Feet: 3,765
     
    242-244 Norwell Street, Ward: 17, Parcel: 00345000, Square Feet: 2,211
     
    Unnumbered Norwell Street, Ward: 17, Parcel: 00347000, Square Feet: 2,188
     
    78 Spencer Street, Ward: 17, Parcel: 00418000, Square Feet: 4,612
     
    115 Wheatland Avenue, Ward: 17, Parcel: 00330000, Square Feet: 5,500
     
    in the Dorchester District of the City of Boston containing approximately 55,917 total square feet of land, to The Boston Partnership for Community Reinvestment, LLC, a Massachusetts limited liability company with an address of 55 Bent Street, Cambridge, MA 02141;
     
    be, and hereby is amended as follows:
     
    By deleting the figure and word: “12 months” and substituting in place thereof the following figure and word: “18 months” wherever such may appear.
     
     
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