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Public Facilities Commission Meeting (DND)

The presenter is the Department of Neighborhood Development.

You can also watch the meeting on Boston City TV at Comcast channel 24, RCN channel 13, and online at cityofboston.gov/cable/live.asp.

Discussion Topics

  1. VOTE 1: Bernard Mayo, Project Manager, Real Estate Management and Sales

    Property Transfer

    TRANSFER OF VACANT LAND FROM THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT: Vacant land located at Ritchie Street, Roxbury, Massachusetts.

    Ward:  11

    Parcel Number:  00867010

    Square Feet:  5,970

    Use:  Recreational Purposes

    Assessed Value Fiscal Year 2017:  $67,879 (i.e. interpolated by project manager for newly formed parcel see project background memorandum to the vote)

    DND Program:  REMS Land Disposition

    Subject to the approval of the Mayor under the provisions of St. 1909, c. 486, § 31A (as appearing in St. 1966, c. 642, § 12) a certain parcel of land (Ward 11, Parcel Number 00867010) in the Roxbury district of the City of Boston containing approximately 5,970 + square feet of land situated near the northeasterly corner of Ritchie Street and Columbus Avenue in the City of Boston, County of Suffolk, Commonwealth of Massachusetts. This certain parcel of land is shown on Plan entitled, “Conveyance Plan, Jackson Square, Roxbury, Massachusetts, Sheet EX1 dated December 13, 2016,” and prepared by Nitsch Engineering and recorded with the Suffolk County Registry of Deeds in Book 2016 at Page 569;” and, further, be and the same hereby is, transferred from the care, custody, management and control of the Public Works Department to the care, custody, management and control of the Department of Neighborhood Development.

  2. VOTE 2: William Epperson, Senior Project Manager, Real Estate Management and Sales

    Property Transfer

    TRANSFER OF VACANT LAND FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT TO THE BOSTON PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT: Vacant land located at various parcels in Dorchester, Roxbury, South End, West Roxbury, Hyde Park, and Mattapan, Massachusetts.

    Wards:  09, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 20

    Parcel Numbers:  Various Parcels

    Square Feet:  116,253 (total)

    Use:  Recreation and Preservation

    Assessed Value Fiscal Year 2017:  $2,222,100 (total)

    DND Program:  REMS Land Disposition

    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:

    ADDRESS WARD PARCEL SQUARE FEET
    151 Bowdoin Street 15 00951000 2,111
    Tebroc Street 15 00952010 958
    Glenburne 12 02854000 790
    97 West Concord Street 09 00427000 1,886
    90 Newland 09 00428000 1,824
    88 Newland 09 00429000 1,633
    Columbus Avenue 11 01013000 3,242
    2 Atherton 11 01279000 1,786
    461-465 Blue Hill Avenue 12 02528000 4,105
    Amory Street 11 01140000 3,210
    Amory Street 11 01139000

    2,420

    71-75 Intervale Street 14 00372000 4,274
    77-79 Intervale Street 14 00372020 2,026
    Pleasantdale 20 10812000 5,142
    Dedham Line 18 12262000 65,000
    Brockton 18 02159003 11,310
    Springdale Street 13 02237000 2,710
    Washington Street 17 01746000 1,826

    in the Dorchester, Roxbury, South End, West Roxbury, Hyde Park, and Mattapan districts of the City of Boston, containing approximately 116,253 total square feet of land and, further, 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 Parks and Recreation Department for park, playground and recreational purposes. The Boston Parks and Recreation Department shall present a vote to the Boston Parks and Recreation Commission seeking approval to accept the vacant land for park, playground and recreational purposes.

  3. VOTE 3: Christopher Rooney, Project Manager, Real Estate Management and Sales

    Purchase Price: $350,000

    TENTATIVE DEVELOPER DESIGNATION AND INTENT TO SELL TO A NOMINEE COMPRISED OF PRINCIPALS FROM THE CARIBBEAN INTEGRATION COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, INC., AND PLANNING OFFICE FOR URBAN AFFAIRS, INC.:  Vacant land located at 872 Morton Street and Hopkins Street, Mattapan, Massachusetts.

    Ward:  17

    Parcel Numbers:  02190000 and 02184000

    Square Feet:  34,103 (total)

    DND Program:  REMS Land Disposition

    Use:  Mixed Use

    Estimated Total Development Cost:  $16,655,307

    Assessed Value Fiscal Year 2016:  $498,800 (total)

    Appraised Value: March 13, 2016: $500,000 (total)

    RFP Issuance Date: 07/5/16

    A nominee comprised of principals[1] from the Caribbean Integration Community Development, Inc., a Massachusetts non-profit corporation with an address of 1601 Blue Hill Avenue, Mattapan, MA 02126 and Planning Office for Urban Affairs, Inc., a Massachusetts non-profit corporation, with an address of 84 State Street, Suite 600, Boston, MA 02109 and, be tentatively designated as developer of property located at:

    ADDRESS WARD PARCEL SQUARE FEET
    872 Morton Street 17 02190000 16,238
    Hopkins Street 17 02184000 17,865

    in the Mattapan district of the City of Boston containing approximately 34,103 total square feet of land, for the period of 12 months from the date of the vote subject to such terms, conditions and restrictions as the Chief and Director of the Department of Neighborhood Development deems appropriate for proper redevelopment of this parcel; and

    FURTHER VOTED: Subject to the approval of the Mayor under St. 1909, c.486, § 31B (as appearing in St. 1966, c.642, § 12) that it is the intent of this Commission to sell the aforementioned property to a nominee comprised of principals from the Caribbean Integration Community Development, Inc. and Planning Office for Urban Affairs, Inc., which shall require the approval of the Commission for a vote of conveyance;

    AND, FURTHER, VOTED: That the Director be, and hereby is, authorized to advertise the intent of this Commission to sell the above described property in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 642 of the Acts of 1966.

    [1] The nominee is to be a newly formed Massachusetts limited liability company. DND shall not bring a future vote for conveyance of the property before the PFC without evidence of the nominee being registered and in good standing with the Massachusetts Secretary of State and, also, providing a complete and current property affidavit (i.e. LOOPS form) for the nominee.