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Air Pollution Control Commission hearing

The Air Pollution Control Commission will hold its next monthly hearing on September 22, 2021, at 1 p.m.

UPDATE: This meeting will only be held virtually and NOT in person. You can participate in the meeting by going to our Zoom meeting link or calling 929-205-6099 and enter meeting ID 863 2937 7111 #. You can also submit written comments or questions to apcc@boston.gov or via Twitter @BostonEnviro.

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Public Hearing at 1 p.m.

    Application for a Modified Downtown Boston Parking Freeze Permit from General Hospital Corporation on behalf of Mass General Hospital for 85 exempt spaces located at the Wang Care Center Lot. This permit is to add 52 existing parking spaces to the facility's exemption certification to be shared between patients, guests, and visitors of the hospital. Issuance of the permit would have no effect on the Downtown parking freeze bank.

    Application for a Modified East Boston Parking Freeze Permit from VHB on behalf of Cargo Ventures LLC for 575 park and fly spaces. This permit is to relocate spaces from a surface lot at 320 McClellan Highway to a new parking garage at 440 McClellan Highway. Modification of the permit would have no effect on the East Boston parking freeze bank. * Continued to an upcoming hearing.

    Application for a Modified East Boston Parking Freeze Permit from VHB on behalf of Cargo Ventures LLC for 127 park and fly spaces. This permit is to relocate spaces from a surface lot at 380 McClellan Highway to a new parking garage at 440 McClellan Highway. Modification of the permit would have no effect on the East Boston parking freeze bank. * Continued to an upcoming hearing.

  2. Public Meeting

    Discussion regarding the status of the South Boston, East Boston and Downtown Parking Freeze.

    Update on administrative modifications to permits held by General Hospital Corporation on behalf of Mass General Hospital regarding parking rate structures for facilities with exempt parking spaces.

    Discussion on criteria for the issuance of parking freeze permits and exemption certifications.

    Update & Discussion regarding the Building Energy Reporting and Disclosure Ordinance (BERDO) and Energy Action and Assessment.

    Acceptance of Meeting Minutes from June 16, 2021 and August 11, 2021.

    Translation and sign language interpreters are available upon prior request.  The Commission may hold a public meeting immediately following the last hearing or as appropriate following any hearing. Copies of applications may be requested via email from apcc@boston.gov or viewed by appointment only at the Environment Department, Boston City Hall, Room 709, from 9 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday. Questions should be directed to: APCC@boston.gov or 617-635-3850.

    Lynh Chau

    Air Pollution Control Commission

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