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Public Facilities Commission Meeting (MOH)

The presenter is the Mayor's Office of Housing.

ATTENDANCE
On March 29, 2023, Governor Healy approved an extension to remote and hybrid meeting options for public bodies established under Former Governor Baker's Executive Order of March 12, 2020 Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law through March 31, 2025. The Public Facilities Commission (PFC) will continue to conduct 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: Tiera Satchebell, Development Officer, Neighborhood Housing Development Division
     
    Amendment to the vote of September 14, 2022 to extend the Tentative Designation and Intent to Sell period from 36 to 48 months to The People's Academy Inc.: Vacant land located at 436 Warren Street, 7-9 Quincy Street, and 20-22 Glenburne Street, Roxbury.
     
    Time Extension
     
    1. TD - 9/16/2020 through 9/16/2022 = 24 months
    2. TD extension for an additional twelve (12) months 9/16/2020 through 9/16/2023 = 36 months
    3. TD extension for an additional twelve (12) months 9/16/2020 through 9/16/2024 = 48 months 

      TD total time is 48 months
     
    Ward: 12
    Parcel Numbers: 02831000, 02833000, and 02849000
    Square Feet: 18,954 (total)
    Future Use: Mixed-use
    Assessed Value Fiscal Year 2023: $264,000
    Appraised Value February 16, 2020: $800,000
    Estimated Total Development Cost: $28,368,100
    MOH Program: Mixed-use
    RFP Issuance Date: February 10, 2020
     
    That the vote of this Commission at its meeting of September 16, 2020, and, thereafter, amended on  September 14, 2022 regarding the tentative designation and intent to sell the land located at:
     
    436 Warren Street, Ward: 12, Parcel: 02831000, Square Feet: 11,060
     
    7-9 Quincy Street, Ward: 12, Parcel: 02833000, Square Feet: 3,100
     
    20-22 Glenburne Street, Ward: 12, Parcel: 02849000, Square Feet: 4,794
     
    in the Roxbury District of the City of Boston containing approximately 18,954 total square feet, to The People's Academy Inc., a Massachusetts non-profit corporation, with an address of 8 Sumner Park, Unit 3, Dorchester, MA 02125;
     
    be, and hereby is amended as follows:
     
    By deleting the figure and word: "36 months" and substituting in place thereof the following figure and word: "48 months" wherever such may appear.
     
     
  2. VOTE 2: Tiera Satchebell, Development Officer, Neighborhood Housing Development Division
     
    Amendment to the vote of September 14, 2022 to extend the Tentative Developer and Intent to Sell period from 12 to 18 months to PWN Development, Inc.: Vacant land located at 35 Waverly Street, 50-52 Waverley Street, 64 Waverly Street, and 58 Clifford Street, Roxbury.
     
    Time Extension
     
    1)   Original TD – 6/25/2021 through 6/25/2022 = 12 months
          Original TD expired after 12 months
     
    1. Reissued TD – 9/14/2022 through 9/14/2023 = 12 months
    2. Reissued TD extension for an additional six (6) months 9/14/2022 through 3/14/24 = 18 months

      Reissued TD total time is 18 months
     
    Ward: 12
    Parcel Numbers: 00446000, 00439000, 00435000, and 00475000
    Square Feet: 26,082 (total)
    Future Use: New Construction - Housing
    Estimated Total Development Cost: $3,166,536
    Assessed Value Fiscal Year 2023: $426,000 (total)
    Appraised Value February 27, 2023: $855,000 (total)
    MOH Program: Neighborhood Housing
    RFP Issuance Date: November 9, 2020
     
    That the vote of this Commission at its meeting of September 14, 2022 regarding the tentative designation and intent to sell the land located at:
     
    35 Waverly Street, Ward: 12, Parcel: 00446000, Square Feet: 4,125
     
    50-52 Waverley Street, Ward: 12, Parcel: 00439000, Square Feet: 6,188
     
    64 Waverly Street, Ward: 12, Parcel: 00435000, Square Feet: 7,929
     
    58 Clifford Street, Ward: 12, Parcel: 00475000, Square Feet: 7,840
     
    in the Roxbury District of the City of Boston containing approximately 26,082 total square feet, to PWN Development, Inc., a Massachusetts corporation, with an address of 853 Main Street, Suite 204, Tewksbury, MA 01876,
     
    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.
     
     
  3. VOTE 3: Tiera Satchebell, Development Officer, Neighborhood Housing Development Division
     
    Conveyance to Norfolk Scattered Sites, LLC: Vacant land located 20, 24, and 52 Elmont Street, 143 and 147 Norwell Street, Dorchester.
     
    Purchase Price: $500
     
    Ward: 14
    Parcel Numbers: 02401000, 02400000, 02393000,  01651000, and 01652000
    Square Feet: 15,384 (total)
    Future Use:  New Construction - Housing
    Assessed Value Fiscal Year 2023:  $159,100 (total)
    Appraised Value February 27, 2023: $940,000 (total)
    Total Estimated Property Development Costs: $3,989,703
    MOH Program: Neighborhood Housing
    RFP Issuance Date: October 4, 2021
     
    That, having duly advertised its intent to sell to Norfolk Design & Construction LLC, a Massachusetts limited liability company, with an address of 1600 Boston-Providence Highway, Suite 287, Walpole, MA 02081, the vacant land located at:
     
    20 Elmont Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 02401000, Square Feet: 3,778
     
    24 Elmont Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 02400000, Square Feet: 2,340
     
    52 Elmont Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 02393000, Square Feet: 3,900
     
    143 Norwell Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 01651000, Square Feet: 2,683
     
    147 Norwell Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 01652000, Square Feet: 2,683
     
    in the Dorchester District of the City of Boston containing approximately 15,384 total square feet of land for two consecutive weeks (June 26, 2023 and July 3, 2023) in accordance with the provisions of St. 1909, c.486, § 31B (as appearing in St. 1966, c.642, § 12), the Public Facilities Commission, pursuant to its vote of February 16, 2022, and, thereafter, amended on February 22, 2023 and August 17, 2023 and subsequent approval by the Mayor, does hereby vote to sell the aforementioned properties to Norfolk Scattered Sites, LLC[1];
     
    FURTHER VOTED: the Director be, and hereby is, authorized to deliver an instrument conveying said properties to Norfolk Scattered Sites, LLC in consideration of Five Hundred Dollars ($500).

    [1] Norfolk Scattered Sites, LLC is a Massachusetts limited liability company formed on September 26, 2022, pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 156C Section 12, by principals of Norfolk Design & Construction LLC. Norfolk Scattered Sites, LLC provided a current Certificate of Good Standing from the Massachusetts Secretary of State to MOH. Additionally, Norfolk Scattered Sites, LLC completed a property affidavit (i.e. LOOPS form) and provided such to MOH.
     
     
  4. VOTE 4: Tiera Satchebell, Development Officer, Neighborhood Housing Development Division
     
    Conveyance to Norfolk Scattered Sites, LLC: Vacant land located at 27-29 Browning Avenue, 29 Bradlee Street, 30 and 38 Clarkson Street, Dorchester and Roxbury.
     
    Purchase Price: $400
     
    Wards: 14, 17 and 15
    Parcel Numbers: 02155000, 00082000, 01816000 and 01814000
    Square Feet: 20,176 (total)
    Future Use:  New Construction - Housing
    Assessed Value Fiscal Year 2023:  $267,600 (total)
    Appraised Value January 18, 2023:  $1,165,000 (total)
    Total Estimated Property Development Costs: $4,213,130
    MOH Program: Neighborhood Housing
    RFP Issuance Date: March 9, 2020
     
    That, having duly advertised its intent to sell to Norfolk Scattered Sites, LLC, a Massachusetts limited liability company, with an address of 1600 Boston-Providence Highway, Suite 287, Walpole, MA 02081, the vacant land located at:
     
    27-29 Browning Avenue, Ward: 14, Parcel: 02155000, Square Feet: 4,600
     
    29 Bradlee Street, Ward: 17, Parcel: 00082000, Square Feet: 4,800
     
    30 Clarkson Street, Ward: 15, Parcel: 01816000, Square Feet: 5,388
     
    38 Clarkson Street, Ward: 15, Parcel: 01814000, Square Feet: 5,388
     
    in the Dorchester and Roxbury Districts of the City of Boston containing approximately 20,176 total square feet of land for two consecutive weeks (June 26, 2023 and July 3, 2023) in accordance with the provisions of St. 1909, c.486, § 31B (as appearing in St. 1966, c.642, § 12), the Public Facilities Commission, pursuant to its vote of March 16, 2022, and, thereafter, amended on March 15, 2023 and subsequent approval by the Mayor, does hereby vote to sell the aforementioned properties to Norfolk Scattered Sites, LLC;
     
    FURTHER VOTED: the Director be, and hereby is, authorized to deliver an instrument conveying said properties to Norfolk Scattered Sites, LLC in consideration of Four Hundred Dollars ($400).
     
     
  5. VOTE 5: Theresa Strachilla, Program Manager, GrowBoston
     
    Conveyance to Edward L. Cooper Community Gardening & Education Center, Inc.: Vacant Land located at an unnumbered parcel on Linwood Street, 41, 43, and 45 Linwood Street, and 66 Centre Street, Roxbury.
     
    Purchase Price: $500
     
    Ward: 09
    Parcel Numbers: 03460000, 03457000, 03458000, 03459000 and 03462000
    Square Feet: 15,678 (total)
    Future Use: Garden
    Estimated Total Development Cost: $173,905.58 
    Assessed Value Fiscal Year 2023: $311,500 (total)
    Appraised Value July 18, 2023: $660,000 (total)
    MOH Program: GrowBoston
    RFP Issuance Date: September 20, 2021
     
    That, having duly advertised its intent to sell to the Edward L. Cooper Community Gardening & Education Center, Inc., a Massachusetts non-profit corporation, with an address of 34 Linwood Street, Boston, MA 02119, the vacant land located at:
     
    Unnumbered parcel on Linwood Street, Ward: 09, Parcel: 03460000, Square Feet: 4,698
     
    41 Linwood Street, Ward: 09, Parcel: 03457000, Square Feet: 1,490
     
    43 Linwood Street, Ward: 09, Parcel: 03458000, Square Feet: 1,490
     
    45 Linwood Street, Ward: 09, Parcel: 03459000, Square Feet: 1,560
     
    66 Centre Street, Ward: 09, Parcel: 03462000, Square Feet: 6,440
     
    in the Roxbury District of the City of Boston containing approximately 15,678 total square feet of land for two consecutive weeks (April 18, 2022 and April 25, 2022) in accordance with the provisions of St. 1909, c.486, § 31B (as appearing in St. 1966, c.642, § 12), the Public Facilities Commission, pursuant to its vote of March 16, 2022 and, thereafter, amended on March 15, 2023, and subsequent approval by the Mayor, does hereby vote to sell the aforementioned properties to the Edward L. Cooper Community Gardening & Education Center, Inc.; and
     
    FURTHER VOTED: the Director be, and hereby is, authorized to deliver an instrument conveying said properties to the Edward L. Cooper Community Gardening & Education Center, Inc. in consideration of Five Hundred Dollars ($500).
     
     
  6. VOTE 6: Theresa Strachilla, Program Manager, GrowBoston
     
    Transfer of the care, custody, management and control from the Mayor’s Office of Housing (MOH) to the Boston Parks and Recreation Department (“BPRD”) by way of vote of acceptance by the Boston Parks and Recreation Commission: Vacant land located at an unnumbered parcel on Norwell Street, Dorchester.
     
    Property Transfer
     
    Ward: 17
    Parcel Number: 00181000
    Square Feet: 2,387
    Assessed Value Fiscal Year 2023: $23,400
    MOH Program: Grassroots
     
    Subject to the approval of the Mayor under the provisions of St. 1909, c. 486, § 31 A (as appearing in St. 1966, c. 642, § 12), the vacant land located at an unnumbered parcel on Norwell Street (Ward: 17, Parcel: 00181000) containing approximately 2,387 square feet, in the Dorchester district of the City of Boston, be and the same hereby is, transferred from the care, custody, management and control of the Mayor’s Office of Housing to the care, custody, management and control of the Boston Parks and Recreation Department by way of vote of acceptance by the Boston Parks and Recreation Commission.
     
     
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