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Public Improvement Commission hearing

The commission will hold a public hearing on March 2 at 10 a.m.
The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Public Hearing Continued

    1. On a petition by 6 West Broadway LLC for the granting of an Earth Retention License for the installation of a temporary earth support system within the following public ways in South Boston: (NB 2/2/2017, PH 2/16/2017)

    West Broadway – on its northeasterly side southeast of Dorchester Avenue.

    Dorchester Avenue – on its easterly side between West Broadway and West Second Street.

    West Second Street – on its southerly side between Dorchester Avenue and Athens Street.

    Athens Street – on its southwesterly side southeast of West Second Street.

    As shown on a set of plans entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Temporary Earth Retention Plan, 6 West Broadway, Dorchester Avenue, W 2nd Street, Athens Street, South Boston, 3 sheets dated January, 2017.

    2. On a petition by National Grid for the making of Specific Repairs within Commonwealth Avenue, Boston Proper, located on both sides generally between Amory Street and University Road/Carlton Street, consisting of four new ventilation posts. (NB 2/2/2017, PH 2/16/2017)

    As shown on a set of plans entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Specific Repair Plan, National Grid, Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, 4 sheets dated February 2, 2017.

  2. Public Hearing

    1. On a petition by the City Of Boston Public Works Department for the making of Specific Repairs within Summer Street, South Boston, located between Melcher Street and West Service Road, consisting of curb realignment, sidewalk, roadway, and pedestrian ramp reconstruction, as well as new and relocated specialty pavement, street lights, street trees, street furniture, traffic signal infrastructure, and bicycle infrastructure. (NB 2/16/2017)

    As shown on a set of plans entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Specific Repairs Plan, Summer Street, South Boston, 5 sheets dated February 15, 2017.

    2. On a petition by John Hancock Life Insurance Company for the Vertical Discontinuance of portions of Stuart Street, Boston Proper, located on its southerly side at address #380, generally between Berkeley Street and Clarendon Street, vertically above the grade of the sidewalk. (NB 2/16/2017)

    As shown on a plan entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Discontinuance Plan, Vertical, 380 Stuart Street, Boston Proper, 1 sheet dated January 4, 2017.

    3. On a petition by John Hancock Life Insurance Company for the making of Specific Repairs within Stuart Street, Boston Proper, located on its southerly side at address #380, generally between Berkeley Street and Clarendon Street, consisting of new groundwater recharge infrastructure. (NB 2/16/2017)

    As shown on a plan entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Recharge License Plan, 380 Stuart Street, Boston, 1 sheet dated January, 2017.

    4. On a petition by John Hancock Life Insurance Company for the granting of an Earth Retention License for the installation of a temporary earth support system within Stuart Street, Boston Proper, located on its southerly side at address #380, generally between Berkeley Street and Clarendon Street. (NB 2/16/2017)

    As shown on a plan entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Temporary Earth Retention Plan, 380 Stuart Street, Boston, 1 sheet dated November 4, 2016.

    5. On a petition by Lend Lease Clippership Wharf LLC for the making of Specific Repairs within the following public ways in East Boston, consisting of curb realignment, sidewalk and roadway reconstruction, as well as new and relocated specialty pavement, pedestrian ramps, street lights, street trees, street furniture, landscaping, driveway curb cuts, and retaining walls: (NB 2/16/2017)

    Lewis Street – on its northwesterly side southwest of Marginal Street.

    Msgr. Albert A. Jacobbe Road – on both sides southeast of Clipper Ship Lane.

    As shown on a set of plans entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Specific Repairs Plan, Lewis Street, Monsignor Albert A. Jacobbe Road, Clippership Wharf, East Boston, 4 sheets dated February, 2017.

    6. On a petition by E&T LLC for the acceptance of a Pedestrian Easement adjacent to West Third Street, South Boston, located on its southwesterly side generally between A Street and the South Boston Haul Road. (NB 2/16/2017)

    As shown on a plan entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Pedestrian Easement Plan, 41-49 West Third Street, South Boston, 1 sheet dated February 10, 2017.

    7. On a petition by E&T LLC for the making of Specific Repairs within the following public ways in South Boston, consisting of new, reconstructed, and relocated curbs, sidewalks, pedestrian ramps, specialty pavement, street trees, and driveway curb cuts: (NB 2/16/2017)

    West Third Street – on its southwesterly side generally between A Street and the South Boston Haul Road.

    A Street – on its southeasterly side generally between West Third Street and Athens Street.

    Athens Street – on its northeasterly side generally between A Street and the South Boston Haul Road.

    As shown on a set of plans entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Specific Repair, 45 West Third Street, South Boston, 5 sheets dated January 27, 2017.

  3. New Business

    1. 55-57 & 65 Seaport Boulevard, Farnsworth Street; 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. Fan Pier Boulevard, Marina Park Drive; South Boston – Widening & Relocation, Abandonment – On a set of joint petitions by Fan Pier Development LLC, 50 Liberty LLC Ten Fan Pier Boulevard LLC, and Twenty Two Liberty Trust