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Last updated: 03/13/2017 - 3:05pm

Public Improvement Commission Hearing

Public Improvement Commission will be holding a hearing on March 16 at 10:00 a.m.

Discussion Topics

  1. Pole Hearing

    On a petition by Eversource Energy to Install One New Utility Pole on West Howell Street, Dorchester, located on its southwesterly side northwest of Boston Street.

    On a petition by Eversource Energy to Install One New Utility Pole on Enterprise Street, Dorchester, located on its northeasterly side southeast of Willow Court.

     

  2. Public Hearing Continued

    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, PHC 3/2/2017)

    As shown on a set of plans entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Specific Repairs Plan, National Grid, Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, 3 sheets dated March 1, 2017.

  3. Public Hearing
    On a joint petition by JCHE Leventhal Inc. and the Boston Redevelopment Authority for the Abandonment of any and all rights to travel the public may have had on Atwood Road (private way), Brighton, from Chestnut Hill Avenue to its easterly terminus. (NB 2/16/2017)
     
    As shown on a plan entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Abandonment Plan, Atwood Road, Brighton, 1 sheet dated September 13, 2016.
     
    On a joint petition by Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly III Inc. and the Boston Redevelopment Authority for the making of Specific Repairs within Chestnut Hill Avenue, Brighton, located on its easterly side generally south of Wiltshire Road, consisting of curb, sidewalk, roadway, and driveway curb cut reconstruction, as well as new and relocated pedestrian ramps, specialty pavement, street trees, street lighting infrastructure, and traffic signal infrastructure. (NB 2/16/2017)
     
    As shown on a set of plans entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Specific Repair Plan, Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly (JCHE), 132 Chestnut Hill Avenue, Brighton, 5 sheets dated December 21, 2016.
     
    On a joint petition by Fan Pier Development LLC, 50 Liberty LLC, Ten Fan Pier Boulevard LLC, and Twenty Two Liberty Trust for the Widening and Relocation of the existing right-of-way lines of Fan Pier Boulevard (private way open to public travel), South Boston, on its southeasterly side between Liberty Drive and Waterside Avenue. (NB 3/2/2017)
     
    As shown on a plan entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Widening and Relocation Plan, Fan Pier Boulevard (Private Way Open to Public Travel), South Boston, 1 sheet dated February, 2017.
     
    On a joint petition by the Fan Pier Development LLC, 50 Liberty LLC, and Ten Fan Pier Boulevard LLC for the Abandonment of any and all rights to travel the public may have had on a portion of Marina Park Drive (private way), South Boston, on its northwesterly side between Liberty Drive and Waterside Avenue. (NB 3/2/2017)
     
    As shown on a set of plans entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Abandonment Plan, Marina Park Drive (Private Way Open to Public Travel), South Boston, 1 sheet dated February, 2017.
     
    On a joint petition by Seaport Square Development Company LLC, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, and the Boston Redevelopment Authority for the acceptance of a Pedestrian Easement adjacent to Seaport Boulevard, South Boston, located on its southwesterly side between addresses #55-57 and #65, generally at the terminus of Farnsworth Street. (NB 3/2/2017)
     
    As shown on a plan entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Pedestrian Easement Plan, 55-57 & 65 Seaport Boulevard, Parcel FT-4, South Boston, 1 sheet dated January, 2017.
     
    On a joint petition by WS - Block J LLC, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, and the Boston Redevelopment Authority for the granting of a Sidewalk Café License for seasonal outdoor seating within a public pedestrian easement adjacent to Seaport Boulevard, South Boston, located on its southwesterly side at address #55-57, generally at the terminus of Farnsworth Street, and consisting of seating for 12 persons and approximately 244 square feet within said pedestrian easement. (NB 3/2/2017)
     
    As shown on a plan entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Cafe Seating Plan, 55-57 Seaport Boulevard, Boston, 1 sheet dated December, 2016.
     
    On a joint petition by H III Partners LLC, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, and the Boston Redevelopment Authority for the granting of a Sidewalk Café License for seasonal outdoor seating within a public pedestrian easement adjacent to Seaport Boulevard, South Boston, located on its southwesterly side at address #65, generally at the terminus of Farnsworth Street, and consisting of seating for 16 persons and approximately 280 square feet within said pedestrian easement. (NB 3/2/2017)
     
    As shown on a plan entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Cafe Seating Plan, 65 Seaport Boulevard, Boston, 1 sheet dated December, 2016.
     
    On a petition by WS - Block J LLC for the granting of a Projection License for the installation of marquees over portions of the public sidewalks at the following locations in South Boston: (NB 3/2/2017)
     
    • Seaport Boulevard – on its southwesterly side at address #65, generally between Farnsworth Street and Thomson Place.
    • Seaport Boulevard – within a pedestrian easement on its southwesterly side at address #65, generally at the terminus of Farnsworth Street.
     
    As shown on a plan entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Signage Plan, 65 Seaport Boulevard, Boston, 1 sheet dated December, 2016.
  4. New Business

    839 Beacon Street, Miner Street; Boston Proper – Vertical Discontinuances, Projection License, Earth Retention License – On a set of joint petitions by Miner Realty Inc. and the Boston Redevelopment Authority

    171-172 Tremont Street, Avery Street, Mason Street; Boston Proper – Vertical Discontinuances – On a set of joint petitions by 171 Tremont LLC and the Boston Redevelopment Authority

    Yawkey Way; Boston Proper – Street Name Change – On a petition by the Yawkey Way abutters

    10 Summer Street; Boston Proper – Sidewalk Café License – On a petition by Caffé Nero of America’s Inc.