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Public Improvement Commission Hearing

Boston Public Improvement Commission is holding a Hearing on April 13 at 10:00 a.m.

Discussion Topics

  1. Public Hearing Continued

    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, PH 3/16/2017, PHC 3/30/2017)

    As shown on a plan entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Pedestrian Easement Plan, #55-57 Seaport Boulevard, #65 Seaport Boulevard, 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 238 square feet within said pedestrian easement. (NB 3/2/2017, PH 3/16/2017, PHC 3/30/2017)

    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 322 square feet within said pedestrian easement. (NB 3/2/2017, PH 3/16/2017, PHC 3/30/2017)

    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, PH 3/16/2017, PHC 3/30/2017)

    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.

  2. Public Hearing

    On a petition by 171 Tremont LLC for the Vertical Discontinuance of portions of Mason Street, Boston Proper, located on its westerly side north of Avery Street, vertically above the grade of the sidewalk. (NB 3/16/2017)

    As shown on a plan entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Vertical Discontinuance Plan, Mason Street, 171-172 Tremont Street, Boston Proper, 1 sheet dated November 3, 2016.

    On a joint petition by 171 Tremont LLC and the Boston Redevelopment Authority for the Vertical Discontinuance of portions of the following public ways in Boston Proper, vertically above the grade of the sidewalk: (NB 3/16/2017)

    Tremont Street – on its easterly side north of Avery Street.

    Avery Street – on its southerly side between Tremont Street and Mason Street.

    Mason Street – on its westerly side north of Avery Street.

    As shown on a plan entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Vertical Discontinuance Plan, Tremont Street, Avery Street, Mason Street, 172 Tremont Street, Boston Proper, 1 sheet dated November 3, 2016.

    On a petition by MEPT/LMP Harrison/Albany Block LLC for the Discontinuance of any and all rights to travel the public may have had on Andrews Street (public way), Boston Proper, between East Canton Street and East Dedham Street. (NB 3/16/2017)

    As shown on a plan entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Discontinuance Plan, Andrews Street, 89 East Dedham Street, Boston Proper, 1 sheet dated March 28, 2017.

    On a petition by 32 Cambridge Street LLC for the making of Specific Repairs within the following public ways in Charlestown, consisting of curb, sidewalk, roadway, and pedestrian ramp reconstruction, as well as new and relocated street trees, street furniture, irrigation infrastructure, and driveway curb cuts: (NB 3/30/2017)

    Cambridge Street – on its southeasterly side generally between Rutherford Avenue and Spice Street.

    Rutherford Avenue – on its southwesterly side generally southeast of Cambridge Street.

    As shown on a set of plans entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Specific Repairs Plan, 32 Cambridge Street & 572-594 Rutherford Avenue, Charlestown, 2 sheets dated February, 2017.

    On a set of petitions by MVC Western Ave Realty LLC for the acceptance of two Pedestrian Easements adjacent to the following public ways in Brighton: (NB 3/30/2017)

    Western Avenue – on its southerly side between Birmingham Parkway and Mackin Street.

    Mackin Street – on its westerly side between Western Avenue and Richardson Street.

    As shown on a set of plans entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Easement Plan, 530 Western Avenue, Mackin Street, Brighton, 2 sheets dated March 24, 2017.

    On a set of petitions by MVC Western Ave Realty LLC for the making of Specific Repairs within the following public ways in Brighton, consisting of curb, sidewalk, and pedestrian ramp reconstruction, as well as new and relocated street trees, street furniture, landscaping, stormdrain infrastructure, and driveway curb cuts: (NB 3/30/2017)

    Western Avenue – on its southerly side between Birmingham Parkway and Mackin Street.

    Mackin Street – on its westerly side between Western Avenue and Richardson Street.

    As shown on a set of plans entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Specific Repair Plan, 530 Western Avenue, Mackin Street, Brighton, 2 sheets dated March 24, 2017.

    On a petition by The Boston Home Inc. for the making of Specific Repairs within Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, located on its westerly side generally north of Gallivan Boulevard, consisting of sidewalk reconstruction, as well as new and relocated hydrants, street trees, and driveway curb cuts. (NB 3/30/2017)

    As shown on a plan entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Specific Repair Plan, 2049 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, 1 sheet dated March 9, 2017.

    On a joint petition by the Boston Redevelopment Authority and the City of Boston Parks & Recreation Department for the making of Specific Repairs within the following public ways in Boston Proper, consisting of curb, sidewalk, and areaway reconstruction, as well as new, relocated, and reconstructed specialty pavement, street trees, street lights, street furniture, landscaping, decorative bronze inlays, and a decorative monument: (NB 3/30/2017)

    Boylston Street – on its southerly side west of Washington Street.

    Washington Street – on its westerly side south of Boylston Street.

    As shown on a set of plans entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Specific Repair Plan, 2-22 Boylston & Washington Streets, Boston, 3 sheets dated March, 2017.

    On a petition by the City of Boston Public Works Department for the making of Specific Repairs within the intersection of Centre Street, Perkins Street, and Day Street, Roxbury, consisting of curb realignment, roadway and sidewalk reconstruction, as well as new, relocated, and reconstructed pedestrian ramps, traffic signal infrastructure, utility infrastructure, street lights, street trees, street furniture, and landscaping, and driveway curb cuts. (NB 3/30/2017)

    As shown on a set of plans entitled City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Specific Repair Plan, Hyde Square, Roadway Reconstruction on Centre Street at Day Street and Perkins St, Jamaica Plain, 8 sheets dated February 21, 2017.

     

  3. New Business

    201 Brookline Avenue; Boston Proper – Discontinuance, Specific Repairs – On a set of joint petitions by Landmark Center Park Drive LLC and the Boston Redevelopment Authority

    100 A Street, West Second Street, West Third Street; South Boston – Vertical Discontinuances – On a petition by Oranmore Enterprises LLC

    Granby Street; Boston Proper – Specific Repairs – On a petition by the Trustees of Boston University

    399 Congress Street; South Boston – Specific Repairs – On a petition by 399 Congress Street LLC

    Tremont Street; Boston Proper – Grant of Location – On a petition by Comcast of Boston Inc.

    Congress Street; South Boston – Grant of Location – On a petition by Level 3 Communications LLC

    Sherrin Street; Hyde Park – Roadway Betterment – On a petition by the Sherrin Street abutters; Public Hearing scheduled for Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at the Hyde Park Community Center, 1179 River Street, Hyde Park, at 6:00 PM