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Last updated: 07/17/2017 - 3:48pm

Public Facilities Commission Meeting (DND)

The presenter is the Department of Neighborhood Development.

You can also watch the meeting on Boston City TV at Comcast channel 24, RCN channel 13, and on boston.gov/boston-city-tv.

Discussion Topics

  1. VOTE 1: Bernard Mayo, Project Manager, Real Estate Management and Sales

    Conveyance to Cecilia Maya: Vacant land located at Wordsworth Street, East Boston, Massachusetts.

    Purchase Price: $5,700

    Ward:  01

    Parcel Number:  00557001

    Square Feet:  486

    DND Program:  REMS Land Disposition

    Use:  Access to parking area

    Assessed Value Fiscal Year 2017:  $5,700

    Appraised Value:  November 25, 2016:  $4,700

    RFP Issuance Date:  January 30, 2017

    That having duly advertised its intent to sell to Cecilia Maya, an individual, with an address of 224 Arborway, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130, the vacant land located at Wordsworth Street (Ward 01, Parcel Number 00557001) in the East Boston District of the City of Boston containing approximately 486 square feet of land, for two consecutive weeks (June 12, 2017 and June 19, 2017) 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 May 17, 2017 and subsequent approval by the Mayor, does hereby vote to sell the aforementioned property to Cecilia Maya; and

    FURTHER VOTED: the Director be, and hereby is, authorized to deliver an instrument conveying said property to Cecilia Maya in consideration of Five Thousand Seven Hundred Dollars ($5,700).

  2. VOTE 2: Bernard Mayo, Project Manager, Real Estate Management and Sales

    Conveyance to Willow Ct, LLC: Vacant land located at Willow Court, Dorchester, Massachusetts.

    Purchase Price: $23,000

    Ward:  07

    Parcel Number:  03510000

    Square Feet:  1,140

    Future Use:  Access to construction site and parking

    Assessed Value Fiscal Year 2017:  $8,300

    Appraised Value May 12, 2016:  $23,000

    DND Program:  REMS Land Disposition

    RFP Issuance Date:  January 30, 2017

    That having duly advertised its intent to sell to Willow Ct, LLC, a Massachusetts limited liability company, with an address of 1451 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02120, the vacant land located at Willow Court (Ward 07, Parcel Number 03510000) in the Dorchester District of the City of Boston containing approximately 1,140 square feet of land, for two consecutive weeks (June 12, 2017 and June 19, 2017) 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 May 17, 2017 and subsequent approval by the Mayor, does hereby vote to sell the aforementioned property to Willow Ct, LLC; and

    FURTHER VOTED: the Director be, and hereby is, authorized to deliver an instrument conveying said property to Willow Ct, LLC in consideration of Twenty Three Thousand Dollars ($23,000).

  3. VOTE 3: James Smith, Senior Environmental Compliance Manager, Real Estate Management and Sales

    Conveyance to Dotave Ventures LLC: Vacant land located at Alger Street, South Boston, Massachusetts.

    Purchase Price: $147,000

    Ward: 07

    Parcel Number:  00028001

    Square Feet:  5,896

    Future Use:  Off Street Parking

    Assessed Value Fiscal Year 2017:  $64,900

    Appraised Values:  December 2, 2016 ($118,000) and March 7, 2017 ($147,000)

    DND Program:  REMS Land Disposition

    RFP Issuance Date:  December 19, 2016

    That having duly advertised its intent to sell to Dotave Ventures LLC, a Massachusetts limited liability company, with an address of 699 Boylston Street, 10th Floor, Boston, MA 02116, the vacant land located at Alger Street (Ward 07, Parcel Number 00028001) in the South Boston District of the City of Boston containing approximately 5,896 square feet of land, for two consecutive weeks (July 10, 2017 and July 17, 2017) 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 May 17, 2017 and subsequent approval by the Mayor, does hereby vote to sell the aforementioned property to Dotave Ventures LLC; and

    FURTHER VOTED: the Director be, and hereby is, authorized to deliver an instrument conveying said property to Dotave Ventures LLC in consideration of One Hundred Forty Seven Thousand Dollars ($147,000).

  4. VOTE 4: Thomas Gannon, Housing Development Officer, Neighborhood Housing Development

    Conveyance to 206 WEST LLC[1]: Vacant land located at 206-208 and 210-212 West Broadway, South Boston, Massachusetts.

    Purchase Price: $200

    Ward:  06

    Parcel Numbers:  00288000, 00287000

    Square Feet:  3,983

    Use:  Mixed use

    Estimated Total Development Cost:  $4,620,892

    Assessed Value Fiscal Year 2017:  $150,000

    Appraised Value October 22, 2016:  $598,000

    DND Program:  Neighborhood Housing

    RFP Issuance Date:  June 20, 2014

    That having duly advertised its intent to sell to South Boston Neighborhood Development Corporation and Caritas Communities, Inc., Massachusetts non-profit corporations, with an address of 365 West Broadway, South Boston, MA 02127, the vacant land located at:

    206-208 West Broadway, Ward:06 , Parcel: 00288000, Square Feet: 2,028

    210-212 West Broadway, Ward:06, Parcel: 00287000, Square Feet: 1,955

    in the South Boston District of the City of Boston containing approximately 3,983 square feet of land, for two consecutive weeks (April 3, 2017 and April 10, 2017) 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 December 3, 2014, and, thereafter, amended on December 16, 2015 and December 15, 2016 and subsequent approval by the Mayor, does hereby vote to sell the aforementioned property to 206 WEST LLC, a Massachusetts limited liability company, with an address of 356 West Broadway, South Boston, MA 02127; and

    FURTHER VOTED: the Director be, and hereby is, authorized to deliver an instrument conveying said property to 206 WEST LLC in consideration of Two Hundred Dollars ($200).


    [1] South Boston Neighborhood Development Corporation and Caritas Communities, Inc. formed a new business entity on March 28, 2017 known as 206 WEST LLC, a Massachusetts limited liability company. This new entity provided a certificate of good standing from the Massachusetts Secretary of State. Also, the Department of Neighborhood Development (DND) provided a current Massachusetts Secretary of State summary sheet with this information. In addition, DND provided complete and current property affidavits (i.e. LOOPS forms) for Caritas Communities, Inc., South Boston Neighborhood Development Corporation and 206 WEST LLC.

     

  5. VOTE 5: John Feuerbach, Senior Development Officer, Neighborhood Housing Development

    Tentative Developer Designation and Intent to Sell to Boston Common Solutions, Inc.: Vacant land located at various parcels in Dorchester, Massachusetts.

    Purchase Price: $2,500

    Ward:  14

    Parcel Numbers:  Various

    Square Feet:  128,402

    Future Use:  New Construction - Housing

    Assessed Value Fiscal Year 2017:  $1,329,800 (total)

    Appraised Values: June 20, 2016 and July 20, 2016: $2,370,000 (total)

    DND Program:  Neighborhood Homes Initiative

    RFP Issuance Date:  March 20, 2017

    That, having duly advertised a Request for Proposals to develop said properties, Boston Common Solutions, Inc., a Massachusetts corporation, with an address of 11 Lantern Lane, West Roxbury, MA 02132 be tentatively designated as developer of the vacant land located at:

    105-107 Stratton Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 03068000, Square Feet: 6,300

    123 Stratton Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 03071001, Square Feet: 2,935

    127 Stratton Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 03072000, Square Feet: 3,096

    Stratton Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 03073000, Square Feet: 856

    26 Lyford Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 03074000, Square Feet: 4,620

    124 Callender Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 03039000, Square Feet: 7,200

    126 Callender Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 03038000, Square Feet: 6,000

    114-118 Floyd Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 03081000, Square Feet: 10,400

    133 Callender Street , Ward: 14, Parcel: 03079000, Square Feet: 4,500

    137 Callender Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 0308000, Square Feet: 5,001

    17 Stratton Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 03100000, Square Feet: 4,196

    19 Stratton Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 03101000, Square Feet: 4,197

    21 Stratton Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 03102000, Square Feet: 4,210

    49 Stratton Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 03111000, Square Feet: 4,863

    17-19 Ashton Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 03213000 Square Feet: 5,747

    12 Ashton Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 03188000 Square Feet: 4,900

    Lucerne Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 03509000, Square Feet: 4,435

    93-95 Woodrow Avenue, Ward: 14, Parcel: 02999000, Square Feet: 3,750

    97 Woodrow Avenue, Ward: 14, Parcel: 03000000, Square Feet: 2,600

    82 Woodrow Avenue, Ward: 14, Parcel: 03695000, Square Feet: 6,652

    86 Woodrow Avenue, Ward: 14, Parcel: 03694000, Square Feet: 6,628

    Jones Avenue, Ward: 14, Parcel: 03709000, Square Feet: 6,346

    9 Jones Avenue, Ward: 14, Parcel: 03710000, Square Feet: 6,422

    23 Jones Avenue, Ward: 14, Parcel: 03714000, Square Feet: 6,337

    27 Jones Avenue, Ward: 14, Parcel: 03715000, Square Feet: 6,211

    in the Dorchester District of the City of Boston containing approximately 128,402 square feet of land for the period of 12 months from the date of the vote subject to such terms, conditions and restrictions as the Director deems appropriate for proper development of these parcels; and

    FURTHER VOTED: Subject to the approval of the Mayor under St. 1909, c.486, § 31B (as appearing in St. 1966, c.642, § 12) that it is the intent of this Commission to sell the aforementioned property to Boston Common Solutions, Inc.;

    AND, FURTHER, VOTED: That the Director be, and hereby is, authorized to advertise the intent of this Commission to sell the above described property in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 642 of the Acts of 1966 and the applicable statutory terms of M.G.L. c.30B, section 16.

  6. VOTE 6: Todd Lee, Senior Workforce and Policy Analyst, Mayor’s Office of Workforce Development

    To authorize the Economic Development and Industrial Corporation of Boston to enter into contracts with various service providers for youth, social services and adult literacy programs.

    Grant Amount: $2,677,399

    WHEREAS, the Public Facilities Commission, by virtue of Section (3)(f)(v) of Chapter 642, of the Acts of 1966, has the power and authority to make and execute all contracts necessary or convenient for the exercise and fulfillment of the Commission’s powers and by virtue of Section (3)(f)(ii) of Chapter 642 of the Acts of 1966, has the power and authority to delegate any of its powers or functions to any other department or officer, or authority of the City of Boston or to any other public body politic and corporate incurring expenses which the City appropriates money to defray and each such officer, authority and public body is hereby authorized and directed to accept such delegation and exercise the power and perform the function so delegated; and

    WHEREAS, the Chief of the Economic Development and Industrial Corporation of Boston be, and hereby is, authorized to request from the Mayor, in the name and on behalf of the Public Facilities Commission, written authority to enter into contracts with various service providers for Youth and Social Services and Adult Literacy programs as shown on Exhibit A and attached hereto, which are being funded under the Community Development Block Grant Federal Fiscal Year 2017 in the amount of Two Million Six Hundred Seventy Seven Thousand Three Hundred Ninety Nine Dollars ($2,677,399) for the period of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018; and to execute such contracts, subject to review and approval as to form by the City’s Corporation Counsel inclusive of all terms representing final negotiations in the name and on behalf of the Chief of the Economic Development and Industrial Corporation of Boston, upon receipt of said written authority from the Mayor; and

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT VOTED: That the Chief of the Economic Development and Industrial Corporation of Boston be, and hereby is, authorized to accept and exercise the delegated powers and perform said responsibilities in accordance with all required approvals and applicable laws.