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Last updated: 07/06/2018 - 11:18am

Boston Redevelopment Authority d/b/a Boston Planning & Development Agency

A Public Meeting
Public testimony begins at 5:30pm

Discussion Topics

  1. MINUTES/SCHEDULING

    1. Request authorization for the approval of the Minutes of June 14, 2018 Meeting.

    2. Request authorization to schedule a Public Hearing on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 5:30 p.m., or at a date and time determined by the Director, to consider the Emerson College Institutional Master Plan Amendment and 171-172 Tremont Street as a Development Impact Project.

    3. Request authorization to schedule a Public Hearing on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 5:40 p.m., or at a date and time determined by the Director, to consider the Exchange South End Project as a Development Impact Project; and, to consider the Development Plan for Planned Development Area No. 119.

    4. REMOVED

    5. Request authorization to schedule a Public Hearing on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 6:00 p.m., or at a date and time determined by the Director, regarding the Sixth Amendment to the Master Plan for Planned Development Area No. 87, Boston Landing and the First Amendment to the Development Plan for the Residential Project at 125 Guest Street Project within Planned Development Area No. 87 for Boston Landing, Brighton.

  2. PLANNING AND ZONING

    6. Board of Appeal

  3. REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS/CONTRACTS

    7. Request authorization to execute a contract with Capital Contractors, Inc. for the 2018 Landscape and Hardscape Services Program for Downtown Waterfront Properties.

    8. Request authorization to advertise and issue an Invitation for Bids for the Cleaning Services at the China Trade Building located at 2 Boylston Street.

    9. Request authorization to submit application to the Massachusetts Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development MassWorks Infrastructure Program in support of various project; to enter into Grant Agreement with respective entities of said projects; and, to take all related actions.

  4. LICENSE & LEASE AGREEMENTS/MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENTS

    10. Request authorization to enter into a License Agreement with the Commonwealth’s Department of Conservation and Recreation for use of parking lot #1 at Bunker Hill Community College, located on Parcel P-15B in the Charlestown Urban Renewal Area, for short term staging of security vehicles and other Commonwealth-owned assets.

    11. Request authorization to enter into License Agreements for short term activation use of 555 Columbia Road in Dorchester. 

  5. CERTIFICATES OF COMPLETION

    12. Request authorization to issue a Certificate of Completion to Cleveland Circle Development Associates LLC for the Cleveland Circle Project located at 375-399 Chestnut Hill Avenue in Brighton.

  6. ARTICLE 80 DEVELOPMENT/IDP NOT OPEN TO PUBLIC TESTIMONY

    South Boston

    13. Request authorization to issue a Scoping Determination waiving the requirement of further review pursuant to Article 80, Large Project Review for the All Saints Development, LLC to demolish the two existing structures and for construction of 55,919 square foot mixed-use building consisting of 49 residential rental units, including 8 income restricted units, 9,800 square feet of educational space for the Notre Dame Education Center, 31 off-street vehicle parking spaces, and 902 square feet of bicycle storage and rental space located at 200-204 Old Colony Avenue; to recommend approval to the Board of Appeal for the necessary zoning relief; and, to take all related actions.

    Jamaica Plain

    14. Request authorization to terminate an Affordable Housing Agreement and to enter into an Affordable Rental Housing Agreement and Restriction in connection with the proposed development located at 5 McBride Street; and, to take all related actions.

    Roslindale

    15. Request authorization to issue a Certification of Approval pursuant to Article 80, Section 80E-6 of the Zoning Code for the construction of 12 residential units, including 2 IDP units, with 12 at grade parking spaces located at 4281 Washington Street; to enter into an Affordable Rental Housing Agreement and Restriction; and, to take all related actions.

    South End

    16. Request authorization to issue a Scoping Determination waiving the requirement of further review pursuant to Article 80, Section 80B-5.3(d) of the Zoning Code for the construction of an all-inclusive co-living building consisting of 250 units with 327 bedrooms/co-living spaces, including 43 IDP co-living spaces, with 125 on-site bicycle spaces located at 217 Albany Street; to recommend approval to the Board of Appeal for the necessary zoning relief; and, to take all related actions.

  7. URBAN RENEWAL

    Fenway

    17. Request authorization to adopt a Minor Modification for Parcel 27 located at 1000 Boylston Street; and, to petition the Public Improvement Commission for the discontinuance of portions of Boylston Street, St. Cecilia Street, Scotia Street and Cambria Street.

    Government Center/Downtown Waterfront

    18. Request authorization to adopt a Minor Modification for Parcel 13/14 and Parcel E-1, respectively located at 60 State Street; to enter into an Easement Agreement; to approve construction work within 10 feet of the northerly boundary; to issue a Certification of Approval pursuant to Article 80, Section 80E-6 of the Zoning Code for the renovation and expansion of the restaurant on the rear side; to recommend approval to the Board of Appeal for the necessary zoning relief; and, to take all related actions. 

    Washington Park

    19. Request authorization to issue Partial Certificates of Completion for the dwelling units in the Garrison Trotter Phase II project located on Parcels A-2C, J-5b-1, L-54, L-55 and J-5b-2.

  8. PUBLIC HEARINGS/OPEN TO PUBLIC TESTIMONY

    20. 5:30 p.m.:  Request authorization to adopt a Report and Decision for Phase Two of the Trinity Orient Heights Redevelopment Chapter 121A Project; to issue a Determination waiving further review of Section 80A-6 of the Zoning Code in connection with the Notice of Project Change consisting of a one for one replacement of 331 existing state public housing units over multi phases, community space(s), a public park, public plaza(s) 201 on-street and 64 off-street parking spaces, public realm and open space improvements; and, to take all related actions.

    21.  5:40 p.m.:  Request authorization to approve the Development Plan for Planned Development Area No. 114, Shawmut Avenue/Washington Street pursuant to Section 80C of the Zoning Code; to petition the Zoning Commission for approval of PDA No. 114 and associated Map Amendment; to issue a Scoping Determination waiving further review of Article 80, Section 80B-5.3(d) of the Zoning Code for the development of three parcels consisting of 139 residential units and 110 garaged parking spaces located at 112 Shawmut Avenue; 313 residential units, 14,600 square feet of ground floor commercial, retail, cultural and/or community space with 120 underground parking spaces located at 50 Herald Street and construction of two religious sanctuaries for 1,130 people, a gymnasium, fitness rooms, offices, classrooms and meeting spaces, 2,000 ground floor commercial space, 84 residential units and 30 underground parking spaces located at 120 Shawmut Avenue, including 139 IDP units of the total project; to adopt two Minor Modifications to the South End Urban Renewal Area for Parcel 3 and Parcel 4; and, to take all related actions.

  9. ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE

    22. Request authorization to expend $5,000.00 from the Harvard Allston Public Realm Flexible Fund to Gregory Gomez, an artist, and a team of artists led by Jillian Widenmeyer; and, to enter into Grant Agreements.

    23. Contractual

    24. Personnel

    25. Director’s Update