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Public Improvement Commission hearing

The Public Improvement Commission will hold a hearing on December 6 at 10 a.m.

Discussion Topics

  1. Hearing Minutes

    Upon request by Public Improvement Commission staff, the Acceptance of the Minutes of the PIC hearing held on November 15, 2018.

  2. Utility Pole Hearing

    On a petition by Verizon New England to Install Two New Utility Poles on Quincefield Street, Dorchester, to be located on its southwesterly side between Quincefield Place and Wendover Street.

  3. Public Hearing Continued

    On a petition by TA Realty LLC for the making of Specific Repairs within Boylston Street, Boston Proper, located on its northwesterly side at address #855 generally between Fairfield Street and Gloucester Street, consisting of curb, sidewalk, and tree pit reconstruction, as well as new and relocated specialty pavement and bike racks. (NB 10/4/2018, PH 11/1/2018)

    As shown on a set of plans entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Specific Repairs Plan, 855 Boylston Street, Public Way, Back Bay,” 2 sheets dated September 26, 2018.

  4. Public Hearing

    On a joint petition by 1000 Boylston Street Owner LLC and the Boston Planning & Development Agency for the Discontinuance of any and all rights to travel the public may have had within portions of Cambria Street (public way), Roxbury, located on both sides east of St. Cecilia Street. (NB 11/1/2018)
     
    As shown on a plan entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Highway Discontinuance, Cambria Street, Roxbury District,” 1 sheet dated March 26, 2018.

    On a joint petition by 1000 Boylston Street Owner LLC, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, and the Boston Planning & Development Agency for the Vertical Discontinuance of portions of Boylston Street (public way), Roxbury, located on its southeasterly side at address no. 1000, between Dalton Street and St. Cecilia Street, vertically above and below the grades of the sidewalk and roadway: (NB 11/1/2018)

    As shown on a plan entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Discontinuance Plan, Vertical, Subsurface, Boylston Street, Roxbury District,” 2 sheets dated March 26, 2018.

    On a set of joint petitions by 1000 Boylston Street Owner LLC and the Boston Planning & Development Agency for the Vertical Discontinuance of portions of the following public ways in Roxbury, vertically above and below the grades of the sidewalks and roadways: (NB 11/1/2018)

    Cambria Street – east of St. Cecilia Street.
    Scotia Street – on its northeasterly side southeast of St. Cecilia Street.
    St. Cecilia Street – on its northeasterly side between Boylston Street and Scotia Street.

    As shown on three sets of plans entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Discontinuance Plan, Vertical, Subsurface, Cambria Street, Roxbury District,” 2 sheets dated March 26, 2018; and “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Discontinuance Plan, Vertical, Scotia Street, Roxbury District,” 1 sheet dated March 26, 2018; and “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Discontinuance Plan, Vertical, Subsurface, St. Cecilia Street, Roxbury District,” 2 sheets dated March 26, 2018.

    On a joint petition by 1000 Boylston Street Owner LLC, Prudential Insurance Company of America, and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation for the Vertical Discontinuance of portions of Dalton Street (public way), Roxbury, located on its southwesterly side southeast of Boylston Street, vertically above the grade of the sidewalk: (NB 11/1/2018)

    As shown on a plan entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Discontinuance Plan, Vertical, Dalton Street, Roxbury District,” 1 sheet dated March 26, 2018.

    On a set of joint petitions by 1000 Boylston Street Owner LLC, Prudential Insurance Company of America, and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation for the granting of a Projection License for the installation of a canopy and other removable building elements above and below the sidewalk and roadway within Dalton Street, Roxbury, located on its southwesterly side southeast of Boylston Street. (NB 11/1/2018)
     
    As shown on a set of plans entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, License Plan, Dalton Street, Roxbury District,” 2 sheets dated March 26, 2018.

    On a petition by 1000 Boylston Street Owner LLC for the granting of an Earth Retention License for the installation of temporary earth support systems within the following public ways in Roxbury: (NB 11/1/2018)

    Cambria Street – east of St. Cecilia Street.
    St. Cecilia Street – on its easterly side south of Cambria Street.

    As shown on a set of plans entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Temporary Earth Retention Plan, 1000 Boylston Street, Boston,” 2 sheets dated October 19, 2018.

    On a set of joint petitions by 1000 Boylston Street Owner LLC, Prudential Insurance Company of America, and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation for the acceptance of Pedestrian Easements adjacent to Boylston Street, Roxbury, located on its southeasterly side at address no. 1000, between Dalton Street and St. Cecilia Street. (NB 11/15/2018)
     
    As shown on a plan entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Easement Plan, Boylston Street/Dalton Street, 1000 Boylston Street, Boston,” 1 sheet dated November 9, 2018.

    On a set of joint petitions by 1000 Boylston Street Owner LLC, Prudential Insurance Company of America, and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation for the making of Specific Repairs within the following public ways in Roxbury, consisting of curb realignment, roadway and sidewalk reconstruction, as well as new and relocated pedestrian ramps, specialty pavers, street trees, street furniture, bike racks, bollards, planters, landscaping, and driveway curb cuts: (NB 11/15/2018)

    Boylston Street – on its southeasterly side at address no. 1000, between Dalton Street and St. Cecilia Street.
    Cambria Street – on both sides between St. Cecilia Street and Dalton Street.
    Dalton Street – at the southerly corner of its intersection with Boylston Street.
    Scotia Street – on its northeasterly side southeast of St. Cecilia Street.
    St. Cecilia Street – on both sides between Boylston Street and Scotia Street.

    As shown on a set of plans entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Specific Repair Plan, Boylston Street, Cambria Street, St. Cecilia Street, Scotia Street, 1000 Boylston Street, Boston,” 6 sheets dated September 28, 2018.

    On a joint petition by Fenway Center LLC and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation for the Vertical Discontinuance of portions of Beacon Street (public way), Boston Proper, located on its southerly side at address #775 generally east of Maitland Street, vertically above the grade of the sidewalks. (NB 11/15/2018)
     
    As shown on a plan entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Vertical Discontinuance Plan, 775 Beacon Street, Boston Proper,” 1 sheet dated January 10, 2018.

    On a joint petition by West Block LLC and Mass Bay Credit Union for the Discontinuance of any and all rights to travel the public may have had within a segment of Gold Street (public way), South Boston, between A Street and South Boston Haul Road. (NB 11/15/2018)
     
    As shown on a plan entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Discontinuance Plan, Gold Street, South Boston,” 1 sheet dated November 9, 2018.

    On a petition by West Block LLC for the acceptance of a Pedestrian Easement adjacent to West Fifth Street, South Boston, located on its northeasterly side at address no. 20, northwest of South Boston Haul Road. (NB 11/15/2018)
     
    As shown on a plan entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Pedestrian Easement Plan, West Fifth Street, South Boston,” 1 sheet dated November 9, 2018.

    On a petition by West Block LLC for the making of Specific Repairs within the following public ways in South Boston, consisting of curb and sidewalk reconstruction, as well as new and relocated specialty pavers, street trees, and driveway curb cuts: (NB 11/15/2018)

    West Fifth Street – on its northeasterly side at address no. 20, northwest of South Boston Haul Road.
    A Street – on its southeasterly side generally northeast of Dorchester Avenue.

    As shown on a set of plans entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Specific Repair Plan, 20 West Fifth Street & A Street, South Boston,” 2 sheets dated November 9, 2018.

    On a petition by Conservatory Lab Charter School Foundation Inc. for the acceptance of a Pedestrian Easement adjacent to Quincy Street, Dorchester, located on its northeasterly side southeast of Columbia Road. (NB 11/15/2018)
     
    As shown on a plan entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Pedestrian Easement Plan, Quincy Street, Dorchester,” 1 sheet dated December, 2018.

    On a petition by Conservatory Lab Charter School Foundation Inc. for the making of Specific Repairs within the following public ways in Dorchester, consisting of curb and sidewalk reconstruction, as well as new and relocated pedestrian ramps, street trees, landscaping, and driveway curb cuts: (NB 11/15/2018)

    Columbia Road – on its southeasterly side at address no. 395, northeast of Quincy Street.
    Quincy Street – on its northeasterly side southeast of Columbia Road.

    As shown on a set of plans entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Specific Repairs Plan, 395 Columbia Road, Quincy Street, Dorchester,” 4 sheets dated December, 2018.

    On a joint petition by One Dalton Owner LLC and the Boston Planning & Development Agency for the Discontinuance of any and all rights to travel the public may have had within a portion of Dalton Street (public way), Roxbury, located on its easterly side at address no. 1, generally between Belvidere Street and St. Germain Street. (NB 11/15/2018)
     
    As shown on a plan entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Discontinuance Plan, 1 Dalton Street, Roxbury,” 1 sheet dated June 27, 2018.

    On a joint petition by Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and the Boston Planning & Development Agency for the Discontinuance of any and all rights to travel the public may have had within portions of the following public ways in Boston Proper: (NB 11/15/2018)

    Scollay Square/Cambridge Street – on its northeasterly side between New Sudbury Street and Court Street/Tremont Street.
    Court Street – on its northerly side east of Tremont Street/Scollay Square.
    New Sudbury Street – at the easterly corner of its intersection with Scollay Square/Cambridge Street.

    As shown on a set of plans entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Discontinuance Plan, New Sudbury Street, Cambridge Street, Court Street, Scollay Square, Boston,” 2 sheets dated October 15, 2018.

    On a petition by Extenet Systems Inc. for a Grant of Location with lead company status and no participants to install new telecommunication conduit with City shadow within Hereford Street, Boston Proper, generally between Newbury Street and Commonwealth Avenue. (NB 11/15/2018)
     
    As shown on a plan entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Grant of Location Plan, Extenet Systems, Back Bay Expansion, Hereford St at Newbury St,” 1 sheet dated November, 2018.

    On a petition by Crown Castle for a Grant of Location with lead company status and no participants to install new telecommunication conduit with City shadow within the following public ways in Boston Proper: (NB 11/15/2018)

    Bay State Road – generally between Granby Street and Deerfield Street.
    Silber Way – between Commonwealth Avenue and Bay State Road.

    As shown on a set of plans entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Grant of Location Plan, Bay State Rd and Silber Way, Boston,” 3 sheets dated November 13, 2018.

    On a petition by Crown Castle for a Grant of Location with lead company status and no participants to install new telecommunication conduit with City shadow within the following public ways in Boston Proper: (NB 11/15/2018)

    Buswell Street – northeast of Park Drive.
    Park Drive – between Park Drive and Mountfort Street.
    Mountfort Street – between Park Drive and St. Mary's Street.

    As shown on a set of plans entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Grant of Location Plan, Buswell St and Park Dr, Boston,” 3 sheets dated November 13, 2018.

    On a joint petition by O’Connor Senior Housing LLC and the Boston Housing Authority for the granting of an Earth Retention License for the installation of a temporary earth support system within Major Michael J. O'Connor Way, South Boston, located on its southerly side at address no. 5, generally east Dorchester Avenue. (NB 11/15/2018)
     
    As shown on a plan entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Temporary Earth Retention Plan, 5 Major Michael J. O'Connor Way, South Boston,” 1 sheet dated September 28, 2018.

    On a joint petition by the City of Boston Transportation Department and the City of Boston Department of Neighborhood Development for the Widening and Relocation of the existing right-of-way lines of Dudley Street (public way), Roxbury, on its southerly side between Warren Street and Washington Street. (NB 11/15/2018)
     
    As shown on a plan entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Widening and Relocation Plan, Dudley Square, Dudley Street, Public Way, Roxbury,” 1 sheet dated October, 2018.

    On a joint petition by the City of Boston Transportation Department and the City of Boston Department of Neighborhood Development for the Widening and Relocation of the existing right-of-way lines of Warren Street (public way), Roxbury, on its westerly side between Dudley Street and Kearsarge Avenue. (NB 11/15/2018)
     
    As shown on a plan entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Widening and Relocation Plan, Dudley Square, Warren Street, Public Way, Roxbury,” 1 sheet dated October, 2018.

    On a joint petition by the City of Boston Transportation Department, the City of Boston Department of Neighborhood Development, and the City of Boston Public Facilities Department for the making of Specific Repairs within the following public ways in Roxbury, consisting of curb and median realignment, roadway and sidewalk reconstruction, as well as new and relocated pedestrian ramps, specialty pavement, street trees, street furniture, planters, landscaping, bicycle infrastructure, and driveway curb cuts: (NB 11/15/2018)

    Dudley Street – on its southerly side between Warren Street and Washington Street.
    Warren Street – on its westerly side between Dudley Street and Kearsarge Avenue.
    Washington Street – on its southeasterly side at Dudley Street.

    As shown on a set of plans entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Specific Repair Plan, Dudley Square, Dudley Street & Warren Street, Roxbury,” 6 sheets dated October, 2018.

  5. New Business

    10 Fan Pier Boulevard, Bond Drive, Liberty Drive, Marina Park Drive; South Boston – Specific Repairs – On a set of petitions by Fan Pier Development LLC

    40 Rugg Road, Braintree Street, Penniman Road; Brighton – Pedestrian Easement, Specific Repairs – On a set of petition by Rugg Road USL LLC

    121 High Street, Gridley Street, Pearl Street; Boston Proper – Specific Repairs, Projection License – On a set of petitions by High/Pearl LLC

    65 Allerton Street, Magazine Street; Roxbury – Grant of Location – On a petition by Comcast of Boston Inc.

    Bonell Terrace; Roxbury – Abandonment – On a petition by LaSalle Realty LLC

    Milk Street, Oliver Street; Boston Proper – Earth Retention License – On a petition by One Post Office Square LLC

    15 & 10-20 Guest Street; Brighton – Amended Grant of Location – On a petition by Cellco Partnership and NB Guest Street Associates LLC