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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 online at boston.gov/boston-city-tv.

Discussion Topics

  1. VOTE 1: Shani Fletcher, Development Officer, Real Estate Management & Sales Division
     
    Tentative Developer Designation and Intent to Sell to Barnard Place Park Corporation: Vacant land located at 603R East Second Street, South Boston, Massachusetts.
     
    Purchase Price: $100
     
    Ward:  06
    Parcel Number: 03337010
    Square Feet:  2,042
    Future Use:  Landscape Space
    Estimated Total Development Cost: $276,376
    Assessed Value Fiscal Year 2019:  $180,500
    Appraised Value November 15, 2019:  $30,600
    DND Program:  GrassRoots
    RFP Issuance Date:  August 26, 2019
     
    That, having duly advertised a Request for Proposals to develop said property, Barnard Place Park Corporation, a Massachusetts non-profit corporation, with an address of 14 Barnard Place, South Boston, MA 02127, be tentatively designated as developer of the vacant land located at 603R East Second Street (Ward: 06, Parcel: 03337010) in the South Boston District of the City of Boston containing approximately 2,042 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 this property; 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 Barnard Place Park Corporation;
     
    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.
     
  2. VOTE 2: Shani Fletcher, Development Officer, Real Estate Management & Sales Division
     
    Tentative Developer Designation and Intent to Sell to DNI 4, Inc.: Vacant land located at 26 and 28 Magnolia Street, 23 and 25 Alexander Street, Roxbury, Massachusetts.
     
    Purchase Price: $400
     
    Ward:  13
    Parcel Numbers: 01051000, 01050000, 01072000, and 01073000
    Square Feet:  5,691 (total)
    Future Use:  Garden
    Estimated Total Development Cost: $320,733
    Assessed Value Fiscal Year 2019:  $53,200 (total)
    Appraised Value June 23, 2019:  $85,500 (total)
    DND Program:  GrassRoots
    RFP Issuance Date:  April 17, 2018
     
    That, having duly advertised a Request for Proposals to develop said properties, DNI 4, Inc., a Massachusetts non-profit corporation, with an address of 504 Dudley Street, Roxbury, MA 02119, be tentatively designated as developer of the vacant land located at:
     
    26 Magnolia Street, Ward:13, Parcel: 01051000, Square Feet: 1,380
     
    28 Magnolia Street, Ward:13, Parcel: 01050000, Square Feet: 1,380
     
    23 Alexander Street, Ward:13, Parcel: 01072000, Square Feet: 1,457
     
    25 Alexander Street, Ward:13, Parcel: 01073000, Square Feet: 1,474
     
    in the Roxbury District of the City of Boston containing approximately 5,691 total 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 properties; 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 properties to DNI 4, Inc.;
     
    AND, FURTHER, VOTED: That the Director be, and hereby is, authorized to advertise the intent of this Commission to sell the above described properties 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.
     
     
  3. VOTE 3: Jonathan Spillane, Development Officer, Neighborhood Housing & Development Division
     
    Tentative Developer Designation and Intent to Sell to The Boston Partnership for Community Reinvestment, LLC: Vacant land located at 21 Angell Street, 22 Angell Street, 28 Angell Street, 37 Angell Street, 12 Lorne Street, 14 Lorne Street, 17 Helen Street, 19 Helen Street, 242-244 Norwell Street, an unnumbered parcel on Norwell Street, 78 Spencer Street and 115 Wheatland Avenue, Dorchester, Massachusetts.
     
    Purchase Price: $1,200
     
    Ward: 14
    Parcel Numbers: 04224000, 04259000, 04256000, 04229000, 04296000, 04295000, 02219000, and 02220000
    Ward: 17
    Parcel Numbers: 00345000, 00347000, 00418000, and 00330000 
    Square Feet:  55,917 (total)
    Future Use:  New Construction - Housing
    Estimated Total Development Cost: $6,716,849
    Assessed Value Fiscal Year 2019:  $952,400 (total)
    Appraised Value November 8, 2019 and November 15, 2019:  $2,945,000 (total)
    DND Program:  Neighborhood Housing
    RFP Issuance Date:  July 1, 2019
     
    That, having duly advertised a Request for Proposals to develop said property, The Boston Partnership for Community Reinvestment, LLC, a Massachusetts limited liability company, with an address of 55 Bent Street, Cambridge, MA 02141, be tentatively designated as developer of the vacant land located at:
     
    21 Angell Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 04224000, Square Feet: 10,000
     
    22 Angell Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 04259000, Square Feet: 5,398
     
    28 Angell Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 04256000, Square Feet: 5,420
     
    37 Angell Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 04229000, Square Feet: 6,625
     
    12 Lorne Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 04296000, Square Feet: 3,214
     
    14 Lorne Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 04295000, Square Feet: 3,214
     
    17 Helen Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 02219000 , Square Feet: 3,770
     
    19 Helen Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 02220000, Square Feet: 3,765
     
    242-244 Norwell Street, Ward: 17, Parcel: 00345000 , Square Feet: 2,211
     
    Unnumbered Norwell Street, Ward: 17, Parcel: 00347000, Square Feet: 2,188
     
    78 Spencer Street, Ward: 17, Parcel: 00418000, Square Feet: 4,612
     
    115 Wheatland Avenue, Ward: 17, Parcel: 00330000, Square Feet: 5,500
     
    in the Dorchester District of the City of Boston containing approximately 55,917 total 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 properties; 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 properties to The Boston Partnership for Community Reinvestment, LLC;
     
    AND, FURTHER, VOTED: That the Director be, and hereby is, authorized to advertise the intent of this Commission to sell the above described properties 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.
     
     
  4. VOTE 4: Anne Conway, Housing Development Officer, Neighborhood Housing Development Division
     
    Conveyance to Aileron Homeownership LLC: Vacant land located at three (3) unnumbered parcels on Condor Street, East Boston, Massachusetts.
     
    Purchase Price: $300
     
    Ward: 01 
    Parcel Number: 03364000, 03365000, and 03366000
    Square Feet: 26,250 (total)
    Future Use: New Construction - Housing 
    Estimated Total Development Cost:  $19,992,918
    Assessed Value Fiscal Year 2019:  $586,800 (total)
    Appraised Value May 1, 2017: $720,000 (total)
    DND Program: Neighborhood Housing 
    RFP Issuance Date: May 8, 2017
     
    That having duly advertised its intent to sell to Neighborhood of Affordable Housing, Inc., a Massachusetts non-profit corporation, with an address of 143 Border Street, East Boston, MA 02128, the vacant land located:
     
    Unnumbered Condor Street, Ward: 01, Parcel: 03364000, Square Feet: 8,750
     
    Unnumbered Condor Street, Ward: 01, Parcel: 03365000, Square Feet: 8,750
     
    Unnumbered Condor Street, Ward: 01, Parcel: 03366000, Square Feet: 8,750
     

    in the East Boston District of the City of Boston containing approximately 26,250 total square feet of land, for two consecutive weeks (April 16, 2018 and April 23, 2018) 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 March 14, 2018 as amended on March 13, 2019 and subsequent approval by the Mayor, does hereby vote to sell the aforementioned properties to Aileron Homeownership LLC[1], a Massachusetts limited liability company, with an address of 143 Border Street, East Boston, MA 02128; and

    FURTHER VOTED: the Director be, and hereby is, authorized to deliver an instrument conveying said properties to Aileron Homeownership LLC, in consideration of Three Hundred Dollars ($300).


    [1] Aileron Homeownership LLC is a Massachusetts limited liability company formed on August 20, 2019, pursuant to M.G.L. c.156C, section 12, the manager of which is Neighborhood of Affordable Housing, Inc. The resident agent for Aileron Homeownership LLC is Philip Giffee. Also, Mr. Giffee is the director for Neighborhood of Affordable Housing, Inc. Of importance, Neighborhood of Affordable Housing, Inc. formed Aileron Homeownership LLC for the purpose of acquisition, ownership and development of real estate in Massachusetts. Moreoever, Aileron Homeownership LLC provided a current certificate of good standing from the Massachusetts Secretary of State to DND. Lastly, Aileron Homeownership LLC completed a property affidavit (i.e. LOOPS form) and provided such to DND.

     

  5. VOTE 5: John Feuerbach, Senior Development Officer, Neighborhood Housing Development Division
     
    Amendment to the Tentative Designation and Intent to Sell vote of October 24, 2018 to increase the purchase price from $137,500 to $170,000 and Conveyance to Marcella 120 LLC: Vacant land located at 118 and 120 Marcella Street, Roxbury, Massachusetts.
     
    Purchase Price: $170,000
     
    Ward:  11 
    Parcel Numbers:  00814000 and 00813000
    Square Feet:  5,281 (total)
    Future Use:  New Construction - Housing
    Estimated Total Development Cost:  $1,662,387
    Assessed Value Fiscal Year 2019:  $65,400 (total)
    Appraised Value August 25, 2019:  $200,000 (total)
    DND Program:  Neighborhood Housing 
    RFP Issuance Date:  November 13, 2017
     
    That having duly advertised its intent to sell to Marcella 120 LLC, a Massachusetts limited liability company, with an address of 429 Melnea Cass Boulevard, Roxbury, MA 02119, the vacant land located at:
     
    118 Marcella Street, Ward:11, Parcel: 00814000, Square Feet: 1,848
     
    120 Marcella Street, Ward:11, Parcel: 00813000, Square Feet: 3,433
     
    in the Roxbury District of the City of Boston containing approximately 5,281 total square feet of land, for two consecutive weeks (January 7, 2019 and January 14, 2019) 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 October 24, 2018 and subsequent approval by the Mayor, does hereby vote to sell the aforementioned properties to Marcella 120 LLC; and
     
    FURTHER VOTED: the Director be, and hereby is, authorized to deliver an instrument conveying said properties to Marcella 120 LLC in consideration of One Hundred Seventy Thousand Dollars ($170,000).