February Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Hampton House, 155 Northampton St.
7pm – 8:30pm

1. Introductions
2. Minutes of January meeting
3. Treasurer’s Report
4. 770 Tremont proposed expansion to 14,840 sf in 4 floors – office, restaurant, 6 apartments
5. Alexandra Hotel Comment letter w/ attached list of requests (click each to review drafts).
Also, please note
· February 7 public meeting: 6-7:30pm, St Augustine & St Martin Church, 29-33 Lenox St
· Submit comments: http://www.bostonplans.org/projects/development-projects/alexandra-hotel
6. Draft principles relating to marijuana business proposals
7. Updates:
· Winter event?
· NU data research

January Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Hampton House, 155 Northampton St.
7pm – 8:30pm

Important items:

1. Elect executive committee for 2019. The following are offered as candidates:
Carol Blair, President
Sara Mitchell, Vice President
Alyssa Faria, Secretary
Kelsey Schiller, Treasurer
Kyndal Feinman, Events Chair

2. Three years ago, Chester Square Neighbors envisioned The Alexandra preserved as a boutique hotel. Many neighbors are pleased that The Alexandra Partners have proposed to restore the façade and build a hotel within. But the “expanded project notification form (EPNF)” shows a 155.5-ft-high structure behind the 66-ft-high facade. What do we want to negotiate with the Alexandra Partners? If you have an interest in this project, you may
· See the EPNF: http://www.bostonplans.org/projects/development-projects/alexandra-hotel
· Come to Chester Square Neighbors meeting Jan 2 to share thoughts
· Attend public meeting January 9, 6-7:30pm, Boston Water & Sewer, 980 Harrison Ave
· Advise Carol Blair (member of the Impact Advisory Group) of your ideas and priorities
· Submit comments on the EPNF (due Jan 23)

November Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Hampton House, 155 Northampton St
7pm – 8:30pm

  1. Introductions
  2. Minutes of October meeting
  3. Treasurer’s Report
  4. Events
  • fall clean-up & planting
  • gatherings / celebrations
  1. Fundraising
  2. Updates:
  • 527 Mass Ave / 223 Northampton – see comment letter on our website
  • 770 Tremont St – Owner / Dentist Dr Al-Khadeeb wants 2-story addition to create 6 new residences (There are 2 existing units above dental office).
  • Shawmut Ave Stop Compliance – possibly collaborate with other neighborhood associations along Shawmut Ave to request BTD traffic study

Next Chester Square Neighbors’ Meetings: Wednesdays, Nov 7, Dec 5

Next Executive meeting: Nov 26 @ 6 pm