August Meeting Agenda

Chester Square Neighbors
Agenda for Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019 at 7pm
Hampton House, 155 Northampton St

  • Introductions
  • June meeting minutes
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Friends of Chester Park
    – report on the fundraising and plantings effort
    – Movie night at the park in September
    – Planning for Fall cleanup and plantings
    – repair requests to submit to Parks Department
  • Presentation: 784 Tremont St – an LLC proposes zoning change to include “lodging house”, thereby allowing use for nightly rentals with no on-site management/hospitality.
  • Events
    – Stoop parties
    – September move-in campaign: stoop parties, door-hangers, decals, etc.
    – Updates:
    – August 27, 9:30 am, Zoning Board of Appeal, Hearing Room 801, Boston City Hall: Another LLC requests seven zoning variances in order to subdivide the property at 527 Mass Ave and add a new building, with twice as much floor space as existing buildings in the Northampton St row. The proposed building would have both front and rear decks.
  • Melnea Cass Boulevard reconstruction – inadequate response to safety issues and destruction of tree canopy. See Friends of Melnea Cass Boulevard’s Facebook page to review project info and sign petition.
  • Shawmut Ave Community Day – Shawmut Ave from Lenox to Kendall will be closed for street play Saturday August 17, 12n-3pm. Volunteers needed for dunking booth, bike rodeo, and more.

  • Next Chester Square Neighbors’ Meetings: Wednesdays, Sept 4, Oct 2

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