October Meeting Agenda

Agenda for Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 7pm
Hampton House, 155 Northampton St

  1. Introductions
  2. Surveys (please click to respond):
    1. meeting time
    2. refreshments
  3. September meeting minutes
  4. Treasurer’s Report
  5. Friends of South End Library
  6. Silver Line Study Herald to Dudley – Boston Transportation Department
  7. Updates
    1. Chester Park Connector
    2. Reflections on 566 Columbus Ave (Harriet Tubman House) process & proposal.
    3. SE Landmarks Commission approved Alexandra Hotel
  8. Upcoming engagement opportunities
    1. Lower Roxbury Transportation – Go to https://www.boston.gov/departments/transportation/lower-roxbury-transportation-study for pop-ups, walking tour, & open house times & locations (Oct 15, 28)
    2. Tremont St safety design details. Share your thoughts w/ BTD at South End Library 10/8 (4:30-7pm) https://www.boston.gov/departments/transportation/tremont-street-design-project


Next Chester Square Neighbors’ Meetings: Wednesdays, Nov 6 & Dec 4

September Meeting Agenda

Agenda for Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 7pm
Hampton House, 155 Northampton St

  • Introductions
  • August meeting minutes
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • CSN business cards
  • Events
  • Shawmut Ave Community Day (8/17/19)
  • Stoop parties (8/27, 9/3, 9/10)
  • Movie night in Chester Park September 8, 6:30pm
  • Updates
    • 770 Tremont Stoning Board of Appeal approved zoning relief.
    • 527 Mass Ave / 223 Northampton: Zoning Board of Appeal denied proposal “without prejudice”
  • Upcoming engagement opportunities:

Next Chester Square Neighbors’ Meetings: Wednesdays, Ot 2, Nov 6

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