Monthly Meeting Minutes – September 30, 2019

  • Welcome & Announcements
  • Boston Police Updates – Sargent Martin & Officer Simons
    • Last month: 1000 calls + 500 reports; 350 priority 1 calls. 9/3 fatal homocide on West Eagle St; man from Chelsea arrested last week. Large arrest for 1 kilo of fentlynol + 2 kilos of cocaine + semi-automatic shotgun on Sumner St with DEA. 55 arrests (DV, DUI.) Most stats are down. Increase in vandalism to motor vehicles (keying + smashed windshields.) Man was recently arrested in GSCA for 6 cracked tail lights. Down 17% (100 incidents) year-over-year.
    • Q: Was there an arrest for the Shell gas station incident? A: May have missed it, but neighrbors
  • Neighborhood Updates – Nat Taylor
  • Plan: East Boston Update – Kristina Ricco, Jason Ruggiero
    • Where We’ve Been & Where We’re Going October 08, 2019 6:00 – 7:30 PM East Boston Social Center
    • Neighborhood Residential October 24, 2019 6:00 – 7:30 PM
    • Mixed-Use Nodes & Corridors November 06, 2019 6:00 – 7:30 PM
    • Waterfront Industrial & Economic Development Areas November 21, 2019 6:00 – 7:30 PM
    • Outcomes
      • New zoning recommendations
      • New design guidelines
      • Transportation action plan
  • Project Presentation: Combine 4 lots: 231, 233, 237 Maverick Street and 96; Cottage Street into the following: 96 Cottage St: Erect 4 story – 2 unit building; 233 Maverick St: Erect 4 story – 9 unit building; 231 Maverick St: Erect 4 story – 7 unit building; 2nd Presentation & Vote – Attorney Marc LaCasse
    • Project name: 231 Maverick St
    • Zephyr Architects
    • Some changes have been made since the last presentation
    • 2 buildings: 7 and 2 units
    • Both headhouses are now set back from the street
    • 9 parking spaces (no change in street parking) – single entrance
    • Variances: Area/Unit: 1000 (<1000sqft/unit); Hiehgt; Lot width; FAR, Open Space, Side Yard, Parking
    • Vote: 8 yes / 3 No
    Meeting adjourned at 7:15PM.

Monthly Meeting Agenda – September 30

Monday, September 30, 2019 

6:30-8:30pm
Catherine Leonard-McLean Community Room
Logan Airport Rental Car Center

  • Welcome & Announcements
  • Boston Police Updates – Sargent Martin & Officer Simons
  • Office of Neighborhood Services Updates – Lina Tramelli
  • Neighborhood Updates – Nat Taylor
  • Presentation:
    • Plan: East Boston Update –Kristina Ricco, Jason Ruggiero
  • Project Presentation:
    • Combine 4 lots: 231, 233, 237 Maverick Street and 96

Cottage Street into the following:

96 Cottage St: Erect 4 story – 2 unit building.

233 Maverick St: Erect 4 story – 9 unit building.

231 Maverick St: Erect 4 story – 7 unit building.

2nd Presentation & Vote – Attorney Marc LaCasse

LOCATION: The Catherine Leonard-McLean (formerly Noddle Island) Community Room is located on the first floor of the Logan Airport Rental Car Center, situated at the end of Porter Street. Free event parking in front of the building and in the Porter Street parking lot adjacent to the building.