North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association

Informed and Involved Neighbors Make a Strong Neighborhood
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September Meeting Agenda

Thursday, September 12, 2013
7:00 PM
Nazzaro Center, 30 North Bennet Street
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Reports

7:00 PM – 7:20 PM

  • President’s Report
  • Membership Committee
  • Parks and Open Space Committee
  • Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee

North End Chamber of Commerce Neighborhood Clean-Up

7:20 PM – 7:30 PM
North End resident and realtor Tony Gilardi will present the North End Chamber of Commerce’s plans for Operation CLEAN-UP “This is MY North End,” scheduled for Saturday, September 21, 2013, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. The Chamber is seeking wide participation by community residents and businesses for this neighborhood cleanup, and the City of Boston will provide brooms, shovels, bags and gloves.

Update on North End Visitor Center and Public Restrooms

7:30 PM – 7:45 PM
North End resident Tom Schiavoni will give an update on efforts to reopen the Visitor Center and public restrooms in the Michelangelo building on Hull Street.

Zoning and Licensing Applications

7:45 PM – 8:00 PM
6 Foster Street Expansion: Anthony Martignetti purchased the building in 2012 and proposes to change the legal occupancy from 3 apartments to 4 apartments by adding a fourth floor to the existing 3-story building. Proposal also includes expanding the first floor unit into the basement, constructing a roof deck for the private use of the 4th floor unit, and replacing the head house onto the new roof.

A (not so) RUFF Update

8:00 PM – 8:15 PM
Members of RUFF (Responsible Urbanites For Fido) will update the community on their efforts to promote responsible dog ownership and safe and healthy recreational venues for dogs, dog owners and the whole community.

Major Development Projects in the Area

8:15 PM – 8:45 PM
ZLC Committee Co-Chairs Victor Brogna and David Kubiak will present an overview of the many large redevelopment projects proposed in the Haymarket, North Station and West End areas, to allow the North End/Waterfront community to understand the full picture as the Boston Redevelopment Authority (“BRA”) and each developer make their individual project presentations over the next few months. Some projects are in construction, some are already approved for construction, and others are in the BRA Article 80 public review and Massachusetts environmental review processes.

For more information on NEWRA, see www.NEWRA.org.

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