The North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association will hold its next regular monthly meeting next Thursday, January 9th, in the Nazzaro Center, 30 North Bennet Street, beginning at 7:00 PM. The agenda is copied below. NEWRA meetings are open to all, and North End/Waterfront residents are especially welcome to join in these discussions. More information about NEWRA can be found at www.NEWRA.org.
NORTH END/WATERFRONT RESIDENTS’ ASSOCIATION
January Meeting Agenda
Thursday, January 9, 2014
Nazzaro Center, 30 North Bennet Street
7:00 PM – 7:15 PM
- President’s Report
- Membership Committee
- Parks and Open Space Committee
- Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee
Zoning and Licensing Applications
7:15 PM – 7:35 PM
1 & 2 Hull Street Court, Robert Onessimo, has filed appeals for zoning relief to construct fifth floor additions to the two existing 4-story buildings in Hull Street Court to increase the living spaces of the top floor condominium units. Proposed building height will be at or below 55 feet. The two buildings share a party wall. Plans call for one roof deck to be constructed across both of the buildings with private access from the proposed 1 Hull Street Court duplex.
7:35 PM – 7:50 PM
123-125 Salem Street, La Galleria 33 Restaurant, Rita Moran has applied to the Licensing Board for a new C.V. 7-Day All-Alcohol Beverages license to replace the existing Wine & Malt Beverages License. The licensed closing time will remain 11:00 PM, 7 days. No other change to the business or business operation is proposed.
7:50 PM – 8:05 PM
124-126 Salem Street, Collin Yip, is seeking zoning relief to construct a 5-story building that will include nine residential units (condominiums) with restaurant or retail space on the first floor. The building will replace a surface parking lot that accommodated up to 13 vehicles. The plans were originally presented and discussed at NEWRA’s meeting on November 14, 2013. At the January 9 meeting, the owner and project team will respond to several design and programming questions that were raised, including the proposal not to include parking, the visual impact of rooftop headhouses providing access to proposed roof decks, the design and dimensions of the front balcony rails and decorative metal grill, the configuration of the first floor facade, and the status of a proposed agreement with the owner of the abutting building at 1 Noyes Place.
Greenway Update Presentation
8:05 PM – 8:20 PM
Amy Dwyer, Government and Community Affairs Manager of the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, will update the community on happenings in the North End Parks and comment on plans for Parcel 12.
Suffolk University Report
8:20 PM – 8:50 PM
John Nucci, Vice-President of Government and Community Affairs at Suffolk University, will inform the neighborhood of steps that the university is taking to control Suffolk students who live in the neighborhood. He will also take member comments and questions.