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.
5 Replies to “Residents’ Association January 9th Agenda Includes Hull Street Zoning, La Galleria 33, Salem Street Building, Greenway and Suffolk Report”
JOHN NUCCI, The only thing you can do to save this Neighborhood is we have to get rid of these
college kids. There is good & bad in everything, but the Bad definitely out weighs the Good by far in
the No. End. I just want to give you a couple of examples, These kids threw beer cans or bottles,
and urinated on our Police from rooftops, they throw their Trash out whenever they want, they let their dogs crap,
and don’t pick it up, they are outside of our buildings from late nite to early morning smoking and talking
like it was 3 pm instead of 3 am, and they had the nerve to have sex in some of our buildings.
Save the neighborhood John & with all the construction going on by No. Station, etc. build something
affordable for these students to live in. Some of these students are paying $1,0000 per student to
live in slums, build something for them, that is affordable & away from Neighborhoods that are
affected by the unacceptable behavior of most of these students. Where there is a will, there is a
way, you can do it JOHN.
Marie, unfortunately your seeing a sampling of what the residents of Mission Hill,Beacon Hill ,Allston, Brighton & Somerville have been living with for years,
The worst thing the North End activists did was get manipulated by the Beacon Hill Civic Association to join them in opposing the Suffolk dorm there.
Beacon Hill now has a nice quiet, clean classroom building and we have all the students living here with their roof deck parties and trash.
M A R I E
Getting rid of college students would deprive NE landlords of big bucks.
There are 2 buildings across from me, inhabited by mostly college students, and I’ve not seen, nor heard any trouble for years. Sex in ‘our’ buildings Marie? Our buildings? Are you serious? Are you speaking of ‘your’ buildings , or where they rent apartments.
The North End is one of the the most desirable places to live in the city. If Suffolk didn’t exist, landlords would have no problem filling apts. None. On top of that, landlords would be forced to fix their places up in order to rent them since college kids don’t care what the place looks like. They just know their parents are paying their rent every month. To say college kids aren’t a problem is ludicrous. But there’s a lot of blame to go around. Some landlords are greedy and don’t live in the buildings they rent. It’s not all landlords just like it’s not all college kids.
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