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Neighborhood Reports at Residents’ Association Meeting [Video]

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) held its June monthly meeting on Thursday night covering a wide range of topics. NEWRA’s executives and committee chairs started the meeting with a series of report and announcements. The full reports are shown in the above video and summarized below in the video timeline.

(00:00) Welcome by NEWRA President Ford Cavallari

(01:30) Introduction by Luigi Natale, legislative aide for recently elected State Senator Joe Boncore

(02:00) Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services – Announcements by North End / West End representative Maria Lanza

(05:00) Membership Committee – Mary McGee

(05:30) Parks and Open Spaces – David Goggins

(08:00) Zoning, Licensing & Construction Committee – Victor Brogna

  • Parcel 9 development approved by BRA Board of Directors
  • June 28th ZLC Agenda (tentative), 7pm Mariner’s House
    • The Wine Bottega – transfer of ownership
    • Battery Wharf Hotel – seeking live entertainment addition to certificate of occupancy
  • NEWRA has written 13 letters in the past year
    • 7 were letters of non-opposition by vote of members
    • 4 were letters of non-objection by Executive Committee
    • 2 were letters of opposition (3-5 Quincy Court Addition, 536 Commercial Street Roof Deck Expansion)

(11:00) Public Safety Committee Report – David Marx

  • Next Public Safety meeting with Boston Police, Thursday, July 7th, 6:00 p.m. at the Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street