Jamaica Hills Association Monthly Meeting

November 13,  2019     7:30 PM    

Weld Hill Building of the Arnold Arboretum, 1300 Centre St.

1.  Introductions

2.  Approval of the September and October Meeting Minutes
3.  Treasurer’s Report
4.  Committee Updates
A.  Public Safety 
B.  Communication
C.  Institutional Report
D.  Zoning
      71 May St. follow up
      Upcoming and pending projects update 
 
5. Old Business 
      Holiday Party, Friday, December 6
 
6. New Business
A. Election of two new Board Members
B. Change of meeting time from 7:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
 The JHA used to have a meet and greet with refreshments from 7-7:30 p.m.  Since that no longer exists, it has been proposed that we start the meeting at 7 p.m.
C. Discussion of a new JHA website.
 
All are welcome and encouraged to attend our monthly meetings.  
We are looking for new board members. Those interested in serving on the Board or who have questions about Board membership, should write to the advocate@jamaicahills.org, or contact a board member, or attend our monthly meeting and introduce yourself.
 
Happy Thanksgiving !

 

Jamaica Hills Association Monthly Meeting

October 9, 2019     7:30 PM    

Weld Hill Building of the Arnold Arboretum, 1300 Centre St.

1.  Introductions

2.  Approval of the September Meeting Minutes

3.  Treasurer’s Report

     Election Day table for collecting dues and email addresses

4.  Committee Updates

     A.  Public Safety 

           E-13 Halloween Party

     B.  Communication

     C.  Institutional 

           Report of conversation with the Principal of the Manning School    about traffic speed and school bus issues

     D.  Zoning

           71 May St.

           Upcoming and pending projects update 

5. Old Business 

6. New Business: JHA Holiday Party, save the date: Friday, December 6, 2019

All are welcome and encouraged to attend our monthly meetings.  

We are looking for new board members. Those interested in serving on the Board or who have questions about Board membership, should write to the advocate@jamaicahills.org, or contact a board member, or attend our monthly meeting and introduce yourself.

 

Jamaica Hills Association Monthly Meeting

September 11, 2019     7:30 PM    

Weld Hill Building of the Arnold Arboretum, 1300 Centre St.
 
1. Introductions
2.  Approval of the June Meeting Minutes
3.  Treasurer’s Report
Election Day table for collecting dues and email addresses
4.  Committee Updates
 
A.  Public Safety
B.  Communication
C.  Institutional (see below) 
D.  Zoning: Upcoming and pending projects update 
 
5. Old Business 
 
6. New Business:
Informational Presentation of the Faulkner Hospital Expansion Plans
 
 
All are welcome and encouraged to attend our monthly meetings.  
We are looking for new board members. Those interested in serving on the Board or who have questions about Board membership, should write to the advocate@jamaicahills.org, or contact a board member, or attend our monthly meeting and introduce yourself.
 
 
Jamaica Hills Association Monthly Meeting

June 12, 2019     7:30 PM    

Showa Boston, 420 Pond St

Enter the Showa driveway tell the security guard you are attending the JHA meeting.  After parking proceed to the front door.

1. Introductions

2. Approval of the April Meeting Minutes
 
3. Treasurer’s Report
 
4. Committee Updates
 
      A.   Public Safety
      B.   Communication
      C.   Institutional
      D    Zoning 9 Rockwood St
      E.   Emerald Necklace Conservancy
 
 5. Updates from the Friends of Allandale Woods
 
6. Website updates
 
7. Informational presentation on the proposed development at 98 Rockwood St.   
     
8. New Business
 
 
 
Enjoy your summer!
 
 
 
All are welcome to attend our monthly meetings.
We are looking for new board members. Those interested in serving on the Board or who have questions about Board membership, should write to the advocate@jamaicahills.org or contact a board member.

 

Jamaica Hills Association Annual Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 7 p.m.

Faulkner Hospital, Huvos Auditorium, Third Floor

Business Meeting:

Call to order:

Introduction of the Board of Directors

Approval of 2018 Annual Meeting Minutes

Reports of Officers:

                    a. President

                    b. Treasurer

Standing Committees:

                    a. Public Safety

                    b. Social

                    c. Institutional

                    d. Communications

                    e. Zoning

Special Committees:

A. Friends of Allandale Woods

B. Emerald Necklace Conservancy

C. Lewis-Dawson Farmhouse at Arnold Arboretum

Unfinished Business

98 Rockwood St.

Updates from:

Elected Officials

Adjournment of the Business Meeting

Program Guest Speaker:

Chris Osgood

Chief of Streets, Transportation, and Sanitation, City of Boston

Jamaica Hills Association Board of Directors thanks you for attending and wishes you a happy and safe summer.  Our last meeting of the season will held on June 12 at Springhouse, 44 Allandale St., 7:30 p.m.

 
 
 
 
Jamaica Hills Association Monthly Meeting

April 10, 2019

Weld Hill Building, Arnold Arboretum

1300 Centre St.     7:30 pm

 
1. Introductions
 
2. Approval of the March Meeting Minutes
 
3. Treasurer’s Report
 
4. Committee Updates
A.   Public Safety
B.   Communication
C.   Institutional
D.   Zoning.  1 Rockwood Terrace (build a new one-family home)
E.   Emerald Necklace Conservancy
5. Updates on proposed development at 98 Rockwood St.
6. Lewis-Dawson Farmhouse
 
7. Update from the Friends of Allandale Woods         
8. Existing Business
Speed and safety on side streets.  See Annual Meeting speaker below.
 
9. New Business 
Website updates
New communication
8. Announcements
All are welcome and encouraged to attend.  
Our next meeting is the Annual Meeting on May 8, 2019, Huvos Auditorium, Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, 7:00 p.m. [Note the earlier time.]
Our guest speaker will be Chris Osgood, City of Boston Chief of the Streets, Transportation, and Sanitation.
We are looking for new board members. Those interested in serving on the Board or who have questions about Board membership, should write to the advocate@jamaicahills.org or contact a board member.
 
 
 
Jamaica Hills Association Monthly Meeting

March 13, 2019

Spring House

44 Allendale St

7:30 pm

1. Introductions
2. Approval of the February Meeting Minutes
3. Treasurer’s Report
4. Committee Updates
A.   Public Safety
B.   Communication
C.   Institutional
D.   Zoning.  Update on 960 Centre St.
E.   Emerald Necklace Conservancy
5. Updates on Proposed development at 98 Rockwood
6. Lewis-Dawson Farmhouse
7. Update from Friends of Allandale Woods         
8. Existing Business
Speed and safety on the side streets
 
9. New Business 
Website updates
8. Announcements
-All are welcome and encouraged to attend.  Our next meeting will be on April 10, 2019
We are looking for new board members. Those interested in serving on the Board or who have questions about Board membership, should write to the advocate@jamaicahills.org or contact a board member.
 
 
Jamaica Hills Association Monthly Meeting

February 13,, 2019

Spring House

44 Allendale St

7:30 pm

 
1. Introductions
 
2. Approval of the January Meeting Minutes
 
3. Treasurer’s Report
 
4. Committee Updates
A.   Public Safety
B.   Communication
C.   Institutional
D.   Zoning  
E.   Emerald Necklace Conservancy
 
5. Updates on Proposed development at 98 Rockwood
 
6. Lewis-Dawson Farmhouse
 
7. Update from Friends of Allandale Woods         
 
8. Existing Business
 
9. New Business 
A. Speed and safety on the side streets focusing on the streets surrounding the Manning School
B. Discussion for Annual Meeting speaker.
 
8. Announcements
 
-All are welcome and encouraged to attend.  Our next meeting will be on March 13, 2019
 
We are always looking for new board members. Those interested in serving on the Board or who have questions about Board membership, should write to the advocate@jamaicahills.org or contact a board member. 
 
Happy Valentine’s Day
 
Jamaica Hills Association Monthly Meeting

January 9, 2019

Weld Hill Building, Arnold Arboretum

1300 Centre St.     7:30 pm

Happy New Year!
 
1. Introductions
 
2. Approval of the December Meeting Minutes
 
3. Treasurer’s Report
 
4. Committee Updates
 
A.   Public Safety
 
B.   Communication
 
C.  Institutional
 
D.  Zoning
 
E.  Emerald Necklace Conservancy
 
5. Updates on Proposed development at 98 Rockwood
 
6. Lewis-Dawson Farmhouse
 
7. Update from Friends of Allandale Woods
 
8. Existing Business
 
9. New Business
 
8. Announcements
 
-All are welcome and encouraged to attend.  Our next meeting will be on February 13, 2019
 
We are always looking for new board members. Those interested in serving on the Board or who have questions about Board membership, should write to the advocate@jamaicahills.org or contact a board member.

Jamaica Hills Association Monthly Meeting

December 12, 2018 

Weld Hill Building, Arnold Arboretum

1300 Centre St.     7:30 pm

 
1. Introductions
 
2. Approval of the November Meeting Minutes
 
3. Treasurer’s Report
 
4. Committee Updates
 
A.   Public Safety
 
B.   Communication
 
C.  Institutional
 
D.  Zoning
31 Malcolm Rd     NDOD
74 Westchester Rd.
 
E.  Emerald Necklace Conservancy
 
5. Updates on Proposed development at 98 Rockwood
 
6. Lewis-Dawson Farmhouse
 
7. Update from Friends of Allandale Woods
 
8. Existing Business
Holiday Party Recap
 
9. New Business
 
8. Announcements
 
-Wishing you and your family a joyful, safe Holiday Season
 
-All are welcome and encouraged to attend our next meeting on January 9, 2019
 
We are always looking for new board members. Those interested in serving on the Board or who have questions about Board membership, should write to the advocate@jamaicahills.org or contact a board member.

 

 

 

Jamaica Hills Association Monthly Meeting

November 14, 2018 

Weld Hill Building, Arnold Arboretum

1300 Centre St.     7:30 pm

1. Introductions

2. Approval of the October Meeting Minutes
 
3. Treasurer’s Report
 
4. Committee Updates
 
A. Public Safety
B. Communication
C. Institutional
D. Zoning
E. Emerald Necklace Conservancy Update
 
5. Proposed development at 98 Rockwood
 
6. Lewis-Dawson Farmhouse
 
7. Friends of Allandale Wood
 
8. Existing Business
    Holiday Party
 
9. New Business
 
10. Announcements
 
The Board wishes you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving.
 
Thank you for your generosity toward the JP Food Bank drive.
 
All are welcome and encouraged to attend our monthly meetings.  The next meeting will be December 12, 2018.
 
We are always looking for new board members. Those interested in serving on the Board or who have questions about Board membership, should write to the advocate@jamaicahills.org
 

Jamaica Hills Association Monthly Meeting

October 10, 2018 

Weld Hill Building, Arnold Arboretum

1300 Centre St.     7:30 pm

1. Introductions

2. Approval of the September Meeting Minutes
 
3. Treasurer’s Report
 
4. Committee Updates
 
A. Public Safety
B. Communication
C. Institutional
D. Zoning
      6 Parkside Drive
      63 May Street
E. Emerald Necklace Conservancy Update
 
5. Proposed development at 98 Rockwood
 
6. Lewis-Dawson Farmhouse
 
7. Friends of Allandale Woods
 
8. Old Business
Presentation of Arnold Arboretum’s New Solar Project
 
9. New Business
 
10. Announcements

Want to help the Boston Police Department’s E-13 Halloween Block Party?  Please drop of a bag of candy at E-13 prior to October 27.  

All are welcome and encouraged to attend our monthly meetings.  The next meeting will be November 14.
 
We are always looking for new board members. Those interested in serving on the Board or who have questions about Board membership, should write to the advocate@jamaicahills.org

Jamaica Hills Association Monthly Meeting

 September 12, 2018 

Weld Hill Building, Arnold Arboretum

1300 Centre St.     7:30 pm

1. Introductions

2. Approval of the June Meeting Minutes
 
3. Treasurer’s Report
 
4. Committee Updates
 
         A.   Zoning
                94 Louders Lane
                35-37 Pond Circle
         B.   Public Safety
         C.   Communication
                Update
         D.   Institutional Liaison
                Update
         E.   Emerald Necklace Conservancy
                Update
 
5. Proposed development at 98 Rockwood
 
6. Lewis-Dawson Farmhouse
    Update
 
7. Friends of Allandale Woods
    Update
 
8. Old Business
 
9. New Business
    Time permitting: elections for JHA Board officers
 
10. Announcements
 
All are welcome and encouraged to attend. Our next meeting will be October 10.  
 
We are always looking for new board members. Those interested in serving on the Board or who have questions about Board membership, should write to the advocate@jamaicahills.org
 
 

Spring House

44 Allendale  St

June 13, 2018    7:30 p.m.

1. Introductions

2. Approval of the April Meeting Minutes
 
3. Treasurer’s Report
 
4. Committee Updates
 
         A.   Zoning
                          93 Westchester
                          Discussion of pending cases
 
         B.   Public Safety
 
         C.   Communication
 
        D.   Institutional Liaison
 
         E.   Emerald Necklace Conservancy
 
                          Summer in the Parks
 
5. Proposed development at 98 Rockwood
 
6. Lewis-Dawson Farmhouse
 
7. Friends of Allandale Woods
 
8. Old Business
 
9. New Business
 
                          Communication of BPD E-13 police reports
                          Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz survey
 
8. Announcements
 
Meeting Adjournment
 
All are welcome and encouraged to attend. Our next meeting will be September 12.  Though the Board does not formally meet in July and August, we continue to be available throughout the summer.  If you have any questions or comments or issues, including zoning, write to the Advocate at advocate@jamaicahills.org.  You will continue to receive news and Crime Watch alerts if warranted.
 
We are always looking for new board members. Those interested in serving on the Board or who have questions about Board membership, should write to the advocate@jamaicahills.org
 
We wish you a fun and safe summer.

Jamaica Hills Association Monthly Meeting

Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital

Huvos Auditorium 3rd floor 

May 9, 2018     7:00 p.m.

Business Meeting

Call to order

Election of the Board of Directors

The candidates for the Board are:

Anne Barrett, 14 Parkside Drive

Joanne Bucilla, 291 Pond Street
 
Bunny Cecchetto, 107 Westchester Road
 
Helen Connors, 10 Winchester Terrace
 
Dorothy Farrell, 345 Pond Street
 
Bradley Fredericks, 89 Westchester Road
 
Donald Haber, 32 Avon Street
 
Andrea Howley, 329 Pond Street
 
Kevin Leary, 73 Woodland Road
 
John Lovett, 120 Westchester Road
 
Ron Loukas, 37 Pond Circle
 
Liam Lydon, 16 Billings Lane
 
Virginia Marcotte, 6 Hopkins Road
 
Michael McGuire, 38 Hopkins Road
 
Maria Morelli, 25 Rockwood Terrace
 
Patricia Newman, 25 Lila Road
 
John Pappas, 82 Whitcomb Avenue
 
Mary Poyner Reed, 115 Allandale Street
 
Polly Selkoe, 166 Moss Hill Road
 
Peter Senopoulos, 15 Hopkins Road
 
Celeste Walker, 990 Centre Street
 
Susan White, 60 Rockwood Street

Approval of 2017Annual Meeting Minutes

Reports of Officers:

                    a. President

                    b. Treasurer

Standing Committees:

                    a. Public Safety

                    b. Social

                    c. Institutional

                    d. Communications

                    e. Zoning

Special Committees:

A. Friends of Allandale Woods

B. Emerald Necklace Conservancy

C. Lewis-Dawson Farmhouse at Arnold Arboretum

Old Business 

Updates from

Representative Jeffrey Sanchez

City Councilor Matt O’Malley

Massachusetts State Police

Boston Police Department

Adjournment of Business Meeting

Program Guest Speaker 

John Linehan

President Zoo New England

Jamaica Hills Association Board of Directors thanks you for attending and wishes you a happy and safe summer.  Our last meeting of the season will held on June 13 at Springhouse, 44 Allandale St., 7:30 p.m.

Weld Hill Building of the Arnold Arboretum, 1300 Centre St.

7:30 p.m.

April 11, 2018

1. Introductions
2. Approval of the March Meeting Minutes
3. Treasurer’s Report
4. Committee Updates
         A.   Zoning
                233 Pond Street
                Discussion of pending cases
         B.   Public Safety
         C.   Communication
        D.   Institutional Liaison
         E.   Emerald Necklace Conservancy
               no update, meeting Thursday, April, 12
         F.   Update from Election Committee
5. Lewis-Dawson Farmhouse
          CPA and neighborhood projects
6. Old Business
          Approve speakers for the Annual Meeting, May 9
7. New Business
8. Announcements
All are welcome and encouraged to attend. Our next meeting will be the Annual Association Meeting, May 9, 2018.
We are always looking for new board members. Those interested in serving on the Board or who have questions about Board membership, should write to the advocate@jamaicahills.org
 
 

Jamaica Hills Association Monthly Meeting

The meeting will be at Springhouse Assisted Living  44 Allandale Street

7:30 p.m.

March 14, 2018

1. Introductions

2. Approval of the February Meeting Minutes

3. Treasurer’s Report

4. Committee Updates

         A.   Zoning

                ‪64 Allandale Street

         B.   Public Safety

         C.   Communication

        D.   Institutional Liaison

         E.   Emerald Necklace Conservancy

         F.   Update from Election Committee

5. Lewis-Dawson Farmhouse

6. Discussion of letter of support of H. 4041 – An Act to Protect Massachusetts Pollinators

7. Old Business

          Approve speakers for the Annual Meeting, May 9

8. New Business

9. Announcements

All are welcome and encouraged to attend. Our next meeting will be April 11, 2018

Jamaica Hills Association Monthly Meeting

Weld Hill Building of the Arnold Arboretum, 1300 Centre St.

7:30 p.m.

February  14, 2018

1. Introductions

2. Approval of the January Meeting Minutes

3. Treasurer’s Report

    New treasurer search

4. Committee Updates

         A.   Zoning

                ‪64 Allandale Street

         B.   Public Safety

         C.   Communication

        D.   Institutional Liaison

         E.   Emerald Necklace Conservancy

5. Lewis-Dawson Farmhouse

6. Presentation by Omar Khoshafa, City of Boston, on the Additional Dwelling

         Units (ADUs) pilot program in Jamaica Plain

7. Old Business

8. New Business

9. Announcements

All are welcome and encouraged to attend. Our next meeting will be March 14, 2018

Happy Valentine’s Day to all.

January 10, 2018, Board meeting          

1. Introductions

2. Approval of the December Meeting Minutes

3. Treasurer’s Report

4. Committee Updates

          A.   Zoning

            64 Allandale Street

         B.   Public Safety

         C.   Communication

         D.   Institutional Liaison

         E.   Emerald Necklace Conservancy

5. Lewis-Dawson Farmhouse

6. Eliot School Update—Abigail Norman

7. Arnold Arboretum Project Presentation

6. Old Business

7. New Business

8. Announcements

Our next meeting will be February 14, 2018, at the Weld Hill Building of the Arnold Arboretum, 1300 Centre St.

Wednesday December 13, 2017

7:30 pm

Note: The meeting will be at Springhouse Assisted Living  44 Allandale Street

1. Introductions

2. Approval of the October and November Meeting Minutes

3. Treasurer’s Report

4. Committee Reports

 A. Zoning

       Update:

        ‪64 Allandale Street

 B.   Public Safety

 C.   Communication Committee

 D.   Institutional Liaison

 E.   Emerald Necklace Conservancy

5.   Lewis-Dawson Farmhouse Update

6.   Old Business

7.  New Business

8. Announcements

Our next meeting will be January 10, 2018 

Weld Hill Building of the Arnold Arboretum 1300 Centre St.

Wishing you all a very happy holiday season and New Year.

 

Jamaica Hills Association Monthly Meeting

Weld Hill Building of the Arnold Arboretum, 1300 Centre St.

7:30 p.m.

November 8, 2017

1. Introductions

2. Approval of the October Meeting Minutes

3. Treasurer’s Report

        Board vote to approve new treasurer

4. Committee Reports

       A. Zoning

       Update:

        ‪64 Allandale Street

        Westchester/Lila Rd. new house construction

       B.   Public Safety

       C.   Communication Committee

       D.   Institutional Liaison

       E.   Emerald Necklace Conservancy

5.   Lewis-Dawson Farmhouse Update

6.   Old Business

       2017 Holiday Party Update

7.  New Business

     The Second Annual Food Drive for the Jamaica Plain Food Bank will be taking place on Election Day 11/07/17.

     Please drop off non-perishable items at the JHA table at the Manning School on Election Day.

8. Announcements

Our next meeting will be December 13, 2017 at Springhouse, 44 Allandale Street

Wishing you and all those you hold dear a very Happy Thanksgiving!

 

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October 11, 2017

1. Introductions

2. Approval of September Meeting Minutes

3. Treasurer’s Report

4. Committee Reports

A. Zoning
28 Cedarwood Rd.

Updates
64 Allandale Street

B. Public Safety

C. Communication Committee

D. Institutional Liaison

E. Emerald Necklace Conservancy

5. Lewis-Dawson Farmhouse Update

6. Old Business

2017 Holiday Party Update

7. New Business

Second Annual Food Drive for the Jamaica Plain Food Bank. Drop off non-perishable items at the JHA table at the Manning School Election Day, November 7, 2017

8. Announcements

Our next meeting will be November 8, 2017

Jamaica Hills Association Board Meeting

Weld Building, Arnold Arboretum

7:30 PM

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September 13, 2017

1. Introductions

2. Approval of June Meeting Minutes

3. Treasurer’s Report

4. Election of Board Officers

5. Committee Reports

A.    Zoning updates

                   64 Allandale Street

                   Rockwood Street

B.  Public Safety

C.  Communication Committee

D. Institutional Liaison

E.  Emerald Necklace Conservancy

6. Boston Climate Action Network Presentation (awaiting confirmation)

7. Lewis-Dawson Farmhouse update and open house

8. New Business

               2017 Holiday Party

7. Old Business

8. Announcements

 Our next meeting will be October 11th

June 14, 2017

1. Introductions

2. Approval of April Meeting Minutes

3. Treasurer’s Report

    Memorial gifts

4. Committee Reports

    A.  Zoning presentation

    Allandale Farm Presentation to construct new building

    B.  Zoning updates

    64 Allandale St.

    Rockwood St. Development

    C. Public Safety Report

    Traffic speed enforcement on Centre St

    D. Communication Committee Report

    E. Institutional Liaison Report

    Presentation of Faulkner Construction

    F. Emerald Necklace Conservancy Report

6. New Business

     (New/old business) Update on the Lewis-Dawson Farmhouse
 7. Old Business

8. Announcements

Our next meeting will be September 13th

Enjoy your Summer… see you in September

 
 
 
 February 8, 2017
1. Introductions

2. Approval of January Minutes

3. Treasurer’s Report

4. Committee Reports
A. Zoning updates
64 Allandale St.
Rockwood St Estate

B. Public Safety
Louders Lane Safety Issues

C. Emerald Necklace Conservancy

D. Communication Committee Report

E. Institutional Liaison Report

5. Annual Meeting
Speaker Ideas

6. New Business

7. Old Business
Happy Valentine’s Day!

JANUARY 11, 2017

  1. Introduction

      2. Approval of December Minutes

      3.Treasurer Report

      4.Committee Reports

  1. Zoning
  2. 64 Allandale St.
  3. Rockwood St.
  4. Brookline School Selection
  5. Public Safety
  6. E13 Strategic Meetings Report
  7. Parking in Sidewalk
  8. ENC

      5.Old Business

  1. New Business
  1. Announcements

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