February 28, 2017 Meeting

When:   Tuesday February 28, 2017

Where:  Lower Hall St. Marks Church 1725 Dorchester Avenue

Time:    7:00 P.M. to 8:30P.M.





Police Report

C-11 Police Officer Mike Keaney will provide the police report.


Sandra Waldron, Marketing Liaison of Harbor Health will give a presentation about the organization.


Josh Wilson, Program Assistant and Farmers’ Market Manager will talk about the upcoming schedule and answer questions for the Farmers’ Market in Ashmont.


Connelly Construction at 1857-1859 Dorchester Avenue proposes to construct a five-story, mixed-use development totaling approximately 26, 896 square feet.  The proposed project consists of twenty (20) rental units including three (3) IDP Units and two (2) commercial/retail spaces.  In addition, the development will have at-grade, off street parking for up to twenty-four (24) spaces.  This is an informational meeting only.  No vote will be takenSee link below for plans:

Plan #1    Plan #2    Plan #3    Plan #4    Plan #5    Plan #6    Plan #7


Patrick Stones (owner) and James Christopher (architect) Chris Drew (contractor) of 44 Mather Street will present their request to change occupancy of existing single family to a three-family.  Square up and change 3rd floor from pitched roof to a flat room for third floor to have the same footprint as floors below.  Add stairs up to new roof deck for 3rd floor unit only as per plans.  Building will be fully sprinkled.  See links below for plans:

Plans #1    Plans #2  Plans #3  Plans #4  Plans #5  Plans #6  Plans #7  Plans #8


Jim McClure and George Morancy (Lawyer) of 35 Melbourne Street will present a request to remove roof and add third floor addition.  No change in occupancy (4 family).  See links below for plans:

Existing Photo    Existing Plan   Proposed Plan   Proposed Rendering    Refusal Letter       


Future meetings:


March 28

April 25

May 30

June 27

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St. Marks Area Civic Association
The St. Marks Area Civic Association is a group of community conscious residents who want to improve the quality of life in our section of Dorchester. We meet in the lower hall of St, Marks Church, at 1725 Dorchester Ave on the last Tuesday of each month