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Public Improvement Commission Hearing

The Public Improvement Commission hearing is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 26.

To encourage social distancing, all project teams and most Commission members will be participating in this hearing from remote locations. Hearing participants will be digitally connected in real time courtesy of the City’s Department of Innovation and Technology. Members of the public who wish to participate in the hearing are strongly encouraged to do so remotely. The hearing will continue to be televised and may also be streamed online via Boston TV.  Those members of the public that are unable or choose not to participate remotely should report to City Hall room 801 at the time of the hearing.  Written testimony for all agenda items will continue to be accepted via email; testimony should be directed to PIC@boston.gov

All project team members who intend to join their project's presentation, as well as any City staff representatives or members of the public who wish to participate remotely, should complete the request form available online.

A draft of the agenda is attached for your reference. Please reply via email if you have any questions to PIC@boston.gov

Discussion Topics

  1. Agenda
    Hearing Minutes

    At the request of the Public Improvement Commission staff, the Acceptance of the Minutes of the PIC hearing held on May 12, 2022.

    Public Hearing

    On a petition by the President and Fellows of Harvard College for the granting of a Private Utility License for the installation of new utility infrastructure within Western Avenue (public way), Brighton, located generally west of Soldiers Field Road.

    (NB 5/12/2022) As shown on a plan entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Private Utility License Plan, Western Avenue, Allston” 1 sheet dated May 19, 2022.

    On a petition by NSTAR Electric Company (d/b/a Eversource Energy) for a Grant of Location to install an electric transformer vault and associated infrastructure within Liverpool Street (public way), East Boston, located at address no. 152 generally between Decatur Street and Meridian Street/Central Square.

    (NB 5/12/2022) As shown on a plan entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Grant of Location Plan, Plan of Transformer MH for PIC, Liverpool St, East Boston” 1 sheet dated January, 2022.

    New Business

    Railroad Street, Corey Street; West Roxbury – Grant of Location – On a petition by National Grid

    Blue Hill Avenue, Babson Street, Fremont Street, River Street, Cummins Highway; Dorchester – Grant of Location – On a petition by Extenet Systems Inc.

    Blue Hill Avenue, Woodhaven Street, Hiawatha Road; Dorchester – Grant of Location – On a petition by Extenet Systems Inc.

    Leston Street, Lucerne Street; Dorchester – Grant of Location – On a petition by Extenet Systems Inc.

    Talbot Avenue, Bernard Street, New England Avenue; Dorchester – Grant of Location – On a set of petitions by Extenet Systems Inc.

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