For The Record

Coronavirus Update: Due to public health concerns, the hearings that nor-mally would be held on a week have been postponed or canceled due to the guidance of Mayor Martin Walsh and the order of Gov. Charlie Baker. Some meetings, however, have been moved to an online or teleconference format under the emergency order on the Open Meeting Law issued by Gov. Baker.

From the June 3 License Board Hearing, 10 a.m., online via Zoom: (HTTPS://ZOOM.US/J/94166876250?PWD=RU9HUJBHVJNJUZRPCMM4UKS2UVLPUT09)

•PAPA RAZZI TRATTORIA OF NEWBURY, INC., D/B/A:  PAPA RAZZI, 157-159 NEWBURY St., Back Bay. Holder of a Common Victualler 7 Day All Alcoholic Beverages License has petitioned to transfer the licensed business from the above – To: Capital Burger Holdings, LLC d/b/a The Capital Burger (at the same location) Unit No. 1 of the Condominium located within the building, containing approximately 3,211 sq. ft. on the ground floor, 2,590 sq. ft. on the second floor, 600 sq. ft. in the basement, and 500 sq. ft. outdoor dining/ patio area patio on private property, with seating for 28 and an 11 p.m. patio closing to be operated annually, weather permitting. Christopher W. Scott, Manager. Mid-night Closing Hour.

•Foodie’s South Boston, LLC D/B/A:  Foodie’s Market, 230 W. BROADWAY, South Boston. Has applied for a Retail Package Store Malt & Wine License to be exercised on the above – 16,000 Sq. Ft. market including 2 floors; market on ground level, main entrance/exit on West Broadway; basement includes storage and offices. Manager:  Victor G. Leon. Closing Time:  9 p.m.

From the June 5, 11 a.m., Council Committee on Government Opera-tions Working Session: The Committee on Government Operations will hold a working session on a petition for a special law re:  An Act Authorizing Addi-tional Licenses for the Sale of Alcoholic Beverages to be Drunk on the Premises in Boston and petition for a special law re:  An Act Authorizing Additional Li-censes for the Sale of Alcoholic Beverages to be Drunk on the Premises in Bos-ton.  The Chair of the Committee is Councilor Lydia Edwards.  The Sponsors are Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Councilor Frank Baker.

From the June 9, 3 p.m., Council Committee on Government Operations Hearing: Ordinance banning facial recognition technology in Boston.  This mat-ter was sponsored by Councilor Michelle Wu and Councilor Ricardo Arroyo and was referred to the Committee on May 6, 2020.

From the June 9 Boston Arts Commission meeting, 4 p.m., via online Zoom (

•Vandalism and conservation:

*Puerto Rican Veterans Memorial in the South End

From the June 9 Bay Village Historic Commission, 4 p.m., via online Zoom (HTTPS://US02WEB.ZOOM.US/J/82800959597):

Design Review

•132 Arlington Street: Construction of nine rowhouses on existing parking lot.

Administrative Review/Approval

•19 Piedmont Street: At front façade repair masonry and parapet, and repair roof and flashing to address active water entry into building.

From the June 10 Back Bay Architectural Commission meeting, 5 p.m., via online (HTTPS://US02WEB.ZOOM.US/J/85904219664):

Design Review:

•827-829 Boylston Street: At front façade install inclined lift to access lower level of 827 Boylston Street.

•73 Marlborough Street: At rear elevation install gas line at sidewall.

•285 Clarendon Street: At roof install air-conditioning condenser.

•34 Fairfield Street: At rear elevation install air-conditioning condenser at ground level.

•223 Commonwealth Avenue: Replace all windows in-kind; remove rear addition and install garage door opening; and at roof re-clad elevator overrun, install headhouse, roof deck and air-conditioning condensers.

•321-323 Marlborough Street: Combine two rowhouses into a single-family res-idence. Work includes: restoration of exterior features; re-landscaping of front gardens and rear yards; removal of fire balconies; installation of garage door opening; and at roof installation of mechanical equipment, construction of penthouse addition, roof deck, and elevator override.

The following features are STILL CLOSED in all City of Boston parks:

•Playground structures and equipment (slides, swings, climbing structures)

•Fitness equipment

•Courts: basketball, street hockey, and handball

•Organized, group sports activities on fields: baseball, softball, football, rugby, cricket, and soccer

•Please only use parks when you have the ability to remain six feet away from others. If you find a park to be crowded, choose a less busy time or find anoth-er park.

Boston Fire Department Update on Permits

Due to the harsh economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on businesses, the Boston Fire Department is extending the expiration date on all existing Place of Assembly and Annual Permits from June 30, 2020 to September 30, 2020. Any issued Place of Assembly Permit or Annual Permit stating an expira-tion date of June 30, 2020 will now automatically  be valid in the City of Boston until September 30, 2020. The invoices for renewal will be mailed out in mid-August, and the permitting cycle for both Place of Assembly and Annual Per-mits will become October 1 to September 30 of the following year from this point forward.

Reporting Workplace Safety Concerns

•Workers in any size organization have options if they feel they are being pres-sured into an unsafe situation. Attorney General Maura Healey has created re-sources for workers to report safety concerns during reopening. They include an online form at the Attorney General’s website and a dedicated Fair Labor hotline at 617-727-3465. People can also find those resources by calling 311.

How to Report a Problem Property

Since taking office in 2014, Mayor Walsh has made fixing quality of life issues a priority in his administration. From investing in Public Works to making sure community policing is a staple in every neighborhood, we are making sure every neighborhood is clean, safe and a great place to live and work in. Unfortunately some properties in Boston need more help than others, and that’s why we are here. If you know of a property that fits one of the following criteria: multiple calls to 911, one that’s blighted or just a general concern, we encourage you to reach out to your neighborhood liaison.

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