• Filing for Exemptions or Tax Deferrals
The City has many tax relief programs for homeowners who occupy their property as their principal residence. These include residential exemptions, personal exemptions, and a tax deferral program for seniors.
The online applications for exemptions and tax deferrals are available through Assessing Online starting January 1, 2019. Follow the instructions on Assessing Online to find applications for your property.
The Fiscal Year 2019 filing deadline for exemptions and tax deferrals is April 1, 2019.
From the Feb. 28 Non-Hearing Common Victualler Hearing, City Hall, 10 a.m:
The following have applied for a new Common Victualler License at a previously licensed location.
•Saute`, LLC d/b/a Saute`, 99A Cambridge Street, Charlestown, MA 02129, described as; kitchen, storage and bathroom with seating area on first floor; 16 seats. To be managed by Tena Herlihy, between the hours of 11 a.m. – 11 p.m..
•The Hood Park IAG will meet on March 4 at 6 p.m. in Cambridge College Town Commons. The IAG meeting is in connection with the revised Hood Park Master Plan project in Charlestown. This meeting will focus on project impacts, mitigation, and community benefits.
Committee on Planning, Development, and Transportation Hearing:
Order for a hearing on Feb. 28 at 9:30 a.m. in City Hall regarding the MBTA’S Better Bus Project. The Chair of the Committee is Councilor Michelle Wu and the Sponsor is Councilor Michelle Wu.
City Council Committee on Ways and Means Hearing :
A Feb. 28 hearing at noon in City Hall regarding the FY19 BPS transportation budget. The Chair of the Committee is Councilor Ciommo. The Sponsor of the Docket is Councilor Essaibi-George.
Charlestown Neighborhood Council
The Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) is the officially elected representative body of the Charlestown neighborhood of the City of Boston, MA. The CNC is responsible for facilitating dialogue within the Charlestown community and between the residents of Charlestown and the City of Boston, State and Local agencies and businesses on topics including – Basic Services (UtiIties, Parking, Trash Removal, Noise, Public Spaces), Public Safety, Transportation, and Mitigation.
When: Tuesday, March 5, 7 p.m.
Where: Knights of Columbus, 545 Medford St.
City Council Committee on Education Hearing :
Order for a March 5 hearing at 10 a.m. in City Hall on admission to Boston’s exam schools. The Chair of the Committee is Councilor Annissa Essaibi-George and the Sponsors are Councilors Kim Janey and Andrea Campbell.
•Abutters Meeting for 440 Rutherford Ave.
A meeting to discuss a change of occupancy to add Research Lab. Interior fit-out and new rooftop mechanical equipment. Per Plans.
When: Thursday, Feb. 28, 6 p.m.
Where: Indigo, Room 201, Cambridge College, 500 Rutherford Ave.
•Abutters Meeting for 146-146A Bunker Hill St.
A meeting to discuss legalizing the occupancy as to reflect real-estate bill. Change from a one family to a two family. Existing condition, no work is to be done. Has been used as a two-family for years.
When: Thursday, March 7, 6 p.m.
Where: 146-146A Bunker Hill St.
•Warren Prescott School Dates
March 13 – School Site Council Meeting
March 22 – BPS – District Choice Application Due (Round 2)
April 6 – Annual Fundraiser Spring Fling, 7 p.m. Boston Beer Works.
• Community Health Needs Survey
Please share your experiences and opinions on the health of Boston. A group of community organizations, health centers, hospitals, and the Boston Public Health Commission is gathering data to understand the health needs and strengths of Boston to plan for future services and programs and better coordination among organizations. Please click on the link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/bostonchna to share your experiences and opinions by March 5 to shape these efforts.
•Charlestown NEW Health will be holding nutrition workshops in the new year with Luisa Siniscalchi at noon in the NEWHealth, 15 Tufts St., Charlestown. The meetings will take place Feb. 14 (Healthy Valentine’s Day). For more info call (857) 238-1176.