JHA Monthly Meeting (December 2021)

December 8, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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JHA neighborhood meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday of each month, Sept – June, at 7:00 pm. Due to COVID-19, meetings will be held via Zoom until further notice (in-person meetings are normally held at St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children, 90 Cushing Ave, Dorchester, MA 02125).

Everyone is welcome – please bring a neighbor or two! If you would like to become a Voting Member, please be sure to renew your membership at https://www.joneshill.com/become-a-member/.


Welcome (3 min)

Michael Rudolph

Reiteration of Board mission and follow-up to last month’s discussion/incidents (10 min)

Meaghan Agnew

Morgan Callahan

Treasurer’s Report (5 min) 

Stacey Cordeiro

Police Report (10 min) 

● Contact: George.Downing@pd.Boston.gov 

● C11CSO on Twitter: https://twitter.com/C11cso

Officer George Downing

Election Logistics review and intro to JHA VP nominee (5 min) 

Mike Rudolph / Stephen McBride

Committee Reports 

  • Social Committee (2 min)
    • Save the Date: Hot Toddy Tumble on Saturday January 29
  • Planning & Development
    • Uphams Corner WAG Update (2 min) 
    • Columbia Crossing Overview and notice for January request/vote for JHA Letter of Support (2 min)
      • Please look over the presentation here ahead of January (POC: Gabriel Ramos gramos@dbedc.org)
  • Greenspace & Friends of Downer Park (2 min)
  • Outreach Committee (2 min) 
  • Traffic Committee (2 min)

Steve Farrell / Starr Vermeulen 

Kit Binns / Mike Rudolph 

Stacey Cordeiro 

Steve Farreell / Kathy Rogers

Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services Update (5 min)

Denise DosSantos

Holiday Giving Guide (3 min) – Ways to give on the hill! 

Please check out the list here:


Meaghan Agnew

Election for Vice-President via Qualtrics (5 min)

Present Voting Members check your email

Morgan Callahan

On The Hill (5 min) 

  • Any other business / announcements (see below)

Mike Rudolph

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Community Announcements

Pleasant Street Project Virtual Meeting: Tuesday, December 7th, 2021 at 6:30PMRegister HERE

Join us at the virtual meeting for our Pleasant Street project! The goal is to calm traffic speeds and make crosswalks better for kids, elders, and people with disabilities. We want to hear your stories and ideas. They will provide interpretation in Spanish. Can’t make it? This is one of many ways you can participate. Sign up for project updates at http://boston.gov/pleasant-street


Dorchester Bay City- Virtual Public Meeting – Wednesday, December 15, 2020 at 6:00 PMRegister HERE

The BPDA is hosting a kick-off Public Meeting in connection with the Draft Project Impact Report (“DPIR”) for the proposed Dorchester Bay City project. This kick-off meeting will serve as a reintroduction to the project, and provide an opportunity for initial community review and discussion on how the proposal has evolved through the DPIR. Additional, topic-specific Public Meetings will be hosted beginning after the New Year.


MBTA public meeting about the winter 2022 service changes on December 8th at 6:00PMRegister HERE for a virtual meeting about these service changes

MBTA winter subway and bus service changes will become effective on December 19th, 2021 to support ridership across the system. These changes aim to 1) Continue to preserve access and quality of service for transit critical communities; 2) Provide sufficient service for returning riders and increased travel; 3) Accommodate riders who are returning to in-person school or work; and 4) Support new travel patterns and behaviors.For more information about the Winter Service Changes, please visit: www.mbta.com/servicechanges

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Meeting ID: 617 021 2555 | Passcode: 661177



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