Monthly membership meetings

Next Monthly Membership Meeting

 

The Executive Board of the John W. McCormack Civic Association will host the Association’s first virtual Monthly Membership Meeting on 

Tuesday, 20th October at 7:00 p.m. 

 

If you would like to attend this meeting, please RSVP here and you will receive a Zoom weblink to the meeting at approximately 6:40 p.m. on the meeting day.

 

Because of the pandemic, all Members whose dues were up-to-date as of 21 January  2020 will continue to maintain valid membership status until 19 January 2021.

 

All Members whose dues expired prior to 21 January 2020, and wish to vote at the meeting are encouraged to send dues (checks preferred) to:

 

John W. McCormack Civic Association

 c/o Travis Stewart

8 Saint Margaret Street

Dorchester, MA  02125

 

Please make checks payable to: John W. McCormack Civic Association.

 

Dues for residents are $5.00 or $10.00 per year, depending on the ability to pay.

Business dues are $25.00 per year. 

You are most welcome to join us at our next monthly association gathering.  Unless otherwise noted, our meetings take place in the Parish Hall at The Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta Church located at 800 Columbia Road.

 

Our meetings are held at 7:00PM on the third Tuesday of each month, with the exception of the summer months of July and August during which no meetings are scheduled.

 

You are invited to visit our Projects and Events pages for additional information.

Next Monthly Membership Meeting:

TBA - Date forthcoming

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

(registration from 6:30 PM)

 

Saint Teresa of Calcutta Parish Hall

800 Columbia Road

Dorchester 02125

(enter via Roseclair Street)

 

When you become a Member at this meeting, you will have the right to vote on resident-initiated items on the agenda at the next meeting.

 

Annual membership dues are only $5.00 or $10.00, at your discretion, and proof of residency within Association boundries will be needed to qualify your enrollment and membership. Please refer to Member-approved Association By-Laws for residency requirements. 

 

Your annual membership commences the month in which you pay your dues and is valid for twelve (12) months.  After the twelve (12) month period, your membership automatically expires. 

 

You are welcome to re-new your membership on or before the twelfth (12th) month to ensure you have no interruption in your voting rights. 

 

Monthly membership meeting agenda

March Monthly Membership Meeting:

CANCELLED in order to comply with Commonwealth of Massachusetts emergency order purtaining to COVID-19 

 

Re-development of 45 Dorset Street

Adam Burns of Burns Realty seeks the membership’s support for his proposal for 45 Dorset Street. The revised proposal includes demolishing the existing Cape Cod-style brick building and constructing a 7 unit, 3 storey building with 11 parking spots.

 

This is a membership voting item.

 

Massachusetts Avenue Better Bike Open House

CANCELLED in order to comply with Commonwealth of Massachusetts emergency order purtaining to COVID-19 

 

BTD will host three Open Houses to promote the Massachusetts Avenue Better Bike Project.

 

This is an opportunity to learn more and share your thoughts about the proposal.  Each Open House will cover the same content.  All three Open Houses will be held at the Plumbers & Gasfitters Local 12 located at 1240 Massachusetts Avenue.  

 

Dates are:  Monday, 23 March 2020 and Wednesday, 25 March 2020, both from 6:00PM to 8:30PM and Saturday, 28 March 2020, from 2:30PM to 4:00PM.

 

Dorchester Chili Cook-off 

CANCELLED in order to comply with Commonwealth of Massachusetts emergency order purtaining to COVID-19 

 

We are so grateful that the 224 Boston Street Restaurant will provide their delicious chili at Dorchester’s Chili Cook-off which is scheduled for Sunday, 29th March from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the IBEW Local 103 Hall, 256 Freeport Street, Dorchester.


224 Boston’s chili will be served by McCormack Civic Association members. There will be music, entertainment, games and prizes -- and all the chili you can eat!

 

Admission is $20.00 for individuals and $30.00 for families of up to four people.

 

Proceeds go to Dorchester Day activities.

 

More information will be available at the March membership meeting.

 

The Strand hosts Dorchester Short Film Festival

The historic Strand Theatre will host an encore Dorchester Short Film Festival, an event produced by Asbury Shorts USA.  The two-hour event, which will begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 30th April 2020, will feature some of the world’s top award-winning short films selected from a variety of US and international festivals.

 

JWMCA zoning meeting

Next meeting is Wednesday, 8th April 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at the Carpenter Center, 750 Dorchester Avenue.

 

Police reports

Officer Sean Sullivan of Boston Police District C-6, Officer Michael Keaney of Boston Police District C-11, and possibly a representative of the Massachusetts State Police, Station H-6, will give reports on activities affecting our neighborhood.

 

Committee reports

Beautification Committee

- Update on current issues

Public Safety Committee

- Update on current issues

Zoning Committee

- Update on current issues

 

September Monthly Membership Meeting:

Date TBA

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

(registration from 6:30 PM)

 

Saint Teresa of Calcutta Parish Hall

800 Columbia Road

Dorchester 02125

(enter via Roseclair Street)

 

Archived meeting agendas

Kindly click here to access an agenda from a past meeting.

Join our e-mail list

Click here if you would like to join our e-mail list.

Events and projects

Please visit our Events and projects page to find out what your Association has been working on and what is in store for the near future.

Resident resources

If you would like more information about programs and services for residents such as how to get your free Resident Parking Permit, how you can fight crime or find out your trash collection day, kindly click here

Meetings at-a-glance

Next Monthly Membership Meeting:

Tuesday, 20 October 2020

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

 

Click here for more information and meeting agenda.

 

When you become a Member at this meeting, you will have the right to vote on resident-initiated items on the agenda at the next meeting. 

Become a Member

Annual membership dues are only $5.00 or $10.00, at your discretion, and proof of residency within Association boundries will be needed to qualify your enrollment and membership. Please refer to Member-approved Association By-Laws for residency requirements. 

 

Your annual membership commences the month in which you pay your dues and is valid for twelve (12) months.  After the twelve (12) month period, your membership automatically expires. 

 

You are welcome to re-new your membership on or before the twelfth (12th) month to ensure you have no interruption in your voting rights. 

 

 

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