Notice of Public Hearing for a Determination of Need Application 
Boston Children’s Hospital Main Campus and Brookline, Boston, MA

Notice is hereby given that the Massachusetts Department of Public Health will conduct a public hearing to permit comment on an application for Determination of Need (“DoN”) filed on December 7, 2015, by Boston Children’s Hospital (Application #4-3C47). The application seeks approval of new construction of an 11 story clinical care building and renovations to the main Hospital Campus located at 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 and new construction of an 8 story ambulatory clinical services building at 2 Brookline Place, Brookline, MA 02445.  The hearing will be held on, Thursday, February 25, 2016, commencing at 4:00 P.M at the Harvard School of Public Health located at Kresge Building, first floor cafeteria, 677 Huntington, Ave, Boston, MA 02115. If due to inclement weather that closes Boston Public Schools during the day of February 25, 2016, the hearing will be postponed until Tuesday, March 15, 2016, at the same above location and time.  Information about the status of the hearing may be obtained by calling 617-753-7340 on the hearing date. Such hearing shall not be adjudicatory but shall be in the nature of a public forum for the presentation of any comments which may be relevant to consideration by the Department of the need for this project.  Persons wishing to make their views known may appear at the hearing or may submit written comments to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Determination of Need Program, 99 Chauncy Street, Boston, MA 02111.  Written comments will be accepted up until 5:00 P.M. Monday, March 7, 2016, (or Friday, March 25, 2016, if hearing is postponed). Persons with disabilities needing special accommodations at the hearing or parking should contact Boston Children’s Hospital, Government Relations 617-919-3055 in advance of the hearing date.

This information is provided by the Determination of Need (DoN) within the Department of Public Health.