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City Council meeting

The City Council is holding a meeting on June 10 at 12 p.m.

All meetings are open to the public. You can also watch meetings on Comcast channel 8, RCN channel 82, Verizon channel 1964, and online at Boston.gov.

PLEASE NOTE

The schedule for meetings is subject to change at the call of the City Council president.

Discussion Topics

  1. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES:
  2. COMMUNICATIONS FROM HIS HONOR, THE MAYOR:

    0752
    Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of One Million Two Hundred Ninety-Seven Thousand Seven Hundred Fifty-Eight Dollars ($1,297,758.00) in the form of a grant, for the FY20 Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding, awarded by the United States Department of Justice to be administered by the Police Department. The grant will fund equipment, supplies and training to safely carry out community policing efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  3. REPORTS OF PUBLIC OFFICERS AND OTHERS:

    0753
    Notice was received from the City Clerk in accordance with Chapter 6 of the Ordinances of 1979 re: action taken by the Mayor on papers acted upon by the City Council at its meeting of May 13, 2020.

    0754
    Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Kathleen Joyce as Chair of the City of Boston Licensing Board, for a term expiring June 1, 2026.

    0755
    Communication from Councilor Baker regarding Docket #0749, offered at June 3, 2020 City Council meeting, Resolution in Support of Federal Action Condemning Police Brutality, Racial Profiling, and the Use of Excessive and Militarized Force, would like to go on record in support of the resolution.

    0756
    Communication was received from Timothy J. Smyth, Esquire, Executive Officer, regarding appointment of election officer and election schedule.

    0757
    Communication was received from the City Clerk of the Amendment to Contract between Landmark Center Owner Limited Partnership and the City of Boston pursuant to Section 6A of Chapter 121A of the Massachusetts General Laws.

  4. MATTERS RECENTLY HEARD-FOR POSSIBLE ACTION:

    0673
    Order for a hearing to explore preparation for youth employment opportunities amid and post COVID-19 pandemic.

    0683
    Ordinance banning facial recognition technology in Boston.

  5. MOTIONS, ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS:

    0758
    Councilor Essaibi-George offered the following: Order for a hearing regarding Dyslexia services in Boston Public Schools.

    0759
    Councilors Wu and Mejia offered the following: Resolution urging the MBTA to protect free movement and peaceful assembly with reliable public transit services during public demonstrations.

    0760
    Councilors Breadon and Mejia offered the following:  Resolution recognizing June 2020 as LGBTQIA Pride Month.

    0761
    Councilor Wu offered the following: Order requesting certain information under section 17F: regarding The Boston Police Department.

    0762
    Councilors Wu and Mejia offered the following: Order requesting certain information under section 17F: regarding COVID-19 Relief Fund data request.

    0763
    Councilor Edwards offered the following: Order requesting certain information under section 17F: regarding BDPA Equity and Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (“AFFH”).

    0764
    Councilor Mejia offered the following: Order for a hearing concerning University Campus Police in the City of Boston.

    0765
    Councilors Mejia and Janey offered the following: Order for a hearing Identifying Restorative Justice Practices and the Role of Police in our Schools.

    0766
    Councilors Mejia and Campbell offered the following: Order for a hearing Addressing Non-Lethal Force Restraint Tactics Employed by Law Enforcement.

    0767
    Councilors Flynn and Campbell offered the following: Order for a hearing to discuss ways for the City to prevent and investigate incidents of hate crimes and discrimination.

  6. PERSONNEL ORDERS:

    0768
    Councilor Janey for Councilor Arroyo offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Judnise Guillet in City Council.

    0769
    Councilor Janey for Councilor Arroyo offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Jamil Beato in City Council.

    0770
    Councilor Janey for Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Peter Favorito in City Council.

    0771
    Councilor Janey for Councilor Wu offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Jephthe Grand Pierre in City Council.

    0772
    Councilor Janey for Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Ana Fonseca, Jessica Morris and William MacGregor in City Council effective June 6, 2020.

    0773
    Councilor Janey for Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Ana Fonseca, Jessica Morris and William MacGregor in City Council effective June 13, 2020.

    0774
    Councilor Janey for Councilor Mejia offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Brady Baca, Cisnell Baez, Justin Brown, Jacob deBlecourt,  Natalie Held and Sandra Sanchez Saavedra in City Council effective June 6, 2020.

    0775
    Councilor Janey for Councilor Mejia offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Brady Baca, Cisnell Baez, Justin Brown, Jacob deBlecourt, Natalie Held and Sandra Sanchez Saavedra in City Council effective June 13, 2020.

  7. PERSONNEL ORDERS:

    0776
    Councilor Janey for Councilor Edwards offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Michael Bonetti, Gabriella Colletta, Ricardo Patron and Jesse Purvis in City Council effective June 13, 2020.

    0777
    Councilor Janey for Councilor Edwards offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Michael Bonetti, Gabriella Colletta, Ricardo Patron and Jesse Purvis in City Council effective June 20, 2020.

    0778
    Councilor Janey for Councilor Arroyo offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Caitlin Fleishman, Gregory Molina, Michelle Pierre-Vilmont and Yasmine Raddassi in City Council effective June 13, 2020.

    0779
    Councilor Janey for Councilor Arroyo offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Caitlin Fleishman, Gregory Molina, Michelle Pierre-Vilmont and Yasmine Raddassi in City Council effective June 20, 2020.

    0780
    Councilor Janey for Councilor Wu offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Jessica Pierre in City Council effective June 13, 2020.

    0781
    Councilor Janey for Councilor Wu offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Jessica Pierre in City Council effective June 20, 2020.

    0782
    Councilor Janey for Councilor Breadon offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Deborah Glennon, Anne Mazzola, Patricia Mullaney, Lee Nave Jr. and Oscar Torres in City Council effective June 13, 2020.

    0783
    Councilor Janey for Councilor Breadon offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Deborah Glennon, Anne Mazzola, Patricia Mullaney, Lee Nave Jr. and Oscar Torres in City Council effective June 20, 2020.

    0784
    Councilor Janey for Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Justin McClarey in City Council effective June 13, 2020.

    0785
    Councilor Janey for Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Justin McClarey in City Council effective June 20, 2020.

    0786
    Councilor Janey for Councilor Bok offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Lauren Brody, Emily Brown, Henry Santana and Jonathan Spillane in City Council effective June 13, 2020.

    0787
    Councilor Janey for Councilor Bok offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Lauren Brody, Emily Brown, Henry Santana and Jonathan Spillane in City Council effective June 20, 2020.

  8. GREEN SHEETS:

    Legislative Calendar for June 10, 2020.