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City Council Committee on Ways and Means Hearing on Dockets #0599-0602, FY21 Budget: Revolving Funds - Law, Tourism, Arts and Culture

One of a series of hearings to review the FY21 Budget. The focus of this hearing are certain revolving funds, including those under the Law Department, the Mayor's Office of Tourism, Sports, and Entertainment, and the Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture.

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Docket #0599

    Order authorizing a limit for the Law Department revolving fund for Fiscal Year 2021 to purchase goods and services to pay for repairs to city property.

  2. Docket #0600

    Order authorizing a limit for the Mayor's Office of Tourism revolving fund for Fiscal Year 2021 to purchase goods and services to support events and programming on and around City Hall Plaza to advance tourism and promote participation in public celebrations and civic and cultural events.

  3. Docket #0601

    Order authorizing a limit for the Mayor's Office of Arts & Culture revolving fund for Fiscal Year 2021 to purchase goods and services to support the operation of the Strand Theatre.

  4. Docket #0602

    Order authorizing a limit for the Mayor's Office of Arts & Culture revolving fund for Fiscal Year 2021 to purchase goods and services to support public art to enhance the public realm throughout the City of Boston.

    These matters were sponsored by Mayor Martin J. Walsh and were referred to the Committee on April 8, 2020.

    NOTICE:  The Boston City Council may have a quorum in attendance due to standing committees of the City Council consisting of both voting and non-voting members.  However, members attending this duly posted meeting are participating and deliberating only in conjunction with the business of the standing committee.

    ATTENDANCE

    In accordance with Governor Baker's March 12, 2020 Executive Order modifying certain requirements of the Open Meeting Law and relieving public bodies of certain requirements, including the requirement that public bodies conduct its meetings in a public place that is open and physically accessible to the public, the City Council will be conducting this hearing virtually. This enables the City Council to carry out its responsibilities while adhering to public health recommendations and ensuring public access to its deliberations through adequate, alternative means.  The public may watch these hearings via live-stream at boston.gov/city-council-tv. They will also be broadcast live or rebroadcast on Comcast 8/RCN 82/Verizon 1964.

    PUBLIC TESTIMONY

    Written testimony or prerecorded videos may be sent to the Committee or staff email and will be made a part of the record and available to all Councilors. Members of the public wishing to testify virtually via videoconference at the end of the hearing may do so via the Zoom link below. Please email michelle.a.goldberg@boston.gov to sign up in advance. Additional information is available at: boston.gov/news/city-council-legislative-budget-review.

    This Hearing’s Zoom Information: 

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    Meeting ID: 710 435 834 Password: 018142

    Staff Contact: Michelle A. Goldberg

    Committee Email:  ccc.wm@boston.gov    

    Staff Email:  michelle.a.goldberg@boston.gov  

    Broadcast on Comcast 8/RCN 82/Verizon 1964 and streamed atboston.gov/city-council-tv

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