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Last updated: 12/02/2016 - 2:12pm

City Council Committee on Government Operations Hearing (Flaherty)

The subject of the hearing is: Docket #1529, ordinance regarding the reduction of plastic bags in Boston.

Comcast Channel 8, RCN 82, webcast www.cityofboston.gov/citycouncil/live.asp (except off-site hearings)

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Docket #1529: Ordinance regarding the reduction of plastic bags in Boston.

    This matter was sponsored by Councilor Matt O’Malley and Councilor Michelle Wu and was referred to the Committee on Government Operations on November 30, 2016.

    Members of the public are cordially invited to attend and testify.  If you have not previously testified at a hearing of the Boston City Council, please arrive five (5) minutes before the call of the hearing to sign in and become familiar with the hearing format, testimony locations, and sound system.  Please bring fifteen (15) copies of any written documentation you wish to present at the hearing.  If you know of others who may be interested in this hearing, kindly notify them.

    Written comments may be made part of the record and available to all Councilors by sending them by e-mail, fax, or mail to arrive prior to the hearing.  Please use the contact information below for all purposes related to this hearing.

    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.