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City Council Committee on Strong Women, Families, and Communities on Docket #0824

A hearing regarding the childcare crisis in Boston. The Chair of the Committee is Councilor Breadon and the Sponsors are Councilors Breadon, Wu, and Campbell.

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  1. Docket #0824

    Order for a hearing regarding childcare crisis in Boston.

    This matter was sponsored by Councilors Liz Breadon, Michelle Wu and Andrea Campbell,  and was referred to the Committee on June 24, 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 this hearing via live stream at boston.gov/city-council-tv. It will also be re-broadcast at a later date on Comcast 8/RCN 82/Verizon 1964.

    PUBLIC TESTIMONY

    Written testimony may be sent to the Committee or staff email (below) and will be made a part of the record and available to all Councilors. Members of the public wishing to testify virtually via videoconference should email the staff contact for a link and instructions to do so.

    Staff Contact: Ron Cobb

    Committee Email:  ccc.swfc@boston.gov 

    Staff Email:  ron.cobb@boston.gov  Staff Telephone: 617-635-3042 

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