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City Council Committee on Public Safety and Criminal Justice hearing on Docket #0323

A hearing to explore and recommend diversity initiatives for City of Boston public safety agencies.

The public can offer testimony.

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  1. Docket #0323

    Order for a hearing to explore and recommend diversity initiatives for City of Boston public safety agencies.

    This matter was sponsored by Councilor Andrea Campbell, and was referred to the Committee on February 5, 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 livestream at boston.gov/city-council-tv. It will also be re-broadcast at a later date on Xfinity 8/RCN 82/Fios 964. 

    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: Shane L. Pac 

    Committee Email: ccc.ps@boston.gov 

    Staff Email: shane.pac@boston.gov

    Staff Telephone: 617-635-3040 

    Re-broadcast on Xfinity 8/RCN 82/Fios 964 and streamed at: boston.gov/city-council-tv

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