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City Council meeting

The City Council is holding a meeting on November 3 at 12 p.m.

All Council Meetings are held at 12 p.m. (noon) in the Christopher A. Iannella Chamber on the fifth floor of Boston City Hall, unless otherwise noted. All meetings are open to the public and are also available on Xfinity Channel 8, RCN 82, Fios 964, and livestream via City Council TV.

Please note: Due to COVID-19, meetings are currently being held remotely via Zoom.

Discussion Topics

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

    1145
    Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend an amount not to exceed Four Hundred Thousand Dollars ($400,000.00) from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs (EOEEA), Division of Conservation Services Parkland Acquisitions and Renovations for Communities (PARC) Program. The grant is awarded to the City of Boston through the Parks and Recreation Department for renovations to Winthrop Playground located in the neighborhood of Dorchester.
    1146
    Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend an amount not to exceed Three Hundred Eighty Seven Thousand One Hundred Sixty Four Dollars ($387,164.00) from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs Division of Conservation Services for the Parkland Acquisitions and Renovations for Communities (PARC) Program grant, to be administered by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department. The grant will help fund the acquisition of two parcels on the western shore of Sprague Pond at 0 4 Lakeside Avenue in Hyde Park as a permanently protected parkland to be known as the Sprague Pond Shoreline Reserve.
     

  3. REPORTS OF PUBLIC OFFICERS AND OTHERS:

    1147
    Notice was received from the Acting Mayor of the appointment of Justin Sterritt as trustee to the Boston Common Maintenance Trust Fund.
    1148
    Notice was received from the Acting Mayor of the appointment of Justin Sterritt as trustee to the Franklin Park Maintenance Trust Fund.
    1149
    Communication was received from the City Clerk of the filing by the Boston Redevelopment Authority of the Application for the Report and Decision on the Eleventh Amendment to the Report and Decision on Landmark Center Chapter 121A Project.
    1150
    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 October 20, 2021.
    1151
    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 October 27, 2021.
     

  4. MOTIONS, ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS:

    1152
    Councilor Bok offered the following: Resolution supporting key safety improvements on the Massachusetts Avenue Bridge.
    1153
    Councilor Essaibi George offered the following: Resolution recognizing November 2021 as Youth and Young Adult Homeless Awareness Month.
     

  5. PERSONNEL ORDERS:

    1154
    Councilor O'Malley for Councilor Mejia offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Brady Baca in City Council.
    1155
    Councilor O'Malley for Councilor Bok offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Anthony Baez in City Council.
    1156
    Councilor O'Malley offered the following:  Order for the appointment of temporary employees, Ana Fonseca, Michael Giordano and Jessica Morris in City Council effective November 6, 2021.
    1157
    Councilor O'Malley offered the following:  Order for the appointment of temporary employees Ana Fonseca, Michael Giordano and Jessica Morris in City Council effective November 13, 2021.
     

  6. GREEN SHEETS:

    Legislative Calendar for November 3, 2021.

  7. CONSENT AGENDA:

    1158
    Councilor Bok offered the following: Resolution celebrating Anne T. Barron.
    1159
    Councilor Mejia offered the following: Resolution recognizing Filiberto Santiago Lizardi.
    1160
    Councilor Edwards offered the following: Resolution recognizing Latinos VIP.
    1161
    Councilor Edwards offered the following: Resolution congratulating Grupo Niche.
    1162
    Councilor Edwards offered the following: Resolution in memory of Fernando Rafael Augusto de Silva.
    1163
    Councilor Flynn, Flaherty and Baker offered the following: Resolution in memory of Francis Levin.
    1164
    Councilor Edwards offered the following: Resolution recognizing Rocco Addessa.
     

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