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City Council Committee on Government Operations hearing on Docket #0155

The Committee on Government Operations will hold a hearing on Docket #0155, An Act Relative to the Office of Mayor in the City of Boston. The Chair of the Committee is Councilor Lydia Edwards. The sponsor of the docket is Councilor Ricardo Arroyo.

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Docket #0155

    An Act Relative to the Office of Mayor in the City of Boston

    This matter was sponsored by Councilor Ricardo Arroyo and was referred to the Committee on January 13, 2021. 

    NOTICE:  The Boston City Council may have a quorum participating due to standing committees of the City Council consisting of both voting and non-voting members.  However, members participating in 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 accommodations and ensuring public access to its deliberations through adequate, alternative means.  The public may watch this meeting via livestream at City Council TV.  It will also be re-broadcasted at a later date on Xfinity 8/RCN 82/Verizon 964.

    Public Testimony

    Written comments 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.