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City Council Committee on Ways and Means Working Session on Docket #0164

A working session to discuss property taxes and assistance programs for seniors and long-term residents facing difficulties during COVID-19.  The Chair of the Committee is Councilor Kenzie Bok and the sponsor is Councilor Ed Flynn.

Discussion Topics

  1. Docket 0164

    Order for a hearing to discuss property taxes and assistance programs for seniors and long-term residents facing difficulties during COVID-19. 

    This matter was sponsored by Councilor Ed Flynn. It was referred to the Committee on January 13, 2021.

    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.


    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 working session 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 working session via livestream at and broadcast on Xfinity 8/RCN 82/Fios 964.