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City Council meeting

The City Council is holding a meeting on February 1 at 12 p.m.

All meetings are open to the public. You can also watch meetings on Comcast channel 8, RCN channel 82, and online at Boston.gov.

Please note

The schedule for meetings is subject to change at the call of the City Council president.

Discussion Topics

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

    0247 Message and order authorizing the Police Commissioner to accept and expend a grant of One Million One Hundred Fourteen Thousand Seven Hundred Eighty-Nine Dollars and Twenty-Nine Cents ($1,114,789.29) from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security to the City of Boston's Police Department to support the FY 2017 Senator Charles E. Shannon Community Safety Initiative.

    0248 Message and order authorizing the City of Boston Environment Department to accept and expend a grant of Eight Hundred Thirty-Five Thousand Dollars ($835,000.00) from the Barr Foundation, the grant would fund a set of community level resilience strategies recommended by the Boston Green Ribbon Commission to address climate risk.

    0249 Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to provide homicide data to the Injury Surveillance Program staff for the National Violent Death Reporting System.

    0250 Message and order for local municipal approval of the application of Podium Developer LLC ("the Developer") relating to the Boston Garden Economic Development Project (the "Boston Garden EDP") under the Commonwealth's "I-Cubed" Program.

  3. REPORTS OF PUBLIC OFFICERS AND OTHERS:

    0251 Notice was received from the Mayor of the re-appointment of Virginia Tisei, as a member of the Air Pollution Control Commission for a term expiring September 1, 2019.

    0252 Notice was received from the Mayor of the re-appointment of Russell Preston, as a member of the Air Pollution Control Commission for a term expiring September 1, 2019.

    0253 Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Kristin Kleisner, as a member of the Boston Conservation Commission for a term expiring November 1, 2019.

    0254 Notice was received from the Mayor of the re-appointment of Jesse Jeter, as a member of the Boston Employment Commission for a term expiring July 1, 2017.

    0255 Communication was received from Sean Nehill, Senior Council of the Boston Planning and Development Agency regarding the Project Termination for the One Summer Street 121A Project.

  4. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:

    0111 The Committee on Planning and Development, to which was referred on January 11, 2017 Docket #0111, message and order for the confirmation of the appointment of Annaise Foureau as a member of the Zoning Commission for a term ending May 1, 2018, submits a report recommending the appointment ought to be confirmed.

    0112 The Committee on Planning and Development, to which was referred on January 11, 2017 Docket #0112, message and order for the confirmation of the re-appointment of Nelson Arroyo as a member of the Zoning Commission for a term ending May 1, 2019, submits a report recommending the appointment ought to be confirmed.

    0113 The Committee on Planning and Development, to which was referred on January 11, 2017 Docket #0113, message and order for the confirmation of the appointment of Michael Nichols as a member of the Zoning Commission for a term ending October 1, 2018, submits a report recommending the appointment ought to be confirmed.

    0114 The Committee on Planning and Development, to which was referred on January 11, 2017 Docket #0114, message and order for the confirmation of the appointment of Michael DiMella as a member of the Zoning Commission for a term ending November 1, 2017, submits a report recommending the appointment ought to be confirmed.

  5. MOTIONS, ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS:

    0256 Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Order for a hearing regarding a post audit review of the FY2016 Budget.

    0257 Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution to Affirm Sanctuary Schools in the Boston Public School System.

  6. PERSONNEL ORDERS:

    0258 Councilor Wu for Councilor Pressley offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Chelsey Cartwright in City Council.

  7. GREEN SHEETS:

    Legislative Calendar for February 1, 2017.

  8. CONSENT AGENDA:

    0259 Councilor Pressley offered the following: Resolution in memory of Rupert A. Leonard Jr.

    0260 Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution congratulating Muriel O'B Walker.

    0261 Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution in memory of  Anthony G. Frusciante, Jr.

    0262 Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution in memory of Janice M. Walsh.

    0263 Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution in memory of Mary Crimlisk.

    0264 Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing the Peer Leadership Institute.

    0265 Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution recognizing Olga (Shelley) DeMarco.

    0266 Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution in memory of Christine Tarr.

    0267 Councilor Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution congratulating 9 people on completing the RAD COURSE.

    0268 Councilors Pressley, Wu, Essaibi-George and Campbell offered the following: Resolution recognizing the Boston Women's March for America.

    0269 Councilors Pressley, Wu, Essaibi-George, and Campbell offered the following: Resolution recognizing the Massachusetts Women's Political Caucus.

    0270 Councilor Pressley offered the following: Resolution recognizing Keitha Myers Lewis

    0271 Councilor Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution congratulating 6 people on teaching The RAD COURSE.

    0272 Councilor Pressley offered the following: Resolution recognizing Brooke Payne

    0273 Councilor Pressley offered the following: Resolution recognizing 6 members of the New Edition.

    0274 Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution congratulating Bessie Gaul

    0275 Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution recognizing Kerry O'Brien.

    0276 Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution recognizing Jean McGuire.

    0277 Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution recognizing Marie Rudd Thomas.

    0278 Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing The Peer Leadership Institute.

    0279 Councilor Linehan offered the following: Resolution in memory of David Malcolm.