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City Council Committee on Strong Women, Families, and Communities hearing on Dockets #0550-0557

A hearing regarding various grants to be administered by the Age Strong Commission.

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Docket #0550

    Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of One Million Eight Hundred Thirty-Two Thousand One Hundred Eighty Dollars ($1,832,180.00) in the form of a grant for the FY21 Title III-C Nutrition Service, awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, passed through the MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs, to be administered by the Age Strong Commission.

  2. Docket #0551

    Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of One Million Four Hundred Fifty-Sixty Thousand Six Hundred Fifty-Three Dollars ($1,456,653.00) in the form of grant, for the FY2022 State Allocation, awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, passed the MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs, to be administered by the Age Strong Commission.

  3. Docket #0552

    Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of One Million Fifty-Six Thousand Eight Hundred Forty Dollars ($1,056,840.00) in the form of a grant for the FY21 Council on Aging, awarded by the MA Executive Office of Elderly Affairs to be administered by the Age Strong Commission.

  4. Docket #0553

    Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Nine Hundred Sixty-Six Thousand Nine Hundred Thirty-Two Dollars ($966,932.00) in the form of a grant for the FFY21 Title III-B Supportive Services, awarded by the U. S. Department of Human Services, passed through the MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs, to be administered by the Age Strong Commission.

  5. Docket #0554

    Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Four Hundred Thousand Sixty-Eight Dollars ($400,068.00) in the form of a grant, for the FFY2021 Title III-A Area Plan Administration, awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, passed through the MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs, to be administered by the Age Strong Commission.

  6. Docket #0555

    Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Two Hundred Eighty-Six Thousand Eight Hundred Sixty Dollars ($286,860.00) in the form of a grant for the FY21 Senior Companion Program, awarded by the Corporation for National and Community Service to be administered by the Age Strong Commission.

  7. Docket #0556

    Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of One Hundred Seventy-Three Thousand Five Hundred Eighty-Nine Dollars ($173,589.00) in the form of a grant for the FY21 Long Term Care Ombudsman Services, awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, passed through the MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs, to be administered by the Age Strong Commission.

  8. Docket #0557

    Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of One Hundred Thirty-Seven Thousand Seven Hundred Fifty-Three Dollars ($137,753.00) in the form of a grant for the FY21 Retired Seniors Volunteer Program, awarded by the Corporation for National and Community Service to be administered by the Age Strong Commission.

    These matters were sponsored by the Administration and was referred to the Committee on April 14, 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.

    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 live stream at boston.gov/city-council-tv and via broadcast 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: Michelle A. Goldberg

    Committee Emailccc.swfc@boston.gov

    Staff Emailmichelle.a.goldberg@boston.gov  Staff Telephone: 617-635-3040

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