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City Council Committee on Homelessness, Mental Health, and Recovery hearing

The subject of this hearing is Docket #0133, an order for a hearing to explore additional investments in mental health clinicians in the Boston Police Department.

View the hearing on Comcast channel 8, RCN channel 82, or watch it online at Boston.gov.

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Docket #0133: An order for a hearing to explore additional investments in mental health clinicians in the Boston Police Department.

    This matter was sponsored by Councilor Pressley and Essaibi-George and was referred to the Committee on 1/9/17.

    Public testimony

    Members of the public are cordially invited to attend and testify.  If you have not testified at a Council hearing before, please arrive (5) minutes before the call of the hearing to sign up and become familiar with the hearing format, testimony locations, and sound system.  Please bring fifteen (15) copies of any written documentation you wish to present at the hearing.  If you know of others who may be interested in this hearing, kindly notify them.

    Written comments may be made part of the record and available to all Councilors by sending them by email, fax, or mail to arrive before the hearing, please use the information below:

    Mail address: Docket #0133, City Council, City Hall, 5 th Floor, Boston, MA 02201
    Fax number: 617-635-4203, Attn: Ron Cobb, Docket #0133
    Staff email: ron.cobb@boston.gov
    Telephone number: 617-635-3042

    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.