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City Council meeting

The City Council is holding a meeting on March 8 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. COMMUNICATIONS FROM HIS HONOR, THE MAYOR:

    0388 Message and order approving appropriations of Nine Million Two Hundred Two Thousand One Hundred Eight-One Dollars ($9,202,181.00) for the purpose of paying for the costs associated with roof and boiler replacement projects at the following schools: Boston Latin School – partial boiler replacement, James F. Condon Elementary School – boiler replacement, John W. McCormack Middle School – roof replacement, Paul A. Dever Elementary School – roof replacement, and the William E. Channing Elementary School – boiler replacement.  This includes the payment of all costs incidental or related thereto, and for which the City of Boston may be eligible for a grant from the Massachusetts School Building Authority (“MSBA”), said amount to be expended under the direction of the Public Facilities Department on behalf of the Boston Public Schools.

    0389 Message and order approving an acceptance of the provisions of G.L. c.40, Sections 22A, 22B and 22C, as amended by Chapter 218 of the Acts of 2016 -the Municipal Modernization Act. This local option allows municipalities to continue to account for parking receipts separately and to keep receipts reserved for appropriation.

    0390 Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of One Thousand Six Hundred Eighty Dollars ($1,680.00) from the Economic Development and Industrial Corporation (EDIC) of Boston for the Property Management Co-Op to be administered by the Property Management Department .

  2. REPORTS OF PUBLIC OFFICERS AND OTHERS:

    0391 Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Richard DePiano, as Temporary First Assistant Collector-Treasurer for a period of sixty days, effective March 3, 2017.

    0392 Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Anthony Dello Iacono, as Temporary Second Assistant Collector-Treasurer for a period of sixty days, effective March 3, 2017.

  3. MATTERS RECENTLY HEARD-FOR POSSIBLE ACTION:

    0106 Message and order approving a Home Rule Petition to the General Court entitled “Petition for a Special law Re: The Jim Brooks Stabilization Act.”

    0341 Message and order approving a supplemental appropriation of Seven Million Seven Hundred Forty-Six Thousand Three Hundred Dollars ($7,746,300.00) to cover the FY17 cost items contained within the collective bargaining agreements between the City of Boston and the Boston Patrolmen's Association. The terms of the contracts are July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017 and July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020. The major provisions of the contracts include base wage increases of 2% effective the first pay period of July of each fiscal year. The agreement also includes increases to existing Quinn Bill/Education benefits, modified steps beginning in July 2016, and increase to hazardous duty pay beginning in July 2017.

    0256 Order for a hearing regarding a post audit review of the FY2016 Budget.

    0257 Resolution to Affirm Sanctuary Schools in the Boston Public School System.

  4. MOTIONS, ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS:

    0393 Councilor Pressley offered the following: Order approving a petition for a Special Law re: An Act Authorizing Additional Licenses for the Sale of All Alcoholic Beverages to be Drunk on the Premises in Boston.

    0394 Councilors Essaibi-George and McCarthy offered the following: Order for a hearing regarding Safe and Effective Sharps Disposal Practices.

  5. GREEN SHEETS:

    Legislative Calendar for March 8, 2017.

  6. CONSENT AGENDA:

    0395 Councilor Pressley offered the following: Resolution congratulating Sanofi Genzyme.

    0396 Councilor Pressley offered the following: Resolution recognizing Mr. Vernon Lee Echols.

    0397 Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution congratulating Dawnmarie Salmons.

    0398 Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing six people for their outstanding work in presenting in the Boston City Council transportation policy briefings.

    0399 Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution recognizing THE OFFICERS OF THE YEAR.

    0400 Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution congratulating Patrick McDonough.

    0401 Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution recognizing Brian Hearn.

    0402 Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution recognizing Kregg Brewster.

    0403 Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution recognizing WROL Irish Radio.

    0404 Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution recognizing Rena Buccino.

    0405 Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution recognizing James Grossmann.

    0406 Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing President Ma Ying-Jeou of Taiwan.

    0407 Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution in memory of Norman P. Jones.

    0408 Councilor Flaherty offered the following: Resolution recognizing Dr. Henry Mariano Gomez.

    0409 Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution congratulating Tha Thai.

    0410 Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution congratulating Juan Manuel Cantú, Jr.

    0411 Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution in memory of Robert Stuckey.

    0412 Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution in memory of Annita Lombardi.