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Last updated: 01/30/2017 - 3:00pm

City Council meeting

The City Council is holding a meeting on March 29 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:

    0464    Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to submit to the Massachusetts School Building Authority the Statement of Interest dated March 23, 2017 for The Carter School located at 396 Northampton Street, Boston, MA.

    0465    Message and order for the confirmation of the appointment of Marie St. Fleur as a member of the Board of Appeal for a term expiring July 1, 2018.

    0466    Message and order for the confirmation of the reappointment of Anthony Pisani as a member of the Board of Appeal for a term expiring July 1, 2018.

    0467    Message and order for the confirmation of the reappointment of Bruce Bickerstaff as a member of the Board of Appeal for a term expiring July 1, 2018.

    0468    Message and order for the confirmation of the reappointment of Eugene Kelly as a member of the Board of Appeal for a term expiring July 1, 2018.

    0469    Message and order for the confirmation of the reappointment of Kerry Walsh Logue as a member of the Board of Appeal for a term expiring November 1, 2019.

    0470    Message and order for the confirmation of the reappointment of Tyrone Kindell, Jr. as a member of the Board of Appeal for a term expiring October 1, 2019.

    0471    Message and order for the confirmation of the reappointment of Mark Fortune as a member of the Board of Appeal for a term expiring June 1, 2018.

    0472    Message and order for the confirmation of the reappointment of Mark Erlich as a member of the Board of Appeal for a term expiring September 1, 2019.

  2. REPORTS OF PUBLIC OFFICERS AND OTHERS:

    0473    Notice was received from Mayor of the reappointment of Gary L. Saunders, as a member of the Boston Groundwater Trust for a term expiring March 20, 2019.

    0474    Notice was received from Mayor of the reappointment of Tim Ian Mitchell, as a member of the Boston Groundwater Trust for a term expiring March 20, 2019.

    0475    Notice was received from Mayor of the reappointment of Peter J. Shilland, as a member of the Boston Groundwater Trust for a term expiring March 20, 2019.

    0476    Notice was received from Mayor of the reappointment of Aaron Michlewitz, as a member of the Boston Groundwater Trust for a term expiring March 20, 2019.

    0477    Notice was received from Mayor of the reappointment of Greg Galer, as a member of the Boston Groundwater Trust for a term expiring March 21, 2019.

    0478    Notice was received from Mayor of the reappointment of Lisa Soli, as a member of the Boston Groundwater Trust for a term expiring March 1, 2019.

    0479    Notice was received from Mayor of the appointment of Hanah Fadrigalan, as a member of the Boston Cultural Council for a term expiring October 1, 2019.

    0480    Notice was received from Mayor of the appointment of Patricia McSweeney, as a member of the Boston Cultural Council for a term expiring October 1, 2019.

    0481    Notice was received from Mayor of the appointment of Anne Herdst, as a member of the Boston Conservation Commission for a term expiring November 1, 2019.

  3. MATTERS RECENTLY HEARD-FOR POSSIBLE ACTION:

    0132    Ordinance regarding the Reduction of Plastic Bags in Boston.

    0134    Order for a hearing to review and discuss the FY18 Boston Public Schools' special education budget and identify solutions to ensure equitable transitions of BPS youth.

    0199    Order that the Committee on Healthy Women, Families and Communities will host a series of policy briefings related to key topics in early education and childcare.

  4. MOTIONS, ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS:

    0482    Councilor Jackson offered the following: Order for a Hearing to Address Recovery Service Beds at the Southampton Street Shelter.

    0483    Councilors Wu and Pressley offered the following: Order for a Hearing Regarding the Fenway Cultural District.

    0484    Councilor Wu offered the following: Order that the City Council Hold Biannual Urban Renewal Progress Update Hearings Until 2022.

  5. GREEN SHEETS:

    Legislative Calendar for March 29, 2017.

     

  6. CONSENT AGENDA:

    0485    Councilor Pressley offered the following: Resolution recognizing Ms. Ciselda Kerr.

    0486    Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution congratulating Ali Carter.

    0487    Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution in memory of David Butler.

    0488    Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution in memory of Helen B. O'Brien Sullivan.

    0489    Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution recognizing 11 people for their dedication to their neighborhood.

    0490    Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution in memory of Leonard A. Payne Jr.

    0491    Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution recognizing Lydia Torres.

    0492    Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution recognizing Traci Walker Griffith.

    0493    Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution in memory of Rosemarie Pimentel.

    0494    Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution in memory of Ronald "Dugga" Powers.

    0495    Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution in memory of George Fletcher.

    0496    Councilor Linehan offered the following: Resolution in memory of Ronald Hogan.

    0497    Councilor Linehan offered the following: Resolution in memory of Theresa M. Carter.

    0498    Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution recognizing Sergeant Lawrence R. Manning.

    0499    Councilors Linehan and Flaherty offered the following: Resolution congratulating Brian Mahoney.

    0500    Councilors Essaibi-George and O'Malley offered the following: Resolution recognizing Helen Haley.

    0501    Councilors Essaibi-George and O'Malley offered the following: Resolution recognizing Elizabeth Crehan.

    0502    Councilor Pressley offered the following: Resolution in tribute of Elma Gloria Samuel-Thomas.

    0503    Councilor Pressley offered the following: Resolution recognizing Lakirya Williams.

    0504    Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution in memory of William J. Lonergan.

    0505    Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution congratulating Coach Hugh Coleman and twenty other members of the Brighton High Basketball Team.

    0506    Councilor Pressley offered the following: Resolution recognizing 7 people for their leadership as an officer in the Rockland Orange Chapter of Jack & Jill of America.

    0507    Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution in memory of Nina A. Kearney.

    0508    Councilors Pressley and Campbell offered the following: Resolution in memory of Kathleen Lennon.

    0509    Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution recognizing nine Latino Bodegas.