City Council meeting
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COMMUNICATIONS FROM HIS HONOR, THE MAYOR:
0512 Message and order approving a supplemental appropriation of Twenty-One Thousand Two Hundred Dollars ($21,200.00) to provide funding to cover the FY17 cost items contained within the collective bargaining agreement between the City of Boston and the Boston Police School Traffic Supervisors Association.
The terms of the contract are September 1, 2016 through August 31, 2019. The major provisions of the contract include base wage increase of 1% effective the first pay period of December 2016 and December 2017, 0.5% effective the first pay period of June 2018, and 1.5% effective the first pay period in September 2018. The agreement also includes an increase in the uniform allowance.
REPORTS OF PUBLIC OFFICERS AND OTHERS:
0513 Notice was received from the Mayor of his absence from the City from 3:00 P.M. on Wednesday, March 29th, until 12:00 A.M. on Thursday, March 30th 2017.
0514 Communication was received from the Department of Neighborhood Development of the Student Housing Trends 2016 - 2017 Academic Year report on student housing from data submitted to the City Clerk by the schools pursuant to subsection 10-10.4 of Chapter 10-10 of the City of Boston Code.
0515 Communication was received from Timothy J. Smyth, Esquire Executive Officer of the Boston Retirement Board that the Board voted to appoint Mr. Timothy J. Smyth as the "Election Officer" for the State Boston Retirement System's election of the Third and Fourth Member of the Retirement Board.
0516 Communication was received from Sheila Dillon, Director and Chief of Housing, of the Department of Neighborhood Development's 2016 Annual Report on Boston's affordable housing.
MATTERS RECENTLY HEARD-FOR POSSIBLE ACTION:
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.
0202 Order for a hearing to review the Overcoming the Odds program and services provided to citizens returning from incarceration.
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.
0394 Order for a hearing regarding Safe and Effective Sharps Disposal Practices.
0136 Order for a hearing to address violence in the City of Boston.
MOTIONS, ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS:
0517 Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Order approving a Petition for a Special Law re: An Act Relative to the Ownership and Occupancy Deadline For Residential Property Exemptions in the City of Boston.
0518 Councilor Zakim offered the following: Resolution in support of the Massachusetts Safe Communities Act.
Legislative Calendar for April 5, 2017.
0519 Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution in memory of Timothy O'Sullivan.
0520 Councilor Campbell offered the following: Resolution congratulating Albert Hugo Rossi.
0521 Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution in memory of Zachary Joshua Holmes.
0522 Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution in memory of Eva Bruno.
0523 Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution in memory of Anthony C. Iudica.
0524 Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution congratulating Richard and Dianne Petruccelli.
0525 Councilor Campbell offered the following: Resolution congratulating Mr. O.B. Gray.
0526 Councilor Zakim offered the following: Resolution in memory of Leonidas Pappas.
0527 Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution recognizing Thomas E. Sheehan.
0528 Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution recognizing PJ Minihane.
0529 Councilor Pressley offered the following: Resolution recognizing 7people for their leadership as an officer in the Rockland Orange Chapter of Jack & Jill of America.
0530 Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution in memory of Paula Andrea Titus.
0531 Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution recognizing Bishop Gregory G.G. Ingram.
0532 Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution recognizing Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill.