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City Council meeting

The City Council is holding a meeting on May 3 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:

    0655    Message and ordinance to amend the Boston Fire Prevention Code Article 8 on the regulation for Hot Work Operations.  
    Filed in the City Clerk's Office May 1, 2017.

  2. REPORTS OF PUBLIC OFFICERS AND OTHERS:

    0656    Notice was received from the City Clerk in accordance with Chapter 6 of the Ordinances of 1979 re: action taken by the Mayor on papers acted upon by the City Council at its meeting of March 15, 2017.

    0657    Notice was received from the City Clerk in accordance with Chapter 6 of the Ordinances of 1979 re: action taken by the Mayor on papers acted upon by the City Council at its meeting of March 22, 2017.

    0658    Notice was received from the City Clerk in accordance with Chapter 6 of the Ordinances of 1979 re: action taken by the Mayor on papers acted upon by the City Council at its meeting of March 29, 2017.

    0659    Notice was received from the City Clerk in accordance with Chapter 6 of the Ordinances of 1979 re: action taken by the Mayor on papers acted upon by the City Council at its meeting of April 5, 2017.

    0660    Notice was received from the City Clerk in accordance with Chapter 6 of the Ordinances of 1979 re: action taken by the Mayor on papers acted upon by the City Council at its meeting of April 12, 2017.

    0661    Communication was received from the Boston Retirement Board re: FY18 Retiree Cost of Living Adjustment ("COLA") Base Vote follow up relative to the additional costs.

    0662    Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Zamawa Arenas, as a member of the Boston Public Library Board of Trustees for a term expiring May 1, 2022.

    0663    Notice was received from the Mayor of the reappointment of John Hailer, as a member of the Boston Public Library Board of Trustees for a term expiring May 1, 2022.

    0664    Notice was received from the Mayor of the reappointment of Angie Liou, as a member of the Boston Groundwater Trust for a term expiring March 20, 2019.

  3. MATTERS RECENTLY HEARD-FOR POSSIBLE ACTION:

    0536 Thru- 0543    Orders for the FY18 Operating Budget including Annual Appropriations for Departmental Operations, Annual Appropriation for the School Department, and Appropriation for Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB). Capital Budget Appropriations including Loan Orders and Lease and Purchase Agreements.

     

  4. MOTIONS, ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS:

    0665    Councilor Jackson offered the following: Order for a hearing to discuss Santander Bank's Lowered Community Reinvestment Act Grade.

    0666    Councilor Baker offered the following: Home Rule Petition for a Special Law Re: An Act Directing the City of Boston Police Department to Waive the Maximum Age Requirement for Police Officers for James Anthony Verderico, Jr.

  5. PERSONNEL ORDERS:

    0667    Councilor Wu for Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Deborah Glennon in City Council.

    0668    Councilor Wu for Councilor Campbell offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Cheryl R. Harding in City Council. Effective Saturday, May 6, 2017.

    0669    Councilor Wu for Councilor Campbell offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Cheryl R. Harding in City Council. Effective Saturday, May 13, 2017.

    0670    Councilor Wu offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Andrea Patton in City Council.

  6. GREEN SHEETS:

    Legislative Calendar for May 3, 2017.

  7. CONSENT AGENDA:

    0671    Councilor Pressley offered the following: Resolution recognizing Jason Robbins.

    0672    Councilor Pressley offered the following: Resolution recognizing Matt Kalish.

    0673    Councilor Pressley offered the following: Resolution recognizing Paul Liberman.

    0674    Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing Sara Bobok.

    0675    Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution recognizing Mia Martucci.

    0676    Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution in memory of Jeanne Marie (Maglio) Petrillo.

    0677    Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution recognizing BPD Sgt. Norberto Perez.

    0678    Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution recognizing BPD Officer Clifton Singletary.

    0679    Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution recognizing Sgt. USMC Andrew Biggio.

    0680    Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution recognizing Sheryl Howard.

    0681    Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution in memory of Nancy Larsen.

    0682    Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution in memory of Mary E. MacNair.

    0683    Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution in memory of Marilyn A. LaRosa.

    0684    Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution recognizing six people for receiving the youth Award of the National Association of Negro Business & Professional Women's Clubs, INC.

    0685    Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution recognizing Bangladesh Independence Day.

    0686    Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution recognizing Rev. Dr. Larry Green Sr.

    0687    Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution recognizing The Boston and Vicinity Club.

    0688    Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution in memory of Darrell T. Wells.

    0689    Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution recognizing Francine Hammersley.

    0690    Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution recognizing Aqua Pazza.

    0691    Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution congratulating Bob Marshall.

    0692    Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution in memory of Daniel Thomas Bacchiocchi.

    0693    Councilor Pressley offered the following: Resolution congratulating thirteen people during National Volunteer Week for their stead-fast commitment and extraordinary dedication to empowering youth through education and mentorship.

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