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City Council meeting

The City Council met on Wednesday, June 21, 2017.

Discussion Topics

  1. COMMUNICATIONS FROM HIS HONOR, THE MAYOR:

    0908    Message and order for Annual Appropriation and Tax Order for FY2018.
    Filed in the Office of the City Clerk on June 19, 2017.

    0909    Message and order for Annual Appropriation for the School Department for FY2018.
    Filed in the Office of the City Clerk on June 19, 2017.

    0910    Message and order approving an appropriation of Forty Million Dollars ($40,000,000.00) to the Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB) Liability Trust Fund established under Section 20 of Massachusetts General Law Chapter 32B.
    Filed in the Office of the City Clerk on June 19, 2017.

    0911    Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to appropriate the amount of One Million Dollars ($1,000,000.00) from the City's Capital Grant Fund in order to increase Boston's Vision Zero capital program investment in Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) to $4.1 million. This funding which will expand our Neighborhood Slow Streets program is part of the City's comprehensive investment in street safety.
    Filed in the Office of the City Clerk on June 19, 2017.

    0912    Message and order approving a supplemental appropriation of One Hundred Thirty-One Thousand Four Hundred and Twenty-Eight Dollars ($131,428.00) to cover the FY17 cost items contained within the collective bargaining agreements between the City of Boston and the Boston Police Cadets' Association. The terms of the contract are November 14, 2016 through September 30, 2019. The major provisions of the contract include base wages increase of 2% effective the first pay period of January of each fiscal year. The agreements also contain other benefits including an increase in uniform allowance starting in 2017. 
    Filed in the office of the City Clerk June 19, 2017.

    0913    Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept as a gift a donation of artwork from Citizen's Bank to be displayed in City Hall.

     

  2. REPORTS OF PUBLIC OFFICERS AND OTHERS:

    0914    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 May 17, 2017.

    0915    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 May 24, 2017.

    0916    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 June 7, 2017.

      

  3. MATTERS RECENTLY HEARD-FOR POSSIBLE ACTION:

    0819    Order for a hearing regarding Medically Supervised Injection Facilities.

    0800    Message and order authorizing the Department of Neighborhood Development to accept and expend payments of Thirty Million Dollars ($30,000,000.00) given to the City of Boston's Inclusionary Development Policy Fund for the purpose of producing and preserving affordable housing in the City of Boston.

    0802    Message and order authorizing the Department of Neighborhood Development, to apply for, accept and expend a the Federal Fiscal Year 2017 Housing and Community Development Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in the amount of Twenty-Four Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($24,500,000.00). The grant will support the Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnership Program, Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS and the Emergency Solution Grant.

    0801    Message and order authorizing the Department of Neighborhood Development to apply for, accept and expend Federal FY17 Continuum of Care Grant funds not to exceed Twenty-Eight Million Dollars ($28,000,000.00) from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to support programs that provide services and housing to the homeless.

    0197    Order for a hearing regarding the Annual Homeless Census.

    0655    Message and ordinance to amend the Boston Fire Prevention Code Article 8 on the regulation for Hot Work Operations.

  4. MOTIONS, ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS:

    0917    Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution Promoting Proper Disposal of Miniatures/Nips.

    0918    Councilor Zakim offered the following: Order for a hearing regarding health care provider parking permits in the City of Boston.

    0919    Councilors Flaherty and Wu offered the following: Resolution affirming the Goals set forth in Article 2 of the Paris Agreement.

  5. PERSONNEL ORDERS:

    0920    Councilor Wu offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Sukhai Rawlins in City Council.

  6. GREEN SHEETS:

    Legislative Calendar for June 21, 2017.

     

  7. CONSENT AGENDA:

    0921    Councilors Ciommo and Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution recognizing seven 2017 Brighton Board of Trade Scholarship winners.

    0922    Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution recognizing George McCormack.

    0923    Councilors Baker and McCarthy offered the following: Resolution in memory of Robert M. "Bo" Skinner.

    0924    Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing five students for their volunteer service at the Berea Seventh-Day Adventist Church Food Pantry Program.

    0925    Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution in memory of Grace Zuccaro.

    0926    Councilor Baker offered the following: Resolution congratulating Geisha Colon.

    0927    Councilor Pressley offered the following: Resolution recognizing Dr. Kenneth Edelin.

    0928    Councilor Baker offered the following: Resolution recognizing Rosalind Battle-Grady.

    0929    Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution recognizing Paula McNabb-Ippolito.

    0930    Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution recognizing Philip Reilly

    0931    Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing the Chung Wah Academy of New England.

    0932    Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution congratulating 99 people on completing the 121st Boston Marathon.

    0933    Councilor Linehan offered the following: Resolution congratulating Mary Alice Linehan.

    0934    Councilor Flaherty offered the following: Resolution congratulating Maureen Clougherty.

    0935    Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution congratulating Denise Berkley.

    0936    Councilors Campbell and McCarthy offered the following: Resolution congratulating Jay Caldwell and the Gospel Ambassadors.

    0937    Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution: recognizing, Chancellor J. Keith Motley, PhD.

    0938    Councilor Baker offered the following: Resolution congratulating Nickayla Jett.

    0939    Councilor Pressley submits the following: Resolution recognizing Humanity First.

    0940    Councilors Flaherty and Linehan offered the following: Resolution recognizing Joseph F. Black.

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