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City Council meeting

The City Council is holding a meeting on June 28 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. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES:
  2. COMMUNICATIONS FROM HIS HONOR, THE MAYOR:

    0941    Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the 2017 Summer Jobs Fund in the amount not to exceed Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($500,000.00) from various donors for employment and enrichment for Boston youth at community-based organizations. The funds will be administered by Youth Engagement and Employment.

    0942    Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend a grant of Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000.00) from the Massachusetts Department of Health and Human Services to develop overdose prevention strategies that align with recommendations of the Department of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Abuse Services Opioid Working Group. The grant will be administered by the Boston Police Department.

    0943    Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Forty-One Thousand Eight Hundred Ninety-Five Dollars ($41,895.00) in the form of a grant for the care and maintenance of the Samuel Adams, Edgar Allen Poe statues and the Hungarian Revolution and Angell Memorials, awarded by the Boston Foundation to be administered by the Office of Arts and Culture.

  3. REPORTS OF PUBLIC OFFICERS AND OTHERS:

     

    0944    Notice was received from the Mayor of the reappointment of Priscilla Douglas, as a member of the Boston Public Library Board of Trustees for a term expiring on April 30, 2019.

    0945    Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Jerry Boyd, as a Commissioner of the Mayor's Commission for Persons with Disabilities Advisory Board for a term expiring on June 1, 2020.

    0946    Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Feleshia Battles-Byrdsong, as a Commissioner of the Mayor's Commission for Persons with Disabilities Advisory Board for a term expiring on June 1, 2020.

    0947    Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Eugene Gloss, as a Commissioner of the Mayor's Commission for Persons with Disabilities Advisory Board for a term expiring on June 1, 2020.

    0948    Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Dusya Lyubovskaya, as a Commissioner of the Mayor's Commission for Persons with Disabilities Advisory Board for a term expiring on June 1, 2020.

    0949    Notice was received from the Mayor of the reappointment of Kyle Robidoux, as a Commissioner of the Mayor's Commission for Persons with Disabilities Advisory Board for a term expiring on May 1, 2019.

    0950    Notice was received from the Mayor of the reappointment of Carl Richardson, as a Commissioner of the Mayor's Commission for Persons with Disabilities Advisory Board for a term expiring on June 1, 2019.

    0951    Notice was received from the Mayor of the reappointment of John Winske, as a Commissioner of the Mayor's Commission for Persons with Disabilities Advisory Board for a term expiring on March 1, 2019.

    0952    Notice was received from the Mayor of his absence from the City from 6:45 A.M. on Friday, June 23rd, until 8:45 P.M. on Tuesday, June, 27th 2017.

    0953    The Constable's Bonds of the following having been duly approved by the Collector-Treasurer, were received. 

    Gavin Castagna
    Marcio Fonseca 
    Derrick Hughes
    Melvin Johnson 
    Tonya Marshall     Evangeline Maxwell-Davis
    Sherea McLaughlin
    Donna Moore
    Cynthia Sanchez
    Israel Timberlake 

    0954    Communication was received from the City Clerk of the filing by the Boston Redevelopment Authority of the Fifth Amendment to the Report and Decision on the Hemenway Apartments Chapter 121A Project.”

  4. MATTERS RECENTLY HEARD-FOR POSSIBLE ACTION:

    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.

    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.

    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.

    0881    Councilor Zakim offered the following: Order for a hearing regarding a medical marijuana dispensary at 331 Newbury Street Boston.

  5. PERSONNEL ORDERS:

    0955    Councilor Wu for Councilor Jackson offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Enrique Pepen in City Council effective July 1, 2017.

    0956    Councilor Wu for Councilor Jackson offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Enrique Pepen in City Council effective July 8, 2017.

    0957    Councilor Wu offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employees Ron Cobb, Daisy De La Rosa, Michelle A.L. Goldberg, Kerry Jordan, Juan A. Lopez, Cora F. Montrond, Christine O'Donnell, Lorraine Schettino, Kathleen Sullivan, and Yuleidy Valdez in City Council.

    0958    Councilor Wu for Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Shane Godek in City Council.

  6. GREEN SHEETS:

    Legislative Calendar for June 28, 2017.

  7. CONSENT AGENDA:

    0959    Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution recognizing Juneteenth.

    0960    Councilor Flaherty offered the following: Resolution in memory of Judith Smeltz.

    0961    Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution in memory of Professor Rick Beinecke.

    0962    Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution in memory of Mary A. Macchi.

    0963    Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution recognizing Christian Sanchez.

    0964    Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution recognizing Serah Holley.

    0965    Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution recognizing Juan Jose Contreras.

    0966    Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution recognizing Brian Bristol.

    0967    Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution recognizing Albert Coombs.

    0968    Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution recognizing Alice Coombs.

    0969    Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution congratulating Jose Masso.

    0970    Councilor Campbell offered the following: Resolution congratulating Lakiesha Scardoni.

    0971    Councilor Campbell offered the following: Resolution congratulating Kaitlinn Calcaterra.

    0972    Councilor Ciommo on behalf of all the City Councilors offered the following: Resolution recognizing Diane Smith.

    0973    Councilors Ciommo and Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution recognizing Beverly Ng.

    0974    Councilors Ciommo and Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution recognizing Joseph Rowland.

    0975    Councilors Ciommo and Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution recognizing Ado Jean-Noel.

    0976    Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution recognizing Patricia Brown.

    0977    Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution recognizing Adele Chiachio.

    0978    Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution recognizing Mary Rizzo.

    0979    Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution recognizing Margaret Lynch.

    0980    Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution recognizing Dr. Julie Silberman.

    0981    Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution in memory of Peter J. Limone.

    0982    Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution in memory of Edward Contilli.

    0983    Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution in memory of Patricia S. "Mazzie" Hagerty.

    0984    Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution recognizing Ellen Parker.

    0985    Councilors McCarthy and O'Malley offered the following: Resolution recognizing Tom Donahue.

    0986    Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution in memory of Antonio Cillo.

    0987    Councilor Campbell offered the following: Resolution congratulating the Boston Scholars of District 4.

    0988    Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution recognizing Alice Lynch.

    0989    Councilor Linehan offered the following: Resolution congratulating Wildeny Tejeda-Mejia.

    0990    Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution in memory of John Gottschalk.

    0991    Councilor Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution recognizing William Smith.

    0992    Councilors McCarthy and Campbell offered the following: Resolution recognizing five people for being honored as the District 5 Unsung Heroes.

    0993    Councilors O’Malley and Jackson offered the following: Resolution recognizing Latisha Scott.

    0994    Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution recognizing Howard Stein Hudson.

    0995    Councilor Pressley offered the following: Resolution recognizing Hazel Bell.

    0996    Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution recognizing Jean Leslie Morgan

    0997    Councilor Pressley offered the following: Resolution recognizing Christina Riguad.

     

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