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City Council meeting

The City Council is holding a meeting on August 23 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:

    1124 Message and order to reduce the appropriation for the reserve for Collective Bargaining by Eighty-One Thousand Two Hundred Twenty-Two Dollars ($81,222.00) to provide funding for the Inspectional Services Department for the FY18 increases contained within the collective bargaining agreements between the City of Boston and the Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 6.

    1125 Message and order approving a supplemental appropriation of Eighty-One Thousand Two Hundred Twenty-Two Dollars ($81,222.00) Inspectional Services Department to cover FY18 cost items contained within the collective bargaining agreement between the City of Boston and the Office of Professional Employees International Union, Local 6.

    Filed in Office of the City Clerk August 21, 2017.

    1126 Message and order to accept for the benefit of the City of Boston a donation of office furniture for use by the Mayor's Office of Economic Development. The office furniture, specifically office chairs, will be used to update the office, which will further facilitate the office's services and benefit the residents of Boston.

  3. REPORTS OF PUBLIC OFFICERS AND OTHERS:

    1127 Notice was received from the Mayor of the re-appointment of Jesse Jeter, as a member of the Boston Employment Commission for a term expiring July 1, 2019.

    1128 Notice was received from the Mayor of the re-appointment of Anne Connolly, as an Associate Commissioner to the Parks and Recreation Commission for a term expiring January 17, 2021.

    1129 Notice was received from the Mayor of the re-appointment of Onyen Yong, as a member to the Boston Fair Housing Commission for a term expiring July 1, 2020.

    1130 Notice was received from the Mayor of the re-appointment of Egobudike Ezedi Jr., as a member to the Boston Fair Housing Commission for a term expiring July 1, 2020.

    1131 Notice was received from the Mayor of the re-appointment of Michelle Feliz-Rosario, as a member to the Boston Fair Housing Commission for a term expiring July 1, 2020.

    1132 Notice was received from the Mayor of his absence from the City from 9:00 A.M. on Wednesday, August 2nd, until 12:00 P.M. on Saturday, August 8, 2017.

    1133 Communication was received from Brian P. Golden, Director of the Boston Planning and Development Agency regarding Proposed Minor Modification to the South End Urban Renewal Plan, Project No. Mass.R-56 with respect to Parcel 200.

    1134 Communication was received from Brian P. Golden, Director of the Boston Planning and Development Agency regarding Proposed Minor Modification to the South Cove Urban Renewal Plan, Project No. Mass. R-92, with respect to Parcel P-12.

    1135 Notice was received from the Auditing Department providing the Fiscal Year 2018 Payroll Allotment Schedules for all City Departments.

    1136 Communication was received from Ronald W. Rakow, Assessing Commissioner, of the appointment of Beninson Pena as an Assistant Assessor.

    1137 The Constable Bonds of Jorge Mendoza and Carl Jean-Louis have been duly approved by the Collector-Treasurer, were received and approved under the usual terms and conditions.

    1138 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 July 12, 2017.

    1139 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 August 2, 2017.

    1140 Notice was received from the Mayor of his absence from the City from 9:00 P.M. on Monday, August 21 until Tuesday, August 22.

  4. MATTERS RECENTLY HEARD-FOR POSSIBLE ACTION:

    0918 Order for a hearing regarding health care provider parking permits in the City of Boston.

  5. MOTIONS, ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS:

    1141 Councilor Zakim offered the following: Resolution Urging the Extension of Temporary Protected Status.

    1142 Councilors Pressley and Zakim offered the following: Resolution calling for Public Officials to Condemn Pro-Nazi, White Nationalist, and White Supremacist Ideologies.

    1143 Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution recognizing and remembering Richard Laughlin O'Leary for his honorable service in Vietnam by dedicating the intersection of Forest Hills St. and Robeson St. in Jamaica Plain in his memory.

    1144 Councilors O'Malley and Wu offered the following: Resolution in support of extending MBTA Green Line streetcar service on South Huntington Avenue from Heath Street to Hyde Square in Jamaica Plain.

    1145 Councilor Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution declaring August 31, 2017 Overdose Awareness Day in the City of Boston.

    1146 Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution Calling for the Removal of the Georges Island Confederate Memorial.

    1147 Councilor Flaherty offered the following: Resolution Supporting H.3081, Allowing For Court Orders To Temporarily Separate At-Risk Individuals From Firearms.

    1148 Councilor Wu offered the following: Order creating the Special Committee on the Community Preservation Act.

  6. PERSONNEL ORDERS:

    1149 Councilor Wu for Councilor Campbell offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employees Sean Cheatum, Cheryl R. Harding, Elizabeth J. Pimentel and Juwan Skeens in City Council.

    1150 Councilor Wu for Councilor Essaibi-George offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Deborah A. Reiff in City Council.

  7.   CONSENT AGENDA:

    1151 Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution recognizing Debra Millerick.

    1151 Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution recognizing Debra Millerick.

    1152    Councilor Baker offered the following: Resolution congratulation William O'Connell.

    1153    Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing seven teachers participating in the Boston International Robotics Summer Camp.

    1154    Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing thirteen students participating in the Boston International Robotics Camp.

    1155    Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution recognizing six people for their contribution and social work.

    1156    Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution recognizing seven people for their commitment to the Dominican Community.

    1157    Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution recognizing four people for their community service.

    1158    Councilors Baker and Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution declaring Lisa Barry Milliea Day and honoring the life that she lived.

    1159    Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution in memory of Barbara B. Walsh.

    1160    Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution recognizing Juan Machado.

    1161    Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution recognizing Gerri McElmoyle.

    1162    Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution recognizing Celestine Parham.

    1163    Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution recognizing the Mejia Family.

    1164    Councilor Baker offered the following: Resolution recognizing Christopher Burke.

    1165    Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution in memory of Rose Marie (Frallicciardi) Gomes.

    1166    Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution in memory of Mary J. (Dennehy) Morrissey.

    1167    Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution recognizing Ryan Harrell.

    1168    Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution in memory of Joan Kenney.

    1169    Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution in memory of James Sonny Hemingway.

    1170    Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution recognizing Rona Cronin.

    1171    Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution in memory of Dr. John D. Meola Sr.

    1172    Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution in memory of Priscilla A. Falter.

    1173    Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution in memory of Maria Papavassiliou.

    1174    Councilor Baker offered the following: Resolution recognizing Jay Richards.

    1175    Councilors Campbell and McCarthy offered the following: Resolution congratulating Henrietta McKenzie.

    1176    Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution in memory of Josephine Lydon.

    1177    Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution recognizing Bladimir Cuevas.

    1178    Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution recognizing Jessica Lamour.

    1179    Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution recognizing Yaa Opoku.

    1180    Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution congratulating Karen and Jimmy Klidaras.

    1181    Councilor Flaherty offered the following: Resolution congratulating Edwin F. Hamilton.

    1182    Councilor Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution recognizing Learn To Cope.

    1183    Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing Chinese American Citizens Alliance.

    1184    Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing National Asian Women's Association.

    1185    Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution congratulating Kevin Gallagher.

    1186    Councilor Essaibi-George offered the following resolution: Recognizing Six families of Boston Police Officers.

    1187    Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution in memory of Phyllis Abbatessa-Dwyer.

    1188    Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution recognizing Noah Adamson.

    1189    Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution recognizing John White.

    1152 Councilor Baker offered the following: Resolution congratulation William O'Connell.

    1153 Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing seven teachers participating in the Boston International Robotics Summer Camp.

    1154 Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing thirteen students participating in the Boston International Robotics Camp.

    1155 Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution recognizing six people for their contribution and social work.

    1156 Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution recognizing seven people for their commitment to the Dominican Community.

    1157 Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution recognizing four people for their community service.

    1158 Councilors Baker and Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution declaring Lisa Barry Milliea Day and honoring the life that she lived.

    1159 Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution in memory of Barbara B. Walsh.

    1160 Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution recognizing Juan Machado.

    1161 Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution recognizing Gerri McElmoyle.

    1162 Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution recognizing Celestine Parham.

    1163 Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution recognizing the Mejia Family.

    1164 Councilor Baker offered the following: Resolution recognizing Christopher Burke.

    1165 Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution in memory of Rose Marie (Frallicciardi) Gomes.

    1166 Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution in memory of Mary J. (Dennehy) Morrissey.

    1167 Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution recognizing Ryan Harrell.

    1168 Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution in memory of Joan Kenney.

    1169 Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution in memory of James Sonny Hemingway.

    1170 Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution recognizing Rona Cronin.

    1171 Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution in memory of Dr. John D. Meola Sr.

    1172 Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution in memory of Priscilla A. Falter.

    1173 Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution in memory of Maria Papavassiliou.

    1174 Councilor Baker offered the following: Resolution recognizing Jay Richards.

    1175 Councilors Campbell and McCarthy offered the following: Resolution congratulating Henrietta McKenzie.

    1176 Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution in memory of Josephine Lydon.

    1177 Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution recognizing Bladimir Cuevas.

    1178 Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution recognizing Jessica Lamour.

    1179 Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution recognizing Yaa Opoku.

    1180 Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution congratulating Karen and Jimmy Klidaras.

    1181 Councilor Flaherty offered the following: Resolution congratulating Edwin F. Hamilton.

    1182 Councilor Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution recognizing Learn To Cope.

    1183 Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing Chinese American Citizens Alliance.

    1184 Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing National Asian Women's Association.

    1185 Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution congratulating Kevin Gallagher.

    1186 Councilor Essaibi-George offered the following resolution: Recognizing Six families of Boston Police Officers.

    1187 Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution in memory of Phyllis Abbatessa-Dwyer.

    1188 Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution recognizing Noah Adamson.

    1189 Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution recognizing John White.

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