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Last updated: 06/14/2017 - 3:35pm

City Council meeting

The City Council is holding a meeting on September 13 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. PETITIONS, MEMORIALS AND REMONSTRANCES:

    1192 Petition of SB Partners, LLC, for a license to operate motor vehicles for the carriage of passengers for hire over certain streets in Boston.

    1193 Petition of Hiren Boston, LLC, for a license to operate motor vehicles for the carriage of passengers for hire over certain streets in Boston.

  3. REPORTS OF PUBLIC OFFICERS AND OTHERS:

    1194 Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Richard DePiano, as Temporary First Assistant Collector-Treasurer for a period of sixty days, effective September 6, 2017.

    1195 Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Anthony Dello Iacono, as Temporary Second Assistant Collector-Treasurer for a period of sixty days, effective September 6, 2017.

    1196 Communication was received from Martin R. Healy, attorney at Goodwin Law, regarding Notice of Financing to the Report and Decision on the Application for Approval of Boston Garden Development Corp. and Boston Properties Limited Partnership.

  4. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:

    0177 The Committee on Government Operations, to which was referred on January 25, 2017 Docket #0177, message and order approving a Home Rule Petition to the General Court entitled “An Act Relative to Boards and Commissions of the City of Boston", submits a report recommending the home rule petition ought to pass in a new draft.

  5. MATTERS RECENTLY HEARD-FOR POSSIBLE ACTION:

    0820 Order for a hearing to discuss a policy reform and public education project with the National Black Women's Justice Institute (NBWJI) and the Boston City Council.

    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.

    1007 Message and order for the confirmation of the re-appointment of David Marr as a member to the Zoning Commission for a term ending on May 1, 2020.

    1008 Message and order for the confirmation of the re-appointment of Jill Hatton as a member to the Zoning Commission for a term ending on May 1, 2020.

    1009 Message and order for the confirmation of the appointment of Elliot Guerreroas a member to the Zoning Commission for a term ending on May 1, 2020.

  6. MOTIONS, ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS:

    1197 Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Order for a hearing regarding the City's responsiveness to extreme weather events.

    1198 Councilors Pressley and Campbell offered the following: Resolution urging the Legislature to pass H.742 An Act Amending Victim Compensation Statute.

    1199 Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution Supporting H.R. 2358 Chinese American WWII Veterans Gold Medal Act.

    1200 Councilor Wu offered the following: Ordinance regarding the Right to Charge.

    1201 Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution Opposing the Federal Government's Decision to End the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program.

  7. PERSONNEL ORDERS:

    1202 Councilor Wu offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Dan Cushing in City Council.

    1203 Councilor Wu for Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Cyerrah S. Walker in City Council.

    1204 Councilor Wu for Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Christian Orlando in City Council.

    1205 Councilor Wu for Councilor Essaibi-George offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee William F. Smith in City Council.

    1206 Councilor Wu for Councilor Essaibi-George offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Anthony Caldarelli in City Council.

    1207 Councilor Wu for Councilor Campbell offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Cheryl Harding in City Council.

  8. GREEN SHEETS:

    Legislative Calendar for September 13, 2017.

  9. CONSENT AGENDA:

    1208 Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution recognizing James T. Garrett Jr.

    1209 Councilor Baker offered the following: Resolution recognizing Anne Crowley.

    1210 Councilor Pressley offered the following: Resolution recognizing Dr. David McKenzie.

    1211 Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution in memory of Michael Miranda.

    1212 Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution in memory of Nakieka Taylor.

    1213 Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution recognizing Angelina Camacho.

    1214 Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution recognizing Monica Cannon.

    1215 Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution recognizing DiDi Delgado.

    1216 Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution in memory of Eleanor Desmond Simonini.

    1217 Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution congratulating Lorraine Johnson & Andre Filf Dorfainvil.

    1218 Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution in memory of Captain Robert Y. Haley.

    1219 Councilor Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution recognizing Hobart Park Neighborhood Association.

    1220 Councilor Linehan offered the following: Resolution recognizing Chief Joseph Michael Casey.

    1221 Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution in memory of Steven 'Hoss' J. Giannetti.

    1222 Councilor Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution recognizing the South End Forum on #StoriesNotStigma Campaign.

    1223 Councilor Baker offered the following: Resolution in memory of Lowell Kingsley.

    1224 Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution: in memory of Freeman Allan Woodson.

    1225 Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution in memory of Serafina Smigiliani.

    1226 Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution in memory of Paula Joyce Buckley.

    1227 Councilor Pressley offered the following: Resolution congratulating Mr. Mark A. Simmons.

    1228 Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing four people for their accomplishments in poetry.

    1229 Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing Shirley Wood.

    1230 Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution in memory of Bessie L. Ranere.

    1231 Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution congratulating the Asian American Association of Boston.

    1232 Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution proclaiming September 9th, 2017, as Tour de Streets Day in the City of Boston.

    1233 Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing Trotter Park as a Peace Zone in the City of Boston.

    1234 Councilor Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution recognizing George Physic for serving as the Supervisor of Attendance for Boston Public Schools

    1235 Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution recognizing Captain Kenneth Fong.

    1236 Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution recognizing The East Boston Soup Kitchen.

    1237 Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution recognizing James "Jim" Luisi.

    1238 Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution in Memory of Felix "Phil" Anthony Faiella.

     

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