City Council meeting
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- APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES:
COMMUNICATIONS FROM HIS HONOR, THE MAYOR:
1249 Message and order approving a supplemental appropriation of Thirty-One Million One Hundred Twenty-Two Thousand Seven Hundred Forty-Three Dollars ( $31,122,743.00) for the Boston Public Schools for FY18, to cover cost items contained within the collective bargaining agreement between the Boston School Committee and Boston Teachers Union, Local 66, AFT-Mass, AFL-CIO. The terms of the contract are September 1, 2016 through August 31, 2018. The major provisions of the contracts include a base wage increase of 2% in September 2016 and 3% in September 2017. The FY18 budget request included a Reserve for Collective Bargaining - a separate appropriation to fund projected collective bargaining increases. A separate order has been filed to reduce the appropriation to support $20,000,000.00 of the supplemental request. The remaining $11,122,743 will be supported with other general revenues.
1250 Message and order to reduce the appropriation for the reserve for Collective Bargaining by Twenty Million Dollars ($20,000,000.00) to provide funding for the Boston School Department for the FY18 cost items contained within the collective bargaining agreement between the Boston School Committee and the Boston Teachers Union Local 66, AFT-Mass, AFL-CIO.
1251 Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Fifteen Thousand Dollars ($15,000.00) in the form of a grant awarded by Whole Foods Market for the Mayor's Mural Crew, to be administered by the Office of Arts and Culture.
REPORTS OF PUBLIC OFFICERS AND OTHERS:
1252 Communication was received from Council President Wu notifying the public that the date and location for the next two meetings of the Boston City Council are being changed to Tuesday, September 19, 2017 and Thursday, September 28, 2017 at Historic Faneuil Hall located at One Faneuil Hall Square, Boston, MA 02109.
MATTERS RECENTLY HEARD-FOR POSSIBLE ACTION:
0199 Order that the Committee on Healthy Women, Families and Communities will host a series of policy briefings related to key topics in early education and childcare.
MOTIONS, ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS:
1253 Councilor Zakim offered the following: Order suspending Rule 34 of the Rules of the Boston City Council, Municipal Years 2016-2017, to allow the City Council's Special Committee in Civil Rights to hold a hearing on Docket #1061, order for a hearing regarding voter registration in the City of Boston, on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 6:00 PM.
1254 Councilor Wu for Councilor Campbell offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Cheryl Harding in City Council.
1255 Councilor Wu for Councilor Zakim offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Jamie W. Howell-Walton in City Council.
Legislative Calendar for September 19, 2017.
1256 Councilor Pressley offered the following: Resolution congratulating Mrs. Christobel Daly.
1257 Councilor Flaherty offered the following: Resolution recognizing Rafael Devers.
1258 Councilor Flaherty offered the following: Resolution recognizing Eduardo Nunez.
1259 Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution recognizing Clark Moulaison.
1260 Councilor Baker offered the following: Resolution congratulating the Harbor Point Community Task Force.
1261 Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution in memory of Anthony F. "Rudy" Villani.
1262 Councilor Campbell offered the following: Resolution recognizing Engine 52 and Ladder 29 Firefighters.
1263 Councilor Campbell offered the following: Resolution recognizing Dorchester and Mattapan EMT First Responders.
1264 Councilor Campbell offered the following: Resolution recognizing Boston Police Department B-3.
1265 Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution in memory of Eric D. Pina.
1266 Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution in memory of John Linso.
1267 Councilor Flaherty offered the following: Resolution in memory of Elias Aboujaoude.
1268 Councilor Linehan offered the following: Resolution in memory of Mary "Jackie" Lee.