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Last updated: 10/02/2017 - 4:20pm

City Council meeting

UPDATE: This meeting was moved to September 28 at 12 p.m. We're also now holding the meeting at Historic Faneuil Hall.

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:

    1270 Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of One Hundred Seventy Thousand Seventeen Dollars ($170,017.00) in the form of a grant for the Community Transit Grant Program, awarded by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to be administered by Elderly Commission. The grant will fund mobility management software and hardware that would improve efficiency of Senior Shuttle operations.

    1271 Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of One Hundred Twenty Thousand Dollars ($120,000.00) in the form of a grant for the Love Your Block Initiative. The initiative funding comes from various donors to be administered by Neighborhood Services. The grant will fund a mini grant program for Neighborhood Beautification projects.

  3. REPORTS OF PUBLIC OFFICERS AND OTHERS:

    1272 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 23, 2017.

  4. MATTERS RECENTLY HEARD-FOR POSSIBLE ACTION:

    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 $11,122,743.00 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.

     

  5. MOTIONS, ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS:

    1273 Councilor Wu offered the following: Order proposing the City Council enter Executive Session to Consider Internal Administrative Matters

    1274 Councilor Zakim offered the following: Order for a Hearing Regarding Corporate-Rental and Short-Term Rental Housing

  6. PERSONNEL ORDERS:

    1275 Councilor Wu for Councilor Pressley offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee John A. Liriano in City Council.

    1276 Councilor Wu offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Tevin Texeria in City Council.

  7. GREEN SHEETS:

    Legislative Calendar for September 28, 2017.

  8. CONSENT AGENDA:

    1277 Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution recognizing Linda Lyons.

    1278 Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolutions recognizing five people for outstanding community support and outreach throughout the City of Boston.

    1279 Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution recognizing Enrique Pepen.

    1280 Councilor Zakim offered the following: Resolution in memory of Jennifer Maiola.

    1281 Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing Patriarch Bechara Peter Cardinal Rai.

    1282 Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution congratulating Republic of China on its 106th anniversary of its founding.

    1283 Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolutions recognizing five artists.

    1284 Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution congratulating Oscar Johnson.

    1285 Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing Bishop William E. Dickerson II.

    1286 Councilor Flaherty offered the following: Resolution recognizing Brent A. Wilkes.

    1287 Councilor Jackson offered the following: Resolution recognizing Anthony (Tony) Richards.

    1288 Councilor Pressley offered the following: Resolution recognizing The Pucker Gallery.

    1289 Councilors O'Malley and Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution recognizing David Lapin.

    1290 Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolutions recognizing 12 people from the ACTS Summer Enrichment Program.

    1291 Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolutions recognizing 9 recipients of the Shattuck Awards.

    1292 Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution in memory of Lynn Woods.

    1293 Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution in memory of Hugh Murphy.

    1294 Councilor Baker offered the following: Resolution recognizing Christine Whittemore.

    1295 Councilor Baker offered the following: Resolution recognizing Sam Corey.

     

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