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City Council meeting

The City Council is holding a meeting on November 15 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:

    1424 Message and order for an approval of an appropriations of One Hundred Twenty-Three Million Fifty-Five Thousand Four Hundred Thirteen Dollars ($123,055,413.00) for the purpose of paying cost of the Boston Arts Academy, which is a new school facility to be built on the site of the current Boston Arts Academy located at 174 Ipswich Street in the City of Boston.

    1425 Message and order authorizing the acceptance of the provision of Section 3 of Chapter 64N of the General Laws, which allows a municipality that accepts that section to impose a local state tax of up to 3 percent upon the sale of transfer of marijuana or marijuana products by a recreational marijuana retailer. The Order also sets the rate of the local sales tax on marijuana at the maximum-allowed 3 percent rate.

  3. REPORTS OF PUBLIC OFFICERS AND OTHERS:

    1426 Notice was received of the contract for payment in lieu of taxes (Pilot) agreement entered into by and among the City of Boston, the Economic Development and Industrial Corporation of Boston and TS Partners, LLC.

    1427 Petition of Star Shuttle, Inc., for a license to operate motor vehicles for the carriage of passengers for hire over certain streets in Boston.

    1428 Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Javier Flores, as a member to the Boston Fair Housing Commission for a term expiring July 1, 2020.

    1429 Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Deborah Wright, as a member to the Boston Employment Commission for a term expiring July 1, 2018.

    1430 Notice was received from the Mayor of his absence from the City from 3:00 P.M. on Saturday, November 11th, until 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, November 18, 2017.

     

  4. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:

    1192 The Committee on Parks, Recreation and Transportation, to which was referred on September 13, 2017 Docket #1192, Petition of SB Partners, LLC, for a license to operate motor vehicles for the carriage of passengers for hire over certain city streets in Boston, submits a report recommending the petition ought to be placed on file.

    1193 The Committee on Parks, Recreation and Transportation, to which was referred on September 13, 2017 Docket #1193, Petition of Hiren Boston, LLC, for a license to operate motor vehicles for the carriage of passengers for hire over certain city streets in Boston, submits a report recommending the petition ought to be placed on file.

  5. MOTIONS, ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS:

    1431 Councilors McCarthy and Wu offered the following: Resolution in Support of Bill H.2723-An Act Establishing a Rapid Transportation Pilot for the Fairmount Corridor.

    1432 Councilor Zakim offered the following: An Ordinance Increasing Access to Voter Registration

    1433 Councilor Flaherty offered the following: Order that the City Council’s Special Committee on the Community Preservation Act hold interviews of finalists for appointment to the Community Preservation Community.

  6. PERSONNEL ORDERS:

    1434 Councilor Wu for Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employees Jacqueline Franks, Deborah Glennon, Thomas R. Jackson, Kevin McLaughlin, and Daniel Polanco in City Council effective Saturday, November 18, 2017.

    1435 Councilor Wu for Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employees Jacqueline Franks, Deborah Glennon, Thomas R. Jackson, Kevin McLaughlin, and Daniel Polanco in City Council effective Saturday, November 25, 2017.

    1436 Councilor Wu offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Robert Julien in City Council.

  7. GREEN SHEETS:

    Legislative Calendar for November 15, 2017.
     

  8. CONSENT AGENDA:

    1437 Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution in memory of Michael Habicht.

    1438 Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution recognizing Paul Waple.

    1439 Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution in memory of John E. McBride Jr.

    1440 Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution in memory of Carol A. Fales.

    1441 Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution congratulating Barbara Maldero.

    1442 Councilor Pressley offered the following: Resolution recognizing eleven people for their participation at the Boston Kiddie Carnival 2017.

    1443 Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution congratulating fifteen business and people on being named an East Boston Chamber of Commerce Prosperity Award recipient.

    1444 Councilor Pressley offered the following: Resolution in memory of Frances Imani Marie Butler.

    1445 Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution in memory of Marie Habicht Ramos.

    1446 Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing Puerto Rican Veterans.

    1447 Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution in memory of Francis McMurray.

    1448 Councilor Zakim offered the following: Resolution in memory of Shirley Slater.

    1449 Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution recognizing Glenn Williams.

    1450 Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing nine people for receiving the "Hombre Increible Award".  .

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