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Last updated: 12/13/2017 - 8:00am

City Council meeting

The City Council is holding a meeting on December 6 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. COMMUNICATIONS FROM HIS HONOR, THE MAYOR:e this notice with the agenda when it's available.

    1521 Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Seventeen Thousand Dollars ($17,000.00) in the form of a grant for the Climate Ready Boston Leaders Program, awarded by various donors to be administered by the Environment Department. This grant will fund increased community education and awareness of climate impacts and possible solutions.

    1522 Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Three Thousand Nine Hundred Twenty-Two Dollars and Eighty-Eight Cents ($3,922.88) in the form of a grant for Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force Program Support grant, awarded by the United States Department of Justice, passed through the MA Executive Office of Public Safety & Security, to be administered by the Police Department. The grant will fund the reimbursement of four officers traveling to the 2017 Internet Crimes Against Children Conference in Tampa, FL from December 11, 2017 through December 13, 2017.

    1523 Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000.00) for the FY18 Sustainable Materials Recovery Program awarded by the MA Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs to be administered by the Environment Department. The grant will fund existing waste reduction program or facilitate new low cost initiatives.

     

  2. REPORTS OF PUBLIC OFFICERS AND OTHERS:

    1524 Notice was received from the Mayor of the reappointment of Joanne Goldstein as a member of the Boston Compensation Advisory Board for a term expiring June 30, 2021.

    1525 Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Natacha Thomas as a member of The Living Wage Advisory Committee for a term expiring March 18, 2018

    1526 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 October 25, 2017.

    1527 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 November 1, 2017.

  3. 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.

    1470 Message and order for the confirmation of the re-appointment of Terri North as a member of the Back Bay West/ Bay State Road Architectural Conservation Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2020.

    1471 Message and order for the confirmation of the re-appointment of Pamela Beale as a member of the Back Bay West/ Bay State Road Architectural Conservation Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2020.

    1472 Message and order for the confirmation of the re-appointment of Ruth Knopf as a member of the Bay Village Historic District Commission for a term expiring April 1, 2020.

    1473 Message and order for the confirmation of the re-appointment of Kathleen McDermott as a member of the Bay Village Historic District Commission for a term expiring April 1, 2020.

    1474 Message and order for the confirmation of the re-appointment of Stephen Dunwell as an alternate member of the Bay Village Historic District Commission for a term expiring April 1, 2020.

    1475 Message and order for the confirmation of the re-appointment of Thomas Hotaling as an alternate member of the Boston Landmarks Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2020.

    1476 Message and order for the confirmation of the re-appointment of Lynn Smiledge as a full member of the Boston Landmarks Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2020.

    1477 Message and order for the confirmation of the re-appointment of Kirsten Hoffman as a full member of the Boston Landmarks Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2019.

    1478 Message and order for the confirmation of the re-appointment of David Berarducci as a full member of the Boston Landmarks Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2020.

    1479 Message and order for the confirmation of the re-appointment of Felicia Jacques as a member of the Boston Landmarks Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2019.

    1480 Message and order for the confirmation of the re-appointment of Diana Parcon as an alternate member of the Boston Landmarks Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2019.

    1481 Message and order for the confirmation of the appointment of Francoise Elise as a member of the Saint Botolph Architectural Conservation District Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2020.

    1482 Message and order for the confirmation of the re-appointment of John Karoff as a member of the Fort Point Channel Landmark District Commission for a term expiring May 1, 2020.

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

    1064 Ordinance to Provide for the Safe Disposal of Sharps.

    0293 Order for a hearing to discuss Boston Public Schools' Student Assignment Process.

  4. MOTIONS, ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS:

    1528 Councilor Wu offered the following: Order proposing that the City Council enter Executive Session to discuss internal personnel matters during the meeting on December 6, 2017.

    1529 Councilors Zakim and Pressley offered the following: Order for a hearing regarding sexual harassment policy in the Boston City Council.

  5. PERSONNEL ORDERS:

    1530 Councilor Wu for Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employees Katherine Carangelo, Janet L. Knott, Christian Orlando and Lori Toscano in City Council effective December 2, 2017.

    1531 Councilor Wu for Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employees Katherine Carangelo, Janet L. Knott, Christian Orlando and Lori Toscano in City Council effective December 9, 2017.

    1532 Councilor Wu for Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employees William MacGregor, Jessica Morris, Shannon M. Murphy, and William Poff-Webster in City Council effective December 2, 2017.

    1533 Councilor Wu for Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employees William MacGregor, Jessica Morris, Shannon M. Murphy and William Poff-Webster in City Council effective December 9, 2017.

    1534 Councilor Wu for Councilor Baker offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employees Amanda Curley, Amy Frigulietti, Joseph M. McEachern and Shane Pac in City Council effective December 2, 2017.

    1535 Councilor Wu for Councilor Baker offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employees Amanda Curley, Amy Frigulietti, Joseph M. McEachern and Shane Pac in City Council effective December 9, 2017.

    1536 Councilor Wu for Councilor Essaibi-George offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employees Anthony Caldarelli, Karen Foley, Nadine F. Jean, Alana Olsen, Deborah A. Reiff, Jessica Rodriguez and William Smith in City Council effective December 2, 2017.

    1537 Councilor Wu for Councilor Essaibi-George offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employees Karen Foley, Nadine F. Jean, Alana Olsen, Deborah A. Reiff and Jessica Rodriguez in City Council effective December 9, 2017.

    1538 Councilor Wu for Councilor Essaibi-George offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employees Anthony Caldarelli and William Smith in City Council effective December 9, 2017.

    1539 Councilor Wu offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employees Ron Cobb, Michelle A.L. Goldberg, Kerry Jordan, Juan A. Lopez, Cora F. Montrond, Candace Morales, Christine O'Donnell, Lorraine Schettino, Kathleen M. Sullivan and Yuleidy Valdez in City Council effective December 2, 2017.

    1540 Councilor Wu offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employees Ron Cobb, Michelle A.L. Goldberg, Kerry Jordan, Juan A. Lopez, Cora F. Montrond, Candace Morales, Christine O'Donnell, Lorraine Schettino, Kathleen M. Sullivan and Yuleidy Valdez in City Council effective December 9, 2017.

    1541 Councilor Wu offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employees David Vittorini, Jr. and Sophia Wang in City Council effective December 2, 2017.

    1542 Councilor Wu offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employees David Vittorini, Jr. and Sophia Wang in City Council effective December 9, 2017.

  6. GREEN SHEETS:

    Legislative Calendar for December 6, 2017.

  7. CONSENT AGENDA:

    1543 Councilor Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution in memory of Anne Carens Leahy.

    1544 Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution recognizing RISE's one year anniversary for their outstanding efforts on behalf of the Roslindale community.

    1545 Councilor Pressley offered the following: Resolution in memory of Mr. Albin O'Brian Russell.

    1546 Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution congratulating Mary Colleameno.

    1547 Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution in memory of Frank S. Scalfani.

    1548 Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution in memory of Frederick James Wurre

    1549 Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution in memory of Barbara A. A’Hearn.

    1550 Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution recognizing Edwin "Bud" Waite.

    1551 Councilors Essaibi-George and McCarthy offered the following: Resolution recognizing nine people for their commitment and dedication supporting Mattapan Tech's Workforce Development Initiatives.

    1552 Councilor LaMattina offered the following: Resolution in memory of Salvatore Speranza.

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