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Last updated: 02/03/2017 - 10:31am

City Council Committee on Environment and Sustainability hearing (O'Malley)

Canceled: Due to the expected snowstorm, this hearing has been rescheduled to February 13 at 10 a.m.

Watch the hearing on Comcast 8, RCN 82, or online at

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. To be discussed is: Docket #0248

    Message and order authorizing the City of  Boston Environment Department  to accept and expend a grant of Eight Hundred Thirty-Five Thousand Dollars ($835,000) from the Barr Foundation, the grant would fund a set of community level resilience strategies recommended by the Green Ribbon Commission to address climate risk.

    This matter was sponsored by the Mayor and referred to the Committee on February 1, 2017.

    Public testimony

    Members of the public are cordially invited to attend and testify.  If you have not testified at a Council hearing before, please arrive (5) minutes before the call of the hearing to sign up and become familiar with the hearing format, testimony locations, and sound system.  Please bring fifteen (15) copies of any written documentation you wish to present at the hearing.

    Written comments may be made part of the record and available to all Councilors by sending them by email, fax, or mail to arrive before the hearing, please use the information below:

    Mail Address: Docket #0248 | City Council, City Hall, Fifth Floor | Boston, MA 02201
    Fax Number: 617-635-4203 | Attn: Cora Montrond Docket #0248
    Committee Email:
    Staff Email: Cora.Montrond@Boston.Gov
    Staff Telephone: 617-635-4562

    NOTICE: The Boston City Council may have a quorum in attendance due to standing Council committees consisting of both voting and non-voting members.  However, members attending this duly posted meeting participate and deliberate only in conjunction with the business of this standing committee.