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City Council Committee on Government Operations hearing on Docket #0775

The Committee will hold a hearing on Docket #0775, Ordinance Amending City of Boston Code, Ordinances, Chapter VII, Sections 7-2.1 and 7-2.2, Building Energy Reporting and Disclosure (BERDO). The Chair of the Committee is Councilor Lydia Edwards.  The sponsor of the docket is Councilor Matt O'Malley.

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Docket #0775

    Ordinance Amending City of Boston Code, Ordinances, Chapter VII, Sections 7-2.1 and 7-2.2, Building Energy Reporting and Disclosure (BERDO).  This matter was sponsored by Councilor Matt O’Malley and was referred to the Committee on June 16, 2021. 

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

    Attendance

    In accordance with Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, modifying certain requirements of the Open Meeting Law and relieving public bodies of certain requirements, including the requirement that public bodies conduct its meetings in a public place that is open and physically accessible to the public, the City Council will be conducting this hearing virtually.  This enables the City Council to carry out its responsibilities while adhering to public health accommodations and ensuring public access to its deliberations through adequate, alternative means.  The public may watch this meeting via livestream at boston.gov/city-council-tv and on Xfinity 8/RCN 82/Verizon 964.  It will also be re-broadcasted at a later date on Xfinity 8/RCN 82/Verizon 964.

    Public Testimony

    Written comments may be sent to the Committee or staff email (below) and will be made a part of the record and available to all Councilors. Members of the public wishing to testify virtually via videoconference should email the staff contact for a link and instructions to do so.

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