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Committee on City and Neighborhood Services hearing on Docket #0846

One Hundred Twenty Thousand Dollars ($120,000.00) - Community Compact IT Grant

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Docket #0846

    Docket #0846 - 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 Community Compact IT Grant, awarded by the MA Executive Office of Administration and Finance to be administered by the Department of Innovation & Technology. The grant will fund enhanced technology and configuration management that leverages artificial intelligence and machine learning.

    This matter is sponsored by the Mayor and was referred to the Committee on City and Neighborhood Services on July 21, 2021.

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


    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 recommendations and ensuring public access to its deliberations through adequate, alternative means. The public may watch this meeting via live stream at or via broadcast on Xfinity 8, RCN 82, Fios 964.

    Public Testimony

    Written testimony may be sent to the Committee or staff emails (below) and will be made part of the record and available to all Councilors. Members of the public are cordially invited to view and testify via Zoom Meeting. Please email for the Zoom link. A comprehensive list of ways to view and participate in this hearing will be posted on line prior to the start of the hearing at

    • Committee Liaison: Juan Lopez
    • Mail Address: Boston City Council, One City Hall Plaza, Boston, MA  02201
    • Fax Number: (617) 635-4203 – Attn: Docket #0846
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