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City Council Committee on Government Operations Working Session on Docket #0397

The Committee will hold a working session on Docket #0397, ordinance on surveillance oversight and information sharing. The Chair of the Committee is Councilor Lydia Edwards. The sponsors of the docket are Councilor Ricardo Arroyo and Councilor Michelle Wu.

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  1. Docket #0397

    Ordinance on surveillance oversight and information sharing, referred to the Committee on March 3, 2021.  The sponsors of this docket are Councilor Ricardo Arroyo and Councilor Michelle Wu.

    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 working session 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 working session 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 working session via live stream at and live on Xfinity 8/RCN 82/Verizon 964.  It will also be re-broadcasted at a later date.  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. 

    Mail Address:  Docket #0397 City Council, City Hall, 5th Floor, Boston MA 02201

    Fax Number:  617-635-4203 Attn: Christine O’Donnell, Docket #0397


    Staff Email:    Staff Telephone617-635-1185

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