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City Council meeting

The City Council is holding a meeting on December 7 at 12 p.m.

All City Council meetings are held at 12 p.m. (noon) in the Christopher A. Iannella Chamber on the fifth floor of Boston City Hall, unless otherwise noted. All meetings are open to the public and are also available on Xfinity Channel 8, RCN 82, Fios 964, and livestream via City Council TV.

Discussion Topics

  1. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES
  2. COMMUNICATIONS FROM HER HONOR, THE MAYOR:

        1499    Message and order for your approval an Order to reduce the FY22 
        appropriation for the Reserve for Collective Bargaining by Forty Six 
        Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy Eight Dollars ($46,778.00) to 
        provide funding for the Inspectional Services Department for the FY23 
        increases contained with the collective bargaining agreements between the 
        City of Boston and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.

        1500    Message and order for a supplemental appropriation Order for the 
        Inspectional Services Department for FY23 in the amount of Forty Six 
        Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy Eight Dollars ($46,778.00) to cover 
        the FY23 cost contained within the collective bargaining agreements 
        between the City of Boston and the International Brotherhood of Electrical 
        Workers. The terms of the contract are July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023. 
        The major provisions of the contracts include base wage increases of 2%, 
        1.5%, and 2%, to be given in October of each fiscal year of the contract 
        term, as well as other items include a boot allowance.

  3. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:

    1392 The Committee on Government Operations, to which was referred on
    November 9, 2022, Docket #1392, An Ordinance amending the City of
    Boston Code Related to Closed Captioning on Public Facing Televisions,
    submits a report recommending that the ordinance ought to pass.

  4. MATTERS RECENTLY HEARD FOR POSSIBLE ACTION:

        0194    Order for a hearing regarding a review of COVID 19 recovery funds.

        1148    Order for a hearing on the needs and services for migrant populations.

        1144    Order for a hearing to address the facility conditions of all BCYF's pools to 
        ensure city services to all residents.

        1145    Order for a hearing to address the current lifeguard shortage affecting the 
        BCYF's pools.

        0963    Order for a hearing regarding enhancing Boston's COVID recovery via 
        grants provided by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

  5. MOTIONS, ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS:

        1501    Councilor Arroyo offered the following: Petition for a Special Law re: An 
        act directing the City of Boston Police Department to waive the maximum 
        age requirement for police officers for Wilfrid Decossa.

        1502    Councilor Coletta offered the following: Order for a hearing to establish a 
        climate change and environmental justice curriculum in Boston Public 
        Schools.

        1503    Councilor Lara and Louijeune offered the following: Resolution calling 
        for Immediate action to improve the inclusionary development policy to 
        remedy Boston's affordable housing crisis.
     

  6. PERSONNEL ORDERS:

        1504    Councilor Flynn for Councilor Fernandes Anderson offered the following: 
        Order for the appointment of temporary employee Stephen Etienne in City 
        Council, effective November 26, 2022.

  7. GREEN SHEETS:

        12/7/2022    Legislative Calendar for December 7, 2022.

  8. CONSENT AGENDA:

        1505    Councilor Murphy offered the following: Resolution recognizing Kevin 
        Williams.

        1506    Councilor Louijeune offered the following: Resolution recognizing 
        Cannonball Cafe.

        1507    Councilor Louijeune offered the following: Resolution recognizing Klare 
        Shaw.

        1508    Councilor Louijeune offered the following: Resolution recognizing the 
        National Alliance for the Advancement of Haitian Professionals.

        1509    Councilor Flynn offered the following: Resolution recognizing the 
        Premier of Nova Scotia, Tim Houston.

        1510    Councilor Arroyo offered the following: Resolution in memory of 
        Thawood "Shah" Sahabdeen.

        1511    Councilor Arroyo offered the following: Resolution congratulating Diego 
        Perez.

        1512    Councilor Worrell offered the following: Resolution recognizing 
        November 20th to December 20th as Survivors of Homicide Victims 
        Awareness Month.

        1513    Councilor Flaherty off

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