City Council meeting
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.
- APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES
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.
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.
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
0963 Order for a hearing regarding enhancing Boston's COVID recovery via
grants provided by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.
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
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.
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.
12/7/2022 Legislative Calendar for December 7, 2022.
1505 Councilor Murphy offered the following: Resolution recognizing Kevin
1506 Councilor Louijeune offered the following: Resolution recognizing
1507 Councilor Louijeune offered the following: Resolution recognizing Klare
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
1512 Councilor Worrell offered the following: Resolution recognizing
November 20th to December 20th as Survivors of Homicide Victims
1513 Councilor Flaherty off