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Public Facilities Commission Meeting (PFD)

The presenter is the Public Facilities Department.

RE: COVID-19, Temporary Practices


In accordance with Governor Baker's July 14, 2022, Act Extending Certain COVID-19 Measures Adopted During the State of Emergency, with respect to the Open Meeting Law, the Act extends, until March 31, 2023, the remote meeting provisions of the Governor’s March 12, 2020, Executive Order Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law including the requirement that public bodies conduct its meetings in a public place that is open and physically accessible to the public, the Public Facilities Commission (PFC) will be conducting its meetings virtually. This enables the PFC to conduct its usual business while adhering to public health recommendations and ensuring public access to its deliberations through adequate, alternative means.

You can watch these virtual meetings on Boston City TV at Xfinity channel 24, RCN channel 13, Fios channel 962, and livestreaming on our website.

These practices in effect since May 11, 2020, will remain in effect until further notice. Updates to these practices will be posted as appropriate.

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  1. VOTE 1: Kerrie Griffin, Director, Public Facilities Department
    By this writing, signed by a majority of its members and filed with the Secretary, the City of Boston Public Facilities Commission, upon written recommendation of the Director for the Public Facilities Department, does hereby vote:
    VOTED: “Subject to the approval of the Mayor, that in accordance with the provisions of Sections 2 and 3(ii)(v) of Chapter 642 of the Acts of 1966, the Public Facilities Commission does hereby authorize and direct the following named individuals, in the name and on behalf of the Commission, to execute and deliver such documents, instruments and certificates as may be deemed necessary or appropriate by such named individuals relating to the Public Facilities Commission’s approved acquisition or conveyance of real property or to the discharge, satisfaction, subordination or termination of instruments of record which have been recorded with the Suffolk County Registry of Deeds or filed for registration with the Suffolk Registry District of the Land Court. Deeds or Orders of Taking to be recorded with the Suffolk County Registry of Deeds or to be filed for registration with the Suffolk Registry District of the Land Court shall be accompanied by a separate vote of this Commission specifically authorizing such conveyance or acquisition. Said named individuals are further authorized and directed to execute and deliver Grant Agreements involving the City of Boston, Public Facilities Department, in the name and on behalf of the Commission as they may deem necessary or appropriate.”
    Kerrie Griffin, Director
    Public Facilities Department
    Ellen McDonough, Chief of Staff
    Public Facilities Department
    FURTHER VOTED:  That this authorization is effective immediately and shall remain in effect until such time as it is expressly rescinded, in whole or in part, by a vote of this Commission.
    FURTHER VOTED:  The taking of the foregoing vote and the naming of the above individuals, when approved by the Mayor of Boston, shall serve to expressly rescind that certain Certificate of Authority dated March 5, 2021 recorded on March 10, 2021, with the Suffolk County Registry of Deeds in Book 64964 at Page 198, and filed with the Suffolk Registry District of the Land Court as Document Number 00917684.
     _______________________                            Katherine P. Craven, Chair
    Larry D. Mammoli, Commissioner
    A true record, ATTEST:
     ____________________                                       Colleen Daley, Secretary
    City of Boston Public Facilities Commission
    IN WITNESS WHEREOF, The City of Boston has caused its name to be subscribed hereto by Michelle Wu, its Mayor on this  _____day of September 2022.
    Michelle Wu, Mayor of Boston
                                                                                                    Kerrie Griffin, Director
                                                                                                    Public Facilities Department
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