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City Council Committee on Public Safety and Criminal Justice Hearing on Dockets #1019 #1020

A hearing regarding public safety grants.

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Dockets #1019 and #1020

    Docket #1019, Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Three Million Four Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($3,450,000.00) in the form of a grant for the FY23 Safe and Successful Youth Initiative, awarded by the MA Executive Office of Health and Human Services to be administered by the Police Department. The grant will fund a comprehensive, inter-agency strategy that connect law enforcement, employment, education, public health and youth development agencies to reduce youth violence in the Commonwealth; and,

    Docket #1020, Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Nine Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($950,000.00) in the form of a grant for the Securing the Cities continuation, awarded by the United States Department of Homeland Security to be administered by the Police Department. The grant will fund continued enhancement for regional capabilities to detect, identify, report and interdict nuclear and other radioactive material out of regulatory control and provide regional training and exercise opportunities necessary to enhance regional capabilities.

    Both dockets were sponsored by Mayor Wu and referred to the Committee on August 31, 2022.

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

    Attendance and Public Testimony    

    Members of the public are cordially invited to attend and testify.  If you have not testified at a Council hearing before, please arrive five (5) minutes before the call of the hearing to sign up and become familiar with the hearing format, testimony locations and sound system.  Please bring fifteen (15) copies of any written documentation you wish to present at the hearing.  Written comments may be made part of the record and available to all Councilors by sending them by email or mail. To arrive before the hearing, please use the information below. Members of the public wishing to testify virtually via videoconference should email the staff contact for a link and instructions. 

    The public may watch this meeting via live stream at boston.gov/city-council-tv and Comcast 8/RCN 82/Fios 964.  It will also be re-broadcasted at a later date on Comcast 8/RCN 82/Fios 964.

    Mail Address:  Dockets #1019, #1020 City Council, City Hall, 5th Floor, Boston MA  02201

    Attn:  Christine O’Donnell, Dockets #1019, #1020

    Committee Emailccc.ps@boston.gov

    Staff Emailchristine.odonnell@boston.gov   Staff Telephone:  617-635-1185

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