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City Council Meeting

All weekly 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:



        0675    Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the 

        amount of Four Million Six Hundred One Thousand Five Hundred 

        Eighty Nine Dollars ($4,601,589.00) in the form of a grant for the 

        Government Center Garage/Hub on Causeway Arts and Placemaking Fund, 

        awarded by the Boston Planning Development Agency to be administered 

        by the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture. The grant will fund public art 

        and placemaking, including seed funding for City Hall Plaza programming.

        0676    Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the 

        amount of Four Thousand One Hundred Fifty Dollars ($4,150.00) in the 

        form of a grant for Program Exhibits, awarded by National Arts Program 

        Foundation to be administered by the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture. 

        The grant will fund event cost for the employee art exhibits.

  3. REPORTS OF PUBLIC OFFICERS AND OTHERS:

        0677    Notice was received from the City Clerk in accordance with Chapter 6 of 

        the Ordinances of 1979 re: action taken by the Mayor on papers acted upon 

        by the City Council at its meeting of March 15, 2023.



        0678    Communication was received from the City Clerk of the filing by the 

        Boston Redevelopment Authority of the Application for the Report and 

        Decision on the Old Colony Phase 6 Chapter 121A Project, Report and 

        Decision Application.”

  4. MATTERS RECENTLY HEARD FOR POSSIBLE ACTION:

        0261    Order for a hearing to discuss the results of last year's youth summer jobs 

        programs and the social emotional benefits of summer employment.

        0253    Order for a hearing to audit the City of Boston's procurement processes, 

        procedures and progress.

        0340    Order for a hearing to discuss the rise in public consumer energy costs.

        0322    Order for hearing regarding the City Budget.

  5. MOTIONS, ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS:

        0679    Councilor Worrell offered the following: Order for a hearing to create 

        indoor playgrounds in the City of Boston.

  6. PERSONNEL ORDERS:

        0680    Councilor Flynn offered the following: Order for the appointment of 

        temporary employee Karishma Chouhan in City Council, effective April 1, 

        2023.

        0681    Councilor Flynn offered the following: Order for the appointment of 

        temporary employees Ron Cobb, Arnita Flint, Michelle A.L. Goldberg, 

        Meghan Kavanagh, Juan Lopez, Cora Montrond, Candace Morales, 

        Christine O'Donnell, Shane Pac, Lorraine Schettino and Ethan Vera in City 

        Council, effective March 25, 2023.

  7. GREEN SHEETS:

    29/23    Legislative Calendar for March 29, 2023.

  8. CONSENT AGENDA:

        0682    Councilor Flaherty offered the following: Resolution recognizing Umbro 

        & Sons Corp.

        0683    Councilor Flynn and Flaherty offered the following: Resolution 

        congratulating Coleman Nee.

        0684    Councilor Flynn and Flaherty offered the following: Resolution 

        recognizing Barbara Caputo, Deborah Flaherty and the Condon Community 

        Center Staff.

        0685    Councilor Flynn and Flaherty offered the following: Resolution 

        recognizing 10 students for their academic achievement and artistic 

        creativity at the Evacuation Day Essay and Poster Competition.

        0686    Councilor Murphy offered the following: Resolution recognizing Irene 

        Landry.

        0687    Councilor Murphy offered the following: Resolution in memory of James 

        Wall.

        0688    Councilor Louijeune offered the following: Resolution in memory of 

        Wladimir G. Adonis.

        0689    Councilor Murphy offered the following: Resolution in memory of James 

        "Jimmy" E. Driscoll.

        0690    Councilor Murphy offered the following: Resolution in memory of 

        William Haynesworth.

        0691    Councilor Murphy offered the following: Resolution in memory of 

        Shakonda Wilson.

        0692    Councilor Worrell offered the following: Resolution recognizing 

        Francheska Cano.

        0693    Councilor Murphy offered the following: Resolution recognizing 12 

        teens for their nomination for the Dorchester Boys and Girls Club 2023 

        Youth of the Year award.

        0694    Councilor Flynn and Flaherty offered the following: Resolution 

        recognizing 61 police officers for the Boston Police Relief Association 

        Memorial Award.

        0695    Councilor Coletta offered the following: Resolution recognizing Sarah 

        Coughlin.

        0696    Councilor Coletta offered the following: Resolution in memory of Jamie 

        Lee Lagrassa Boucher.

        0697    Councilor Mejia offered the following: Resolution recognizing James 

        Hills.

        0698    Councilor Bok offered the following: Resolution in memory of Ronald G. 

        Tompkins.

        0699    Councilor Mejia offered the following: Resolution recognizing Ivelisse 

        Minlletti.

        0700    Councilor Mejia offered the following: Resolution recognizing Jose Baez.

        0701    Councilor Mejia offered the following: Resolution recognizing Juan 

        Banos.

        0702    Councilor Mejia offered the following: Resolution recognizing Rafael 

        Munoz Gautreaux.

        0703    Councilor Mejia offered the following: Resolution recognizing Vidal 

        Primiterio.

        0704    Councilor Mejia offered the following: Resolution recognizing Sensei 

        Eugenia Arroyo.

        0705    Councilor Mejia offered the following: Resolution recognizing Sensei 

        Vicky Arroyo.

        0706    Councilor Mejia offered the following: Resolution recognizing Shidoin 

        Francheska Cano.

        0707    Councilor Mejia offered the following: Resolution recognizing Glamour 

        Med Spa and Beauty Bar.

        0708    Councilor Flaherty offered the following: Resolution recognizing John 

        McColgan.

        0709    Councilor Flaherty offered the following: Resolution recognizing Anna 

        D. Coleman.

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