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City Council Committee on Ways and Means on Dockets #0760-0768, 0775 FY24 Budget: YEO, YEA, BCYF, and BPS

One of a series of hearings to review the FY24 budget. The focus of this hearing is the FY24 budgets for the Boston Centers for Youth & Families,  Youth Engagement & Opportunity, Youth Engagement & Advancement, and Boston Public Schools.

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Dockets #0760-0762

    Orders for the FY24 Operating Budget, including annual appropriations for departmental operations, for the School Department, and for other post-employment benefits (OPEB).

  2. Dockets #0763, 0765-0766

    Orders for capital fund transfer appropriations.

  3. Dockets #0764, 0767-0768

    Orders for the Capital Budget, including loan orders and lease-purchase agreements.

  4. Docket #0775

    Message and order authorizing a limit for the Boston Centers for Youth and Families (BCYF) revolving fund for Fiscal Year 2024 to pay salaries and benefits of employees and to purchase supplies and equipment necessary to operate the City Hall Child Care. This revolving fund shall be credited with any and all receipts from tuition paid by parents or guardians for children enrolled at the center. Receipts and resulting expenditures from this fund shall not exceed Nine Hundred Thousand Dollars ($900,000.00).

    These matters were sponsored by Mayor Michelle Wu and referred to the Committee on April 12, 2023. 

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


    Public testimony is integral to the Council’s budget review process. Members of the public may submit written testimony, videos, or testify live in person (for in-person hearings) or via videoconference (for all hearings). All forms of testimony will be made a part of the record and available to all Councilors. Additional information is available at:

    Staff Contact: Shane Pac

    Committee Email: 

    Staff Email: | Staff Telephone617-635-3040

    Broadcast Live on Xfinity 8/RCN 82/ Fios 964 and streamed

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