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Last updated: 02/10/2017 - 4:17pm

City Council Committee on Government Operations Hearing on Dockets #0179 and #0180

A hearing on two home rule petitions relative to certain affordable housing in East Boston and the South End. The Chair of the Committee is Councilor Flaherty and the Sponsor of the home rule petitions is the Mayor.
The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Docket #0179

    Message and order approving a Home Rule Petition to the General Court entitled “An Act Relative to Certain Affordable Housing in the East Boston Section of the City of Boston;” 

  2. Docket #0180

    Message and order approving a Home Rule Petition to the General Court entitled “An Act Relative to Certain Affordable Housing in the South End Section of the City of Boston.”

    These matters were sponsored by the Mayor, and referred to the Committee on Government Operations on January 25, 2017.

    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 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, fax or mail to arrive before the hearing, please use the information below.

    Liaison:  Christine O’Donnell

    Mail Address: Docket #0179, #0180, Boston City Council, One City Hall Square -5th Floor, Boston MA  02201

    Fax Number: 617-635-4203 Attn:  Christine O’Donnell, Docket #0179, #0180

    Committee Emailccc.go@boston.gov

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

    Broadcast Live on Comcast 8/RCN 82 or streamed at: boston.gov/city-council-tv