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City Council Committee on Government Operations Hearing on Docket #0181

A hearing to approve a Home Rule Petition to the General Court entitled “An Act Relative to Surcharges Imposed to Finance the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.” The Chair of the Committee is Councilor Flaherty and the Sponsor of the matter is the Mayor.
The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Docket #0181

    Message and order approving a Home Rule Petition to the General Court entitled “An Act Relative to Surcharges Imposed to Finance the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.”

    This matter was 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 #0181, Boston City Council, One City Hall Square -5th Floor, Boston MA  02201

    Fax Number: 617-635-4203 Attn:  Christine O’Donnell, Docket #0181

    Committee Emailccc.go@boston.gov

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

    View live on Comcast 8/RCN 82 or on-demand webcast at: boston.gov/city-council-tv