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City Council Committee On Environmental Justice, Resiliency, and Parks Hearing On Docket #0791

A hearing to discuss utilizing City-owned land for off-leash dog parks.

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Docket #0791

    Order for a hearing regarding the Potential Usage of City-Owned Land For Off Leash-Dog Parks.

    This matter was sponsored by Councilors Kendra Lara and Ricardo Arroyo and was 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.

    Attendance In accordance with Chapter 2 of the Acts of 2023 modifying certain requirements of the Open Meeting Law and relieving public bodies of certain requirements, including the requirement that public bodies conduct its meetings in a public place that is open and physically accessible to the public, the City Council will be conducting this hearing remotely. This enables the City Council to carry out its responsibilities while ensuring public access to its deliberations through adequate, alternative means. The public may watch this hearing via live stream at and on Xfinity 8/RCN 82/Fios 964. 

    Public Testimony

    Written comments may be sent to the Committee or staff email (below) and will be made a part of the record and available to all Councilors. Members of the public wishing to testify virtually via videoconference should email the staff contact for a link and instructions to do so.

    Staff Contact: Meghan Kavanagh

    Mail Address:  Docket #0791 City Council, City Hall, 5th Floor, Boston MA 02201


    Staff Email:  Staff Telephone617-635-0742

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

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