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City Council Committee on Ways and Means Hearing on Docket #0341

A hearing on a supplemental appropriation relative to the collective bargaining agreement between the City of Boston and the Boston Police Patrolmen's Association. The Chair of the Committee is Councilor Ciommo and the Sponsor of the matter is the Mayor.
The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Docket #0341

    Message and order approving a supplemental appropriation of Seven Million Seven Hundred Forty-Six Thousand Three Hundred Dollars ($7,746,300.00) to cover the FY17 cost items contained within the collective bargaining agreements between the City of Boston and the Boston Patrolmen's Association. The terms of the contracts are July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017 and July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020. The major provisions of the contracts include base wage increases of 2% effective the first pay period of July of each fiscal year. The agreement also includes increases to existing Quinn Bill/Education benefits, modified steps beginning in July 2016, and increase to hazardous duty pay beginning in July 2017.

    This matter was sponsored by the Mayor, and referred to the Committee on March 1, 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.

    Mail Address:  Docket #0256   , City Council, City Hall, 5th Floor, Boston MA  02201

    Fax Number:  617- 635-4203 Attn: Kate Sullivan, Docket # 0256


    Staff  Staff Telephone:  617-635- 4644

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