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Last updated: 03/24/2017 - 12:47pm

City Council Committee on Public Safety & Criminal Justice hearing on Dockets #0182, 0247, 0342, & 0343

Various Grant appropriations for the Boston Police Department
The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Docket #0182

    Message and Order authorizing the Police Commissioner to accept and expend a grant of One Hundred Twenty-Nine Thousand ($129,910.00) for the FY16 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant.

  2. Docket #0247

    Message and Order authorizing the Police Commissioner to accept and expend a grant of One Million One Hundred Fourteen Thousand Seven Hundred Fourteen Thousand Seven Hundred Eighty-Nine Dollars and Twenty-Nine cents ($1,114,789.29) to support the FY17 Senator Charles E. Shannon Community Safety Initiative.

  3. Docket #0342

    Docket 0342- Message and Order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend a grant of Forty Thousand Dollars ($40,000.00) for the FY17 Mass Decontamination Units.

  4. Docket #0343

    Message and Order authorizing the Police Commissioner to accept and expend a grant of Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($25,000.00) for the FY16 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvements.  

    These matters were sponsored by Mayor Martin Walsh 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:  Dockets #0182,0247,0342,0343  City Council, City Hall, 5th Floor, Boston MA  02201

    Fax Number:  (617) 635-4203 Attn:   Ron Cobb, Dockets #0182,0247,0342,0343

    Committee Email:  ccc.ps@Boston.gov

    Staff EmailRon.Cobb @Boston.gov  Staff Telephone:  617 635- 3042

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