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City Council Committee on Ways and Means Hearing on Dockets #0536-0543, FY18 Budget, BPS Overview

The Boston Public Schools (BPS) Overview Hearing provides an overview of the entire BPS FY18 budget. The Chair of the Committee is Councilor Ciommo. The Sponsor of the matter is the Mayor.
The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Dockets #0536-0538

    Orders for the FY18 Operating Budget including Annual Appropriations for Departmental Operations,  Annual Appropriation for the School Department, and Appropriation for Other Post Employment Benefits (OPEB).

  2. Dockets #0539-0543

    Capital Budget Appropriations including Loan Orders and Lease and Purchase Agreements.

    These matters were sponsored by the Mayor and referred to the committee on 4/12/2017.

    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 # 0539-0543, City Council, City Hall, 5th Floor, Boston MA  02201

    Fax Number:  617-635-4203 Attn:  Kate Sullivan, Dockets # 0539-0543

    Committee EmailCCC.WM@Boston.gov

    Staff EmailKate.Maire.Sullivan@Boston.gov  Staff Telephone:  617-635-4644

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

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