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City Council Committee on Ways and Means Hearing on BPS Revolving Fund Dockets 0550, 0551, 0552, 0559

This hearing is on Revolving Fund dockets #0550, BPS Facilities: 0551 BPS Computer Technology; 0552 BPS Transportation; and 0559 Amending the FY17 Revolving Fund for BPS Facilities. The Chair of the Committee is Councilor Ciommo. The Sponsor of these matters is the Mayor.
The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Docket 0550

    Message and order authorizing a limit for the Boston Public Schools revolving fund for Fiscal Year 2018 to support the maintenance and repair for BPS facilities, including custodial and utility costs for extended building time, floor refinishing, landscaping and building repairs. Receipts from Lease, Permit for Use and Parking Fees for BPS facilities will be deposited in the fund. BPS will be the only unit authorized to expend from the fund and such expenditures shall not exceed Two Million Six Hundred Thousand Dollars ($2,600,000.00).

  2. Docket 0551

    Message and order are authorizing a limit for the Boston Public Schools revolving fund for Fiscal Year 2018 to repair and purchase Boston Public Schools computer technology including computers, mobile devices, and instructional services. This revolving fund shall be credited with any and all receipts from equipment sales and repair fees for Boston Public School technology. Receipts and resulting expenditures from this fund shall not exceed One Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($1,500.000.00).

  3. Docket 0552

    Message and order authorizing a limit for the Boston Public Schools revolving fund for the Fiscal Year 2018 for Boston Public School Transportation cost, including bus and public transportation costs. This revolving fund shall be credited with revenue received by Boston Public School Department for the provision of transportation to groups and entities for field trips and activities other than transportation to and from school. Receipts and resulting expenditures from this fund shall not exceed One Hundred Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($125,000.00).

  4. Docket 0559

    Message and order authorizing a limit for the Boston Public Schools revolving fund for Fiscal 2017 to support the maintenance and repair for BPS facilities, including custodial and utility costs for extended building time, floor refinishing, landscaping and building repairs. Receipts from Lease, Permit for Use and Parking Fees for BPS facilities will be deposited in the fund. BPS will be the only unit authorized to expend from the fund and such expenditures shall not exceed Two Million Six Hundred Thousand Dollars ($2,600,000.00).


    These matters were sponsored by the Mayor, and referred to the Committee on April 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 # 0550, 0551, 0552, 0559, City Council, City Hall, 5th Floor, Boston MA  02201

    Fax Number:  617-635-4203 Attn:  Kate Sullivan, Dockets # 0550, 0551, 0552, 0559

    Committee EmailCCC.WM@Boston.gov

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

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