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Last updated: 04/19/2017 - 10:15am

City Council Committee on Ways and Means Hearing on Docket #0561

This is a hearing to authorize the appropiration of $1,200,000.00 from the Parkman Fund to the Parks and Recreation Department. The Chair of the Committee is Councilor Ciommo and the Sponsor of this matter is the Mayor.
The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Docket #0561

    Message and order authorizing the appropriations of One Million Two Hundred Thousand Dollars ($1,200,000.00) from the income of the George Francis Parkman Fund. The funds are to be expended under the direction of the Commissioner of Parks and Recreation for the maintenance and improvement of Boston Common and Parks in existence since January 12, 1887.

    This matter was 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:  Docket #0561 , City Council, City Hall, 5th Floor, Boston MA  02201

    Fax Number:  617-635-4203 Attn: Kate Sullivan, Docket # 0561


    Staff Email:   Staff Telephone617-635-4644

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