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City Council Committee on Homelessness, Mental Health and Recovery Hearing on Docket #0801 (Revised)

This hearing is on an order authorizing the acceptance and expenditure of a grant for housing for the homeless. The Chair of Committee is Councilor Essaibi-George and the Sponsor is the Mayor.
The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Docket #0801

    Message and order authorizing the Department of Neighborhood Development to apply for, accept and expend Federal FY17 Continuum of Care Grant funds not to exceed Twenty-Eight Million Dollars ($28,000.000.00) from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to support programs that provide services and housing to the homeless. 

    REVISION: DOCKET #0197 (ORDER FOR A HEARING REGARDING ANNUAL HOMELESS CENSUS] WILL NO LONGER BE HEARD DURING THIS HEARING AND WILL BE POSTPONED TO BE HEARD AT A LATER TIME.

    This matter was sponsored by Mayor Martin J. Walsh and referred to the committee on June 7, 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.

    Liaison:                                    Daisy De La Rosa       

    Address:                                   Dockets#0801 and #0197, City Council, City Hall 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02201

    Telephone Number:                 (617) 635-3625 Fax: (617) 635-3734

    Committee Email:                    ccc.wm@cityofboston.gov

    Staff Email:                             daisy.delarosa@cityofboston.gov

    Broadcast Live on Comcast 8/RCN 82 Verizon 1964 or streamed at:Boston.gov/city-council-tv 

     

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