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Last updated: 07/20/2017 - 4:46pm

City Council Committee on Ways and Means Hearing on Docket #1001

A hearing regarding an appropriation for the purpose of paying costs of a feasibility study and schematic design work associated with boiler, roof, or window replacement projects at various schools. The Chair of the Committee is Councilor Mark S. Ciommo. The Sponsor of the matter is Mayor Martin J. Walsh.
The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Docket #1001

    Message and order approving appropriations of Six Hundred Thousand Dollars ($600,000.00) for the purpose of paying for the costs of a feasibility study and schematic design work associated with projects at the following schools: East Boston High School– boiler replacement, O'Donnell School K-5 – boiler replacement, Sumner School K-5 – boiler replacement, Timilty Middle School – boiler replacement, Tobin School K-8 – boiler replacement, UP Academy K-8-window replacement and the Russell School K-5- roof replacement. This includes the payment of all costs incidental or related thereto, and for which the City of Boston may be eligible for a grant from the Massachusetts School Building Authority (“MSBA”), said amount to be expended under the direction of the Public Facilities Department on behalf of the Boston Public Schools.

    This matter was sponsored by the Mayor, and referred to the Committee on July 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 #1001, City Council, City Hall, 5th Floor, Boston MA  02201

    Fax Number:  617- 635-4203 Attn: Kate Sullivan, Docket #1001


    Staff  Staff Telephone:  617-635-4644

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