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Last updated: 10/11/2017 - 1:18pm

City Council Committee on Ways and Means Hearing on Dockets #1298 and #1299

A hearing regarding a supplemental appropriation of Three Million Two Hundred Fifty Six Thousand Three Hundred Thirty One Dollars ($3,256,331.00) to provide funding to cover the FY18 cost items contained within the collective bargaining agreement between the City of Boston and the Boston Police Detectives Benevolent Society. The Chair of the Committee is Councilor Ciommo. The sponsor of the matter is Mayor Walsh.
The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Docket #1298

    Message and order to reduce the FY18 appropriation for the Reserve for Collective Bargaining by Three Million Two Hundred Fifty Six Thousand Three Hundred Thirty-One Dollars ($3,256,331.00) to provide funding for the Boston Police Department for the FY18 cost contained within the collective bargaining agreement between the City of Boston and the Boston Police Detectives Benevolent Society.

  2. Docket #1299

    Message and order approving a supplemental appropriation for the Boston Police Department for FY18 in the amount of Three Million Two Hundred Fifty Six Thousand Three Hundred Thirty One Dollars ($3,256,331.00) to cover the FY18 cost items contained within the collective bargaining agreements between the City of Boston and the Boston Police Detectives Benevolent Society. The terms of the contract are July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017 and July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020. The major provisions of the contract include base wage increases of 2% effective the first pay period of July of each fiscal year. The agreement also includes increases to existing Quinn Bill/ Education benefits, modified cumulative risk benefits beginning in July 2016, and increases to hazardous duty pay beginning in July 2017. Filed in Office of the City Clerk October 2, 2017.

    These matters were sponsored by Mayor Martin J. Walsh, and referred to the Committee on October 4, 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 #1298, #1299, City Council, City Hall, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02201

    Fax Number:  (617) 635-4203 Attn: Michelle A. Goldberg, Dockets #1298, #1299

    Committee Email:  ccc.wm@boston.gov

    Staff Email:  michelle.a.goldberg@boston.gov  Staff Telephone:  (617) 635-4645

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