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Last updated: 03/30/2018 - 9:25am

City Council meeting

The City Council is holding a meeting on March 14 at 12 p.m.

All meetings are open to the public. You can also watch meetings on Comcast channel 8, RCN channel 82, Verizon channel 1964, and online at Boston.gov.

PLEASE NOTE

The schedule for meetings is subject to change at the call of the City Council president.

Discussion Topics

  1. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES:
  2. COMMUNICATIONS FROM HIS HONOR, THE MAYOR:

    0405 Message and order to reduce the FY18 appropriation for the Reserve for Collective Bargaining by Four Million Eight Hundred Twenty Four Thousand Seven Hundred Sixty Eight Dollars ($4,824,768.00)  to provide funding for the Police Department for the FY18 increases contained within the collective bargaining agreements between the City of Boston and the Boston Police Superior Officers Federation.

    0406 Message and order approving a supplemental appropriation of Four Million Eight Hundred Twenty Four Thousand Seven Hundred Sixty Eight Dollars ($4,824,768.00) to cover the FY18 cost items contained in the collective bargaining agreements between the City of Boston and the Boston Police Superior Officers Federation. The terms of the contracts are July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017 and July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020. The major provisions of the contracts include base wage increases of 2% effective the first pay period of July of each fiscal year. The agreements also include 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 the office of the City Clerk on March 12, 2018.

    0407 Message and order to reduce the FY18 appropriation for the Reserve for Collective Bargaining by Eighty Two Thousand Three Hundred Twenty Three Dollars ($82,323.00)  to provide funding for the Police Department for the FY18 increases contained within the collective bargaining agreements between the City of Boston and the Boston Police Detectives Benevolent Society-Forensic Group.

    0408 Message and order approving a supplemental appropriation of Eighty Two Thousand Three Hundred Twenty Three Dollars ($82,323.00) to cover FY18 to cover cost items contained within the collective bargaining agreements between the City of Boston and the Boston Police Detectives Benevolent Society-Forensic Group. The terms of the contracts are October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017 and October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2020. The major provision of the contracts includes base wage increases of 2%, effective the first pay period of January of each fiscal year.  The agreements also include other benefits including new specialty differentials beginning in 2018.

    Filed in the office of the City Clerk on March 12, 2018.

    0409 Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of One Hundred Ninety-Five Thousand Five Hundred Dollar ($195,500.00) in the form of a grant to the Innovation Delivery Team, awarded by the Bloomberg Philanthropies to be administered by the Mayor's Office. The grant will fund the Innovation Team’s mission to address data-driven processes to assess problems, generate responsive new interventions, develop partnerships and deliver measurable results.

    0410 Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Six Thousand Two Hundred Dollars ($6,200.00) in the form of a grant, privately donated, awarded by Detective Joe Gallant Memorial Foundation to be administered by the Boston Police Department. The grant will fund the purchase of technology for the Cam-Share program at District C-11 ($3,100.00) and support the BPD's School Unit in purchasing student supplies and to support the unit's "Lunch with a Cop" program ($3,100.00).

     

     

     

  3. REPORTS OF PUBLIC OFFICERS AND OTHERS:

    0411 Notice was received from the City of Boston Compensation Advisory Board of the first half of their compensation analysis report and recommendations.

  4. MATTERS RECENTLY HEARD-FOR POSSIBLE ACTION:

    0160 Order for a hearing to review the Boston Police Department's Body-Worn Camera Pilot Program Preliminary Study Results.

    0166 Ordinance Increasing Access to Voter Registration.

     

  5. MOTIONS, ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS:

    0412 Councilors Flynn and Wu offered the following: Order establishing a working group regarding public and private sewer lines and alleys in the City of Boston.

    0413 Councilor Wu offered the following: Ordinance regarding Good Food Purchasing Standards in the City of Boston

    0414 Councilor Zakim offered the following: Resolution urging Boston's Congressional Delegation to Oppose Federal Interference in our Elections

     

  6. PERSONNEL ORDERS:

    0415 Councilor Campbell for Councilor Baker offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Amanda Curley in City Council, effective March 10, 2018.

    0416 Councilor Campbell for Councilor Baker offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Amanda Curley in City Council effective March 17, 2018.

  7. CONSENT AGENDA:

    0417 Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution congratulating Sara Ting and World Unity Inc.

    0418 Councilor Baker offered the following: Resolution in memory of John J. Carney Esq.

    0419 Councilors Flaherty and O'Malley offered the following: Resolution in memory of Theresa Mahan.

    0420 Councilors McCarthy and Wu offered the following: Resolution congratulating Enrique Rodriguez.

    0421 Councilors McCarthy and Wu offered the following: Resolution congratulating Nicholas Hinds.

    0422 Councilors McCarthy and Wu offered the following: Resolution congratulating Matthew O'Neil.

    0423 Councilor Baker offered the following: Resolution congratulation Anthony Paciulli.

    0424 Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution in memory of Virginia M. Johansen.

    0425 Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution in memory of George D. Ellis.

    0426 Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution in memory of Marie A. Fanning.

    0427 Councilors Flaherty and Flynn offered the following: Resolution recognizing Jose Rodriguez.

    0428 Councilors Flynn, Flaherty, Essaibi George, Pressley and Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing Teddy Cunniff.

    0429 Councilors Flynn and Essaibi-George, Pressley and Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing Mary Walsh for her long-time advocacy in helping our senior citizens and serving the community.

    0430 Councilors Flynn, Flaherty, Essaibi George, Pressley and Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing Kathy Flynn for her long-time advocacy in helping our senior citizens and serving the community.

    0431 Councilors Flynn and Essaibi-George, Pressley and Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing Mary Collins for her long-time advocacy in helping our senior citizens and serving the community.

    0432 Councilor Flynn, Flaherty, Essaibi George, Pressley and Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing The Irish Boxing Club.

    0433 Councilor Flynn, Flaherty, Essaibi George, Pressley and Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing The Peter Welch's Gym.

    0434 Councilor Flynn offered the following: Resolution recognizing Barbara Signor-Chief Marshal.

    0435 Councilor Flynn, Flaherty, Essaibi George, Pressley and Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing 19 organizations for their work on the celebration of the Chinese New Year-Year of The Dog.

    0436 Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution congratulating nine people for their dedication to public safety in the City of Boston.

    0437 Councilor Zakim offered the following: Resolution in memory of Charles M. Campion.

    0438 Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution in memory of Barbara May Ford.

    0439 Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution in recognizing Margaret "Peg" Murray in celebration of her 90th birthday.

    0440 Councilors McCarthy, Wu and Pressley offered the following: Resolution congratulating Danny Kalajian.

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