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City Council meeting

The City Council is holding a meeting on March 6 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:

    0447 Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Two Hundred Thousand Dollars ($200,000.00) in the form of a grant awarded by MCAF Winthrop, LLC pursuant to the 115 Winthrop Square Redevelopment Project Cooperation Agreement. The purpose of the grant is to fund a bus rapid transit plan as described in the project's Transportation Access Plan Agreement.

    0448 Message and order for the confirmation of the re-appointment of Muhammad Ali-Salaam, as a member of the Boston Water and Sewer Commission, for a term ending January 7, 2023.

  3. REPORTS OF PUBLIC OFFICERS AND OTHERS:

    0449 Notice was received from the Mayor of the re-appointment of Brian Piccini as a Member of the Living Wage Advisory Committee for a term expiring February 1, 2022.

    0450 Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Michael Parker as a Member of the Community Preservation Committee for a term expiring January 1, 2022.

    0451 Notice was received from the Mayor of the re-appointment of Kathryn Bennett as a Member of the Community Preservation Committee for a term expiring January 1, 2022.

    0452 Notice was received from the Mayor of the re-appointment of Alexander MacLeod as Commissioner of the Board of Examiners for a term expiring July 1, 2020.

    0453 Notice was received from the Mayor of the re-appointment of Daniel DeRoma as Commissioner of the Board of Examiners for a term expiring October 1, 2020.

    0454 Notice was received from the Mayor of the re-appointment of Frank Baker as Trustee of the Neighborhood Jobs Trust for a term expiring January 10, 2020.

    0455 Notice was received from the Mayor of the re-appointment of Trinh T. Nguyen as Trustee of the Neighborhood Jobs Trust for a term expiring January 10, 2020.

  4. MATTERS RECENTLY HEARD-FOR POSSIBLE ACTION:

    0196 Order for a hearing to analyze the safety and security measures taken to protect school environments from threatening situations.

    0195 Order for a hearing regarding the South Boston Interim Planning Overlay District and Neighborhood-Wide Zoning.

    0182 Order for a hearing on admission to Boston's exam schools.

    0131 Order for a hearing regarding the use of Public Ways.

    0377 Message and order approving an appropriation of Thirty-Four Million Nine Hundred Twenty-Six Thousand Seven Hundred Dollars ($34,926,700.00) from the Fiscal Year 2018 and Fiscal Year 2019 Community Preservation Fund revenues for community preservation projects at the recommendation of the City of Boston Community Preservation Committee ("CPC").

  5. MOTIONS, ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS:

    0456 Councilor Garrison offered the following: Order for a hearing regarding the state of homeless veterans in the City of Boston.

    0457 Councilors McCarthy and Flynn offered the following: Resolution in support of H.D. 884 /S.D.1441 "An Act Concerning Genocide Education".

    0458 Councilors Zakim and Janey offered the following: Resolution supporting Massachusetts House Bill No. 720-An Act Ensuring Municipal Participation of the Widest Eligible Range.

    0459 Councilors Edwards and Janey offered the following: Order for a hearing regarding biannual review of the Boston Employment Commission and Boston Residents Jobs Policy.

    0460 Councilor Edwards offered the following: Resolution affirming the rights of journalists as workers and the need for a free press.

  6. GREEN SHEETS:

    Legislative Calendar for March 6, 2019.

  7. CONSENT AGENDA:

    0461 Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution in memory of Theresa DiNicola.

    0462 Councilors Edwards, Baker, Zakim, Ciommo, Flaherty, Essaibi-George, Garrison, Flynn, Wu, O'Malley, Janey, and McCarthy offered the following: Resolution in memory of Carmine Addesa.

    0463 Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution in memory of Leo P. Cardarelli.

    0464 Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution recognizing Julia Martin.

    0465 Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution recognizing Vivien Morris.

    0466 Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing Nia Evans.

    0467 Councilor Edwards offered the following: Resolution recognizing Michele Davis.

    0468 Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution recognizing students from BCYF/Jackson Mann Community Center on their entrepreneurial skills by creating Boston Body Butter.

    0469 Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution recognizing Dwan Packnett.

    0470 Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution in memory of Harold Brown.

    0471 Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution in memory of Emidia "Amelia" Cedrone.

    0472 Councilors Flynn, Flaherty, Wu, Garrison and Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution recognizing Grandmaster Woo Ping Chiu.

    0473 Councilor Flynn offered the following: Resolution recognizing Joyce King.

    0474 Councilors Flynn, Flaherty, Garrison, Essaibi-George, Zakim, Janey, Edwards, Ciommo, Campbell, McCarthy, O'Malley and Baker offered the following: Resolution recognizing the Centennial Commemoration at the 1919 suffragist protest.

    0475 Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty and Baker offered the following: Resolution recognizing Michael Dowling.

    0476 Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty and Baker offered the following: Resolution recognizing Allison Baker.

    0477 Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty and Baker offered the following: Resolution recognizing Fran Dempsey.

    0478 Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty and Baker offered the following: Resolution recognizing Mathew Walsh.

    0479 Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty and Baker offered the following: Resolution recognizing Paraclette Center.

    0480 Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Garrison, Eassaibi-George and Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing Newman Tam and Ken Chia.

    0481 Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Garrison, Eassaibi-George and Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing Hammond Ho.

    0482 Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Garrison, Eassaibi-George and Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing Hui Hui Jiang, Peter Lee and Quang Ha.

    0483 Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Garrison, Eassaibi-George and Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing Ying Si Lai.

    0484 Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Garrison, Eassaibi-George and Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing Tian Yuan Jiang.

    0485 Councilors McCarthy and Wu offered the following: Resolution in memory of Louis S. Giannangelo Jr.

    0486 Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Wu, Essaibi-George and Garrison offered the following: Resolution recognizing Gilbert Ho.

    0487 Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Wu, Essaibi-George and Garrison offered the following: Resolution recognizing Chung Wah Academy.

    0488 Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Wu, Essaibi-George and Garrison offered the following: Resolution recognizing Castle Square Tenants Organization.

    0489 Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Wu, Essaibi-George and Garrison offered the following: Resolution recognizing Ringo Yu and Rosemary Yu.

    0490 Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Wu, Essaibi-George and Garrison offered the following: Resolution recognizing Rosemary Yu and Shao Wah Mei.

    0491 Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Wu, Essaibi-George and Garrison offered the following: Resolution recognizing Theresa Tsoi and Steven Chen.

    0492 Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Wu, Essaibi-George and Garrison offered the following: Resolution recognizing Joe Ho Lee, Faye Huey, Zhao Pei Huang, Han Hu Huang, Yuan Fi Kuang.

    0493 Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Wu, Essaibi-George and Garrison offered the following: Resolution recognizing Tommy Yung.

    0494 Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Wu, Essaibi-George and Garrison offered the following: Resolution in memory of Sze Don Chin.

     

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