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Last updated: 06/03/2019 - 8:25am

City Council meeting

The City Council is holding a meeting on May 22 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. REPORTS OF PUBLIC OFFICERS AND OTHERS:

    0825 Notice was received from Councilor Janey of her absence from the Boston City Council Meeting on Wednesday, May 22, 2019.

    0826 Communication was received from Keegan Werlin LLP, re: NSTAR Electric Company d/b/a Eversouce Energy, EFSB 19-03, D.P.U. 19-15 provided a replacement for a new transmission line.

    0827 Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Joseph Callahan, Interim Commissioner of Property Management, effective May 6, 2019.

    0828 Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Robert Santiago, Commissioner of Veteran's Services, effective May 6, 2019.

    0829 Notice was received from the City Clerk in accordance with Chapter 6 of the Ordinances of 1979 re: action taken by the Mayor on papers acted upon by the City Council at its meeting of April 24, 2019.

    0830 Communication was received from Dion S. Irish, Chair, Board of Election, for your approval a citizen petition entitled "Petition for Renaming Dudley Square to Nubian Square".

    0831 Notice was received from the Mayor of his absence from the City from 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 until 4:00 P.M. on Thursday, May 16, 2019.

     

  3. MATTERS RECENTLY HEARD-FOR POSSIBLE ACTION:

    0137 An Ordinance Regarding Fair Work Week Employment Standards for City Contractors.

    0622 - 0625 Orders for the FY20 Operating Budget including Annual Appropriations for Departmental Operations, Annual Appropriation for the School Department, Appropriation for Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB), Appropriation for Certain Transportation and Public Realm Improvements, and Appropriation for Certain Park Improvements.

    0626 - 0628 Capital Budget Appropriations including Loan Orders and Lease-Purchase Agreements.

  4. MOTIONS, ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS:

    0832 Councilor Garrison offered the following: Order for a hearing regarding the prevention of the exploitation of senior citizens by casinos.

    0833 Councilor Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution recognizing May 19-25, 2019 As National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week.

  5. PERSONNEL ORDERS:

    0834 Councilor Campbell for Councilor Wu offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Brianna Millor in City Council effective May 25, 2019.

    0835 Councilor Campbell for Councilor Wu offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Brianna Millor in City Council effective June 1, 2019.

  6. GREEN SHEETS:

    Legislative Calendar for May 22, 2019.

  7. CONSENT AGENDA:

    0836 Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution in memory of, Mary "Ellie" Eleanor Hollum.

    0837 Councilors Flynn, Garrison, Flaherty, Wu and Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution recognizing George Moy.

    0838 Councilors Flynn, Garrison, Flaherty, Wu and Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution recognizing CCBA.

    0839 Councilor Edwards offered the following: Resolution congratulating ten individuals for outstanding commitment to pursuing adult education.

    0840 Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution naming May 18, 2019 AAPI Day Against Bullying in the City of Boston.

    0841 Councilors Wu and Campbell offered the following: Resolution recognizing Elier Barbershop.

    0842 Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution honoring Cherie Jackson.

    0843 Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing Dr. Colwick Wilson.

    0844 Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing Judge Richard Chin.

    0845 Councilor Edwards offered the following: Resolution in memory of Evelyn Morash.

    0846 Councilor Flynn offered the following: Resolution recognizing seventeen people for their tremendous work in educating our students.

    0847 Councilor Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution recognizing 10 people for their participation as a fellow in the AFT/BTU Teacher Leader Program.

    0848 Councilor Garrison offered the following: Resolution recognizing Constance Johnson.

    0849 Councilor Campbell offered the following: Resolution recognizing Eric Bradshaw.

    0850 Councilor Campbell offered the following: Resolution recognizing Kenneth Grubbs.

    0851 Councilor Campbell offered the following: Resolution recognizing Anthony Cohen.

    0852 Councilor Janey offered the following: Resolution recognizing Rev. Dr. Alvan N. Johnson, Jr.

    0853 Councilors Flaherty, Flynn and Baker offered the following: Resolution in memory of Roger J. Kineavy.

    0854 Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution congratulating Molly Durrant.

    0855 Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution congratulating Deb Larson-Venable.

    0856 Councilors McCarthy, and Wu Flaherty offered the following: Resolution recognizing Haitian Heritage Month.

    0857 Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution recognizing Nancy Eugene.

    0858 Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution recognizing Dan Ryan.

    0859 Councilor Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution recognizing Together She Can.

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