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Last updated: 07/15/2019 - 12:00pm

City Council meeting

The City Council is holding a meeting on June 26 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:

    1010 Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($25,000.00) in the form of a grant for a Harvard Service Fellow, awarded by Harvard Business School to be administered by the Mayor's Office. The grant will fund the Harvard Presidential City of Boston Fellowship.

  3. REPORTS OF PUBLIC OFFICERS AND OTHERS:

    1011 The Constable Bonds of Michael Ware and Mohamoud Mohamoud having been duly approved by the Collector-Treasurer was received and approved.

    1012 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 June 12, 2019.

    1013 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 June 19, 2019.

    1014 Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Maureen Joyce as a Comptroller-City Auditor, effective June 28, 2019.

    1015 Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Indira Alvarez as Interim Commissioner of Property Management, effective June 10, 2019.

    1016 Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Dion Irish as Commissioner of Inspectional Services Department, effective June 10, 2019.

    1017 Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Nicholas Ariniello as Interim Commissioner of Assessing, effective June 17, 2019.

    1018 Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Eneida Tavares as Interim Commissioner of the Elections Department, effective June 10, 2019.

    1019 Notice was received from the Mayor of his absence from the City from 9:20 A.M. on Friday, June 21, 2019 until 5:30 A.M. on Tuesday, July 2, 2019.

    1020 Communication was received from City Council President Andrea Campbell of the filing of her report "Action for Boston Children".

  4. MATTERS RECENTLY HEARD-FOR POSSIBLE ACTION:

    0964 Message and order for Annual Appropriation and Tax Order for FY2020.

    0965 Message and order for Annual Appropriation for the School Department for FY2020.

    0966 Message and order approving an appropriation of Forty Million Dollars ($40,000,000.00) to the Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB) Liability Trust Fund established under Section 20 of Massachusetts General Law Chapter 32B.

    0967 Message and order approving an appropriation of Thirty-Six Million Four Hundred Thousand Dollars ($36,400,000.00) from the City's Capital Grant Fund in order to provide funding for various transportation and public realm improvements. These projects are aligned with the goals of Go Boston 2030, the City's transportation master plan. The funds shall be credited to the Capital Grant Fund from the Parking Meter Fund.

    0968 Message and order approving a supplemental appropriation of Twelve Million Thirty-Seven Thousand Nine Hundred Sixty Nine Dollars ($12,037,969.00) to cover the FY19 cost items contained within the collective bargaining agreement between the Boston School Committee and the Boston Teachers Union (BTU), Local 66, AFT-Mass, AFL-CIO. The term of the contract is September 1, 2018 through August 31, 2021. The major provisions of the contract include base wage increases of 2% in September of each fiscal year.

    0969 Message and order to reduce the FY19 appropriation for the Reserve for Collective Bargaining by Twelve Million Thirty-Seven Thousand Nine Hundred Sixty Nine Dollars ($12,037,969.00) to provide funding for the Boston Public Schools for the FY19 cost contained within the collective bargaining agreement between the Boston School Committee and the Boston Teachers Union (BTU), Local 66, AFT-Mass, AFL-CIO.

    0812 Order for a hearing on efforts to combat summer violence in the City of Boston.

  5. MOTIONS, ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS:

    1021 Councilors Flynn and Edwards offered the following: Resolution supporting S.1441/H.2029 "An Act Relative to the Architectural Access Board".

    1022 Councilors Flynn and Edwards offered the following: Resolution supporting S.1810/H.2671 "An Act Relative to Employment of Persons with Disabilities on State Contracts".

     

  6. PERSONNEL ORDERS:

    1023 Councilor Campbell offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employees in City Council.

  7. GREEN SHEETS:

    Legislative Calendar for June 26, 2019.

  8. CONSENT AGENDA:

    1024 Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution congratulating ten people for winning the 2019 Brighton Board of Trade Scholarships.

    1025 Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution in memory of Dominic H. Poncia.

    1026 Councilor Campbell offered the following: Resolution congratulating Michael Cameron.

    1027 Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Wu, Eassaibi-George and McCarthy offered the following: Resolution recognizing Sally Degan Glora.

    1028 Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Wu, and Flaherty offered the following: Resolution recognizing The McCourt Foundation.

    1029 Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Wu, Essaibi-George, and Flaherty offered the following: Resolution recognizing Nancy Daniel.

    1030 Councilor Campbell offered the following: Resolution recognizing Nathan Cooper.

    1031 Councilor Campbell offered the following: Resolution recognizing Wilena Julien.

    1032 Councilor Campbell offered the following: Resolution recognizing Michael Branch.

    1033 Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution congratulating Detective William Donga.

    1034 Councilor Edwards offered the following: Resolution congratulating Rocky Rossi.

    1035 Councilor Edwards offered the following: Resolution congratulating John "DA" De Amato.

    1036 Councilors Flynn, Wu, Flaherty, Campbell and Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution recognizing 10 people.

    1037 Councilor Zakim offered the following: Resolution congratulating Marlo Marketing.

    1038 Councilor Flynn offered the following: Resolution in memory of James B. King.

    1039 Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution recognizing Christopher J. Impellizeri.

    1040 Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution recognizing Daniel H. Fedynyshyn.

    1041 Councilor Flaherty offered the following: Resolution recognizing Escuela Teologica Ministerial Elias.

    1042 Councilors Essaibi-George and O'Malley offered the following: Resolution congratulating Maddie Kilgannon.

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