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City Council meeting

The City Council is holding a meeting on September 18 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:

    1328 Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept for the benefit of the City of Boston a donation from Suffolk Construction of fitness equipment. The equipment will be donated as a part of Suffolk Construction's ongoing support of Boston's Officer Wellness efforts.

  3. REPORTS OF PUBLIC OFFICERS AND OTHERS:

    1329 Notice was received from Mayor of the reappointment of Peter Shilland as a Trustee of the Boston Groundwater Trust for a term expiring March 1, 2021.

    1330 Notice was received from Mayor of the reappointment of Gary Saunders as a Trustee of the Boston Groundwater Trust for a term expiring March 1, 2021.

    1331 Notice was received from Mayor of the reappointment of Greg Galer as a Trustee of the Boston Groundwater Trust for a term expiring March 1, 2021

    1332 Notice was received from Mayor of the reappointment of Robert Whitney as a Trustee of the Boston Groundwater Trust for a term expiring March 1, 2020.

    1333 Notice was received from Mayor of the reappointment of Tim Ian Mitchel as a Trustee of the Boston Groundwater Trust for a term expiring March 1, 2021.

    1334 Notice was received from Mayor of the reappointment of Andre Jones as a Trustee of the Boston Groundwater Trust for a term expiring March 1, 2021.

    1335 Notice was received from Mayor of the reappointment of Angie Liou as a Trustee of the Boston Groundwater Trust for a term expiring March 1, 2021.

    1336 Communication was received from Brian P. Golden, Director of the Boston Planning and Development Agency regarding Proposed Minor Modification to Charlestown Urban Renewal Plan, Project No Mass. R-55 with respect to creation of Parcel R-30.

  4. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:

    0830 The Committee on Government Operations, to which was referred on February 6, 2019 Docket #0830, citizen petition entitled, "Petition for Renaming Dudley Square to Nubian Square", submits a report recommending the petition ought to pass.

  5. MATTERS RECENTLY HEARD-FOR POSSIBLE ACTION:

    1185 Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept a donation of a sculpture from Boston Properties Prucenter Acquisition LLC. The sculpture is appraised at Three Hundred Sixty Thousand Dollars ($360,000.00). The Sculpture is described as follows: "Quest Eternal" by Donald DeLue, the sculpture is approximately 27 feet in height and is made of Bronze.

    1264 Message and order approving a Home Rule Petition to the General Court entitled “An Act to Authorize the Boston Redevelopment Authority to Grant Easements for Utility Purposes Over a Portion of a Certain Parcel of Land Located in the City of Boston”.

  6. MOTIONS, ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS:

    1337 Councilor Campbell offered the following: An Ordinance Establishing the Office of Inspector General within the City of Boston.

    1338 Councilor Flynn offered the following: Order for a hearing to discuss pedestrian crossing signals, traffic calming, and Vision Zero.

  7. GREEN SHEETS:

    Legislative Calendar for September 18, 2019.

  8. CONSENT AGENDA:

    1339 Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution recognizing Donata "Dina" Leon.

    1340 Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution congratulating Norfolk Hardware.

    1341 Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution recognizing Franklin Holder.

    1342 Councilor Flynn offered the following: Resolution recognizing the 100th anniversary of the Boston Police Strike.

    1343 Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution congratulating Matt Tierney.

    1344 Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution congratulating Brian Gill.

    1345 Councilor Edwards offered the following: Resolution congratulating Milton Lashus.

    1346 Councilor Edwards offered the following: Resolution recognizing Edwin Argueta.

    1347 Councilors Flynn, Wu and Janey offered the following: Resolution recognizing The Ethiopian Community.

    1348 Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution recognizing Salvatore "Sal" LaMattina.

    1349 Councilor Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Essaibi-George, and Garrison offered the following: Resolution recognizing Liao Ning Ballet of China.

    1350 Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Wu, Essaibi-George and Garrison offered the following: Resolution Congratulating Dr. Walter Lee.

    1351 Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Wu, Essaibi-George and Garrison offered the following: Resolution recognizing Russell Chin.

    1352 Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Wu, Essaibi-George and Garrison offered the following: Resolution recognizing The Ninth Asian American Day.

    1353 Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Wu, Essaibi-George and Garrison offered the following: Resolution recognizing Wang YMCA.

    1354 Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Wu, Essaibi-George and Garrison offered the following: Resolution recognizing Chinese Women's Association of New England.

    1355 Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Wu, Essaibi-George and Garrison offered the following: Resolution recognizing A Toast to Our Motherland.

    1356 Councilor Edwards offered the following: Resolution congratulating Anna Ruvido.

    1357 Councilor Edwards offered the following: Resolution recognizing Gloria Carrigg.

    1358 Councilor Edwards offered the following: Resolution recognizing Candi Espinal.

    1359 Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Wu and Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution recognizing Amy Wu.

    1360 Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Wu and Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution recognizing Ou Yao Chun.

    1361 Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Wu and Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution recognizing Serena Chiang.

    1362 Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Wu and Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution recognizing The 7th Annual Honoring our Heroes.

    1363 Councilors O'Malley and Flaherty offered the following: Resolution declaring September 12, 2019 as "Dale Mitchell Day".

    1364 Councilors Flaherty and Campbell offered the following: Resolution congratulating Sgt. Diana Green.

    1365 Councilors Flaherty and Campbell offered the following: Resolution congratulating Officer David Brown.

    1366 Councilor Flaherty offered the following: Resolution congratulating Officer Marc Coleman.

    1367 Councilors Flaherty and Campbell offered the following: Resolution congratulating Officer Dave Holleran.

    1368 Councilor Flaherty offered the following: Resolution congratulating Minister Robert Stevenson.

    1369 Councilor Flaherty offered the following: Resolution congratulating KRIO Descendants Union Global Chapter.

    1370 Councilor Flaherty offered the following: Resolution congratulating Dr. Fileomena C. Steady.