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Last updated: 03/14/2019 - 1:00pm

City Council Committee on Public Safety and Criminal Justice hearing on Docket #0143

A hearing to discuss the possibility of creating a traffic enforcement unit within the Boston Police Department, and exploring the pros and cons of installing traffic enforcement cameras. The Chair of the Committee is Councilor Tim McCarthy, and the Sponsor is Councilor Andrea Campbell.
The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Docket #0143

    Order for a hearing to discuss the possibility of creating a traffic enforcement unit with the Boston Police Department, and exploring the pros and cons of installing traffic enforcement cameras.

    This matter was sponsored by Council President Andrea Campbell, and referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Criminal Justice on January 9, 2019.

    NOTICE:  The Boston City Council may have a quorum in attendance due to standing committees of the City Council consisting of both voting and non-voting members.  However, members attending this duly posted meeting are participating and deliberating only in conjunction with the business of the standing committee.

    Public Testimony

    Members of the public are cordially invited to attend and testify.  If you have not testified at a Council hearing before, please arrive five (5) minutes before the call of the hearing to sign up and become familiar with the hearing format, testimony locations and sound system.  Please bring fifteen (15) copies of any written documentation you wish to present at the hearing.

    Written comments may be made part of the record and available to all Councilors by sending them by email, fax or mail to arrive before the hearing, please use the information below.

    Mail Address: Docket #0143, City Council, City Hall, 5th Floor, Boston MA 02201

    Fax Number:  617-635-4203 Attn: Shane Pac, Docket #0143

    Staff Emailshane.pac@boston.gov  Staff Telephone617-635-2435

    Broadcast Live on Comcast 8/RCN 82/Verizon 1964 and streamed on: boston.gov/city-council-tv

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