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Committee on Environment, Sustainability, and Parks

Order for a hearing on the feasibility of requiring all new municipal buildings to comply with net-zero carbon requirements in Boston. The chair of the committee is Councilor O'Malley and the sponsors are Councilor O'Malley and Councilor Wu.

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Docket #0185

    #0185: Order for a hearing on the feasibility of requiring all new municipal buildings to comply with net-zero-carbon requirements in Boston.

    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 #0185, City Council, City Hall, 5th Floor, Boston MA  02201

    Fax Number: 617-635-4203 Attn: Ron Cobb, Docket #0185


    Staff Email:   Staff Telephone617-635-4645

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