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City Council Committee on Environment, Sustainability, and Parks hearing on Docket #0866

A hearing regarding a grant for the Boston Digital Archaeology Project. The Chair of the Committee is Councilor Matt O'Malley, and the Sponsor is Mayor Martin J. Walsh.

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Docket #0866

    Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Three Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($350,000.00) in the form of a grant, for the Boston Digital Archaeology Project, awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities to be administered by the Environment Department. The grant will fund salary for an archaeologist to collect data and digitized findings and make them accessible to scholars and the general public.

    This matter was sponsored by Mayor Martin J. Walsh, and referred to the Committee on Environment, Sustainability, and Parks on June 5, 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 #0866, City Council, City Hall, 5th Floor, Boston MA  02201

    Fax Number:  617-635-4203 Attn: Shane Pac, Docket #0866

    Staff  Staff Telephone617-635-2435

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