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Committee on City, Neighborhood Services, Veteran, and Military Affairs hearing on Docket #1553

The committee on City, Neighborhood Services, Veteran, and Military Affairs will hold a hearing on November 12 on Docket #1553.

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Docket #1553

    Message and order approving an appropriation of Six Hundred Ninety-Two Thousand, Two Hundred Eight Dollars ($692,208.00) from the Edward Ingersoll Browne Fund for projects described in the attached Order. The Edward Ingersoll Browne Fund Commissioners met on October 23, 2019, and voted to approve these projects. It is my belief and that of the Commissioners that these projects will “ornament the City’s streets, ways, squares and parks” as Mr. Browne directed in his will in the year 1892. 

    This matter is sponsored by the Mayor and was referred to the Committee on City, Neighborhood Services, Veteran and Military Affairs on 11/6/2019.

    Members of the public are cordially invited to attend and testify.  If you have not testified at a Council hearing before, please arrive (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. If you know of others who may be interested in this hearing, kindly notify them.

    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 address below.

    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.

    Committee Liaison: Juan Lopez

    Mail Address: Boston City Council, One City Hall Plaza, Boston, MA  02201

    Telephone Number: 617-635-3041 Fax Number: 617-635-4203  


    Broadcast: Live on Comcast Channel 8/RCN 82/Verizon 1964 and streamed on: (except off-site hearings)