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City Council meeting

The City Council is holding a meeting on December 16 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. Agenda
    APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES:
    REPORTS OF PUBLIC OFFICERS AND OTHERS:

    1155
    Communication was received from the City Clerk regarding the 2020 - 2021 University Accountability-Statistical Report.

    1156
    Tải game đổi thẻ Notice was received from the City Clerk in accordance with Chapter 6 of the Ordinances of 1979 re: action taken by the Mayor on papers acted upon by the City Council at its meeting of November 18, 2020.

    1157
    Notice was received from the City Clerk in accordance with Chapter 6 of the Ordinances of 1979 re: action taken by the Mayor on papers acted upon by the City Council at its meeting of December 2, 2020.

    REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:

    0945
    The Committee on Government Operations, to which was referred on August 19, 2020 Docket #0945, Ordinance amending Chapter 12-9 of the City of Boston Code - Ordinances, regarding Human Rights, submits a report recommending the ordinance ought to pass in a new draft.

    1100
    The Committee on Government Operations, to which was referred on November 18, 2020 Docket #1100, Ordinance amending Chapter VI, by adding a new section to Ensure Gender Inclusivity on City Forms, submits a report recommending the ordinance ought to pass.

    1094
    The Committee on Government Operations, to which was referred on November 18, 2020 Docket #1094, ordinance establishing the Office of Police Accountability and Transparency, submits a report recommending the ordinance ought to pass in a new draft.

    1051
    The Committee on Government Operations, to which was referred on October 21, 2020 Docket #1051, message and order approving a Home Rule Petition to the General Court entitled “Petition for a Special Law Re: Hiring Preference for Boston Resident Graduates for the Boston Police Department, submits a report recommending the order ought to pass in a new draft.

    MATTERS RECENTLY HEARD FOR POSSIBLE ACTION:

    0811
    Tải game đổi thẻ Ordinance Restricting the Use of Chemical Crowd Control Agents and Kinetic Impact Projectiles.

    1036
    Tải game đổi thẻ Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Four Hundred Ninety-Eight Thousand Two Hundred Ninety-one Dollars ($498,291.00) in the form of a grant for the First Responders-Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Cooperative Agreement, awarded by the U.S. Health and Human Services to be administered by the Fire Department. The grant will fund a collaborative effort between Boston Fire Department first responders, the Mayor’s Office of Recovery Services, the Boston Public Health Commission, and community-based organizations to improve the City’s response to opioid overdoses. Year 3 of a 4-year grant.

    0936
    Tải game đổi thẻ Order for a hearing to discuss issues relating to water and sewer infrastructure in the City of Boston.

    1101
    Tải game đổi thẻ Order for a hearing regarding a city-level Conservation Corps for Boston.

    0999
    Tải game đổi thẻ Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Two Million Dollars ($2,000,000.00) in the form of a grant for the FY2020 Securing the Cities Program, awarded by the United States Department of Homeland Security to be administered by the Police Department. The grant will fund the development of the Metro Boston Securing the Cities Radiological/Nuclear Threat Response Initiative, which includes the opening of a regional office and the creation of a regional task force.

    1066
    Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Three Hundred Ninety-Seven Thousand Fifty-Seven Dollars and Ninety-Two Cents ($397,057.92) in the form of a grant from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant COVID-19 Supplemental, awarded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to be administered by the Fire Department. The grant will fund the purchase of PPE and related supplies, including reimbursements to prevent, prepare for and respond to coronavirus.

    1095
    Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Four Hundred Fifty-Seven Thousand Six Hundred Seventy-One Dollars and Eighty-Five Cents ($457,671.85) in the form of a grant for the FY21 State 911 Training Grant, awarded by the MA Executive Office of Public Safety and Security to be administered by the Police Department. The grant will fund the training and certification of Enhanced 911 telecommunications.

    1141
    Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Three Hundred Thousand Dollars ($300,000.00) in the form of a grant, for the FY21 Byrne State Justice Assistance (JAAG) Grant, awarded by the United States Department of Justice, passed through the Massachusetts State Police/Crime Laboratory, to be administered through Police Department. The grant will fund Operation Shot Stopper, a partnership between the BPD Youth Violence Strike Force and the MA State Police Gang Unit. The initiative will focus on suppressing gun violence, targeting violent impact players, and patrolling “hot spots”. The partnership will develop and document intelligence, and enhance community trust.

    0323
    Order for a hearing to explore and recommend diversity initiatives for City of Boston public safety agencies.

    1125
    Order for a hearing to discuss COVID-19 rates by neighborhoods and strategies to reduce transmission.

    MOTIONS, ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS:

    1158
    Councilors Breadon and Edwards offered the following: Resolution Urging Fair and Full Employment Opportunities at Amazon.

    1159
    Tải game đổi thẻ Councilor Flynn offered the following: Resolution in support of Revere Hotel workers and support of a statewide "right to recall" for Boston hotel workers.

    1160
    Tải game đổi thẻ Councilors Flynn and Flaherty offered the following: Resolution Commemorating the 175th Anniversary of the Great Famine.

    1161
    Councilor Flaherty offered the following: Order for a hearing to discuss the BWSC latest communication to residents about elevated lead levels in City of Boston drinking water.

    PERSONNEL ORDERS:

    1162
    Tải game đổi thẻ Councilor Janey for Councilor Mejia offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Brady Baca, Cisnell Baez, Courtney Davis, Jacob deBlecourt,  Natalie Held, Anayte Lopez and Sandra Sanchez Saavedra in City Council effective December 12, 2020.

    1163
    Tải game đổi thẻ Councilor Janey for Councilor Mejia offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Brady Baca, Cisnell Baez, Courtney Davis, Jacob deBlecourt, Natalie Held, Anayte Lopez and Sandra Sanchez Saavedra in City Council effective December 19, 2020.

    1164
    Councilor Janey for Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Peter Favorito, Ana Fonseca, William MacGregor, Justin McClarey and Jessica Morris in City Council effective December 12, 2020.

    1165
    Councilor Janey for Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Peter Favorito, Ana Fonceca, William MacGregor, Justin McClarey and Jessica Morris in City Council effective December 19, 2020.

    1166
    Tải game đổi thẻ Councilor Janey for Councilor Arroyo offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Caitlin Fleishman, Judnise Guillet, Gregory Molina, Michelle Pierre-Vilmont and Yasmine Raddassi in City Council effective December 12, 2020.

    1167
    Councilor Janey for Councilor Arroyo offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Caitlin Fleishman, Judnise Guillet, Gregory Molina, Michelle Pierre-Vilmont and Yasmine Raddassi in City Council effective December 19, 2020.

    1168
    Tải game đổi thẻ Councilor Janey for Councilor Bok offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Lauren Brody, Emily Brown, Henry Santana and Jonathan Spillane in City Council effective December 12, 2020.

    1169
    Councilor Janey for Councilor Bok offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Lauren Brody, Emily Brown, Henry Santana and Jonathan Spillane in City Council effective December 19, 2020.

    1170
    Councilor Janey for Councilor Wu offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Avital Robbins in City Council.

    1171
    Councilor Janey for Councilor Campbell offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Dustin Gardner, Sean Gauthier, Cheryl Harding, Carl Jean-Louis and Elizabeth Pimentel in City Council.

    1172
    Councilor Janey offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee's in City Council.

    GREEN SHEETS:

    Legislative Calendar for December 16, 2020.

    CONSENT AGENDA:

    1173
    Tải game đổi thẻ Councilor Mejia offered the following: Resolution congratulating Dr. Gregory Williams.

    1174
    Tải game đổi thẻ Councilor Mejia offered the following: Resolution congratulating Dr. Gail Dines.

    1175
    Councilor Mejia offered the following: Resolution congratulating Adrienne Augustus.

    1176
    Councilor Mejia offered the following: Resolution congratulating Audrey Morrissey.

    1177
    Councilor Mejia offered the following: Resolution recognizing Annette Bartley.

    1178
    Tải game đổi thẻ Councilor Mejia offered the following: Resolution recognizing Sylvia Brewer.

    1179
    Councilor Mejia offered the following: Resolution recognizing Karen Williams.

    1180
    Tải game đổi thẻ Councilor Mejia offered the following: Resolution recognizing Shellina Semexant.

    1181
    Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution recognizing Eleanor Fisher Kaplan.

    1182
    Tải game đổi thẻ Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution recognizing Robert MacGregor.

    1183
    Tải game đổi thẻ Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution recognizing Michael Fagone.