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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/15/2021 12:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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2021-0953 1 Matters Recently Heard-For Possible ActionOn the message and order, referred September 15, 2021 Docket 0953, authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Twenty Five Million Dollars ($25,000,000.00) in the form of a grant for the Commonwealth Builder Program, awarded by the Massachusetts Housing Partnership to be administered by the Department of Neighborhood Development. The grant will fund the creation of workforce homeownership housing units and the long-term availability of those units to eligible moderate-income households, the committee submitted a report recommending the order ought to pass. The report was accepted; the order was passed.Referred to  Action details Video Video
2021-0954 1 Committee ReportsOn the message and order, referred on September 24, 2021, Docket #0954, authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Four Million Dollars ($4,000,000.00) in the form of a grant, for the FY22 Public Safety Answering Point Support and Incentive Grant, awarded by the MA Executive Office of Public Safety & Security to be administered by the Police Department. The Grant will fund costs associated with providing Enhanced 911 Services, the committee submitted a report recommending that the order ought to pass. The report was accepted; the order was passed.Referred to  Action details Video Video
2021-0955 1 Matters Recently Heard-For Possible ActionOn the message and order, referred on September 25, 2021 Docket #0955, authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Four Million Dollars ($4,000,000.00) in the form of a grant for the Allston-Brighton Homeowner Fund, awarded by the Boston Redevelopment Authority to be administered by the Department of Neighborhood Development. The grant will fund programming to foster affordable homeownership and homeowner stability in Allston Brighton, the committee submitted a report recommending the order ought to pass in a new draft. The report was accepted; the order was passed in a new draft.Referred to  Action details Video Video
2021-0956 1 Committee ReportsOn the message and order, referred on September 24, 2021, Docket #0956, authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Three Hundred Ninety-Nine Thousand Four Hundred Eighteen Dollars and Seventy-Three Cents ($399,418.73) in the form of a grant for the FY22 State 911 Training Grant, awarded by the MA Executive Office of Public Safety & Security to be administered by the Police Department. The grant will fund the training and certification of Enhanced 911 Telecommunications staff, the committee submitted a report recommending the order ought to pass. The report was accepted; the order was passed.Referred to  Action details Video Video
2021-0957 1 Matters Recently Heard-For Possible ActionOn the message and order, referred September 15, 2021 Docket 0957, authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Two Hundred Fifty-Four Thousand One Hundred Ninety-Four Dollars ($254,194.00) in the form of a grant, for the Challenge Grant, awarded by the William T. Grant Foundation, passed through Northeastern University, to be administered by the Department of Youth and Employment. The grant will fund research by Northeastern University Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy that inform the design of a more inclusive workforce development system for the youth in Boston, the committee submitted a report recommending the order ought to pass. The report was accepted; the order was passed.Referred to  Action details Video Video
2021-0958 1 Committee ReportsOn the message and order, referred on September 15, 2021, Docket #0958, Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000.00) in the form of a grant for the No Kid Hungry, awarded by Share Our Strength to be administered by the Office of Food Access. The grant will fund school-based food programs (BosFoodLove) and the Community Hub Schools Initiative, the committee submitted a report recommending the order ought to pass. The report was accepted; the order was passed.Referred to  Action details Video Video
2021-0959 1 Mayor OrderMessage and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Forty Four Thousand Six Hundred Forty Seven Dollars ($44,647.00) in the form of a grant, for the FY20 CARES Act Supplemental Operating Funds, awarded by the United States Department of Housing & Urban Development, passed through the Boston Housing Authority, to be administered by the Office of Food Access. The grant will fund food box preparation and delivery services to eight BHA housing sites.The rules were suspended; the order was passed.  Action details Video Video
2021-0960 1 Mayor OrderMessage and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Thirty Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($32,500.00) in the form of a grant for a Policy Fellowship, awarded by the University of Massachusetts to be administered by the Office of Equity. The grant will fund a research fellow who will assist in tracking a diverse portfolio of policy issues, and benchmarking policy trends nationally.The rules were suspended; the order was passed.  Action details Video Video
2021-0961 1 Mayor OrderMessage and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) in the form of a grant, for the Youth Poet Laureate Program, awarded by Donor Groups to be administered by the Arts & Culture. The grant will fund and support the publication of the next Youth Poet Laureate Book.The rules were suspended; the order was passed.  Action details Video Video
2021-0962 1 Report of Public OfficerNotice was received from the Acting Mayor of the appointment of Alison Brizius as Commissioner of the Environment Department effective August 2, 2021.Placed on file.  Action details Video Video
2021-0963 1 Report of Public OfficerNotice 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 August 18, 2021.Placed on file.  Action details Video Video
2021-0964 2 Report of Public OfficerThe Constables Bond of Samuel Desrosiers has been duly approved and received by the Collector-Treasurer and approved under the usual terms and conditions.approved under the usual terms and conditions  Action details Video Video
2021-0965 1.Report of Public OfficerNotice was received from the Acting Mayor of the appointment of Jasmin Winn as the Project Manager for the Boston Cannabis Board effective September 20, 2021Placed on file.  Action details Video Video
2021-0549 7 Committee ReportsOn the message and order referred on April 14, 2021, Docket #0549, authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Two Million Fifty-One Thousand Nine Hundred Three Dollars ($2,051,903.00) in the form of a grant for the Boston Cultural Fund, awarded by the Boston Redevelopment Authority to be administered by the Office of Arts and Culture. The grant will fund cultural spaces, organizations, programs, artists, and activities in the South End, with the goal of preserving and enhancing cultural activity, the committee submitted a report recommending the order ought to pass. The report was accepted the order was passed.The report was accepted; the order was passed.  Action details Video Video
2021-0353 2 Committee ReportsOn the communication referred on February 24, 2021, Docket #0353, was received from Eneida Tavares, Chair, of the Board of Election, for your approval a citizen petition entitled "Petition for Eversource Substation East Boston", the committee submitted a report recommending the petition ought to pass in a new draft. The report was accepted; the petition was passed in a new draft.The report was accepted; the order was passed in a new draft.  Action details Video Video
2021-0481 2 Committee ReportsOn the message and ordinance referred on March 31, 2021, Docket #0481, Amending the City of Boston Code, Section 5-5.20, Paid Parental Leave for City of Boston Employees, the committee submitted a report recommending that the ordinance ought to pass. The report was accepted; the ordinance was passed.The report was accepted; the ordinance was passed.  Action details Video Video
2021-0773 2 Committee ReportsOn the ordinance referred on June 16, 2021, Docket #0773, ordinance creating a Commission on Black Men and Boys, the committee submitted a report recommending the ordinance ought to pass in a new draft. The report was accepted; the ordinance was passed in a new draft.The report was accepted; the order was passed in a new draft.  Action details Video Video
2021-0896 2 Committee ReportsOn the Communication referred on August 18, 2021, Docket #0896, was received from Eneida Tavares, Chair, of the Board of Election, for your approval a citizen petition entitled "An Elected Boston School Committee" for the placement of a local nonbinding public opinion advisory question on the ballot of the next regular municipal election on November 2, 2021, submits a report recommending that the petition ought to pass. The report was accepted; the petition was passed.The report was accepted; the petition was passed.  Action details Video Video
2021-0775 1 Committee ReportsOrdinance Amending City of Boston Code, Ordinances, Chapter VII, Sections 7-2.1 and 7-2.2, Building Energy Reporting and Disclosure (BERDO).Remains in   Action details Video Video
2021-0966 1 Council Hearing OrderOrder for a hearing to discuss city protocols for providing public records.Referred to  Action details Video Video
2021-0967 1 Committee ReportsOn the order, referred on September 15, 2021, Docket 30967, regarding the Civilian Review Board Nomination, the committee submitted a report recommending that the enclosed nine names appointment to Civilian Review Board.Referred to  Action details Video Video
2021-0968 1 Council Legislative ResolutionResolution recognizing September 15th-October 15th as Hispanic Heritage Month in the City of Boston.adoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-0969 1 Council Legislative ResolutionResolution celebrating Always Ask, Proud to Tell Day.adoptedPass Action details Video Video
2021-0970 1 Personnel OrdersCouncilor O'Malley for Councilor Bok offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employees Kennedy Avery and Emily Brown in City Council.Passed under suspension of the rules.  Action details Video Video
2021-0992 1 Report of Public OfficerAn Ordinance increasing Voter Participation through Prepaid Return Envelopes for Mail-In Voting. On motion of Councilors Edwards and O'Malley, Rule 12 was invoked to include Councilor Flynn as a co-sponsor. On motion of Councilors Edwards, O'Malley and Flynn, the rules were suspended; the ordinance was passed.deletepassed  Action details Not available
2021-0993 1 Report of Public OfficerOrder for a Hearing regarding the Status of the BPDA's Plan: East Boston InitiativeReferred to  Action details Video Video
2021-0971 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution in memory of Orestes Demetriades.adopted  Action details Not available
2021-0972 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution in memory of Thomas M. Donahue.adoptedPass Action details Not available
2021-0973 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution congratulating Nicole Dumas.adoptedPass Action details Not available
2021-0974 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing Margot Gillian O'Malley.adoptedPass Action details Not available
2021-0975 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution congratulating Officer Jorge Mercado.adoptedPass Action details Not available
2021-0976 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing Alison Newman.adoptedPass Action details Not available
2021-0977 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing Chrismaldi Vazquez-Casado.adoptedPass Action details Not available
2021-0978 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing Black Boston COVID Coalition.adoptedPass Action details Not available
2021-0979 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing Yhinny Matos.adoptedPass Action details Not available
2021-0980 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing Monica Cannon Grant.adoptedPass Action details Not available
2021-0981 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing Tufts Health Plan Senior Care Option.adoptedPass Action details Not available
2021-0982 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing Vetto Casado.adoptedPass Action details Not available
2021-0983 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing Determined Divas.adoptedPass Action details Not available
2021-0984 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing Pamela Aimee Leins.adoptedPass Action details Not available
2021-0985 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing John Martin.adoptedPass Action details Not available
2021-0986 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution in memory of Man Ho Chan.adoptedPass Action details Not available
2021-0987 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing Omesa Spencer.adoptedPass Action details Not available
2021-0988 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing Lesley Durant.adoptedPass Action details Not available
2021-0989 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing Janette Bartley.adoptedPass Action details Not available
2021-0990 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing Raymond Nenbard.adoptedPass Action details Not available
2021-0991 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution congratulating Michelle Goldberg and PJ McCaw.adopted  Action details Not available