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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/22/2021 12:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Agenda packet: Agenda Packet Agenda Packet
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2021-0994 1 Committee ReportsOn the message and order, referred on September 22, 2021, Docket #0994, Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of One Million Six Hundred Three Thousand One Hundred Twelve Dollars ($1,603,112.00) in the form a grant for the American Rescue Plan Act, Title III-B awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, passed though the MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs, to be administered by the Age Strong Commission. The grant will fund Supportive Services for older adults in Boston, for the period 4/1/21 through 6/30/22, 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
2021-0995 1 Committee ReportsOn the message and order, referred on September 22, 2021, Docket #0995, Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of One Million Four Hundred Six Thousand Three Hundred Thirty One Dollars ($1,406,331.00) in the form of a grant, for the American Rescue Plan Act-Title III-C Nutrition program, awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, passed through the MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs, to be administered by Age Strong Commission. The grant will fund nutrition services for older adults in Boston, for the period 4/1/21 through 6/30/22, 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
2021-0996 1 Committee ReportsOn the message and order, referred on September 22, 2021, Docket #0996, Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Four Hundred Twenty Three Thousand One Hundred Seventy Dollars ($423,170.00) in the form of a grant for the American Rescue Plan Act- Title III-A, awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, passed through the MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs, to be administered by the Age Strong Commission. The grant will fund administration cost for planning and implementation by the Age Strong Commission, from 4/1/2021 to 9/14/2021, 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
2021-0997 1 Committee ReportsOn the message and order, referred on September 22, 2021, Docket #0997, Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Three Hundred Ninety Four Thousand One Hundred Thirty Three Dollars ($394,133.00) in the form of a grant for the American Rescue Plan Act, Title III-E, awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, passed through the MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs, to be administered by the Age Strong Commission. The grant will fund Family Caregiver Services for older adults in Boston, for the period 4/1/2021 through 6/30/22, 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
2021-0998 1 Mayor OrderCouncilor Edwards called Docket #0998, message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Three Hundred Forty Five Thousand Six Hundred Seventy Eight Dollars ($345,678.00) in the form of a grant, for the FY22 Fair Housing Assistance Program, awarded by the United States Department of Housing & Urban Development to be administered by the Department of Fair Housing and Equity. The grant will fund processing and training cost related to housing discrimination complaints received by the Boston Fair Housing & Equity Commission, from the Committee of the Housing & Community Development. No objection being heard, the matter was before the body. On motion of Councilor Edwards; the order was passed.Referred to  Action details Video Video
2021-0999 1 Committee ReportsOn the message and order, referred on September 22, 2021, Docket #0999, authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of One Hundred Fifty Seven Thousand Five Hundred Twenty Two Dollars ($157,522.00) in the form of a grant, for the American Rescue Plan Act, Title III-D, awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, passed through the MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs, to be administered by the Age Strong Commission. The grant will fund the Long-Term Care Ombudsman program, for the period 4/1/21 through 6/30/22, 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
2021-1000 1 Mayor OrderMessage and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of One Hundred Forty One Thousand Eight Hundred Sixty Five Dollars ($141,865.00) in the form of a grant for the Federal FY21 Title III: Expanding access to COVID-19 Vaccines via Aging Networks, awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, passed through the MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs, to be administered by the Age Strong Commission. The grant will fund direct services to combat vaccine hesitancy, support vaccine equity efforts, and provide transportation stipends, vouchers and or other related services.The rules were suspended; the order was passed.  Action details Video Video
2021-1001 1 Committee ReportsOn the message and order, referred on September 22, 2021, Docket #1001, authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expand the amount of One Hundred Forty Thousand One Hundred Twenty-One Dollars ($140,121.00) in the form of a grant, for the American Rescue Plan Act, Title III-D, awarded by the U.S. Department of Human Health and Services, passed though the MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs, to be administered by the Age Strong Commission. The grant will fund preventative health services for older adults in Boston, for the period 4/1/21 through 6/30/22, the committee submitted a report recommending the order ought to pass. The report was accepted; the order was passedReferred to  Action details Video Video
2021-1002 1 Mayor OrderMessage and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Eighty Four Thousand Nine Hundred Eighteen Dollars ($84,918.00) in the form of a grant for the FY21 Port Security, awarded by the United States Department of Homeland Security to be administered by the Police Department. The grant will fund BPD Harbor Patrol Unit vessels and equipment.The rules were suspended; the order was passed.  Action details Video Video
2021-1003 1 Mayor OrderMessage and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Fifteen Thousand Seven Hundred Sixty Three Dollars ($15,763.00) in the form of a grant, for the Federal FY21 Title III: Expanding Access to COVID-19 Vaccines via Aging Networks, awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, passed through the MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs, to the administered by the Age Strong Commission. The grant will fund staff time to implement expanded vaccine access services to older adults.The rules were suspended; the order was passed.  Action details Video Video
2021-1004 1 Report of Public OfficerCommunication was received from the City Clerk of the Agreement Between the City of Boston and 140 Clarendon LL Limited Partnership Pursuant to Chapter 121A, Section 6A of the Massachusetts General Laws.Placed on file.  Action details Video Video
2021-0775 2 Committee ReportsOrdinance Amending City of Boston Code, Ordinances, Chapter VII, Sections 7-2.1 and 7-2.2, Building Energy Reporting and Disclosure (BERDO).The report was accepted; the order was passed in a new draft.  Action details Video Video
2021-0398 2 Matters Recently Heard-For Possible ActionOrder for a hearing on the safety of construction sites in the City of Boston.Remains in   Action details Video Video
2021-0562 2 Matters Recently Heard-For Possible ActionPetition for a Special Law re: An Act Providing Certain Retirement Benefits for the Widow of a Former Firefighter in the City of Boston.Remains in the committee  Action details Video Video
2021-0953 2 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.The report was accepted; the order was passed.  Action details Video Video
2021-0955 2 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.The report was accepted; the order was passed in a new draft.  Action details Video Video
2021-0859 2 Matters Recently Heard-For Possible ActionOn the petition, referred on July 21, 2021 Docket #0859, a Special Law re: An Act directing the City of Boston Police Department to waive the maximum age requirement for police officers for Daniel Flores, the committee submitted a report recommending 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
2021-1005 1 Council Home Rule PetitionPetition for a Special Law RE: An Act Relative to Boston and Non-Criminal Disposition of Fines.Referred to  Action details Video Video
2021-1006 1 Council Legislative ResolutionResolution Recognizing September as Suicide Prevention and Action Month in the City of Boston. On motion of Councilors Arroyo and Mejia the rules were suspended; the resolution was adopted.adopted  Action details Video Video
2021-1007 1 Council Legislative ResolutionResolution Calling on Congress to Affirm Reproductive Freedom and Pass the Women's Health Protections Act. On motion of Councilor Mejia, the rules were suspended; the resolution was adopted.adopted  Action details Video Video
2021-1009 1 Report of Public OfficerOrder for a hearing on Boston Public Schools Bus Transportation ReliabilityReferred to  Action details Video Video
2021-1008 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing Kathryn Niforos.adopted  Action details Not available