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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/20/2021 12:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2021-1067 1 Mayor Home Rule PetitionMessage and order for your approval a home rule petition to the General Court entitled; “Petition for a Special Law Re: Expanding the Authority of the Public Facilities Commission with Respect to Housing Stabilization.”Referred to  Action details Video Video
2021-1068 1 Mayor OrderMessage and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Four Hundred Twenty Five Thousand Eight Hundred Eighty One Dollars ($425,881.00) in the form of a grant for the FY21 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant-Local Allocation, awarded by the United States Department of Justice to be administered by the Police Department. The grant will fund a Domestic Violence Management Analyst at the Family Justice Center, a Hub & Center of Responsibility Coordinator and a Technology Coordinator for multiple data collection, reporting and record management systems.The rules were suspended; the order was passed.  Action details Video Video
2021-1069 1 Mayor OrderMessage and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00) in the form a grant for the FY22 National Violent Death Reporting System Grant, award by the MA Department of Public of Health to be administered by the Police Department. The grant will fund data collection by the Bureau of Investigative Services and the Drug Control Unit.The rules were suspended; the order was passed.  Action details Video Video
2021-1070 1 Mayor OrderCouncilor Wu called Docket #1070, message and order approving the receipt of a Preservation Restriction Agreement on the Vertullo Building, 74-84 Fairmount Avenue, Hyde Park, Boston, Massachusetts, 02136-2734, from the Committee of Planning, Development and Transportation. Hearing no objection, the matter was before the body. On motion of Councilor Wu, the order was passed.Referred to  Action details Video Video
2026-1071 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 September 15, 2021.Placed on file.  Action details Video Video
2021-1072 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 September 22, 2021.Placed on file.  Action details Video Video
2021-1073 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 September 29, 2021.Placed on file.  Action details Video Video
2021-1074 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 October 6, 2021.Placed on file.  Action details Video Video
2021-1075 1 Report of Public OfficerNotice was received from the Acting Mayor of the temporary appointment of Tammy Pust, as Interim Director of Labor Relations effective October 4, 2021.Placed on file.  Action details Video Video
2021-1076 1 Report of Public OfficerNotice was received from the Acting Mayor of the appointment of Kannan Thiruvengadam as a member of the Conservation Commission.Placed on file.  Action details Video Video
2021-1077 1 Report of Public OfficerNotice was received from the Acting Mayor of her absence from the City from 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, October 9, 2021until 4:00 P.M. on Sunday, October 10, 2021.Placed on file.  Action details Video Video
2021-0685 3 Committee ReportsOn the message and order, referred on May 19, 2021, Docket #0685, Regarding a Text Amendment to the Boston Zoning Code with respect to parking minimums for affordable housing, 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 Not available
2021-0958 2 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.The report was accepted; the order was passed.  Action details Not available
2021-0397 2 Committee ReportsOn the Ordinance, referred on March 3, 2021, Docket #0397, Ordinance on Surveillance Oversight and Information Sharing, the committee submitted a report recommending 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 Not available
2021-0994 2 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.The report was accepted; the order was passed.  Action details Not available
2021-0995 2 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.The report was accepted; the order was passed.  Action details Not available
2021-0996 2 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.The report was accepted; the order was passed.  Action details Not available
2021-0997 2 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.The report was accepted; the order was passed.  Action details Not available
2021-0999 2 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.The report was accepted; the order was passed.  Action details Not available
2021-1001 2 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 passedThe report was accepted; the order was passed.  Action details Not available
2021-1078 1 Council OrdinanceOrdinance Preventing Wage Theft in the City of Boston.Referred to  Action details Video Video
2021-1014 2 Committee ReportsOn the message and order, referred on September 29, 2021, Docket #1014, Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($500,000.00) in the form of a grant for the FY21 Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program, awarded by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture-USDA to be administered by the Office of Food Access. The grant will fund projects to increase the purchase of fresh fruits and vegetables by low-income SNAP consumers, , 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 Not available
2021-1013 2 Matters Recently Heard-For Possible ActionOn the message and order, referred on September 29 , 2021 Docket #1013, authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Seven Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($750,000.00) in the form of a Land Water Conservation Fund grant awarded by the National Park Service, passed through the Massachusetts Division of Conservation Services, to be administered by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department. The grant will be used for improvements at Malcolm X Park that will make paths, entrances, and play areas compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act, 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
2021-0825 2 Matters Recently Heard-For Possible ActionOn the message and order, referred on June 30, 2021 Docket #0825, authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Six Hundred Seventy Two Thousand Six Hundred Eighty Five Dollars and Sixty Cents ($672,685.60) in the form of a grant for the FY22 YouthWorks, awarded by the MA Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development, passed through the Economic Development & Industrial Corporation of Boston, to be administered by the Youth Engagement & Employment. The grant will fund the Summer 2021 Success Link Employment Program, 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
2021-0826 2 Matters Recently Heard-For Possible ActionOn the message and order, referred on June 30, 2021 Docket #0825, authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Four Hundred Seventy Six Thousand Six Hundred and Sixty Six Dollars ($476,666.00) in the form of a grant for Nutrition Services for Boston elders, 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 FY21 Title IIIC Supplemental, 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
2021-1011 2 Matters Recently Heard-For Possible ActionOn the message and order, referred September 29, 2021 Docket 1011, authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of One Million Seven Hundred Sixty Eight Thousand Three Hundred Seventy Eight Dollars and Fifty Six Cents ($1,768,378.56) in the form of a grant for the FY22 State Elder Lunch Program, awarded by the MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs to be administered by the Age Strong Commission. The grant will fund nutrition services for up to 284,394 meals for older adults in the City of Boston at $6.24 per meal, 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
2021-0849 2 Matters Recently Heard-For Possible ActionOn the message and order, referred on July 21, 2021 Docket # 0849, for your approval of the receipt of a Preservation Restriction Agreement on 41 Melrose Street, Boston, Ma 02116 by the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities d/b/a Historic New England, the committee submitted a report recommending the order ought to pass. The report was accepted, the order was passedThe report was accepted; the order was passed.  Action details Video Video
2021-0638 2 Committee ReportsOn the message and ordinance, referred on May 5, 2021, Docket #0638, to create the Boston Commemoration Commission, the committee submitted a report recommending that the ordinance ought to pass in a new draft.Remains in   Action details Video Video
2021-1079 1 Matters Recently Heard-For Possible ActionOrder for a hearing on the Status of Early Education and Childcare Workers.Referred to  Action details Video Video
2021-1080 1 Council Legislative ResolutionResolution in Support of S.874 and H.1435, an Act Promoting Housing Stability and Homelessness Prevention In Massachusetts. On motion of Edwards , rule 12 was invoked to include Councilor Bok as a co-sponsor. On motion of Councilor Edwards, Arroyo and Bok, the rules were suspended; the resolution was adopted.adopted  Action details Video Video
2021-1081 1 Council Legislative ResolutionResolution in support of H. 3115 "An Act Ensuring Equitable Representation in the Commonwealth". On motion of Councilor Flynn and Wu, the rules were suspended; the resolution was adopted.adopted  Action details Video Video
2021-1082 1 Council Legislative ResolutionResolution recognizing October as Dyslexia Awareness Month in the City of Boston. On motion of Councilor Mejia, the rules were suspended; the resolution was adopted.adopted  Action details Video Video
2021-1083 1 Personnel OrdersCouncilor O'Malley for Councilor Essaibi George offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Karen Foley in City Council.Passed under suspension of the rules.  Action details Video Video
2021-1084 1 Personnel OrdersCouncilor O'Malley for Councilor Essaibi George offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Danielle Foley in City Council.Passed under suspension of the rules.  Action details Video Video
2021-1085 1 Personnel OrdersCouncilor O'Malley for Councilor Mejia offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Sandra Saavedra Sanchez in City Council effective October 23, 2021.Passed under suspension of the rules.  Action details Video Video
2021-1105 1 Personnel OrdersCouncilor O'Malley for Councilor Wu offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employees Rebecca Arellano, Brianna Millor, Avital Robbins and David Vittorini, Jr. effective in City Council on October 23, 2021.Passed under suspension of the rules.  Action details Video Video
2021-1106 1 Personnel OrdersCouncilor O'Malley for Councilor Wu offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employees Rebecca Arellano, Brianna Millor, Avital Robbins and David Vittorini, Jr. effective in City Council on October 30, 2021.Passed under suspension of the rules.  Action details Video Video
2021-1107 1 Council OrdinanceAn Ordinance regarding Access to Public Spaces.Referred to  Action details Video Video
2021-1086 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing Republic of China Day in Boston.adopted  Action details Not available
2021-1087 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution in recognition of Jerry Rubin.adopted  Action details Not available
2021-1088 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution in memory of Anne Marie Collins.adopted  Action details Not available
2021-1089 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing Cynthia Woolcock.adopted  Action details Not available
2021-1090 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing Saint Columbkille Parish.adopted  Action details Not available
2021-1091 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing 58 retiring Boston Police Officers for their years of service.adopted  Action details Not available
2021-1092 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing Filiberto Santiago.adopted  Action details Not available
2021-1093 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing Morning Star Baptist Church.adopted  Action details Not available
2021-1094 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing Pattie Happnie.adopted  Action details Not available
2021-1095 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing 25 community members for Hispanic Heritage Month.adopted  Action details Not available
2021-1096 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution congratulating George O'Malley.adopted  Action details Not available
2021-1097 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing the Mulvey Family.adopted  Action details Not available
2021-1098 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution in memory of James Cali.adopted  Action details Not available
2021-1099 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution in memory of Tony Demarco.adopted  Action details Not available
2021-1100 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution in memory of Fernando Da Silva.adopted  Action details Not available
2021-1101 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution congratulating John O'Neill.adopted  Action details Not available
2021-1102 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution congratulating Verissimo Tavares.adopted  Action details Not available
2021-1103 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution congratulating Demone Coleman.adopted  Action details Not available
2021-1104 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution congratulating Reginald Dennis.adopted  Action details Not available