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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/1/2021 12:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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2021-1211 1 Report of Public OfficerNotice was received from the City Clerk of a Vacancy in the City Council at Large Seat.Placed on file.  Action details Video Video
2021-1212 1 Report of Public OfficerCommunication was received by the City Clerk from the Board of Election Commissioners certifying the results of the November 5, 2019 election held for the office of City Councilor at Large.Placed on file.  Action details Video Video
2021-1213 1 Report of Public OfficerNotice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Adam Cederbaum as Corporation Counsel, effective November 22, 2021.Placed on file.  Action details Video Video
2021-1214 1 Report of Public OfficerNotice was received from the Mayor of the reappointment of Kannan Thiruvengadam as a member of the City of Boston Conservation Commission.Placed on file.  Action details Video Video
2021-1215 1 Report of Public OfficerNotice was received from the Mayor of the reappointment of Priscilla Flint-Banks as a member of the City of Boston Scholarship Fund Commission.Placed on file.  Action details Video Video
2021-1216 1 Report of Public OfficerNotice was received from the Mayor of the reappointment of Bejazmin Jiminez as a member of the City of Boston Scholarship Fund Commission.Placed on file.  Action details Video Video
2021-1217 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 November 17, 2021.Placed on file.  Action details Video Video
2021-1218 1 Report of Public OfficerCommunication was received from John W. Parsons, Esq., Executive Director, Boston Retirement Board re: Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2023.Placed on file.  Action details Video Video
2021-1207 1 Matters Recently Heard-For Possible ActionOn the message and order referred on December 1, 2021 Docket #1207 authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of One Hundred Six Thousand Five Hundred Seventy Five Dollars ($106,575.00), in the form of a grant, for the FY22 DMH Co-Response Grant, awarded by the MA Department of Mental Health to be administered by the Boston Police Department. The grant will fund a full-time recovery coach/forensic peer specialist to assist Boston Police Department officers with Hub & Center of Responsibility meetings, citywide, the committee submitted a report recommending the order ought to pass.Referred to  Action details Video Video
2021-1208 1 Mayor OrderMessage and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Seventy Five Thousand Dollars ($75,000.00) in the form of a grant for the Federal FY21 Our Town grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Arts to be administered by the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture. The grant will fund planning for the Little Saigon Cultural District in Dorchester.The report was accepted; the order was passed.  Action details Video Video
2021-1209 1 Matters Recently Heard-For Possible ActionOn the message and order, referred on December 1, 2021 Docket #1209, authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Seventy Two Thousand Six Hundred Dollars ($72,600.00) in the form of a grant for the FY2022 Jail/Arrest Diversion Grant, awarded by the MA Department of Mental Health to be administered by the Boston Police Department. The grant will fund overtime cost to backfill Crisis Intervention Training and other mental health training for officers, the committee submitted a report recommending the order ought to pass.Referred to  Action details Video Video
2021-1210 1 Committee ReportsOn the message and order, referred on December 1, 2021, Docket #1210, authorizing the City of Boston to extend the local option first adopted in 2012 that offers members of the Massachusetts National Guard and reservist on active duty in foreign countries a real and personal property tax exemption of up to 100% of the total assessed, the Committee submitted a report recommending the order ought to pass.Referred to  Action details Video Video
2021-0967 2 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.The report was accepted; the order was passed.  Action details Video Video
2021-1205 2 Matters Recently Heard-For Possible ActionOn the message and order, referred on November 17, 2021, Docket #1205, authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Eight Million Dollars ($8,000,000.00) in the form a grant, awarded by the United States Department of the Treasury, to be administered by the City of Boston's Chief Financial Officer/Collector Treasurer. The grant will fund the communities and families most affected by the public health and economic impact of COVID-19 pandemic, the expansion of the fare free transit program, the committee submitted a report recommending the order ought to pass.The report was accepted; the order was passed.  Action details Video Video
2021-1166 2 Matters Recently Heard-For Possible ActionCouncilor Bok called Docket #1166, message and order for your approval an order authorizing the City of Boston to appropriate the amount of One Million Two Hundred Twelve Thousand Dollars ($1,212,000.00) for the purpose of paying the cost of a feasibility study and schematic design associated with the boiler and window and door replacement projects at certain Boston Public Schools. This includes the payments of all costs incidental or related thereto, and for which the City of Boston may be eligible for a grant from the Massachusetts School Building Authority (“MSBA”), said amount to be expended under the direction of the Public Facilities Department on behalf of the Boston Public Schools, from the Assignment sheet. Hearing no objection, the matter was before the body. On motion of Councilor Bok, the order was read a second time and again passed; yeas 13.The report was accepted; the order was read once and passed.   Action details Video Video
2021-1182 2 Matters Recently Heard-For Possible ActionOn the message and order, referred on November 17, 2021 Docket #1182, relative to the adoption of classification in the City of Boston in Fiscal Year 2022, the committee submitted a report recommending the order ought to pass.The report was accepted; the order was passed.  Action details Video Video
2021-1079 2 Matters Recently Heard-For Possible ActionOrder for a hearing on the Status of Early Education and Childcare Workers.Remains in   Action details Video Video
2021-1219 1 Committee ReportsOn the petition, referred on December 1, 2021, Docket #1219, for a special law re: An Act Regarding The Disability Pension for Matthew Morris, submits a report recommending that the home rule petition ought to pass in a new draft.Referred to  Action details Video Video
2021-1220 1 Committee ReportsOn the petition, referred on December 1, 2021, Docket #1220, for a special law re: An Act Regarding The Disability Pension for Richard Cintilo, submits a report recommending that the home rule petition ought to pass in a new draft.Referred to  Action details Video Video
2021-1221 1 Committee ReportsOn the petition, referred on December 1, 2021, Docket #1221, for a special law re: An Act Regarding the Disability Pension for Scott O’Brien, submits a report recommending that the home rule petition ought to pass in a new draft.Referred to  Action details Video Video
2021-1222 1 Council Legislative ResolutionResolution for the adoption of the City of Boston 2021 Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan.adopted  Action details Video Video
2021-1223 1 Personnel OrdersCouncilor O'Malley for Councilor Flynn offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employees Ana Calderon, Charles Levin, Melissa Lo, Sophia Wang and Vanessa Woo in City Council effective December 4, 2021.Passed under suspension of the rules.  Action details Video Video
2021-1224 1 Personnel OrdersCouncilor O'Malley for Councilor Flynn offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employees Ana Calderon, Charles Levin, Melissa Lo, Sophia Wang and Vanessa Woo in City Council effective December 11, 2021.Passed under suspension of the rules.  Action details Video Video
2021-1237 1 Personnel OrdersCouncilor Janey offered the following; Order for the appointment of temporary employee Samuel Hurtado in City Council.Passed  Action details Not available
2021-1238 1 Personnel OrdersCouncilor Janey for Councilor Murphy offered the following; Order for the appointment of temporary employee Ryan Clark in City Council.Passed  Action details Not available
2021-1239 1 Committee ReportsOn the message and order, referred on December 1, 2021, Docket #1239, authorizing the creation of a Sheltered Market Program in conformity with the requirements of G.L.C Chapter 30 B Section 18. This authorization applies to contracts for goods, professional services and support services. this authorization is for no more than 6 contracts which must be awarded by June 30, 2022. This Sheltered Market Program shall be available for disadvantaged minority and women owned venders for whom there is a demonstrated "substantial Disparity" in the City's 2020 Disparity Study,the committee submitted a report recommending the order ought to pass.Referred to  Action details Not available
GS - 12/1/21 1 Green SheetLegislative Calendar for December 1, 2021.   Action details Not available
2021-1225 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing Alex Edwards.adopted  Action details Not available
2021-1226 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing Angie Fernandez.adopted  Action details Not available
2021-1227 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing Christian Jones.adopted  Action details Video Video
2021-1228 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing Denisha McDonald.adopted  Action details Video Video
2021-1229 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing Donaldson Vilme.adopted  Action details Video Video
2021-1230 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing Johanna Edwards.adopted  Action details Video Video
2021-1231 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing Tahina Vilme.adopted  Action details Video Video
2021-1232 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution congratulating Stephanie Lovell.adopted  Action details Video Video
2021-1233 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution in memory of Michael Cintolo.adopted  Action details Video Video
2021-1234 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution in memory of Nobel Garcia.adopted  Action details Video Video
2021-1235 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing Muriel Beasley.adopted  Action details Video Video
2021-1236 1 Consent Agenda ResolutionResolution recognizing James W. Hunt Jr.adopted  Action details Video Video