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Last updated: 01/08/2018 - 1:19pm

City Council meeting

The City Council is holding a meeting on January 31 at 12 p.m.

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All meetings are open to the public. You can also watch meetings on Comcast channel 8, RCN channel 82, and online at Boston.gov. PLEASE NOTE

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The schedule for meetings is subject to change at the call of the City Council president.

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Discussion Topics

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES: COMMUNICATIONS FROM HIS HONOR, THE MAYOR:

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0230 Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to submit to the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) Statements of Interest for

their Accelerated Repair Program for the following schools: Rafael Hernandez School, Patrick Lyndon, Donald McKay K-8, James Otis, Josiah Quincy ES, Snowden International at Copley and the John D. O'Bryant School of Mathematics and Science. The Statements of Interest describe and explain the deficiencies and priority category for which the City of Boston may be invited to apply to the Massachusetts School Building Authority in the future.
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0231 Message and order to reduce the appropriation for the reserve for Collective Bargaining by One Hundred Thirty-Four Thousand Nine Hundred

Fifty-Seven Dollars ( 134,957.00) to provide funding for the Boston Public Schools for the FY18 cost contained with the collective bargaining agreements between the Boston School Committee and the Boston School Police Patrolmen's Association.
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0232 Message and order approving a supplemental appropriation of One Hundred Thirty-Four Thousand Nine Hundred Fifty-Seven Dollars ( 134,957.00) to

cover the FY18 cost items contained with the collective bargaining agreements between the Boston School Committee and the Boston School Patrolmen Association. The terms of the contracts are September 1, 2016 through August 31, 2017 and September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2020. The major provisions of the contracts include base wage increases of 2 in October of each fiscal year. The agreements also contain other benefits including new steps.
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Filed in the City Clerk's Office on January 29, 2018.

0233 Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept the amount of Thirty Thousand Dollars ( 30,000.00) in the form of a grant for the

Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force Program, awarded by the United States Department of Justice to be administered by the Police Department. The grant will fund surveillance vehicle(s) for the Boston Police Department Fugitive Unit.
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REPORTS OF PUBLIC OFFICERS AND OTHERS:

0234 Notice was received from the Mayor of his absence from the City from 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 until 1:30 P.M. on Friday, January

26, 2018.

0235 Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Michael Parker, as a member of the Boston Conservation Commission, for a term expiring

November 1, 2019.
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0236 Communication was received from Timothy J. Smyth, Esquire, Executive Officer, for the appointment of Thomas V.J. Jackson to the Boston

Retirement Board for a term expiring on January 15, 2021.
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0237 Communication was received from Ronald W. Rakow, Assessing Commissioner, of the appointment of William Dudula as an Assistant Assessor. MOTIONS,

ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS:
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0238 Councilors O'Malley and Pressley offered the following: Order for a hearing on implementing a curbside composting program in Boston.

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0239 Councilor Essaibi-George offered the following: Order for a hearing regarding the Annual Homeless Census.

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0240 Councilor Campbell offered the following: Order for a hearing to explore the possibility of allowing non-U.S. Citizens to vote in municipal

elections and to examine other inclusive practices. PERSONNEL ORDERS:
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0241 Councilor Campbell for Councilor Janey offered the following: Order for the appointment of temporary employee Saynab Maalin in City Council.

GREEN SHEETS:
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Legislative Calendar for January 31, 2018. CONSENT AGENDA:

0242 Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution in memory of James H. McPhillips

0243 Councilors McCarthy and O'Malley offered the following: Resolution in memory of May Pieroway

0244 Councilor Baker offered the following: Resolution extending our gratitude to Eleanor Arpino for her dedication to Lower Mills

0245 Councilor Wu on behalf of all Councilors offered the following: Resolution declaring January 29, 2018 as James Donnelly Day.

0246 Councilor Edwards offered the following: Resolution congratulating Max Gruner.

0247 Councilor Edwards offered the following: Resolution recognizing Lila Kanj.

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0248 Councilor Edwards offered the following: Resolution recognizing Adnai Mendez.

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0249 Councilors Flaherty and Flynn offered the following: Resolution in memory of Ryan P. O'Shea.

0250 Councilor Pressley offered the following: Resolution congratulating Donalexander Goss.

0251 Councilor Pressley offered the following: Resolution congratulating Monica Coleman.

0252 Councilor Pressley offered the following: Resolution congratulating Lawanda Settles.

0253 Councilor Flynn offered the following: Resolution in memory of Lawrence V. McCarthy III.

0254 Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution in memory of Carol Ryan.

January 31, 2018

12:00pm

Christopher A. Iannella Chamber

1 City Hall Square

Fifth Floor

Boston, MA 02201

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