CITY COUNCIL NOTES 2015-2017

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Boston City Council meeting – June 21, 2017: FY18 Budget Resubmittal, Boston Police Cadet Contract, Medically Supervised Injection Facilities, Boston Fire Prevention Code, Disposal of Miniature Alcohol Containers, Health Care Provider Parking Permits, Paris Climate Agreement, Grants

Boston City Council meeting – June 14, 2017: Transportation Infrastructure Grant, Constables, FY18 Operating Budget, Sanctuary School Act, Medical Marijuana Dispensary, Closed Captioning Transcripts

Boston City Council meeting – June 7, 2017: Truck Side Guard Ordinance Report, Constables, City Council Meeting Summer Location, Urban Renewal Extensions, FY18 Capital Budget, Medically Supervised Injection Facilities, National Black Women’s Justice Institute, Fenway Cultural District, Boston City Hall Carbon Footprint

Boston City Council meeting – May 24, 2017: Affordable Housing Projects, Urban Renewal Minor Modifications, HomeBASE and MRVP Program, Alice G. Hennessey Community Room, FY18 Budget Revolving Funds, Sanctuary Schools Act

Boston City Council meeting – May 17, 2017: Constables, Community Preservation Committee, Temporary Protected Status for Haitian Nationals, Malcolm X, Haitian Breakfast and Flag Raising, Council Chamber Accessibility Project

Boston City Council meeting – May 10, 2017: Transportation Policy Briefing Report, Just Cause Eviction (Jim Brooks Stabilization Act), Insurance Benefits for Surviving Spouses, Dyslexia and Special Education, Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, National EMS Memorial

Boston City Council meeting – May 3, 2017: Boston Fire Prevention Code, Boston Retirement Board, Santander Bank Community Reinvestment Act Grade, Boston Police Department Maximum Age Requirement, Mother’s Day Walk for Peace

Boston City Council meeting – April 26, 2017: Boston Policy School Traffic Supervisors Association, Residential Property Exemptions, Winthrop Square Garage Development, Community Choice Aggregation, Financial Records from Discrimination Suits, Boston Youth Clean-Up Campaign, FY18 Budget Hearings Schedule

Boston City Council meeting – April 12, 2017: FY 2018 Budget, Surplus City Parcels, Urban Renewal Progress Update, Immigrant Defense Fund, Early Education and Childcare–Childcare Funding Mechanisms, Shelter Recovery Beds, Winthrop Square Project, Memorial Hero Square

Boston City Council meeting – April 5, 2017: Boston Police School Traffic Supervisors Association, Housing Data, Parking Reserve Fund, Overcoming the Odds Program, MSBA Facility Upgrade, Needle Disposal, Violence in Boston, Residential Property Exemptions, Massachusetts Safe Communities Act, Educator of the Year Award, Council Chamber Accessibility Project

Boston City Council meeting – March 29, 2017: MSBA Facility Upgrade, Plastic Bag Ban, Special Education Equitable Transitions, Early Education and Childcare Policy Briefing–Community-Based Providers, Shelter Recovery Beds, Fenway Cultural District, Urban Renewal Progress Update, MSBA Facilities Upgrades

Boston City Council meeting – March 22, 2017: Nomination Papers, Solitary Confinement, Recruiting & Retaining Educators of Color

Boston City Council meeting – March 15, 2017: Hubway, Surplus City Parcels, Urban Renewal Minor Modifications, MSBA Facilities Upgrade, Childcare Assistance to Homeless Families

Boston City Council meeting – March 8, 2017: Parking Receipts, Just Cause Eviction, Boston Patrolmen’s Association Contract, FY2016 Budget Review, Sanctuary Schools, Liquor Licenses, Needle Disposal

Boston City Council meeting – March 1, 2017: MSBA Facilities Upgrades, Raymond Flynn Marine Park Energy Saving Services, Boston Patrolmen’s Association Contract, Affordable Housing Projects, Reprecincting, Boston Art Commission, Universal Pre-K Funding, Boston Garden Development, Early Education and Childcare Policy Briefing–Childcare for Homeless Families, Boston Fire Department Cadet Program, Biosafety Level 4 Research, Free Petition, White Ribbon Day

Boston City Council meeting – February 15, 2017: Audit Committee Reporting, Investing in Mental Health Supports, Reprecincting, Sex Offender Registration, Affordable Housing

Boston City Council meeting – February 8, 2017: Trust Act Reporting, Reprecincting, Boston Police Cadet Program, Immigrant Defense Fund, Special Committee on Civil Rights, Student Assignment

Boston City Council meeting – February 1, 2017: FY2016 Budget Review, Sanctuary Schools, City Council Communications Assistant

Boston City Council meeting – January 25, 2017: Boston Public Library Trustees, Boston Art Commission, Boards and Commissions, Inclusionary Development Policy, Affordable Housing Project, Universal Pre-K, Urban Renewal Minor Modifications, Boston Residents Jobs Policy, BPS Grade Configurations, BPS Residency Requirement, Homeless Census, Community Choice Aggregation, Early Education and Childcare Briefings, Equality Act, Policy and Fire Residency Preference, Overcoming the Odds Program, Community Ombudsman Oversight Panel, College and University Engagement, Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Boston City Council meeting – January 11, 2017: Boston Residents Jobs Policy, Nomination Papers, Just Cause Eviction, Municipal Lobbying, Community Preservation Committee, Snow Removal Exemption, Body Camereas, Transportation Policy Briefings, Housing Innovations, Parking, Procurement & Purchasing, Reprecincting, Curbside Composting, Plastic Bag Ban, Investing in Mental Health Supports, Special Education and Equitable Transitons, Insurance Benefits for Surviving Spouses, Violence in Boston

Boston City Council meeting – December 7, 2016: Just Cause Eviction, Contractor Safety, Residential Exemption, Public Safety Grant, Equity in Marijuana Licensing, Transportation Policy Briefing – Pedestrian Service & Safety, Acoustic Live Entertainment/Boston Unplugged, Residential Displacement, Violence in Boston, Street Occupancy Permits

Boston City Council meeting – November 30, 2016: Boston Residents Jobs Policy, Speed Limits, Harambee Park, University Accountability, Bond Refinancing, Residential Exemption, Plastic Bag Ban, Roxbury Cultural District

Boston City Council meeting – November 16, 2016: Contractor Safety, Speed Limits, Disability Commission, Transportation Policy Briefing, Liquor Licenses, Outstanding Citizen Square, Reprecincting, Community Preservation Committee, Supporting Small Businesses, Investing in Mental Health Supports

Boston City Council meeting – November 2, 2016: Street Occupancy Permits, BPS Student Residency, MBTA Privatization, Transportation Policy Briefings, Liquor Licenses, Plastic Bags

Boston City Council meeting – October 26, 2016: Charter Cap Fiscal Impact, Equity in Marijuana Licensing, Single Payer Healthcare, Roxbury Cultural District, Recruiting Educators of Color, Housing Innovations

Boston City Council meeting – October 19, 2016: Boston Archaeology Lab, High School Start Times, Curbside Composting, Youth Homelessness, Parking, Airbnb, Harvard Dining Workers, Scam Contractors, Constable Approval Process

Boston City Council meeting – October 5, 2016: College and University Engagement, Youth Homelessness

Boston City Council meeting – September 28, 2016: Disability Commission, LGBT Youth of Color, Second Chance Reauthorization Act, Amending Living Wage to Prevailing Wage, Geese in Parks, BPS Computer Science, Roxbury Cultural District, EACH Woman Act

Boston City Council meeting – September 21, 2016: Dattco Transit Petition, Street Occupancy Permits, New Washington Street Bridge, EACH Woman Act, Bus Passes for all BPS Students, Urban Renewal

Boston City Council meeting – September 13, 2016: Stenographic Services, Hubway, North End Nursing Home, Curbside Composting, Speed Limits, Equity in Marijuana Dispensary Licensing, Council Business

Boston City Council meeting – August 24, 2016: Open Meeting Law, Medical Marijuana Dispensaries, Restaurant Letter Grades, Budget Appropriations, Charlestown Casino Impact Fund, East Boston Hero Square, Single Payer Health Care, Paid Parental Leave, Caribbean Carnival, Charter Cap Fiscal Impacts, MBTA Janitors

Boston City Council meeting – August 3, 2016: Restaurant/Food Truck Grades, Budget Matters, Boston Cultural Council Grants, Communications Access, Charter Cap Resolution, North End Nursing Home, Homeless Families in Brighton Motels, Plastic Bag Ban Working Group, Tobacco Regulations, Compensating Balance Agreement

Boston City Council meeting – July 13, 2016: Hubway, Gas Leaks, Medical Marijuana, LGBTQ Youth of Color, BPS 2016 Strategic Plan, Municipal ID, Money Market Funds

Boston City Council meeting – June 29, 2016: FY17 Budget, Long-term Homeowner Tax Deferral, School Attendance

Boston City Council meeting – June 22, 2016: FY17 Budget, Revolving Funds, School Building Upgrades, Check Cashing, Fathers Now Program, Commercial Helipad

Boston City Council meeting – June 8, 2016: Boston Cultural Council, Wynn Casino Mitigation Fund, Melnea Cass Hotel, Allston Medical Marijuana Dispensary, Hot Works, Fire Department Fees, Senior Property Tax Abatement, Boston Trust Act, FY17 Budget, Parking, BPS Facilities Plan, BPS Suitable Professional Capacity Teachers, Restructuring Office of Economic Development, South Station Expansion

Boston City Council meeting – May 25, 2016: Landmark Designation, Medical Marijuana Dispensary, State Rental Vouchers, BPS Grade Configurations, Parcel 9, Roxbury, Hot Works

Boston City Council meeting – May 18, 2016: Senior Property Tax Abatement, Body Cameras, MSBA Facilities Upgrades, Saturday Construction, Vision Zero, Water Transportation, High School Start Times

Boston City Council meeting – May 11, 2016: Urban Renewal, Community Preservation Act, BPS History and Social Studies, Language and Communications Access, BPS Strategic Partnership Contracts, Hover Boards, South End Flower Exchange Zoning, Substance Use Disorders

Boston City Council meeting – May 4, 2016: Community Preservation Act, Street Performers, Body Cameras, Verizon Strike, Accessibility to the Council Chamber

Boston City Council meeting – April 27, 2016: Inclusionary Development Fund, Boston’s Latin Quarter, Bike Share, Pathogen Research Moratorium, Gas Leaks, Speed Limits

Boston City Council meeting – April 13, 2016: FY2017 budget, Fire Department Permits, University Accountability, Needle Disposal, Month of Peace, Short-term Residential Rentals, Student Assignment, Electric Vehicle Excise Exemption, Credit Checks, BPS History & Social Studies, BPS McKinsey Audit 17F Request

Boston City Council meeting – April 6, 2013: Saturday Construction, Affordable Housing Annual Report, Charter Reform – Single Candidacy, Council Terms, Boston’s Latin Quarter, Indy Car, Traffic-Calming & Vision Zero, Library Workers Day, Affordable Car Act, Human Trafficking

Boston City Council meeting – March 30, 2016: Banking Services Agreement, Charter Reform, Community Preservation Act, Speed Limits, City-Sponsored Travel to NC, Substance Use Disorder, BPS Water Fountains, Human Trafficking

Boston City Council meeting – March 23, 2016: Urban Renewal, Furniture Flammability Standards, City Rental Housing Vouchers, Student Housing, Parking Fines & Towing, Youth Development Program Funding, Street Performers, IndyCar, Solar Net Metering, Public Accommodations Protections

Boston City Council meeting – March 16, 2016: Parking Fines & Towing, Urban Renewal, Just Cause Eviction, Homelessness, Paid Parental Leave, Language & Communications Access

Boston City Council meeting – March 9, 2016: Urban Renewal, Early Voting, Open Meeting Law, BPS Strategic Partnership Contracts, 2016 Elections & Large Precincts, MBTA Commuter Rail Fares

Boston City Council meeting – March 2, 2016: Residency, Puppy Mill Bill, Northeastern University Police Department, Marijuana Dispensary Zoning Amendment, Furniture Flammability Standards, School Discipline, Body Cameras, Signal Prioritization, Procurement & Purchasing, BPS Student Residency, City Housing Vouchers

Boston City Council meeting – February 24, 2016: Urban Renewal, BPD Detectives Arbitration Award, Yard/Garage/Tag Sales, Naming Boston’s Latin Quarter, Resolution in Support of HB529, Restoring Subsidized Public Housing, Puppy Mill Bill, Marijuana Dispensary Zoning Amendment

Boston City Council meeting – February 10, 2016: MA School Building Authority, Snow Removal Exemption, Urban Renewal, Oral Health Awareness, Homeless Families & Youth, Paid Leave for Donating Blood, Medical Marijuana Zoning Amendment, Community Preservation Act, BRA Parking Standards

Boston City Council meeting – February 3, 2016: University Reporting, Student Housing, Municipal Lobbying, City Clerk Election, Trauma Recovery Centers, Firearm Safety/Gun Violence Prevention, Youth Development Program Funding, Massport/City Development

Boston City Council meeting – January 27, 2016: Detectives Arbitration Award, Massachusetts School Building Authority, Landmarks Designation, Hubway Grant, Roberts Playground, Pay Equity, Income Inequality, Special Education Equitable Transitions, Human Trafficking, Northeastern University Police Department, Just Cause Eviction, Urban Renewal, Sister Cities, Open Meeting Law Complaint, Charter Changes

Boston City Council meeting – January 13, 2016: Council Rules & Committee Assignments, FY15 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, Commuter Rail Fares, Snow Removal Exemptions, Residency, Alcohol Tax, Boston.gov website redesign

Boston City Council meeting – January 4, 2016: Council Rules, Council President, Detective Joe Gallant Foundation, Zoning Commission, Residency Policy Commission, Diversity in Post-Secondary Institutions

Boston City Council meeting – December 16, 2015: BYOB, Furniture Flammability Standards, Charter School Students Returning to BPS, Special Education Transitions, Fenway Parking, State of Emergency re HIV/AIDS in Communities of Color, Mattapan High School

Boston City Council meeting – December 9, 2015: Arts & Culture Grants, BYOB, Medical Marijuana Zoning Amendment, Fenway Parking, Linkage Fees, E-Commerce Exchange Zones, Winthrop Square Garage

Boston City Council meeting – December 2, 2015: New Americans Library Corner, Public Safety Grants, Property Tax Exemption, National Guard Property Tax Exemption, FY15 Budget Review, City Council Pay Raise, Signatures to Make the Ballot, Charter School Students Returning to BPS

Boston City Council meeting – November 18th, 2015: National Guard Property Tax Exemption, MassPort Logan Airport Terminal E Modernization, NStar 3-Year Energy Efficiency Plan, Sandwich Board Signs, Residential Property Tax Exemption, Syrian Refugee Crisis, FAA Flight Patterns Meeting, Gas Leaks

Boston City Council meeting – November 4th, 2015: Council Pay Raise, Charter Reform

Boston City Council meeting – October 28th, 2015: Replica Firearms, No More than 4 Zoning, Personal Rapid Transit, City Council Pay Raise

Boston City Council meeting – October 21st, 2015: Shattuck Awards, Hero Square, Parking Restrictions, Street Performers, FiOS

Boston City Council meeting – October 7th, 2015: Solar Personal Rapid Transit, Safe Needle Disposal, Medical Marijuana Zoning, Recruiting & Retaining Educators of Color, Fenway Parking Ordinance Review, Liquor Licenses

Boston City Council meeting – September 30th, 2015: Long Island, Reentry, Gas Leaks, Street Trees, Commuter Rail Fares, Reprecincting

Boston City Council meeting – September 23rd, 2015: Sandwich Board Signs, Urban Wilds Protections for American Legion Highway, Gas Leaks, Reprecincting, Free Wi-Fi for BHA Housing, Moratorium on High Stakes Testing

Boston City Council meeting – September 16th, 2015: BPS Recess & Recreational Activities, Fathers Now, Boston Resident Jobs Policy, 17F Information Requests, Early Education & Care Workforce, Hazard Mitigation, Urban Renewal

Boston City Council meeting – September 2nd, 2015: Smokeless Tobacco, Recreational Vehicles, Robert J. Butts III, City Council Pay Raise, Reentry, FIOS, Appetite for Arts, Purple Heart Parking Privileges, Onsite Child Care, Student Housing Zoning Enforcement

Boston City Council meeting – August 12th, 2015: Smokeless Tobacco, Vertex Tax Increment Financing, Synthetic Cannabinoids, BPS Needle/Drug Paraphernalia Education, BPS Parent Engagement MBTA Vouchers, Urban Wilds Protections for American Legion Highway, Safe Hotels, Safe Needle Disposal, Street Naming Procedures, Cycling Infrastructure, Solar Personal Rapid Transit, Residential Exemption for Solar Conversion, Council Pay Raise, Trauma Response & Recovery

Boston City Council meeting – July 22nd: Boston Police donations/grants, Hero Square, Linkage Fees, LGBT Conversion Therapy Ban, Olympic Subpoena, PILOT Payments

Boston City Council meeting – July 15th: Streamlining Street Closure Permitting, Emergency Impact of Closing Long Island Shelter, Segregated Reserve Funds, Gas Leaks, Synthetic Cannabinoids

Boston City Council meeting – June 24th: Budget Vote Day! Boston Retirement Board, Concurrent Police Jursidiction of MassPort Property, Immigrant Children’s Access to Education

Boston City Council meeting – June 17th, 2015: FY16 Budget Revolving Funds, Winthrop Square Garage, Resolution to Support HB3508, Sandwich Board Signs, Hero Squares, BPS Waste Removal Contract

Boston City Council meeting – June 10th, 2015: Retirement Classification for BPS Police, Orient Heights & Whittier Affordable Housing, FY16 Operations Budget, Concurrent Police Jurisdiction on MassPort Property, Resolution for Justice Reinvestment Act

Boston City Council meeting – June 3rd, 2015: Capital Budget Vote #1, Hotel Workers Health & Safety Hazards, Resolution for Justice Reinvestment Act, Gun Violence

Boston City Council meeting – May 20th, 2015: Parking Fines & Towing, 2024 Olympics, Boston City Charter, Recycling Styrofoam, Park Plaza Urban Renewal Plan, Boston Public Library Security Procedures

Boston City Council meeting – May 13th, 2015: Diesel Emissions Reduction Ordinance, Early Voting, Postal Workers vs. Staples, Street Performers

Boston City Council meeting – May 6th, 2015: Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA), Recycling Styrofoam, Retirement Classification for BPS Police

Boston City Council meeting – April 29th, 2015: Paid Parental Leave, Diesel Emissions Reduction Ordinance, West Roxbury Pipeline Study

Paid Parental Leave Hearing – April 22nd, 2015

Boston City Council meeting – April 15th, 2015: Logan Airport Flight Patterns, Body Work and Massage Industry Regulation, Boston Arts Academy Renovations.

Boston City Council meeting – April 8th, 2015: FY16 Budget, Parking Fines and Towing, Fenway Parking Fines, Diversity in Post-Secondary Institutions, Post-Audit and Oversight, Displacement, Community Stability and Neighborhood Preservation, Diesel Emissions Reduction Ordinance, Casey Overpass

Boston City Council meeting – April 1st, 2015: Appointments and Confirmations, Annual Boston Health Assessment, Snow Operations and Removal, Post-Audit 17F Information Requests, Carter Development Day Care School, Boston Arts Academy & Josiah Quincy Upper School, Reading Recovery, English Language Learners, Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Boston City Council meeting – March 25th, 2015: Appointments, Fire Hydrant Flags, Student Vote on School Committee, Connect Historic Boston, Social Impact Bonds and State Procurement, Long Island Impacts, Parks Development and Redevelopment, LGBT Friendly Affordable Senior Housing, Paid Parental Leave, Medical Marijuana Zoning, Recycling Styrofoam

Boston City Council meeting – March 11th, 2015: Appointments, Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA), 911 Data, Snow Removal Fines, Diversity & Inclusion in 2024 Olympics, Late Night MBTA, Boston 2024 Olympics and Sex Trafficking

Boston City Council meeting – March 4th, 2015: Snow Removal Fines, Refinancing Bonds, Boston 2030, Spring Clean-Up & Street Sweeping, New Superintendent, Upcoming Hearings/Meetings

Boston City Council meeting – Feb. 25th, 2015: Appointments and Confirmations, Snow Operations and Removal, Youth Summer Jobs, Information Requests, Alcohol Tax, Senior Public Housing, 911 Data, 2024 Olympics, Snow’s Business Impact, Mobile Applications for Public Works, MBTA Infrastructure

Boston City Council meeting – Feb. 11th, 2015: Long Island Bridge, Genocide Education, Language Access, Late Night MBTA Service, BYOB, ROCA, Fire Hydrant Flags

Boston City Council meeting – Feb. 4th, 2015: Tax Deferral for Long-Term Homeowners, Voting Precincts, City Council Rules Amended, Furniture Flammability Standards, Logan Airport Flight Patterns, Fenway Parking Fines During Red Sox Games, Curbside Composting, Mixed-Use Proposals for Branch Libraries, Charter Reform, Earmarking Impoundment Fines for Combating Human Trafficking, Body Work and Massage Industry Regulation, Student Vote on School Committee, Recruiting and Retaining Educators of Color, Massachusetts School Building Authority, Language Access in BPS, Regulating Sale of Secondhand Cell Phones, Civilian Review Board, Police Body Cameras, Official Municipal Font, Olympics Referendum

Boston City Council meeting – Jan. 14th, 2015: Excise Tax Collection, School Safety Technology, City Council Rules Changes, Councilor Yancey’s 2015 Agenda, Displacement, Community Stability & Neighborhood Preservation, Diversity in Post-Secondary Institutions, City Hall Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Tax Deferral for Long-Term Homeowners, Mattapan High School, Restoring At-Risk Affordable Housing

Boston City Council meeting – Jan. 7th, 2015: Boston Retirement Board Budget, City Hall Staff, Boards & Commissions, City Council Central Staff Salaries, BPS Special Education Student Transitions, BRA Development Agreements, Residency Policy Commission, City Council Central Staff Hire

Boston City Council meeting – Dec. 17th: Arts & Culture Chief, Faneuil Hall Pushcart Vendors, Streetsafe Program Transition, Fiscal Years 2013-2014 Audit & Review, Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA), LoPresti Park (East Boston), McLaughlin Playground (Mission Hill), Food Insecurity, Affordable Housing, Segregated Reserve Funds, ZBA Alternate Confirmation, Northampton Square Campus (South End)

Boston City Council meeting – Dec. 10th: Police Reflective Vests, Last Call Foundation, Streamlining Street Closure Permitting, Signatures to Make the Ballot, Boston Licensing Board, Solar Panels for Community Centers, School Safety Technology, Health Care Costs and 32B Public Employee Committee

Boston City Council meeting – Dec. 3rd: Extending Tenant Displacement Protections, Animal Care and Control Unit, EZ Ride Shuttle, Residential Property Tax Exemption, Transportation Regulation (Uber/Lyft/Taxis), Northampton Square Campus (South End), Boston University Summons, Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA), 17F Information Request- Executive Orders re: compensation, Women Survivors of Homicide, Mattapan High School

Boston City Council meeting – Nov. 19th: Commission on the Status of Black & Latino Men & Boys, Appointments (Boston Cultural Council, Archives and Records Advisory Commission, Boston School Committee, Compensation Advisory Board, Boston Groundwater Trust), Fossil Fuel Divestment, Language Access Policy, Residential Exemption, Employment of Boston Workers, Affordable Health Care for Seniors, Net Neutrality, Summons for BU President, Mattapan High School

Language Access Policy Hearing – Nov. 18th: The Council’s Committee on City and Neighborhood Services and Veterans Affairs held a hearing on Language Access Policies.

Boston City Council meeting – Nov. 5th: Tribute to Mayor Menino, Boston Cultural Council, Motor Vehicle Excise Tax Collection Procedures, BPS Pepper Spray Policy, Long Island Bridge Closure Impacts, Mattapan High School

Boston City Council meeting – Oct. 29th: City Council Pay Raise Veto, Public Safety Grants, Commission on the Status of Black and Latino Men and Boys, Bicycle Safety Guards on Trucks, Boston University Custodians Contract, Shattuck Award Winners

Boston City Council meeting – Oct. 22nd: Radius Specialty Hospital Closure, Food Insecurity, Mattapan High School, Boston Public Library Leadership and Financial Affairs, BPS Special Education Student Transitions, Ballot Question 1- Gas Tax Indexing, Mixed-Use Proposals for Branch Libraries, Ebola, Trash Collection & Bona Fide Employees, Last Call Foundation, Charter Reform

Boston City Council meeting – Oct. 8th: Special Events Fund, Fossil Fuel Divestment, Extending Tenant Displacement Protections, City Council Pay Raise, Pay Raise Amendments and final vote

Boston City Council meeting – Oct. 1st: City Council Salaries, Diesel Emissions Reduction Ordinance, Faneuil Hall Push Cart Vendors, Zoning Board of Appeals

Boston City Council meeting – Sept. 24th: Special Police Officers, Segways for Seniors, BPS Disciplinary Policies, West End Traffic, Speed Limits in Boston, Radius Hospital, Roxbury

Boston City Council meeting – Sept. 17th: Chief of Civic Engagement, College Athlete Head Injury Game Day Safety Protocol, City Council Pay Raise, Long-Term Homeowners, Independent Citizens’ Salary Review Commission

Boston City Council meeting – Sept. 10th: Bicycle Safety Guards on Trucks, Dr. Ted Landsmark & BRA Board, Language Access in BPS, Technology

 Boston City Council meeting – August 20th: Living Wage Advisory Committee, Haystack & Prohibiting Private Benefit from Public Streets, Bridj, Preservation Restriction Agreement Designations, City Council Central Staff, University Accountability, Memorial Hero Square, Food Insecurity, Language Access, Displacement, Community Stability & Neighborhood Preservation, BPS Perkins Grant, Dearborn School, For-Profit Lodging in Personal Residences, Residency for Boston Police, Boston Trust Act

Boston City Council meeting – July 30th: Fire Prevention Code, Appointing Special Police Officers, Taxi/Uber/Lyft Regulation, Alpha Management Summons, Assessment and Inventory of City-Owned Property & Buildings, Honoring Mayor Flynn, City Council Central Staff Salaries, Harvard University PILOT Payments, BRA Development Agreements, Naming the Ferdinand Building, Recruiting & Retaining Educators of Color, Prohibiting Selling/Leasing/Reserving Public Ways, Living Wage Advisory Committee

Boston City Council meeting – July 9th: Landmarks Designation, Residency Preference for Firefighters & Police, Boston Trust Act, Public Awareness of Sex Offenders, Drug Use & Overdose at Private Concert Events, LGBTQ Youth Homelessness, MBTA Janitorial Workers

 Boston City Council meeting – June 25th: Bridj, Operating Budget, Schools Budget, Zoning for Art Galleries, Zoning for Beacon Hill, Youth Jobs, Literary Cultural District, Capital Budget, LAZ Ultimate & Teamsters, Student Housing

Boston City Council meeting – June 18th: Budget, Small Business Permitting & Licensing (http://michelleforboston.com/councilor-michelle-wu-to-present-interim-report-on-streamlining-permitting-and-licensing-process), Residency, Salary Range for 1A employees, Newspaper Litter, Dearborn 6-12 STEM Academy, Swift Street, East Boston

Boston City Council meeting – June 11th: Residency Amended, Literary Cultural District update, Gender Identity Nondiscrimination in Health Care Coverage (http://michelleforboston.com/boston-city-council-unanimously-passes-wu-pressley-gender-identity-nondiscrimination-ordinance), Budget, MBTA Janitorial Staffing Cuts, City Hall Entrepreneur-in-Residence, K-12 Entrepreneurship Education

Boston City Council meeting – June 4th: Residency Exemption, Revolving Funds, Capital Budget, Boston Firefighters Contract, Child Care Facilities, Eliminating Noncompetes

Boston City Council meeting – May 21st: Rental Inspection Ordinance Amended, Fenway Center Economic Opportunity Area, College Athlete Bill of Rights, College Athlete Head Injury Game Day Safety Protocol, BPS Food Services Program

Boston City Council meeting – May 14th: Building Energy Reporting & Disclosure Ordinance (BERDO), Boston Public Schools Food Vendor Contract, Massachusetts School Building Authority, Northeastern Student Housing, Biosafety Level 4 Research in Boston

Boston City Council meeting – May 7th: Zoning Amendment – Art Galleries in Downtown Business Districts, Mounted Police Unit, Fire Prevention Code, Zoning Amendment – Commercial Office Space

Boston City Council Meeting – April 9th: Updates on Hearings Recently Held, Tax on Alcohol to fund Recovery & Substance Abuse Prevention, Arts & Culture Funding, Small Business Permitting, Rezoning South Boston, Literary Cultural District, Open Data Ordinance, City Hall Innovation Lab

Boston City Council Meeting – March 26th: LoPresti Park, East Boston, Middle School Bus Transportation, Small Business Permitting & Licensing, Banning Biosafety Level 4 Research, Parking Enforcement, Special Education & Inclusion, Zoning Change – West Roxbury Quarry

Small Biz Permitting & Licensing Hearing – March 25th, 2014: Overview & Technical Assistance: 1) Management: setting concrete performance goals around response times and constituent questions; 2) Technology: creating an API to open up the front end for our tracking software, Hansen; 3) Business process: using reporting tools to analyze data around processes; 4) Regulations: maintaining all the vital checks for health and safety while examining possibilities for streamlining; Licensing: Licensing Board, Consumer Affairs & Licensing

Post-Audit & Oversight Committee Hearing on BPS (March 24th, 2014)

Boston City Council meeting – March 12th: Curbside Composting, Earth Hour 2014, Battling the Sex Industry

Boston City Council meeting – March 5th: Downtown Trash Pickup, Parks Development & Redevelopment, Affordable Housing, Housing Inequality & Inclusionary Development, Dudley Square Liquor Licenses, Streamlining Small Business Permitting Processes, Coordinated Re-entry Services, Social Impact Bonds, School Transportation, Adult Education

Boston City Council meeting – Feb. 26th: Commission on the Status of Black Men & Boys, Preparedness, Millennium Park, English for New Bostonians, Inclusion at Boston’s Nightlife Venues, Small Business Permitting & Licensing Reform, Arts Funding, Domestic Workers Bill of Rights, Arizona SB 1062

Boston City Council meeting – Feb. 12th: Millennium Park, West Roxbury, Bilingual Ballots, School Committee, Medical Marijuana Dispensaries, Rental Inspection Ordinance

 

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