Boston City Council Meeting Notes

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BOSTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING – July 11, 2018

Living Wage Ordinance, Back Taxes, Chain Store Zoning, Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Policy, Parent Bill of Rights, Archaic Statutes Targeting Young Women, Child Care Assistance to Homeless Families, Foundation Budget Amendment, Non-U.S. Citizen Voting, Surplus Request: Frontage Road in South Boston, Wetlands Protection Legislation, Retirement Age of Police Officers, Body-worn Cameras, Appointments, Hero Square Designation, Grants, School Repairs, Upcoming Hearings

BOSTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING – June 27, 2018

FY19 City of Boston & School Department Budget, Capital Budget, Lobbyist Registration and Regulation, Salary Increases, City Council Personnel Salaries, Jitney License, Curbside Composting Program, Affordable Housing Units, Inclusionary Development Policy Fund, Safe Communities Act, Concealed Carry of Firearms, Disaster Housing Assistance for Puerto Rico, Everett Street in Allston, Boston Planning and Development Agency, Grants, Appointments, Upcoming Hearings

BOSTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING – June 20, 2018

FY19 City of Boston Budget, FY19 School Department Budget, Community Preservation Fund, Surveillance Technology, Veterans and Military Families, Lobbyist Registration and Regulation, Tree Coverage, Teacher Diversity in BPS, Resolution Condemning Zero-Tolerance Immigration Policy, Collective Bargaining with IBEW 103, Jitney License, Urban Renewal, Appropriation Orders, Grants, Surplus Land, Appointments, Upcoming Hearings

BOSTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING – June 13, 2018

Salary Increases, Community Preservation Fund, Collective Bargaining, Grants, Ways and Means Committee, Short-Term Rentals, Vacant Properties, Healthy Youth, Voter Registration, Upcoming Hearings

BOSTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING – June 6, 2018

Housing & Community Development Funding, Local Motion of Boston, FY 19 Capital Budget, Sober Housing, The Latina Circle, Off-Track Youth, Parking Fines, Short-Term Rentals, Upcoming Hearings

BOSTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING – May 23, 2018

Affordable Housing Funding, School Custodians, North End Parcels, East Boston Parcel, Donated Vehicle, Fentanyl Protection Kits, Appointments, South End Urban Renewal Plan, PILOT, Short-Term Residential Rentals, Security Officers, Land Disposition and Stewardship, Concurrent BPD Jurisdiction, Open Meeting Law, Upcoming Hearings, Upcoming Budget Hearings

BOSTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING – May 16, 2018

Short-Term Residential Rentals, Appointments, Sandwich Board Signs, Solar Renewable Energy Certificates Revolving Fund, Net-Zero Carbon Requirements, Community Preservation Act (CPA) Matching Funds, Historic Boston, Breakfast After the Bell, Upcoming Hearings, Upcoming Budget Hearings

BOSTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING – May 9, 2018

Reservation Road Park, Hyde Park, Boston Public Health Commission, Arts and Culture Grants, Appointments, Motor Vehicles Licenses, Liquor Licenses, BPD Age Exemption Petition, East Boston Zoning Initiative and Master Plan, Payment in Lieu of Taxes Agreements, Concurrent BPD Jurisdiction, Short Term Rentals, Upcoming Hearings, Upcoming Budget Hearings

BOSTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING – April 11, 2018

City of Boston FY19 Budget, Appropriation Orders, Grants, Parking Fines, Increasing Access to Voter Registration, Right of Free Petition, Hospital Merger, Small Businesses in Boston, Alcohol Advertisement-Free on the MBTA, Tree Coverage, Charter Schools Formation of Unions, Seaport Police Jurisdiction,

BOSTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING – April 4, 2018

Sandwich Board Signs, Collective Bargaining, Appointments, 2017 Vision Zero Progress Report, Speculation in the Boston Housing Market, Reentry, BPD Disability Pension, Teacher Diversity in BPS, Vacant Properties, Honoring Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Upcoming Hearings

BOSTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING – March 28, 2018

Traffic Enforcement, Flooding, Ordinance on Increasing Access to Voter Registration, School Repairs, Medicare Savings Programs Eligibility, Stray Voltage in Boston, Short Term Rentals, Youth Jobs, 2020 Census and Citizenship Status, Upcoming Hearings

BOSTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING – March 21, 2018

School Repairs, Appointments, Net-zero Carbon Requirements, Short-term Residential Rentals, Collective Bargaining, Community Obligations for As-of-Right Projects, English Language Learner Program and Adult Basic Education, Home Rule Petition for Additional Licenses for the Sale of Alcoholic Beverages, Reentry, Upcoming Hearings/Working Sessions

BOSTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING – March 14, 2018

Collective Bargaining, Grants, Compensation Advisory Board Report, BPD’s Body-Worn Camera Pilot Program, Voter Registration, Public and Private Sewer Lines and Alleys, Good Food Purchasing Standards, Federal Interference in Elections, Upcoming Hearings/Working Sessions

BOSTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING – March 7th, 2018

Appointments, Greenway Business Improvement District (BID), Property Transfers (Condor Street, East Boston), Collective Bargaining, Public Sector Unions & Advocacy Rights, Hospital Merger, Upcoming Hearings/Working Sessions

BOSTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING – February 28, 2018

Collective Bargaining, Grants, Appointments, Civil Immigration Detainer, Development, Fenway Urban Renewal, Bridgeview Apartments, Old Colony Phase 3A, Greenway Business Improvement District, Medical Marijuana Dispensary, Rutherford Ave/Sullivan Square, Boston Public School Transportation, Huntington Theatre, Eviction Data, Justice-Involved Women, Post-Audit Budget Review, Gun Violence, Campus Sexual Assault, Upcoming Hearings/Working Sessions

BOSTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING – February 14, 2018

Grants, City Audit Update, Short-term Residential Rentals, Resiliency Standards for City-owned Property, Bunker Hill Housing Development, MBTA Local Assessment, Upcoming Hearings/Working Sessions

BOSTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING – February 7, 2018

Huntington Theatre, Special Election, Appointments, Commuter Rail Fare Equity, Rutherford Ave/Sullivan Sq, Collective Bargaining, Net-Zero Carbon Requirements, Surveillance Technology, Vocational Education, Boston Logan Airport Workers’ Strike, Urban Renewal Updates, Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse, Upcoming Hearings

BOSTON CITY COUNCIL NOTES – JANUARY 24th, 2018

Council Committee Assignments, Short-Term Rentals, Speculation, University Accountability Statistical Report, Taxis, TNCs & Self-Driving Cars, Health Care Provider Parking Permits, Resident Parking Permits, Cashless MBTA, Rutherford Avenue/Sullivan Square, BPS Grade Configurations, BPS Buses, School Committee, Voter Registration, Free Petition, Body Cameras, Sexual Harassment Policy, Elder Scamming, Long Island, Suing Pharmaceutical Companies for Opioid Crisis, Human Trafficking, Community Choice Energy, Plastic Bag Reduction, Heating/Cooling Requirements, Contracts, Appointments, Medical Marijuana, Hero Squares

BOSTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING – December 13, 2017

Funding Orders from the Mayor, Community Preservation Committee, Acoustic Live Entertainment, Recreational Marijuana Tax, Surplus Land Parcels, Clapp St Medical Marijuana Dispensary, Net-Zero Carbon, Procurement Reform, Collective Bargaining, Community Preservation Committee Funding, BPS Start Times, Boston Arts Academy

BOSTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING – December 6, 2017

Funding Orders from the Mayor, Early Education and Childcare Briefing Series – On-Site Workplace Childcare, Safe Disposal of Home Generated Sharps, Student Assignment, Sexual Harassment Policy In the Boston City Council

BOSTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING – November 29, 2017

Sandwich Board Signs, Collective Bargaining, Community Preservation Committee, Surplus Land Parcels, Various Funding Orders, Plastic Bag Ban, Raymond Flynn Marine Park Energy Saving Services, Affordable Housing Projects, Community Preservation Act, Various Grants, Jackson Square Rec Center, Senior Citizen Property Tax Work-Off Credit Raise, Boston Arts Academy, Early Education and Childcare Briefing — Access to Childcare for Workers with Non-Traditional Hours, Acoustic Live Entertainment/Boston Unplugged, Clapp St Medical Marijuana Dispensary, Net Neutrality

BOSTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING – November 15, 2017

Boston Arts Academy, Recreational Marijuana Tax, Raymond Flynn Marine Park PILOT Agreement, H.2723 Pilot for Fairmont Corridor Rapid Transit, Voter Registration, Community Preservation Committee, Residential Property Tax Exemption

BOSTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING – November 1, 2017

Jackson Square Rec Center, Browne Fund Appropriation, Highway Tunnel Firefighting Equipment Funding, Fair Housing and Equity Commission Funding, Mission Hill Electronic Security Project, East Boston Surplus Land, Senior Citizen Property Tax Work-Off Credit Raise, National Guard Property Tax Exemption, Dudley Branch Library Renovation, Liquor License Reform, BPS Transportation Budget, Heating/Cooling Housing Regulations, Historic Tax Credit

BOSTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING – October 25, 2017

Boston Public Health Commission Nurses Contract, Elderly Commission Funding, DNA Testing Backlog Funding, Boston Start-Up Funding, Surviving Spouse Benefits, Community Preservation Act, Siting of Technology and Telecommunications-Based Infrastructure

BOSTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING – October 18, 2017

Boston Retirement Board Trustees, South Boston Community Funding, Right to Charge, BPD Police Officers Contract, Tenant’s Right to Purchase, Procurement Reform, Private Corporation Street Closures, Elder Scamming, Back Bay Gas Pipeline, Community Preservation Act

BOSTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING – October 4, 2017

East Boston Community Funding, BPD Police Officers’ Contract, Community Preservation Act, Jim Brooks Stabilization Act (Just Cause Eviction), Community Choice Energy, Resolution Supporting Automatic Voter Registration, Resolution in Support of Dining Hall Workers at Northeastern University, Eviction Data Collection Ordinance, South Boston Waterfront/Seaport Public Facilities, Funding for MicroHUBS, Flight Paths

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