Boston City Council Meeting Notes
Below, please find links to Michelle’s summaries from each Council meeting.
They can also be found on her Facebook page: facebook.com/michelleforboston.
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Nubian Square, Quest Eternal Sculpture, Establishing the Office of Inspector General, Vision Zero
Surplus Order, Military Families, Battery Wharf Hotel Strike, Non-Tenure Track Faculty at Boston University, Little Saigon Cultural District, Boston Police Unwavering Support, Boston Police Conduct, Masked Protest, Short Term Rental Implementation, North End Utility EasementNational Guard Property Tax Exemption,
Cannabis Buffer Zoning, Linkage and Inclusionary Development, Liquor License, Equity in Procurement, Frontage Road, School Building Costs, Opioid Crisis, Surplus Order for 40-50 Warren Street, City Council Youth Council, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Gas leaks, Grants, Appointments
Collective Bargaining, School Projects, North-South Rail Link, Liquor License, Jitney License, Grants, Appointments
Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Vote, Summer Violence Prevention, Architectural Access Board, Employment of Persons with Disabilities, Education Report, Faneuil Hall Memorial, Tree Preservation, Appointments
Animal Care & Control, Community Preservation Committee (CPC), Capital Budget, Parking Meter Fund, Hero Square, Immigrant Heritage Month, Red-Blue Connector, Equitable Regulation of Cannabis, Boston’s Arts Institutions, Textile Recycling Program, North-South Rail Link, Menstrual Equity, Grants
AAPI Heritage Month Resolution, East-West Rail Resolution, Disposal of Sharps, Roxbury Prep Resolution, College Student Workers, Parking Reform, BPDA Urban Renewal, Safety of Construction Sites, Collective Bargaining
Short-Term Rental Taxes & Fees, Graduate Student Workers, Equity in Procurement Report, Education Promise Act, Boston Animal Shelter, Health Care Parking Permits, Resident Parking, Stop & Shop Resolution, Appointments, Appropriations and Grants
Boston Trust Act Information Request, Green New Deal Resolution, Sub-Precincts Home-Rule Petition, Reprecincting Ordinance, Northeastern University Organizing Resolution, Madison Park Technical High School, FY2020 Budget, Short-Term Rental Taxes & Fees, Zoning for Civil Rights & Fair Housing, Rent Control, Curbside Composting, Appropriations and Grants
Boston School Police Officers, Boston Public Library Collective Bargaining, Medicare for All Resolution, BPS Nurses and Social-Emotional Support Specialists, Reprecincting, Sub-precincts for Voting, Independent Education Plans in BPS, Retirement Age for Boston Police, Appropriations and Grants
Good Food Purchasing Ordinance, Free Petition, BPS Bus Drivers’ Contract, Local Wetlands Ordinance, BPS Civic Engagement, Equity in Cannabis Industry, Investor and Commercial Properties Transfer Fee, Voter Registration for Tenants, Wage Theft at Logan Airport, Invest in Boston, Historic Preservation, Appropriations and Grants
South Boston Waterfront (Seaport) Civic Spaces, Fare-Free 28 Bus, Hotel Alexandra, Boston Trust Act, Disabilities Services, Veteran Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Sandwich Board Signs, Traffic Enforcement Unit, Gold Street Discontinuance, Appointments, Appropriations and Grants
Community Preservation Fund, Genocide Education Support, Municipal Participation of the Widest Eligible Range, Freedom of the Press, Safety in School Environments, South Boston Interim Planning Overlay District and Neighborhood-Wide Zoning, Exam School Admissions, Use of Public Ways, Boston Employment Commission and Boston Residents Jobs Policy, Homeless Veterans, Safety in Nightlife Settings, Artist Workspace and Live-Work Spaces, Winthrop Square, Appointments
Shared Mobility Businesses, Good Food Purchasing, Mental Health Commission, Right of Free Petition, BuildBPS, Year 13 Programming, Funding Early Childhood Education, Teacher Diversity in Boston Public Schools, Black Maternal Health, Racial and Gender Equity in the Healthcare System, Communities Impacted by Violence and Trauma, Tenants facing Eviction and Displacement, MBTA Local Assessment, MBTA Fare Increase Proposal, Gold Street, BHA Redevelopment, Collective Bargaining, Community Preservation Fund, Appropriations and Grants, Appointments
Elections Reform, Early Voting, Corporate Tax Break Transparency, After-Hours Construction, Voter Registration Information to all New Tenants, MBTA Better Bus Project, Equity in City of Boston Procurement and Purchasing, Right to Free Petition, Appropriations and Grants, Appointments
Equity in Cannabis Licensing, Reprecincting, Retirement Classification for Retiring School Officers, Terms of Office for City Councilor, Home Rule Petition Election Procedures, Home Rule Petition Vacancy, Access to Charlie Card Pickup, Fare-Free Transit, Vacant Residential Properties, An Act to Sustain Community Preservation, Senior Home Repair Program, Appointments
Small Vehicle Sharing Businesses, Local Wetlands Protection, Sub-Precincts for Voting, Early Voting, Residency Preference for Boston Police and Fire, Civics Education, International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT), Hypodermic Needles Safety around Schools and Playgrounds, Services to Residents after Fires, Annual Homeless Census, Suicide Prevention, Opioid Crisis, Long Island Bridge, Eliminating Opportunity and Achievement Gaps in BPS, Extension of TPS for Nepal, 776 Summer Street, Massachusetts School Building Authority, Eva White Housing Development, Appropriations and Grants, Appointments
Zoning Code for Gross Floor Area, Investor and Commercial Properties Transfer Fee, Independent Commission on Equal Opportunity, Fire Cadet Program, Diversity in Public Safety Agencies, BPS Exam Schools, Sober Housing, Condo Conversion Protection, Net Zero Carbon Requirements, Boston School Committee, Equity Practices for Marijuana Licensing, Traffic and Pedestrian Safety around Cannabis Facilities, BPS Transportation Budget, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Madison Park Technical High School, South Boston Zoning, School Security, BPS Nurses and Social-Emotional Support Specialists, Maximum Age Assignment Policy in BPS, Harrison Avenue Corridor, Appointments, Electric Vehicles
Fair Work Week, Free Petition, Good Food Purchasing Standards, Early Voting, Liquor Licenses, Linkage and Inclusionary Development, Use of Public Ways, Partial Government Shutdown Impact on Veterans and Families, Stray Voltage in Boston, BPS Student Transportation, Pension Fund Investment, MBTA Local Assessment Payment, BuildBPS, Body Cameras, Traffic Cameras, Gold Street Parcel, Grants, Appointments