ORDER OF BUSINESS FOR MATTERS PRESENTED TO THE CITY CLERK PRIOR TO 10:00 A.M. ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2019 FOR CONSIDERATION BY THE CITY COUNCIL AT A REGULAR MEETING ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2019 AT 12:00 P.M.




  APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES:

 

 

COMMUNICATIONS FROM HIS HONOR, THE MAYOR:

 

0375

Message and order approving a supplemental appropriation of Nine Thousand Eight Hundred Ninety-Nine Dollars ($9,899.00) to cover the FY19 cost contained within the collective bargaining agreements between the City of Boston and the New York Typographical Union, CWA Local 14156. The terms of the contacts are October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017 and October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2020. The major provisions of the contract include base wage increases of 2% effective the first pay period in January of each fiscal year.

 

0376

Message and order to reduce the FY19 appropriation for the Reserve for Collective Bargaining by Nine Thousand Eight Hundred Ninety Nine Dollars ($9,899.00) to provide funding for the Police Department for the FY19 increases contained within the collective bargaining agreements between the City of Boston and New York Typographical Union, CWA Local 14156.

 

0377

Message and order approving an appropriation of Thirty-Four Million Nine Hundred Twenty-Six Thousand Seven Hundred Dollars ($34,926,700.00) from the Fiscal Year 2018 and Fiscal Year 2019 Community Preservation Fund revenues for community preservation projects at the recommendation of the City of Boston Community Preservation Committee ("CPC").

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMMUNICATIONS FROM HIS HONOR, THE MAYOR:

 

0378

Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Seventy-Six Thousand Three Hundred Forty Dollars and Thirty-Eight Cents ($76,340.38) in the form of a grant for the Tiny Tots Program, awarded by Leahy Holloran, Ohrenberger and Roslindale Community School Council to be administered by the Boston Center for Youth & Families. The grant will fund partial reimbursement of the cost of preschool programs at three BCYF sites.

 

0379

Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Sixty-Two Thousand Five Hundred Sixty-Two Dollars and Fifty Cents ($62,562.50) in the form of a grant, the Senior Companion Program 2018, awarded by Corporation for National and Community Service to be administered by the Elderly Commission. The grant would fund stipends for part-time community service activities by low-income persons who are 60 years and older.

 

0380

Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend Twenty Thousand Dollars ($20,000.00) in the form of a grant for the Emerging Artists Award, awarded by the Boston Foundation to be administered by the Department Arts and Culture. The grant will fund the original creation of contemporary artwork by emerging artists.

 

0381

Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of Two Thousand Seven Hundred Dollars ($2,700.00) in the form of a grant for the Eos Foundation Fellowship, awarded by the Eos Foundation to be administered by the Mayor's Office. The grant will fund an internship program.

 

 

REPORTS OF PUBLIC OFFICERS AND OTHERS:

 

0382

Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of William Onuoha as a Trustee of the Local 1952 Housing Trust Fund for a term expiring January 12, 2020.

 

0383

Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Brian Doherty as a Trustee of the Local 1952 Housing Trust Fund for a term expiring January 12, 2020.

 

 

 

 

 

REPORTS OF PUBLIC OFFICERS AND OTHERS:

 

0384

Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Bethany Serota as a Trustee of the Local 1952 Housing Trust Fund for a term expiring January 12, 2020.

 

0385

Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Domonique Williams as a Trustee of the Local 1952 Housing Trust Fund for a term expiring January 12, 2020.

 

0386

Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Jerome Smith as a Trustee of the Make Boston Shine Trust Fund for a term expiring January 10, 2020.

 

0387

Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Inez Foster as a Trustee of the Make Boston Shine Trust Fund for a term expiring January 10, 2020.

 

0388

Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Jacob Wessel as a Trustee of the Make Boston Shine Trust Fund for a term expiring January 10, 2020.

 

0389

Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Kaira Fox as a Trustee of the Make Boston Shine Trust Fund for a term expiring January 10, 2020.

 

0390

Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Manar Swaby as a Trustee of the Make Boston Shine Trust Fund for a term expiring January 10, 2020.

 

0391

Notice 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 January 9, 2019.

 

0392

Notice was received from Mayor of his absence from the City from 9:00 A.M. on Friday, February 22, 2019 until 1:30 P.M. on Wednesday, February 27, 2019.

 

0393

Communication was received from Brian P. Golden, Director of the Boston Planning and Development Agency regarding Proposed Minor Modification to the Downtown Waterfront - Faneuil Hall Urban Renewal Plan, Project No. Mass. R-77 with respect to Parcel E-8.

 

 

REPORTS OF PUBLIC OFFICERS AND OTHERS:

 

0394

Notice was received from Brian P. Golden, Director of the Boston Planning and Development Agency regarding the Contract between the City of Boston and Office Tower Owner, LP Pursuant to Chapter 121A, Section 6A of The Massachusetts General Law.

 

 

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:

 

0107

The Committee on Planning, Development and Transportation, to which was referred on January 9, 2019 Docket #0107, a message and order for your approval to authorize a sale of certain portion of public way known as Gold Street, as shown on a plan of land entitled "City of Boston, Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Discontinuance Plan, Gold Street, South Boston , dated November 9, 2018" specifically containing about 6,261 sq. ft. (“the Discontinued Parcel)”, submits a report recommending the order ought to pass.

 

 

MATTERS RECENTLY HEARD-FOR POSSIBLE ACTION:

 

0139

An Ordinance Regarding Good Food Purchasing Standards in the City of Boston.

 

0141

Order for a hearing regarding BuildBPS.

 

0210

Message and order for your approval of a Home Rule Petition to the General Court entitled " Petition for a Special Law Re: An Act Relative to Certain Affordable Housing in the South End Section of the City of Boston."

 

0209

Message and order amending City of Boston Code, Ordinance, Chapter XVII, regarding Licensing and Regulating Shared Mobility Businesses.

Filed in the Office of the City Clerk on January 28, 2019.

 

 

MOTIONS, ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS:

 

0395

Councilor Flaherty offered the following: Order for a Hearing Regarding Implementation of Year 13 Programming in the Boston Public Schools System.

 

0396

Councilors O'Malley and Janey offered the following: Order on Black Maternal Health, Racial and Gender Equity in the Healthcare System in the City of Boston.

 

 

 

MOTIONS, ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS:

 

0397

Councilor Flynn offered the following: Order for a hearing to discuss the possible allocation of linkage fees to fund early childhood education.

 

0398

Councilor Flynn offered the following: Order for a hearing to discuss ways to support tenants facing eviction and displacement.

 

0399

Councilor Wu offered the following: Order for a Hearing on Communities Impacted by Violence and Trauma.

 

0400

Councilor Essaibi-George offered the following: An Ordinance Relative to the Establishment of an Independent Mental Health Commission.

 

0401

Councilor Janey offered the following: Order for a hearing regarding teacher diversity in the Boston Public Schools.

 

 

GREEN SHEETS:

 

 

Legislative Calendar for February 27, 2019.

 


 


 

CONSENT AGENDA:

 

0402

Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution recognizing Don M. Torok.

 

0403

Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution in recognition of Jorge Dias.

 

0404

Councilors Flynn, Flaherty, Essaibi-George and Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing Leung Family Association.

 

0405

Councilors Flynn, Flaherty, Essaibi-George and Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing Nam Pham.

 

0406

Councilors Flynn, Flaherty, Essaibi-George and Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing Patrick M. Haggan.

 

0407

Councilors Flynn, Baker, Flaherty, Essaibi-George and Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing The Vietnamese-American Community of Massachusetts.

 

0408

Councilors Flynn, Baker, Flaherty, Essaibi-George and Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing The New England Intercollegiate Vietnam Student Association.

 

0409

Councilors Flynn and Flaherty offered the following: Resolution in memory of Barbara Donovan.

 

0410

Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution recognizing twelve people for Dominican Independence Day.

 

0411

Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution in memory of Antonia Quintiliani.

 

0412

Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Essaibi-George, Wu and Garrison offered the following: Resolution congratulating eight organizations in honor of Chinese New Year.

 

0413

Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Eassaibi-George, Wu, and Garrison offered the following: Resolution congratulating William Chan.

 

0414

Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Essaibi-George, Wu and Garrison offered the following: Resolution congratulating Muk Shing Ho.

 

0415

Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Essaibi-George, Wu and Garrison offered the following: Resolution congratulating Ying Chi Wong.

 

0416

Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Essaibi-George, Wu and Garrison offered the following: Resolution congratulating Jason Man.

 

0417

Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Essaibi-George, Wu and Garrison offered the following: Resolution congratulating Lisa Kwan and Harry Lau.

 

0418

Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Essaibi-George, Wu and Garrison offered the following: Resolution congratulating Andy Law.

 

0419

Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Essaibi-George, Wu, and Garrison offered the following: Resolution congratulating Lily and Tim Mei.

 

 

 

0420

Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution in memory of Mary Claire Kervin.

 

0421

Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution in memory of Louise Norman.

 

0422

Councilor McCarthy offered the following: Resolution in memory of Jeremiah Michael McCarthy, Jr.

 

0423

Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution in memory of William E. Danner.

 

0424

Councilors Flynn, Flaherty, Essaibi-George, Wu and Garrison offered the following: Resolution recognizing Laura Lee.

 

0425

Councilors Flynn, Flaherty, Wu, Garrison and Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution recognizing Catherine Curtin.

 

0426

Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution recognizing Randy Wiskow.

 

0427

Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution recognizing Alma Huerta Dominguez.

 

0428

Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution recognizing Ketsy Caraballo.

 

0429

Councilor O'Malley offered the following: Resolution in recognition of David Marchand and Jeff Carlos.

 

0430

Councilor Ciommo offered the following: Resolution in memory of John "Frank" Flaherty.

 

0431

Councilor Wu offered the following: Resolution honoring 14 people for the African American Ball.

 

0432

Councilor Edwards offered the following: Resolution in memory of John J. Doherty.

 

0433

Councilors Edwards, Zakim, Ciommo, Flaherty, Baker, McCarthy, Essaibi-George, Garrison, Flynn and Wu offered the following: Resolution in memory of Carmen Adessa.

 

0434

Councilors Flynn, Wu, Flaherty, Essaibi-George, Garrison and Campbell offered the following: Resolution recognizing 18 organizations in honor of Chinese New Year.

 

0435

Councilor Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution in memory of Carol Barrett.

 

0436

Councilor Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution in memory of Coach Vanessa Bixby.

 

0437

Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Wu, Essaibi-George and Garrison offered the following: Resolution recognizing GHOT Presidents James Chan and Steven Chen.

 

0438

Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Wu, Essaibi-George and Garrison offered the following: Resolution recognizing the Chinese Merchants Association Presidents Fai Meng Ng and Kwok Kin Wong.

 

0439

Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty, Wu, Essaibi-George and Garrison offered the following: Resolution recognizing Que Shing Presidents Michael Wong and Betty Wing.

 

 

 

0440

Councilors Flynn, Campbell, Flaherty and Garrison offered the following: Resolution recognizing the Donny Higgins Foundation.

 

0441

Councilor Zakim offered the following: Resolution recognizing Ms. Willie Pearl Clarke.

 

0442

Councilor Flaherty offered the following: Resolution recognizing Margaret M. Sellon.

 

0443

Councilor Flaherty offered the following: Resolution in memory of Elizabeth Doble.