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TITLE: College Athlete Bill of Rights
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0927, 0928
DATE: 7/8/2014
Ordinance creating a College Athlete Bill of Rights/ Ordinance creating a college athlete head injurygame day safety protocol
TITLE: BPD & BFD Residency Preference
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0760
DATE: 7/1/2014
Ordinance regarding the residency preference for the Boston Police Department and the Boston Fire Department
TITLE: Status on Black Men & Boys
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0389
DATE: 6/24/2014
Ordinance creating a commission on the status of Black Men & Boys in Boston (Held @ Roxbury Community College Media Arts Center, 1234 Columbus Ave.)
TITLE: Residency & Voting Requirements
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1018
DATE: 6/17/2014
Ordinance amending the City of Boston Code, Ordinances, Chapter 5-5.2, Residency and Voting Requirements for Certain Offices
TITLE: Salary Categories
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0739
DATE: 6/17/2014
Ordinance amending City of Boston Code, Ordinances, Chapter 5-5-10, Salary Categories for Certain Offices
TITLE: Gender Nondiscrimination in healthcare coverage
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0716
DATE: 6/10/2014
Ordinance regarding gender identity nondiscrimination in healthcare coverage for City of Boston employees
TITLE: Fire Prevention Code Amendment
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0818
DATE: 6/3/2014
Ordinance to amend Boston Fire Prevention Code Article 33, Outdoor Fireplaces and Appliances
TITLE: Liquor Licensing (Off-Site)
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0438
DATE: 5/13/2014
Liquor Licensing (Off-Site)
TITLE: Energy Reporting & Disclosure
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0801
DATE: 5/12/2014
Ordinance for an amendment to City of Boston Code Section 7-2.2, Energy Reporting and Disclosure Ordinance (BERDO)
TITLE: Open Data Ordinance
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0676
DATE: 5/8/2014
Hearing regarding the Open Data Ordinance
TITLE: Commission on the status of Black Men & Boys
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0389
DATE: 5/1/2014
Ordinance on creating a Commission on the Status of Black Men & Boys in Boston
TITLE: Energy Reporting & Disclosure
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0717
DATE: 4/28/2014
Ordinance for an amendment to City of Boston Code Section 7-2.2, Energy Reporting and Disclosure
TITLE: BSL 4 Research
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0227
DATE: 4/16/2014
Ordinance regarding the prohibition of research designated BioSafety Level 4 (BSL 4)
TITLE: Environmental Ordinance Amendment
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0510
DATE: 4/14/2014
Ordinance amending CBC Chapter XVI & XXIII, amendments to certain environmental ordinances
TITLE: Alcohol Tax
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0312
DATE: 4/7/2014
Petition for a Special Law re: Tax on certain alcoholic beverages
TITLE: Inspection and Re-Inspection of Rental Units
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0346, 0511
DATE: 3/31/2014
Ordinance Amending CBC Chapter 9-1.3, Inspection and Re-Inspection of Rental Units
TITLE: Bilingual Ballots
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0240
DATE: 2/11/2014
Home Rule Petition re: An act relative to the preparation of bilingual ballots in the City of Boston
TITLE: Clean and Safe Parks
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #:
DATE: 11/19/2013
Message and ordinance to promote clean and healthy parks
TITLE: Edward Grace
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1221
DATE: 10/8/2013
Home Rule Petition re: An Act directing the Police Department to waive the maximum age requirement for Boston Police Officers for Edward Grace
TITLE: Reorganizing the School Committee
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0589
DATE: 9/26/2013
Hearing regarding reorganizing the School Committee
TITLE: Problem properties
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1310
DATE: 9/12/2013
Ordinance amending regulations to problem properties
TITLE: Municipal Banking
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0277
DATE: 9/10/2013
Ordinance to amending the Municipal Banking Commission and providing responsible banking practices in the City of Boston
TITLE: Liquor Licensing
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1037
DATE: 8/14/2013
Home Rule Petition to return the liquor licensing process to the City of Boston
TITLE: Fee and charges amendment
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0903
DATE: 7/29/2013
Amendment of City of Boston Code, Ordinance Chapter XVIII, fees and charges
TITLE: Park lighting fee decrease
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0777
DATE: 6/20/2013
Message and ordinance to decrease the fees for lighting parks and playing fields in the City of Boston
TITLE: HRP re: Licensing for certain beverages
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0530
DATE: 5/10/2013
Home Rule Petition regarding certain licensing for the sale of alcoholic beverages in the City of Boston
TITLE: Payment Collection Kiosks
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0415
DATE: 4/22/2013
A hearing to discuss payment collection kiosks
TITLE: Air Pollution Control Commission
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0340
DATE: 3/28/2013
Air Pollution Control Commission
TITLE: Increase to widow allowance
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0339
DATE: 3/26/2013
Hearing to increase the annual allowance to widows of certain public employees
TITLE: Penalties for Violations
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0216
DATE: 3/4/2013
Ordinance increasing the penalty for certain violations
TITLE: Reorganizing the School Committee
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0155
DATE: 2/28/2013
Home Rule Petition for a Special Law re: An Act to Reorganize the School Committee in the City of Boston
TITLE: Newsrack placement and maintenance
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0184
DATE: 2/26/2013
An ordinance amending Chapter 16-38 of the City of Boston Code- Ordinances regulating the placement and maintenance of newsracks
TITLE: Solicitation/ Pan Handling
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0184
DATE: 2/19/2013
Ordinance amending Chapter 16-41 of City of Boston Code- the manner and place of solicitation
TITLE: Protection of air quality
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1669
DATE: 12/18/2012
Ordinance to protect air quality throughout the City of Boston by reducing diesel fuel emissions
TITLE: Grant Appropriation
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1631
DATE: 12/17/2012
Grant appropriation for the State-Boston Retirement System to install and implement computer hardware and software
TITLE: Medical Marijuana Zoning
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1597
DATE: 12/17/2012
A hearing to examine creating a text amendment to the zoning code to address the location of non-profit medical marijuana treatment centers in the city's neighborhoods
TITLE: Sprinklers in lodging houses
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1302
DATE: 12/3/2012
Order accepting Section 26H of Chapter 148 of Massachusetts General Laws (Sprinklers in Lodging Houses)
TITLE: Retirement Board Appropriations
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0647, 0648
DATE: 11/29/2012
Order to increase Board Member Stipends/ Increase of Survivor families monthly allowance
TITLE: Nuisance Control
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1052
DATE: 10/25/2012
An ordinance regarding nuisance control
TITLE: Rental Inspection Ordinance
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1212
DATE: 9/27/2012
Message and order amending ordinance 9-1.3 of City of Boston Code (Rental Inspection Ordinance)
TITLE: Use of City Hall Plaza
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0793
DATE: 7/9/2012
Hearing regarding the use of City Hall Plaza
TITLE: E-Line Service Areas
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0491
DATE: 6/19/2012
A Home Rule Petition for a Special Law re: Moving violations along the E-Line Service Areas in Boston
TITLE: Grant appropriation
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0685
DATE: 6/11/2012
Grant appropriation from the Department of Innovation and Technology from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to fund the initiative Boston's Citizens Connect to other municipalities
TITLE: Defibrillators
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0159
DATE: 5/21/2012
A hearing regarding the mandate to install Automatic External Defibrillators in Boston Police Vehicles
TITLE: Sick Time Payouts
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0319
DATE: 5/21/2012
A hearing regarding Sick Time Payouts
TITLE: Boston Cultural Council
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0583
DATE: 5/17/2012
Hearing establishing the Boston Cultural Council
TITLE: Sport Related Injuries
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0401
DATE: 5/3/2012
A hearing regarding concussions and other sports related injuries affecting student athletes in Boston elementary, middle and high schools
TITLE: Satellite Dishes
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0320
DATE: 4/12/2012
An ordinance regarding the placement of satellites, antennas and receivers on residential properties throughout the City of Boston
TITLE: Commercial trash collection
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0203
DATE: 2/27/2012
A hearing regarding commercial trash collection timing
TITLE: Ballot Preparation
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0274
DATE: 2/21/2012
A hearing regarding the preparation of certain ballots in the City of Boston
TITLE: Governance of Boston Housing Authority
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1310
DATE: 12/6/2011
Home Rule Petition re: a form of governance for the Boston Redevelopment Authority
TITLE: National Guard Exemption
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1491
DATE: 12/5/2011
Hearing regarding residential Tax Exemption for active National Guard Members
TITLE: Sale of knives
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1366
DATE: 11/18/2011
An ordinance providing the licensing of stores that sell knives
TITLE: Notification to BFD re: cuts to electrical service/ snow removal on curbcuts
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1223, 1222
DATE: 10/3/2011
An ordinance requiring notification to the Boston Fire Department regarding discontinuance of electrical service to residential properties in Boston/ Ordinance amendment to CBC Ordinance, Chapter XVI re: Snow removal on curbcuts and walkways
TITLE: Board of the Arts Commission
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0984
DATE: 8/11/2011
Special Law to establish a Board of the Arts Commission
TITLE: Problem Properties
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0715, 0716, 0752
DATE: 7/6/2011
Ordinances for Chronic Problem Properties Penalties/ Eliminating Public Nuisance/ Encouraging responsible Landlord Ownership
TITLE: Tobacco Ordinance
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0749
DATE: 7/6/2011
The Limiting Tobacco Access by Youth Ordinance
TITLE: Grant/ BRB adoption
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0799, 0800
DATE: 7/5/2011
Grant of $28M for reimbursement from the US Dept. of Health & Human Services/ Adoption of indemnification policy for Boston Retirement Board
TITLE: MASSport Jurisdiction
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0806
DATE: 6/28/2011
Hearing regarding concurrent jurisdiction of MASSport controlled properties located within the City of Boston
TITLE: Decennial Division of Precincts in the City of Boston
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0184
DATE: 6/6/2011
Joint Committee on Government Operations and the Census & Redistricting Committee
TITLE: Various Dockets
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0512, 0647, 0584
DATE: 6/2/2011
Hearing regarding Boston and Dedham Police Authority/ Senior Citizen Property Tax Work-Off Abatement/ Refilling Deadline for Residential Exemption
TITLE: Segways usage in Boston
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0555
DATE: 5/13/2011
Hearings regarding Regulating use of Segways in the City of Boston
TITLE: Home Rule Petition: re: Retirement Age Extension for Ronald Keating
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0585
DATE: 5/10/2011
A Home Rule Petition to the General Court regarding the matter entitled Extension on the Maximum Retirement Age for Ronald Keating
TITLE: Provision to MGL c32B, Section 19
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0583
DATE: 5/2/2011
A hearing accepting provision to MGL c32B, Section 19 effective until June 30, 2015 (re: Health Insurance Coverage)
TITLE: West End Two Place
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0436
DATE: 4/26/2011
Petition for a Special Law re: An act Qualifying West End Place Two Corporation as a Housing Cooperative eligible for Residential Tax Exemption
TITLE: Pavement Markings
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0327
DATE: 4/26/2011
Ordinance regarding pavement, curb and sidewalk markings for proposed excavations and locations of underground utility facilities
TITLE: Fire Services Fees
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0467
DATE: 4/14/2011
An ordinance to change fees for fire permits and licensure
TITLE: Various Ordinances and Data Sharing
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0316- 0318
DATE: 3/21/2011
Street and Parkway Opening Permit/ Parkway and Street Occupancy Permit for Moving Trucks. Public Health Data Sharing with BPHC
TITLE: Sheet Metal Work
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0290
DATE: 2/28/2011
Ordinance implementing fees and charges for Sheet Metal Work
TITLE: Fingerprinting and criminal history records checks
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0183
DATE: 2/17/2011
An ordinance requiring fingerprinting and criminal history records checks for certain licenses
TITLE: Food Trucks
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0189
DATE: 2/15/2011
Ordinance promoting Economic Development and the Food Truck Industry
TITLE: Housing Protection
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0246
DATE: 2/14/2011
An act to restore Boston's Governmentally- Involved Housing Protection
TITLE: Confirmation Appointment/ Contract Appropriation
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1650, 1649
DATE: 12/13/2010
Confirmation of appointment of Robert Smyth to the fifth seat to the Boston Retirement Board/ Contract appropriation for the Department of Innovation & Technology
TITLE: Banking Services
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1400
DATE: 12/10/2010
Ordinance amending CBC Chapter 6-8 (Municipal Depositories and Control for Banking Services)
TITLE: Mediation of Mortgage Foreclosures
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1562
DATE: 12/9/2010
Special Law re: An act to facilitate the mediation of mortgage foreclosures of owner occupied residential properties in the City of Boston
TITLE: Abandoned Properties
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1162
DATE: 12/2/2010
A hearing to discuss ways to tighten regulations for abandoned properties
TITLE: Regulations for Labs and HAZMAT
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1365
DATE: 12/2/2010
An ordinance further regulating the registration of laboratories and hazardous materials
TITLE: Various Ordinances
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1447, 1539, 1509
DATE: 11/30/2010
A hearings pertaining to Solar Photovoltaic Systems, Security in Elderly/ Handicapped Housing Developments, and fees for lighting parks and recreation fields
TITLE: Municipal Fines
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1391
DATE: 11/1/2010
Ordinance for the adoption of procedures under Chapter 40U for Payment of certain municipal fines
TITLE: Foreclosure Maintenance
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1162
DATE: 10/13/2010
Special ordinance regarding the maintenance of vacant foreclosed residential properties
TITLE: Amending contract procedures/ fire service personnel
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1082, 1144
DATE: 10/5/2010
An Act Amending contract procedures in the City of Boston/ A Special Law re: certification and training for all levels of Fire Service Personnel
TITLE: Designated Licenses
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1143
DATE: 9/8/2010
Providing designated licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages, wine and malt beverages at Logan International Airport Granted by the Licensing Board for the City of Boston
TITLE: Reporting requirements for the Boston Employment Commission
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0562
DATE: 7/22/2010
Ordinance amending CBC Chapter XII, Section 10.4 (c) (Boston Employment Commission)
TITLE: Pit Bull Ordinance
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0762
DATE: 6/29/2010
Home Rule Petition for Pit Bull Ordinance
TITLE: Various Operation issues
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0554- 0556, 0852
DATE: 6/14/2010
Increasing fees for certain existing building regulation licenses, fee increase for illegal parking, Weights & Measures Div. inspection licenses, illegal use of fire hydrants
TITLE: Changes to the Boston Common
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0655
DATE: 5/13/2010
Message and order approving Petition for Special Law re: Act authorizing the COB to grant permanent volumetric easements in, through, under certain parcel of land known as Boston Common to Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
TITLE: Residential Exemptions
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0307
DATE: 4/8/2010
Special Law re: Clarification of the effective date of residential tax exemptions
TITLE: Street Cleaning
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0259
DATE: 4/5/2010
Ordinance amending penalties related to street cleaning
TITLE: Pedestrian Safety Zone regulations
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0192
DATE: 3/18/2010
A hearing prohibiting stopping or parking in pedestrian safety zones
TITLE: MIS Grant Appropriation
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0249
DATE: 3/18/2010
Grant appropriation of $1.9M for Management and Information Services for computers, software and training at computer centers
TITLE: Green Tickets
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0280
DATE: 3/5/2010
Message and order to accept the provisions of Chapter 40T of the Massachusetts General Laws, enacted as Chapter 26 of the Acts of 2010, An act relative to Unpaid Municipal Fines
TITLE: Authorizing the lease of certain Parks Department Property
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0310, 0311
DATE: 3/5/2010
Policies established and implemented so former comfort stations "Duck House" (Back Bay Fens) and "Pink Palace" (Boston Common) can enter into lease agreements
TITLE: Voter Privacy, Mayoral Term Limits, Protocol re: Labor Relations
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1386, 1007, 1003
DATE: 12/14/2009
Voter Privacy, Mayoral Term Limits, Protocol re: Labor Relations
TITLE: Hackney Fare Evasion, Special municipal employees, Senior property tax abatement
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1443, 1138, 0948
DATE: 12/14/2009
Hackney Fare Evasion, designating board and commission members as special municipal employees, senior citizens property tax abatement
TITLE: Tenants facing displacement
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1360
DATE: 12/3/2009
Ordinance to protect tenants facing displacement by condominium or cooperative conversion
TITLE: Styrofoam Containers
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1083
DATE: 10/15/2009
Ordinance prohibiting the use of non- recycle & polystyrene food service containers
TITLE: Affordable Housing
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1261
DATE: 10/14/2009
Special Law RE: An act relative to certain Affordable Housing in the City of Boston
TITLE: Commonwealth Transportation System
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1048
DATE: 9/3/2009
Petition to amend Special Law re: Financing Improvements to the Commonwealth Transportation System
TITLE: Retirement benefits for Allen Curry
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0814
DATE: 8/24/2009
Home Rule Petition: re- Authorizing the Retirement Board to grant certain retirement benefits for Boston Firefighter Allen Curry
TITLE: Meals tax/ room occupancy excise
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0985, 0986
DATE: 8/20/2009
Local Option tax on meals for the City of Boston/ Local Option room occupancy excise in the City of Boston
TITLE: Franklin Foundation
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0942
DATE: 7/22/2009
Petition for a law re: An Act to Further define the membership of the Franklin Foundation
TITLE: Dog Ownership
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0728
DATE: 7/22/2009
Strengthening and Enforcing/ Increasing fines for existing regulations related to dog ownership
TITLE: Reprecincting
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0724
DATE: 7/15/2009
Reprecincting in the City of Boston
TITLE: Youth Crime Statistics
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0559
DATE: 6/8/2009
A hearing regarding reporting Youth Crime Statistics
TITLE: Motorcycle Noise
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0658
DATE: 5/26/2009
An ordinance regulating the noise level of motorcycles
TITLE: Foreclosure
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0395, 0396, 0397
DATE: 5/5/2009
Home Rule Petitions: Re- Foreclosures
TITLE: Sidewalk Café Lease Periods
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0440
DATE: 4/28/2009
Sidewalk Café Lease Periods
TITLE: Financial Statements
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0558
DATE: 4/27/2009
Ordinance requiring City Councilors to file statements of financial interest
TITLE: Moratorium for Taxicab medallions
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0479
DATE: 4/10/2009
Ordinance imposing a moratorium on medallion transfer
TITLE: Municipal Campaign Reform
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0367
DATE: 4/9/2009
Municipal Campaign Reform
TITLE: Infor Global Solutions
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0358
DATE: 3/23/2009
An order authorizing the City of Boston to extend a contract with Infor Global Solutions
TITLE: Ballot Preparation
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0359
DATE: 3/18/2009
An act regarding the preparation of certain ballots in the City of Boston
TITLE: Reserve Firefighters
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0307
DATE: 3/18/2009
An act relative to reserve firefighters
TITLE: University Accountability
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0283
DATE: 3/10/2009
Ordinance increasing university accountability
TITLE: Salvia Divinorum
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0208
DATE: 2/10/2009
Resolution prohibiting Salvia Divinorum
TITLE: Meeting minutes/ commissions info
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1020, 1276
DATE: 12/16/2008
Regulating Boston City Council Meeting Minutes/ Supporting having City Commission/ Board members publicly post minutes, agendas, agendas, and schedules on website
TITLE: Ballot Prep
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1280
DATE: 12/15/2008
Special Law re: the Preparation of certain ballots in the City of Boston
TITLE: Reporting to Retirement Board
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1168
DATE: 12/15/2008
A ordinance requiring departments to report to the Retirement Board
TITLE: Bio- Level 4
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1189
DATE: 12/15/2008
An ordinance prohibiting research designated as Bio-Level 4 (BSL4)
TITLE: Motorcycle Noise
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1047
DATE: 12/9/2008
An Ordinance regulating the noise level of motorcycles
TITLE: Tax Exempt Properties/ (PILOT)
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0470, 0741, 0658
DATE: 12/8/2008
Tax exempt properties in the city/ Payments in Lieu of taxes/ tax exempt status of future acquired properties
TITLE: Faneuil Hall Usage Fee
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0470
DATE: 12/2/2008
An ordinance amending CBC 18-1.8(4)
TITLE: Mayoral and City Council Term Limits
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0246, 0247, 0403
DATE: 12/1/2008
Setting term limits for the offices of Mayor and Boston City Council, Holding Saturday elections in Boston
TITLE: Elderly tax exemptions
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0173
DATE: 11/21/2008
Amending CBC 6-2.5 (Elderly Tax Exemption)
TITLE: Ammunition/ Firearms
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1137, 1138
DATE: 11/12/2008
Special Law re: Possession of armor piercing ammunition Special Law re: Possession of a firearm in residence or business without a silence
TITLE: Waste Haulers
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0953
DATE: 10/14/2008
Regarding recycling requirements for waste haulers
TITLE: Donation Bins
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0946
DATE: 10/7/2008
A hearing regulating Public Donation Collection Bins
TITLE: Charitable Food Establishments
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0954
DATE: 10/2/2008
A hearing amending the fee structure for charitable food establishments
TITLE: Boston Retirement Board
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0909, 0920
DATE: 9/18/2008
A hearing regarding Boston Retirement Board's Application Process Delay & A review of the Internal Fraud Investigation of Boston's Retirement Board
TITLE: Criminal Street Gang Tagging and Graffiti
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0918
DATE: 9/4/2008
An act relative to criminal street gang tagging and graffiti
TITLE: Disability Commission
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0859, 0911
DATE: 8/20/2008
Accepting the adoption of provisions to M.G.L. c.40 8J/ Establishing further conditions related to permits for street work
TITLE: Amending 2-8.3
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0910
DATE: 8/5/2008
Amending 2-8.3
TITLE: Sound Signal Devices
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0550
DATE: 7/16/2008
An ordinance re: Certain Sound Signals (Ice Cream Trucks)
TITLE: News Racks
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0646
DATE: 7/8/2008
Regulating Placement and Maintenance of News Racks
TITLE: Minority and Women Business Enterprise Initiative
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0645
DATE: 7/8/2008
Minority and Women Business Enterprise Initiative
TITLE: Prohibition of Dog Renting
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0713
DATE: 6/30/2008
Licensure of Dogs and prohibition of Dog Renting
TITLE: Tax exempt universities/ PILOT
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0470, 0471
DATE: 6/23/2008
Tax exempt properties, formula for payments in lieu of taxes (PILOT)
TITLE: Polling Places
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0647
DATE: 6/16/2008
A Petition for a special law re: The designation of polling places in the City of Boston
TITLE: Regulation, fines, and changes
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0463, 0464, 0433, 0318
DATE: 5/12/2008
Establishing Trash & Refuse fines, regulations for hawkers & peddlers, parking fines, and prohibiting delivery of certain non requested material
TITLE: GPS in Emergency Vehicles
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0199
DATE: 5/9/2008
An Ordinance calling for mandatory use of GPS technology on all emergency vehicles operating in the City of Boston.
TITLE: Restaurant Ventilation Systems
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0341, 0322
DATE: 5/5/2008
An ordinance establishing guidelines for the cleaning of Commercial cooking hoods & ventilation systems. Licensing and regulating the process of commercial grease cleaners and inspectors.
TITLE: Transliterated Ballots Hearing
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0321
DATE: 5/5/2008
Special Law: Regarding the preparation of certain ballots in the city
TITLE: Just Cause Evictions
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0450
DATE: 4/23/2008
Petition for a Special Law re: Evictions of certain foreclosed property in the City
TITLE: Government Operations
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0283
DATE: 4/7/2008
Nonutilization tax on residential property
TITLE: Edward M. Grace appointment to BPD
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0105
DATE: 2/22/2008
Appointment of Edward M. Grace to the Boston Police Department
TITLE: Affordable Housing
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0164
DATE: 2/11/2008
Government Operations on the procurement & award of contracts for certain Affordable Housing in the city
TITLE: Maintenance of abandoned foreclosed property
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0166
DATE: 2/7/2008
Ordinance regulating maintenance of foreclosed residential property
TITLE: Advertising Permits
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1301
DATE: 12/7/2007
Government Operations ordinance on Advertising Permit Fees
TITLE: Roof Access & Rubbish Disposal
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1349,1375
DATE: 12/4/2007
Ordinance re: disposal of rubbish & Roof Access
TITLE: Tax Classification
COMMITTEE: Ways & Means, Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1336,1278
DATE: 12/3/2007
Tax classification and Residential Exemptions
TITLE: Beacon Hill Architectural Commission
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1234
DATE: 11/27/2007
Regarding the Beacon Hill Architectural Commission on change of status for commissioners and co-commissioner status
TITLE: Parking in Bus Stops
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1050
DATE: 10/30/2007
Ordinance regarding parking in bus stops
TITLE: Health & Licensure Fee Increases
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1233
DATE: 10/29/2007
Ordinance increasing certain fees for health inspections and licensure
TITLE: Ordinance on recycling on bars and restaurants
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1054
DATE: 10/23/2007
Ordinance establishing a recycling program in bars & restaurants
TITLE: Parking Fine
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1007
DATE: 9/27/2007
Unauthorized Parking fine
TITLE: Petition for Special Law re: possession of unlicensed firearm in residence or business
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0860
DATE: 7/31/2007
Discussion of Special Petition for a Law re: the possession of an unlicensed firearm in a residence or place of business
TITLE: Petition for a Special Law re: allowing all legal residents to vote in Boston municipal elections
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0487
DATE: 7/31/2007
Discussion of a Petition for a Special Law that would allow all legal residents, rather than just U.S. citizens, to vote in Boston municipal elections
TITLE: Proposed Ordinances to regulate Pedicabs and to prohibit Party Bikes
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0745
DATE: 7/27/2007
Discussion of proposed Ordinance to regulate the use of Pedicabs and to prohibit the use of Party Bikes (conference bikes) on public property in Boston
TITLE: Ordinance re: landlord/tenant negotiations
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0632
DATE: 7/19/2007
Discussion of proposed Ordinance to require landlords owning 20 or more units to meet with and bargain collectively with tenant groups
TITLE: Ordinance re: the sale and/or possession of crack pipes
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0665
DATE: 7/17/2007
Discussion of proposed Ordinance re: the sale and/or possession of crack pipes
TITLE: Imposing fines for vandalism by graffiti and tagging
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0157
DATE: 4/23/2007
Discussion of proposed fines related to vandalism by graffiti and tagging
TITLE: Ordinance re: fire escape certification charge
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0343
DATE: 4/18/2007
Discussion of proposed ordinance to clarify ISD role in fire escape certification
TITLE: Review operational failures re: 2006 City elections
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0167
DATE: 4/9/2007
A review of the alleged operational failures in the conduct of the 2006 City elections
TITLE: Discussion of lowering the interest rate on elderly property tax deferrals
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0339
DATE: 4/3/2007
Discussion re: the local option regarding the elderly tax deferral interest rate (M.G.L. chapter 59, section 5(41A) in the city.
TITLE: Proposed Act strengthening the enforcement and collection of Code Enforcement violations
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0136
DATE: 3/5/2007
Proposed Act to establish administrative process to aid in the enforcement and collection of Code Enforcement violations (green tickets).
TITLE: Amending City of Boston Code, Section 2-8.3
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1399
DATE: 12/19/2006
Discussion of proposed amendment to City of Boston Code, Section 2-8.3 re: personnel
TITLE: Petition for Special Law re: elections in the city of Boston
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1434
DATE: 12/15/2006
Petition for a Special Law to change the number of signatures required for a person seeking elected office as a Boston City Councillor.
TITLE: Discussion of PILOT (payment in lieu of tax payments)
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0158, 1455
DATE: 12/15/2006
Discussion of PILOT (payment in lieu of tax) agreements with various colleges and universities in Boston
TITLE: Proposal to require training and background checks for security staff at bars and clubs
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0737
DATE: 12/4/2006
Proposal for Home Rule Petition to explore third party training and background checks for security staff and bars and clubs in Boston.
TITLE: Ordinance proposed to ensure public access to Boston Harbor
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0967
DATE: 11/16/2006
Discussion of proposed Ordinance to ensure access to Boston Harbor, and update on Harbor Walk and other efforts to facilitate public access to and usage of Boston Harbor and waterfront.
TITLE: Ordinance permitting use of cameras to monitor traffic signal violators
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1009
DATE: 10/2/2006
Discussion of proposed ordinance permitting the use of cameras to monitor traffic signal violators and initiate tickets/fines
TITLE: Discussion of Ordinance re: unregistered vehicles
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 1107
DATE: 9/28/2006
Discussion of proposed Ordinance re: unregistered, abandoned vehicles
TITLE: Ordinance re: establishing delivery standards for rental units
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0937
DATE: 8/15/2006
Ordinance establishing City of Boston Code Chapter IX, Section 9-1.5 -- delivery standards for rental units
TITLE: Eliminating Property Holding Cap of Boston Public Library
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0938
DATE: 8/10/2006
An Act eliminating the property holding cap of the Boston Public Library
TITLE: Ordinances calling for seat belts and monitors on school buses
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0202, 0203
DATE: 6/27/2006
Discussion of improving safety by ordinances requiring seat belts and monitors on all school buses
TITLE: Ordinance re: registering laboratories in Boston
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0597
DATE: 6/6/2006
Discussion of proposed Ordinance to require the registration of all laboratories in Boston to protect emergency first responders
TITLE: MWRA sewer easement at Moakley Field; local option retiree benefit
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0403, 0483
DATE: 5/12/2006
Home Rule Petition re: MWRA easement at Moakley Park in South Boston; and order accepting local option re: benefit for accidental disability retirees
TITLE: Ordinance requiring GPS technology in all emergency vehicles
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0209
DATE: 4/20/2006
Discussion of Ordinance requiring GPS technology in all emergency vehicles
TITLE: Residency Requirement for City Employees
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0286
DATE: 4/13/2006
Discussion of City of Boston Code, Section 5-5.5 (the Residency Requirement for City Employees)
TITLE: Forsyth Institute/Parks Department Land Swap and Park Frontage Ordinance
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0105, 0489, 0368
DATE: 4/11/2006
Review of Forsyth Institute land swap with Parks Department, Ordinance amending CBC 7-4.10 restrictions on park frontages; and Home Rule Petition re: Thomas Dynan
TITLE: Ordinance re: reducing lead in drinking water
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0325
DATE: 4/10/2006
Ordinance re: reducing the health threats associated with unintended lead exposure in Boston's drinking water
TITLE: Petition for Special Law re: redevelopment of Franklin Hill BHA development
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0249
DATE: 3/30/2006
Petition for a Special Law re: procurement and contract awards re: the redevelopment of Franklin Hill BHA development
TITLE: Ordinance re: motor vehicle parking on residential lots
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0276
DATE: 3/16/2006
Ordinance proposed to restrict paving of front yards for the purpose of parking vehicles
TITLE: Ordinance re: Graffiti Removal
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0923
DATE: 12/9/2005
Discussion of Ordinance requiring private property owners to remove graffiti
TITLE: Petition to increase number of beer and wine licenses in Boston
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0195
DATE: 12/8/2005
Petition for a Special Law to increase the quota of beer and wine licenses permitted in Boston.
TITLE: CORI Screening
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0981
DATE: 9/21/2005
Discussion of Criminal Offender Records Information CORI Screening by City vendors.
TITLE: Electrical Infrastructure
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0388
DATE: 9/12/2005
Electrical Infrastructure and review of hot spots
TITLE: Curtailing after-hours parties
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0668
DATE: 8/5/2005
Ordinance re: curtailing unlicensed, unpermitted after-hours parties
TITLE: Amending parking fines
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0516
DATE: 8/2/2005
Proposal for Ordinance to amend schedule of parking fines to aid street cleaning efforts.
TITLE: Archdiocese School Closings
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0926
DATE: 7/28/2005
Archdioceses school closings and proposal for referendum to ensure community needs and issues are addressed.
TITLE: Collecting ISD Code Enforcement Violations
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0869, 0696
DATE: 7/26/2005
Using municipal liens on unpaid fines, fees; and collecting ISD Code Enforcement violations
TITLE: Forfeiture Funds
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0471
DATE: 6/16/2005
Proposal to share drug forfeiture funds that currently go to the Boston Police Department with the Boston Public Health Commission for prevention, recovery and rehab programs.
TITLE: Create City office to assist non-profits
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0305
DATE: 4/26/2005
Discussion of need for City Office to assist non-profit agencies
TITLE: Protective Custody for Drunk Drivers
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0283
DATE: 4/22/2005
Ordinance re: protective custody for those arrested or detained for driving under the influence DUI.
TITLE: Registering/Inspecting laboratories in Boston
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0244
DATE: 3/23/2005
Ordinance re: registering and inspecting all laboratories in the city of Boston
TITLE: Keg Permitting, Fake IDs and Binge Drinking
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0164, 0165, 0280
DATE: 3/7/2005
Discussion of Ordinance re: use of fake IDs, a petition for special law re: permitting of kegs, and a review of binge drinking by students.
TITLE: Extending Notice Period for Proposed Demolitions
COMMITTEE: Government Operations
DOCKET #: 0169
DATE: 2/23/2005
Order to Amend Zoning Code to extend public notice period for proposed demolitions
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