Councillors Ciommo, Consalvo, Jackson, Linehan, Yancey
Juan Lopez, 617-635-3041
Committee on City, Neighborhood Services and Veterans Affairs, which shall concern itself with the delivery of municipal services to the city’s residents and neighborhoods in order to promote improved service delivery and cost reductions, including the activities of and provision of services to residents by communication, energy and water service providers. The committee shall also concern itself with the city’s programs for veterans and family-based initiatives. The committee shall concern itself with the infrastructure that facilitates wireless voice and data communications as well as the surface, air and water transportation policies of the city, including public transportation, operations at Logan International Airport, hackney and jitney licenses, traffic calming, highway connections, resident parking program, parking freeze, imposition of tolls, and the Central Artery/Tunnel project, including surface restoration and corridor master planning, including the planning for the Rose Kennedy Greenway. The committee shall also concern itself with the various inspectional, regulatory, and licensing activities used to implement city transportation policies. The committee shall be responsible for monitoring issues arising from utility facilities and operations, and including facility siting, in order to ensure that consumers are provided with the most reliable service, at the lowest possible cost, and that ratepayers' rights are protected under federal, state and local regulations. The committee shall exercise oversight with respect to Inspectional Services Department, Library Department, Office of Neighborhood Services, Parks and Recreation Department, Public Works Department, Registry Division, the Edward Ingersoll Browne Fund and the George Robert White Fund, the Boston Water and Sewer Commission, the Office of Cable Communications, Central Artery Environmental Compliance Team, Office of the Parking Clerk, Public Improvement Commission, Transportation Department, Veterans’ Services Department, and the Veterans’ Graves Division of the Parks Department.