Intergovernmental Relations

Intergovernmental Relations coordinates the City's dealings with the federal, state, and other local governments, seeking to foster constructive links between the City and these entities. The department keeps the Mayor informed about intergovernmental issues and assists him in representing the City's interests in these matters. In addition, the office serves as a liaison between the Administration and the Boston City Council.

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  • The Tribute: for those affected by the tragic events of April 15th, 2013
    Mayor Walsh is joined by Survivors, Rev. Liz Walker, Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, former Mayor of Boston Thomas M. Menino, and Executive Director of the Boston Athletic Association Thomas Grilk, to pay tribute to those affected by the tragic events of April 15th, 2013. Watch Video »
  • Remarks of Mayor Martin J. Walsh at The Tribute
    Mayor Martin J. Walsh delivers remarks at The Tribute for those affected by the tragic events of April 15, 2013.

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