City Council Committee Reports – Now Available

Finance Committee – June 15, 2020 Report: The Finance Committee voted to approve the following:

  • Request authorization to transfer $750,000 from Retiree Health Insurance to Fire/Rescue Regular Overtime
  • Request to transfer $1500 from Computer Equipment Repairs and Maintenance to Full-Time Salaries to correct an error in the FY2020 Budget
  • Request to appropriate and expend $420,000 from Free Cash for the full and final settlement of claims by Mackay against the City

The Finance Committee voted No Action Necessary on the following item:

  • Request to transfer $500,000 from Budget Reserve -Snow and Ice Removal Account to the DPW Overtime, Snow and Ice Removal and DPW Rental Vehicles/Subcontractors

All other items were held.

Zoning and Planning Committee: June 15, 2020 Report: The Zoning and Planning Commitee voted to approve the following:

  • Re-appointment of Laurie Malcolm to the Upper Falls Historic District Commission

All other items were held.

Committee of the Whole – Reports from June 8th, June 10th, June 11th, and June 16th: The Committee of the Whole voted to approve the following:

  • EXECUTIVE OFFICE BUDGET …………………………… $1,089,154 
  • CITY CLERK/CLERK OF THE COUNCIL BUDGET ……. $2,076,974 
  • COMPTROLLER’S OFFICE BUDGET  ………………… $49,557,453 
  • PURCHASING DEPARTMENT BUDGET …………………. $534,859 
  • ASSESSOR’S DEPARTMENT BUDGET ………………… $1,241,645 
  • TREASURER’S DEPARTMENT BUDGET  …………… $32,767,153 
  • LAW DEPARTMENT BUDGET ………………………….. $1,894,071 
  • HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT BUDGET ………………….. $ 
  • INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT ……. $2,094,474 
  • PLANNING DEPARTMENT BUDGET …………………..$ 1,934,975 
  • CPA BUDGET ………………………………………………..$ 4,797,373 
  • PUBLIC BUILDINGS DEPARTMENT BUDGET ………. $4,861,855 
  • Budget Resolution #6  Police Department  Budget Resolution relating to Animal Control Enforcement 
  • Budget Resolution #7  Police Department  Budget Resolution to Perform a Bottom up Analysis of the Police Department   

Land Use Committee – June 16, 2020 Report: The Land Use Committee voted to approve the following:

  • Request for a Special Permit/Site Plan Approval to allow four single-family attached dwelling units in two structures, to further extend the nonconforming height, to reduce the required side setback and to allow a driveway within ten feet of the side lot line at 70 Walker Street

All other items were held.

Public Facilities Committee – June 17, 2020 Report: The Public Facilities Committee voted to approve the following:

  • Appointment of John Lewis to the Solid Waste Commission

All other items were held.

Public Safety and Transportation Committee – June 17th Report: The Public Safety and Transportation Committee voted to approve the following:

  • Request to transfer $750,000 from Retiree Health Insurance to Fire/Rescue Regular Overtime Account
  • Request for annual renewal of the two Boston College bus licenses:
    • Boston College Law School routes
    • Boston College Main Campus to Boston routes
  • Request for annual renewal for one bus license for 7 vehicles for Medical Academic and Scientific Organization, Inc. (“MASCO”)

The Committee voted No Action Necessary on the following item:

  • Request for a review and possible changes to the intersection of Lake Avenue and Rogers Street to improve safety for all road users

All other items were held.