City Council Committee on Public Safety and Criminal Justice

File #1019, Message and Order Authorizing the City of Boston to Accept and Expend the Amount of Three Million Four Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($3,450,000.00) as a Grant for the FY23 Safe and Successful Initiative Youth, awarded by the MA Executive Office of Health and Human Services which will be administered by the Police Department. The grant will fund a comprehensive inter-agency strategy that links law enforcement, employment, education, public health and youth development agencies to reduce youth violence in the Commonwealth; and,

File No. 1020, Message and Order Authorizing the City of Boston to Accept and Expend the Amount of Nine Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dollars ($950,000.00) in the form of a Continuing Securing of the Cities Grant, granted by the United States Department of Homeland Security to be administered by the police department. The grant will fund the continuous improvement of regional capabilities to detect, identify, report, and interdict nuclear and other radioactive material outside of regulatory control and provide regional training and exercise opportunities needed to build capacity. regional.

Both files were sponsored by Mayor Wu and referred to the Committee on August 31, 2022.

NOTICE: The Boston City Council may have an attendance quorum due to City Council standing committees consisting of both voting and non-voting members. However, members attending this duly posted meeting shall only participate and deliberate on the business of the Standing Committee.

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The public is cordially invited to attend and testify. If you have never testified at a Board hearing before, please arrive five (5) minutes before the hearing is scheduled to register and familiarize yourself with the hearing format, testimony locations and system of sound system. Please bring fifteen (15) copies of any written material you wish to present to the hearing. Written comments may become part of the file and be made available to all advisors by emailing or posting them. To arrive before the hearing, please use the information below. Members of the public wishing to testify virtually via videoconference should email the staff contact for a link and instructions.

The public can watch this meeting live on boston.gov/city-council-tv and Comcast 8/RCN 82/Fios 964. It will also be rebroadcast later on Comcast 8/RCN 82/Fios 964.

Mail address: Files #1019, #1020 Town Hall, Town Hall, 5e Floor, Boston MA 02201

Attention: Christine O’Donnell, Files #1019, #1020

Committee email: [email protected]

Staff email: [email protected] Staff phone: 617-635-1185

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