Hearing of the municipal council committee on women, families and strong communities on files # 1168-1171 and # 1240


File # 1240, Message and Order Authorizing the City of Boston to Accept and Spend Three Hundred and Ninety-Nine Thousand Dollars ($ 399,000.00) in Grant Form, for the East Boston Foundation Fund II , assigned by the Massachusetts Port Authority to be administered by the Age Strong Commission. The grant will fund the operation and management by Age Strong Commission of the East Boston Senior Center.

These questions were sponsored by the Administration and were referred to the Committee on November 17, 2021 (Files # 1168-1171) and December 8, 2021 (# 1240).

NOTICE: Boston City Council may have an attendance quorum due to City Council standing committees made up of voting and non-voting members. However, members who attend this properly posted meeting participate and deliberate only in the course of the business of the Standing Committee.


In accordance with chapter 20 of the laws of 2021, amending certain requirements of the Law on public assemblies and exempting public bodies from certain requirements, in particular the obligation for public bodies to hold their meetings in a public place that is open and physically accessible to the public , the city council will hold this hearing virtually. This enables the City Council to exercise its responsibilities while adhering to public health recommendations and ensuring public access to its deliberations through appropriate alternative means. The public can watch this audience live on www.boston.gov/city-council-tv and via broadcast on Xfinity 8 / RCN 82 / Fios 964.

Public testimony

Written evidence can be sent to the committee or by email to staff (below) and will be incorporated into the file and made available to all advisors. Members of the public wishing to testify virtually via video conference should email the staff contact for a link and instructions for doing so.

Staff contact: Shane L. Pac

Committee email: [email protected]

Staff email: [email protected] Staff phone: (617) 635-3040

Streamed on Xfinity 8 / RCN 82 / Fios 964 and streamed on: boston.gov/city-council-tv


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