Hearing of the municipal council committee on women, families and strong communities on files n ° 0825-0826 and n ° 1011

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Message and Ordinance authorizing the City of Boston to accept and spend the sum of one million seven hundred and sixty eight thousand three hundred and seventy eight dollars and fifty six cents ($ 1,768,378.56) in the form of a grant for the FY22 State Elder Lunch Program, awarded by the MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs to be administered by the Age Strong Commission. The grant will fund nutrition services for up to 284,394 seniors in the city of Boston at $ 6.24 per meal.

These questions were sponsored by the Administration and were referred to the Committee on June 30, 2021 (0825-0826) and September 29, 2021 (1011).

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 business of the Standing Committee.

Presence

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 allows 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 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 to do so.

Staff contact: Shane 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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