At the City Council meeting tonight, the city manager’s item No. 9 is about a proposal for a pilot program on curbside collection of food scraps.

You are welcome to speak on this environmental priority at public comment at the beginning of the meeting, from 5:30 to 6 p.m.

Anyone can speak for up to three minutes on any item on the agenda.

To get on the list you can call the City Council office up until 3 p.m. today at (617) 349-4280 or come to the meeting and sign up in the council chamber.

Henrietta Davis, city councillor