One of the remaining trees at Vellucci Plaza in Inman Square is seen over construction in July. Removal of other trees for traffic changes was controversial. (Photo: Marc Levy)

Updating tree protection laws

Health & Environment Committee, 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday. This committee run by city councillor Quinton Zondervan will talk about amending the Tree Protection Ordinance based on the findings of the Urban Forest Master Plan Task Force. Televised and watchable by Zoom video conferencing.


Non-police traffic enforcement

Public Safety Committee, 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday. This committee run by city councillor Quinton Zondervan will look into the details of an order he filed over the summer with councillor Jivan Sobrinho-Wheeler to consider transferring primary traffic enforcement responsibilities from the police department to unarmed, trained personnel in the Traffic, Parking & Transportation Department, Public Works, Health and Human Services or “another suitable department.” Televised and watchable by Zoom video conferencing.

How to handle a municipal broadband study

Neighborhood & Long Term Planning, Public Facilities, Arts & Celebration Committee, 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday. This committee run by city councillor Patty Nolan will look at how to do a financial feasibility study for municipal broadband – a process long delayed by the city manager until his hand was forced by a council budget rebellion in June. Televised and watchable by Zoom video conferencing.

Outdoor, in-person learning

School Committee Curriculum and Achievement Subcommittee, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Committee members will discuss in-person outdoor learning for the duration of the coronavirus crisis. Watchable by Zoom video conferencing.