Attend meetings on updating tree protections, municipal broadband finance study and more
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.