Friday, May 24, 2013
No budget hearings will take place the week of Memorial Day.
Boston's budget hearings for Mayor Thomas Menino's last proposed budget—a $2.6 billion operating budget, are rolling along. "We’re currently in hearings, and 18 of 26 departmental hearings have already occurred," said Emilee Ellison, spokesperson for the mayor. "There are no hearings scheduled for next week due to the [Memorial Day] holiday. Hearings are scheduled to end the second week of June. And we’re moving toward a vote as usual." A new updated budget will be submitted by the Menino administration in about three weeks, and the Boston City Council will vote on the last Wednesday in June on the resubmitted budget. Part of the proposed budget includes providing 10,000 more mobile computing devices for students and more learning courses …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
The city services-mobile will be at John Harvard Mall park from 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Boston's City Hall To Go truck will be back in Charlestown on Friday, May 10 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. during Mayor Tom Menino's Neighborhood Coffee Hour at John Harvard Mall park. The bright red mobile City Hall has been visiting the neighborhoods of Boston since it was launched in December, giving residents an opportunity to take care of city business right in their communities. There is no need to schedule an appointment; just drop by to: For more information, including a list of services and required documentation, visit cityofboston.gov/cityhalltogo/menu.
Thursday, January 3, 2013
The mobile services truck will park at Green and Main streets from 1-3 p.m.
Boston's City Hall To Go truck will visit Charlestown on Friday, Jan. 4. The bright red mobile City Hall had its maiden voyage on Dec. 6 and since then has been traveling to all the neighborhoods of Boston, giving residents an opportunity to take care of city business without going far. “‘City Hall To Go’ builds on our mission to shake up the status quo in municipal services,” Mayor Thomas Menino said in December. “This pilot offers one more way for Boston residents to get personal, timely service from the city, and makes it even easier by cutting out the trip to City Hall.” The truck will be parked at the corner of Green and Main streets in Charlestown, near Thompson Square, on Friday from 1-3 p.m. There is no need to schedule an …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Inspired by food trucks, the vehicle will travel throughout Boston's neighborhoods allowing residents access to select city services.
What happens when you mix city hall with a food truck? A bright red, brand new "City Hall to Go" truck traveling through Boston's neighborhoods where residents can perform select city services like requesting birth or marriage certificates or paying parking tickets. “‘City Hall To Go’ builds on our mission to shake up the status quo in municipal services,” Mayor Thomas Menino said in a statement. “This pilot offers one more way for Boston residents to get personal, timely service from the City, and makes it even easier by cutting out the trip to City Hall.” Residents will be able to pay or dispute parking tickets, request birth, death or marriage certificates and pay property and excise taxes, among other services. The full menu of …