Government Health & Environment

City Council Hearing on Styrofoam Containers

The Boston City Council’s Committee on Government Operations will hold a public hearing on Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 2:00 PM.  The hearing will be held in the Christopher A. Iannella Chamber on the Fifth Floor of Boston City Hall.  The subject of the hearing is

Docket #1083, An Ordinance Prohibiting the Use of Non-Recyclable and Expanded Polystyrene Food Service Containers

This matter was sponsored by Councilor Stephen Murphy and was referred to the Committee on Government Operations on Wednesday, August 26, 2009.

Members of the public are cordially invited to attend and testify.  If you have not previously testified at a hearing of the Boston City Council, please arrive five (5) minutes before the call of the hearing to sign in and become familiar with the hearing format, testimony locations, and sound system.  Please bring fifteen (15) copies of any written documentation you wish to present at the hearing.  If you know of others who may be interested in this hearing, kindly notify them.

Written comments may be made part of the record and available to all Councilors by sending them by e-mail, fax, or mail to arrive prior to the hearing.  Please use the contact information below for all purposes related to this hearing.

For the Committee:

Maureen E. Feeney, Chair
Committee on Government Operations

Liaison:           Sarah Laub & Kevin Parker
Address:          Boston City Council, One City Hall Square – Fifth Floor, Boston, MA, 02201
Telephone:       617-635-1185  or 617-635-4645         Telefax: 617-635-3734
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Broadcast:       Comcast 51                 Broadcast date/time: Live
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