Mayor-elect Marty Walsh Announces Schedule Of Issues Working Groups Public Hearings

BOSTON – Today, Mayor-elect Marty Walsh announced the dates for a series of public hearings hosted by his Transition Committee’s Issues Working Groups. At each of these hearings, Boston residents can attend and share their ideas with the leaders of these Working Groups about how they would improve the City of Boston. These ideas will be collected at each public hearing and integrated into a final presentation that each working group will share with the Mayor at the end of January 2014.

The areas of focus of the Working Groups include:

Arts and Culture; Basic City Services; Economic  Development; Education; Energy, Environment and Open Space; Housing; Human Services; Public Health; Public Safety; Transportation and Infrastructure; and Youth.

The confirmed public hearings include:

Those interested in attending are encouraged to RSVP on www.boston14.org. Those who are unable to attend may submit their ideas online to: www.boston14.org/share-your-ideas.
Additional public hearings will be announced shortly. In addition, the Transition Committee will host one city-wide town hall meeting, at which these working groups – together with any interested Boston residents and stakeholders – can interact with the Mayor-elect and provide input for the incoming administration.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 5, 2013

CONTACT: Kate Norton, 617-838-6083, kathryn.norton@gmail.com