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For Web-ready council, paper is so last century

For Web-ready council, paper is so last century
By Andrew Ryan
Globe Staff / December 27, 2010

Here’s a holiday gift for the government gadfly who just can’t get enough consent agendas, hearing orders, and nonbinding resolutions: The Boston City Council is going paperless.

It means that all the council’s work — every committee report, every 17F request for city data, every “whereas’’ — will be instantly available on the Internet.

But wait, there’s more.

FULL STORY HERE
http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2010/12/27/for_web_ready_boston_city_council_paper_is_so_last_century/

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  1. the zak

    Ask for the more complete stenographic machine record of the last public meeting of Boston City Council. Budgeted for with public funds the stenographic machine more completely records Councilors' deliberations in the public meeting for public feedback, comment, questions, suggestions and makes the proceedings more accessible for folks with hearing loss. E. Fritch is the City Stenographer.