Boston City Government Introduction

March 19, 2019

Branches of government

The Mayor – all powerful can directly order action taken

·     Offices that supply support are created by the Mayor’s Office

·     311 all reports are channeled to the appropriate city department

·     Mayor’s Office Of Neighborhood Services – helps solve constituent problems in the name of the Mayor 

Boston City Council: Each councilor has their own staff whose goal is to solve continuant problems and serve on committees that overlap the entire city

6 ) District Councilors

4)  At Large Councilors

City Services – supply services to the city resident like Parks, Inspectional Services, Public Works

Boston Police Department

Calling 911 tracks calls which supply police when there is an overriding neighborhood problem.  This includes patrol and bike cops, undercover or drug enforcement as needed.

If you are calling from a cell to dial Boston police direct dial: 617-343-4911 

How to find election info https://www.sec.state.ma.us/wheredoivotema/

Ed Flynn, Boston City Councilor District 2

1 City Hall Square, Suite 550

Office: 617-635-3203      Ed.Flynn@Boston.Gov

State Senate: SONIA ROSA CHANG-DIAZ  --  SECOND SUFFOLK DISTRICT

Sonia.Chang-Diaz@masenate.gov     617-722-1673

State Representative: AARON MICHLEWITZ  --  THIRD SUFFOLK DISTRICT

Aaron.M.Michlewitz@mahouse.gov  617-570-6575

U.S. Senator: ELIZABETH A. WARREN

U.S. Senator: EDWARD J. MARKEY

U.S. Congressional House of Representatives:  AYANNA S. PRESSLEY  --  SEVENTH DISTRICT