Home‎ > ‎

City Council passes local wetlands ordinance; Mayor Walsh to sign it in Roslindale Dec. 23

posted Dec 19, 2019, 5:47 PM by Deb Beatty Mel   [ updated Dec 19, 2019, 5:47 PM ]

On December 11, Boston City Council passed an important ordinance designed to protect local wetlands while promoting climate change adaptation. This represents a major step forward in helping to preserve spaces like the Roslindale Wetlands that provide protection from the effects of climate change.

Please join Mayor Marty Walsh and your neighbors right here in Roslindale for the signing of this important citywide legislation:

Monday, December 23, 2:30 p.m.
At the end of Hazelmere Road (nearest house: 43 Hazelmere), Roslindale
Bring a friend! Bring the kids!

The ordinance, introduced by Councilors Michelle Wu and Matt O’Malley, is designed to balance the protection of critical resource areas with providing flexibility for the implementation of climate resilience measures. It expands the jurisdiction of the Boston Conservation Commission in recognition of the fact that climate change will increase the amount of land in the City that is at risk of flooding.

Facebook event