Boston (Mass.). Office of the Mayor
Boston was incorporated as a city on February 23, 1822 by Chapter 110 of the Acts of 1821. This act was adopted by the voters on March 4, 1822. The City Charter established the form of government as a Mayor; a Board of Aldermen, consisting of eight elected at large; and a Common Council, of forty-eight elected by wards; to be called when conjoined, ‘the City Council.” The Mayor and Aldermen were vested with the administration of the police, and executive power of the corporation generally, with specific enumerated powers. All other powers belonging to the corporation were vested in the Mayor, Aldermen and Common Council exercised by concurrent vote.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Records of the administration of Acting Mayor Kim Janey who served the remainder of the term of Mayor Martin J. Walsh upon his resignation on March 22, 2021 until the swearing in of Mayor Michelle Wu on November 16, 2021. Includes speeches, remarks, briefings, reports and other files. Topics covered include COVID-19, public safety, education, etc.
Records of the administration of Mayor John F. Collins, 1960-1967. Includes correspondence, subject files, reports, briefings, speeches, photographs and memorabilia.