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Fiscal and Management Control Board Meeting

Meeting Info

Date: December 7, 2020 at 11 AM

Location: State Transportation Building, 2nd Floor • 10 Park Plaza • Boston, MA

Attendees: General Public

Event Description

The Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) closely monitors the T's finances, management, and operations.

Please note: This board meeting is being held virtually. Public comment can be submitted in one of two ways:

1) Written comment via email to, mailed to the address listed in the agenda, or submitted via the public comment form.

2) Voice message comment may be submitted by calling 857-368-1655 and leaving a message by 10:00am Monday, December 7.

Live Stream

Public Comment Submission


Written comments may be submitted via email or the public comment form.


Written comments can also be mailed to the following address:

Fiscal and Management Control Board
10 Park Plaza - Suite 3510
Boston, MA 02116


Voice messages may be submitted by calling 857-368-1655 and leaving a message by 10:00am Monday, December 7.


Open Meeting

A. Call to Order by the Chair

Executive Session

B. Executive Session to (i) consider the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property; and (ii) to discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining as to which discussion in open session may have a detrimental effect on the negotiating position of the MBTA.

Public Session

C. Public Comment Period

Public Comment period will occur at or after 11:30 AM and last for up to 90 minutes. See notes regarding Public Comment below.

Comments specific to Forging Ahead should be submitted through the MBTA’s dedicated online feedback form. For more information please visit the Forging Ahead webpage.

D. Approval of Minutes

E. FMCB Public Schedule

F. Report from the General Manager

G. Report from the Deputy General Manager

H. Proposed Construction Contract with Bond Civil & Utility Construction, Inc. for Courthouse Station Leak Repairs

  • Discussion and Possible Action

I. Proposed Professional Services Contract with STV Incorporated for Quincy Bus Facility Design

  • Discussion and Possible Action

J. Proposed Amendment to Professional Services Contract with Weston & Sampson Engineers Inc. for Red & Orange Line Transformation

  • Discussion and Possible Action

K. Safety Progress Update

L. Budget Update

M. MBTA Advisory Board Review of Forging Ahead

N. Forging Ahead: Service Proposal Review

O. Climate Resiliency Program Update

Note: This agenda has been prepared in advance and does not necessarily include all matters which may be taken up at this meeting.

This meeting is accessible to people with disabilities. For accommodation or language assistance requests, please contact Darrin McAuliffe at Requests should be made as soon as possible, ideally at least ten business days before the meeting.

*Notes regarding Public Comment: In an effort to provide effective opportunities for public comment and engagement while protecting the health and safety of the public and staff, this meeting of the FMCB will be held virtually and public comment will be taken (1) in writing by form submission, email, or mail, and (2) by voice message. Public comments are public records and will be posted online; please keep in mind that any information you provide us, as a state agency, is potentially subject to public disclosure under the Public Records Law (see G.L. c. 66, § 10). Do not include personal information other than your name in voice messages.

(1) Written comments may be submitted by filling out the form above, by sending an email to, or by mail to:

Fiscal and Management Control Board
10 Park Plaza - Suite 3510
Boston, MA 02116

For written comments received by mail or email at least one hour before the start of the FMCB meeting, the commenter’s name and affiliation (if stated), along with the subject line of the message will be shared in the meeting and on the Livestream. Mailed and emailed comments will be compiled and distributed to all Board Members as soon as practicable after the meeting.

(2) Voice message comments may be submitted by calling 857-368-1655 and leaving a message at least one hour before the start of the FMCB meeting. A representative selection of voice messages will be played aloud during the public comment portion of the board meeting and captured in the livestream video. Messages must be limited to 90 seconds per commenter, or up to four minutes for comments submitted on behalf of an organization or elected official and at the discretion of the Board Chair. Comments submitted by voicemail will be compiled and distributed to all Board Members as soon as is practicable after the meeting.

This notice was posted on Thursday, December 3, 2020 at or before 11:00 a.m. A copy of this notice has been transmitted by electronic mail to the Secretary of the Commonwealth, Regulations Division (


The meeting is accessible to people with disabilities and those with limited English proficiency. Accessibility accommodations and language services will be provided free of charge, upon request, as available. Such services include documents in alternate formats, translated documents, assistive listening devices, and interpreters (including American Sign Language). For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation and/or language services please contact or 617-686-8011.

Español (Spanish): Esta reunión es accesible para personas con discapacidades y los que tienen un dominio limitado del inglés. Se proveerá accesibilidad y servicios lingüísticos sin cargo, si los solicita y están disponibles. Dichos servicios incluyen documentos en otros formatos, documentos traducidos, dispositivos de ayuda para escuchar e intérpretes (incluyendo el American Sign Language). Para más información o para solicitar ayuda y/o servicios lingüísticos, por favor comuníquese con o al 617-686-8011.

Français (French): La réunion est accessible aux personnes handicapées et aux personnes ayant une compétence limitée en anglais. Les arrangements d'accessibilité et les services linguistiques seront fournis gratuitement, sur demande, selon les disponibilités. Ces services comprennent des documents sous une forme adaptée, des documents traduits, des dispositifs d'écoute assistée et des interprètes (y compris la Langue des Signes Américaine ‐ ASL). Pour plus de renseignements ou pour demander un accommodement raisonnable et / ou des services linguistiques, veuillez contacter ou 617-686-8011.

Kreyòl Ayisyen (Haitian Creole): Reyinyon sa aksesib pou moun ki gen andikap ansanm avèk moun sila yo ki pa pale Angle byen. Yap bay akomodasyon aksesibilite ak sèvis lang gratis, sou demann, jan sa. Kalite sèvis sa yo gen ladan tradiksyon dokiman nan lòt fòma yo, aparèy kap ede pou tande, ak entèpretè (sa ki gen ladan Lang Siy Ameriken). Pou w jwenn plis enfòmasyon oswa pou mande yon akomodasyon rezonab ak/oswa sèvis lang tanpri kontakte oswa 617-686-8011.

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