Fiscal Year 2019 Budget

Beginning July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019

Last updated: 4/11/18

Public Health Commission

The mission of the Boston Public Health Commission is to protect, preserve and promote the health and well being of Boston residents, particularly those who are most vulnerable.

Monica Valdes Lupi, Executive Director
Capital investment in the facilities used by the Public Health Commission improves service delivery and enhances the administration of public health services provided by the City.

FY19 Major Initiatives

  • Design will begin on a new EMS Training Academy based on a recently completed programming study.
  • Interior renovations to the second floor of the Woods-Mullen Homeless Shelter will complete.
  • Design will begin for the installation of a new elevator and improved entryway at the Woods-Mullen Homeless Shelter.
  • Planning is underway for bringing recovery services to Long Island. The project will include an assessment of programming needs and existing facility conditions along with estimated costs for repairs.

Public Health Commission - Active Projects


Category Project Location Status FY19 Projected Total
Government Effectiveness BPHC Budget Software Citywide In Design 122,840 500,000
Health 201 River Street Roof Mattapan New Project 50,000 1,300,000
Health EMS Station Study South Boston Study Underway 8,702 100,000
Health Engagement Center Study Dorchester New Project 50,000 50,000
Health Long Island Study Harbor Islands New Project 200,000 1,000,000
Health South End Fitness Center Pool South End In Construction 322,472 1,390,000
Health Southampton Street Shelter Generator Dorchester New Project 125,000 1,646,000
Health Woods Mullen Shelter Elevator South End New Project 75,000 852,300
Housing Woods Mullen Shelter South End In Construction 253,002 1,500,000
Public Safety EMS Training Academy N/A New Project 200,000 800,000
Public Safety EMS Training Academy Study N/A Study Underway 0 50,000
Technology BPHC IT Infrastructure N/A New Project 500,000 1,500,000
Department total 1,907,016 10,688,300