Media Coverage - Sullivan Advises on Changes to Boston's Zoning Board of Appeal
On Monday, February 24, 2020, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh signed an executive order designed to strengthen conflict-of-interest, financial disclosure and other rules for the city's Zoning Board of Appeal (ZBA).
The order followed a report by Sullivan, which was selected by the Mayor's office to conduct a comprehensive review of the ZBA's practices, policies and procedures.
The media coverage relating to the report and the Mayor's subsequent executive order was extensive, including:
Walsh outlines ZBA reforms prior to a City Council meeting (Dorchester Reporter, February 27, 2020)
Michelle Wu sees 'crisis of public trust' in wake of City Hall bribery scandal (Boston Business Journal [sub. req.], February 26, 2020)
- Walsh Outlines Changes to City's Zoning Board of Appeal (Boston Business Journal [sub. req.], February 24, 2020)
- Following Bribery Scandal, Walsh Unveils Zoning Board Reforms (Boston Globe [sub. req.], February 24, 2020)
- Boston Making Changes to Troubled Zoning Board (Boston Herald [sub req.], Febuary 24, 2020)
- ZBA gets overhaul (East Boston Times - Free Press, February 28, 2020)
- Mayor Walsh announces reforms to Zoning Board of Appeal (Sampan, February 25, 2020)
- Walsh looks to get past zoning board scandal (CommonWealth Magazine, February 25, 2020)