The Boston Finance Commission (FinComm) is an agency that monitors finances for the city of Boston. It is concerned with appropriations, loans, expenditures, accounts, andmethods of administration affecting the city of Boston and Suffolk County (of which Boston is the major part). It conducts investigations, and makes reports to the mayor, city council, and state governor, in addition to its annual January report to the state legislature.
The watchdog agency's reports are available to the public at:
Boston Finance Commission
152 North Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02109 USA
tel 617 635-2202
email matt.cahill at cityofboston.gov
Public meetings of the FinComm are open to observers interested in municipal government.
Finance Commission<br>Massachusetts Acts of 1908 c562<br>Massachusetts Acts of 1909 c486 s17<br>Massachusetts Acts of 1964 c740 s3<br>pages 22-23 athttp://cityofboston.gov/citycouncil/pdfs/2007_City_Charter.pdf
April 2008 http://www.cityofboston.gov/cable/video_library.asp?id=1050