Public Market Commission

Defines the mission and vision of the Public Market in Downtown Boston

The role of The Public Market Commission is to: Define the mission and vision of a public market in downtown Boston; Confer with participants and parties from the public and private sector involved with the planning, financing, design, and construction of said public market; Work with relevant public and private sector parties to write guidelines for an eventual market operator; Work with the appropriate state agencies to advertise for, and select, a market operator; Define the terms of a lease between the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and the operator, subject to approval of MassDOT; and Receive and review quarterly updates from the operator on the financial health of the market, its adherence to the mission and other issues as necessary.

Commission Members

Executive Order 535
Chair: Ashley Randle, Commissioner, MDAR
Staff Liaison: David Webber

Kaitlyn Connors, designee of the Secretary, Executive Office for Administration and Finance
Chris Cook, Executive Director, Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy
Lydia Edwards, State Senator

Caroline Higley, designee of the Secretary, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
Teresa Polhemus, Executive Director, Boston Planning and Development Agency
Tali Robbins, Deputy Chief of Policy, City of Boston Appointee
Gregory Rooney, designee of the Secretary, Department of Transportation

Paul A. Schmid III, State Representative

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