Suffolk County Mosquito Control 

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Mission Statement
The Suffolk County Mosquito Commission (the Commission) represents the interests of Boston, Chelsea, and their residents in providing guidance and oversight to the Suffolk County Mosquito Control Project (the Project). The Commission strives to ensure that the member communities receive services that are consistent with applicable law and justified by the tenets of public health, vector control, environmental safety and fiscal responsibility. Integrated mosquito management services provided by the Project and approved by the Commission will be based on the State's Generic Environmental Impact Report on Mosquito Control in Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Arbovirus Surveillance and Response Plan and the policies of the State Reclamation and Mosquito Control Board.  The Project's integrated mosquito management plan will consist of mosquito surveillance, larval mosquito control of wetlands and catch basins, adult mosquito control, wetlands management/ ditch maintenance and public education. 

Meeting Schedule

Joint meeting of the Suffolk County Mosquito Control Commission (SCMCC) and the Executive Committee of the East Middlesex Mosquito Control Commission (EMMCC) to be held on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 1 PM in the auditorium of the Hinton State Laboratory Institute, 305 South St. in Jamaica Plain.


  1. The EMMCC and the SCMCC will review the minutes of the 11/3/2016 meeting.

2. Personnel

    A. Report on the hiring of a full-time Administrative Assistant.
    B. Review of the Superintendent’s job description and the salary range to be posted on State’s Career website.
    C. Report on the acceptance by an EMMCP employee of the Early Retirement Incentive and the plans to replace that employee.

3. Budget impacts related to the hiring of a new Administrative Assistant, the retirement of an EMMCP Field worker and extending the East Middlesex and Suffolk County MCP lease agreements.

4. Plan to update and expand the East Middlesex MCP 5-year development plan to include the Suffolk County MCP.  Discussion on using a 5-year development plan, that is approved by both Commissions to set goals related to a merger, buildings, staff, capabilities, etc.

5. Consideration on whether to extend the Memorandum of Agreement through 2017.

6. New business.      



Spray Schedule (spray hours are from dusk until 11:30 PM)
None at this time.