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as of Friday, October 18, 2019 6:19 PM

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Mon, Oct 21

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber - Televised)

6:00pm   Half Crown-Marsh Neighborhood Conservation District Commission Meeting  (Lombardi Building, 831 Mass. Ave, Basement Conference Room)

Tues, Oct 22

1:00pm   The City Council's Public Safety Committee will meet to discuss amending the Surveillance Technology Ordinance Ban.  (Cancelled)

4:00pm   The City Council's Ordinance Committee will meet to discuss the proposed Demolition Delay Ordinance.  (Sullivan Chamber - Televised)

7:00pm   Ward 9 Democratic Committee City Council Candidate Forum  (West Cambridge Youth Center, 680 Huron Ave.)

Wed, Oct 23

10:00am   The City Council's Health and Environment Committee will meet to discuss the status of the next community-wide greenhouse gas inventory and annual reporting of same going forward.  (Sullivan Chamber - Televised)

2:00pm   The City Council's Neighborhood & Long Term Planning, Public Facilities, Arts and Celebrations Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss setting annual greenhouse gas emissions goals in order to reach our stated goal of net zero emissions by 2050.  (Sullivan Chamber - Televised)

3:00pm   License Commission Public Hearing  (831 Mass. Ave, Basement Conference Room)

5:00pm   The City Council's Ordinance Committee will meet to discuss the Zoning petition to create an Alewife Quadrangle Northwest Overlay District.  (Sullivan Chamber - Televised)

Thurs, Oct 24

4:30pm   School Committee's Athletic Eligibility Ad-Hoc Sub-Committee meeting  (School Committee Conference Room, CRLS, 459 Broadway)
The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the roll-out and current structure of the Athletic Eligibility Policy for the 19-20 school year and any other business regarding CRLS Athletics. It is anticipated that this meeting will end by or before 6:30pm.

6:00pm   Commission on Immigrant Rights and Citizenship Meeting  (2nd Floor Conference Room, 51 Inman St.)

6:00pm   LGBTQ+ Meeting  (Windsor St. Health Center, 119 Windsor St.)

6:00pm   Pedestrian Committee Meeting  (City Hall Annex, 4th Floor Conference Room, 344 Broadway)

6:30-9:00pm  Cambridgeport Neighborhood Association Candidate Night, LBJ Apartments (150 Erie St.)
mingle (6:30-7:00pm), City Council intros (7:00-8:20pm), School Committee intros (8:20-9:00pm)

Sun, Oct 27

4:00-6:00pm   School Committee Candidates’ Forum sponsored by East Cambridge Planning Team and the East End House  (East End House, 105 Spring Street)

Mon, Oct 28

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber - Televised)

5:30pm   Avon Hill Neighborhood Conservation District Commission Meeting  (Lombardi Building, 831 Mass. Ave, Basement Conference Room)

Tues, Oct 29

5:30pm   The City Council's Neighborhood & Long Term Planning, Public Facilities, Arts and Celebration Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss ways to ensure that the Cambridge Carnival will take place in 2020 and Beyond.  (Sullivan Chamber - Televised)

6:00pm-8:30pm   City Council Candidates' Forum sponsored by CEOC and Cambridge YWCA  (Central Square Senior Center, 806 Mass. Ave.)

Wed, Oct 30

5:00pm   The City Council's Public Safety Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss Inman Square safety and construction management.  (Sullivan Chamber - Televised)

6:00pm   Police Review and Advisory Board meeting  (2nd Floor Conference Room, 51 Inman St.)

6:00-8:00pm   Small Property Owners Association (SPOA) Candidate Forum  (Main Library Lecture Hall)


Mon, Nov 4

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber - Televised)

6:00pm   Mid-Cambridge Neighborhood Conservation District Commission (MCNCDC) meeting  (2nd Floor Meeting Room, City Hall Annex, 344 Broadway)

Tues, Nov 5

7:00am-8:00pm   Election Day  (Citywide)

Thurs, Nov 7

6:00pm   Cambridge Historical Commission meeting  (Citywide Senior Center, 806 Massachusetts Ave.)

6:00pm   Human Rights Commission Meeting  (2nd Floor Conference Room, 51 Inman St.)

Sat, Nov 9

9:00am-1:00pm   Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Day  (Field Street Lot at Danehy Park - enter via Fern St.)

Tues, Nov 12

10:00am   The City Council's Government Operations, Rules and Claims Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss claims against the City.   (Sullivan Chamber - Televised) [The Committee will enter executive session to discuss strategy with respect to litigation because an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the litigating position of the City.]

12:00pm   The City Council's Ordinance Committee will conduct hearings on
12:00pm   A proposed amendment to Article 22 of the Zoning Ordinance – Green Building Requirements.  (Sullivan Chamber - Televised)
1:00pm   A proposed amendment to the Zoning Ordinance – Insulation Zoning Proposal.  (Sullivan Chamber - Televised)

Wed, Nov 13

8:00-9:30am   Recycling Advisory Committee (RAC) Meeting  (Sullivan Chamber, City Hall)

12:00pm   The City Council's Government Operations, Rules and Claims Committee will meet to discuss the following policy order: “That the City Manager is requested to instruct the City Solicitor to draft for discussion several ordinances to reduce or prohibit campaign donations from donors seeking to enter into a contract, seeking approval for a special permit or up-zoning, seeking to acquire real estate from the city, or seeking financial assistance from the city.”  (Sullivan Chamber - Televised)

3:00pm   The City Council's Neighborhood & Long Term Planning, Public Facilities, Arts and Celebration Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss the final Envision Report.  (Sullivan Chamber - Televised)

5:30-7:30pm   Bicycle Committee meeting  (4th Floor Conference Room, 344 Broadway)

Mon, Nov 18

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber - Televised)

6:00pm   Half Crown-Marsh Neighborhood Conservation District Commission Meeting  (Lombardi Building, 831 Mass. Ave, Basement Conference Room)

Wed, Nov 20

11:00am   The City Council's Government Operations, Rules and Claims Committee will meet to discuss Policy Order #7, regarding Open meeting law review and Policy Order #11, regarding Council Budget-Private Attorney.  (Sullivan Chamber - Televised)

3:00pm   The City Council's Public Safety Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss restrictions and opportunities the City has when working with bargaining units to implement new policies.  (Sullivan Chamber - Televised)

3:00pm   License Commission Public Hearing  (831 Mass. Ave, Basement Conference Room)

6:00pm   Peace Commission meeting  (2nd Floor Conference Room, 51 Inman St.)

Thurs, Nov 21

6:00pm   Commission on Immigrant Rights and Citizenship Meeting  (2nd Floor Conference Room, 51 Inman St.)

6:00pm   LGBTQ+ Meeting  (Windsor St. Health Center, 119 Windsor St.)

6:00pm   Pedestrian Committee Meeting  (City Hall Annex, 4th Floor Conference Room, 344 Broadway)

Mon, Nov 25

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber - Televised)

5:30pm   Avon Hill Neighborhood Conservation District Commission Meeting  (Lombardi Building, 831 Mass. Ave, Basement Conference Room)

Tues, Nov 26

3:00pm   The City Council's Ordinance Committee will conduct public hearings on the City Council petition on an amendment to the Zoning Ordinance entitled “Shared Mobility Zoning”.  (Sullivan Chamber - Televised)


Mon, Dec 2

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber - Televised)

6:00pm   Mid-Cambridge Neighborhood Conservation District Commission (MCNCDC) meeting  (2nd Floor Meeting Room, City Hall Annex, 344 Broadway)

Tues, Dec 3

3:00pm   The City Council's Transportation and Public Utilities Committee will meet to discuss the City Manager's report on the Parking and Transportation Demand Management (PTDM) Ordinance.  (Sullivan Chamber - Televised)

Wed, Dec 4

2:00pm   The City Council's Public Safety Committee will meet to discuss snow removal.  (Sullivan Chamber - Televised)

3:00pm   License Commission Public Hearing  (831 Mass. Ave, Basement Conference Room)

5:30pm   The City Council's Ordinance Committee will meet to continue discussions on the petition by Stephen R. Karp, Trustee of Cambridgeside Galleria Associates Trust, to amend the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Cambridge by adding a Section 13.100 that creates a new PUD-8 District.  (Sullivan Chamber - Televised)

6:00pm   Police Review and Advisory Board meeting  (2nd Floor Conference Room, 51 Inman St.)

Thurs, Dec 5

6:00pm   Cambridge Historical Commission meeting  (Citywide Senior Center, 806 Massachusetts Ave.)

6:00pm   Human Rights Commission Meeting  (2nd Floor Conference Room, 51 Inman St.)

Mon, Dec 9

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber - Televised)

Wed, Dec 11

8:00-9:30am   Recycling Advisory Committee (RAC) Meeting  (Sullivan Chamber, City Hall)

Mon, Dec 16

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber - Televised)

6:00pm   Half Crown-Marsh Neighborhood Conservation District Commission Meeting  (Lombardi Building, 831 Mass. Ave, Basement Conference Room)

Wed, Dec 18

3:00pm   License Commission Public Hearing  (831 Mass. Ave, Basement Conference Room)

6:00pm   Peace Commission meeting  (2nd Floor Conference Room, 51 Inman St.)

Thurs, Dec 19

6:00pm   Commission on Immigrant Rights and Citizenship Meeting  (2nd Floor Conference Room, 51 Inman St.)

Mon, Dec 23

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber - Televised)

Mon, Dec 30

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber - Televised)

5:30pm   Avon Hill Neighborhood Conservation District Commission Meeting  (Lombardi Building, 831 Mass. Ave, Basement Conference Room)


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