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as of Wednesday, May 25, 2016 10:57 AM

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Wed, May 25

3:00pm   The City Council's Ordinance Committee will conduct a public hearing to amend the Zoning Map in the Riverside Neighborhood from the existing Residence C-1 to Residence C within the area bounded by Franklin Street, River Street and Putnam Avenue. The most significant changes would be that the allowed Floor Area Ratio would decrease from 0.75 to 0.60, the required lot area per dwelling unit would increase from 1,500 to 1,800 square feet, and the open space requirement would increase from 30% to 36% of a lot. This hearing to be televised.  (Sullivan Chamber)

Thurs, May 26

5:30pm   The City Council's Neighborhood and Long Term Planning, Public Facilities, Arts and Celebrations Committee and the Civic Unity Committee will conduct a joint public hearing to discuss the establishment of Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Cambridge.  (Sullivan Chamber)

6:00-8:00pm   Cambridge Pedestrian Committee Meeting  (City Hall Annex, 344 Broadway, 4th Floor Conference Room)

Tues, May 31

6:00pm   The City Council's Housing Committee will conduct a public hearing to continue discussion regarding the recently completed Inclusionary Housing Study with community feedback from the May 18, 2016 hearing being shared and discussed with consultant David Paul Rosen & Associates.  (Sullivan Chamber)


Wed, June 1

5:30pm   Cambridge Election Commission meeting  (1st Floor Meeting Room, 51 Inman St.)

I. MINUTES

II. REPORTS

1. Executive Director’s Report

2. Assistant Director's Report

3. Commissioners' Reports

III. PUBLIC COMMENT

IV. ACTION AGENDA

Old Business

1. Special State Election, May 10, 2016

New Business

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Mon, June 6

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Wed, June 8

8:00am   Recycling Advisory Committee  (Sullivan Chamber, City Hall)

5:30-7:30pm   Cambridge Bicycle Committee Meeting  (City Hall Annex, 344 Broadway, 4th Floor Conference Room)

Mon, June 13

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Tues, June 14

3:30pm   The City Council's Ordinance Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss a proposed amendment to the Municipal Code in Chapter 12.12 entitled “Street Excavations and Obstructions” by adding a new section 12.12.065 entitled ”Maintenance of Safe Passage – Proper Marking of Hazards and Trench Closure Required.”  (Sullivan Chamber)

Wed, June 15

3:00pm   The City Council's Health and Environment Committee will conduct a public hearing to hear an update on the City’s climate planning and sustainability programs and to discuss events and community engagement efforts to help inform policies and goals as the City updates its Climate Change Plan and all other matters that may come before the committee related to the City’s climate change efforts.  (Sullivan Chamber)

5:00pm   The City Council's Government Operations, Rules and Claims Committee will conduct a hearing to consider claims filed against the City.  (Ackermann Room)

Mon, June 20

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Tues, June 21

2:00pm   The City Council's Health and Environment Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss the city’s Leaf Blower Ordinance, new research since its passage, and other issues related to leaf blowers. (Sullivan Chamber)

Wed, June 22

3:00pm   The City Council's Ordinance Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss a petition by Peter B. Kroon, et al, (also known as Friends of MAPOCO) to expand the requirements of the North Massachusetts Avenue Subdistrict (Section 20.110) applicable generally within the portions of the Massachusetts Avenue Overlay District (MAOD) zoned Business A-2 (BA-2). In summary, Section 20.110 requires retail or active office use at the ground floor of any new building otherwise containing residential uses, with relief available under limited circumstances, and allows a total maximum Floor Area Ratio (FAR) of 1.75 and height of 50 feet for such mixed-use buildings. This hearing to be televised.  (Sullivan Chamber)

Thurs, June 23

1:00pm   The City Council's Public Safety Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss the proposed changes to the current liquor license regulations and the City Council policy goals on liquor licenses, economic development, the impact on neighborhoods and local businesses.  (Sullivan Chamber)

5:30pm   The City Council's Neighborhood and Long Term Planning, Public Facilities, Arts and Celebrations Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss the formation of a special working group that will be tasked with developing a framework for the continued stewardship, curatorship and oversight of the Out of Town Kiosk in Harvard Square. (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, June 27

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Wed, June 29

3:00pm   The City Council's Ordinance Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss an amendment to the Municipal Code in Chapter 8.28 entitled “Restrictions on Youth Access to Tobacco Products and on Smoking in Workplaces and Public Places by amending Section 8.28.050 entitled “Definitions for Prohibition of Smoking in Working” to expand the definition of “Workplace” to include open construction sites.  (Sullivan Chamber)

Thurs, June 30

3:30pm   The City Council's Health and Environment Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss the Georgetown Energy Prize.  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Aug 1

5:30pm   Special Midsummer City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)


Mon, Sept 12

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Wed, Sept 14

8:00am   Recycling Advisory Committee  (Sullivan Chamber, City Hall)

Mon, Sept 19

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Sept 26

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)


Wed, Oct 12

8:00am   Recycling Advisory Committee  (Sullivan Chamber, City Hall)

Mon, Oct 17

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Oct 24

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Oct 31

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)


Mon, Nov 7

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Wed, Nov 9

8:00am   Recycling Advisory Committee  (Sullivan Chamber, City Hall)

Mon, Nov 14

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Nov 21

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Nov 28

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)


Mon, Dec 5

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Dec 12

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Wed, Dec 14

8:00am   Recycling Advisory Committee  (Sullivan Chamber, City Hall)

Mon, Dec 19

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)


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