Cambridge Civic Calendar
as of Friday, July 31, 2015 7:58 AM

Official City of Cambridge Calendar

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Official Index of Cambridge City Council meeting agendas

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Mon, Aug 3

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

Unfinished Business

1. Municipal Election, November 3, 2015

New Business

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

Tues, Aug 4

5:30pm   Citizens Committee on Civic Unity meeting  (Senior Center, 806 Mass. Ave.)

7:00pm   Planning Board meeting  (2nd Floor Meeting Room, City Hall Annex, 344 Broadway)

General Business

Update from the Acting City Manager for the Community Development Department

Adoption of Meeting Transcript(s)

7:00pm   Affordable Housing Trust discussion with the Planning Board

8:30pm   Net Zero Discussion

Board of Zoning Appeal Cases

a. (continued) BZA#006158 – 10 Canal Park – design revisions

b. BZA 007457 – 2015 – 318 Harvard Street, variance to enlarge an existing nonconforming residence and special permit to construct windows in a nonconforming wall.

c. PB#125, Two Canal Park, Planning Board determination of Use for a Microbrewery on the ground floor pursuant to Section 13.52.6 – Other Uses.

General Business items may be taken out of the order in which they appear on the agenda above. Times for General Business items are approximate. Public comments are taken only during a Public Hearing. During the discussion and deliberation on General Business items, the Planning Board does not solicit public comment. The City of Cambridge will provide reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities upon request. Please make requests for alternative formats at least two weeks in advance by contacting the Planning Board staff listed below. For further information concerning this agenda, please contact Liza Paden, Planning Board staff, at 617-349-4647, lpaden@cambridgema.gov. Applications and Petitions are online at www.cambridgema.gov/cdd.

Wed, Aug 5

3:30pm   The City Council's Ordinance Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss proposed amendments to the Municipal Code Chapter 2.121 entitled "Living Wage Ordinance."  (Sullivan Chamber)

Thurs, Aug 6

5:30pm   The City Council's Ordinance Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss a proposed amendment to the Municipal Code by adding a new Chapter 8.70 entitled "Prohibition on the Use of Polystyrene Based Disposable Food Containers."  (Sullivan Chamber)

5:30pm   Cambridge Election Commission meeting (if necessary).  (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

Unfinished Business

1. Municipal Election, November 3, 2015

New Business

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Mon, Aug 10

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

Tues, Aug 11

2:00pm   The City Council's Health and Environment Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss the Concussion Ordinance, which seeks to prevent and manage concussions in youth activities taking place in Cambridge facilities.  (Sullivan Chamber)

7:00pm   Planning Board meeting  (2nd Floor Meeting Room, City Hall Annex, 344 Broadway)

Tues, Aug 18

5:30pm   The City Council's Ordinance Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss amendments to the Zoning Map and Ordinance for the area along Walden Street near the intersection of Garden Street and extending through the intersection of Sherman Street currently zoned Business A be rezoned to a newly created zoning district entitled Business A-4 and add a new Business A-4 line to Section 5.33. This hearing to be televised.  (Sullivan Chamber)

7:00pm   Planning Board meeting  (2nd Floor Meeting Room, City Hall Annex, 344 Broadway)

Wed, Aug 19

5:30pm   Cambridge Redevelopment Authority Board Meeting  (Police Station, 125 Sixth St., First Floor Conference Room)

Thurs, Aug 20

5:30pm   The City Council's Ordinance Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss a zoning petition filed by Elizabeth M. Stern, et al. to amend the Cambridge Zoning Ordinance and Zoning Map by changing the current zoning designation of Lot 84 (2551 Massachusetts Avenue) and Lot 65 (7 Richard Avenue) on Assessing Block Map 186 from Business A-2 to Residence B and remove both from the MAOD and the NMAS, redraw the zoning district boundary lines so the two lots are in the Residence B zone and not in the MAOD or the NMAS and revise Article 20, Sections 100-111. This hearing to be televised.  (Sullivan Chamber)


Tues, Sept 1

5:30pm   The City Council's Neighborhood and Long Term Planning, Public Facilities, Arts and Celebrations Committee will meet.  (Sullivan Chamber)

Wed, Sept 9

2:00pm   The City Council's Health and Environment Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss steps that City Staff are taking to draft an RFQ for a City-wide energy broker who will help facilitate municipal energy aggregation for the City of Cambridge.  (Sullivan Chamber)

Wed, Sept 16

2:00pm   The City Council's Health and Environment Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss the referred report on tree grates, empty tree wells, and stumps in the tree wells and the role that the Committee on Public Planting should take in advising the City Council, City Manager, and Department of Public works concerning future public planting and maintenance issues.  (Sullivan Chamber)

5:30pm   Cambridge Redevelopment Authority Board Meeting  (Police Station, 125 Sixth St., First Floor Conference Room)

Mon, Sept 21

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Wed, Sept 23

2:00pm   The City Council's Health and Environment Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss the recommendations of the Cambridge Off Leash Working Group and the steps that have been taken to implement the groups recommendations in the City.  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Sept 28

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)


Mon, Oct 5

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Oct 19

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Wed, Oct 21

5:30pm   Cambridge Redevelopment Authority Board Meeting  (Police Station, 125 Sixth St., First Floor Conference Room)

Mon, Oct 26

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)


Mon, Nov 2

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Tues, Nov 3

Municipal Election. Polls are open 7:00am until 8:00pm. The Preliminary Election Count will follow at the Cambridge Senior Center in Central Square.

The Preliminary PR Count will take place at the Senior Center after the polls close.

9:00pm (time presumed from previous years)   Cambridge Election Commission meeting.  (Senior Center, 806 Mass. Ave.)

I. MINUTES

II. REPORTS

1. Executive Director's Report

2. Assistant Director's Report

3. Commissioners' Reports

III. ACTION AGENDA

Unfinished Business

1. 2013 Municipal Election – November 5, 2013

2. 2013 Special State Election – December 10, 2013

New Business

Wed, Nov 4

The PR Election Count continues at the Cambridge Senior Center as auxiliary ballots are tabulated and Unofficial Results are determined.

9:00am (time presumed from previous years)   Cambridge Election Commission meeting.  (Senior Center, 806 Mass. Ave.)

Mon, Nov 9

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Fri, Nov 13

4:30pm (time presumed from previous years)  The Cambridge Election Commission will meet to finalize the 2015 Cambridge Municipal Election results, including any provisional ballots and overseas absentee ballots (if any).  (1st Floor Meeting Room, 51 Inman St.)

4:30pm   COUNTING OF PROVISIONAL BALLOTS

5:00pm   COUNTING OF OVERSEAS BALLOTS

The Official 2015 Election Results will be tabulated, certified, and announced after these ballots are included.

Mon, Nov 16

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Wed, Nov 18

5:30pm   Cambridge Redevelopment Authority Board Meeting  (Police Station, 125 Sixth St., First Floor Conference Room)

Mon, Nov 23

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Nov 30

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)


Mon, Dec 7

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Dec 14

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Wed, Dec 16

5:30pm   Cambridge Redevelopment Authority Board Meeting  (Police Station, 125 Sixth St., First Floor Conference Room)

Mon, Dec 21

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Dec 28

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)


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