Cambridge Civic Calendar
as of Friday, May 29, 2015 7:41 PM

Official City of Cambridge Calendar

Hearing Schedule for City Council and its Committees

City Council Committees - scheduled meetings and links to committee reports

Official Index of Cambridge City Council meeting agendas

Current School Committee Calendar (with links to agendas)

Community Development Department Calendar (use City Category menu)

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Mon, June 1

5:30pm   City Council meeting and expected Budget Adoption  (Sullivan Chamber)

Tues, June 2

1:00pm   The City Council's Economic Development and University Relations Committee will meet.  (Sullivan Chamber)

4:00pm   The City Council's Health and Environment Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss Urban Agriculture initiatives in the City of Cambridge and the creation of a regulatory environment that can foster the safe expansion of Urban Agriculture within City limits. (Sullivan Chamber)

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

General Business

1. Update from the Acting City Manager for the Community Development Department

2. Adoption of Meeting Transcript(s)

Public Hearing

7:00pm   City Council petition to amend Article 6.000 of the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Cambridge to create a new section 6.24 Carsharing Provisions. This new section will create a definition and general provisions for Carsharing and will allow the limited use of parking spaces for Carsharing as a means to provide mobility options for Cambridge residents, employees and visitors who may not possess a private automobile, thereby promoting City goals by increasing mobility, reducing reliance on automobile ownership and use, and lessening the total demand for parking spaces.

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, June 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. 2015 Annual Census

New Business

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Sat, June 6

Cambridge River FestivalNoon-6:00pm   Cambridge River Festival  (Central Square Cultural District, Mass. Ave. from Prospect to Sydney St, and Sydney Street from Mass. Ave. to Erie Street)

Join us for this free annual celebration of the arts, family art-making activities, and over 100 specialty food purveyors and craftspeople. Six dynamic festival stages will showcase local music, theater and dance. Community tables, poetry and storytelling tents, interactive areas (including a chalk art tribute to beloved icon Sidewalk Sam), roving performances, and the revival of Peoples Sculpture Racing combine to make the 2015 Cambridge Arts River Festival a vibrant celebration of the arts in Cambridge. The World of Food, Arts Bazaar, and two Brew Gardens offer refreshment and unique local artwork and crafts for purchase.

Mon, June 8

5:30pm   Roundtable/Working City Council meeting to discuss the "Master Plan". No public comment. No votes will be taken. Meeting will not be televised.  (Sullivan Chamber)

Tues, June 9

4:00pm   The City Council's Health and Environment Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss a proposed framework for the goal of setting Cambridge on the trajectory to becoming a "net zero community."  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, June 15

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Wed, June 17

5:30pm   The City Council's Ordinance Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss a City Council petition to amend Article 6.000 of the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Cambridge to create a new section 6.24 Carsharing Provisions. This new section will create a definition and general provisions for Carsharing and will allow the limited use of parking spaces for Carsharing as a means to provide mobility options for Cambridge residents, employees and visitors who may not possess a private automobile, thereby promoting City goals by increasing mobility, reducing reliance on automobile ownership and use, and lessening the total demand for parking spaces. This hearing to be televised.  (Sullivan Chamber)

3:00pm   Cambridge Biosafety Committee meeting. (Windsor Community Health Center, 119 Windsor Street, 2nd Floor Conference Room)

Mon, June 22

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, June 29

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)


Mon, Aug 10

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


Mon, Sept 21

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (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)

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)

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)

Mon, Dec 21

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Dec 28

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)


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