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as of Wednesday, December 13, 2017 4:16 PM

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Wed, Dec 13

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

6:30pm-8:30pm   Harvard Square Kiosk and Plaza Working Group Meeting  (Senior Center, 2nd Floor Kitchen Classroom, 806 Mass. Ave.)

The City has established a Harvard Square Kiosk and Plaza Working Group to create a vision for the future programming, operation, and governance of the space. For more information on this project, visit the Harvard Square and Plaza project page.

6:30pm-8:30pm   Mount Auburn Street Corridor Public Meeting - DCR  (Russell Youth Community Center, 680 Huron Ave.)

The Department of Conservation and Recreation invites you to attend a public meeting to present and obtain comments on a preliminary design for a short-term alternative (primarily focused at the intersection of Mount Auburn Street and Fresh  Pond Parkway), as well as on the final draft Mount Auburn Street Corridor Study. The report has been posted to the DCR project website at www.mass.gov/service-details/mount-auburn-street-corridor-study , where individual chapters can be downloaded. The team will be accepting comments until close of business on Friday, January 5, 2018.  The Russell Youth Community Center is accessible to all and be reached by the MBTA 71/73 or 72/75 bus routes.  In the event of a snow emergency, a backup meeting is scheduled for Mon, Dec 18, 6:30pm-8:30pm at the Center.

We appreciate your interest in this important project and encourage you to distribute the attached flyer to anyone you know who might be interested in attending the public meeting.   If you have questions or concerns, or would like to subscribe to a DCR project-specific listserv, please email Mass.Parks@state.ma.us  or call 617-626-4973.

Thurs, Dec 14

6:00pm-8:00pm   Envision Cambridge Alewife Working Group Meeting  (Walter J. Sullivan Water Treatment Facility, 250 Fresh Pond Parkway)

Meeting Agenda

Mon, Dec 18

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Tues, Dec 19

6:30pm   Planning Board meeting  (2nd Floor Meeting Room, City Hall Annex, 344 Broadway)

General Business

1. Update from the Community Development Department

2. Adoption of Planning Board meeting transcripts

Public Hearings

6:30pm   PB#330 (continued from 9/5/17)
55 Wheeler Street - Special Permit application by 55-9 Wheels Owner, LLC to construct multifamily residential buildings pursuant to Sections 4.26.1 multifamily housing; 19.20 Project Review; 20.95.1 Floor Area Ratio base of 2.0; 20.95.4 reduction of lot area per dwelling unit to 600 square feet; 20.95.2.4 maximum height of 77 feet; 6.35.1 and 10.45 reduction of minimum required parking; 20.73 earthmoving and landscaping in a Flood Plain Overlay District; 20.95.34.1 reduce the required yards to a minimum of 15 feet; and 20.95.34 permit hard surface of more than 25% within a yard to accommodate public sidewalks and building entryways. (Materials)

General Business

3. PB#302 - MIT “NoMa” Building 1 - Podium Design Review (Materials)

4. PB#179 North Point (Materials)

• The Common – informational update

• Baldwin Park – informational update

• Parcel “W” – informational update

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. Full zoning petition texts available online at: www.cambridgema.gov/cdd/zoninganddevelopment/zoning/amendments.


Mon, Jan 1

10:00am   Inaugural City Council meeting and Election of Mayor  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Jan 8,

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Thurs, Jan 18

6:00pm   Meeting to discuss Porter Square intersection safety improvements  (Lesley University, University Hall Amphitheatre, 1815 Mass. Ave.)

Mon, Jan 22

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Jan 29

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)


Mon, Feb 5

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Feb 12

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Feb 26

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)


Mon, Mar 5

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Mar 12

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Mar 19

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Mar 26

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)


Mon, Apr 2

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Apr 9

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Apr 23

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Apr 30

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)


Mon, May 7

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, May 14

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, May 21

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, June 4

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, June 11

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, June 18

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, June 25

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)


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