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as of Friday, December 2, 2016 2:05 AM

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Mon, Dec 5

2:00pm   The City Council's Human Services and Veterans Committee will conduct a public hearing to receive an update on the Homelessness Task Force; the creation of a Homelessness Trust Fund and the creation of sobering centers; update on an emergency cold weather plan for the homeless; and how the City and Police Department work with homeless enclaves in the city, including at the Route 2/ Route 16 intersection. (Sullivan Chamber)

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Tues, Dec 6

6:00pm   School Committee meeting  (Attles Meeting Room, CRLS, 459 Broadway)

7:00pm   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

7:00pm   110 Fawcett Street, Cardiac Arrhythmia Syndromes Foundation, seeks special permits pursuant to Sections 20.700 Medical Marijuana Overlay District, 4.35 and 20.70 Flood Plain Overlay District for a proposal to renovate an existing warehouse into a retail Registered Marijuana Dispensary.

8:00pm   605 Concord Avenue, Abodez Acorn Concord, LLC, seeks special permits pursuant to Section 19.20 Project Review, 6.44.1(g) Reduced Setbacks at Building for On Grade Parking, 20.95.1 Increase in Floor Area, 20.95.34 Waiver of Yar/Setback Requirements, 20.95.2(5) Height Increase, 20.96.3 Reduction in Open Space and 10;.40 General Special Permit Criteria for construction of Phase II of a mixed use development consisting of 49 residential units, ground floor commercial space and at grade and below grade parking. The project will also include minor expansion and modification of the existing Phase 1 project at 601-603 Concord Avenue. Public comment has been closed.

General Business

3. North Point, Building J/K and Landscaping Design Review

4. Kendall Center - MXD request to extend the special permit

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, Dec 12

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Tues, Dec 13

5:00pm   The City Council's Economic Development and University Relations Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss recent and anticipated development projects and commercial and institutional leasing in Harvard Square, and how such changes may affect the future of Harvard Square.  (Sullivan Chamber)

Wed, Dec 14

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

Mon, Dec 19

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Tues, Dec 20

6:00pm   School Committee meeting  (Attles Meeting Room, CRLS, 459 Broadway)

Wed, Dec 21

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

[Meeting Agenda and supporting materials]


Wed, Jan 4

3:00pm   The City Council's Ordinance Committee will conduct a public hearing on a petition by the City Council to amend provisions of the Zoning Ordinance related to Inclusionary Housing, including the insertion of new definitions into Article 2.000 and the substitution of revised zoning text for the current text of Sections 11.200 through 11.206. This hearing to be televised.  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Jan 9

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Jan 23

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Jan 30

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)


Mon, Feb 6

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Feb 13

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Feb 27

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)


Mon, Mar 6

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Mar 13

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Mar 20

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Mar 27

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)


Mon, Apr 3

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Apr 24

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)


Mon, May 1

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, May 8

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, May 15

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, May 22

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)


Mon, June 5

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, June 12

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, June 19

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, June 26

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Aug 7

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


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