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CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS BEGINNING DECEMBER 15, 2014
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Monday, December 15, 2014 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Henrietta S. Attles Meeting Room, 459 Broadway)
MEETING HELD.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 5:30 PM 

The Public Safety Committee will conduct a public hearing to review the City's Emergency Response/Preparations when dignitaries visit the city or when there is a major event occurring in Cambridge.

(Ackermann Room)
HEARING HELD.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 4:00 PM 

The Housing Committee will conduct a public hearing to receive an update from the Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA) on programs, projects and policy changes CHA is implementing or planning to implement in the coming year. 

(831 Massachusetts Avenue, Basement Conference Room)
MEETING HELD.
Thursday, December 18, 2014 5:30 PM 

The Ordinance Committee will conduct a public hearing on a zoning petition by the City Council that the areas bounded by Garden and Walden Streets and the park straddling Sherman Street currently zoned Business A be rezoned to Residence C-1 to be consistent with the surrounding area.  The effects of the proposed change would include but not be limited to the following:  The minimum lot area per dwelling unit would increase from 600 square feet to 1,500 square feet, the yard requirements would increase, the height limit would be reduced from 45 feet to 35 feet, and only residential uses would be allowed.  This hearing to be televised. 

(Henrietta S. Attles Meeting Room, 459 Broadway)
Monday, December 22, 2014 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Henrietta S. Attles Meeting Room, 459 Broadway)
MEETING CANCELLED.
Monday, December 29, 2014 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)
MEETING CANCELLED.
Monday, January 5, 2015 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Henrietta S. Attles Meeting Room, 459 Broadway)
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 4:00 PM 

The Finance Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss discretionary budgeting and the feasibility of introducing Home Rule Petitions regarding an increase to the residential exemption, a tax credit for benevolent landlords and a property transfer tax for those coming to Cambridge to speculate on land.

(Sullivan Chamber)
Thursday, January 8, 2015 5:30 PM 

The Ordinance Committee will conduct a public hearing on a zoning petition filed by Whitehead Institute to amend the Zoning Ordinance, Sections 14.32.1 and 14.32.2 to provide for an increment of 60,000 square feet of GFA to be allowed by special permit in a portion of the MXD District, in Section 14.70 by retitling "Special Provisions Applicable Within the Ames Street District" and by adding a new Section 14.72 "Special Provisions Applicable Outside the Ames Street District.  This hearing to be televised.  

(Sullivan Chamber)
Monday, January 12, 2015 5:30 PM 

Roundtable/Working Meeting to discuss city-wide planning, including discussions with the Planning Board.  No public comment.  No votes will be taken.  Meeting will not be televised.

(Henrietta S. Attles Meeting Room, 459 Broadway)
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 5:00 PM 

The Housing Committee will conduct a public hearing to receive an update on the incentive zoning study to the Housing Committee from the Community Development Department. 

(Sullivan Chamber)
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 4:00 PM 

The Human Services and Veterans Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss the City's Ten-Year Plan to End Homelessness.

(Sullivan Chamber)
Thursday, January 15, 2015 3:00 PM 

The Health and Environment Committee and Neighborhood and Long Term Planning, Public Facilities, Arts and Celebration Committee will conduct a joint public hearing to hear a report from HEET on natural gas leaks in Cambridge and the implications on the environment.

(Sullivan Chamber)
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 5:00 PM 

The Government Operations, Rules and Claims Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss changing the method by which surplus votes are transferred in Municipal elections whether the Fractional Transfer Method could replace the Cincinnati Method and whether this requires a Charter change and to discuss the Clean Election Law.

(Sullivan Chamber)
Thursday, January 22, 2015 5:30 PM 

The Ordinance Committee will conduct a public hearing on the Normandy/Twining zoning petition to amend Article 20.000 of the Zoning Ordinance and Zoning Map of the City of Cambridge by adding a new Section 20.800 entitled Mass and Main Residential Mixed Income Subdistrict within the Central Square Overlay District.  This hearing to be televised.

(Sullivan Chamber)
Monday, January 26, 2015 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Henrietta S. Attles Meeting Room, 459 Broadway)
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 5:30 PM 

Civic Unity Committee

(Sullivan Chamber)
Monday, February 2, 2015 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)
Monday, February 9, 2015 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 5:30 PM 

The Ordinance Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss a proposed amendment to the Municipal Code entitled Plastic Bag Reduction together with proposed amendments and regulations for Checkout Bags. 

(Sullivan Chamber)
Monday, February 23, 2015 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)
Monday, March 2, 2015 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)
Monday, March 9, 2015 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)
Monday, March 16, 2015 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)
Monday, March 23, 2015 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)
Monday, March 30, 2015 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)
Monday, April 6, 2015 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)
Monday, April 13, 2015 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)
Monday, April 27, 2015 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)
Monday, May 4, 2015 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)
Monday, May 11, 2015 4:00 PM 

2015 Scholarship Award Ceremony

(Sullivan Chamber)
Monday, May 11, 2015 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)
Monday, May 18, 2015 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)
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