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CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2014
> Back to Hearings beginning Monday, April 21, 2014

 

Monday, January 6, 2014 10:00 AM 

CITY COUNCIL INAUGURAL MEETING

(Sullivan Chamber)
MEETING HELD.
Monday, January 13, 2014 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)
MEETING HELD.
Monday, January 27, 2014 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)
MEETING HELD.
Monday, February 3, 2014 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)
MEETING HELD.
Monday, February 10, 2014 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)
MEETING HELD.
Thursday, February 20, 2014 4:00 PM 

The Ordinance Committee will conduct a public hearing on a re-filed zoning petition by the City Council originally filed by John Chun, et al. requesting the City Council amend the Zoning Map of the City of Cambridge in the entire district currently zoned Residence B located in the Cambridge Highlands neighborhood, situated north of Concord Avenue, south of and adjacent to the municipal boundary with the Town of Belmont by deleting the designation Residence B and substituting therefore a designation of Residence A-2.  This hearing to be televised.

(Sullivan Chamber)
HEARING HELD.
Monday, February 24, 2014 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)
MEETING HELD.
Monday, March 3, 2014 5:30 PM 

Special City Council Meeting to discuss a report from the City Manager on the Foundry Building.  This meeting to be televised.

(Sullivan Chamber)
MEETING HELD.
Monday, March 10, 2014 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)
MEETING CANCELLED.
Monday, March 17, 2014 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting
City Manager will submit recommendation for water/sewer rates.

(Sullivan Chamber)
MEETING HELD.
Thursday, March 20, 2014 5:30 PM 

The Civic Unity Committee will conduct a public meeting to discuss issues of diversity in the City of Cambridge.

(Sullivan Chamber)
MEETING HELD.
Monday, March 24, 2014 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)
MEETING HELD.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 5:30 PM 

The Ordinance Committee will conduct a public hearing on a re-filed zoning petition by the City Council originally filed by Christopher H. Lutz, et al. requesting the City Council to amend the Zoning Map of the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Cambridge by rezoning an area on the northern border of Richdale Avenue from Upland Road to Walden Street from its C1-A designation to residential C-1.  This hearing to be televised.

(Sullivan Chamber)
HEARING HELD.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 6:30 PM 

The Ordinance Committee will conduct a public hearing on a re-filed zoning petition by the City Council originally filed Michael Phillips, et al to amend Section 17.20 of the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Cambridge as follows by increasing the setback requirement abutting Linear Park and to clarify language defining "form and density compatible with the adjacent residential neighborhood" by limiting the number of dwelling units in a single structure.  The petition would create a new Section 17.26 - Access to streets, a new Section 17.27 - Transfer of Development Rights, a new Section 17.28 - Transfer of Development Rights to preserve Publicly Accessible Open Space, and amend Section 17.28.2 to include Special District 2 in the Areas of Special Planning Concern.  This hearing to be televised.

(Sullivan Chamber)
HEARING HELD.
Monday, March 31, 2014 5:30 PM 

Roundtable/Working Meeting between the City Council and School Committee to receive an update from the Superintendent of Schools and school administrators on technology, achievement gap and other related issues.  No public comment.  No votes will be taken.  Meeting will not be televised.

(Sullivan Chamber)
MEETING HELD.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 3:00 PM 

The Housing Committee will conduct a public meeting to discuss the latest challenges to, and changing face of, affordable housing in Cambridge.

(Sullivan Chamber)
MEETING HELD.
Thursday, April 3, 2014 6:00 PM 

The Neighborhood and Long Term Planning, Public Facilities, Arts and Celebration will conduct a public meeting to discuss open data and civic programming volunteerism, including corporate and university stakeholders in out of school education discussion.

(Sullivan Chamber)
MEETING HELD.
Monday, April 7, 2014 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)
MEETING HELD.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 4:00 PM 

The Human Services and Veterans Committee will conduct a public meeting to discuss anti-poverty efforts in Cambridge around hunger, housing and Human Services. 

(Sullivan Chamber)
MEETING HELD.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 4:00 PM 

The Public Safety Committee will conduct a public meeting to discuss safety and access issues at the Alewife T Station.

(Ackermann Room)
MEETING HELD.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 2:00 PM 

The Public Safety Committee will conduct a public meeting to discuss public safety in public buildings including the possibility of positioning a police officer at City Hall.

(Ackermann Room)
MEETING HELD.
Thursday, April 17, 2014 5:30 PM 

The Ordinance Committee will conduct an additional public hearing to discuss a proposed amendment to the Municipal Code to reduce plastic bag usage. 

(Sullivan Chamber)
HEARING HELD.
Monday, April 28, 2014 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting
Budget Overview

(Sullivan Chamber)
Monday, May 5, 2014 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 4:00 PM 

The Government Operations, Rules and Claims Committee will conduct a public meeting to discuss the effectiveness of the City Council Aide positions as well as procedural issues regarding the submission of policy orders and resolutions.

(Ackermann Room)
Thursday, May 8, 2014 9:00 AM 

The Finance Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss FY2015 City Budget.  This hearing to be televised.

(Sullivan Chamber)
Monday, May 12, 2014 4:00 PM 

2014 Scholarship Award Ceremony

(Sullivan Chamber)
Monday, May 12, 2014 5:30 PM 

Roundtable/Working Meeting for the purpose of the City Manager and appropriate City staff to provide the City Council with an overview of the capital budget and capital projects.  No public comment.  No votes will be taken.  Meeting will not be televised.

(Sullivan Chamber)
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 5:30 PM 

The Ordinance Committee will conduct a public hearing on a petition by the Planning Board to amend the Cambridge Zoning Ordinance Article 12.000 Planned Unit Development procedures.  The three parts of the proposed zoning amendment would clarify the procedures for amending a PUD special permit and create an option for some amendments to require one public hearing (under current zoning, an amendment may be granted with no required public hearing or two required public hearings).  It would modify the time within which a permitted must begin construction on a PUD project from one year to two years.  And it would clarify that all owners of land within a PUD are subject to the requirements set forth in the special permit, even if ownership of land is separated after the PUD is granted, but that the special permit may assign specific rights and obligations to different components within a Development Parcel.  This hearing to be televised.

(Sullivan Chamber)
Thursday, May 15, 2014 9:00 AM 

The Finance Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss FY2015 City Budget.  This hearing to be televised.

(Sullivan Chamber)
Monday, May 19, 2014 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 6:00 PM 

The Finance Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss FY2015 School Department Budget.  This hearing to be televised.

(Sullivan Chamber)
Thursday, May 22, 2014 9:00 AM 

The Finance Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss FY2015 City Budget.  (IF NECESSARY)  This hearing to be televised.

(Sullivan Chamber)
Monday, June 2, 2014 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting
Budget Adoption

(Sullivan Chamber)
Monday, June 9, 2014 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)
Monday, June 16, 2014 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)
Monday, June 23, 2014 5:30 PM 

Roundtable/Working Meeting for the purpose of discussing affordable housing.  No public comment.  No votes will be taken.  Meeting will not be televised.

(Sullivan Chamber)
Monday, June 30, 2014 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)
Monday, July 28, 2014 5:30 PM 

Special City Council Meeting

(Henrietta S. Attles Meeting Room, 459 Broadway)
Monday, September 8, 2014 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Henrietta S. Attles Meeting Room, 459 Broadway)
Monday, September 15, 2014 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

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

Regular City Council Meeting

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

Regular City Council Meeting

(Henrietta S. Attles Meeting Room, 459 Broadway)
Monday, October 6, 2014 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)
Monday, October 20, 2014 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)
Monday, October 27, 2014 5:30 PM 

Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)
City of Cambridge does not discriminate on the basis of disability. The City Council will provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures to persons with disabilities upon request. Contact the Office of the City Clerk, 617-349-4260, tty/TDD 617-349-4242.
 
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