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 Awaiting Report List for Monday, September 15, 2014
14-19. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on producing an updated report of the Concord-Alewife Plan.

Councillor Cheung  03/24/14  (O-4)
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14-28. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on creating a master list of all residential building managers citywide.

Councillor Simmons  04/28/14  (O-4)
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14-29. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on what options exist for dedicated office space for members of the City Council.

Councillor Simmons, Councillor Cheung & Councillor Carlone  04/28/14  (O-5)
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14-36. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on the feasibility of offering resident an online option to complete the City's annual census.

Councillor Cheung  04/28/14  (O-27)
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14-39. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on allocating an additional $140,000 annually to Cambridge and Somerville Legal Services.

Councillor Simmons, Vice Mayor Benzan & Councillor Carlone  05/05/14  (O-7)
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14-40. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on improving traffic congestion at the intersection of Upland Road and Massachusetts Avenue.

Councillor McGovern  05/19/14  (O-1)
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14-45. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on how to modify the Plastic Bag Reduction Ordinance with changes to the following:  fees for bags, elimination of paper bags from the ordinance, elimination of the thickness of the plastic bag in the ordinance, increasing the timeframe for implementation of the ordinance and inclusion of compostable bags in the ordinance.

Councillor Cheung  05/19/14  (O-20)
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14-48. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on the establishment of a Central Square Action Team that will be charged with recommending and helping implement strategies that will help Central Square capitalize on and enhance its designation as a Cultrual District.

Councillor Simmons  06/02/14  (O-2)
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14-51. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on the potential for creating a program to enable bilingual high school students to learn language interpretation skills and to practice those skills at community meetings and events throughout the City.

Councillor Carlone, Councillor Mazen, Councillor McGovern & Councillor Cheung  06/02/14  (O-5)
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14-57. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on drafting an ordinance that would limit the sale of single-serving PET bottles of 1 liter or less and develop a task force to provide clear guidelines for this ordinance.

Councillor Cheung, Councillor Simmons, Councillor Mazen & Vice Mayor Benzan  06/09/14  (O-3)
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14-60. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on implementing a truck ban on Concord Avenue and the possibility of traffic calming to reduce speeds of all vehicles on Concord Avenue.

Councillor Kelley  06/09/14  (O-4)
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14-62. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on ways to improve the safety of the intersection of Springfield, Cambridge, Hampshire, Inman, Antrim and Beacon Streets in Inman Square.

Councillor McGovern & Councillor Toomey  06/16/14  (O-3)
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14-63. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on rodent control operations and the possibility of providing rodent-proof trash barrels to residents.

Councillor Toomey  06/30/14  (O-1)
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14-67. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on contacting the owners of Fresh Pond Shopping Mall encouraging them to make safety improvements to the parking lot area and the feasibility of creating a safe pedestrian way from Fresh Pond Mall to Alewife Brook Parkway.

Councillor McGovern & Councillor Carlone  06/30/14  (O-10)
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14-68. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on designing and implementing a system of public bulletin boards on major streets and intersections throughout the City.

Councillor Mazen  06/30/14  (O-11)
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14-69. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on forming a pilot street team of engaged youth and residents as an experimental model for more consistent departmental outreach, community engagement, youth engagement and civic engagement.

Councillor Mazen  06/30/14  (O-13)
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14-72. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report that the License Commission will not take further action on the proposed rideshare regulations and that the City Solicitor report on the City Council's legal authority over livery and taxi regulations.

Councillor Cheung & Councillor Mazen  06/30/14  (O-17)
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14-73. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on resuming negotiations to purchase and preserve the Whittermore Avenue Community garden site.

Councillor Carlone  07/28/14  (O-2)
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14-74. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on publicizing and convening a community meeting within 72 hours of any catastrophic event that could impact public safety.

Councillor Simmons  07/28/14  (O-3)
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14-76. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on police patrols in Area IV and post information on website of what measures are being taken with regard to safety in the neighborhood.

Councillor Simmons  07/28/14  (O-5)
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14-77. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on the loss of parking spaces in Municipal Lot #8.

Councillor Toomey  07/28/14  (O-8)
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14-78. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on the feasibility of launching a homeless donation meter program.

Councillor Simmons  07/28/14  (O-10)
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14-79. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on the feasibility of implementing a Neighborhood Captain Program.

Councillor Simmons & Vice Mayor Benzan  07/28/14  (O-11)
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14-81. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on how to ensure that the apprentice program provision remains part of the Cambridge Employment Plan.

Councillor McGovern & Councillor Simmons  07/28/14  (O-14)
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14-82. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on the feasibility of preparing a climate change checklist and evacuation plan for residents.

Vice Mayor Benzan & Councillor McGovern  07/28/14  (O-15)
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14-83. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on the feasibility of hosting a salsa festival between Sept. 15 and Oct. 15 and on organizing a cultural exhibit at City Hall that celebrates the Hispanic community.

Vice Mayor Benzan  07/28/14  (O-16)
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14-84. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on ways to improve the Planning Board process.

Mayor Maher, Vice Mayor Benzan, Councillor McGovern & Councillor Simmons  07/28/14  (O-17)
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14-85. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on playground and/or recreational facilities for Jackson Place Apartments.

Councillor Mazen  07/28/14  (O-18)
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14-87. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on the feasibility of either seeking space at the Senior Center or other municipal building to create a fitness center for affordable rates for seniors.

Councillor Cheung  07/28/14  (O-26)
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14-88. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on increasing enforcement of illegal parking in the bus stop at the corner of Cambridge and Sciarappa Streets.

Councillor Simmons  09/08/14  (O-1)
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14-89. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on the outsourcing of City jobs and how outside vendors are choosen.

Councillor Simmons & Councillor McGovern  09/08/14  (O-2)
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14-90. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on the City's hiring process and on what kind of professional development and career advancement programs are offered to existing employees.

Councillor Simmons & Councillor McGovern  09/08/14  (O-3)
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14-91. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on a summary of previous recommendations for the Volpe Center site included planning studies such as but not limited to, ECAPS, Neighborhood Planning Studies, K2, and efforts by the East Cambridge Planning Team and that the report summarize zoning and zoning overlays, and outline the development potential and limitation of this area. 

Councillor Toomey  09/08/14  (O-4)
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14-92. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on evaluating the intersection of Cardinal Medeiros Avenue and Bristol Street for safety improvements.

Councillor Toomey  09/08/14  (O-5)
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14-93. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on the progress of the Task Force on Early Education Services.

Councillor Cheung  09/08/14  (O-8)
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14-94. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on creating a pedestrian way leading from the sidewalk on Alewife Brook Parkway to the Fresh Pond Mall parking lot.

Councillor McGovern  09/08/14  (O-9)
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14-95. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on an update on work underway to recommend changes to the Inclusionary Zoning Ordinance.

Councillor McGovern, Mayor Maher & Vice Mayor Benzan  09/08/14  (O-10)
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14-96. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on sample pro forma examples showing how formulas for development projects work, both under the current inclusionary ordinance and under various inclusionary updates or percentage increases.

Councillor Mazen  09/08/14  (O-16)
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