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 Awaiting Report List for Monday, October 27, 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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14-45. 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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14-63. 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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14-68. 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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14-78. 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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14-84. 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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14-89. 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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14-97. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on whether the MLKing School construction project is in compliance with the Cambridge Employment Plan ordinance.

Councillor McGovern, Vice Mayor Benzan & Councillor Simmons  09/15/14  (O-9)
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14-98. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on travel route taken by circus animals and provide copies of proposals to ban exotic animals from Somerville and Plymouth to members of the Ordinance Committee.

Vice Mayor Benzan  09/15/14  (O-13)
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14-99. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on faster and more dependable ways of notifying bill payers of water leaks and if the City can legally reimburse bill payers for extra sewerage costs due to water leaks.

Councillor Kelley  09/22/14  (O-2)
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14-100. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on the feasibility of conducting a walk through of the Alewife area prior to the December 1st Roundtable discussion about city-wide planning.

Vice Mayor Benzan, Councillor McGovern, Councillor Mazen & Councillor Carlone  09/22/14  (O-7)
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14-103. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on making the Foundry building available for a major installation of the 2015 Fab Lab Conference.

Councillor Mazen, Vice Mayor Benzan, Councillor Toomey & Councillor Cheung  09/22/14  (O-13)
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14-106. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on the best way to implement a plan to solicit and receive payment in addition to real estate taxes from willing participants and used to support city services.

Councillor Toomey  10/20/14  (O-2)
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14-107. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on next steps to advance the creation of the Grand Junction Multi Use Path.

Councillor Toomey  10/20/14  (O-8)
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14-108. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on revisiting the possibility of providing a reduced-rate Hubway membership for low-income Cambridge residents.

Councillor Carlone, Councillor Simmons, Councillor Cheung & Councillor Mazen  10/20/14  (O-10)
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14-109. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on how many parking spots are being lost in the Riverside and West Cambridge Neighborhoods, accomodations being made for residents during snow emergencies, and plans for negotiating these conflicts with residents.

Councillor McGovern & Councillor Mazen  10/20/14  (O-12)
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14-110. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on the status of the housing development on the site of the Tokyo Restaurant.

Councillor McGovern, Councillor Simmons, Vice Mayor Benzan & Mayor Maher  10/20/14  (O-13)
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14-111. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on the feasibility of hosting a Cambridge Challenge Competition for Transportation that offers a prize to the resident or grop of residents that come up with the best viable solution to solve our greatest traffic issues.

Vice Mayor Benzan, Councillor Carlone, Councillor McGovern & Councillor Mazen  10/20/14  (O-16)
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14-112. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on the feasibility of creating an adult playground.

Councillor Mazen & Councillor Carlone  10/20/14  (O-17)
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14-113. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report on the feasibility of reducing the minimum income requirement under the Inclusionary Zoning Ordinance for single person households made up of a senior and/or disabled resident and provide any challenges associated with the proposed reduction.

Vice Mayor Benzan, Councillor McGovern, Councillor Simmons & Councillor Carlone  10/20/14  (O-19)
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14-114. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report with an opinion on whether the City Council can raise linkage fees for inclusionary zoning prior to the conclusion of the Nexus Study.

Councillor Simmons  10/20/14  (O-21)
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14-115. Report from the City Manager:
RE:   

report with a timeline of the inclusionary zoning Nexus Study outlining what work has been done, what work is currently being conducted and a date when the policy recommendations can be made.

Councillor Simmons  10/20/14  (O-22)
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