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 Policy Order Resolution
  O-4
  AMENDED ORDER
  IN CITY COUNCIL
  February 25, 2013
COUNCILLOR CHEUNG
MAYOR DAVIS
COUNCILLOR DECKER
COUNCILLOR KELLEY
COUNCILLOR MAHER
COUNCILLOR REEVES
VICE MAYOR SIMMONS
COUNCILLOR TOOMEY
COUNCILLOR VANBEUZEKOM

WHEREAS: According to the ordinance governing the removal of ice and snow from public streets and sidewalks, it is illegal to reserve cleared parking spots in the City of Cambridge by leaving objects in on-street parking spaces; and
    

WHEREAS:

It has come to the attention of the Cambridge City Council that although many residents have contacted the City of Cambridge to report violations of the aforementioned ordinance in their neighborhoods, there has been an inadequate response to these complaints, allowing spot saving to continue; now therefore be it 
     

ORDERED:

That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to confer with the Department of Public Works to refine their response procedures to uphold existing ordinances that prohibit the reservation of cleared on-street parking spaces and report back to the City Council; and be it further
 
ORDERED: That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to confer with the relative City departments to develop a public awareness campaign to inform residents of both the illegality and the rude nature of placing objects in on-street parking spaces to reserve spots and to report back to the City Council on what such a campaign might consist of. 

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