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 Policy Order Resolution
  O-14
  AMENDED ORDER
  IN CITY COUNCIL
  September 30, 2013
COUNCILLOR VANBEUZEKOM

WHEREAS:

Multiple policy orders in recent years have requested that the cleanliness of Central Square be significantly improved; and

           
WHEREAS:

Despite action by the Department of Public Works and Central Square business owners, challenges associated with maintaining cleanliness in this active, well-used public space continue; now therefore be it

        
ORDERED:

That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to direct the Department of Public Works to devote a greater number of resources towards the challenge of improving the cleanliness of Central Square; with the specific goal of reducing litter, odors, graffiti, improving sidewalk conditions and plantings; and be it further 

     

ORDERED:

That the city immediately power wash and/or steam clean sidewalks, grates surrounding trees, public benches, and trash receptacles to remove gum, cigarette butts, and other litter that has wedged between grates, under plastic trashcan liners or adhered itself to these objects; and be it further 

 
ORDERED: That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to confer with the Acting Commissioner of the Department of Public Works on establihsing a partnership with businesses to clean the sidewalk in front of their businesses; and be it further
   

ORDERED:

That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to report back to the City Council on this matter.

    

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