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 Policy Order Resolution
  O-9
  Calendar item #1
  AMENDED ORDER
  IN CITY COUNCIL
  September 9, 2013
  September 16, 2013
COUNCILLOR KELLEY

WHEREAS:

Café seating on sidewalks can result in extended narrow stretches of sidewalks that can make it challenging for other users to enjoy the sidewalk as they walk or jog through Cambridge; and

        
WHEREAS:

Café outdoor seating does much to enliven Cambridge's streets and make the City more vibrant; and

     

WHEREAS:

Other cities, such as Montreal, have kept their sidewalks clear by having café outdoor seating take place on wooden platforms built adjacent to the sidewalk curb on parking spots; now be it therefore

     

ORDERED:

That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to confer with relevant City staff to review the possible applicability of such a platform program for Cambridge's outdoor seating and whether alcohol can be served on space that is on the street and report back to the City Council on this issue. 

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