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  December 19, 2011; Policy Order O-9
That the attached Draft Goals be adopted as the Goals for Doing Business in Cambridge.
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  December 5, 2011; Policy Order O-6
That the City Manager is requested to work with the Community Development Department to ascertain data previously requested regarding the Andrews Petition. 
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  December 5, 2011; Policy Order O-7
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the MBTA and Transportation, Traffic and Parking Committee to look into the feasibility of increasing the number of buses on Rt. #77 during the weekends. 
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  December 5, 2011; Policy Order O-8
That the City Manager is requested to work with the Ordinance Committee to mandate a time restriction on long-term construction projects and report back to the City Council. 
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  December 5, 2011; Policy Order O-9
That the City Manager is requested to work with the Personnel Department to look into the disability makeup of the City's workforce by level and department and report back to the City Council on this matter. 
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  December 5, 2011; Policy Order O-10
That the Teague Petition be refiled after expiration on December 6, 2011.  (ORDER ADOPTED ON A ROLL CALL VOTE 6-3-0)
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  October 31, 2011; Policy Order O-4
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the City Solicitor and report back to the City Council on the feasibility and impact of the following: Instituting a policy that, after ascertainment, if the City of Cambridge takes more than 90 days to negotiate a contract with a potential cable service provider, the potentially new service provider can operate under the same terms as the existing incumbent service provider, with the option to continue negotiation with the City of Cambridge while operating under those terms. 
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  October 31, 2011; Policy Order O-5
Support of the Massachusetts Attorney General and GLAD challenging the Defense of Marriage Act and that the City Manager is requested to instruct the City Solicitor to add the City of Cambridge as a signatory on the amicus brief.
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  October 31, 2011; Policy Order O-6
That the City Manager is requested to direct the Traffic, Parking and Transportation Department to look into the feasibility of installing traffic calming measures at the Elm Street and Cambridge Street areas. 
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  October 31, 2011; Policy Order O-7
That the City Manager is requested to direct the Department of Public Works to look into the proper waste disposal issues in the Area IV area, specifically in the vicinity of Washington Street, and the possibility of installing additional trash receptacles.
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  October 31, 2011; Policy Order O-13
That the City Manager is requested confer with the Assistant City Manager of Community Development to report back to the City Council on the feasibility of amending Section 11.200 of the Zoning Ordinance to require linkage from institutions, how inclusionary zoning could be extended to include institutions and the impact of MIT students on the Cambridge housing costs.
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  October 31, 2011; Policy Order O-14
That the City Clerk is requested to send a copy of this report to the MIT Investment Management Company (MITIMCo) and request that MITIMCo address the issues of housing, open space and retail in a more substantive and thorough way with more consideration of impacts on the MIT community before filing a new petition for zoning amendments for Kendall Square
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  October 31, 2011; Policy Order O-15
That the City Council go on record requesting President Hockfield to be personally present when a new MIT petition for rezoning is filed at the City Council so that she can articulate the Institute's vision for Kendall Square and how the proposal relates to this vision.
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  October 24, 2011; Policy Order O-2
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the relevant City departments to look into the feasibility of leveling and reconstructing the drain at the southwest corner of Central Square. 
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  October 24, 2011; Policy Order O-3
That the City Manager is requested to work with the Cambridge Police Department to increase enforcement of motorists driving down Prospect Street and Western Avenue who are running the red light when crossing over Massachusetts Avenue.
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  October 17, 2011; Policy Order O-8
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the Department of Public Works to look into restoring the original brick sidewalk at 257-269 Broadway.
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  October 17, 2011; Policy Order O-9
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate department heads to report back on the decision making process of where each bus shelter is placed and information on how residents can exert more influence over outcomes.
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  October 17, 2011; Policy Order O-10
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate department heads about the upkeep of the Cambridge Common.
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  October 17, 2011; Policy Order O-11
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the Traffic, Parking and Transportation Department and the Community Development Department to investigate how to make the Follen Street/Little Concord Avenue intersection safer for pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists.
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  October 17, 2011; Policy Order O-12
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate department heads and report back to the City Council on current job training programs in Cambridge and possible areas for expansion or existing programs or the creation of new ones. 
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  October 17, 2011; Policy Order O-13
City Council inquiry as to MIT's plans for the old Californnia Paint Plant in a facilities depot. 
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  October 17, 2011; Policy Order O-14
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the Cambridge Police Department to address speeding enforcement near Brattle and Appleton Streets.  
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  October 17, 2011; Policy Order O-15
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the Traffic, Parking and Transportation Department to look into the feasibility of implementing restaurant validated parking on Third Street and report back to the City Council.
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  October 17, 2011; Policy Order O-16
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the Director of Traffic, Parking and Transportation and the Community Development Department to look into installing traffic calming measures on Richdale Avenue.
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  October 17, 2011; Policy Order O-17
That the City Manager is requested to direct the appropriate department heads to look into the feasibility of cleaning the areas of 64 Dudley Street and 43 Cedar Street. 
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  October 17, 2011; Policy Order O-18
That the City Manager is requested to work with the Department of Public Works, the Community Development Department, and the Traffic and Parking Department to look into traffic calming measures on Whittemore Avenue. 
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  October 3, 2011; Policy Order O-8
That the City Manager is requested to form a task force to address challenges of farmers markets: Expansion and deployment of EBT/debit cards at the Cambridgeport and the Winter farmers markets, issue of parking facilities for farm vehicles and a temporary loading zone and explore strategies to increase demand on farmers market.
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  September 26, 2011; Policy Order O-6
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate department heads on the feasibility of making improvements at Alberico Park. 
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  September 26, 2011; Policy Order O-7
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate department heads to ensure that playgrounds are clean by the start of the school year.
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  September 26, 2011; Policy Order O-8
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate department heads about areas to conserve electricity in the library in the daytime. 
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  September 26, 2011; Policy Order O-9
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate department heads on the feasibility of installing a drinking fountain along the pedestrian pathway near Memorial Drive and JFK. 
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  September 26, 2011; Policy Order O-10
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the Director of Traffic, Parking and Transportation to look into the feasibility of installing a left turn arrow at Rindge and Massachusetts Avenue.  
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  September 26, 2011; Policy Order O-11
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the Community Development Department on the feasibility of allowing off-leash dog hours between the hours of 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Sennott Park. 
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  September 26, 2011; Policy Order O-12
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate department heads to look into the status of repaving Windsor Street. 
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  September 19, 2011; Policy Order O-5
That the City Manager is requested to report back to the City Council on the feasibility of the Department of Public Works using machines such as Bobcats to do a single pass through neighborhoods and retail streets to clear snow from sidewalks after a large snowfall. 
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  September 19, 2011; Policy Order O-6
Overcharging by Verizon to residents on Thingvalla Avenue. 
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  September 19, 2011; Policy Order O-7
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the Director of Traffic, Parking and Transportation regarding issues of rental car parking and out of town guest parking. 
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  September 19, 2011; Policy Order O-8
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the Director of Traffic, Parking and Transportation to determine if a STOP sign would be appropriate at the Harvey Street and Cedar Street intersection. 
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  September 19, 2011; Policy Order O-9
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate City departments to look into the feasibility of placing utility pole wires underground as part of the Alewife sewer project and report back to the City Council on this matter. 
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  September 12, 2011; Policy Order O-1
That the City Manager is requested to report back on the feasibility of giving residents the option to "go paperless" with their City bills including water, real estate, excise and any other notice or communication the City regularly sends residents. 
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  September 12, 2011; Policy Order O-27
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate department heads to devise a plan to ensure that tow truck drivers model safe and courteous driving in the city and report back to the Council.
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  September 12, 2011; Policy Order O-28
That the City Manager is requested to look into the feasibility of installing additional "one way" signs on Fulkerson Street and a speed bump to reduce speeding.
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  September 12, 2011; Policy Order O-29
That the City Manager is requested to increase enforcement against bikers that endanger pedestrians and report back to the City Council with a plan of action on these two orders.
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  September 12, 2011; Policy Order O-30
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate department heads and the School Committee to see that the request for a new playground for the Amigos School be placed high on the list for playground renovations.
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  September 12, 2011; Policy Order O-31
That the City Manager is requested to report back to the City Council about improvements made to the Astro Turf soccer field at Danehy park this summer as well as a schedule for its completion.
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  September 12, 2011; Policy Order O-32
That the City Manager is requested to look into the feasibility of reinstalling a trash receptacle in the alley adjacent to 9 Howard Street and Hoyt Field.
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  September 12, 2011; Policy Order O-33
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate department heads and the School Committee to look into the budgetary impact of implementing the Intel 1:1 eLearning program and report back to the Council on this matter in advance of the next budgetary cycle.
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  September 12, 2011; Policy Order O-34
That the City Manager is requested to direct the appropriate departments to determine the best method to slow traffic on Norfolk Street. 
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  September 12, 2011; Policy Order O-35
That the City Manager is requested to look into the repairs being made to JFK Street and report back to the City Council with a timeline for completion. 
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  September 12, 2011; Policy Order O-36
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate department heads to implement stricter laws and increase police presence on Broadway to decrease the number of abnormally noisy trucks and unmuffled motorcycles during the night hours. 
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  September 12, 2011; Policy Order O-37
That the City Manager is requested report back to the City Council on the racial makeup of the city's workforce by level and department.
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  September 12, 2011; Policy Order O-38
That the City Manager is requested to direct the appropriate department heads, including the Community Development Department, to look into the status of the May 2, 2011 Policy Order #2 and report back to the City Council.  
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  September 12, 2011; Policy Order O-39
That the City Manager is requested to direct the appropriate department heads to look into finding better parking options and lock mechanisms for Vespa owners.
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  September 12, 2011; Policy Order O-40
That the City Manager is requested to report back to the City Council on the progress and feasibility of integrating and providing a service similar to SeeClickFix in Cambridge. 
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  September 12, 2011; Policy Order O-41
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate department heads to find a way to implement and support Walk/Ride Days in Cambridge as other communities have done and report back to the Council on this matter.
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  September 12, 2011; Policy Order O-42
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate department heads to look into the feasibility of developing a regular cleaning schedule for the outside of the waste receptacles in Harvard Square. 
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  September 12, 2011; Policy Order O-44
That the City Manager is requested to instruct the Commissioner of Public Works to ask the Recycling Advisory Committee to consider how to encourage businesses to use recyclable packaging instead of non-recyclable styrofoam.
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  August 1, 2011; Policy Order O-5
That the City Manager is requested to direct the appropriate department heads to ensure that the City applies for the Rooftop Solar Challenge program. 
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  August 1, 2011; Policy Order O-6
That the City Manager is requested to direct the appropriate department heads to ascertain the best method for slowing traffic on Tremont Street and report back to the City Council with a course of action. 
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  August 1, 2011; Policy Order O-7
That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to direct the appropriate department heads to ascertain the best method for slowing traffic on Linnaean Street and report back to the City Council with a course of action.  
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  August 1, 2011; Policy Order O-8
That the City Manager is requested to direct the appropriate department heads to look into the need for a bamboo ordinance that either bans the planting of bamboo outright or somehow holds the owner of the bamboo accountable if a bamboo infestation were to occur. 
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  August 1, 2011; Policy Order O-9
That the City Manager is requested to direct the appropriate department heads to look into the feasibility and possible benefits of Cambridge participating in the UN Global Compact Cities program and report back to the City Council with a course of action.  
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  August 1, 2011; Policy Order O-21
That the City Manager is requested to confirm with the appropriate departments and report back to the City Council on the feasibility of repaving Antrim Street.
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  August 1, 2011; Policy Order O-22
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate departments to look into the feasibility of allowing residents to pay for the requisition and installation of bike racks in residential areas.
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  August 1, 2011; Policy Order O-23
That the City Manager is requested confer with the appropriate departments to investigate the lack of a bike lane and the unsafe car traffic on Blanchard Road. 
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  August 1, 2011; Policy Order O-24
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate departments and report back on the feasibility of installing a speed bump on Tremont Street.
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  August 1, 2011; Policy Order O-32
That the City Manager is requested to report on the rationale behind why there are so many "No Turn on Red" signs in the city at intersections where residents would otherwise feel safe to turn right on red. 
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  August 1, 2011; Policy Order O-33
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate departments to investigate styrofoam recycling options and report back to the City Council with recommendations. 
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  June 27, 2011; Policy Order O-3
That the City Manager is requested to direct the Department of Public Works to look into the feasibility of installing benches in front of the Cambridge Main Library and report back to the City Council. 
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  June 27, 2011; Policy Order O-5
That the Cambridge City Council go on record urging passage of upcoming legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives supporting the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program.
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  June 27, 2011; Policy Order O-10
That the City Manager is requested to direct the Assistant City Manager for Community Development and the Director of the Arts Council to provide overall guidance and technical support in representing the city in their efforts to foster the development of a cultural district.
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  June 20, 2011; Policy Order O-1
That the City Manager is requested to direct all department heads to remind their staff to whenever possible and when it is economically feasible to buy local.
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  June 20, 2011; Policy Order O-2
That the City Manager is requested to direct the appropriate department heads to develop a long term strategy that somehow mitigates the actions of the Boston cab companies
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  June 20, 2011; Policy Order O-3
That the City Manager is requested to direct the appropriate department heads to look into the feasibility of amending the Paine Park's fountain's schedule to allow for continued use through Labor Day.
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  May 23, 2011; Policy Order O-3
That the City Manager is requested to direct the appropriate department heads to look into the feasibility of allowing a ONE hour off-leash window at Longfellow Park, as a means to regulate what is already happening and report back to the City Council.
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  May 23, 2011; Policy Order O-4
That the City Manager is requested to direct the appropriate department heads to ensure that Cambridge participates in Global Entrepreneurship Week 2011.
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  May 23, 2011; Policy Order O-9
That the City Manager is requested to direct Public Works, the Pole and Conduit Commission and the Electrical Department to work with the utility companies to  remove the unsightly older poles safely and efficiently and report back to the City Council. 
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  May 16, 2011; Policy Order O-2
That the City Manager is requested to direct the Director of Traffic, Parking and Transportation to look into the feasibility of installing traffic-calming measures at the corner of Russell Street and Massachusetts Avenue and report back to the City Council.
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  May 16, 2011; Policy Order O-3
That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to direct the Traffic, Parking and Transportation Department to investigate how to make the Follen Street/Little Concord Avenue intersection safer for pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists and report back to the City Council with a course of action. 
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  May 16, 2011; Policy Order O-4
That the City Manager is requested to direct the appropriate department heads to look into the feasibility of developing a website similar to the District of Columbia wherein residents can look up important tree information.
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  May 16, 2011; Policy Order O-5
That the City Manager is requested to direct the appropriate City departments to look into the feasibility of allowing businesses to apply for an active loading zone permit that would cover all of the major shopping holidays and report back to the City Council. 
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  May 16, 2011; Policy Order O-10
That the City Manager direct the appropriate department heads to apply for the U.S. Department of Energy grant or to coordinate the City of Cambridge efforts with the MAPC proposal and report back to the City Council on the course of action.
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  May 16, 2011; Policy Order O-11
That the City Manager is requested to direct the appropriate department heads to report back to the City Council on how much money was raised for the Hybrid Cab program and a summary of the disbursement of funds.
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  May 16, 2011; Policy Order O-12
That the City Manager direct the appropriate department heads to install a discreet, unobtrusive, drop down projector presentation screen in the Sullivan Chamber and report back to the City Council.
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  May 16, 2011; Policy Order O-13
That the City Manager direct the IT Department to post a link and BridgeStat monthly report in a prominent location, for example the carousel, on the City website.
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  May 16, 2011; Policy Order O-20
That the City of Cambridge declares September 26th - October 2nd as "Cambridge Local Economy Week" and that the City Manager is hereby requested to confer with appropriate departments to promote the steps residents can take to contribute to localized economic development during that week, including notification on the billboard in front of City Hall, notification on the City Website, and increased distribution of a locally-owned business directory.
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  May 16, 2011; Policy Order O-23
That the City Manager is requested to direct an appropriate staff person to attend the Electric Vehicle Charging Vendor Fair and Forum and report back to the City Council with thoughts on how the City can support electric vehicles.  
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  May 16, 2011; Policy Order O-27
That the City Manager is requested to instruct the City Solicitor to draft language to amend the Municipal Code in Section 12.20.050, and if applicable Chapter 5.36 Peddlers, that would allow the sale of good and merchandise in public parks beyond solely "coal and ice."
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  May 16, 2011; Policy Order O-28
That the City Manager is requested to instruct the appropriate department to draft language so that the City Council may consider removing the cap of fast order food establishments in Central Square and updating the definition of fast order food.
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  May 16, 2011; Policy Order O-29
That the City Manager is requested to report on the feasibility of implementing paying for city services on line and to identify the issues.
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  May 16, 2011; Policy Order O-30
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the Director of Traffic, Parking and Transportation with a view in mind of determining if there is capacity to allow designated parking spaces for business owners in municipal lots. 
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  May 2, 2011; Policy Order O-2
That the City Manager is requested to direct the Department of Public Works to assess the current state of the Pacific Street dog park and to devise a strategy to make it more accessible and enjoyable for both dog owners and their pets.
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  May 2, 2011; Policy Order O-3
That the City Manager is requested to instruct the Director of the Traffic, Parking and Transportation Department to work with a resident to devise a strategy that will allow a disabled resident to resolve his issue of the ticketing/tow charges when his car was towed.
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  April 25, 2011; Policy Order O-2
That the City Manager is requested to direct the appropriate City department heads to investigate whether it is feasible to install additional lighting in all of the municipal parking lots located in Central Square.
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  April 25, 2011; Policy Order O-3
That the City Manager is requested to consult with the Assistant City Manager for Community Development, the Executive Director of the Arts Council and the Executive Director of the Historical Commission with the view of submitting a proposal for the Massachusetts Cultural Council's Cultural Districts Initiative.
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  April 25, 2011; Policy Order O-11
That the City Manager is requested to report back to the City Council with a complete and comprehensive list of all concessions made to the City and broader Cambridge community by developers and the universities in exchange for zoning relief, special permits, or Council approval.
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  April 4, 2011; Policy Order O-2
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the Director of Traffic, Parking and Transportation to report to the City Council on the feasibility of converting the taxi stand spaces in front of Stellabella Toys in Inman Square back into parking spots or at the very least beginning the taxi stand time frame at 8:00 p.m. 
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  April 4, 2011; Policy Order O-3
That the City Manager is requested to begin filing the necessary paperwork with the Federal Railroad Administration to designate the East Cambridge railroad crossings as an official Quiet Zone.   
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  April 4, 2011; Policy Order O-14
That the City Manager is requested to instruct the Community Development Department and the Planning Board to include the proposed requirement for ground floor retail in any zoning change affecting the North Massachusetts Avenue Retail Corridor.
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  March 7, 2011; Policy Order O-3
That the City Manager is hereby requested to direct the appropriate department heads to look into whether the City of Cambridge would benefit from a curb side composting program and the means in which we could implement such a program.
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  March 7, 2011; Policy Order O-4
That the Cambridge City Council go on record encouraging MIT to allow for the Muddy Charles Pub to remain open.
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  February 28, 2011; Policy Order O-3
That the City Manager is hereby requested to confer with the Budget Department and direct the appropriate department heads to create a program in Cambridge similar to the Boston's Department of Urban Mechanics which will develop and implement new ideas that improve City service delivery and report back to the City Council with a funding and human resource plan to implement such a program.  
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  February 28, 2011; Policy Order O-8
Amendment to Cambridge Municipal Code regarding City Manager's contract being posted 96 hours before it is to be voted on by the City Council. 
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  February 28, 2011; Policy Order O-19
That as part of the upcoming budget process, the City Manager is requested to create a capital budget for the development of internet and mobile-based tools and set aside funds for the personnel necessary to enact such development. 
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  February 28, 2011; Policy Order O-21
That the City Manager is requested to hire a consultant nationally recognized as an expert to assess the strengths and weaknesses of how Cambridge does economic development and propose actions for improvements.
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  February 28, 2011; Policy Order O-24
That the Cambridge City Council go on record urging MEPA to ask MassDOT to incorporate the underpasses in their proposal for the rehabilitation of the Anderson Bridge, as they present a unique opportunity for the cities and establish an important precedent in support of multi-modal future of the region.
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  February 14, 2011; Policy Order O-7
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the Department of Public Works to investigate designated spots near intersections for residents to move snow which would be picked up by DPW, snow melting machines and whether there are additional parks, parking lots or other public spaces that could be used to dump snow for this winter and in the future.
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  February 7, 2011; Policy Order O-6
City Council support for appropriations for YWCA Cambridge and the YWCA Boston who, in a joint initiative, are requesting that $350,000 be included in the federal FY 12 Commerce/Justice/Science Appropriations Bill to target growing at-risk youth populations in Boston, Cambridge and Somerville neighborhoods.
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  February 7, 2011; Policy Order O-7
That the City Manager is requested to direct the Department of Public Works to make accessible to the public, either on the city's website or by constituent request, all un-cleared sidewalk complaints received, and all violations issued either due to those complaints or otherwise.
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  January 31, 2011; Policy Order O-11
That the City Manager is requested to evaluate the possibility of continuing street cleaning days through the winter for the purpose of using those days to clear non-arteries of snow. 
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  January 31, 2011; Policy Order O-15
That the City Manager is requested to determine what incentives were given to Vertex as part of their relocation deal and evaluate how Cambridge could offer those same incentives to companies it is attempting to lure from out of state to the city.
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  January 31, 2011; Policy Order O-19
City Council support of "An Act Relative to Third Grade Reading Proficiency," legislation that would focus state efforts to ensure that children become proficient readers by the end of third grade.
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  January 31, 2011; Policy Order O-23
That the City Manager is requested to confer with Eric Lander, the Broad Institute, the owner of Sebastians's, and the owner of the building about removing signs and making the Broad Institute building feel more inviting to visitors. 
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  January 24, 2011; Policy Order O-2
Post information about the Snow Exemption Program on the city's website, in a prominent location, and to devise a plan of outreach beyond posting information on the web. 
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  January 24, 2011; Policy Order O-3
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the Department of Public Works to find out exactly how many snow tickets have been issued thus far, the average response time for responding to snow complaints, and the strategy used to ensure compliance to the law.
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  January 24, 2011; Policy Order O-4
If a snow emergency is set for after 8 P.M., that people can park in the provided city parking from 8 P.M. to the time the snow emergency begins for free.   
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  January 10, 2011; Policy Order O-1
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate department heads and report back to the Economic Development, Training and Employment Committee with the current policies impacting food trucks, the reasoning behind said policies and potential impact it has on the food truck industry and on the city in general.
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  January 10, 2011; Policy Order O-9
That the City Manager is hereby requested to report back to the City Council with immediate clarification on the city's interpretation of the Responsible Employer Ordinance statute and a detailed report on how it is implemented and enacted. 
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  December 20, 2010; Policy Order O-2
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate department heads and report back to the City Council with a report on the feasibility of implementing the 311 system in Cambridge.  
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  November 22, 2010; Policy Order O-1
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the Director of Traffic, Parking and Transportation and report back to the University Relations Committee on all recent changes to parking meters that affect the City's universities. 
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  November 22, 2010; Policy Order O-2
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the Director of Traffic, Parking and Transportation regarding the feasibility of converting the Inman Square parking meters to two hours along Hampshire Street.
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  November 22, 2010; Policy Order O-6
That the City Manager is requested to direct the City Solicitor to inform the Economic Development, Training and Employment Committee as to the means and the manner by which it may hold a meeting with the Boston City Council at the Museum of Science and to authorize the committee to move forward on this meeting. 
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  November 8, 2010; Policy Order O-1
That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to direct the Election Commissioner to look into the discrepancies of voters being "inactive" or registered under a misspelled or wrong address.
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  October 25, 2010; Policy Order O-2
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the Director of the Traffic, Parking and Transportation Department to assess the feasibility of installing additional speed bumps on Buckingham Street and to declare the entire street a school zone.
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  October 25, 2010; Policy Order O-5
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the Department of Public Works to look into whether overwatering is occurring at Sennott Pocket Park.
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  October 25, 2010; Policy Order O-6
That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to confer with the appropriate department heads and report back to the City Council with a plan on how best to preserve and nurture the several large trees in front of the old Cambridge Library.
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  October 18, 2010; Policy Order O-2
That the City Manager is requested to direct the Police Department and the Traffic, Parking and Transportation Department to look into the safety issues at the intersection of Cedar Street and Harvey Street and report back to the City Council with a course of action. 
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  October 4, 2010; Policy Order O-2
That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to confer with the Director of Traffic, Parking and Transportation to devise a plan to ensure the safe crossing of pedestrians in the Martin Luther King Jr. School area. 
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  October 4, 2010; Policy Order O-5
That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to confer with the Director of Traffic, Parking and Transportation to devise a plan to ensure the safe crossing of pedestrians in the Green Street and Hancock Street area.
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  October 4, 2010; Policy Order O-6
That the City Manager confer with the appropriate department heads to assess the possibility of Cambridge participating in the Bixi bike-sharing program and make every effort to reach out to Boston to participate and report back to the City Council as soon as possible.
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  September 27, 2010; Policy Order O-3
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the Director of Traffic, Parking and Transportation on the feasibility of extending the pedestrian light at the Magazine Street pedestrian bridge. 
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  September 27, 2010; Policy Order O-5
That the City Manager is requested to direct the appropriate department to rectify the situation of the raised pipe in front of TD Bank at 1270 Massachusetts Avenue which is a safety issue.
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  September 27, 2010; Policy Order O-7
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate department to repair the sidewalk recently replaced with asphalt that is difficult to negotiate just west of the Cambridge Senior Center. 
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  September 27, 2010; Policy Order O-8
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate city departments to look into the feasibility of reinstalling a trash barrel at the corner of Museum Way, opposite the Science Museum. 
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  September 13, 2010; Policy Order O-17
That the City Manager is requested to direct the appropriate department heads to include in the link regarding Cambridge Local Economy Week a link to the Cambridge Local First website and the full list of activities being hosted during this week, along with information on how residents can get more involved in their local economy. 
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  August 2, 2010; Policy Order O-4
That the City Manager is requested to report back to the City Council on options to improve the safety of the intersection at Prospect Street and Broadway. 
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  August 2, 2010; Policy Order O-16
That the City Manager is hereby requested to report back to the Economic Development Committee of the City Council with recommendations for how the City of Cambridge can achieve 10% municipal procurement from locally owned businesses, ensure that independent banks are encouraged to participate when bids for municipal banking services are requested and support efforts by the School Committe to increase the locally grown and produced food served to Cambridge children. 
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  August 2, 2010; Policy Order O-17
That the City Manager is requested to direct the Public Information Officer to post information on the city's website about this outbreak, including how to detect whether a person is having an allergic reaction and what to do if the situation arises.
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  August 2, 2010; Policy Order O-18
That the City Manager is requested to work with the Election Commission to develop a bi-annual program (once during fall semester, once in spring) that would allow Election Commissioners and staff to visit every student dorm in Cambridge to educate students on their voting rights and encourage them to participate in local government and state elections.
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  August 2, 2010; Policy Order O-19
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the Executive Director of the Election Commission to produce a one page flyer that will be distributed to the universities via PDF that will provide voter information, summary of how we elect our local government officials and a fact sheet answering common questions about what reregistering in Massachusetts entails. 
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  August 2, 2010; Policy Order O-20
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate department heads to draft our own station plan for the relocated Lechmere Station and to work with the East Cambridge community and neighborhood groups to advocate for the inclusion of Cambridge needs in the final MassDot green line extension plan.  
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  August 2, 2010; Policy Order O-21
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate department heads to provide adequate trash removal in Dana Park.
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  August 2, 2010; Policy Order O-22
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the Director of Information Technology to arrange for a portion of the website to be dedicated to information for college students and development of a flyer that advertises the website. 
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  June 21, 2010; Policy Order O-8
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate department heads and report back to the City Council with a course of action on how best to rectify the problem of traffic jams at the intersection of Putnam Avenue and Western Avenue.  
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  June 21, 2010; Policy Order O-9
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate department heads and report back to the Economic Development, Training and Employment Committee with a report on all current "empty storefronts," how long they have remained vacant and the current landlords in anticipation of an Economic Development, Training and Employment hearing tentatively scheduled for September on said issue. 
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  June 21, 2010; Policy Order O-10
That the City Manager is hereby requested to confer with the appropriate department heads and report back to the University Relations Committee with all relevant city policies in regards to campus safety and a course of action on how best to address the statistics presented in the Daily Beast report in time for a University Relations Committee hearing tentatively planned for November. 
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  June 21, 2010; Policy Order O-11
That the City Manager be and is hereby requested to identify areas in need of additional bike racks and the feasibility of installing long term "bike sheds" or "bike lockers" for storage of commuter bikes near metro stations. 
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  June 14, 2010; Policy Order O-1
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate department heads and report back to the University Relations Committee the feasibililty of the city creating a "Welcoming Packet" for new students, distributed by the universities with information on public services, Cambridge history and culture, and a calendar of civic events. 
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  June 14, 2010; Policy Order O-2
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate department heads on the feasibility of instituting a five cent per disposable bag fee, collected by the city that would in turn be put aside into a fund which purpose is to buy canvas bags wholesale and distribute them to Cambridge residents.
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  June 14, 2010; Policy Order O-3
Opposition to the amendment that was passed to the budget bill regarding immigrants.
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  June 7, 2010; Policy Order O-5
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate department heads and report back to the Cambridge City Council with the status of the Cambridge bike sharing program and with a timeline of implementation.  
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  June 7, 2010; Policy Order O-6
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the Community Development Department and Boston Properties to report back to the Ordinance Committee of the City Council on June 9th, 2010, on whether the ground floor retail proposed by Boston Properties would be of the size and nature suitable for a grocery store, convenience store, or small foodstuffs boutique. 
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  June 7, 2010; Policy Order O-13
That the City Manager is requested to report back to the City Council on the feasibility of extending the Hybrid Cab program to include funding for the "hybridization" of cabs, as well as continuing to provide assistance to those taxi drivers who want to purchase new hybrid vehicles.  
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  May 10, 2010; Policy Order O-5
That the City Manager is requested to confer with appropriate City staff and report back to the City Council with procedures and standards around hearings, including the process for appeals, standard policies for taking minutes or recording the meeting, resident notification policies before and after meetings, and norms by which meetings shall be held.
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  May 10, 2010; Policy Order O-6
That the City Manager is hereby requested to confer with the appropriate department heads and commissions and report back to the City Council with legislation that the City Council can vote on that includes a  proposed ordinance change to allow residents to purchase permits to barbeque on public land.
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  May 10, 2010; Policy Order O-7
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate department heads and commission heads to develop a standard set of resources, facility privileges, tools, and barebones operating budget the unfunded commissions may use in their work of enacting Council policy. 
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  May 10, 2010; Policy Order O-8
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the Information Technology Department on the options available to implement a barcode system on dedication signs which would access the location's history by pointing a smartphone camera and report back to the Government Operations Committee.
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  May 10, 2010; Policy Order O-9
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate department heads on how the city can broaden awareness of the importance of filling out the census.
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  May 10, 2010; Policy Order O-10
That the City Manager is requested to direct the Information Technology Department to offer the ability to switch between serif and sans-serif fonts on the city of Cambridge's website. 
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  May 3, 2010; Policy Order O-2
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate department heads on the feasibility of offering closed captioning for streaming video on the City's website. 
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  May 3, 2010; Policy Order O-4
That the Cambridge City Council go on record supporting S 1658 regarding post-conviction DNA testing.
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  May 3, 2010; Policy Order O-5
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate department heads on the feasibility of updating the City of Cambridge's website with automatic translation software.  
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  May 3, 2010; Policy Order O-6
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the Chair of the License Commission to once again look into the feasibility of requiring all licensed establishments to be responsible for cleaning the sidewalks in front of their businesses or risk being fined and report back to the City Council with an enforcement plan.  
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  April 26, 2010; Policy Order O-2
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the Cambridge Police Department to measure the scope and magnitude of the red light violation problem at the 77 Massachusetts Ave crosswalk and appropriateness and feasibility of a raised sidewalk.
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  April 26, 2010; Policy Order O-3
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate department heads on the feasibility of updating our website to be more ADA accessible. 
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  April 26, 2010; Policy Order O-4
That The Cambridge City Council go on record supporting the Massachusetts Bottle Bill (H3515/S1480).
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  April 26, 2010; Policy Order O-5
That the City Manager is requested to investigate the City of Cambridge's current cell phone tower zoning policy as it relates to better cell phone reception and report back to the City Council on potential amendments to the ordinance.
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  April 26, 2010; Policy Order O-6
That the City Manager is request to report back to the City Council on the feasibility of partnering with local institutions to conduct an annual HIV and Hepatitis Testing Day in the spirit of the free testing and counseling day offered in 2005.  
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  April 26, 2010; Policy Order O-7
That the City Manager is requested to coordinate with the IT Department to post information on the MassSAVE program on the Cambridge website. 
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  April 26, 2010; Policy Order O-8
That the City Manager is requested to inquire of the local electric utility on the feasibility of instituting a similar program in Cambridge and report back to the City Council for the matter to be taken up by the Cable TV, Telecommunications & Public Utilities Committee.  
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  April 26, 2010; Policy Order O-9
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate departments to work towards providing free Wi-Fi in one or two of our city's parks on a trial basis, promoting its availability, and monitoring the impact on park usage as a result. 
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  April 26, 2010; Policy Order O-10
That the Cambridge City Council declare April 28, 2010 "Cambridge Workers' Memorial Day" and support legislation in the House of Representatives that is awaiting a vote in the Education and Labor Subcommittee on Work Force Protections.  
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  April 26, 2010; Policy Order O-13
That the City Manager is requested to confer with appropriate city departments and community organizations and report back to the City Council with an impact assessment and enabling language for an ordinance amendment requiring that all new street-level parking lots make use of such a semi-permeable paving alternative. 
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  April 12, 2010; Policy Order O-1
That the City Manager is requested to make City staff available to the Economic Development Committee to look at current real and personal property taxation issues which affect entrepreneurial businesses within the city.
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  April 12, 2010; Policy Order O-6
Declare the week of May 16-22 "Hepatitis B Awareness Week."
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  April 12, 2010; Policy Order O-7
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate department heads on requisitioning a study on the feasibility of a wind turbine at Danehy Park and the wind harvesting potential of the site.
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  April 12, 2010; Policy Order O-8
City Council support of Massachusetts State House Bill 4526 which would help property owners finance investments for energy efficiency and renewable energy investment.  
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  April 5, 2010; Policy Order O-1
That the City Manager is requested to confer with appropriate City departments and report back on the current status of the digital divide in Cambridge.
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  April 5, 2010; Policy Order O-19
That the City Manager is requested to confer with appropriate departments and community agencies and report back to the City Council detailing the processes and procedures by which the City plans for, selects, and enacts its affordable housing commitment.
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  March 22, 2010; Policy Order O-2
That the City Manager is requested to take the necesary steps to prepare Cambridge to participate in Earth Hour again this year.
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  March 22, 2010; Policy Order O-18
That the City Manager is requested to direct the City Solicitor to report back to the City Council with options for amending the city ordinance to allow for the Manager to permit civic organizations to use public space after hours.
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  March 8, 2010; Policy Order O-3
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the Police Commissioner, Traffic, Parking and Transportation Department, and other appropriate personnel to aggressively monitor, report on and ticket MBTA buses running red lights, endangering pedestrians and cyclists, or otherwise disobeying the rules of the road.
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  March 1, 2010; Policy Order O-3
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the Chief Information Officer of Information Technology to to evaluate available options and report back to the City Council with the results of that evaluation and a timeframe for transitioning to a modern web video platform.
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  February 22, 2010; Policy Order O-1
That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to prepare a response to Google's RFI which would nominate the City of Cambridge to be a candidate for Google's plan for the installation of a fiber optic network.   
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  February 22, 2010; Policy Order O-2
That the City Manager is requested to report back on implementing a CitiStat type system for tracking police and criminal activity in Cambridge. 
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  February 1, 2010; Policy Order O-6
That the City Council utilize a runoff election procedure in its elction of the mayor for the 2010 mayoral election.
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  February 1, 2010; Policy Order O-7
That the Acting Chair of the City Council shall appoint the members and chairs of 2008-2009 City Council Committees as acting chairs  and committee members of the same 2010-2011 committees, effective immediately.
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  January 25, 2010; Policy Order O-2
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the Assistant City Manager for Human Services, the Assistant City Manager for Community Development and the Superintendent of Schools to report back to this City Council on what can be done to assist the Kesher After School Program, which is now located in the St. James Church property and will be displaced by the development currently scheduled to begin on June 1, 2010.
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