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City Council Office
 Policy Order Resolution
  O-5
  IN CITY COUNCIL
  December 17, 2012
MAYOR DAVIS
COUNCILLOR CHEUNG
COUNCILLOR VANBEUZEKOM
COUNCILLOR DECKER
COUNCILLOR KELLEY
COUNCILLOR MAHER
COUNCILLOR REEVES
VICE MAYOR SIMMONS
COUNCILLOR TOOMEY

WHEREAS: The City of Cambridge, MIT and Harvard University have had a history of success working together to advance sustainability in Cambridge; and
    
WHEREAS: The three organizations are now leading by example in pursuing projects in energy efficiency, renewable energy, waste management and promoting non-auto transportation amongst other efforts; and
      
WHEREAS: By joining forces the three organizations can accomplish more than by working independently; and
    

WHEREAS:

By formalizing an agreement to collaborate, the three organizations will be more effective in engaging additional community partners in these efforts; now therefore be it 

 

ORDERED:

That the City Manager and the Mayor work with Harvard and MIT to draft a declaration of intent to create a Cambridge Compact for a Sustainable Future with a goal of signing such a Declaration on Earth Day 2013. 
    

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