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TRANSPORTATION & PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMITTEE

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE CITY COUNCIL

AGENDA JUNE 18, 2018 Regular Meeting Sullivan Chamber 5:30 PM Cambridge City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139 HEARING SCHEDULE Monday, June 18, 2018 4:30 PM 2018 Volunteer Awards Ceremony (Sullivan Chambers) Monday, June 18, 2018 5:30 PM Regular City Council Meeting (Sullivan Chamber) Tuesday, June 19, 2018 3:00 PM Public Safety Committee will conduct a public hearing
Tagged Passions:hearing, public safety, and volunteer

to review the whole licensing and permitting process

and to discuss ways to make it more efficient. (Ackerman Room) Wednesday, June 20, 2018 2:00 PM The Transportation and Public Utilities Committee will conduct a public hearing to receive a follow-up on a response received from the City Manager on May 14,
Tagged Passions:Utility, utility, transportation, hearing, administrator, and manager

2018 regarding electric vehicles and the originating

Policy Order 6 adopted January 29, 2018 MEETING CANCELED (Ackerman Room) Wednesday, June 20, 2018 4:00 PM The Economic Development University Relations

Tagged Passions:university, policy, development, Electric Vehicles, economic development, electric, and Development

Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss the

potential for a City-based Cannabis Social Equity Program, focusing on ways to reduce barriers to entry in the commercial Cannabis industry, particularly for women and minority-owned businesses; review best equity practices from other states; and promote
Tagged Passions:hearing, commercial, program, and business

sustainable, socially and economically reparative

No additional detail provided

practices in the commercial Cannabis industry in

Cambridge. (Sullivan Chamber) Monday, June 25, 2018 5:30 PM Regular City Council Meeting (Sullivan Chamber) Tuesday, June 26, 2018 3:30 PM The Public Safety Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss the City's Cyber Security Policy (Ackerman Room) CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 18, 2018 Wednesday, June 27, 2018 5:30 PM The Ordinance Committee will conduct a public hearing
Tagged Passions:hearing, commercial, public safety, policy, ordinance, and security

to discuss the Zoning petition received from Douglas

Tagged Passions:zoning

Brown et al to amend the zoning in Section 20.70 Flood

Overlay district and the creation of a new Section 22.80 - Green Factor This Hearing is to be televised. (Sullivan Chamber)

Tagged Passions:flooding, hearing, and zoning

Tuesday July 24, 2018 1:00 PM The Transportation and Public Utilities Committee will

conduct a public hearing to receive a follow-up on a response received from the City Manager on May 14,

Tagged Passions:Utility, utility, transportation, hearing, administrator, and manager

2018 regarding electric vehicles and the originating

Policy Order 6 adopted January 29, 2018 (Sullivan Chamber) Monday, July 30, 2018 5:30 PM Special City Council Meeting (Sullivan Chamber) Monday, September 17, 2018 5:.30 PM Regular City Council Meeting (Sullivan Chamber) Monday, September 24, 2018 5:30 PM Regular City Council Meeting (Sullivan Chamber) Monday, October 1, 2018 5:30 PM Regular City Council Meeting (Sullivan Chamber) Monday, October 15, 2018 5:30 PM Regular City Council Meeting (Sullivan Chamber) Monday, October 22, 2018 5:30 PM Regular City Council Meeting (Sullivan Chamber) Monday, October 29, 2018 5:30 PM Regular City Council Meeting (Sullivan Chamber) Monday, November 5, 2018 5:30 PM Regular City Council Meeting (Sullivan Chamber) Monday, November 19, 2018 5:30 PM Regular City Council Meeting (Sullivan Chamber) Monday, November 26, 2018 5:30 PM Regular City Council Meeting (Sullivan Chamber) CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 18, 2018

Tagged Passions:policy, Electric Vehicles, and electric

Monday, December 3, 2018 5:30 PM Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)

Monday, December 10, 2018 5:30 PM Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)

Monday, December 17, 2018 5:30 PM Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber)

Monday, December 31, 2018 5:30 PM Regular City Council Meeting

(Sullivan Chamber) CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 18, 2018

I.
CITY MANAGER'S AGENDA

1. Transmitting Communication from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to the transfer of

Tagged Passions:administrator and manager

3,800 from the General Fund Reserve Other Ordinary Maintenance account to the General Fund

Veterans Services Other Ordinary Maintenance account to cover additional costs associated with the 2018 Memorial Day ceremony.

CMA 2018 131 2. Transmitting Communication from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to the transfer of

Tagged Passions:administrator, veterans, manager, and services

18,000 from the General Fund Employee Benefits Salary and Wages account (Insurance) to the

Tagged Passions:insurance

General Fund Veterans Services Travel and Training account (Judgments and Damages) to cover additional veterans benefits and medical costs. CMA 2018 132

Tagged Passions:veterans, services, travel, and training

3.
A communication transmitted from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to Awaiting Report

Item Number 18-52, regarding a report on enforcement the speed limit on Windsor Street. CMA 2018 133 4. Transmitting Communication from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to the appropriation of

Tagged Passions:administrator, streets, manager, and funding

the FY18 STEP Grant for 12,861.08 received from the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security

Highway Safety Division to the Grant Fund Police Department Salary and Wages account ( 12,861.08) which will be used to supplement sustained, high visibility, year-round traffic enforcement. CMA 2018 134 5. Transmitting Communication from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to the transfer of funds in the amount of 50,000.00 in the General Fund from the Electrical Department Other Ordinance Maintenance Account to the Electrical Department Travel and Training account (Judgement and Damages) to cover cost associated with an employee settlement agreement. CMA 2018 135 6. Transmitting Communication from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to the appropriation of 50,000 from Free Cash to the Public Investment Fund Public Works Extraordinary Expenditures account for expenses associated with the introduction of commercial recycling expected in FY19. CMA 2018 136 7. Transmitting Communication from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to the appropriation of a 1,000 donation to the Grant Fund Public Works Department Other Ordinary Maintenance account to be used for costs associated with the Carl Baron Award ceremonies held quarterly at DPW. CMA 2018 137 8. Transmitting Communication from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to the appropriation of a grant from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) through the HOME Program for 665,070 to the Public Investment Fund Community Development Extraordinary Expenditures account for 630,070, and to the Grant Fund Community Development Salary Wages Account for 35,000 for program administration and will be used for activities that may include acquisition, moderate rehabilitation, substantial rehabilitation and new construction of housing units for low- and moderate- income families and individuals; and for the administration of the HOME program CMA 2018 138 CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 18, 2018
Tagged Passions:public works, Public Works, investment, administrator, recycling, public safety, manager, ordinance, Donation, development, travel, training, security, community development, program, construction, grant, funding, traffic, housing, Development, donation, and settlement

9.
A communication transmitted from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to Awaiting Report

Item Number 17-110, regarding a report on the status of the implementation of the EnerGov permitting software. CMA 2018 139

Tagged Passions:administrator, manager, information technology, and Information Technology

10.
A communication transmitted from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to the appointment of

the following person as a member of the Women's Commission for a term of 3-year term effective June 18, 2018: Srin Chakravorty CMA 2018 140 11. Transmitting Communication from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to the appropriation of

Tagged Passions:boards and commissions, administrator, manager, appointments, and funding

103,517.00 to the Grant Fund Human Service Programs Salary and Wages account ( 3,848.00), and to

the Other Ordinary Maintenance account ( 99,669.00) from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) under the HEARTH Act of 2009 which will be used to provide rental assistance and supportive services for 5 chronically homeless men who reside at the YMCA. CMA 2018 141 12. Transmitting Communication from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to the appropriation of the Summer Food Program grant funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture through the
Tagged Passions:administrator, manager, services, development, rental, agriculture, program, homeless, grant, funding, housing, and Development

Massachusetts Department of Education for 249,513.00 to the Grant Fund Human Service Programs

Salary and Wages ( 20,000.00) and to the Other Ordinary Maintenance account ( 229,513.00) which will be used to provide nutritious meals to Cambridge youth at 21 sites throughout the City during the summer months when schools are closed. CMA 2018 142 13. Transmitting Communication from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to the appropriation of

Tagged Passions:administrator, manager, education, youth, sites, program, grant, and funding

donations to the M.L. King Preschool in the amount of 979.75 to Grant Fund Human Service Programs

Tagged Passions:Donation, preschool, program, grant, and donation

Other Ordinary Maintenance account which will be utilized to support classroom activities and

purchases for the M.L. King Preschool.

CMA 2018 143 14. Transmitting Communication from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to the transfer of funds of the DHCD Fuel Assistance Grant in the amount of 7,000.00 from the Grant Fund Human Service Programs Other Ordinary Maintenance account in the amount of ( 4,500.00) to the Grant Fund Human Service Programs Salary and Wage account and ( 2,500.00) to the Grant Fund Human Service
Tagged Passions:administrator, manager, purchasing, preschool, program, grant, and funding

Programs Travel and Training account which will be used to facilitate staff attendance at the annual

LIHEAP state training and pay for a portion of staff costs for the Fuel Assistance Program. CMA 2018 144 15. Transmitting Communication from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to the appropriation of the Cambridge Food Pantry grant received from the Cambridge Health Alliance for 15,000.00 to the

Tagged Passions:health, administrator, manager, travel, training, program, grant, and funding

Grant Fund Human Services Other Ordinary Maintenance account which will be used to support the

Cambridge Food Pantry Network. CMA 2018 145 CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 18, 2018 16. Transmitting Communication from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to the appropriation of the Shannon Grant received from the Metropolitan Mayors Coalition/Shannon Community Safety
Tagged Passions:administrator, manager, services, grant, and funding

Initiative through the Executive Office of Public Safety for 10,860.80 to the Grant Fund Human

Service Programs Salary and Wages account ( 10,360.80) and to the Other Ordinary Maintenance account ( 500.00) which will be used to support the design and implementation of the City Peace program, a violence prevention peer leadership internship for teens through the Youth Centers. CMA 2018 146 17. Transmitting Communication from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to the appropriation of
Tagged Passions:administrator, public safety, manager, youth, program, grant, and funding

8,615.00 for the Center for Families program funded by the Cambridge Public Health Commission,

Agenda for Children Literacy Initiative to the Department of Human Service Programs Other Ordinary Maintenance account which will be used by the Center for Families to provide Community Playgroups, Drop-In Playgroups, Provider Groups and support of Family Fun Day. CMA 2018 147 18. Transmitting Communication from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to the appropriation of a donation from MASSCAP, Inc. to the Fuel Assistance Program in the amount of 375.00 to Grant Fund Human Service Programs Other Ordinary Maintenance account which will be utilized utilized to
Tagged Passions:boards and commissions, health, administrator, manager, Donation, program, grant, funding, donation, and literacy

provide an oil delivery for a fuel assistance client in need.

CMA 2018 148 19. Transmitting Communication from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to the appropriation of
Tagged Passions:administrator, manager, Fossil Fuels - Oil, and funding

funds for the College Success Program (CSI) from the Cambridge Community Foundation for

Tagged Passions:university, program, and funding

15,000.00 to the Grant Fund Human Service Department Programs Salary and Wages account which

will be used to support part of the salary costs associated with a college success coach who will provide individualized college coaching for students attending UMass Boston and for graduates of the Community Learning Center s Bridge to College program and YouthBuild s program who attend Bunker Hill Community College. CMA 2018 149 20. Transmitting Communication from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to the appropriation of user reimbursements received from Cambridge Homeless Service Provider Agencies to support the
Tagged Passions:university, administrator, manager, students, program, homeless, grant, and funding

Cambridge Homeless Management Information System in the amount of 1,485.00 to the Grant Fund

Tagged Passions:homeless and grant

Human Service Programs Other Ordinary Maintenance account ( 1,485.00) which will be used to

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:program

support associated program costs of the Cambridge Homeless Management Information System.

CMA 2018 150 21. Transmitting Communication from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to the appropriation of Cambridge Individuals with Special Needs donations for 22,021.00 to the Grant Fund Human Service
Tagged Passions:administrator, manager, Donation, program, homeless, grant, funding, and donation

Programs Department Other Ordinary Maintenance account which will be used to support Cambridge

athletes participating in Special Olympics. CMA 2018 151 CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 18, 2018 22. Transmitting Communication from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to the appropriation of various donations to the Council on Aging in the amount of 30,398.48 to the Grant Fund Human Service Programs Salary and Wages account ( 10,000.00) and to the Other Ordinary Maintenance account ( 20,398.48) which will be used to support a variety of services for Cambridge Seniors,

Tagged Passions:administrator, manager, services, Donation, program, grant, funding, donation, and seniors

including food and entertainment for senior parties, the purchase of fans for low-income seniors,

Tagged Passions:purchasing, poverty, and seniors

provision of minor home adaptation equipment, support for the food pantry, and transportation for

special senior center events and trips. CMA 2018 152 23. Transmitting Communication from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to the appropriation of the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) from the Office of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in the amount of 220,976.00 to the Grant Fund Human Services Salary and Wages account ( 16,573.00) and to the Grant Fund Human Services Other Ordinary Maintenance account ( 204,403.00) which will be used for shelter operating costs, providing essential services to homeless persons outside of the shelter setting, rapid re-housing and homelessness prevention case management, and financial assistance needed to gain or retain permanent housing. CMA 2018 153
Tagged Passions:transportation, administrator, manager, services, development, equipment, homeless, grant, emergency, funding, events, housing, Development, and finance

24.
A communication transmitted from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to Awaiting Report

Item Number 18-39, regarding a report on the DeGuglielmo plaque in Harvard Square. CMA 2018 154

Tagged Passions:administrator and manager

25.
A communication transmitted from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to new appointments

of the following persons as a members of the Climate Protection Action Committee for a term of three years, effective June 18, 2018: Fred Hewett, Rachel Jacobson, Trisha Montalbo, Steven Nutter, Jerrad Pierce, Michael Sojka, Nathalie Wallace, Susan Weber Julie Wormser CMA 2018 155

Tagged Passions:administrator, manager, appointments, body art, and environment

26.
A communication transmitted from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to Awaiting Report

Item Number 18-43, regarding a report on the necessary improvements to the Harvard Square Station

Tagged Passions:administrator and manager

tunnels while they are being renovated.

CMA 2018 156 27. Transmitting Communication from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to the transfer of
Tagged Passions:administrator and manager

425,000 from the School Department General Fund, Other Ordinary Maintenance account to the Public

Investment Fund, Extraordinary Expenditures account which will be used to update wireless infrastructure in school buildings ( 125,000) and to support school facilities repair and maintenance
Tagged Passions:investment, education, wireless, and Wireless

projects ( 300,000).

CMA 2018 157 CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 18, 2018

II.
APPLICATIONS AND PETITIONS

No additional detail provided

1.
An application was received from Paul Tremblay, requesting permission for the enlargement of a curb

No additional detail provided

cut at the premises numbered 65 Clay Street; said petition has received approval from Inspectional

Services, Traffic, Parking and Transportation, Historical Commission and Public Works. No response
Tagged Passions:public works, Public Works, boards and commissions, transportation, streets, services, historical, traffic, and parking

has been received from the neighborhood association.

APP 2018 319 CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 18, 2018

Tagged Passions:neighborhood

III.
COMMUNICATIONS

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:Communications and communications

1.
A communication was received from Robert J. La Tremouille, regarding I90 rebuild.

No additional detail provided

2.
A communication was received from Robert J. La Tremouille, regarding Vellucci Park.

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:parks

3.
A communication was received from Peter Valentine, regarding the name of Bishop Allen Drive.

4. Sundry communications received in support of the I-90 Improvement Project

Tagged Passions:Communications and communications

5.
A communication was received from Manfred Elfstrom, 11 Peabody Terrace, regarding the chickens at

Fulmore Park.

Tagged Passions:parks and chickens

6.
A communication was received from Amy Mertl, 29 Everett Street, regarding support for urban tree

canopy.

Tagged Passions:streets

7.
Sundry communications received regarding the redesign of Inman Square.

CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 18, 2018

Tagged Passions:Communications and communications

IV.
RESOLUTIONS

No additional detail provided

1.
Congratulations to The Friends of the Cambridge Public Library and all volunteers and partnering

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:volunteer and library

organizations for successfully hosting the 2018 Secret Gardens of Cambridge Tour.

Vice Mayor Devereux RES 2018 196

2.
Congratulations to Pat Sekler for being awarded the Garden Club of America s Commendation Award and thanking her for her service to Cambridge.

Vice Mayor Devereux RES 2018 197

3.
Congratulations to MIT and the Community Art Center on the unveiling of their Unity Mural on June

19, 2018. RES 2018 198

Tagged Passions:arts

4.
Congratulations to Pat O'Neill for her well-deserved recognition as the 2018 Beverly Benner Cassara

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:recognition

Senior Volunteer Awardee by the Office of the Mayor and the Cambridge Volunteer Clearinghouse.

Mayor McGovern RES 2018 199

Tagged Passions:volunteer

5.
Congratulations to Sachi Rodes for her well-deserved recognition as the 2018 Legacy of Kindness

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:recognition

Awardee by the Office of the Mayor and the Cambridge Volunteer Clearinghouse.

Mayor McGovern RES 2018 200
Tagged Passions:volunteer

6.
Congratulations to Lia Sokol for her well-deserved recognition as the 2018 City of Cambridge Next

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:recognition

Generation Volunteer Awardee by the Office of the Mayor and the Cambridge Volunteer

Clearinghouse. Mayor McGovern RES 2018 201

Tagged Passions:volunteer

7.
Congratulations to Doreen Lopes-Smith for her well-deserved recognition as the recipient of the 2018

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:recognition

Mayor s Outstanding Service Award for a Corporate Volunteer. Mayor McGovern

RES 2018 202

Tagged Passions:volunteer

8.
Congratulations to Peter Munckenbeck for his well-deserved recognition as the recipient of the 2018

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:recognition

Mayor s Lifetime Achievement Award for Volunteer Service. Mayor McGovern

RES 2018 203 9. Recognition of the City Council on the life of Lynn Hinerman, recipient of the 2018 Lasting Impact Volunteer Award, a new annual award that is being launched in her honor. Mayor McGovern RES 2018 204 CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 18, 2018

Tagged Passions:recognition and volunteer

10.
That the City Council go on record recognizing the publication of Barracoon: The Story of the Last

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:council and recognition

Black Cargo and supporting the continued attempts to better understand this country s complex and sometimes troubling history.

RES 2018 205 11. Resolution on the death of Victoria Jane Lewis. Mayor McGovern, Councillor Toomey RES 2018 206 12. Resolution on the death of Nancy Camelio. RES 2018 207 13. Resolution on the death of Henry J. Hank Rosenberger. RES 2018 208 14. Resolution on the death of Philip Markell. RES 2018 209

Tagged Passions:history

15.
That the City Council go on record thanking the organizers and youth participants of Jetpac's

Ramadan Knockathon Day of Action for their commitment to civic engagement. Councillor Siddiqui, Councillor Zondervan RES 2018 210

Tagged Passions:council and youth

16.
Retirement of Gary Agnello from the Department of Public Works.

Mayor McGovern RES 2018 211

Tagged Passions:public works, Public Works, retirement, and seniors

17.
Retirement of Virginia Kelley from the Election Commission.

Mayor McGovern RES 2018 212 CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 18, 2018

Tagged Passions:boards and commissions, retirement, voting, election, and seniors

V.
POLICY ORDER AND RESOLUTION LIST

Tagged Passions:policy

1.
That the City Manager is requested to work with the Department of Public Works and the Community

Development Department on acquiring Big Belly Solar trash cans to replace the current open top trash

Tagged Passions:public works, Public Works, administrator, manager, development, and Development

receptacles, with an emphasis on the business districts.

Mayor McGovern, Councillor Mallon, Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Carlone POR 2018 153

Tagged Passions:business

2.
That the City Manager is requested to work with the Fire Department and Department of Public Works

to conduct a comprehensive facilities survey of all firehouses to identify immediate and long-term

Tagged Passions:public works, Public Works, administrator, manager, and fire departments and districts

improvements, including adequate accommodations for all genders.

Mayor McGovern, Councillor Mallon, Councillor Toomey POR 2018 154
Tagged Passions:gender

3.
That the City Manager is requested to work with the Information Technology Department and all other

appropriate City departments and Commissions to develop an interactive map, website, or similar technology to assist the public in finding public restrooms in the City of Cambridge. Vice Mayor Devereux, Mayor McGovern POR 2018 155

Tagged Passions:boards and commissions, administrator, manager, Technology, information technology, technology, and Information Technology

4.
That the City Manager is requested to direct the Police Commissioner to establish an aggressive new

strategy to reduce the violence in the Port and Wellington-Harrington neighborhoods. Councillor Simmons, Mayor McGovern, Councillor Mallon POR 2018 156

Tagged Passions:strategic, administrator, public safety, manager, and neighborhood

5.
That the City Manager is requested to work with the Mayor s Summer Youth Program officials and other appropriate City departments to organize a Town Hall Meeting for Cambridge youth.

Councillor Simmons, Councillor Mallon, Mayor McGovern POR 2018 157

Tagged Passions:administrator, manager, youth, and program

6.
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the Director of Traffic, Parking and Transportation

and any other appropriate City departments to consider implementation of traffic-calming solutions at the intersection of Berkshire Street and Bristol Street. POR 2018 158

Tagged Passions:transportation, administrator, streets, manager, traffic, and parking

7.
That the City Manager is requested to work with the appropriate City departments and City personnel to

establish a Young Adult Civic Unity Committee to be modeled after the Citizen Civic Unity Committee and to recruit applicants from all across the community and across all socio-economic backgrounds. POR 2018 159

Tagged Passions:personnel, administrator, and manager

8.
The City Council go on record endorsing and supporting this collaborative commitment to Family

Engagement developed by the Family Engagement and Partnership subcommittee of the Birth-3rd Grade Partnership, which will be used as the foundation for family engagement across the City. Mayor McGovern, Councillor Siddiqui, Councillor Mallon POR 2018 160 CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 18, 2018

9.
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the appropriate City departments to televise and

record the Transportation Public Utilities Committee Hearing scheduled for Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at

Tagged Passions:Utility, utility, transportation, hearing, administrator, and manager

1:00 pm.

Vice Mayor Devereux POR 2018 161

10.
That the City Manager is requested to confer with the Department of Human Services to allocate

additional funds in the FY20 Budget for legal aid contracts so that more legal assistance is available to residents facing displacement and other housing-related emergencies. Councillor Siddiqui, Councillor Simmons, Councillor Carlone, Mayor McGovern POR 2018 162

Tagged Passions:contract, budget, administrator, legal, manager, services, funding, and housing

11.
That the City Manager is requested to consult with the City Solicitor, the Director of the Traffic,

Parking, and Transportation Department, and the Chair of the License Commission and any other relevant City department to determine the permitting and legality issues of Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing in the City of Cambridge. Councillor Kelley, Councillor Zondervan POR 2018 163

Tagged Passions:boards and commissions, transportation, administrator, license, manager, Solicitor, traffic, and parking

12.
That the City Manager is requested to identify additional opportunities to plant trees in public spaces

throughout the city, particularly in underserved areas of the city, and present a timeline in which this will happen including any necessary fiscal appropriations, as a part of the broader effort to rebuild our declining tree canopy. Councillor Zondervan, Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Siddiqui, Councillor Simmons POR 2018 164

Tagged Passions:plant, trees, administrator, manager, and funding

13.
That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to notify the City Council whenever a city owned

public tree (not considered a street tree under 87.3) must be removed for reason other than disease or threat to public safety, and that a public hearing be scheduled prior to its removal. Councillor Zondervan, Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Kelley POR 2018 165

Tagged Passions:council, hearing, administrator, streets, public safety, and manager

14.
That the proposed amendment to Chapter 8.66 entitled Tree Protection be amended in section 8.66.40

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:trees and housing

entitled Applicability and also by adding a new section 8.66.050 entitled Procedure for Other

Projects be referred to the Ordinance Committee for a hearing to review and consider the attached proposed amendments. Councillor Zondervan, Councillor Carlone, Councillor Kelley POR 2018 166 CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 18, 2018

Tagged Passions:hearing, ordinance, housing, and procedure

VI.
COMMITTEE REPORTS

No additional detail provided

1.
A communication was received from Donna P. Lopez, City Clerk, transmitting a report from Vice

No additional detail provided

Mayor Jan Devereux, Chair of the Transportation Public Utilities Committee, for a public hearing

Tagged Passions:Utility, utility, transportation, and hearing

held on June 5, 2018 to discuss car sharing.

CRT 2018 18

No additional detail provided

2.
A communication was received from Paula Crane, Deputy City Clerk, transmitting a report from

No additional detail provided

Councillor Quinton Zondervan, Chair of the Neighborhood and Long Term Planning, Public

Tagged Passions:neighborhood and planning

Facilities, Arts and Celebration Committee, for a public hearing held on May 15, 2018 to discuss the

proposed Cambridge policy relating to the sale of adult-use cannabis

Tagged Passions:arts, hearing, policy, and sale

CRT 2018 19

No additional detail provided

3.
A communication was received from Donna P. Lopez, City Clerk, transmitting a report from

No additional detail provided

Councillor Craig Kelley, Chair of the Public Safety Committee, for a public hearing held on June 6,

2018 to discuss the role and duties of the Police Officer assigned to City Hall.
Tagged Passions:hearing and public safety

CRT 2018 20

CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 18, 2018

VII.
COMMUNICATIONS AND REPORTS FROM OTHER CITY

OFFICERS

Tagged Passions:Communications and communications

1.
A communication was received from City Clerk Donna P. Lopez, transmitting a communication from

No additional detail provided

Councillor Kelley, transmitting memorandum regarding Gun Violence in Cambridge.

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:Gun Control and gun control

COF 2018 26

No additional detail provided

2.
A communication was received from City Clerk Donna P. Lopez, transmitting a communication from

No additional detail provided

Councillor Zondervan, transmitting memorandum regarding recommendations for the Urban Forest

Master Plan Task Force.

COF 2018 27

CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 18, 2018 LATE RESOLUTIONS TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE CITY COUNCIL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 18, 2018 LATE AGENDA ITEMS REQUIRING SUSPENSION OF THE RULES PER RULE 36A CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 18, 2018 APPENDED INFORMATION

AWAITING REPORT LIST

16-26. Report on the possibility of the City Council implementing a zoning change, on the
Tagged Passions:council and zoning

permitting of all new restaurants where a wood-fired oven is used as a significant

Tagged Passions:restaurants

method of food preparation. On a communication from Councillor Kelley requesting

that this matter be forwarded to the 2018-2019 Legislative Session. Councillor Carlone, Councillor Devereux, Councillor Kelley (O-5) from 4/4/2016

16-42. Report on plans for the former Riverside Community Health Center on Western

Avenue, including transfer of ownership of the building to the City and the process for determining future usage. On a communication from Councillor Kelley requesting that this matter be forwarded to the 2018-2019 Legislative Session.
Tagged Passions:health

Vice Mayor McGovern (O-1) from 5/2/2016

No additional detail provided

16-83. Report on drafting possible legislation and other recommendations for interim actions

to identify and address the public health impacts of any commercial wood-fired

ovens. On a communication from Councillor Kelley requesting that this matter be

Tagged Passions:health and commercial

forwarded to the 2018-2019 Legislative Session.

Mayor Simmons (Calendar Item 4) from 10/31/2016

16-101. Report on the potential of building below market rental housing on City-owned parking lots along Bishop Allen Drive. On a communication from Councillor
Tagged Passions:rental, market, housing, and parking

McGovern requesting that this matter be forwarded to the 2018-2019 Legislative

Session. Vice Mayor McGovern, Mayor Simmons (O-4) from 12/12/2016 16-108. Report on whether people displaced and qualify for Emergency Status who are using Section 8 in other cities or towns can retain their resident preference for the purpose of Inclusionary Housing. On a communication from Councillor Kelley requesting that this matter be forwarded to the 2018-2019 Legislative Session. Mayor Simmons, Councillor Toomey (O-4) from 12/19/2016 CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 18, 2018 17-22. Report on the potential growth of next-generation wireless technology in the City, to include: the expected footprint of citywide coverage from just one company and what

Tagged Passions:wireless, Technology, Wireless, technology, growth, emergency, and housing

market competition might produce; the integration of public and private infrastructure

No additional detail provided

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to support the network; what local standards the City might hope to maintain relative

to aesthetics and safety; and how this new technology fits into our Broadband access

plans. On a communication from Councillor Kelley requesting that this matter be

Tagged Passions:Internet Access, Technology, and technology

forwarded to the 2018-2019 Legislative Session.

Councillor Cheung, Councillor Devereux, Councillor Kelley (O-14) from 2/27/2017

17-33. Report on bringing Massachusetts closer to 100 renewable energy by 2035, and

Tagged Passions:energy

ensure that the benefits of renewable energy are realized by Massachusetts residents

from all walks of life and supporting a goal of using 100 clean and renewable energy in Cambridge, including in building energy use and transportation, by 2035. On a communication from Councillor Devereux requesting that this matter be
Tagged Passions:transportation and energy

forwarded to the 2018-2019 Legislative Session.

Councillor Devereux, Vice Mayor McGovern (O-13) from 4/24/2017 17-60. Report on the feasibility of making the section of Kinnaird Street between River Street and Western Avenue into a one-way. REFERRED BACK TO THE CITY
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MANAGER TO ARRANGE COMMUNITY MEETING ON MOTION OF VICE

MAYOR MCGOVERN ON NOVEMBER 13, 2017 . On a communication from Councillor McGovern requesting that this matter be forwarded to the 2018-2019 Legislative Session. Vice Mayor McGovern, Mayor Simmons (O-4) from 8/7/2017
Tagged Passions:manager

17-87. Report on a schedule for resubmitting a revised draft of the Outdoor Lighting

Ordinance that incorporates clearer wording and/or more clearly explains each section in less technical jargon and is more coherent in its entirety, with the goal of seeing
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such an Ordinance adopted by the end of this City Council term. On a

communication from Councillor Kelley and Councillor Devereux requesting that this matter be forwarded to the 2018-2019 Legislative Session. Councillor Carlone, Councillor Devereux (O-8) from 9/18/2017 17-110. Report on the status of the implementation of the EnerGov software across various

Tagged Passions:council, ordinance, information technology, and Information Technology

City departments to streamline the permitting process. On a communication from

Councillor Devereux requesting that this matter be forwarded to the 2018-2019 Legislative Sessions. Councillor Cheung, Councillor Devereux, Councillor Mazen (O-5) from 10/16/2017

18-4. Report on exploring mechanisms for achieving greater levels of snow clearing by the

city and increase the public response during major snow events or heavy snow winters. Councillor Zondervan, Mayor McGovern, Vice Mayor Devereux (O-5) from 1/22/2018 CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 18, 2018
Tagged Passions:snow and events

18-6. Report on information regarding electronic device usage by City-elected officials.

Councillor Toomey (O-7) from 1/22/2018 18-7. Report on the possibility of changing the snow removal exemption to include two and three-family houses. Councillor Toomey (O-1) from 1/29/2018
Tagged Passions:snow

18-9. Report on necessary repairs to the Gold Star Mothers Park and all play and water

Tagged Passions:Utility, parks, utility, and water

feature, including drainage issues, with an eye towards mitigating the impacts of local

Tagged Passions:stormwater

construction and the development of a plan with the community for improving this

significant piece of open space. Councillor Mallon, Councillor Toomey (O-3) from 1/29/2018
Tagged Passions:development, construction, and Development

18-10. Report on creating a list of mitigated meeting and conference room private spaces

that are available to the public, what the exact eligibility of using these spaces is, and making the list available to the public. Councillor Toomey (O-5) from 1/29/2018 18-11. Report on the potential of utilizing trenchless technology, micro tunneling and/or pipe jacking to lessen the time and impact on the residents of Gore Street. Councillor Toomey, Councillor Kelley, Councillor Mallon (O-6) from 1/29/2018

Tagged Passions:streets, Technology, and technology

18-12. Report on maximizing the community benefits from and mitigating the impacts of the

Cambridge Crossing sewer construction. Councillor Zondervan, Councillor Siddiqui, Councillor Toomey (O-8) from 1/29/2018
Tagged Passions:Utility, utility, sewer, and construction

18-14. Report on whether the Community Development Department will apply for the

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:development, community development, and Development

Targeted Brownfields Assessment Grant regarding Jerry's Pond.

Councillor Kelley, Councillor Siddiqui, Councillor Zondervan, Vice Mayor Devereux (O-1) from 2/5/2018
Tagged Passions:environment and grant

18-15. Report on any other relevant City Department to gain a sense of who is purchasing

buildings in Cambridge. Councillor Simmons (O-3) from 2/5/2018 18-21. Report on the feasibility of initiating a formal transit study and action plan of the Alewife area in response to unanimous concerns of the Envision Alewife Working Group.
Tagged Passions:purchasing

Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Kelley, Councillor Carlone, Councillor

Siddiqui (O-7) from 2/26/2018 18-22. Report on the causes of the Cambridge Common drainage problems.

Tagged Passions:stormwater

Councillor Kelley, Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Zondervan (O-10) from

2/26/2018 CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 18, 2018

18-24. Report on what further improvements can be made to improve safety for all users of

the intersections of Walden Street with Concord Avenue, Garden Street and Sherman Street.
Tagged Passions:streets

Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Kelley, Councillor Carlone (O-14) from

2/26/2018

18-26. Report on providing easily accessible needle safety information, to include

emergency needle or syringe removal and disposal contacts, on the City s website. Councillor Carlone, Councillor Kelley (O-19) from 2/26/2018
Tagged Passions:emergency

18-27. Report on why there continues to be significant audio and video difficulties during

live internet broadcasts of City Council meetings.
Tagged Passions:council

Councillor Simmons (Calendar Item 1) from 3/5/2018

18-29. Report on the possibility of re-evaluating the fees associated with community block

parties, specifically entertainment fees for unpaid, local musicians.

Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Mallon, Councillor Siddiqui (O-1) from

3/5/2018 18-30. Report on the possibility of Cambridge joining this national suit against opioid manufacturers and distributors.

Tagged Passions:opioid abuse

Councillor Kelley, Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Siddiqui, Councillor

Mallon (O-3) from 3/5/2018 18-34. Report on what traffic calming measures or actions can be taken such as the

Tagged Passions:traffic

installation of speed bumps, installation of crosswalk flashing lights and increased

police enforcement of speed limits to discourage the speeding of vehicles along Museum Way. Councillor Toomey (O-4) from 3/19/2018
Tagged Passions:public safety

18-36. Report on a funding plan in place to develop and implement protective barriers for

Fresh Pond for the FY2018-19 budget. Councillor Kelley, Councillor Toomey, Vice Mayor Devereux (O-12) from 3/19/2018 18-37. Report on the possibility of accepting the City of Boston's invitation to join their intergenerational housing pilot program. Councillor Mallon, Councillor Siddiqui, Councillor Simmons, Councillor Toomey (O-1) from 3/26/2018
Tagged Passions:budget, program, funding, and housing

18-38. Report on inventory of all City-owned vacant buildings and lots and the City's plans

for them, if any. Councillor Mallon, Councillor Simmons, Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Siddiqui (O-2) from 3/26/2018 CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 18, 2018

18-39. Report on placing a commemorative plaque at eye-level at the plaza in Harvard

Square dedicated to former judge, Mayor, and City Manager Joseph DeGuglielmo so that it is more prominent to pedestrians. Councillor Simmons, Councillor Toomey (O-3) from 4/2/2018

Tagged Passions:administrator, legal, manager, Pedestrian, and judge

18-40. Report on notifying the owners of the former Harvard Square Theater to provide a

firm schedule for when they will submit their application to the Cambridge Historical

Commission and a projected timeline for the rest of the process. Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Carlone (O-8) from 4/2/2018
Tagged Passions:boards and commissions and historical

18-41. Report on working with Trinity Property Management to give the nearly 200 tenants

of the EMF building additional time beyond April 30, 2018 to find new space, considering the unique circumstances and impact of this eviction. Councillor Zondervan, Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Carlone (O-11) from 4/2/2018
Tagged Passions:property, rental, and housing

18-42. Report on allowing autonomous vehicle (AV) testing in Cambridge provided certain

conditions are met. Councillor Zondervan, Vice Mayor Devereux (O-12) from 4/2/2018 18-43. Report on the necessary improvements to the Harvard Square Station Tunnels while they are being renovated.

Vice Mayor Devereux (O-4) from 4/23/2018

No additional detail provided

18-44. Report on ensuring an additional commitment of 20 million from the City s budget is devoted over the next five years toward the City s efforts to preserve and create affordable housing units.

Councillor Simmons, Councillor Siddiqui (O-6) from 4/23/2018
Tagged Passions:budget and housing

18-45. Report on producing a report for use by the Housing Committee that contains

appropriate language for the creation of an Affordable Housing Overlay District. Councillor Simmons, Councillor Siddiqui (O-12) from 4/23/2018 18-47. Report on the feasibility of installing a stop sign or other appropriate traffic calming

Tagged Passions:traffic and housing

measures at the corner of Chestnut Street and Brookline Street.

Tagged Passions:streets

Vice Mayor Devereux (O-1) from 4/30/2018

18-48. Report on installing signage, either through physical signs or paint on the road, in high-traffic and high-conflict bike lanes that intersect with crosswalks, reminding cyclists that they are required to yield to pedestrians when crossing. Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Kelley (O-2) from 4/30/2018

Tagged Passions:signage, streets, Bicycles, advertising, Pedestrian, traffic, and bicycles

18-49. Report on prioritizing the installation of protected bike lanes and bicycle traffic

signals in Porter Square. Councillor Zondervan, Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Carlone (O-10) from 4/30/2018 CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 18, 2018
Tagged Passions:Bicycles, traffic, and bicycles

18-50. Report on working with the Cambridge Public School Administration to provide

feedback and requests that will inform Cambridge s participation in the MBTA Service Plan.
Tagged Passions:Public Transit and education

Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Zondervan, Mayor McGovern (O-1) from

5/7/2018

18-52. Report on increased enforcement of speed limits on Windsor Street.

Councillor Toomey (O-4) from 5/7/2018
Tagged Passions:streets

18-53. Report on an updated schedule for resubmitting a revised draft of the Outdoor

Lighting Ordinance that incorporates suggestions from the Light Cambridge

Committee by June 11, 2018. Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Carlone (O-1) from 5/14/2018

Tagged Passions:ordinance

18-54. Report on prioritizing the revitalization of the Gannett-Warren Pals Park and to take

Tagged Passions:parks

action on the suggestions brought forward by the neighbors.

Councillor Zondervan, Councillor Siddiqui, Councillor Toomey (O-2) from 5/14/2018

18-55. Report on improving road safety conditions on Clinton Street.

Councillor Zondervan, Mayor McGovern, Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Carlone (O-3) from 5/14/2018
Tagged Passions:streets

18-56. Report on completing a tree canopy study based on the April 2018 LiDAR data

before the end of 2018, and to complete future LiDAR based studies as frequently as possible, but no more often than once a year. Councillor Zondervan, Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Siddiqui, Councillor Kelley (O-4) from 5/14/2018

Tagged Passions:trees

18-57. Report on launching a program during the summer months to activate the Front Lawn

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:program

of City Hall in the afternoon with games (such as cornhole boards), food trucks, and

other forms of entertainment to engage a diverse age range of residents in recreation.

Tagged Passions:transportation, food trucks, and recreation

Mayor McGovern, Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Toomey, Councillor

Zondervan (O-4) from 5/21/2018 18-58. Report on the Housing Committee and how the City could establish a method of eviction data collection. Councillor Simmons, Councillor Siddiqui (O-5) from 5/21/2018

Tagged Passions:housing

18-59. Report on collecting data from the Human Rights Commission on housing-related

activities including number of housing-related investigations, number of housing- related cases successfully mediated, relationships with regional housing-related organizations, and successes and challenges of the Cambridge Fair Housing Ordinance. Councillor Siddiqui, Councillor Mallon, Councillor Simmons (O-6) from 5/21/2018 CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 18, 2018
Tagged Passions:boards and commissions, ordinance, human rights, and housing

18-60. Report on a small business parking pilot that would allow temporary on-street

employee parking during typical daytime operating hours. Councillor Mallon, Councillor Siddiqui, Councillor Simmons (Calendar Item 1) from 5/14/2018
Tagged Passions:small business, streets, business, and parking

18-61. Report on commissioning a public art piece, statue, or memorial that would

commemorate the dedication of women in Cambridge to passing the Nineteenth Amendment. Councillor Mallon, Councillor Simmons, Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Siddiqui (O-5) from 6/4/2018 To the Honorable, the City Council:

Tagged Passions:council, boards and commissions, and arts

I
am hereby requesting the transfer of 3,800 from the General Fund Reserve Other Ordinary

Maintenance account to the General Fund Veterans Services Other Ordinary Maintenance account to

Tagged Passions:veterans and services

cover additional costs associated with the 2018 Memorial Day ceremony.

Very truly yours,

No additional detail provided

Louis A. DePasquale

City Manager

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LAD/mec

1.1 Packet Pg. 25 To the Honorable, the City Council:
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I
am hereby requesting the transfer of 18,000 from the General Fund Employee Benefits Salary and

Wages account (Insurance) to the General Fund Veterans Services Travel and Training account (Judgments and Damages) to cover additional veterans benefits and medical costs. The additional sum

Tagged Passions:veterans, services, travel, training, and insurance

requested is based on current and anticipated costs for the remainder of the fiscal year. Funds are partially

reimbursed by the State.
Tagged Passions:funding

Very truly yours,

No additional detail provided

Louis A. DePasquale

City Manager

Tagged Passions:administrator and manager

LAD/mec

1.2 Packet Pg. 26 To the Honorable, the City Council: Please find attached a response to Awaiting Report Item Number 18-52, regarding a report on enforcing the speed limit on Windsor Street, received from Police Commissioner Branville G. Bard, Jr.
Tagged Passions:council, streets, and public safety

Very truly yours,

No additional detail provided

Louis A. DePasquale

City Manager

Tagged Passions:administrator and manager

LAD/mec

Attachment(s) 1.3 Packet Pg. 27 ADDRESS ALL COMMUNICATIONS TO 125 SIXTH STREET, CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS 02142
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Dr. Branville G. Bard, Jr.

Police Commissioner TELEPHONE (617) 349-3300 WEB www.cambridgepolice.org FACEBOOK facebook.com/CambridgePolice TWITTER

Tagged Passions:public safety and social media law

twitter.com/CambridgePolice

Louis A. DePasquale

City Manager To: City Manager, Louis A. DePasquale From: Police Commissioner, Branville G. Bard, Jr.

Tagged Passions:administrator, public safety, and manager

Date: May 30, 2018

Ref.: Awaiting Report 0-4, dated May 7, 2018

Re: Increase enforcement of speed limits on Windsor Street

Dear Sir: The purpose of this response is to address Awaiting Report 0-4, dated May 7, 2018, whereby it was
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requested that the Cambridge Police Department increase enforcement of speed limits on Windsor

Street and report back to the City Council in a timely manner. The Traffic Unit has conducted the following activity in response to this order: Lieutenant Riley has been in contact with Karen Burns, Chief Transportation Officer for Bus
Tagged Passions:Public Transit, council, transportation, streets, public safety, and traffic

Operations with the MBTA regarding resident concerns about speeding. She is sending out

notification to all drivers to remind them of the posted speed limit.
Tagged Passions:Public Transit

Traffic officers spoke directly with MBTA drivers on the route and reminded them of the posted

speed limit. No drivers were found exceeding the speed limit by more than 2-3 MPH. Speed enforcement was conducted at 7 different times resulting in one citation. Most vehicles were found to be travelling within 2-3 miles of the speed limit. One resident approached the officers and stated that she believed school buses were more of an issue than MBTA buses. Based on this conversation, Safety Officer Carlos Figueroa spoke with
Tagged Passions:Public Transit, education, and traffic

Tina Fisher, Transportation Supervisor for the Cambridge Public Schools and asked her to remind

Tagged Passions:transportation and education

drivers of the posted speed limit.

The department has placed a speed measurement trailer on the segment of Windsor closest to Cambridge Street. The trailer will stay in place for 2-3 weeks. During this time, officers from the Traffic Unit will continue to conduct speed enforcement on Windsor Street. 1.3.a Packet Pg. 28 A tta ch m en t: W in ds or S tre et s pe ed
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so r S t s pe ed lim it e nf or ce me nt ) ADDRESS ALL COMMUNICATIONS TO 125 SIXTH STREET, CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS 02142 We will continue to review the data collected to discover trends and identify areas requiring adjustments.
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We look forward to identifying ways in which the Department can better serve the community.

Respectfully,

Branville, G. Bard, Jr.

Police Commissioner 1.3.a Packet Pg. 29 A tta ch m en t: W in ds or S tre et s pe ed

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so r S t s pe ed lim it e nf or ce me nt ) To the Honorable, the City Council:
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I
am hereby requesting the appropriation of the FY18 STEP Grant for 12,861.08 received from the

Executive Office of Public Safety and Security Highway Safety Division to the Grant Fund Police

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Department Salary and Wages account ( 12,861.08).

This grant will be used to supplement sustained, high visibility, year-round traffic enforcement. The Department will use this grant to conduct enforcement in specific locations throughout the city that have had serious crash and injury problems in the past.

Tagged Passions:grant and traffic

Very truly yours,

No additional detail provided

Louis A. DePasquale

City Manager

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LAD/mec

1.4 Packet Pg. 30 To the Honorable, the City Council:
Tagged Passions:council

I
hereby request a transfer of funds in the amount of 50,000.00 in the General Fund from the

Tagged Passions:funding

Electrical Department Other Ordinance Maintenance Account to the Electrical Department

Travel and Training account (Judgement and Damages). This transfer will cover cost associated with an employee settlement agreement.
Tagged Passions:ordinance, travel, training, and settlement

Very truly yours,

No additional detail provided

Louis A. DePasquale

City Manager

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LAD/mec

1.5 Packet Pg. 31 To the Honorable, the City Council:
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I
am hereby requesting the appropriation of 50,000 from Free Cash to the Public Investment

Fund Public Works Extraordinary Expenditures account for expenses associated with the

Tagged Passions:public works, Public Works, investment, and funding

introduction of commercial recycling expected in FY19.

The funds will be used for the purchase of recycling bins and outreach efforts associated with the
Tagged Passions:commercial, recycling, purchasing, and funding

launch of the program. It is expected that the program will begin in the fall of 2019 and will

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service up to 150 small businesses.

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:small business and business

Very truly yours,

No additional detail provided

Louis A. DePasquale

City Manager

Tagged Passions:administrator and manager

LAD/mec

1.6 Packet Pg. 32 To the Honorable, the City Council:
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I
am hereby requesting the appropriation of a 1,000 donation to the Grant Fund Public Works

Department Other Ordinary Maintenance account to be used for costs associated with the Carl Baron Award ceremonies held quarterly at DPW. The awards are given to recognize employees who exhibit excellent job performance. The funding will be used to defray the costs of printing as well as light beverages and snacks for the ceremonial presentations.

Tagged Passions:public works, Public Works, recognition, Donation, grant, funding, donation, and performance

Very truly yours,

No additional detail provided

Louis A. DePasquale

City Manager

Tagged Passions:administrator and manager

LAD/mec

1.7 Packet Pg. 33 To the Honorable, the City Council:
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I
am hereby requesting the appropriation of a grant from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban

Development (HUD) through the HOME Program for 665,070 to the Public Investment Fund

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Community Development Extraordinary Expenditures account for 630,070, and to the Grant Fund

Community Development Salary Wages Account for 35,000 for program administration.

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HUD established the HOME program in 1990 to financially assist municipalities in expanding their

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supply of decent, safe and affordable housing. For FY2019, HUD awarded 665,070 to the City of

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Cambridge. HOME funds are administered by the Community Development Department which

Tagged Passions:development, community development, funding, and Development

implements projects and programs written in the City s One Year Action Plan and Five Year

No additional detail provided

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Consolidated Plan which are mandated by HUD.

Development activities may include acquisition, moderate rehabilitation, substantial rehabilitation and
Tagged Passions:development and Development

new construction of housing units for low- and moderate- income families and individuals. Most of the

HOME funds, 630,070 will be used towards those activities; and 35,000 will be used for the Community Development Department s administration of the HOME program. This appropriation will continue the development and rehabilitation of affordable housing in the City of Cambridge.

Tagged Passions:development, community development, program, construction, funding, housing, and Development

Very truly yours,

No additional detail provided

Louis A. DePasquale

No additional detail provided


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