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CITY OF CAMBRIDGE PAGE 1 Jul 30, 2019

MEETING Tuesday, July 30, 2019

TIME 5:30 PM PRESIDING OFFICER Mayor Marc C. McGovern

CALL TO ORDER Attendee Name Present Absent Late Arrived

Dennis J. Carlone Jan Devereux Craig A. Kelley Alanna Mallon Marc C. McGovern Sumbul Siddiqui E. Denise Simmons Timothy J. Toomey Quinton Zondervan

No additional detail provided

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE PAGE 2 Jul 30, 2019

I.
CITY MANAGER'S AGENDA

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:administrator and manager

1.
A communication transmitted from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to a request for

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:communications, administrator, manager, and Communications

approval of an application for a Jitney License to USA Guided Tours Boston, LLC.

CMA 2019 193 RESULT: ORDER ADOPTED [9-0-0]
Tagged Passions:license and ride sharing and hailing

YEAS: Councillor Carlone, Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Kelley, Councillor Mallon,

Mayor McGovern, Councillor Siddiqui, Councillor Simmons, Councillor Toomey,

2.
A communication transmitted from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to the

reappointments and appointment of a new member of the Cambridge Health Alliance Board of Trustees: New Appointment: Paula Paris Reappointment: Rob Buchanan, Kathleen McGilvray,

Tagged Passions:health, appointments, communications, administrator, manager, and Communications

Mary Jane Kornacki, Claire Leporte, Joshua Posner and Alexander White

CMA 2019 194

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

3. Transmitting Communication from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to the appropriation of a Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) Leadership Scholarship Program Grant funded from the
Tagged Passions:funding, grant, public safety, program, communications, administrator, manager, and Communications

State 911 Department in the amount of 10,000 to the Grant Fund Emergency Communications

Salaries and Wages account ( 3,790) and to the Grant Fund Emergency Communications Travel and

Tagged Passions:grant, 911, travel, emergency, communications, and Communications

Training account ( 6,210) which will be used to cover personnel costs, training fees, and travel costs

for the employee who receives the scholarship to attend a designated Leadership Certification Program. CMA 2019 195 RESULT: ORDER ADOPTED [9-0-0]

Tagged Passions:travel, personnel, program, and training

YEAS: Councillor Carlone, Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Kelley, Councillor Mallon,

Mayor McGovern, Councillor Siddiqui, Councillor Simmons, Councillor Toomey,

of an FY20 State 911 Department Support and Incentive Grant in the amount of 376,330 to the

Grant Fund Emergency Communications Salaries and Wages account ( 287,407), and to the Other Ordinary Maintenance account ( 88,923) which will support the costs of Emergency Communications Center personnel salaries and overtime and annual maintenance costs of dispatch- related software. CMA 2019 196 RESULT: ORDER ADOPTED [9-0-0]

Tagged Passions:grant, 911, personnel, emergency, communications, Communications, information technology, incentive, and Information Technology

YEAS: Councillor Carlone, Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Kelley, Councillor Mallon,

Mayor McGovern, Councillor Siddiqui, Councillor Simmons, Councillor Toomey,

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE PAGE 3 Jul 30, 2019

5. Transmitting Communication from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to the appropriation
Tagged Passions:funding, communications, administrator, manager, and Communications

of an FY20 State 911 Department Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) Grant in the amount of

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:grant, 911, and emergency

23,747 to the Grant Fund Emergency Communications Other Ordinary Maintenance Account which

will be used to support administering quality assurance for the emergency medical protocol used by staff to provide pre and post-dispatch instructions for medical emergencies. CMA 2019 197 RESULT: ORDER ADOPTED [9-0-0]
Tagged Passions:grant, 911, emergency, communications, Communications, and instruction

YEAS: Councillor Carlone, Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Kelley, Councillor Mallon,

Mayor McGovern, Councillor Siddiqui, Councillor Simmons, Councillor Toomey,

of an FY20 State 911 Department Training grant in the amount of 143,764 to the Grant Fund

Emergency Communications Salary and Wages account ( 99,929), Other Ordinary Maintenance account ( 1,437), and Travel and Training account ( 42,398) which will support training of

Tagged Passions:grant, 911, travel, emergency, training, communications, and Communications

Emergency Communications Center personnel, classroom fees, and training materials.

CMA 2019 198 RESULT: ORDER ADOPTED [9-0-0]

Tagged Passions:personnel, materials, emergency, training, communications, and Communications

YEAS: Councillor Carlone, Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Kelley, Councillor Mallon,

Mayor McGovern, Councillor Siddiqui, Councillor Simmons, Councillor Toomey,

7.
A communication transmitted from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to Awaiting Report

Item Number 19-72, regarding a report on the condition of the Sullivan Courthouse. CMA 2019 199

Tagged Passions:communications, administrator, manager, and Communications

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

8. Transmitting Communication from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to the appropriation of supplemental appropriation of a grant from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security's (EOPSS) Traffic Enforcement Grant Program in the amount of 9,800 to the Grant
Tagged Passions:funding, grant, security, public safety, program, communications, administrator, manager, Communications, and traffic

Fund Police Department Extraordinary Expenditures account which will be used to purchase lidar

equipment to continue the Department s traffic enforcement and public safety efforts. CMA 2019 200 RESULT: ORDER ADOPTED [9-0-0]

Tagged Passions:equipment, public safety, purchasing, and traffic

YEAS: Councillor Carlone, Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Kelley, Councillor Mallon,

Mayor McGovern, Councillor Siddiqui, Councillor Simmons, Councillor Toomey,

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE PAGE 4 Jul 30, 2019

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

Item Number 19-53, regarding a report on how media collected by handheld photo/video devices is

Tagged Passions:communications, administrator, manager, and Communications

used, stored, and shared.

CMA 2019 201

Tagged Passions:commercial

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

10.
A communication transmitted from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to Awaiting Report

Item Number 19-60, regarding a report on adding a cybercrime assessment section to the list of monthly BridgeStat reports. CMA 2019 202

Tagged Passions:communications, administrator, manager, and Communications

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

11.
A communication transmitted from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to Awaiting Report

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:communications, administrator, manager, and Communications

Item Number 19-39, regarding the creation of an arts friendly page highlighting the key licenses and

permits available to support artists, arts organization, and creative enterprises in developing and producing their work for the benefit of local and regional audiences. CMA 2019 203

Tagged Passions:arts and license

RESULT: CHARTER RIGHT EXERCISED BY COUNCILLOR MALLON

Next: 9/9/2019 5:30 PM

12.
A communication transmitted from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to Awaiting Report

Item Number 19-14, regarding a survey of local arts organizations and private foundations that may support their work. CMA 2019 204

Tagged Passions:arts, communications, administrator, manager, and Communications

RESULT: CHARTER RIGHT EXERCISED BY COUNCILLOR MALLON

Next: 9/9/2019 5:30 PM

13.
A communication transmitted from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to Awaiting Report

Item Number 18-83, regarding summertime programming to help reduce the threat of violence. CMA 2019 205

Tagged Passions:communications, administrator, manager, and Communications

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE PAGE 5 Jul 30, 2019

14. Transmitting Communication from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to the appropriation of the Massachusetts Department of Education, Adult and Community Learning Services ESOL
Tagged Passions:funding, services, communications, administrator, manager, education, and Communications

Grant in the amount of 88,766.00 to the Grant Fund Human Service Programs Salary and Wages

account ( 81,683.00), to the Other Ordinary Maintenance account ( 6,683.00), and to the Travel and
Tagged Passions:grant, travel, and program

Training account ( 400.00) which will support core ESOL services provided by the Community

Learning Center. CMA 2019 206 RESULT: ORDER ADOPTED [9-0-0]

Tagged Passions:services and training

YEAS: Councillor Carlone, Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Kelley, Councillor Mallon,

Mayor McGovern, Councillor Siddiqui, Councillor Simmons, Councillor Toomey,

Community Learning Services, in the amount of 837,930.00 to the Grant Fund Human Service

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:grant and services

Programs Salary and Wages account ( 777,243.00), to the Other Ordinary Maintenance account

( 60,357.00), and to the Travel and Training account ( 330.00) to funding the Community Learning Center s primary ESOL and ABE teaching, advising (education, career, out-stationed), and assessment, the grant provides for coordination of services to students with documented disabilities, math and English Language Arts (ELA) curriculum development and coordination, ESOL curriculum

Tagged Passions:funding, grant, travel, arts, development, services, program, training, curriculum, Development, education, and students

development, technology coordination, volunteer coordination, outreach activities and child care

Tagged Passions:development, Technology, Development, technology, Child Care, and volunteer

services to the ESOL family literacy class at the Peabody School. It also includes administrative costs

for data entry, reception, clerical work, and fiscal tracking and will also supports the second CAN
Tagged Passions:services, education, and literacy

training program for FY20, which provides an integrated education and training program for

immigrant adults in the Metro North area who are interested in becoming certified nursing assistants and home health aides (CAN/HHA). CMA 2019 207 RESULT: ORDER ADOPTED [9-0-0]
Tagged Passions:health, Public Transit, program, training, education, and Immigration

YEAS: Councillor Carlone, Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Kelley, Councillor Mallon,

Mayor McGovern, Councillor Siddiqui, Councillor Simmons, Councillor Toomey,

Maintenance account ( 4,041.00) which will be used for ESOL services.

CMA 2019 208 RESULT: ORDER ADOPTED [9-0-0]

Tagged Passions:services

YEAS: Councillor Carlone, Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Kelley, Councillor Mallon,

Mayor McGovern, Councillor Siddiqui, Councillor Simmons, Councillor Toomey,

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE PAGE 6 Jul 30, 2019

17. Transmitting Communication from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to the appropriation of the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) from the Massachusetts Department of Housing and
Tagged Passions:funding, grant, emergency, communications, administrator, manager, Communications, and housing

Community Development (DHCD) in the amount of 116,748.00 to the Grant Fund Human Services

Salary and Wages account ( 3,948.00) and to the Grant Fund Human Services Other Ordinary

Tagged Passions:grant, development, services, Development, and community development

Maintenance account ( 112,800.00) which will support the Support for Tenants at Risk (STAR)

homelessness prevention program based at the Multi-Service Center and to contract with Eliot Community Services for a clinician who will be based at Cambridge District Court and/or the Eastern Housing court, a legal service provider (Greater Boston Legal Services) who will provide legal advice

Tagged Passions:legal, contract, risk, services, program, rental, court, and housing

to tenants at risk of homelessness, and to provide rental and/or financial assistance to prevent

homelessness. CMA 2019 209 RESULT: ORDER ADOPTED [9-0-0]
Tagged Passions:finance, risk, and rental

YEAS: Councillor Carlone, Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Kelley, Councillor Mallon,

Mayor McGovern, Councillor Siddiqui, Councillor Simmons, Councillor Toomey,

Jr. Preschool and the Kennedy/Longfellow Preschool, received from the Massachusetts Department

of Early Education and Care, in the amount of 78,209.00, to the Grant Fund Human Service

Tagged Passions:grant, preschool, and education

Programs Salaries and Wages account ( 6,761.00) and to the Grant Fund Human Services Other

Ordinary Maintenance account ( 71,448.00) which will be used to support and enhance the quality of education for preschool children in UPK classrooms through professional development, curriculum enrichment, and parent involvement. CMA 2019 210 RESULT: ORDER ADOPTED [9-0-0]

Tagged Passions:grant, preschool, development, services, program, curriculum, Development, and education

YEAS: Councillor Carlone, Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Kelley, Councillor Mallon,

Mayor McGovern, Councillor Siddiqui, Councillor Simmons, Councillor Toomey,

who are interested in becoming certified nursing assistants and home health aides (CNA/HHA).

CMA 2019 211 RESULT: ORDER ADOPTED [9-0-0]
Tagged Passions:health

YEAS: Councillor Carlone, Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Kelley, Councillor Mallon,

Mayor McGovern, Councillor Siddiqui, Councillor Simmons, Councillor Toomey,

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE PAGE 7 Jul 30, 2019

20. Transmitting Communication from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to the appropriation of a Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) grant in the amount of 79,992.00 to the Grant Fund Human Service Programs Salary and Wages account ( 47,084.00), and to the Programs Other Ordinary Maintenance account ( 32,908.00) which will be used to provide an
Tagged Passions:funding, grant, program, communications, administrator, manager, education, and Communications

integrated education and training program to adults in the Metro North area who want to start a career

in the Information Technology field and work as Computer User Support Specialists, Help Desk Technicians, etc. CMA 2019 212 RESULT: ORDER ADOPTED [9-0-0]

Tagged Passions:Public Transit, program, Technology, training, technology, education, information technology, and Information Technology

YEAS: Councillor Carlone, Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Kelley, Councillor Mallon,

Mayor McGovern, Councillor Siddiqui, Councillor Simmons, Councillor Toomey,

21.
A communication transmitted from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to Awaiting Report

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:communications, administrator, manager, and Communications

Item Number 19-80, regarding constructions costs for Inman Square and Awaiting Report Item

Number 19-87, regarding the contractor for Inman Square. CMA 2019 213

Tagged Passions:construction

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

22.
A communication transmitted from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to Awaiting Report

Item Numbers 19-13, 19-71 and 19-78, regarding Eversource substation expansion, energy projections and overall update on process. CMA 2019 214

Tagged Passions:expansion, communications, administrator, manager, Communications, and energy

RESULT: REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION AND PUBLIC RULES UTILITIES

COMMITTEE ON MOTION OF VICE MAYOR DEVEREUX
Tagged Passions:utility, Utility, and transportation

23.
A communication transmitted from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to Awaiting Report

Item Number 19-59, regarding exploring a pilot for Level 1 (110V) EV and micromobility charging stations on street light poles throughout the city. CMA 2019 215

Tagged Passions:streets, streetscape, communications, administrator, manager, Communications, pole, and traffic

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE PAGE 8 Jul 30, 2019

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

Item Number 19-07, regarding a report on Boston's electric vehicle charging station home rule petition and propose similar language for City Council consideration. CMA 2019 216 RESULT: ORDER ADOPTED [9-0-0]

Tagged Passions:council, electric, communications, administrator, manager, Communications, and Electric Vehicles

YEAS: Councillor Carlone, Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Kelley, Councillor Mallon,

Mayor McGovern, Councillor Siddiqui, Councillor Simmons, Councillor Toomey,

25.
A communication transmitted from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to Awaiting Report

Item Number 18-141, regarding a report on safe way to bring power to the curb and across sidewalks to power electric vehicles. CMA 2019 217

Tagged Passions:streets, electric, communications, administrator, manager, Communications, Electric Vehicles, and Pedestrian

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

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

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:communications, administrator, manager, and Communications

Item Number 19-36, regarding the PTDM Ordinance.

CMA 2019 218

Tagged Passions:ordinance

RESULT: REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION AND PUBLIC RULES UTILITIES

COMMITTEE ON MOTION OF VICE MAYOR DEVEREUX
Tagged Passions:utility, Utility, and transportation

27.
A communication transmitted from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to Awaiting Report

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:communications, administrator, manager, and Communications

Item Number 19-82, regarding the possibility of Bluebikes system expanding into the

Alewife/Cambridge Highlands area. CMA 2019 219

RESULT: REFERRED BACK TO THE CITY MANAGER BY VICE MAYOR

DEVEREUX 28. Transmitting Communication from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to the appropriation of 75,000 from the Mitigation Revenue Stabilization Fund (211 Concord Turnpike/Lanes Games 25,000, and 35 CambridgePark Drive 50,000) to the Public Investment Fund Community Development Extraordinary Expenditures account which will be used for the purchase and expenses of Bluebikes bikeshare equipment. CMA 2019 220 RESULT: ORDER ADOPTED [9-0-0]
Tagged Passions:funding, equipment, development, purchasing, Development, communications, investment, administrator, manager, and Communications

YEAS: Councillor Carlone, Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Kelley, Councillor Mallon,

Mayor McGovern, Councillor Siddiqui, Councillor Simmons, Councillor Toomey,

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE PAGE 9 Jul 30, 2019

29. Transmitting Communication from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to the appropriation of 18,350 from the Bluebikes Capital Projects Equipment Fund to the Public Investment Fund
Tagged Passions:funding, equipment, capital spending, Capital Spending, communications, investment, administrator, manager, and Communications

Community Development Department Extraordinary Expense Account donated to the bikeshare

program by Biomed Realty and will be used for the purchase and expenses of Bluebikes bikeshare equipment. CMA 2019 221 RESULT: ORDER ADOPTED [9-0-0]

Tagged Passions:equipment, development, program, purchasing, Development, and community development

YEAS: Councillor Carlone, Vice Mayor Devereux, Councillor Kelley, Councillor Mallon,

Mayor McGovern, Councillor Siddiqui, Councillor Simmons, Councillor Toomey,

30.
A communication transmitted from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to Awaiting Report

Item Number 19-51, regarding safety concerns at the intersection of Garden Street, Field Street, and Alpine Street. CMA 2019 222

Tagged Passions:streets, communications, administrator, manager, and Communications

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

31.
A communication transmitted from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to Awaiting Report

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:communications, administrator, manager, and Communications

Item Number 19-81, regarding the new traffic signals at the intersection of Broadway and Ellery

Street. CMA 2019 223

Tagged Passions:streets and traffic

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

32.
A communication transmitted from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to Awaiting Report

Item Number 18-60, regarding small business parking pilot. CMA 2019 224

Tagged Passions:business, communications, small business, administrator, manager, Communications, and parking

RESULT: REFERRED BACK TO THE CITY MANAGER BY COUNCILLOR KELLEY

Tagged Passions:administrator and manager

33.
A communication transmitted from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to Awaiting Report

Item Number 18-87, regarding editing capabilities for navigation applications. CMA 2019 225

Tagged Passions:communications, administrator, manager, and Communications

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE PAGE 10 Jul 30, 2019

II.
CALENDAR

CHARTER RIGHT

1.
An application was received from Arne Abramson, requesting permission for a curb cut at the

premises numbered 55 Broadway; said petition has received approval from Inspectional Services,

Tagged Passions:services

Traffic, Parking and Transportation, Historical Commission and Public Works. Response has

been received from the neighborhood association. APP 2019 57 RESULT: ORDER ADOPTED 5-4-0

Tagged Passions:boards and commissions, historical, transportation, Public Works, public works, traffic, neighborhood, and parking

YEAS: Councillor Kelley, Councillor Mallon, Councillor Simmons, Councillor Toomey

and Mayor McGovern

NAYS: Councillor Carlone, Vice Mayor Deveruex, Councillor Siddiqui, Councillor

Zondervan UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Tagged Passions:business

2.
A communication transmitted from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to proposed

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:communications, administrator, manager, and Communications

amendments to the following ordinance: and proposed amendments to Chapter 14.04 of the

Cambridge Municipal Code (the Fair Housing Ordinance). Fair Housing (passed to a 2nd reading) AWAITING HOME RULE LEGISLATION-BEFORE PROPOSAL CAN BE ORDAINED CMA 2018 234
Tagged Passions:ordinance and housing

RESULT: NO ACTION TAKEN Next: 9/9/2019 5:30 PM

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

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:communications, administrator, manager, and Communications

Report Item Number 18-108, regarding a report on offering early voting in City Council and

School Committee Elections. PENDING RESPONSE FROM LEGISLATURE CMA 2018 286
Tagged Passions:council, voting, election, education, and voting rights

RESULT: NO ACTION TAKEN Next: 9/9/2019 5:30 PM

4.
A communication transmitted from Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager, relative to the proposed

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:communications, administrator, manager, and Communications

Cannabis Business Permitting Ordinance. ON OR AFTER APRIL 22, 2019 THE QUESTION

COMES ON PASSAGE TO BE ORDAINED CMA 2019 86
Tagged Passions:ordinance and business

RESULT: NO ACTION TAKEN Next: 9/9/2019 5:30 PM

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE PAGE 11 Jul 30, 2019

5.
An application was received from East Boston Savings Bank, requesting permission for one

internal illuminating projecting sign and four awnings extending 4 feet over sidewalk at the premises numbered 1739 Massachusetts Avenue approval has been received from Inspectional Services, Department of Public Works, Community Development Department and abutter. APP 2019 42

Tagged Passions:streets, development, services, Development, Public Works, public works, Pedestrian, and community development

RESULT: ORDER ADOPTED AS AMENDED

No additional detail provided

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE PAGE 12 Jul 30, 2019

III.
APPLICATIONS AND PETITIONS

No additional detail provided

1.
An application was received from MIT Visual Arts Center requesting permission for fifteen

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:arts

temporary banners on Ames Street, Memorial Drive to Main Street, announcing Public Art at MIT

Tagged Passions:streets and arts

from August 5, 2019 thru October 13, 2019.

APP 2019 58

RESULT: ORDER ADOPTED BY AN AFFIRMATIVE VOTE OF NINE MEMBERS

2.
An application was received from Nicola Williams requesting permission for a temporary banner

across the Public Way located at Massachusetts Avenue in front of City Hall, Massachusetts Avenue at JFK at Mount Auburn Street announcing Cambridge Carnival International from August 26, 2019 thru September 9, 2019. APP 2019 59

Tagged Passions:streets

RESULT: ORDER ADOPTED BY AN AFFIRMATIVE VOTE OF NINE MEMBERS

3.
An application was received from John Kessen of Cafe Du Pays, requesting permission for 3 tables

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:restaurants

and 8 chairs at the premises numbered 233 Cardinal Medeiros Avenue.

APP 2019 60

RESULT: ORDER ADOPTED BY AN AFFIRMATIVE VOTE OF NINE MEMBERS

4.
An application was received from IMA Pizza Store 22, requesting permission for seven tables and 13

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:commercial

chairs at the premises numbered 3 Brattle Street.

APP 2019 61
Tagged Passions:streets

RESULT: ORDER ADOPTED BY AN AFFIRMATIVE VOTE OF NINE MEMBERS

5.
An application was received from Amistad Ventures, requesting permission for a sidewalk sign in

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:streets and Pedestrian

front of the premises numbered 614 Massachusetts Avenue.

APP 2019 62

RESULT: ORDER ADOPTED ROLL CALL 6-3-0

YEAS: Councillor Carlone, Councillor Mallon, Councillor Siddiqui, Councillor Simmons,

No additional detail provided

Councillor Toomey and Councillor Zondervan and Mayor McGovern

No additional detail provided

NAYS: Councillor Carlone, Vice Mayor Deveruex and Councillor Zondervan

No additional detail provided

6.
An application was received from Richard Pretorius representing Rayban, requesting permission for

one projecting sign and one awning at the premises numbered 19 Brattle Street. Approval has been

Tagged Passions:streets

received from Inspectional Services, Department of Public Works, Community Development

Department and abutter. APP 2019 63
Tagged Passions:development, services, Development, Public Works, public works, and community development

RESULT: ORDER ADOPTED BY AN AFFIRMATIVE VOTE OF NINE MEMBERS

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE PAGE 13 Jul 30, 2019

7.
An application was received from Yoki Restaurant, requesting permission for two projecting signs

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:restaurants

and two awnings at the premises numbered 1876 Massachusetts Avenue. approval has been received

No additional detail provided

from Inspectional Services, Department of Public Works, Community Development Department and

abutter. APP 2019 64
Tagged Passions:development, services, Development, Public Works, public works, and community development

RESULT: ORDER ADOPTED BY AN AFFIRMATIVE VOTE OF NINE MEMBERS

8.
An application was received from Kelly Boucher, requesting permission for a curb cut at the premises

numbered 227 Prospect Street; said petition has received approval from Inspectional Services,

Tagged Passions:streets and services

Traffic, Parking and Transportation, Historical Commission and Public Works. No response has been

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:boards and commissions, historical, transportation, Public Works, public works, traffic, and parking

received from the neighborhood association.

APP 2019 65
Tagged Passions:neighborhood

RESULT: ORDER ADOPTED BY AN AFFIRMATIVE VOTE OF NINE MEMBERS

9.
An application was received from Kelly Brown representing MIT Massachusetts Institute of

Technology, requesting permission for seventy-four (74) awnings at the premises numbered 189

Tagged Passions:Technology and technology

Vassar Street. Approval has been received from Inspectional Services, Department of Public Works,

Community Development Department and abutters. APP 2019 66

Tagged Passions:streets, development, services, Development, Public Works, public works, and community development

RESULT: ORDER ADOPTED BY AN AFFIRMATIVE VOTE OF NINE MEMBERS

10.
A revised Petition Has been received from Stephen R. Karp, Trustee of Cambridge Side Galeria

No additional detail provided

Associates trust to amend the Cambridge Zoning Ordinance by adding a new Section 13.100 to

Article 13.00 of the Zoning Ordinance and to amend the Zoning Map to add a new PUD-8 District overlay that certain area (which includes parcels and portions of ways and streets) labeled as PUD-8 district . APP 2019 67

Tagged Passions:ordinance, zoning, and property

RESULT: REFERRED TO ORDINANCE COMMITTEE AND PLANNING BOARD FOR

HEARING AND REPORT

Tagged Passions:planning, ordinance, and hearing

11.
A petition was received from Daniel Wolf, regarding Sacramento No-Dog Petition and related

materials. APP 2019 68 RESULT: REFERRED TO THE CITY MANAGER CITY OF CAMBRIDGE PAGE 14 Jul 30, 2019

Tagged Passions:pets, materials, administrator, and manager

IV.
COMMUNICATIONS

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:communications and Communications

1.
A communication was received from Bob and Debbie Barnes, 303 3rd Street, regarding the Sullivan

Courthouse redevelopment project.

Tagged Passions:streets, communications, and Communications

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

2.
A communication was received from Jacquelyn Smith, 7 Ashburton Place, regarding decisions before

the City Council.

Tagged Passions:council, communications, and Communications

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

3.
A communication was received from Judith Kamm, 21 Otis Street, regarding the Spring Street

parking lot lease to Leggatt McCall.

Tagged Passions:leasing, streets, communications, Communications, and parking

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

4.
A communication was received from Ali Malihi, 17 Otis Street, regarding the Sullivan Courthouse

building in East Cambridge and the leasing of the spaces in the public municipal parking lot on First Street.

Tagged Passions:leasing, streets, communications, Communications, and parking

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

5.
A communication was received from Lisa Griffith, 111 Magazine Street, regarding the First Street

garage parking disposition.

Tagged Passions:streets, communications, Communications, and parking

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

6.
A communication was received from Jose Estrela, 29 Otis Street, regarding the Sullivan Courthouse

development and parking.

Tagged Passions:streets, development, Development, communications, Communications, and parking

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

7.
A communication was received from Zach Sloan, COO/CFO, InnerCity Weightlifting, Inc., regarding

the First Street Garage.

Tagged Passions:streets, communications, and Communications

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE PAGE 15 Jul 30, 2019

8.
A communication was received from Christopher Schmidt, 17 Laurel Street, regarding the Sullivan

Courthouse parking disposition.

Tagged Passions:streets, communications, Communications, and parking

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

9.
A communication was received from Doug and Rebecca Castoldi, 82 Otis Street, regarding support

for First Street garage.

Tagged Passions:streets, communications, and Communications

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

10.
A communication was received from Ilan Levy, Vice-President, ECPT, regarding the Sullivan

Courthouse.

Tagged Passions:communications and Communications

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

11.
A communication was received from Ladan Khamsi, 29 Otis Street, regarding the Sullivan

Courthouse project.

Tagged Passions:streets, communications, and Communications

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

12.
A communication was received from Carolyn Magid, 71 Reed Street, regarding the Sullivan

Courthouse and parking disposition.

Tagged Passions:streets, communications, Communications, and parking

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

13.
A communication was received from Henry H. Wortis, 106 Berkshire Street, regarding the Sullivan

Courthouse redevelopment.

Tagged Passions:streets, communications, and Communications

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

14.
A communication was received from Sheli Wortis, 106 Berkshire Street, regarding the First Street

parking garage.

Tagged Passions:streets, communications, Communications, and parking

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE PAGE 16 Jul 30, 2019

15.
A communication was received from Monica Guan, 62 Hurley Street, regarding the First Street

garage and the Sullivan Courthouse.

Tagged Passions:streets, communications, and Communications

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

16.
A communication was received from Jane Regan, 90 Lexington Avenue, regarding the Sullivan

Courthouse site and the potential leasing of First Street Garage parking spaces.

Tagged Passions:leasing, streets, communications, Communications, and parking

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

17.
A communication was received from Carolyn Shipley, 15 Laurel Street, regarding deplorable state of

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:streets, communications, and Communications

Hoyt Field parking lot/Moore Youth Center/Tot lot.

Tagged Passions:youth and parking

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

18.
A communication was received from Joseph A. Aiello, 207 Charles Street, regarding the Sullivan

Courthouse and First Street Garage.

Tagged Passions:streets, communications, and Communications

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

19.
A communication was received from Michele Sprengnether, 31 Chilton Street, regarding the New

Street Overlay proposal and insufficient fitness facilities in Cambridge.

Tagged Passions:streets, communications, and Communications

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

20.
A communication was received from Marilyn Wellons, 651 Greet Street, regarding First Street

Garage.

Tagged Passions:streets, communications, and Communications

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

21.
A communication was received from Susan Redlich, 19 Sacramento Street, regarding public parking

lease.

Tagged Passions:leasing, streets, communications, Communications, and parking

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE PAGE 17 Jul 30, 2019

22.
A communication was received from Peter Valentine, regarding asteroid destroying the earth.

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:communications and Communications

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

23.
A communication was received from Joan Krizack, 79 Pemberton Street, regarding Affordable

Housing Ovelay.

Tagged Passions:streets, communications, Communications, and housing

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

24.
A communication was received from John Lee, regarding opposition for the playground of 2 million

dollars we feel it has needs of seasonal only for Autistic Children.

Tagged Passions:parks, communications, and Communications

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

25.
A communication was received from Abra Berkowitz, 632 Massachusetts Avenue, regarding

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:communications and Communications

consultation with First Street garage parkers.

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:streets

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

26.
A communication was received from Ann Dix, 34 Maple Avenue, regarding voting no on Courthouse

development.

Tagged Passions:voting, development, Development, communications, and Communications

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

27.
A communication was received from Kim Young, 17 Norris Street, regarding a for-profit developer

to use one of his existing properties for an AHO project.

Tagged Passions:streets, communications, and Communications

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

28.
A communication was received from Jason Alves, regarding support for Leggat McCall Properties.

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:communications and Communications

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

29.
A communication was received from Jason Alves, regarding support of parking lease.

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:leasing, communications, Communications, and parking

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE PAGE 18 Jul 30, 2019

30.
A communication was received from Fred Pretorius, 103 Otis Street, regarding urging to approve the

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:streets, communications, and Communications

proposal for the First Street Garage Parking.

Tagged Passions:streets and parking

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

31.
A communication was received from Jude Glaubman, 154 Auburn Street, regarding vote no on

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:streets, communications, and Communications

private parking lease at First Street Garage.

Tagged Passions:leasing, streets, and parking

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

32.
A communication was received from John Roberts, 321 Huron Avenue, regarding support for keeping

the Sullivan Courthouse as a public asset.

Tagged Passions:communications and Communications

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

33.
A communication was received from Leslie Crystal, regarding vote no on Parking Garage Lease.

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:leasing, communications, Communications, and parking

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

34.
A communication was received from Kelsey Heebink, 350 Pearl Street, regarding vote no on the

Parking Garage Lease.

Tagged Passions:leasing, streets, communications, Communications, and parking

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

35.
A communication was received from Catherine Wright, 17 Otis Street, regarding support of Leggat

McCall's proposed development of the Sullivan Courthouse.

Tagged Passions:streets, development, Development, communications, and Communications

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

36.
A communication was received from Kathy Watkins, 90 Fawcett Street, regarding vote no on long-

term lease City Carage.

Tagged Passions:leasing, streets, communications, and Communications

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE PAGE 19 Jul 30, 2019

37.
A communication was received from Cindy Marsh, 16 Laurel Street, regarding vote no on First Street

Garage Lease.

Tagged Passions:leasing, streets, communications, and Communications

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

38.
A communication was received from Patricia Bull, 399 Broadway, regarding vote no on the Parking

Garage Lease.

Tagged Passions:leasing, communications, Communications, and parking

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

39.
A communication was received from Carolyn Shipley, regarding Sullivan Square and Tubman Park.

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:parks, communications, and Communications

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

40.
A communication was received from Carolyn Shipley, regarding no left turn on Massachusetts

Avenue and Prospect/Western Avenue.

Tagged Passions:communications and Communications

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

41.
A communication was received from Carolyn Shipley, regarding parking garage at Courthouse.

No additional detail provided

Tagged Passions:communications, Communications, and parking

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE

42.
A communication was received from Nicolai Cauchy, 387 Huron Avenue, regarding no GROWTH in

Cambridge.

Tagged Passions:communications, Communications, and growth

RESULT: PLACED ON FILE


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