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City Council Agenda

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 (January 25, 2016 CANCELLED -- blizzard)
6:00 pm Closed Executive Session (consider a matter that concerns the proposal for a
business or industrial organization to locate, expand, or remain in the City)

7:00 pm Mayor to Convene Council in Regular Session


Agenda

1. Council to approve or amend agenda as presented

Consent Calendar

2. SUBJECT: Minutes for January 11, 2016 Council meeting
Recommendation: That Council approve as submitted.

3. SUBJECT: Request from Cambridge Wheels Car Club for a Car Show in the 300 and 400 blocks of Race Street, Poplar Street, and the 300 block of High Street
Recommendation: That Council approve subject request and grant a variance from the noise ordinance

Work Session

4. SUBJECT: Sailwinds Property
Recommendation: That Council hold a work session to discuss an RFP process and schedule for development of the Sailwinds property

Public Hearings

5. SUBJECT: Continued public comment on Ordinance No. 1062 amending Section 4.2.3(A)5 of the City's Unified Development Code to eliminate the reference to compliance with commercial locations for home day care, to require the owner to reside in the property and to establish the Planning Commission as the reviewing board
Recommendation: That the Mayor continue the public hearing; that Council hear from the public; and that the Mayor close the public hearing.

6. SUBJECT: Ordinance No. 1063 amending Section 2.1.3 A.1. of the City's Unified Development Code to correct an omission and provide for the jurisdiction of the Board of Appeals to hear appeals of the Historic Preservation Commission
Recommendation: That the Mayor open the public hearing; that Council hear from the public; and that the Mayor close the public hearing.

7. SUBJECT: Ordinance No. 1064 amending Section 5.1.1 Table 4 and Table 6 notations of the City's Unified Development Code to allow eight foot by ten foot sheds regardless of the impervious coverage for existing single family residences
Recommendation: That the Mayor open the public hearing; that Council hear from the public; and that the Mayor close the public hearing.

8. SUBJECT: Ordinance No. 1055 regulating Portable On-Demand Storage Units (PODs) on residential properties
Recommendation: That the Mayor open the public hearing; that Council hear from the public; and that the Mayor close the public hearing.

9. SUBJECT: Ordinance No. 1069 Finding that a two-acre parcel of property is no longer needed for public use and terminating the City's right to use or improve said two-acre parcel of property located on the Cambridge Port Property (also known as Sailwinds Property) for a period of Thirty Years and Authorizing the Execution and Delivery of a Lease Agreement to Yacht Maintenance Company, Inc. and Approved Assigns, for a Period Not to Exceed Thirty Years


Unfinished Business

10. SUBJECT: Ordinance No. 1062 amending Section 4.2.3(A)5 of the City's Unified Development Code to eliminate the reference to compliance with commercial locations for home day care, to require the owner to reside in the property and to establish the Planning Commission as the reviewing board.
Recommendation: That Council give subject ordinance a second reading and adopt ordinance.

11. SUBJECT: Ordinance No. 1063 amending Section 2.1.3 A.1. of the City's Unified Development Code to correct an omission and provide for the jurisdiction of the Board of Appeals to hear appeals of the Historic Preservation Commission
Recommendation: That Council give subject ordinance a second reading and adopt ordinance.

12. SUBJECT: Ordinance No. 1064 amending Section 5.1.1 Table 4 and Table 6 notations of the City's Unified Development Code to allow eight foot by ten foot sheds regardless of the impervious coverage for existing single family residences
Recommendation: That Council give subject ordinance a second reading and adopt ordinance.

13. SUBJECT: Ordinance No. 1055 regulating Portable On-Demand Storage Units (PODs) on residential properties
Recommendation: That Council give subject ordinance a second reading and adopt ordinance.

14. SUBJECT: Hearn Building Stabilization Project at 509 Race Street
Recommendation: That Council receives a verbal update.

Requests from the Public:

15. SUBJECT: Contracts with Cambridge Housing Authority (HAC)
Recommendation: That Council consider a request from HAC that Council approve termination of the previous Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) agreement with the Cambridge Housing Authority and approve and adopt a revised PILOT agreement.

New Business

16. SUBJECT: Employee Wellness Program
Recommendation: That Council approve the Employee Wellness Program and authorize Mr. Chet McWilliams of McWilliams Financial Group (City's health insurance broker) to implement the program.

17. SUBJECT: City Employees Health Insurance
Recommendation: That Council authorize Mr. Chet McWilliams from McWilliams Financial Group to secure the High Performance Network and First Health Network as the health network providers for the City of Cambridge health Insurance Plan.

18. SUBJECT: 2016-2017 Budget Development
Recommendation: That Council receive a report from the City Manager on development of the 2015-2016 City Budget.

Committee Reports

19. Sailwinds Advisory Committee: Meeting Report of Jan. 12, 2016

Public Comments

Mayor's and Commissioners' Comments