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City Council Agenda

April 9, 2012
 AGENDA

Council Meeting

April 9, 2012

6:00 pm          Closed Executive Session [To consider a preliminary 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

Approve minutes for March 26, 2012 Council meeting as distributed

Appointments

Presentation by Michael Boeck, University of Maryland Landscape Architect Graduate Student, on his thesis focused on shoreline erosion control, focusing on the shoreline in Cambridge

Representatives from Cambridge Main Street to request the following:

  • Farmers Market, Thursdays, May 3 through October 11, 3:00 - 6:00 pm; use of the city-owned parking lot at Academy & Muir streets and/or Long Wharf; block off from Thursday morning and opened up again at market's end; a variance from the noise ordinance for acoustic music (now and again)
  • Farmers Market Tuesdays, June 19 through October 9, 8 am to noon in the city lot (and/or Long Wharf) for a few vendors; close only a portion of the parking lot.
  • Saturday, July 14, Taste of Cambridge - close 400 block of Race Street and 500block of Poplar Street from 1:00 pm until 11:00 pm; variance from the noise ordinance from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm; outside liquor sales; Police Department presence; and the use of spare city garbage cans.
  • Saturday, September 15, Summer Sendoff: Blues, Brews, and BBQ - Close 400block of Race Street and 500 block of Poplar Street from 2:00 pm until 11:00pm; variance from the noise ordinance from 5:00 pm until 10:00 pm; outside alcohol sales; Police Department presence; and the use of spare city garbage cans.

Robert Wood to request permission to hold a kids triathlon, sponsored by the Cambridge Multi Sport Club, on July 4, 2012 starting at approximately 8:00  a.m. beginning and ending at the Dorchester County YMCA using Somerset Avenue, Glasgow Street, and Hambrooks Boulevard

Christine Foxwell and Phyllis Weber, Dorchester Relay for Life to discuss their "Paint the Town Purple" project; to request a variance from the noise ordinance for Relay on May 18th and 19th at Cambridge South Dorchester High School and to receive a proclamation declaring Cambridge a Relay for Life Community

Representative from the Choptank River Lighthouse Society to request permission to use the grassy area of Long Wharf for the Choptank River Lighthouse Dedication event on Saturday, September 22, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm; a variance from the noise ordinance; and permission to serve alcohol in the park

Aja Luke, Ace Ryderz Social Club, to request permission to use Great Marsh Park on Saturday, June 2 from 12:00 pm until 4:00 pm for a community event called "We Stand Against" and a variance from the noise ordinance

Representatives from the Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Center for Towns to request a resolution for a Gateway Initiative project which will take place in the fall of 2012

Jermaine Anderson to request permission to use the City's property on the corner of Race and Cedar Streets for an event called 'King's Called Summit'

Unfinished Business

Approve Finding of Facts for rezoning request of Cambridge Rentals, LLC

Public comment and approval of ordinance to amend Section 16-1 regarding use of sidewalks by adjoining property owners (Ordinance 1022)

Public comment and approval of ordinance to regulate business hours in the Arts & Entertainment District between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. (Ordinance 1023)

Appoint alternate member to the Ethics Commission

New Business

Approve renewal of line of credit with The National Bank of Cambridge for capital projects through December 31, 2012

Discuss letter of support to amend County excise tax

Approve financial statement for February 2012

Approve budget amendment for Financial Administration

Discuss the Tech Park "Share of Proceeds Agreement"

Discuss the Tech Park "Purchase and Development Agreement"

Approve PO 5597 - Maryland Municipal League - Convention - $2,397.00

 

THE CITY COUNCIL RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MEET IN CLOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION PURSUANT TO SECTION 10-508, STATE GOVERNMENT ARTICLE, ANNOTATED CODE OF MARYLAND.