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City Council Agenda

February 25, 2013

5:00 pm Closed Executive Session to consider the acquisition of real property for a public purpose and matters directly related thereto

7:00 pm Mayor to Convene Council in Regular Session

Motion to adopt or amend agenda as presented

Approve Minutes for February 11, 2013 Council meeting as distributed

Appointments

Representative from James B. Richardson Foundation, Inc. to request use of Long Wharf for the 8th Annual Cambridge Tall Ship Schooner Rendezvous, October 25, 26, 27, 2013. Use of Long Wharf, permission for an encampment, free dockage for registered vessels Thursday, October 24 to Monday, October 28, reduced per-foot charge Thursday, October 24 to Monday, October 28, use of electricity, permission to erect a tent at Long Wharf from October 24 to October 28; additional trash cans; use of barricades; a variance from the noise ordinance at Long Wharf on Friday, October 25 from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, Saturday, October 26 from 10:00 am to 11:00 pm and Sunday, October 27 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm; permission to serve beer and wine on Saturday, October 26 from 12 noon to 11:00 pm and Sunday, October 27 from 12 noon to 6:00 pm; and a blanket permit for vendors, and waiver of vendor fees on October 26 and 27

Joyce Green and/or Ty Banning, Zion Baptist Church, to request permission to close Pine Street from Elm Street to Cedar Street on Saturday, September 14, 2013 from 12 noon to 5:30 pm for the annual Community Day Cookout and a variance from the noise ordinance

Representative from the Johnson family to request permission to use Great Marsh for a family reunion on Saturday, August 10 from 8:00 am until 8:00 pm and a variance from the noise ordinance

Odessa Todd and Marvel Deshields to request permission to use Great Marsh Park for our semi- annual family reunion on Saturday, August 17, 2013 from 10 am until 7 pm; permission to erect a tent and moon bounce, and a variance from the noise ordinance

Suzette Stitley, Baywater Animal Rescue, to request a letter of support for a design and planning workshop for a "no kill companion animal facility"

Representatives from Historic Cambridge Inc. and Morgan State to introduce the historic designation for Pine Street and request a moratorium on property demolition in that district


Unfinished Business

MOU with Dorchester County District Court to use space in the public safety building in the event of an emergency or disaster

Escrow Agreement for the Rehabilitation of 724 Pine Street

Update on the Long Wharf Restroom Facilities

Introduction and First Reading of Ordinance RE: Regulation of Bamboo (Ordinance 1028)

New Business

Re-designation and boundaries for the Enterprise Zone

Re-designation and boundaries for the Arts & Entertainment District

Re-designation and boundaries for Sustainable Communities

Consideration and approval of Resolution adopting an exemption to the Bay Restoration Fee based upon financial hardship of owners of residential dwellings (Resolution 13-003)

Introduction of Ordinance for Zoning Amendment to Amend Section 230(3), Table 2 - Uses Permitted in Non-Residential districts may permit, by right, "Drycleaners, Laundromats" in Neighborhood Commercial (C-1) Zones (Ordinance 1031)

Discuss Committees with expired terms or terms expiring in February 2013 (ADA Committee; Police Board)

Request for support and resolution for Neighborhood BusinessWorks Program application for Brett Summers in association with Cambridge Main Street Partners, LLC; restoration of a detached two and one half story historic building (Resolution 13-004)

Request from Cambridge Main Street for a letter of support for an MHAA grant

Approve Purchase Orders:

PO 5676 - Battle Ridge Kennels & K9 Services - dual purpose patrol/narcotics K9 dog; training and lodging for handler (drug forfeiture account) - $9,000.00

PO 91673 - Paul Ewing's Contractor Supply - 30" drain basin - 2 SDS outlets solid cover - DPW - $1,772.48

PO 91674 - A&E Associates - tidal check valve - DPW - $3,463.00

Public Comments

Mayor's and Commissioner's Comments