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City Council Agenda

May 13, 2013
6:00 pm Closed Executive Sessions
• Personnel
• Consider a matter that concerns the proposal for a business or industrial organization to locate, expand, or remain in Cambridge

7:00 pm Mayor to Convene Council in Regular Session

Motion to adopt or amend agenda as presented

Approve Minutes for April 22, 2013 Council meeting as distributed

Approve Minutes for May 6, 2013 Council meeting as distributed

Appointments

Representative from the Seafood Feastival Committee for a variance from the noise ordinance (1:00 pm until 6:00 pm); trash removal; patrols by the Police Department; and permission to use the City-owned parking lot adjacent to the Sailwinds Park parking lot to park the buses (close parking lot as of Friday, August 9th beginning at 4:00 pm) for the Seafood Feastival on Saturday, August 10th

Representative from Pearl Seas Cruisers LLC to request permission to dock at Sailwinds Park

Robert J. Wood to request permission to conduct a kids triathlon on Thursday, July 4th in the morning, beginning and ending at the YMCA and including Somerset Avenue, Glasgow Street and Hambrooks Boulevard

Representative from Holy Ground Anointed Church of Deliverance to request permission to use Cornish Park on Saturday, June 15th, for ‘A Day in the Park' and a variance from the noise ordinance

Representative from Faith Baptist Fellowship to request the City abandon the alley which bisects their property on the corner of Race Street and Pennsylvania Avenue (alley runs parallel to Race Street)

Representatives from Cambridge Main Street to request:
• Farmers Market, Tuesday, July 2nd, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm - in the city-owned parking lot and adjacent grassy area at Long Wharf; space blocked off from Tuesday morning and opened up at market's end; and a variance from the noise ordinance
• Farmers Market, Saturdays, June 22nd through August 24th, 8:30 am to 12 noon in the city-owned parking lot and adjacent grassy area at Long Wharf; space blocked off from 8:00 am and opened up again at market's end; variances from the noise ordinance for occasional music

Representative from Cambridge American Legion Post 91 to request permission to conduct its annual Memorial Day Ceremony (Monday, May 27th); close off traffic around the fountain circle at 10:00 am; parking permitted on Long Wharf parking lot; Memorial Day Ceremony from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm max.; reopen circle upon conclusion; variance from the noise ordinance for PA system and cannon salute; police assistance for traffic control and no parking on inner circle; Police Honor Guard for ceremony; and depending on wind conditions to have fountain turned on

Lou Hyman, Dorchester Skipjack Committee, to request permission to use Long Wharf on September 21st from 8:00 am until 1:00 pm during the Choptank Heritage Skipjack Race; close off a portion of the parking lot between the Nathan slip and the river for exhibitors and viewers; waiver of dockage fee for the boats that tie up along Long Wharf; a variance from the noise ordinance; and permission to set off firearms (signal cannon) within City limits

Representatives from Alpha Genesis CDC to discuss the construction schedule for their 507 Race Street Project

Representatives from Alpha Genesis to request permission to block off Pine Street from Cedar Street to Elm Street on Saturday, June 15th from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm and a variance from the noise ordinance for a Juneteenth Festival

Rev. Dedra Martin, New Life Christian Church and Ministries (923 Phillips Street) to request permission to block off the street in front of their church on Saturday, June 29th from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm; a variance from the noise ordinance on June 29th and June 30th from 1:00 pm until 7:00 pm; and a few trash cans to be used during their International Weekend

Unfinished Business

None

New Business

Adopt FY2014 tax rate

Adopt FY2014 budget

Approval to apply for the MDOT Bikeways (Economic Development)

Presentation on SAGE Classroom opportunity (Economic Development)

Request by CPD to allocate funds for BJAG grant (CPD)

Request to go to bid for Long Wharf restroom facility (DPW)

Request to make an application to the Department of Transportation for the 2013 TIGER grant round for the restoration of High Street and Long Wharf (announced on April 24 - due on June 3) (DPW)

Request to file Certified Local Government Status application for the City of Cambridge and Historic Preservation Commission (DPW)

Permission to file for Maryland Historic Trust grant application for training and other funding opportunities (DPW)

Introduction and first reading of Ordinance 1032 to amend the zoning ordinance to prohibit billboards and to regulate the conversion of existing billboards to digital electronic display

Approve budget amendment for Cambridge Police Department

Approve Purchase Orders:

PO 5698 - Rescue Fire Company, Inc. - reimbursement for train garden expenses - $1,300.00

PO 5700 - Will Browns Truck Repair - DOT inspection of Engines 1-1,1-2, 1-3, 1-4; Tower 1-1; Rescue 1 1; Hazmat 1; Tractor and Trailer; Brush 1-1; and special team trailer for RFC - $8,000

PO 2013-00000074 - Jess Jr.'s & Sons LLC- furnish/install new equipment on C-24 - $5,018.75 (Drug Forfeiture Account)

PO 5680 - Pyro Engineering, Inc. - balance of fireworks display - $12,500.00 (FY14)

Public Comments


Mayor's and Commissioner's Comments