The city will lose approximately $14 million in direct costs out of it $575 million budget if President-elect Donald Trump follows through on a threat to strip sanctuary cities of federal funds, but conversation Monday was of bolstering commitments despite the cost.
An effort to empty the City Council’s “awaiting reports” list for a just-appointed city manager failed Monday on a 2-7 vote.
City councillor Leland Cheung has proposed clearing an “awaiting report” list, starting the new city manager off with a clean slate, but not every councillor looks likely to approve the order at Monday’s meeting.
City councillors should reject a proposal they’ll see Monday to wipe out 34 items awaiting action from the city manager and city staff.
Cambridge officially has a new city manager in Louis A. DePasquale, with city councillors voting unanimously to accept a four-year-plus contract that starts Nov. 14, when he takes the oath of office at 9:30 a.m at City Hall.
People interested in serving on the Cambridge Human Rights Commission are asked to send letters of interest, a résumé and list of applicable experience by mail, fax or email by Dec. 2.
People interested in serving on the Cambridge Human Rights Commission are asked to send letters of interest, a résumé and list of applicable experience by mail, fax or email by Oct. 28.
The City Council has selected Louis A. DePasquale unanimously to be the next city manager. The vote came at 6:55 p.m. today at a special meeting, after nearly 90 minutes of speeches.
In further evidence the job of city manager was always Louis A. DePasquale’s to lose, one of his two competitors dropped out Wednesday. So Cambridge can expect more of the same in leadership, and that’s generally a good thing – generally.
One of three candidates for city manager has dropped out ahead of the City Council’s official vote Thursday, saying he decided the job was not right for him “professionally and personally.”