The 19 members of the Preliminary Screening Committee for a new city manager have been chosen, including four city councillors.
City officials assured citizens that plans to remake the Out of Town News kiosk in Harvard Square were not proceeding without public input and process, stressing that a design was not set and rejecting charges of a conflict of interest in selecting an architect.
The Council on Aging is seeking people to serve on its board and advocate for issues important to seniors. Applicants must be age 60 or older and a Cambridge resident.
In anticipation of expected great interest from people seeking to be Cambridge’s next city manager, city officials are assembling a 19-member committee to screen résumés and conduct preliminary interviews with the highest-qualified candidates.
Fears of an attack on public schools and scary encounters with potentially violent people in city buildings have given rise to a municipal “building security enhancement project” with a starting price tag of $2.1 million.
Cambridge Community Television is inviting residents into its studios July 20 to be part of a video letter to the next city manager, but first comes “Final Remarks: A Conversation with City Manager Richard C. Rossi” from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Main Library.
A bid for $25 million in state funding for infrastructure such as roads and a dedicated sewer connection comes at a crucial time for future development in the NorthPoint neighborhood off East Cambridge.
The City Council approved a $1.4 million “friendly” eminent domain taking of 859 Massachusetts Ave. at Monday’s meeting. The building was home to the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce, which moved out in mid-May.
Whether the city adds parking levels to its Green Street Garage in Central Square may depend on how quickly driverless cars change how Cantabrigians get around.
In an attempt to garner broad input in the search for a new city manager, 19 public focus groups have been scheduled for the eight days starting Thursday.