An accident of timing could make for turnover in two of the four slots making up the city’s Election Commission, as commissioner Larry Ward’s term expired April 1 and commissioner Peter Sheinfeld died March 29 with a year left on his latest four-year term.
If our City Council had a theme for its current term, it would most likely be “missed opportunities” – prominently on display in its process for choosing a new city manager and deciding to send a lobbying ordinance to committee rather than to the city manager.
A massive municipal budget of $574.6 million is projected for the coming fiscal year, 4.8 percent and $26.3 million bigger than the current adopted budget, and it comes with an expected bump of 6.2 percent in property tax.
After spending more than a year on surveys and qualitative metrics, the Cambridge Broadband Task Force has its first look at the potential cost of a city-run, high-speed Internet service.
Sunny Cambridge, a program that provides access to online tools and resources for making decisions about solar power, launched this week. The program will allow residents to get comprehensive, unbiased information for making an educated solar purchase.
The City Council approved a timeline in the search for a new city manager to culminate in a hiring vote Sept. 26, and learned that retiring City Manager Richard C. Rossi has expressed a willingness to stay on another three months, to Sept. 30.
April 22 is the deadline for résumés and letters of interest from residents interested in serving on the Cambridge Affordable Housing Trust.
City Manager Richard C. Rossi is seeking a resident to fill a vacancy on the Cambridge Conservation Commission.
Police Commissioner Robert C. Haas is retiring after nine years leading the Cambridge Police Department, effective at the end of his contract in May.
People interested in serving on the Cambridge Human Rights Commission are asked to send letters of interest, a résumé and list of applicable experience.