U.S. Rep. Katherine Clark at work in September. (Photo: U.S Rep. Katherine Clark via Facebook)

Insider’s look at impeachment process from Rep Clark

U.S. Rep. Katherine Clark talks about “Impeachment: What Lies Ahead,” 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. Free. Cambridge Democrats bring in Clark – the sixth-ranking member of House Democratic leadership, serving as vice chair of the House Democratic Caucus – for an insider’s view of historic impeachment proceedings, which enter a public hearings phase this week.

The talk is set to be held at Lesley University’s second floor University Hall, 1815 Massachusetts Ave., Porter Square.


‘Green Building,’ insulation requirements get review

Ordinance Committee, noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday. This committee run by city councillors Dennis Carlone and Craig Kelley will talk about proposed changes to the “Green Building Requirements” and insulation parts of the zoning code.

The committee meets at City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square.

Urban Forest Master Plan task force findings heard

Health & Environment Committee, 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. This committee run by vice mayor Jan Devereux and city councillor Quinton Zondervan will talk about the findings of the Urban Forest Master Plan task force. Televised.

The committee meets at City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square.

Officials dig into co-teaching, inclusive practices

School Committee, 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Co-teaching and inclusive practices get an intensive look at this roundtable – which means no public comment. Televised.

The committee meets in the Dr. Henrietta S. Attles Meeting Room at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, 459 Broadway, Mid-Cambridge.

Medical weed sellers ready to win suit for recreational

Planning Board, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Revolutionary Clinics seeks its permits to open recreational marijuana shops at medical marijuana dispensaries at 541 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square, and 110 Fawcett St., in the Cambridge Highlands. The city is early in a two-year period that grants exclusive adult-use pot sales to“economic empowerment” business owners, locking out registered marijuana dispensaries – but Revolutionary Clinics is suing the city to overturn the decision and wants to be ready if it wins. And speaking of the Cambridge Highlands, Abodez is asking for another extension on a special permit it got in December 2016 to build at 605 Concord Ave. there, since it has filed a building permit application and has already made payments to the city ($25,000 toward funding a Hubway station in the Alewife area and $27,800 toward a feasibility study for a pedestrian bridge over the railroad to the Alewife T station). Televised.

The board meets on the second floor of the City Hall Annex, 344 Broadway, Mid-Cambridge.


Wrestling with approach to campaign finance reform

Government Operations, Rules & Claims Committee, noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday. This committee run by vice mayor Jan Devereux enters the thorny area of campaign finance reform trying to keep developers or others with business concerns from getting influence over candidates for elected office by finding their campaigns.Televised. 

The committee meets at City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square.

Councillors get down to looking at Envision plan

Neighborhood & Long Term Planning, Public Facilities, Arts & Celebration Committee, 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday. This committee run by city councillors Quinton Zondervan and Dennis Carlone will talk about the final report from Envision Cambridge, the $6 million, three-year citywide master planning process.

The committee meets at City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square.


CambridgeSide financials closer to examination

Ordinance Committee, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. This committee run by city councillors Dennis Carlone and Craig Kelley will look at zoning changes that could allow for a major renovation at the Cambridgeside mall. Talk might center around how to do a review of New England Development’s pro forma financials to see if the requested zoning is as vital as it says, at the size it says.  

The committee meets at City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square.