Thursday, July 18, 2024

Construction at The Foundry community building in September. (Photo: Tyler Motes)

Preparing for the budget process

School Committee, 6 p.m. Tuesday. The business of educating gets underway with a superintendent’s presentation on putting together the next school district budget and vice chair Rachel Weinstein announcing subcommittee assignments for the two-year term. Another report is scheduled from the Office of Student Support Services, and there’s a resolution honoring Maurico Gutierrez, a student in the postgraduate program who died Jan. 7. The committee meets in the Dr. Henrietta S. Attles Meeting Room at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, 459 Broadway, Mid-Cambridge. Televised and watchable by Zoom video conferencing.

Envision and single-family zones

Planning Board, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The three-year citywide master planning process known as Envision Cambridge, which submitted a final report in November 2019, returns as support for the discussion begun Jan. 4 about eliminating single-family and two-family-only zoning citywide. A presentation that the board will see is available here. Also on the agenda is a discussion about how to do in-person community engagement meetings amid a pandemic. Televised and watchable by Zoom video conferencing.

Landlording and leasing

Cambridge Redevelopment Authority, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. A peek into what’s coming as board members mull a lease for the media arts nonprofit Loop Lap in the “nonprofit row” building at 99 Bishop Allen Drive, near Central Square; more leases at the new Foundry community building at 101 Rogers St., East Cambridge, for Deep Genomics (which uses artificial intelligence to invent medicines), the Commonwealth Cancer Consortium (also known as the superteam of Break Through Cancer) and Breakthrough Greater Boston (which prepares low-income students for college and trains urban teachers); and a sign for Life Alive, an organic cafe expanding its Cambridge presence from Central Square, at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard building at 415 Main St., Kendall Square. Watchable by Zoom video conferencing.