Attend meetings in Somerville from Feb. 13-19: Relicensing Comcast, armory and EV charging
Comcast License Renewal Public Hearing, 6 p.m. Monday. Comcast Cable presents a draft proposal for its license renewal agreement with the city. The proposal sets guidelines for operations, service provision, licensing fees and in-kind and capital contributions to the city via a federally regulated process for municipal issuance of local cable franchise licenses. The draft proposal is available for public inspection at the Office of the City Clerk at City Hall, 93 Highland Ave. or online. Watchable by Zoom videoconferencing.
Selecting the next superintendent
School Committee, 6 p.m. Monday. The committee votes on whether to offer the position of superintendent of schools to one of three finalists. Livestreamed via GovTV and archived on the city’s website.
City Council Public Utilities and Public Works Committee, 6:30 p.m. Monday. Councilors hear an update from the Public Works commissioner regarding maintenance plans for the city-owned Armory building. Watchable by videoconferencing.
Safe consumption site
City Council Public Health and Public Safety Committee, 7 p.m. Monday. Councilors hear an update from the Health and Human Services director on progress toward creating a safe drug-consumption site, including a timeline for its creation. Watchable by videoconferencing.
City Council Open Space, Environment and Energy Committee, 6 p.m. Thursday. The committee reviews plans for a pilot of on-street fast-charging stations for electric vehicles and discusses whether to charge money for use of EV chargers. Watchable by videoconferencing.
Developments under review
Planning Board, 6 p.m. Thursday. The board continues its review of three proposed developments: a four-story lab building at 256-260 Elm St.; Davis Square; two high-rise lab buildings at 200 McGrath Highway, on the eastern edge of Union Square, and a five-story residential development at 59-61 Bow St. in the heart of Union Square. Watchable by videoconferencing.