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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

SPECIAL PERMIT APPLICATION 

The Planning Board of the City of Cambridge will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, October 03, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. held remotely (see below for instructions to participate) on special permit application case PB-399 for the property located at 110 Fawcett Street for which the Applicant is Strain Station LLC seeking special permits pursuant to Section 11.800 Cannabis Uses for a proposal to Convert an existing space to a Cannabis Retail Store.

TO VIEW PLANS AND DOCUMENTS:  Visit www.cambridgema.gov/specialpermits online. Printed copies are on file in the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall, Cambridge, Massachusetts and at the Community Development Department, 344 Broadway.

TO SEND WRITTEN COMMENTS:  E-mailing [email protected] is preferred. Please include the case number or address. You can also mail comments to Cambridge Planning Board, 344 Broadway, Third Floor, Cambridge, MA 02139. Written comments received by 5:00 P.M. the day before the meeting will be considered by Board Members in advance of the meeting. Comments received later will be entered into the record.

TO COMMENT IN REAL-TIME: Pursuant to Chapter 2 of the Acts of 2023 adopted by Massachusetts General Court and approved by the Governor, the City is authorized to use remote participation at meetings of the Cambridge Planning Board. You can view the meeting remotely and make comments by computer or telephone using Zoom Webinar. Visit www.cambridgema.gov/planningboard online to view the full meeting agenda, register for the Zoom Webinar, and get up-to-date information about the meeting. 

TO VIEW MEETING ONLY:  The meeting will be streamed online through the Open Meeting Portal at www.cambridgema.gov and broadcast on cable TV – Channel 22 within Cambridge. 

FOR QUESTIONS OR ASSISTANCE:  Contact Swaathi Joseph at 617/349-4668 (TTY 617/349-4621), email [email protected].


Public Hearing Notice

PROPERTY TAX RATE CLASSIFICATION

City of Cambridge, Massachusetts

The Cambridge City Council will conduct a public hearing related to setting the property tax rate classification on Monday, October 2, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. This public hearing will be hybrid allowing participation in the Sullivan Chamber, Second Floor, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA and remotely via ZOOM. The purpose of said public hearing is to gather testimony, information and public input concerning the property tax rate classification.  All persons wishing to be heard shall be afforded the opportunity.

Under the laws of the Commonwealth, the City has the option of taxing residential and commercial/industrial property at different tax rates.  At this public meeting, the City Council will review tax rates/classifications proposed by the City Manager and the Board of Assessors.  The votes taken will result in property tax rates that reflect the city’s property tax levy for Fiscal Year 2024, including the granting of the residential exemption.

The ZOOM URL to view the meeting is https://cambridgema.zoom.us/s/97895847144.  If you would like to speak at this Public Hearing, please register to do so using this URL:

https://www.cambridgema.gov/Departments/CityCouncil/PublicCommentSignUpForm

The City of Cambridge will provide reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities upon request.  Please contact the City Clerk at 617-349-4260 or at [email protected].

By Order of the City Council,

Diane P. LeBlanc

City Clerk