The City Manager’s Task Force to Examine the Future of Public Safety in Cambridge was appointed Thursday by City Manager Louis A. DePasquale.
The city has not permitted events or gatherings through its special events process since March 16 because of the coronavirus pandemic, and this extension will make it nearly a year.
Residents 12 or older can vote on Participatory Budgeting projects from Jan 4-9 to help decide how to spend $500,000 on projects to improve the city.
Riverbend Park – created by closing parts of Memorial Drive to cars for use by people on foot and bicycle – will be open from 10 a.m. Thursday through 7 a.m. Monday, weather permitting.
People interested in serving on the Cambridge Commission on the Status of Women should show interest by Jan. 15.
Municipal offices will close Thursday and Friday for the Christmas holiday, as well as on Jan. 1 for New Year’s, city officials said. Payments are not required at parking meters and pay stations on Friday and Jan. 1. There are other changes as well.
A city snow emergency parking ban for an overnight nor’easter, which dropped some 13.4 inches of snow as of Thursday afternoon, ends at 8 a.m. Friday.
A city snow emergency parking ban begins at 8 p.m. Wednesday. Around a foot of snow is expected through Thursday morning.
Green Cambridge and the Cambridge Residents Alliance plan a Zoom community discussion of options for a Tree Protection Ordinance at 7 p.m. Tuesday and invite participants to a focused discussion on options for a new law.