Public meetings this week look at passing zoning more easily, and a Green New Deal; opting out of the MCAS test and a vocational education coalition; the Volpe redevelopment in Kendall Square; “missing middle” zoning; a Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream in Cambridgeport; and much more.
Rodent-resistant trash barrels are on their way to all residential buildings taking part in the city’s trash program, thanks to a $1.5 million outlay approved Monday. But supply chain disruptions from the coronavirus pandemic mean barrels won’t be distributed until the spring of 2022.
Public meetings this week look at surveillance technology, tear gas and why the Planning Board doesn’t like proposed green roofs zoning; bao coming to Central Square and felafel to Porter Square; an overhaul of what and where businesses can be; and enacting a real estate transfer fee.
Public meetings this week look at the city’ credit ratings, zoning plans and whether to add affordable housing to a city parking lot in West Cambridge; services for students; neighborhood group representation and the goals of Envision Cambridge; and a possible condo conversion fee.