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 keeping eviction moratoriums in place even if the state lets its own expire, how to respond to crises without police, changes to the city’s marijuana retail laws, holding coronavirus-era classes in city parks, a Buckingham, Browne & Nichols expansion and more.
Exploring city employees’ race, gender and pay? There’s a tool for it, but it might not fix inequity
Numbers on a color-coded interactive website maintained by Cambridge city government show obvious racial and ethnic disparities in pay and job category in the city’s workforce. Three years after its creation, it’s reportedly being used by city employees and a consultant presenting in October.