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.
Public meetings this week look at $267 million in spending – starting with $237 million for the Tobin Montessori and Vassal Lane Upper Schools – and when the city will wrap up its look at digital equity and begin work on municipal broadband. “Nonprofit row” and the Foundry projects take shape too.