Public meetings this week look at arts funding, a short-term extension of the city manager’s contract, an Affordable Housing Overlay Zoning Petition; a call to skip MCAS standardized testing this academic year; truck traffic, and safer streets in Harvard Square; and much more.
Public meetings this week look at the the Tobin/Vassal Lane school project, Kendall Square design, public schools’ curriculum for the fall and how faculty “check-ins” with students work, as well as plenty on the coronavirus recovery and the pot shop that wants to replace Stereo Jack’s Records.
Public meetings this week look at new open space and other changes coming to Kendall Square and how coronavirus might change the use of school campuses and the revamp of Tobin Montessori and Vassal Lane. A police funding order that caused conflict last week is also back to the City Council.
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.
Zoning handling Grand Junction and substation ‘just beginning’ after years of piecing together (corrected)
The council brought a Grand Junction path closer to reality and sent a power station farther from a school with zoning that rewards two developers at once. But the city manager and executive director of the Cambridge Redevelopment Authority both warned that approval was really just the start.
Attend meetings this week on a $1.2 million plan to plant more trees, the limits of municipal independence in the face of federal immigration enforcement policy, the school district budget, a Kendall Square hotel proposal, a $250 million, four-year school and park project and much more.