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Cambridge City Council Order
- Creation of W. R. Grace Site Advisory Committee

15. Amended Order -- September 18, 1995

Sponsored by: COUNCILLOR TRIANTAFILLOU, COUNCILLOR BORN, COUNCILLOR DUEHAY, and COUNCILLOR TOOMEY

The language of the order follows:

WHEREAS: A number of neighbors in North Cambridge have organized themselves into the Alewife Study Group; and

WHEREAS: These concerned citizens of the City have worked countless hours to investigate and process the issues which arise by reason of The proposed development plans on the W. R. Grace site in North Cambridge and prepare a report on their activities, for presentation and consideration by the council; and

WHEREAS: The City greatly benefits from the participation of such citizens' group; now therefore be it

ORDERED: That the City congratulate the Alewife Study Groupfor its work,, and be it further

ORDERED: That the City Manager and the Community Development Department, be and is hereby requested to take all appropriate steps to determine the best use for the W. R. Grace site in a cooperative manner, including the establishment of a formal committee which would include but need not be limited to representatives from the Alewife Study Group, representatives from Jefferson Park and Rindge Towers, the City Administration, the property owner and the developer, to begin discussions around planning for the site and the recommendations prepared by the Study Group; and be it further

ORDERED: That the process begin with a widely advertised public meeting.

Adopted as amended by the affirmative vote of eight members--

COUNCILLOR GALLUCCIO REQUESTED TO BE RECORDED IN THE NEGATIVE


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