ABC September 2016 Newsletter: A New City Manager and Volpe Updates

As summer comes to a close the City Council is back to regular weekly meetings with some big decisions to be made in the fall.



The search for the next City Manager has been narrowed to three finalists. A “Meet the Finalists” forum will be held on Tuesday, September 20th from 6-9 pm at the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School. The City Council will conduct public interviews of the candidates starting at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, September 21st at City Hall. The Council will vote on the appointment on Thursday, September 29th.
City of Cambridge
Cambridge Chronicle

ABC and Chairman Jesse Kanson-Benanav were featured in the Boston edition of Metro. The article discusses the broader YIMBY movement to increase affordability and sustainability in urban settings.

The Cambridge-based Lincoln Institute's Landlines magazine recently released an article about infill development in Cambridge and other cities. 
Lincoln Institute: Landlines

The Boston Globe recently reported on the continuing process and plans for the Volpe Center in Kendall Square.
Boston Globe: Cambridge wonders ‘What’s the plan?’ for Volpe site


The next ABC general meeting will take place on Tuesday, September 27th at 6:30 pm at the Central Square Library at 45 Pearl Street.
A Better Cambridge

The Port Pride Day will take place Saturday, September 24th from 12 pm – 5 pm at Clement Morgan Park.
Port Pride Day



According to CDD 42% of Cambridge’s land is residential and 20% is used for open space.