Cambridge City

Policy Order
POR 2019 #376
Order Adopted as Amended
Nov 25, 2019 5:30 PM

That the City Manager is requested to allocate the necessary funds to maintain the existing staffing levels and operating hours at the O’Connell Branch Library.


Department:City Clerk's OfficeSponsors:Councillor Timothy J. Toomey, Vice Mayor Alanna Mallon, Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui, Councillor Quinton Zondervan
Category:Policy Order


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The OConnell Library has been operating on an extended-hours schedule to accommodate neighbors during the construction at the Valente Library Branch and the neighborhood has benefitted greatly from the extended-hours schedule; and




Now with the completion of the Valente Library construction, the neighborhood has expressed its desire to maintain the extended-hours schedule at the OConnell Branch, making it permanent; now therefore be it




That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to allocate the necessary funds to maintain the existing staffing levels with an emphasis on full time employment and operating hours at the OConnell Branch Library and report back to the Council on this matter no later than December 16, 2019 Council meeting.




Further be it ordered that the City Manager undertake a review of staffing of the other branches with the objective of maintaining equitable daytime and evening hours across other branches including Boudreau, O'Neill and Collins


Meeting History

Nov 25, 2019 5:30 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting
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YEAS:Dennis J. Carlone, Jan Devereux, Craig A. Kelley, Alanna Mallon, Marc C. McGovern, Sumbul Siddiqui, E. Denise Simmons, Timothy J. Toomey, Quinton Zondervan