Cambridge City
MA

Policy Order
POR 2018 #206
ORDER ADOPTED AS AMENDED
Sep 17, 2018 5:30 PM

That the City Manager is requested to direct the Community Development Department and any other relevant City personnel to establish an Inman Square Business Impact Plan ahead of formally initiating the Inman Square street reconfiguration process.

Information

Department:City Clerk's Office, DSSponsors:Councillor E. Denise Simmons, Councillor Alanna Mallon
Category:Policy Order

Attachments

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  2. ORIGINAL

Body

WHEREAS:

As the City continues moving towards an Inman Square redesign in order to increase the safety for bicyclists, motorists, and pedestrians, members of the community are urging that the City do so in the most expeditious and responsible manner; and

 

 

WHEREAS:

In addition to honing in upon the street reconfiguration plan that will yield significantly safer intersections, it is imperative that the City also take deliberate measures to mitigate the negative impacts that a prolonged construction period could have upon Inman Square’s small businesses; and

 

 

WHEREAS:

A clear Business Impact Plan by the City, which will evaluate how the anticipated 12 – 16 month construction process may impact Inman Square businesses and will lay out the specific measures the City must and will take to ensure that these businesses can survive the process, is a critical component of the larger Inman Square redesign project; now therefore be it

 

 

ORDERED:

That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to direct the Community Development Department and any other relevant City personnel to establish an Inman Square Business Impact Plan ahead of formally initiating the Inman Square street reconfiguration process; and be it further

 

 

ORDERED:

That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to report back to the City Council on this matter in a timely manner.

 

Meeting History

Sep 17, 2018 5:30 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:ORDER ADOPTED AS AMENDED