Cambridge City
MA

Policy Order
POR 2019 #190
ORDER ADOPTED
Jun 3, 2019 5:30 PM

Request for Draft Language Related to the Net Zero Action Plan

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Department:City Clerk's Office, QZSponsors:Councillor Quinton Zondervan, Councillor Sumbul Siddiqui, Councillor Alanna Mallon, Vice Mayor Jan Devereux
Category:Policy Order

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WHEREAS:

At the May 21, 2019 City Council Health and Environment committee hearing on the FY18 Net Zero Action Plan progress report, several long-anticipated policy proposals were discussed; and

 

 

WHEREAS:

These proposals include amendments to Article 22 of the zoning code to raise the highest required design standard to LEED Gold (plus energy points) and to create more generous exemptions when retrofitting existing buildings with additional exterior insulation; and

 

 

WHEREAS:

Also discussed was a framework proposal for amendments to the Building Energy Use Disclosure Ordinance (BEUDO) and a rooftop solar requirement; now therefore be it

 

 

ORDERED:

That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to present available draft amendments to Article 22 to the City Council for discussion in committee immediately, in anticipation of an ordination process this summer; and be it further

 

 

ORDERED:

That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to provide the draft framework proposal and timeline for amendments to BEUDO, as well as the draft language for rooftop solar by September 2, 2019 for discussion in committee, in anticipation of an ordination process next year.

 

Meeting History

Jun 3, 2019 5:30 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

BY AFFIRMATIVE VOTE OF EIGHT MEMBERS

RESULT:ORDER ADOPTED