Cambridge City
MA

Policy Order
POR 2019 #338
ORDER ADOPTED
Oct 7, 2019 5:30 PM

That the City Manager is requested to seek permission from the Department of Conservation and Recreation to plant new trees in Magazine Beach Park in Spring 2020 with a special focus on the eastern end of the park and the grove area.

Information

Department:City Clerk's Office, QZSponsors:Councillor Quinton Zondervan, Vice Mayor Jan Devereux, Councillor Marc C. McGovern, Vice Mayor Alanna Mallon
Category:Policy Order

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WHEREAS:

It has come to the attention of the City Council that many trees at Magazine Beach Park have been lost in recent years to old age, severe weather, and other factors; and

 

 

WHEREAS:

The Department of Public Works Commissioner has expressed a willingness to plant new trees in Magazine Beach, subject to Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) permission; now therefore be it

 

 

ORDERED:

That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to seek permission from DCR to plant new trees in Magazine Beach Park in Spring 2020 with a special focus on the eastern end of the park and the grove area; and be it further

 

 

ORDERED:

That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to bring an appropriation before the City Council if necessary to fund such an effort, including the cost of watering and maintenance; and be it further

 

 

ORDERED:

That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to report back to the City Council on this matter prior to the Spring 2020 planting season.

 

Meeting History

Oct 7, 2019 5:30 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting
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BY AFFIRMATIVE VOTE OF NINE MEMBERS

RESULT:ORDER ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]
YEAS:Dennis J. Carlone, Jan Devereux, Craig A. Kelley, Alanna Mallon, Marc C. McGovern, Sumbul Siddiqui, E. Denise Simmons, Timothy J. Toomey, Quinton Zondervan