Cambridge City
MA

Policy Order
POR 2018 #131
ORDER ADOPTED AS AMENDED
May 7, 2018 5:30 PM

The City Manager is requested to direct the Commissioner of the Department of Public Works to immediately and permanently repair Rufo Road.

Information

Department:City Clerk's Office, TTSponsors:Councillor Timothy J. Toomey, Councillor Alanna Mallon
Category:Policy Order

Attachments

  1. Printout
  2. Original Order

Body

WHEREAS:

It has come to the attention of the City Council that Rufo Road in East Cambridge is still in need of critical repair; and 

 

 

 WHEREAS:

Rufo Road is a heavily traveled roadway which serves as a connector to important resources for residents such as the Cambridge Health Alliance, the shopping plaza and athletic fields; and

 

 

 WHEREAS:

The City Council has repeatedly requested that the City repair Rufo Road; and

 

 

WHEREAS:

The City contracted with a surveyor to conduct research on the ownership of Rufo Road where it was established that Cambridge owns the majority of Rufo Road; and

 

 

WHEREAS:

This recent winter further exacerbated the problem; and

 

 

WHEREAS:

The continued deterioration of Rufo Road presents a danger to pedestrians, motor vehicles, and cyclists; now therefore be it

 

 

ORDERED:

The City Manager be and hereby is requested to direct the Commissioner of the Department of Public Works to immediately and permanently repair Rufo Road and report back to the City Council by the May 14, 2018 City Council meeting.

 

Meeting History

May 7, 2018 5:30 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:ORDER ADOPTED AS AMENDED