Cambridge City
MA

Policy Order
POR 2018 #154
ORDER ADOPTED
Jun 18, 2018 5:30 PM

That the City Manager is requested to work with the Fire Department and Department of Public Works to conduct a comprehensive facilities survey of all firehouses to identify immediate and long-term improvements, including adequate accommodations for all genders.

Information

Department:City Clerk's Office, MMSponsors:Mayor Marc C. McGovern, Councillor Alanna Mallon, Councillor Timothy J. Toomey
Category:Policy Order

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WHEREAS:

The Cambridge Fire Department has been recognized since 1999 as a Class 1 Fire Department, a distinction shared by only four other departments in Massachusetts, and less than 200 departments nationally; and

 

 

WHEREAS:

In establishing this rating, the Insurance Services Office (ISO) evaluates the equipment, apparatus, staffing, and training of fire departments; and

 

 

WHEREAS:

During a recent visit to several fire houses, it was observed that various facility improvements are needed; now therefore be it

 

 

ORDERED:

That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to work with the Fire Department and Department of Public Works to conduct a comprehensive facilities survey to identify immediate and long-term improvements, including adequate accommodations for all genders; and be it further

 

 

ORDERED:

That the City Manager is requested to report back to the City Council by the end of October with appropriations necessary to conduct essential repairs in the City’s fire houses, and to consider any larger-scale renovations in our long-term planning process.

 

Meeting History

Jun 18, 2018 5:30 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting
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RESULT:ORDER ADOPTED