The Town of Cambridge encourages and promotes involvement by people in the final decision-producing process by participation on a selection of boards and commissions, as properly as non permanent advisory committees and endeavor forces. Serving on a board or fee can be a worthwhile experience and an superb way to lead to the high-quality of daily life of the local community in which you dwell or operate. We count greatly on the desire and involvement of those people volunteers who search for a more active part in the operating of their local authorities.
Choice for appointment to a single of our boards and commissions is generally based on the pursuing properties:
• A wide point of view and concern for the welfare and development of the Town
• A familiarity with the City’s record, concerns, and targets
• Metropolis residency, in most conditions
• A willingness to commit time and hard work to the work of said board or commission
• Awareness of and comprehension of the City’s ordinances and guidelines
• Well balanced and diverse representation on boards and commissions as possible
Vacancies remaining advertised at this time:
Cambridge Cemetery Grasp Approach Overview Team (Software Deadline 12-4-20)
The Cemetery Master Prepare seeks to make improvements to the layout and procedure of the Cambridge Cemetery. The City’s advisor will be thinking of alternative varieties of internment, including and re-landscaping locations, and addressing how most effective to create and increase the closing resting put for Cambridge residents. The Cemetery Master System Assessment Team will start off conference practically around the future couple months. Subcommittees may possibly be established up to investigate particular subjects and then report back to the Evaluate Team. Be sure to submit an application per the procedure indicated even further underneath.
Harvard Square Advisory Committee (Software Deadline 3-5-21)
The Harvard Sq. Advisory Committee assessments and remarks on land use and development proposals in the Harvard Sq. Overlay District for every the Cambridge Zoning Ordinance (Area 20.54). The committee conducts Significant Undertaking Evaluate consultations and feedback on apps for variances and special permits from the Preparing Board and Board of Zoning Appeal (BZA), as effectively as other proposals. The Committee satisfies roughly month to month or on an as-wanted foundation. When distributing your application per the approach beneath, please review the qualifications mentioned in this article and include a letter detailing why you are interested and a resume or other description of how you meet a person or additional of the skills
Programs to provide on any of these committees can be submitted to City Manager Louis A. DePasquale employing the City’s on the net application process at www.cambridgema.gov/apply and picking out the respective committee(s) of desire. A go over letter and resume or relevant working experience can be submitted for the duration of the on line software method. Paper programs are out there in the Metropolis Manager’s Business office at Cambridge Metropolis Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue. Be sure to observe the software deadlines for the respective committees outlined previously mentioned.