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What are the most important issues to you/your family that you think the next City Manager should focus on?

I think the next Cambridge City Manager should focus on increasing the Affordable Housing stock in Cambridge.

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This means increasing housing which requires major revisions to the zoning ordinance. That is the Councils role, not the City Manager.

It's still important to have the Council and City Manager aligned on key priorities. A CM can do a lot to help or hinder progress, and solid executive leadership is needed to ensure city programs are well-run.

17 supporters

Right, the Community Development Department, where City planners who draft zoning language work, reports to the City Manager, and the City Manager appoints members of the Planning Board and Board of Zoning... Read more...

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J Saif- I don't think it's at all accurate to say that members of the Planning Board and Board of Zoning Appeals oppose increasing the housing supply in Cambridge. Planning Board members have for years... Read more...