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The City Council, the policy setting arm of the City, derives its powers from the City charter and the laws and Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It authorizes public improvements and expenditures, adopts regulations and ordinances, levies taxes, controls the finances and property taxes of the City, and performs many related legislative tasks.
2016-17 Cambridge City Council. Pictured in Front Row: Dennis J. Carlone, Jan Devereux, Mayor E. Denise Simmons, Leland Cheung, and Vice Mayor Marc C. McGovern. Back Row: Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., Nadeem A. Mazen, Craig A. Kelley, and David P. Maher.
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