City Manager Seeks Applicants for Committee on Public Planting


Committee on Public Planting

City Manager Richard C. Rossi is seeking applicants for the Committee on Public Planting.

This Committee is charged with the responsibility of promoting and improving the quality and diversity of plantings throughout all areas of Cambridge. This includes: reviewing planting plans for new public work in the city; advising the city on effective maintenance of public plantings; supporting the role of the City Arborist; and encouraging interest in public plantings in all neighborhoods.

Applicants must be Cambridge residents. Experience in horticulture desirable. Interest in urban forestry and landscape issues required.

Interested applicants should send a letter of interest and/or resume by January 31, 2014 to:

Owen O’Riordan, DPW Commissioner
Public Works Department
147 Hampshire St.
Cambridge, MA 02139

Applicants can also email their materials to

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Cambridge City Hall

795 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge MA, 02139
Ph: 617-349-4000
TTY: 617-349-4242

Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm

Louis DePasquale
City Manager

Lisa C. Peterson
Deputy City Manager