2015 Planning Board Agendas, Transcripts and Hearing Notices

In place of meeting minutes, the Planning board adopts transcripts of each meeting.

Date Agenda Transcripts Scheduled Items
January 6, 2015 Agenda Transcript • PUD-KS Rezoning Initial Proposal (See Zoning Amendments for information)
January 20, 2015 Agenda Transcript • MBTA Presentation of Lechmere Station and Green Line Extension Plans
• Hearing - Amendment to Special Permit 175 Archstone North Point - Notice Second Hearing - Application Materials
• Hearing - Amendment to Special Permit 179 HYM North Point - Notice Second Hearing - Application Materials
January 27, 2015 Agenda Meeting Cancelled.
February 3, 2015 Agenda Transcript • Town Gown Reports and Presentations - Presentations and Public Comment

Location Change: Meeting to take place at Citywide Senior Center at 806 Massachusetts Avenue, across the street from City Hall
February 10, 2015 Agenda Meeting Cancelled.
February 17, 2015 Agenda Transcript • Hearing - Special Permit PB #296 (57 JFK Street) - Notice - Application Materials
• PUD-KS Rezoning Continued Discussion (See Zoning Amendments for information)
• PUD Pre-Application Meeting - 85-139 First Street
February 24, 2015 Agenda Transcript • Hearing - Normandy Twining Zoning Petition - Notice - Petition Materials
• Design Update - PB #141 South Plaza (Cambridge Research Park / Kendall Square) - Drawings
March 3, 2015 Agenda Transcript • Continued Hearing - Special Permit PB #294 (88 Ames Street) - Notice - Application Materials
March 10, 2015 Agenda Transcript • Hearing - Foundry Disposition - Notice - Additional Information
• Town Gown Reports - Planning Board Discussion 
March 24, 2015 Agenda Transcript • Hearing - Special Permit PB #297 (First Street PUD) - Notice - Application Materials
• Continued Deliberation - Special Permit PB #294 (88 Ames Street) - Application Materials
March 31, 2015 Agenda Transcript • Hearing - Special Permit PB #295 (305 Webster Ave) - Notice - Application Materials
• Hearing - Amendment to Special Permit PB #243 (Alexandria Center - Parking Reduction) - Notice - Application Materials
April 7, 2015 Agenda Transcript • PUD-KS Rezoning Continued Discussion (See Zoning Amendments for information)
April 21, 2015 Agenda Transcript • Hearing - Chestnut Hill Realty Zoning Petition (Basement Housing Overlay Revisions) - Notice - Petition Materials
April 28, 2015 Agenda Transcript • Continued Hearing - Normandy Twining Zoning Petition - Notice - Petition Materials
May 5, 2015 Agenda Transcript • PUD-KS Rezoning Continued Discussion (See Zoning Amendments for information)
May 19, 2015 Agenda Transcript • Hearing - Special Permit PB #298 (950 Massachusetts Ave, Green Roof) - Notice - Application Materials
May 26, 2015 Agenda Transcript • Continued Hearing - Special Permit PB #295 (305 Webster Ave) - Notice - Application Materials
• Preliminary discussion on Planning Board rules and guidelines for community engagement (see above)
June 2, 2015 Agenda Transcript • Hearing - Carsharing Zoning Petition - Notice - Petition Materials
June 9, 2015 Agenda   • Walking tour of MIT Kendall Square area. No hearings will be held and no votes will be taken.
June 16, 2015 Agenda Transcript • Design Review - PB #293, 75 JFK Street, bicycle parking - Materials
• BZA Case Review, including 1350 Massachusetts Ave, Harvard Smith Campus Center (formerly Holyoke Center) - Materials from Harvard Square Advisory Committee
• Design Review - PB #175, 1-5 East Street (Avalon North Point) - Materials
June 29, 2015 Agenda Transcript • Hearing (Jointly held with Ordinance Committee, Sullivan Chamber, City Hall, 6:00 P.M.) - PUD-KS Rezoning Petition - Notice - Petition Materials
July 14, 2015 Agenda Transcript • Continued Deliberation - PUD-KS Rezoning Petition - Petition Materials
• Hearing - Special Permit PB #300, 16-18 Eliot Street - Notice - Application Materials
• Design Update - 100 Binney Street, PB #243 - Materials
July 21, 2015 Agenda Transcript • Continued Hearing - PB #296, 57 JFK Street - Notice - Materials
• Hearing - Incentive Zoning Amendments - Notice - Petition Materials
July 28, 2015 Agenda Transcript • Hearing - Special Permit PB #299, 2551 Massachusetts Ave - Notice - Application Materials
• Request for Minor Amendment (Phasing) - Special Permit PB #179, NorthPoint - Materials
August 4, 2015 Agenda Transcript • Discussion - Affordable Housing - PB Materials
• Discussion - Net Zero Task Force Recommendations - PB Materials - Additional Information
August 11, 2015 Agenda Transcript • Hearing - Walden/Sherman Rezoning Petition (Business A-4) - Notice - Petition Materials
• Hearing - Stern, et al. Rezoning Petition (Mass Ave / Richard Ave) - Notice - Petition Materials
August 18, 2015 Agenda Transcript • Hearing - Special Permit PB #301, 249 Third Street and Associated Special Permits Amending  PB #118, 195 Binney Street and PB #189, 303 Third Street - Notice - Application Materials
September 1, 2015 CANCELLED • CANCELLED Hearing - Special Permit #304, 1718-1720 Massachusetts Avenue - NoticePetition Materials
• Special Permit #304 Continuance
September 8, 2015 Agenda Transcript • Hearing - Special Permit #302, 1 Broadway - Notice - Petition Materials
• Hearing - Special Permit #303, MIT South of Main Street- Notice - Petition Materials
September 29, 2015 Agenda Transcript Note: Meeting begins at 8:00 P.M.
• Hearing - Amendment to Special Permit PB #231A (Previously Case PB #297, First Street PUD) - Notice - Application Materials
October 6, 2015 Agenda Transcript • Request for Approval of Fast Order Food Use - Special Permit PB #141, 500 Kendall Street
• Continued Hearing - Special Permit PB #301, 249 Third Street and Associated Special Permits Amending  PB #118, 195 Binney Street and PB #189, 303 Third Street - Application Materials
• POSTPONED - Special Permit #304, 1718-1720 Massachusetts Avenue - Extension Request Application Materials
• Design Review - Special Permit PB #292, 88 Cambridgepark Drive - Materials
October 13, 2015 Agenda Transcript • Hearing - Cambridge Redevelopment Authority Zoning Petition (MXD District) - Notice - Petition Materials
October 20, 2015 Agenda Transcript • Hearing - PUD-KS Rezoning Petition (Refiled) - Notice - Petition Materials
October 27, 2015 Agenda Transcript • Hearing - Carsharing Petition (Refiled) - Notice - Petition Materials
• Hearing - Barrett, et al. Zoning Petition - Notice - Petition Materials
November 10, 2015 Agenda Transcript • Continued Hearing - Carsharing Petition (Refiled) - Petition Materials
• Continued Hearing - Cambridge Redevelopment Authority Zoning Petition (MXD District) - Petition Materials
November 17, 2015 Agenda Transcript • Hearing - Coolidge Place Land Disposition - Notice - Information
• Continued Hearing - PUD-KS Rezoning Petition (Refiled) - Petition Materials
December 1, 2015 Agenda Transcript • Hearing - Special Permit PB #305, 240 Green Street - Notice - Materials
• Hearing - Special Permit PB #306, 136-138 Cushing Street - Notice - Materials
December 8, 2015 Agenda Transcript • Hearing - Alexandrov, et al. Zoning Petition - Notice - Petition Materials
• Hearing - Kroon, et al. Friends of MAPOCO Zoning Petition - Notice - Petition Materials
• Planning Board Rules Discussion (Public comment will be taken) - Materials
December 15, 2015 Agenda Transcript • Continued Hearing - Special Permit PB #306, 136-138 Cushing Street - Materials
• Hearing (#2) - Amendment to Special Permit PB #231A (Previously Case PB #297, First Street PUD) - Notice - Application Materials
Extension Request - PB #304, 1718-1720 Massachusetts Ave.
• Note: PB #307 (9 Donnell Street) hearing has been postponed to another date.

For More Information

For more information about the Cambridge Planning Board, contact Liza Paden at 617/349-4647 or lpaden@cambridgema.gov.