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Members Sought for Cambridge Cemetery Master Plan Review

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Members Sought for Cambridge Cemetery Master Plan Review Group 

Cambridge, MA, February 8, 2021 – Cambridge City Manager Louis A. DePasquale is seeking applicants to serve on a review group for the City of Cambridge’s Cemetery Master Plan process. The Cemetery Master Plan seeks to improve the layout and operation of the Cambridge Cemetery.   

The city’s consultant will be considering alternative forms of internment, adding and re-landscaping areas, and addressing how best to create and enhance the final resting place for Cambridge residents.   

Once appointed by the City Manager, the Cemetery Master Plan Review Group will likely begin meeting virtually over the next few months.  Subcommittees may be set up to investigate specific topics and then report back to the Review Group. All meetings are open to the public.   

Applicants are sought from various stakeholder groups, including residents, local cemetery operators/administrators, property owners and local funeral services businesses.   

Applications can be submitted at www.Cambridgema.gov/apply. A cover letter describing interest, a resume and applicable expertise or experience can also be submitted during the online application process. Paper applications are available in the City Manager’s Office at Cambridge City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue. The deadline for submitting an application to serve on the task force is March 12, 2021. 

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