Cambridge City Council
The City Council voiced disapproval yesterday over funding by a wealthy Cambridge resident for the group Save Our Skyline.
The Cambridge City Council voted at a meeting yesterday to increase the residential parking sticker fee for 2011 from $8 to $20 per permit, and to further raise the fee by $5 in 2013.
Save Our Skyline, a recently formed coalition of Cambridge citizens, started a petition last week to block parts of a City Council ordinance that the group says will result in the placement of large corporate signs on the city’s skyline.
The Cambridge City Council debated at yesterday’s meeting whether to pass a proposal that would allow certain companies to post signs on the exterior of their buildings with the permission of the city.
Cambridge City Council met for the first time in the new fiscal year yesterday to discuss a wide range of issues that have been pressing the city’s residents, including funding for affordable housing in the city and increased summer tourism traffic.