UPDATED Jan. 3: This viewpoint was submitted by Precinct 13 Town Meeting member Kristin Anderson, who is monitoring the combined sewer overflows into the Alewife Brook. Supporters attended the Monday, Dec. 20, Select Board meeting, and the chair said the board would address the issue, as reported here >>
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Cambridge weighs allocation of $80M in ARPA funds
On Dec. 1, Save the Alewife Brook representatives attended Cambridge's Finance Committee Meeting, which was dedicated to the discussion of the allocation of $80 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act funds.
The Finance Committee includes Cambridge Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui, Vice Mayor Alanna Mallon, Councilors Jivan Sobrinho-Wheeler, Marc C. McGovern, Patricia Nolan, Quinton Zondervan and Timothy J. Toomey.
Thanks goes out to everyone who wrote letters to their state representatives. Because of your letters, Rep. Dave Rogers reached out and recommended that we attend Cambridge’s meeting to discuss allocation of $80 million in federal ARPA funds.
This viewpoint, from Save the Alewife, was published Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021, and updated Jan. 3.