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Posted Wednesday, December 02, 2020

2021 BudgetCambridge City Council approved the 2021 Budget and Business Plan this evening, concluding the 2021 Budget process.
Council approved a property tax increase of 1.27 per cent, which is less than the forecasted cost of inflation, and represents $17.95/year for the average household. It is the lowest tax rate in the City of Cambridge in the last decade. Council also voted to keep water utility rates the same in 2021.
“This is a sensible budget that reflects our current...

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Posted Wednesday, December 02, 2020

Last night, Cambridge City Council endorsed a proposed contribution from Hallman Construction Ltd. (HCL) of up to $2.5 million towards a new community park within the soon-to-be developed Cambridge West subdivision; Westwood Village.
“This is indeed exciting news for Cambridge,” said Mayor Kathryn McGarry. “HCL has a very successful local track record of community-building with a focus on child and youth wellbeing and we’re thrilled to welcome them...

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Posted Tuesday, December 01, 2020

The City of Cambridge is confirming today that two firefighters have tested positive for COVID-19.
As such, Region of Waterloo Public Health has declared a workplace outbreak at one of the fire stations. Cambridge Fire is following established pandemic procedures and protective measures are in place.
Anyone identified by Public Health to be a high-risk contact will be notified, and instructed to get tested and to self-isolate.  Stations are being deep cleaned and...

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Posted Tuesday, December 01, 2020

Core Area ConnectionsThe City of Cambridge’s Economic Development team has launched a new web page to connect core area businesses, residents and stakeholders with timely information on the programs and projects that matter to them. The Core Area Connections page will bring together targeted information, upcoming events and public engagement opportunities for Preston, Galt and Hespeler, to better allow the community to keep track of core area developments and happenings.
“We recognize...

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Posted Monday, November 30, 2020

Snow EventA Snow Event is in effect for the City of Cambridge beginning at 12 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020 until 12 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 2, with the possibility of extension.
Any vehicles parked on-street during the event may be ticketed and/or towed.
Residents are also reminded not to push snow from their driveway onto the road.
For more information on the City’s priority snow clearing and winter maintenance operations, visit  www.cambridge.ca/winte r . For...

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