City News

Posted Thursday, November 25, 2021

GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation AwardAlong with the release of the 2022 Draft Budget earlier this week, the City of Cambridge was pleased to be recognized by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for the 2021 Budget, receiving the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the second consecutive year.
The award reflects the City’s commitment to meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting. In order to receive the budget award, the City had to satisfy nationally recognized guidelines...

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Posted Monday, November 15, 2021

2021 Santa Claus ParadesSanta Claus is coming to town! Both the Cambridge Santa Claus Parade and the Hespeler Santa Claus Parade are running this year in the traditional parade format. Residents are reminded to keep safety top of mind and that masks are required when six feet of physical distance isn’t possible, as per provincial regulations.
Cambridge Santa Claus Parade Saturday, Nov. 20, 6 p.m. Hespeler Road (between Dunbar Rd. & Langs Dr.) www.cambridgesantaparade.com
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Posted Tuesday, November 09, 2021

This Thursday, November 11, we remember and honour Canada’s Veterans who put their lives on the line for our country. Due to ongoing COVID-19 Public Health guidelines, Remembrance Day services will still look a bit different this year. To ensure everyone’s safety by following current Public Health guidelines, large ceremonies and processions will not be happening this year, but here are a few ways you can still pay your respects along with our local Legions.
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Posted Friday, October 22, 2021

Loose Leaf PickupThe Cambridge loose leaf collection program is set to begin in early November and run through the beginning of December.
The City is encouraging residents to plan to rake the leaves from street trees to the curb or roadside just before the collection week for their area. The set schedule can be determined by visiting the  schedule map  or alternatively by calling (519) 623-1340.
Please note that the timeline is approximate and weather dependent. Residents...

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Posted Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Riverside GrandstandFollowing a competitive procurement process, last evening, Cambridge City Council awarded the Riverside Grandstand Restoration Phase 1 project to Elgin Contracting and Restoration Ltd. from St. Thomas, ON.
The total estimated cost of this first project phase is $437,413. 66% is financed from the Facility Maintenance Reserve Fund and 34% from the Gas Tax Reserve Fund.
The Riverside Grandstand was closed in September 2020 due to the condition of roof. Restoration work...

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