City News

Posted Thursday, December 12, 2019

Budget 2020Budget and Audit Committee approved the 2020 Capital Budget today which dedicates $50.9 million in investment for new infrastructure and to support growth of the city.
“As a city we have a responsibility to provide valuable, high quality services to the people of Cambridge while ensuring we responsibly manage taxpayer dollars,” said Mayor Kathryn McGarry. “Our 2020 Capital Budget does just that – making important and targeted investments in our city’s...

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Posted Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Budget 2020During 2020 Budget deliberations, the Budget and Audit Committee approved a water utility increase of 3.4 per cent which is lower than the initial projection in the long-range financial forecast.
In accordance with provincial legislation, the City completed an update to its water and wastewater long-range financial plan in July of this year with a guideline of 3.9 percent increases over the next 10 years.
However, the City has since identified efficiencies through continuous...

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Posted Monday, December 02, 2019

Dec. 4 Day CampDue to announcement from the Waterloo Region District School Board that there will be a one day strike on Wednesday, Dec. 4, the City of Cambridge will be offering a one day camp at the W.G. Johnson Centre and the John Dolson Centre for ages 4-12.
Both camps will run from 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. The fee is $40, inclusive of before and after care. 
Spaces are limited, so register early to secure your spot. Registration will open at noon today, Dec. 2 .
Register...

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Posted Friday, November 29, 2019

2019 Toys for TicketsThe City of Cambridge’s annual Toys for Tickets program kicks off this Sunday, Dec. 1. Any parking tickets received during between Dec. 1-14 can be paid with a toy of equal or greater value.
All the toys collected through this program are donated to the Cambridge Professional Firefighters’ Association to be included in their annual Christmas Basket Fund charity for local families in need.
How it works Bring your ticket along with a new, unwrapped toy (with...

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Posted Tuesday, November 19, 2019

2020 BudgetThe City of Cambridge released the 2020 draft Budget and Business Plan today. It can be found at cambridge.ca/budget . 
The 2020 budget makes important and targeted investments in our city, while responsibly managing tax dollars. The budget is the culmination of ongoing engagement on public priorities throughout the year. Again this year, we have broken down the numbers to include a summary of the operating budget, capital budget and your water utility bill in an effort...

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