Cambridge News Insert

Cambridge News is an newsletter insert that goes out with the Region of Waterloo's Region News publication. It covers stories, programs and projects from across the city. It is currently distributed on an annual basis in the fall through the Cambridge Times.

Posted Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Cambridge, Ontario . (February 13, 2024) – Today, Cambridge City Council approved the Budget and Business Plan for 2024. For Cambridge taxpayers, this represents a 2.58 per cent increase to the overall residential tax bill, which is below the current rate of inflation of 3.4 per cent. For the average home valued at $333,200, this will mean an increase of approximately $112 per year, or $9.30 per month for over 140 local programs and services.
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Posted Tuesday, December 19, 2023

City releases draft Budget & Business Plan for 2024 Earlier today, City staff presented the draft 2024 tax-supported operating Budget, which proposes a of 5.76 per cent increase to property taxes, or 2.07% for the City’s portion of the overall tax bill, representing $90 per year for the average household. For more details, read the news release . Residents are encouraged to review the Draft Budget and register to be part of Public Delegations on Tuesday, February 6th,...
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Posted Tuesday, December 19, 2023

Cambridge, Ontario . (December 19, 2023) – Today, City staff presented the Draft 2024 tax-supported operating Budget, which proposes a of 5.76 per cent increase to property taxes, or 2.07% for the City’s portion of the overall tax bill, representing $90 per year for the average household.
As a roadmap that aligns the City’s priorities and strategic actions with the services it delivers to residents, the budget is a financial plan that outlines the amount...

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Posted Tuesday, December 05, 2023

Council approvals support preservation of the City’s natural and built heritage Soper Park
Tonight, in alignment with the City’s strategic action to preserve and maintain our natural and built heritage assets, Council issued a notice to designate Soper Park, one of the oldest parks in Cambridge, as a heritage property.
In 2021, Mayor Jan Liggett, who at the time was Councillor for Ward 4, requested that heritage planning staff conduct an analysis of Soper...

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Posted Tuesday, October 24, 2023

October 24, 2023
Council unanimously supports Bill 21 Fixing Long-Term Care Amendment Act Tonight, Cambridge City Council passed a motion declaring their unanimous support of Bill 21 – Fixing Long-Term Care Amendment Act (till death do us part). Bill 21 ensures that residents who enter long-term care facilities not be separated from their spouse and receive accommodations that allow them to continue to live together.
Bill 21 was first introduced in the provincial...

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