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The Cambridge City Town Council meets the second Monday of each month in the City Building. The meetings are open to the public.
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Recent Meeting Notes
- Chief Roberts had a copy of Wayne County’s Ordinance for UTV’s on the road, but further discussion was tabled until Attorney Bever can read through the Ordinance and will also take comments and suggestions from a previous discussion and possibly prepare a rough draft before the February council meeting.
- A new council President was elected for 2021. Nathan Riggs accepted this position and Steve Sorah will become the Vice-President. Outgoing President Dan Work suggested all council members take a turn holding the office of President and Vice-President.
- Town Clerk Sherry Ervin will contact residents on local boards whose terms have expired to see if there is an interest in being re-appointed and also will welcome new applicants for council to consider. The open positions are on the Advisory Plan Commission, one Republican and two Democrat positions, One Board of Zoning Appeals position, One Storm water Management and one Cambridge City Economic Development Commission. If anyone is interested in running for any of the open seats, contact the Clerk at the City Building 478-3522. Riggs is hoping more people will get involved.
- The town will go out for trash bids to get the best price for trash and recycling. The five-year contract with RUMPKE will expire March 31, 2021.
- Bonds were approved for the Clerk-Treasurer and her office clerk.
- Consultant Mike Kleinpeter was hired to move forward on the OCRA phase 3 grant. The town will submit two applications. One will be for food bank support and another for relief on utilities. If the town receives the money it will pay Kleinpeter $2000.00 and zero if no money is received.
- Council approved the 2021 legal contract with town attorney Bob Bever. The contract will remain the same as the previous years of $145.00 per hour.
- The 2021 fire contracts for Jackson Township, East Germantown and Mount Auburn were approved. Council agreed to keep Jackson Township's contract the same as it was in 2020 because they have purchased a new fire truck for the department. The township will pay $15,500.00 in two installments of $7750.00 each. East Germantown did not have an increase over 2020 and will pay $2000.00 in two installments of $1000.00 each. It was agreed to increase Mount Auburn's fire protection to $1400.00 for 2021.
- The fire department did very well this year with the Christmas light display in the park. $7000.00 total was brought in for donations.
- Town Manager Michael Sinnet gave an update on three water leaks around town. He also advised the workers have been using cold mix to fill in potholes.
- The town was awarded another Community Crossings paving project and will begin looking at streets in desperate need of repairs. Engineers will meet with President Riggs and also the Town manager to see which streets to include in the paving project.
- The town council meetings are still closed to the public, but if there are any concerns or issues that need discussed, please call 765-478-3522.
Cambridge City Drinking Water Quality Report
Cambridge City Water Works is pleased to present this year’s Drinking Water Quality Report. This report is designed to keep you informed about the quality of your drinking water over the past year. Our goal is to provide you, the customer, with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water.