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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You can now pay your bill online using Doxo.
The Cambridge City Police Department will be answering more of their calls for service over the telephone. “Minor report calls” and “Speak with officer” type calls that do not necessarily require a police officer to arrive in person will be taken over the phone. This is a precautionary practice to help insure not only the safety of our officers, but to help protect the safety of Cambridge City citizens due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus).
It should also be noted, effective at the close of business today, the Cambridge City Municipal Building will be closed to the public until further notice. Citizens can still pay their utilities through the drop box. There will be staff present to answer any phone calls. Please call 478-3522 for any questions regarding your water or trash and call 478-1231 for any police inquiries.
Playgrounds at Creitz Park Closed
By State of Indiana Executive Order 20-08, a directive for Hoosiers to stay at home, Section 7(c), "public access playgrounds may increase spread of COVID-19, and therefore shall be closed." The Town of Cambridge City has closed the playgrounds at Creitz Park until further notice. Creitz Park may remain open, since individuals may go to public parks and open outdoor recreation areas to engage in outdoor activity, provided that individuals comply with social distancing requirements.
The Independence Day Fireworks sponsored by the Cambridge City Chamber of Commerce has been postponed. The fireworks will be held on a future date to be announced later.
- A public hearing was conducted for Duke Energy who was petitioning to vacate a 15 foot wide unimproved platted alley running approximately 120 feet north and south from platted Church Street to an east/west alley also known as South East Second Street all located between Plum Street and the River. The petition stated the alley has been platted but never paved or used by the town and also Duke Energy was already the owner of all land on each side of the alley. The vacation of the platted alley was approved.
- Council approved for Chief Roberts’ department a huge opportunity to provide security for events and businesses, or traffic enforcement for road construction. Allowing the officers to work this type of work while off duty might help keep the officers from leaving the department. The motion allows the officers to work outside jobs with the use of their uniforms, car and other equipment related to the police job providing documentation to not hold the town responsible or liable if an officer is accused of any wrongdoing.
- Resolution 1-2020 waiving penalties for late water and trash payments during a disaster emergency during the months of April, May and June were approved.
- Approval to close one block of North and South Foote Street for the Antique Fair and Jar show the weekend of June 13th.
- Approval to close the alley between "Lofts on Main" and Mick Fowler's building July 9th for a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Chamber for "Lofts on Main."
- Approval for a motion of intent to continue giving 50% of the EDIT funds to the Wayne County Commissioners for four more years.
- Chief Roberts received approval to hire Corey Webb as the new police officer replacing Officer Smarrelli. Corey will begin the duty on June 26th.
- Also approval for Chief Roberts to hire Chase Wisner as a Reserve Officer .
- The fire department's annual car show will be held July 5th. Parkway Drive will be closed to any car traffic between the hours of 7:30 and 4:00 p.m.
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.