Cambridge City Council

The city of Cambridge will begin the search for a new police chief upon learning the news its current chief plans to retire. During the Cambridge City Council meeting Monday, Jan. 7, City Administrator Lynda Woulfe informed the council she received Police Chief Dave Pajnic’s letter of retirement that afternoon. Pajnic’s final employment date will [...]

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Could a new home be in the future for the Cambridge Senior Activity Center? The Cambridge City Council discussed the possibility of the Senior Activity Center moving into City Center Mall during its council meeting Monday, Dec. 17. The Senior Activity Center (SACS), located on 323 Third Ave. N.W., is located in a former church [...]

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The city of Cambridge approved a 3.5 percent tax levy increase for 2013, which is less than the preliminary 5 percent tax increase set in September. During the Cambridge City Council meeting, Monday, Dec. 3, Finance Director Caroline Moe explained most of the increase is necessary to fund a new patrol police officer position for [...]

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The Cambridge City Council heard a report from Joe Morin regarding his latest trip to Yuasa, Japan, one of the “Sister Cities” of the city of Cambridge. During the council meeting Friday, Nov. 2, Morin, who is the  “Sister City” representative for the city of Cambridge, updated the council on his trip to Yuasa from [...]

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Is $4.61 per hour too much to pay the Cambridge Fire Chief? That was the question Council Member Bob Shogren asked the Cambridge City Council during its meeting Oct. 29 regarding increases for Cambridge Fire Department officers. Cambridge Fire Chief Sean Okerlund explained even though calls have nearly doubled the past 10 years, the Cambridge [...]

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Cambridge city staff began working with Waterworks Manufacturing a year and a half ago on an expansion project, and the work has finally paid off. Economic Development Director Stan Gustafson explained at the Cambridge City Council meeting Oct. 15 that staff has been working with Waterworks Manufacturing to build a 33,745 square foot addition to [...]

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Plans to bring a Mills Fleet Farm to Cambridge keep moving forward. During the Cambridge City Council meeting Monday, Sept. 17, the council approved the actions taken at the Cambridge Planning Commission meeting on Sept. 5. Bruce Buxton, project engineer for Mills Fleet Farm, appeared before council seeking approval of several action items to allow [...]

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