Cambridge City Council

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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Council will continue to work to decrease levy by December Noting the 2013 budget is still a “work in progress,” the Cambridge City Council approved a 5 percent preliminary levy increase during its council meeting Tuesday, Sept. 4. Director of Finance Caroline Moe presented the preliminary 2013 levy and preliminary general fund budget for 2013 [...]

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The city of Cambridge is planning on purchasing a small property for the development of a future well. During the council meeting Monday, Aug. 20, City Administrator Lynda Woulfe explained she has been negotiating with Benk, Inc. for the purchase of .64 acres for well site number 9. The site is part of a 38-acre [...]

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