Cambridge City Council recently approved the appropriation of a $250,000 grant for the city engineer from Ohio House Bill 168 which will be used for the city’s upcoming water reservoir engineering project. Also adopted was an ordinance authorizing the application for Coronavirus emergency supplemental funding.
An ordinance authorizing the law director to accept and appropriate the federal VOCA and state SVAA grants was also accepted. The funds will be used to pay the Victims of Crimes advocates that work for the law director. Council also approved an ordinance authorizing the administration to enter into a pre-annexation agreement with Bo Burtt on a parcel of property he owns to have it annexed into the city so that he can receive water and sewer services. Along with an ordinance authorizing the administration to apply to the State Fire Marshall's office for MARCS 2023 grant.
Council adopted was an ordinance of transfers and appropriations including a request to appropriate $1,560 from the Cambridge City Schools into the police salaries for providing security at CHS football games, and $15,000 from police salaries into police equipment The funds will be used to equip two new officers the police department hopes to hire in the near future.
Breakfast with SantaCambridge City Park will again host Breakfast with Santa from 9 to 11 a.m. Dec. 10 at the City Park Armory,1101 McFarland Drive. The cost is $4, and anyone who brings an unwrapped toy or monetary donation for Secret Santa will be entered into a drawing for one of two bikes or a family season pool pass. There will also be a 50/50 raffle, a bounce house and a coloring center. Photos with Santa will be available, but bring your own camera.
Cambridge City Council's Finance Committee will meet on Tuesday, December 6 at 6 p.m.
This article originally appeared on The Daily Jeffersonian: Grant will help with city's reservoir project