Legislative Committee approves plat for DO Hall Business Park
The Legislative Committee of Cambridge City Council met and voted to authorize the administration to accept the plat of Progress Drive in the DO Hall Business Park.
The plat will establish a new road into the Business Park and will divide about 40 acres into five lots, which, according to City Engineer Paul Sherry, are ready for business with water and sewer availablity. Sherry said the city is excited to give new or existing businesses an opportunity to grow in the new park, which is expected bring in new jobs and help the city. The proposal was taken under emergency, as the plat for Phase two of the project needs to be approved by May 28th. The committee also approved a Trex Liquor permit for the Hartley Company for the State Route 209 Starfire Gas Station.
Finance also met and approved the appropriation of $4,000 for the sale of a boat and donations of $2,000 by the Moose Lodge and $1,000 by the local Eagles Arie to the Cambridge Fire Department. Fire Chief Jeff Deeks did note the FD owns two other, smaller boats that are used by Firefighters in rescuse operations.
Finance also approved a requests by the City Engineer to apply for and enter into contract for $400,000 worth of 2014 ODOT Transportation Alternative funds for improvements to Turner Avenue near the old Municipal Court building. And to advertise for bids and to enter into contracts for the 2013 resurfacing projects around town, including Woodlawn Avenue from Campbell Avenue to Southgate Parkway, Clairmont Avenue from North 10th to Oakland, some roads around Fairdale and various slurry seal projects.
The committee approved a request by Service-Safety Director Bob Ley to amend Chapter 78 of the City's codifided ordinances to make all illegal parking fines in the downtown $10.