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Cambridge City Council tackled many items Monday

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Mayor Tom Orr reminded residents of upcoming Spring Clean-Up this weekend

CAMBRIDGE, Ohio -- Cambridge City Council dealt with a light agenda at Monday night's meeting.

Mayor Tom Orr reminded residents that Spring Clean-up coming up this Friday and Saturday

Clean-up will take place on Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. City residents and the residents of Jefferson, Center, Madison and Cambridge Townships can take their non-hazardous household waste to the township garages, or to the Cambridge City Garage on Charles Avenue, off of Woodlawn Ave for free disposal. Tires will be accepted this year. No shingles, refrigerators, air conditioners or construction debris will be accepted. Washers, dryers, T.Vs, computers and mattresses are O.K. Call the Code Enforcement Office at 740.439.2822 for more information.

Council approved a contract to provide sewer service to nearly 100 customers in Guernsey County. Customers along U.S. 40, around two mile east of I-77, along with a service leg on Old National Road will be served. Council OK'd a request from the City Auditor for the appropriation of $2,700 from the Tree City USA event to the Tree Fund Line Item as well.

Council also approved a requested amendment to the city's contract for fire protection with Cambridge Township. In the original contract, the Township, in return for fire protection, agreed to purchase a new tanker for the city at a cost of around $265,000. The cost of the truck has risen to over $278,000. The Township has agreed to pick up the extra cost of the tanker.

Council also approved a request to solicit donations at a number of locations in the city for the Shriners Hospital this summer. The finally, council OKd' a requested annexation petition for a property on Southgate Parkway. The petition spells out the services the city will provide for the annexed property, Rick's Place Auto dealership, located next to Wal-Mart.

Bill Cassler

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