Jason Gustafson, who has been serving as Cambridge’s acting village president, took the oath of office as village president at the Monday, April 29, board meeting.
Gustafson was named acting village president in October to fill the vacancy created with the resignation of Village President Margie Martin.
Gustafson’s term as trustee expired in April.
Incumbent Mike Wignall also was seated as a trustee for a two-year term. John Taylor, who was appointed as a trustee in 2018, will be seated at a later date for a two-year term on the board.
In other business:
• The village has met with economic development consultant Jim Hughes and will continue to discuss hiring him to develop a plan that would encourage businesses to come to the area.
The board also:
• Approved the sidewalk repair and replacement list for 2019.
• Approved a $500 Improvement Grant application for Valley View Country Club to make improvements to their patio and clubhouse.
• Approved a $190 donation to Braveheart Children’s Advocacy Center in Cambridge.
• Approved a request to close East Upper Street from Tuesday, June 25, through Sunday, June 30, during the Henry County Fair.
• Approved requests from the Combine Bar & Grill to close Prospect Street from 7 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, June 22, and from 8 to 11 p.m. after the Cambridge Rotary Club’s car show on Saturday, Aug. 3, for street dances with bands.
• Approved closing Prospect Street and allowing the use of two village-owned vacant lots on Prospect Street from 8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, for More Fun on 81.
• Approved allowing the Cambridge Ambulance crew to host a 5K Fun Run beginning and ending at College Square Park. The event begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 4.