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CEDC Partnering with DDC and City Police for Downtown Camera System Grant

January 14th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

The Cumberland Economic Development Corporation, the Downtown Development Commission and the city police department have teamed up in an effort to secure a grant that could pay for a new state of the art security camera system. The surveillance cameras would be strategically placed on the downtown mall and several of the alleys that run behind businesses. CEDC executive director Matt Miller said that a $100,000 grant request has been submitted to the Maryland Housing and Community Development Department. Miller says the new system would not only serve for security purposes- it will also allow the CEDC to oversee the major construction project planned as part of the redesign of Baltimore Street…