Regular meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in Common Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, City Hall, 108 E. Green Street, Ithaca, NY 14850.
Board of Public Works meetings may be held using videoconferencing technology. More information, including the written procedures governing the use of videoconferencing technology, is available on our Boards and Committees page. The live stream of the meeting and video recordings of prior meetings are available on the City’s YouTube channel.
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
You can submit public comments for upcoming Board of Public Works meetings here.
Policies and procedures for the Department of Public Works are set and revised by the Board of Public Works, which consists of 6 city residents that are appointed by the Mayor. The Superintendent of Public Works reports to the Board of Public Works.
The Board of Public Works has authority over the following items subject to the direction and review of Common Council:
Water, except that it shall not in any manner fluoridate the water.
Sewers and Drains.
Streets and Sidewalks.
Creeks and Bridges.
Public Buildings and Property.
If you have a topic that requires discussion with the Board of Public Works, please send all pertinent information to the Superintendent via email or postal mail explaining the item for discussion and exactly what action you would like the Board to take. Please be very specific and detailed in your description. The more information the Board has prior to the meeting, the quicker they will be able to make a decision.