News Flash

Posted on: January 6, 2020

Emergency Construction Update– Elm Street Storm Sewer Collapse

Emergency Construction Update- Elm Street Storm Sewer Collapse 

PROJECT NAME: Elm Street Storm Sewer Repair

PROJECT LOCATION: Elm Street between Floral Ave and Chestnut Street

WORK DESCRIPTION: A storm sewer has collapsed on Elm Street, crews are pr...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: December 23, 2019

New City Chamberlain's Hours

New Hours of Operation for City Chamberlain's Office

Effective Wednesday, January 1, 2020 the City Chamberlain's Office in City Hall will be open from 9:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Monday- Friday. 

Please feel free to contact City Chamberlain, Deborah Whi...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: December 23, 2019

Enclose Cass Park Arena Project Awarded Grant

The Enclose Cass Park Arena Project is awarded a grant in the amount of $523,269!

The Enclose Cass Park Arena Project has been named as one of 109 projects in the Southern Tier awarded funding through New York State’s Regional Economic Developmen...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: October 30, 2019

Changes to Odd/ Even Parking

City of Ithaca Common Council recently voted to make time adjustments to the City’s Odd/ Even parking regulations, allowing more time for city crews to complete the clearing of roadways.Odd/ Even parking regulations are in effect from November 1st through...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: May 10, 2019

Mayor Myrick Proposes Green New Deal for Ithaca

Mayor Myrick Proposes Green New Deal for Ithaca  

Goal of a carbon neutral city by 2030 aligns with federal proposal    City of Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick announced last Thursday a proposal for ambitious new goals that a...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Construction Update: Brindley Street Bridge Replacement Project

Construction Update

Project Name: Brindley Street Bridge Replacement Project

Project Location: Brindley Street Bridge

Project State Date: Monday, March 4, 2019

Scheduled Completion Date: December 31, 2020

Project Description and Goal:&nbs...

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City of Ithaca News

News Flash

Posted on: January 16, 2020

January 14, 2020 - City of Ithaca seeks Director of Sustainability

January 14, 2020 - City of Ithaca seeks Director of Sustainability to launch the City’s organizational transformation initiative for the Green New Deal. The successful individual will have experience with issues surrounding climate chan...

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Green New Deal News
Posted on: January 7, 2020

January 7, 2020- Sustainability Manager Position Created

1-7-20:  Sustainability Manager Position Created:   Common Council will vote to create the position of Sustainability Manager at their January 8, 2020 regular meeting.  View the resolution and the new job description her...

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Green New Deal News
Posted on: January 7, 2020

January 2, 2020- 2030 GND Dream for Ithaca in the Ithaca Times

1-2-20: 2030 GND Dream for Ithaca in the Ithaca Times: Local environmental activist, Joe Wilson, imagines a look -back from 2030 of all that was (will be) accomplished since Ithaca announced a Green New Deal in 2019.  Check out the artic...

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Green New Deal News
Posted on: January 10, 2020

December 20, 2019- City Awarded $100,000 for Green New Deal Action Plan

December 20, 2019

City Awarded $100,000 for Green New Deal Action Plan

The City of Ithaca was awarded a grant for $100,000 from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation's Climate Smart Communities program for the development of a Green New Deal acti...

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Green New Deal News
Posted on: December 18, 2019

December 11, 2019- Green New Deal in Signs of Sustainability Column

December 11, 2019

The Green New Deal was featured in the December 11th Signs of Sustainability column in Tompkins Weekly. 

You can read the article here

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Green New Deal News
Posted on: December 18, 2019

December 9, 2019- Update on Green Building Code for Existing Buildings

December 9, 2019

The Park Foundation awarded the City (on behalf of the City and Town of Ithaca) $62,850 to study and draft legislation to reduce GHG emissions in existing buildings. This is contingent funding which will be awarded only if match funding is...

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Green New Deal News
Posted on: December 18, 2019

December 9, 2019- City and Partners Convene a Green New Deal Interim Advisory Committee

December 9, 2019

The City of Ithaca will kick off a large community engagement initiative in 2020 in relation to the development of the Green New Deal (GND) Action Plan. One part of that engagement initiative will be a formal 40- to 50-person stakeholder c...

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Green New Deal News
Posted on: December 18, 2019

November 26, 2019- Green New Deal Transition Team

November 26, 2019

The City has convened a Green New Deal Transition Team.  The GND transition team is a focused group of City staff and Council reps charged with setting the groundwork for GND implementation. The transition team will have a 3-4 mo...

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Green New Deal News
Posted on: December 18, 2019

November 6, 2019- City Adopts 2020 Budget with Funds for Green New Deal

November 6, 2019 

The City of Ithaca 2020 budget includes significant funding for Green New Deal work. This includes funding for a new full-time Sustainability Manager. $100,000 was allocated for the creation of the Green New Deal action plan, whi...

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Green New Deal News