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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, which may be supported by a consultant team. Additional contingent funding was approved that could allow for another full-time position or go towards a Green New Deal project. Funding is also being sought through grant programs.