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Posted on: October 27, 2020

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: October 27, 2020

Construction Update- Eddy Street Water Main Reconstruction

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Project Name: Eddy Street Water Main Reconstruction

Project Location: Catherine Street to Buffalo Street

Project Description & Goal: Upgrade and replace original water main     

Project Start Date & Time Tuesday, O...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Limited Water Use Advisory is Canceled

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The City of Ithaca has lifted the Level 1: Limited Water Use Advisory originally issued on September 22, 2020. Rainfall over the past few weeks increased the flow in Six Mile Creek, the City’s water source, to near average levels for this time o...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: September 24, 2020

Online Building Permit Applications

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Online Building Permit Applications

The City of Ithaca is now offering online building permit applications for your convenience. You can apply for a permit from your home or office using a desktop computer. Complete the online application and remit the fee...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: September 30, 2020

A Message from Mayor Svante L. Myrick

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During this Sunday’s protests, the American flag which flies in front of IPD Headquarters was taken down, shredded, burned, and rehung by protestors.

As you can imagine this incident has captured the attention of the local media, and as we speak it is bein...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

New Community Data Portal

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New Community Data Portal

The City of Ithaca is pleased to announce the launch of a new Community Data Portal, to be found at https://data-ithacany.opendata.arcgis.com/

While the focus of the portal is on GIS datasets being shared with everyone in the commu...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: August 21, 2020

How to Participate in Public Comment Virtually

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How to Participate in Public Comment Virtually

 Based on public feedback regarding our previous public comment process, we have developed a couple more ways in which you can participate in public meetings virtually.  

Email Common Council ...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: August 17, 2020

NEW DATE- Brindley Street Bridge Project

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Project Name: Brindley Street Bridge Replacement Project

Project Location: Old Brindley Street Bridge

Project Start Date: August 21, 2020 August 28, 2020

Scheduled Completion Date: December 31, 2020

Project Description and Goal: This work is...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: May 19, 2020

Construction Update: College Ave Student Agencies Properties

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PROJECT NAME: 411 – 415 College Ave Student Agencies Properties: Existing Building Demolition/New Building Construction 

PROJECT LOCATION: 411 – 415 College Ave

PROJECT START DATE: Maintenance and Protection of Traffic ...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: March 11, 2020

Construction Notice- Hector Street Complete Streets Project

Construction Notice- Hector Street Complete Streets Project

The City of Ithaca will strive to provide information in a timely manner to all of our constituencies.

PROJECT NAME:    Hector Street Complete Streets Project

PROJECT START DATE:&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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Posted on: March 9, 2020

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Green New Deal News
Posted on: June 26, 2020

April 21, 2020 - Hiring Freeze Postpones Director of Sustainability Hire

April 21, 2020 - Hiring Freeze Postpones Director of Sustainability Hire

Due to the COVID-19 epidemic and its effect on City of Ithaca finances, the City has announced a hiring freeze until further notice. We had planned to have a new Director of Sustainab...

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Green New Deal News
Posted on: March 9, 2020

March 6, 2020 – Mayor Myrick Discusses Green New Deal at Cornell University

March 6, 2020 – Mayor Myrick Discusses Green New Deal at Cornell University

On Monday, March 2nd, Mayor Svante Myrick gave a talk on the Cornell campus as part of the university’s “Perspectives on the Climate Change Challenge&...

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Green New Deal News
Posted on: March 5, 2020

March 3, 2020 - Mural Proposals Requested

March 3, 2020 - Mural Proposals Requested

The City of Ithaca’s Community Life Commission and Downtown Ithaca Alliance are requesting mural proposals for the greater downtown area. Artists, residents, neighbors are encouraged to illustrate futures...

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Green New Deal News
Posted on: March 5, 2020

February 26, 2020 - GND in Signs of Sustainability Column

February 26, 2020 - GND in Signs of Sustainability Column

The Green New Deal was featured in the February 26th Tompkins Weekly Signs of Sustainability column. 

You can read the article  here.

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Green New Deal News
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