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MethodList NameDescription
Collegetown Contruction Updates
Fifth Ward NewsNews sent to residents of the Fifth Ward from their representatives on Common Council.
First Ward NewsNews sent to residents of the First Ward from their representatives on Common Council.
Fourth Ward NewsNews sent to residents of the Fourth Ward from their Common Council representatives.
GIS Interactive MapsRegister here to be notified when new data or maps are added or data is updated on the City's interactive maps. This web based mapping is planned for expansion in 2015. Sign up to receive announcements of maps available on your tablet or phone and as new maps come online.
Second Ward NewsNews sent to residents of the Second Ward from their Common Council representatives.
Third Ward NewsNews sent to residents of the Third Ward from their Common Council representatives.

Agenda Center

MethodList NameDescription
Board of Public WorksThe Board of Public Works (BPW) has authority over water, sewers, drains, streets, sidewalks, creeks, bridges, street lighting, parks, cemeteries, garbage, public buildings/property, and parking management (all subject to Common Council review).
Board of Zoning AppealsThe Board of Zoning Appeals grants or denies variances from the strict application of zoning laws. It also hears appeals concerning decisions by the Director of Zoning Administration.
Building Code Board of Appeals (BCBA)
Cable Access Oversight CommitteeThe Access Oversight Committee oversees various components of the Cable Franchise Agreement between the City of Ithaca and Time Warner Cable.
City Administration CommitteeA standing committee of Common Council, the City Administration Committee reviews financial and administrative issues pertaining to the City, along with the City of Ithaca workforce environment, inter-governmental relations, and human resources.
Civil Service CommissionThe Ithaca Civil Service Commission oversees the administration of New York State Civil Service Law for the City of Ithaca, Ithaca City School District and Ithaca Housing Authority.
Common CouncilCommon Council enacts and enforces any ordinance/resolution not in conflict with the Constitution or state laws. It governs the city, manages its business, protects its citizens' business/property interests, and preserves order, peace, health, and safety.
Community Life CommissionThe Community Life Commission oversees matters related to art and public art, rental housing, youth and youth development, Ithaca’s most vulnerable communities, including refugee, immigrant, and elderly communities, town/gown relationships.
Community Police BoardThe Community Police Board (CPB) is charged by the City of Ithaca to act as a community liaison to the Police Department and actively foster positive communications between police and all segments of the community.
Ithaca Landmarks Preservation CommissionThe Ithaca Landmarks Preservation Commission (ILPC) administers and interprets the Landmarks Preservation Ordinance to ensure exterior changes to local historic properties are compatible with their historic character and the historic district.
Ithaca Urban Renewal AgencyThe Ithaca Urban Renewal Agency (IURA) administers federal dollars to benefit low- to moderate-income individuals and families in Ithaca, by funding projects in housing, economic development, public facilities, and public services.
IURA Audit CommitteeOversee preparation of annual audit by accounting firm; Review audit results and develop recommendations to address issues; Review/approve internal controls to safeguard assets; Investigate problems in financial reporting, internal control or compliance.
Mobility, Accessibility, and Transportation CommissionThe Mobility, Accessibility and Transportation Commission oversees matters related to bicycles and pedestrians, accessibility for persons with disabilities, parking, traffic calming and management, public transit, sidewalks and multi-use trails, taxis.
Parks, Recreation, and Natural Resources CommissionThe Parks, Recreation & Natural Resources Commission oversees matters related to the City’s parks & recreational facilities, natural areas, trees, waterways, and environmental impact.
Planning & Development BoardThe Planning & Development Board reviews and acts on Subdivision and Site Plan Review applications. It also makes recommendations to the Board of Zoning Appeals concerning the granting of Zoning Variances and Special Permits.
Planning & Economic Development CommitteeThe Planning & Economic Development Committee is a standing Common Council committee that addresses planning, housing, land use, zoning, historic preservation, neighborhood initiatives, Ithaca Urban Renewal Agency issues, and economic development.
Public Safety and Information CommissionThe Public Safety and Information Commission oversees matters related to police, fire, emergency management, public information, drug abuse, gorge safety, the Commons, noise, and special events.
Reimagining Public Safety Special Committee
Special Joint Committee - IAWWTP
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Workforce Diversity Advisory Committee

Bid Postings

MethodList NameDescription
FinanceBid notifications from the Finance Department
Human Resources
Ithaca Fire Deptartment
Ithaca Police Department
Ithaca Urban Renewal Agency (IURA)Bid postings for the Ithaca Urban Renewal Agency (IURA). The IURA administers federal dollars to benefit low- to moderate-income individuals and families in Ithaca, by funding projects in housing, economic development, public facilities, and public services.
Ithaca Youth Bureau
Planning & Economic Development DivisionPlanning & Economic Development Division Mission Under the direction of the Mayor, Common Council, and the Planning and Development Board, the Planning and Economic Development Division provides City government, citizens, and others with planning services that promote timely and informed decisions on courses of action designed to further the social, economic, and environmental goals of the community, thereby enhancing the city as a place in which to live, work, conduct business, and play.
Public WorksBid postings from the Public Works Departments


MethodList NameDescription
Committee MeetingsCalendar of meetings for the City's various boards, committees, and commissions.
Community Events
Newman Municipal Golf CourseCalendar of events at Newman Municipal Golf Course

News Flash

MethodList NameDescription
City of Ithaca News
Green New Deal News