IURA Governance Committee


Regular meetings are held quarterly on the third Friday in January, April, July, and October at 8:30 a.m. in Common Council Chambers, City Hall, 108 E. Green St., Ithaca, NY 14850.

IURA Governance Committee 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.

IMPORTANT: Please check the meeting agenda and/or online City Calendar to ensure the meeting is still scheduled to take place and no changes to the meeting time/location have been made.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

Most Recent Agenda | View Available Minutes


Advise the IURA on issues in the following focus areas:

  • Budget and finance

  • Personnel, including committee membership

  • Strategic planning, including the HUD Consolidated Plan and the Urban Renewal Plan

  • Compliance with regulations and laws

  • External communications

  • Governance, including operations and administration, 

 º Review corporate governance trends and keep the Agency informed of current best governance practices

 º Update Agency governance policies as appropriate

 º Ensure compliance with the Public Authorities Accountability Act of 2005, and other legal requirements

 º Advise the Chairperson on the skills, experiences of potential members and committee members


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  • Kathy Schlather, Chairperson
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  • Susan Cummings
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  • David Whitmore
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  • Donna Fleming, Vice-Chairperson
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