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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Odd/ Even Parking Enactment

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The City will be enacting Odd/ Even parking on Sunday, January 16, 2022. A reminder will be issued on Saturday, January 15, 2022 via Swift911.
Please be sure you are signed up for Swift911, and ensure you have subscribed to the Odd/ Even ...
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Posted on: January 14, 2022

City Offices Closed for MLK Day

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City Offices Closed for MLK Day

City Offices will be closed this Monday, January 17, 2022, in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Holiday. 

Trash collection will not occur on Monday, January 17th. Collection will be postponed by one day for...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: January 13, 2022

City Redistricting Working Group

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City of Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick announced that he has appointed the City Redistricting Working Group.  The members of the group are Henrik N. Dullea, Chair; Seph Murtagh; Chris Proulx; Jared Pittman; and Katie Sims.  The Redistricting...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Statement from Acting City of Ithaca Mayor Laura Lewis

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Statement from Acting City of Ithaca Mayor Laura Lewis on Support for Reimagining Public Safety Initiative & FAQ Document

The progress made to-date by the City of Ithaca’s Working Group to address Reimagining Public Safety led by Eric Rosario...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: January 10, 2022

City and County Tax Bills Now Viewable Online

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City and County Tax Bills Now Viewable Online

The City's new payment portal allows you to view all your tax bill information online. You can see current and past bills along with payments, assessment, tax rates, exemptions, and owner information. ...
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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: January 3, 2022

Holiday Tree Pickup

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Department of Public Works crews will pick up discarded holiday trees between Jan. 3 2022, and Jan. 28, 2022. You can put your tree out regardless of your trash day, and they will be collected free of charge as time and weather allows.

All trees are chippe...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: December 3, 2021

Common Council Approves Labor Contract Between the City of Ithaca and Police Benevolent Association

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Common Council Approves Labor Contract Between the City of Ithaca and Police Benevolent Association

On December 1, 2021, Common Council approved a labor contract between the City of Ithaca and the Police Benevolent Association for a ten-year term commencin...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Community Asked to Submit Names for New Department to Manage Public Safety Functions

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Reimagining Public Safety – City of Ithaca Invites Community to Submit Names for New Department to Manage Public Safety Functions

The City of Ithaca is inviting the community to share their ideas for what to name the department that will manage p...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Join the Planning & Development Board

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JOIN THE PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT BOARD!

Would you like to help the City of Ithaca continue to create a livable, healthy, and equitable city? If you do and you live in the City of Ithaca, we’d love to hear from you! The City of Ithaca is seeki...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: October 22, 2021

The Show Must Go On! Donation Safeguards Arts Programming at the Youth Bureau

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The Show Must Go On! Donation Safeguards Arts Programming at the Youth Bureau

A donation made in memory of Ruth Davis, the founder of what was formally known as The Center for Expressive Arts at the Ithaca Youth Bureau (IYB), will help increase opportunit...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: September 23, 2021

Reimagining Public Safety Collaborative Publishes Translated Materials

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 Reimagining Public Safety Collaborative Publishes Translated Materials 

(Ithaca, N.Y., September 23, 2021) --The Reimagining Public Safety Collaborative has published the plans approved earlier this year by both the City of Ithaca and To...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: September 8, 2021

Reimagining Public Safety Website & Community Engagement Tool Launched

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Reimagining Public Safety Website & Community Engagement Tool Launched, Community Input Sought on Unarmed Response & Healing Plan

(Ithaca, N.Y., September 8, 2021) -- The Reimagining Public Safety Collaborative invites the community to share their ...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: August 5, 2021

City of Ithaca Hotel Room Occupancy Tax Information

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City of Ithaca Hotel Room Occupancy Tax Information

The City of Ithaca wishes to inform and remind all lodging operators in the City, including short-term rental hosts, that they are now required to collect the City of Ithaca hotel room occupancy tax and r...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: December 1, 2021

City of Ithaca Releases Analysis of 911 Calls, Officer Workload, and Staffing for IPD

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Today, December 1, 2021, the City of Ithaca publicly released an analysis of the 911 calls, officer workload, and staffing of the Ithaca Police Department’s (IPD) patrol division. The Center for Policing Equity contracted the Matrix Consulting G...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: June 25, 2021

UPDATE- GREEN STREET GARAGE REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT- Home Dairy Alley Temporary Closure

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UPDATE- GREEN STREET GARAGE REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT- Home Dairy Alley Temporary Closure

Beginning Tuesday, July 27, 2021, Home Dairy Alley will be closed underneath the parking garage. The closure is expected to last through February. Home Dairy Alley will r...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: June 24, 2021

Reimagining Public Safety Working Group Announced

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Reimagining Public Safety Working Group Formed to Design City of Ithaca's Department of Public Safety

 

(Ithaca, N.Y., June 24, 2021) – City of Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick announced the formation of a working group that will serve...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: June 8, 2021

TIMELINE CORRECTION- NYSEG Work Hyers St and S Albany St

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TIMELINE CORRECTION- NYSEG Work Hyers St and S Albany St 

PROJECT NAME & LOCATION: Gas Utility Work South of Six Mile Creek – 500 block of S. Albany Street and Hyers Street portion  

PROJECT DESCRIPTION & GOAL: Gas main a...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Construction Update- Catherine Street Rebuild

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Construction Update- Catherine Street Rebuild  

PROJECT LOCATION & DATES: All of Catherine Street: Lower half (nearest Eddy Street)- 2021, Upper half (nearest College Ave) to take place after completion of College Ave project. Updates will be ...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: May 7, 2021

City of Ithaca Adopts Energy Code Supplement, Requires Net-Zero Construction by 2026

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City of Ithaca Adopts Energy Code Supplement, Requires Net-Zero Construction by 2026

At the May 5, 2021, meeting of Common Council, the City of Ithaca adopted the Ithaca Energy Code Supplement (IECS), code requirements for new buildings and major renovati...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: February 1, 2021

Green Street Garage Redevelopment Project

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GREEN STREET REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT

The Green Street Garage will be closing temporarily for reconstruction Spring 2021. Garage re-opening is anticipated for late Fall 2021.  

The existing Green Street Garage will undergo demolition this Spring to ma...

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