News Flash

Posted on: October 26, 2021

Construction Update- N Cayuga St at Lincoln St. and Tompkins St.

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Construction Update- N Cayuga St at Lincoln St. and Tompkins St.

PROJECT LOCATION: North Cayuga Street intersections @ Lincoln Street & Tompkins Street

PROJECT DESCRIPTION & GOAL: Economy Paving Company, Inc. will begin work at the intersection of N...

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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 23, 2021

Mayor Announces Appointment of New Chief of Staff

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Mayor Svante L. Myrick announced the appointment of Faith Vavra as the Chief of Staff for the City of Ithaca.  

Ms. Vavra brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, and leadership skills to the position from her years of work in local and federal g...

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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: August 5, 2021

Town & Gown Tuesdays- City & County Updates on Reimagining Public Safety Collaborative Efforts

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Town & Gown Tuesdays- City & County Updates on Ongoing Reimagining Public Safety Collaborative Efforts

City of Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick and Tompkins County Chief Equity and Diversity Officer Deanna Carrithers recently sat down with Gary Stewart, ...

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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: July 20, 2021

Hiring Alert: Project Director, Community Justice Center

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 Hiring Alert: Project Director, Community Justice Center

Tompkins County and the City of Ithaca are collaborating in the search for dynamic leader to serve as Project Director for the newly established Community Justice Center with a proven track...

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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: July 13, 2021

Construction Update- South Cayuga Street Bridge Project

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Construction Update- South Cayuga Street Bridge Project

PROJECT NAME: South Cayuga St Bridge Project  

PROJECT START DATE: July 26, 2021  

SCHEDULED COMPLETION DATE: December 31, 2021   

PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND GOAL: This p...

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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: May 6, 2021

Ithaca Youth Bureau Open by Appointment Beginning May 10, 2021

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Ithaca Youth Bureau Open by Appointment Beginning May 10, 2021

The Youth Bureau will be open Monday-Friday 8 – 5PM by appointment for customers/participants/seasonal staff to conduct business.  Appointments should be made directly with t...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: March 29, 2021

Aurora Street "Streatery" to Return for 2021 Outdoor Dining Season

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Aurora Street "Streatery" to Return for 2021 Outdoor Dining SeasonBeginning Thursday, April 1, 2021, the City of Ithaca will be closing the 100 block of N Aurora Street (between E State Street and E Seneca Street) to vehicular traffic, to accomm...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: March 25, 2021

Reminder- Green Street Garage Closing 3/29/21

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The Green Street Garage will be closing temporarily for reconstruction on Monday, March 29, 2021. Garage re-opening is anticipated for late Fall 2021.  

The existing Green Street Garage will undergo demolition this Spring to make way for ...

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City of Ithaca News
Posted on: March 16, 2021

Green Street Redevelopment Project- Green Street Lane Shifts

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Green Street Redevelopment Project- Green Street Lane Shifts

Beginning the week of March 22, 2021, traffic lanes on East Green Street will be shifting to accommodate the Green Street Redevelopment Project. Both lanes of traffic on East Green Street will be...

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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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City of Ithaca News

News Flash

Posted on: March 12, 2021

March 12, 2021 -City welcomes new Director of Sustainability to Advance Goals of the Green New Deal

City welcomes new Director of Sustainability to Advance Goals of the Green New Deal  

Mayor Svante L. Myrick is thrilled to welcome Luis Aguirre Torres as the new Director of Sustainability to lead the City’s Green New Deal initiative. &...

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Green New Deal News
Posted on: May 7, 2021

May 5, 2021- City of Ithaca Adopts Energy Code Supplement, Requires Net-Zero Construction by 2026

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 renovatio...

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Green New Deal News