News

Ithaca lays out new sidewalk policy

Ithaca lays out new sidewalk policy

The City of Ithaca is putting together a work schedule for its new sidewalk policy which has all residents paying into repairs.

The new policy will have one-family homes paying an annual assessment fee of $70 to go towards a sidewalk repair fund.

The city held a public meeting Monday to gauge interest from the public as to which repair projects they’d like to see go forward.

City Engineer Tim Logue says the city is in the process of hiring a sidewalk manager, while calling on residents to submit projects for the work schedule over the next couple of years.

 

Recent Headlines

in Local

Cornell: All students in Nepal are safe

quake-620x400

University has many ties to Nepal, including study abroad program with school near Kathmandu

in Local

Annual service event prepares Ithaca for summer months

IMG_0305

The Youth Bureau's "Ithaca is Community!" event is the fourth annual day of service meant to help clean up the city.

in Entertainment, Sports

Bruce Jenner: ‘I am a woman’

brucejenner

The retired Olympic champion confirmed long-running speculation suggesting he is transitioning from male to female.

in National, World

Devastating Nepal quake topples towers, kills over 1,000

quake

A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday.

in Local

Several injured, one child dead following Cortland County accident

crime2

Sheriff's deputies say the crash on West State Road Friday night was likely caused by drunk driving.