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

As New York expands casino gaming, Oneidas announce casino plans east of Syracuse

casino

New "Wizard of Oz"-themed casino due to open in Spring of 2015

in Local

A white Christmas in Ithaca? Forecasters say there’s a good shot

hanshaw in snow

Climatologists at Cornell University have broken down the numbers.

in Local

UPDATE: Police identify Cortland stabbing victim as Syracuse man

crime

Man's body was found inside apartment on Northcliffe Road just after 2 p.m. Saturday

in National

2 NYPD officers killed, gunman dead

nypd

The fatal shooting may have been a revenge attack over police treatment of minorities.

in Local

Police: Upstate New York woman was drunk while applying to become Meals on Wheels driver

Crime 4

Investigators say woman had blood-alcohol level three times legal limit during interview north of Albany