Ithaca Tenant’s Union Celebrates Albany’s ‘Good Cause’ Eviction Law and Pushes Their Own Version

Ithaca Tenant’s Union celebrating New York’s eviction and foreclosure moratorium extension outside Ithaca City Hall on May 6th, 2021. (Ithaca Tenant’s Union) ITHACA, NY — The Albany Common Council passed the “good cause” eviction law on Monday night, and a similar bill is gathering support in Ithaca. The Albany law gives tenants a number of  protections,…

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Ithaca’s Public Safety Department has its Architects

ITHACA, NY — The City of Ithaca’s forthcoming Public Safety Department now has it’s architects. On March 31st, The City of Ithaca voted to adopt the Reimagining Public Safety Plan. Tompkins County voted to adopt the same plan on March 30th. Objectives in the plan are specific to the City and County’s jurisdiction. Of the objectives…

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Common Council May Push Back on Deciding to Replace Ithaca Police Department and Focus on Other Recommendations Instead

Ithaca City and Tompkins County Officials have made changes to the recommendations in the Reimagining Public Safety Draft Report. Mayor Svante Myrick and County Administrator presented the updates to the document at a special Common Council meeting on Wednesday night. The report now specifies that if the Common Council approves the recommendation to replace the…

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