Upcoming Meetings Board of Trustees Meeting: Tuesday, January 22nd, 7:00 PM at The Cayuga Heights Fire Station Planning Board Meeting: Monday, January 28th, 7:00 PM at Marcham Hall. All agendas will be posted once available.
Town and County Taxes are Due
Ithaca Town and County tax bills were mailed during the last week of December. You may pay your bill at the Ithaca Town Hall at 251 N. Tioga Street in person with cash, check or money order or send in a check or money order. You may also pay your bill online. More>>
Short Term Rental Permits The Village of Cayuga Heights adopted Local Law 2018-1 for short term rentals within the Village which was effective February 9th, 2018. This law established Village regulations for the rental of dwellings for periods of twenty-eight (28) days or less. Short term rental permit renewals were due January 1st. Applications, sample logs, and fire safety checklists can be found on our website. Logs from guest stays (for renewals) and payment must also be returned to the Village Clerks office within ten(10) days of completing the application. As a reminder, anyone who plans to rent out their home, even if only for graduation weekend, must obtain a premit through the Village. Additional details can be found at http://www.cayuga-heights.ny.us/Code_Enforcement.html
The Department of Public Works will be travelling throughout the Village to pick up Christmas trees and wreaths starting the second week of the new year. Please place your tree curbside and be sure to remove all decorations. Village Hall will be closed on Monday, January 21st in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
"Making the Village" A Talk by Bea Szekely, Village Historian
On Wednesday, January 16th at 7:00 PM at Kendal at Ithaca auditorium, Bea will talk about key figures in the early history of Cayuga Heights. Included will be landscape architects Harold Caparn and Warren Manning, who made the village a prime example of the American garden suburb; civil engineers from the Crandall family in Ithaca, who were largely responsible for making and maintaining the physical infrastructure over the course of decades; Cornell Law Professor C. Tracey Stagg, who played a leading role with developer Jared Newman in founding the village government; and Martha Hitchcock, the much revered first priccipal of the Cayuga Heights School. The event is free and open to the public. Please join us!
Water and Sewer Rate Changes Water and sewer rates are going up on January 1, 2019. The new rate will be $10.32 per 1,000 gallons, an increase of 3.2%. The minimum bill will be $51.60 a quarter. More>>
Changes to Material Accepted for Recycling in Tompkins County
Changes to the recycling materials have led Tompkins County and its contracted vendor, Casella Recycling, to make adjustments in the county's recycling program. More>>