Oct 2 Village Board Mtg: New law creating board alternates

Tonight, Monday, October 2, the Village Board of Trustees meet. Included under New Business is the topic of adding alternates to the Planning Board and the Zoning Board of Appeals.

There is a new draft for tonight:

Proposed Local Law of 2017 Alternate Members

Also on the agenda:

DPW/Water/Sewer department head report:
A. MRB-Proposal for professional services preliminary drainage
investigation.
B. Municipal Solutions: Water Rate Study Agreement
C. Municipal Solutions: Sewer Rate Study Agreement

New business:

RESOLUTION OBJECTING TO THE DEC PERMITTING CARGILL MINE
EXPANSION WITHOUT PROPER ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW

And anything else that comes up.

Update on county legislature race – Jim Dennis suspends campaign today

Now there are two candidates for our District 5 seat, Keith Hannon and Anne Koreman, Jim Dennis has dropped out.

http://www.ithaca.com/news/county-legislator-jim-dennis-drops-out-of-legislature-race/article_5ae5e396-6718-11e7-9d57-efa9e12a89b0.html

The election is November 7. Also that day, according to the calendar linked below, the Town of Ulysses will be voting on:

Town Supervisor
Town Clerk
2 Town Councilpersons
Highway Superintendent

http://tompkinscountyny.gov/files2/boe/For_Candidates/Political%20Calendars/2017/2017%20Tri-Fold%20Political%20Calendar.pdf

Tonight in Ithaca – our local candidates for Tompkins County legislature interviewed

Update: Jim Dennis has suspended his campaign, leaving 2 candidates, Keith Hannon and Anne Koreman.

Tompkins County has its own legislature, and there are currently 3 candidates running to represent District 5, which includes Trumansburg, the town of Ulysses, and parts of the towns of Enfield and Ithaca. They are being interviewed tonight in Ithaca, 6:30pm, at GIAC (Greater Ithaca Activity Center), 301 Court St, corner of Albany St.

From the Ithaca Voice:

Current representative: Jim Dennis

Seeking re-election? Yes.

Other candidates:

Facebook event:
https://www.facebook.com/events/443660336009081/?acontext=%7B%22source%22%3A4%2C%22action_history%22%3A%22null%22%7D&source=4&action_history=null

Current legislators:
http://www.tompkinscountyny.gov/legislature/legislators