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The City of Cortland Common Council will meet this evening at 6pm at City Hall at 25 Court Street in the City of Cortland.







During the meeting public hearings for a proposed law to reserve property tax levy authority established in general municipal law 3-c, the proposed 2023 budget, and a proposed law to amend chapter 241 relative to solid waste and the collection thereof will be open to the public.

There will also be two presentations during the meeting, one with Chief of Police, Paul Sandy of commendation of Police Officers and then a member of the Environmental Advisory Committee, Diane Chu, regarding the “no mow may” proposal.

On the agenda will be authorizing agreements for the Homer Ave Gateway Improvement Project and Designs of the City of Cortland Tompkins St. Improvement Project.


Agenda Item No. 7: The council looks to authorize an agreement with Bernier, Carr & Associates for the Design of Phase V – Homer Avenue Gateway Improvements Project.

The city notes an improvement plan for Homer avenue will have a positive impact on the City of Cortland, the city has selected Bernier, Carr & Associates to provide services that will include the study, reporting, and a preliminary design phases.

The project will feature new pavement, sidewalk, curb, water main, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, traffic control, pedestrian accommodations, street lighting, and green infrastructure.

The cost for the study and preliminary design will be $72,500 dollars if authorized by the council and mayor’s office.


Agenda Item No. 8: Authorizing agreement with Bernier, Carr & Associates for the design of the City of Cortland Tompkins St Improvement Plan.

The overall plan would include a study, reporting and preliminary design phases. The project could feature new pavement, sidewalk, curb, water main, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, traffic control and pedestrian accommodations, street lighting , and green infrastructure.

The cost for the study will be the same as the Homer Ave. Gateway Project at $72,500 dollars if the council and mayor’s office approve.








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