Friday, September 04, 2015

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Upcoming Meetings Genung Nature Preserve Welcome
Upcoming Meetings
Rec/Youth Commission: 9/23
Conservation Board: 9/29
Agriculture Committee: 9/9
Planning Board: 9/24
Genung Nature Preserve Along a mile of Fall Creek as it takes a great loop on its way to Cayuga Lake, the Genung Preserve is open for people to explore an easy trail through various habitats and enjoy a quiet respite from the noise of everyday life.
Welcome Welcome to Dryden! Our quality of life, trails, natural beauty and excellent services make Dryden top the list of towns to love in Tompkins County. Come see what we have to offer-you may be surprised!

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Small Wind Energy for Rural Communities

A presentation by Art Weaver, President of Weaver Wind Energy
At Dryden Town Hall on September 17, 2015 at 6:00 PM
(prior to the regular Town Board meeting at 7)

Please come learn about:
* What is meant by “your wind resource” and how do you determine it
* What is involved in permitting a small wind turbine and tower
* What incentives exist for small wind owners
* What are the principles of small wind energy generation

And bring your questions to make this a great community learning experience.

Public Information Meeting – Red Mill, West Malloryville Road Bridges
The Tompkins County Highway Division has scheduled a Public Information Meeting regarding the Red Mill Road and West Malloryville Road Bridges for Wednesday, September 2nd, from 6:00-7:00 p.m., at the McLean Fire Station.  Everyone interested is invited to attend.

For additional information, please contact Jeff Smith, at, or at (607) 274-0300.

Next Town Board Meeting


9/10/15 @ 7:00 PM: Abstract & Agenda Meeting

9/17/15 @ 7:00 PM: Business Meeting



Tompkins Community Solar Initiative

Discounted Community Bulk Buying Prices!

New Solar Buying Options at the Solar Farm!

Click here to view the flyer

Proposed Concept Plan for Varna-Freeville Rail Trail

Cornell’s Design Connect Group worked with the community to generate ideas for converting this section of the Lehigh-Valley railroad bed into a recreational trail. Their report can be viewed here. The Town of Dryden appreciates this important contribution by a talented cross-disciplinary team from Cornell University as we continue to consider this trail project.

New Recreation Program Guide is here! Online Registration now open!

The 2015 Summer/Fall Recreation Program Guide is here!

Please click here to view it.

To register online, go to to log in or create your account to register today!


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