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Become a Census Worker – Applications Needed

The Census is still looking for a large amount of applicants in Tompkins (and surrounding counties). We are looking for agencies that would be willing to Share our jobs information with their clients Display our jobs information at their offices Invite us to any community table events your organization may have Invite us to any type of community event, small or large (pancake breakfast, church dinners etc, we are open to anything) Suggestions on organizations that would be willing to assist us (PTAs, Legions, Elks etc) Willing to post on their facebook or website, or to send an email blast ( I can send you the items for that) Calls are being made with job offers starting this month, and will continue through March. Below is a little summary of our jobs $18-$20/hr AND $.58/mile You can be considered if you do not drive and live in a area with public transportation No education requirement, not even a HS diploma Criminal convictions do not necessarily exclude you from employment, it is decided on a case by case basis If you are a non citizen and are authorized to work in the U.S and are fluent in Chinese, you are encouraged to apply (Only Tompkins County) Flexible schedule Census income does NOT impact Snap, Heap, or Tanf benefits in NYS— due to the temporary nature of the job Please feel...

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Proposed Local Law to Amend Dryden Zoning Law

The board introduced the following proposed local law and set the public hearing for January 16, 2020, at 6:10 p.m: TOWN OF DRYDEN LOCAL LAW No. ______OF 2020 A LOCAL LAW TO AMEND DRYDEN ZONING LAW SECTIONS 900, 909 AND 701 SECTION 1 Section 701 is amended to add the words “…to the maximum extent practicable…” in order to make it consistent with Section 702 so that Section 701 now reads: Section 701: Design Guidelines and Standards All development and re-development of Lots and property in Varna shall comply, to the maximum extent practicable, with the Varna Design Guidelines and Landscape Standards, including: A. Landscape Design. Any proposed development or re-development subject to a building permit or review under this Law shall include a landscape and planting plan that includes: 1. A map or sketch of existing vegetation to be retained or removed. 2. A detailed landscape plan that includes a list of the number, type and location of proposed vegetation. 3. A narrative or drawing demonstrating how the development or re-development will preserve open space and existing natural features including mature trees, tree canopies, land forms, existing topography and vegetation. B. Streetscape and Sidewalk Design. Any proposed development or re-development subject to a building permit or review under this Law shall include plans for sidewalks or pedestrian paths that contribute to the goal of a unified pedestrian network...

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Freese Rd Bridge over Fall Creek Public Information Meeting | Jan 15th | 6:30pm-8:30pm

The Town of Dryden will conduct a Public Information Meeting to discuss the proposed Freese Road Bridge over Fall Creek (BIN 3209800) bridge project.  The meeting will be held from 6:30 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at the Varna Community Association located on 943 Dryden Road, Ithaca.   The Freese Road Bridge project is being progressed under the BridgeNY Program by the Town of Dryden, the New York State Department of Transportation, and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).  At present, the project is in the preliminary design phase.  Representatives from the Town of Dryden, NYSDOT, and Barton & Loguidice, D.P.C. will be available at the meeting to answer questions and obtain comments on the proposed project from individuals, groups, officials and local agencies.   Questions regarding this meeting may be addressed to Town Jason Leifer, Dryden Town Supervisor. Contact Jason by emailing Secretary@dryden.ny.us or calling 607-844-8888 ext 226...

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2020 Dog Enumeration

Town of Dryden Residents The Town of Dryden will be conducting a dog enumeration beginning on February 1, 2020. Dog Control Officers, Richard Leonard and Thelma Hefner, will visit all residences in the Town to verify current licensing. New York State requires that all dogs be licensed in the Town in which they reside. If your dog is not licensed, the DCOs will provide you with a license application and a copy of the Dryden Dog Law. You will be given 20 days to license your dog. The cost to license: A dog that is neutered/ spayed is $11 per year. A nonneutered/non-spayed dog is $23 per year. If you fail to license your dog before the enumerators arrive, an additional $10 fee will be charged. What do I need to license? You need proof of a current rabies vaccination and if altered, proof the dog is spayed/neutered. The license application is available on-line at Dryden.ny.us/town-clerks-office/dog and at the clerk’s office. If you have questions, please contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 607-844-8888, option 3 2020 dog enumeration Located at 93 East Main Street, we are open Monday through Friday,...

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Dryden Municipal Internet Study

At the November Town Board Meeting, the linked presentation was presented about Hunt Engineer’s initial results of a feasibility study they are conducting to see if implementing public broadband throughout Dryden is a practical and sought-after action for the town to move forward with. Read the report here: Dryden (T) FTTH...

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