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City of Syracuse to Close East Brighton Avenue Near Brighton Towers on Wednesday July 6 as Part of the East Brighton Bridge Reconstruction

Syracuse, N.Y. – The City of Syracuse will close East Brighton Avenue to all traffic from Ainsley Drive to East Glen Avenue on Wednesday, July 6 from 6:00 a.m. to approximately 8:00 p.m. The road closure is required to facilitate setting the new bridge beams as part of the first phase of the bridge deck reconstruction.
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City of Syracuse to Close Monday July 4 in Observance of Independence Day

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – City of Syracuse administrative offices will be closed on Monday, July 4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Trash and recycling pickup will be delayed by one day for the week. Sanitation crews will collect Monday’s trash and recycling on Tuesday; Tuesday’s trash and recycling on Wednesday; Wednesday’s trash and recycling on Thursday; Thursday’s trash and recycling on Friday; and Friday’s trash and recycling on Saturday.
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Mayor Walsh Announces S&P Global Ratings Upgrades Syracuse Bond Rating for First Time in Eight Years

Moody’s maintains its A1 rating; Fitch upgraded to A+ earlier this year. All three top agencies say the fiscal outlook for the City is “stable”. Syracuse, N.Y. – Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh announced S&P Global Ratings, one of the nation’s top authorities on the fiscal health of public and private institutions, upgraded its bond rating for the City of Syracuse to A+ this month. It’s the first improvement in the S&P rating since 2014.
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Mayor Walsh Announces Job Fair to Fill Openings in City Government

As part of continued efforts to support job seekers and help city government fill openings in a tight labor market, Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh is announcing an in-person government job fair on Tuesday, June 28 at Cecile Community Center from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. The job fair will feature representatives from departments across City of Syracuse government meeting residents and individuals interested in careers with the city.
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Traffic Advisory for Syracuse Jazz Fest

The Syracuse Jazz Fest is returning to Downtown Syracuse at Clinton Square on Friday, June 24 and Saturday, June 25, 2022. In order to set up, present, and breakdown the event, the following street closures will be taking place:. 100 Block of West Water Street, from Clinton Street to Salina...
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Governor Hochul Announces Up to $29 Million to Jumpstart Future City of Syracuse Mixed Use Project

This release was issued by the Office of New York State Governor Kathy Hochul. Funding from FY 2023 Budget to be Available for Pre-Development Site Preparation. Governor Kathy Hochul today announced up to $29 million in funding available in the FY 2023 Enacted State Budget to help the City of Syracuse with its plans to redevelop the former Syracuse Developmental Center as a regional job hub and mixed income housing site. This funding serves to support wide-reaching investments being made by the Governor in workforce development and affordable housing across the state.
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Mayor Walsh Appoints Joe Driscoll Interstate 81 City Project Director

Driscoll, who founded the “Community for the Grid” campaign and drove passage of a new city lead enforcement law, says the 81 position is a “calling”. Syracuse, N.Y – Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh appointed Joe Driscoll, a strong advocate for the Community Grid and three-term Common Councilor, to become Interstate 81 City Project Director for the City of Syracuse. Driscoll will be the City’s primary liaison with the New York State Department of Transportation regarding the replacement of the Interstate 81 viaduct. He will also work closely with departments across city government to manage the impact of the massive construction project on residents and city infrastructure. Driscoll will leave his position on the Common Council to take on the new role.

Mayor Walsh Statement on Attorney General Action Against Endzone Properties: Landlords Who Put Children and Families at Risk of Lead Poisoning Are Not Welcome Here

Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh statement on New York State Attorney Letitia James permanently banning landlord John Kiggins and Endzone Properties from managing or owning residential rental properties in the state of New York. James also required Kiggins and Endzone to pay $215,000 that will be used to prevent the exposure of children to lead paint within the City of Syracuse or Onondaga County, and/or to provide assistance to the families affected by lead poisoning.
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Mayor Walsh Appoints Richard Alsever to Director of Human Resources

Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh announced the appointment of Richard Alsever as Director of Human Resources. Alsever comes into his new role with eight years of human resource experience behind him, having worked in several managerial and generalist roles. In leading the daily operations of the Human Resources Department, Alsever is responsible for promoting a vision of employee service, departmental collaboration and data driven decision-making.
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City of Syracuse Reports Results of 2022 Deer Management

The City of Syracuse reported the results of its 2022 deer management program to the Syracuse Common Council on Wednesday. In the third year of the program, 92 deer were removed between December 2021 and March 2022. Deer management also occurred in five other municipalities: Camillus, Solvay, Dewitt, Fayetteville and Manlius.
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City Parks Announces Playground Engagement Opportunities for Community Feedback on Three Upcoming Playground Replacement Projects

Playgrounds include: Cannon Street Community Center, Upper Onondaga Park and Spirit of Jubilee Park. Syracuse, N.Y. – The Syracuse Department of Parks, Recreation & Youth Programs announced community engagement this summer for the playgrounds at Cannon Street Community Center, Upper Onondaga Park, and Spirit of Jubilee Park. The goal of the engagements is to gain a better understanding of the community’s wants and needs to assist the Parks planning team with potential design decisions. The objective for each project is to deliver an on-trend playground that is functional, safe, inclusive, and enhances recreation and the play experience in each neighborhood.
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City of Syracuse Micromobility Program Shows High Ridership and Changing Landscape of Urban Transportation

Success of program with Veo prompts more marketing and public education. Syracuse, N.Y. – The City of Syracuse Department of Public Works (DPW), along with rideshare company Veo, presented new data to the Syracuse Common Council on the successes of the City’s Syracuse Sync micromobility program. Ridership is flourishing since the program launched in September 2021. The growth in ridership has been attributed to an expanded fleet of vehicles, improved parking policies, and new initiatives that provide residents and visitors with convenient, affordable, and sustainable transportation options for getting around town. The success of the program is prompting the City and its partner to roll out more marketing and public information to educate riders and residents as they adjust to how the program works and looks around town.
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City of Syracuse to Open Five Outdoor Pools Beginning June 18

The Department of Parks Recreation and Youth Programs is seeking additional lifeguards to be able to open more pools this summer. Syracuse, N.Y. –The City of Syracuse Department of Parks, Recreation & Youth Programs announced it will open five outdoor pools starting with Thornden Park Pool on June 18. Onondaga Park and Schiller Park pools are set to open June 19. Kirk Park Pool will follow on June 25. The targeted opening date for Burnet Park Pool is the beginning of July.
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