Frozen Pipes

City Appropriates Fund to Help Income Eligible Home Owners
with Frozen Pipes

Mayor Brian Tobin announced today, March 6, 2015, that he requested the City’ Common Council appropriate assistance to owner-occupant homeowners with the cost of addressing frozen pipes resulting from the severe winter.  Due to the funding source identified, only income-eligible homeowners may are eligible for assistance.  See details >>




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City of Cortland Property Owners - Free Trees!

The City is pleased to offer a beautiful tree for your property’s right-of-way. The City of Cortland’s Landscape and Design Commission (LDC) has chosen several species of street trees for planting under its annual Tree Program. Funding for the trees is provided through a grant awarded to the City under the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) Urban and Community Forestry Program. All City property owners may apply for a tree. However, according to the terms of the grant, the emphasis for 2015 will be properties located in the City’s East End. Read More >>

Cortland YWCA

March 20, Instant Artist at Cortland YWCA

6:30-8:30 pm, YWCA, Clayton Ave. A local artist will provide all the materials and will guide you step-by-step to create your very own version of a painting. Wine and snacks included. $40, with proceeds benefitting Cortland YWCA. Register at For more information email

Presbyterian Church

March 20 & 21, Broadway & Hollywood Meet Church Street

7:00 pm, United Presbyterian Church, 25 Church Street. Musicians and friends of UPC present their third variety show of Hollywood and Broadway hits. A must-see Cortland experience! Fully accessible facility; reception after the Friday performance. Free admission. For more information call (607) 849-4680, e-mail or visit

Lime Hollow Nature Center

March 21, Nature Hike

10 am, 338 McLean Road. Bundle up each month and take a stroll with a Lime Hollow Naturalist. Monthly hikes include a fun topic or theme. All hikes will depart from our Visitor Center on McLean Road and typically last an hour and a half. Don't forget binoculars, field guides, small snack and a water bottle. There are some binoculars available to borrow. Free admission, donations appreciated. For more information call (607) 662-4632 or visit

Cortland Repertory Theatre

March 21, The Y Files: Where Are the Cows? (CRT fundraiser)

6:30 doors open, Cortland Ramada Inn, 2 River St. Buffet Dinner with Acme Mystery Co. Sheriff Shelly Moganagle is calling an emergency town meeting for YOU and everybody else in Pine Bluffs. Our cows are disappearing and we need to figure out where in the heck they're going! Could it be Roland McBurger's new hamburger joint? Or cattle rustlers? Down at the Crazy Kegger, folks are saying it is alien cow abduction! The Sheriff is taking no chances and has called in the FBI. Be there when Special Agents Molding and Sulky arrive. They'll need all the help they can get! Tickets $50 per person through February 9, then $55, at CRT Box Office, 24 Port Watson St, or The Bling Store, 101 Main St.

SUNY Cortland

May 2, The Big Event DEADLINE APRIL 5

The Big Event is a student-led project that works all year to bring SUNY Cortland students, faculty and staff together for one full day of community service in the spring semester. The mission of The Big Event is to simply says "Thanks" to our neighbors in the Cortland community. Download Jobsite Request Form and submit by April 5 (pickup available). For more information contact Ashlee Prewitt at 479-431-9331, email, visit, or twitter TBE_Cortland.

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Micronenterprise Funds Available - Apply by May 11

The City of Cortland was recently awarded funding to assist existing or start-up microentprises located or wishing to locate in the City. The funding was awarded by New York State Homes and Community Renewal under the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Program. Read More >>

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City of Cortland Assessor's Office

Effective Monday, February 23, the City of Cortland Assessor's Office will be located in the Homer Town Hall at 31 North Main Street, Homer, NY 13077. The phone number is 607-749-3153. Office hours are Monday - Friday, 9 am - 12:30 pm. The City Assessor is Mr. Randy Deal.

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Funds for Purchase or Rehabilitation of Single Family Homes Awarded to City of Cortland

The City of Cortland was awarded funds to assist in the purchase and rehabilitation of single-family homes in the City.


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Multi-Family Home Ownership Program Funds Still Available UPDATED 08-01-2014

The City of Cortland has a limited amount of Community Development Block Grant funds remaining in its Multi-Family Home Ownership Program. The Program provides assistance for down payment and closing costs for those wishing to purchase a two or three unit home in the City of Cortland that is in need of repairs. The City can provide up to $16,000 to assist in the purchase.


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Energy ChallengeEnergy Challenge Program

The typical household in Central New York wastes about 30 percent of its energy consumption. The Challenge Team program is designed to reduce that energy waste.

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