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Most U.S. cities leave the responsibility of sidewalk snow removal to homeowners, landlords, and businesses. The result: endangered pedestrians. CityLab recently looked at how cities across the United States leave the responsibility of sidewalk snow removal to homeowners, landlords, and businesses. They report that the results are “…haphazard at best, and don’t account for vacant […]

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Supplemental Sidewalk Snow Removal Pilot What City Residents Need to Know About the Supplemental Sidewalk Snow Removal Project The City of Syracuse, at no additional cost to taxpayers, will run a small-scale test or “pilot” of municipal removal of snow from certain sidewalks for the remainder of winter 2019. The pilot will cover sidewalks on […]

During State of the City, Mayor Walsh share’s many stories of our city residents as heroes. This is Asheena’s story. Speech Excerpt from State of the City 2019 These steps forward in fiscal sustainability, city services and in our economy and neighborhoods show how combining engagement, data, and the resources of the community have already started to improve lives in Syracuse in meaningful ways over the past year. When I took office, there were […]

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Mayor Ben Walsh was joined by City Clerk John Copanas, CenterState CEO, and SUNY Oswego to welcome DocuPet, an innovative, technology-based municipal pet licensing service, to the city of Syracuse. The Downtown office is the company’s United States headquarters. DocuPet, a Canadian start-up that provides robust online services for pet owners, municipalities, […]