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Town of Ithaca considers removing IC from fire district

By Breana Cacciotti

ITHACA, NY – After years of providing the entirety of Ithaca College with fire protection services, the Town of Ithaca wants to cut back.

The Town has been trying to get the college to make a contribution to the town for the past few years to help cover the cost of fire protection services, but Town Supervisor Bill Goodman says the college won’t agree to contribute.

The Town of Ithaca pays $3.2 million to the City of Ithaca to contract their fire department and about 25 percent of service calls go to the college’s campus, according to Goodman.

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