February 18, 2018

1: Svante Myrick — “None of us are experts here”

This is the inaugural episode of the new Ithacast hosted by Second Ward Alderpersons Seph Murtagh and Ducson Nguyen. Special guest Svante Myrick—mayor of the City of Ithaca—joins us to discuss housing, the opioid crisis, Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion, autonomous vehicles, and life in the 2nd Ward.


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Chapters:

  • 0:00 - Introduction
  • 1:19 - Ithaca's housing strategy
  • 9:36 - The missing middle
  • 17:10 - Tax abatements
  • 28:04 - Low Income Housing Tax Credit
  • 34:58 - Local income tax
  • 40:40 - Land value tax
  • 42:55 - Rent control
  • 46:59 - Vienna's social housing program
  • 52:39 - CIITAP
  • 1:03:17 - Inclusionary/incentive zoning
  • 1:06:11 - How to participate
  • 1:07:58 - Seg(ue)ways
  • 1:09:07 - Autonomous vehicles
  • 1:13:30 - Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion
  • 1:14:47 - Opioids
  • 1:23:57 - Svante's political future
  • 1:26:00 - You know what really grinds my gears?
  • 1:30:11 - Svante's second job

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