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Welcome to Caroline, NY

Caroline is a small town with a unique character and strong sense of community. It's a town where people care about others, where community events are a big part of community life. We're located just southeast of the Town of Ithaca. The area is made up of beautiful rolling hills, farms, and several small communities. The Town of Caroline is home to more State forest land than any other town in Tompkins County.
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Seeking two applicants for Joint Youth Commission

The Town of Caroline is seeking two applicants to fill voting positions on the Joint Youth Commission.

The Joint Youth Commission is committed to offering a wide variety of youth programs in our community to complement and balance the services offered by the school and other community organizations. This volunteer appointment requires attending a monthly meeting of all the participating municipalities and is held at the Ithaca Town Hall at 7:00 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month. Please consider volunteering your valuable time to help our youth develop into healthy, productive citizens in our community.

The Youth Commission has listed the following as its service priorities:

First Time Employment

Programs that would increase employment opportunities for youth with a focus on youth who are between the ages of 14-18 and who are first time job seekers.

Employment Training

Employment training opportunities including job readiness workshops designed for the middle school population.

Healthy Personal Development and Life Skills

Community based programs during non-school hours to encourage healthy personal development and life skills as well as promoting community involvement.

For more information on current programs visit

For additional information please contact Tim Seely at or 793-0454

If interested please complete the application found here and submit to the Caroline Town Clerk.

In Memoriam

Recently the town of Caroline learned that two former elected officials, Molly Adams (Councilmember) and Harold Payton (Supervisor) passed away. At the July Business Meeting the Caroline Town Council passed a resolution to honor the service and memory of currently or formerly serving town officials in elected positions who have died, by lowering the flag at town hall to half staff for a period of 48 hours. This past week the flag at town hall was lowered to half staff in remembrance of Molly and Harold and in gratitude for their service to the Town of Caroline.

Board Meeting Agenda for Wed July 9th 2014

Salute to the Flag (7:00)

Privilege of the Floor: Opportunity for citizens to bring forward matters of concern     

Please be prepared to make one statement not to exceed 3 minutes in length

Highway Superintendents Report (7:200)

Supervisors Report – (7:25)

County Representatives Report (7:30)

Department, Committee, & Liaison Reports (7:35)

Discussion and Action Topics


Slaterville Post Office Public Hearing July 8th 2014

The meeting is at the Slaterville Fire Hall, 2681 Slaterville Rd., Slaterville Springs NY on July 8th 2014 at 6:00 pm. Please see this attached PDF file for info.

Rabid Bat at Montgomery Park Elm St in Dryden

It was reported that in the afternoon (1:30 -2:30 pm) on Monday June 30, three young children were seen poking a downed bat with sticks in the tree line at Montgomery Park along Elm Street in the Village of Dryden. If anyone has had contact with a bat at Montgomery Park in Dryden, immediately contact the Tompkins County Health Department – Environmental Health Division at 607-274-6688 to discuss the possibility of exposure to rabies, which is a very serious and deadly disease.

From: Tompkins County Health Department Frank Kruppa Public Health Director

Contact : Clayton Maybee, Adriel Shea or Sarah Caputi at 274-6688


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