February 2018
Time: 118080
Date: February 01, 2018

March 2018
MARCH 2018:
Time: 83520
Date: March 01, 2018

June 2018
LATC Picnic at Stewart Park 4:30 - 8:30
Location: Stewart Park Large Pavillion Ithaca NY
Time: 240
Date: June 25, 2018
Celebrate summer with a gathering of all LATC members.

September 2018
Important Must Attend September 24th Meeting!
Location: 222 S. Cayuga St ITHACA NY 14850
Time: 120
Date: September 24, 2018

After two months off, the next LATC meeting will be held Monday, September 24th from 4:30 – 6:30 at the Hotel Ithaca located at 222 South Cayuga Street, Ithaca.


The LATC monthly meetings consist of an agenda that includes product and services information from some of our valued LATC Sponsors, prominent speaker presentations, panel discussions and general LATC business. These speakers offer presentations and forums of generalinterest to all Tompkins County landlords, rental property managers and real estate investors. Some meetings also provide for a platform of open forums, questions and answer sessions and round table discussions.


LATC membership dues are now due for our fiscal year which begins October 1. Kindly bring your membership dues to the September 24thmeeting. Dues will be collected at the sign in table at the beginning of the meeting. Dues may also be paid with a credit card directly on our web site http://www.landlordsassociation.com/join-renew.html. The LATC Board of Directors have been able to maintain the same dues structure as last year. This dues structure is:

1  – 10 apartment rental units   -    $50.00

11 – 25  apartment rental units  -    $75.00

26 or more apartment rental units- $100.00


Please find the agenda for the 9-24 meeting below:

4:00pm   Doors open - kindly check in & pay dues at the Welcome table

4:30 – 5:45   IthacaRents.com

·         Presentation by Tom Hardy on the amazing new Ithacarents.com website followed by question and answer period

5:45 – 6:00   Tompkins County Health Department “Bats and Rabies: What Landlords Need to Know to Protect Tenants"

·         Presented by Cynthia Mosher, a Public Health Sanitarian who manages the Rabies Program 

for the Tompkins County Health Department’s Division of Environmental Health.

6:00 – 6:15   Board of Directors Updates

·         Kayla Lane – LATC interim Secretary – highlights of recent LATC Board of Directors meeting.

·         Nominating Committee – presentation of 2018 – 2019 LATC Slate of Officers  to be voted on at the October 22 meeting.

·         Brian McIlroy – LATC President - old business

6:30pm - Adjourn meeting


·         Please join fellow LATC members for a meet and greet at Max's (Hotel Ithaca's restaurant/bar) directly after our meeting. 

October 2018
October 22 National Fire Prevention Month
Location: 222 S Cayuga St Ithaca NY 14850
Time: 120
Date: October 22, 2018
This month's meeting is less than 2 weeks away!
Where? the Hotel Ithaca, 222 South Cayuga Street
When? Doors open at 4pm
Please remember to stop by the sign in table outside the meeting room.
This is the time to: 1) ensure that you have paid your annual dues which were due 10-1-18. If your dues are paid, ensure that       
2)  you receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win 1 of 7 Ten- Year Sealed Smoke Alarmswhich will be raffled off at the end of the meeting.
October is National Fire Prevention Month
  • We will have a presentation followed by a question and answer session.
  • Speaker - Gillian Haines-Sharp, Assistant Chief Fire Marshall – Ithaca Fire Department.
Sneak peak at some of the items which will be covered....
·         What are the safety benefits of installing a sealed ten year smoke alarm vs. install a new ten year lithium battery into an existing alarm?
·         What is the difference between a photoelectric and ionization alarm?
·         What the exact locations and ceiling or wall mounted measurements these alarms should be installed?
·         What are the most common causes of residential house fires?
·         What is a Knox Box? In what types of rental buildings are they required to be installed?
·         As rental property owners and managers, what can we do better to partner with local fire departments to provide
       better owner information and access to our buildings in the event of a fire event?
·         What suggestions might be offered on how to better educate our tenants about fire safety?
We will also be introduced to Neoma Mullens, the new Executive Director at the Learning Web.
  • Ms. Mullens will describe the benefits to County landlords of their new Transitional Housing Program.
Old Business -
                     Election Vote on Slate of LATC Officers for 2018-2019
                     President: Brian McIlroy
                     Vice president: Brian Grout
                     Secretary: Kayla Lane – Clark
                     Treasueuer: Ron Schmitt
                     Board member: Russ Maines
                     Review of 10-8-18 Board of director Meeting notes
                     Raffle of 7 Ten-Year Sealed smoke alarms
Networking opportunity at Hotel Ithaca Max’s lounge

November 2018
November 26 2018 Meeting 4:30-6 PM
Location: 222 S Cayuga St Ithaca NY 14850
Time: -52319
Date: November 26, 2018

The Landlords Association of Tompkins County will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, November 26th, 4:30 PM at the Hotel Ithaca, 222 S. Cayuga St.   Doors open at 4 PM.

This month speakers will be David Sprague and Angie Jackson, of the accounting firm Sprague & Jackson, presenting "How to Accelerate Rental Expense Deductions Under The New Tax Codes."

Rental property owners interested in joining are invited to attend. For more information email latc@landlordsassociation.com or call (607) 257-2382.

January 2019
January 28 2019 Meeting
Location: 222 S Cayuga St Ithaca NY 14850
Time: 0
Date: January 28, 2019

SPONSOR: Frank Ryczak- Specialty Assistant Store Manager from HD introduction of Alaric Young- new Pro Desk manager 

Javier Rosa - Senior Engineer and Partner from Taitem Engineering speaking on the newly enforced requirement to have an engineer inspect all exterior fire escapes in buildings with three or more units

Ryan McCune - VP of Sales and Marketing Renovus Solar speaking on rebates, incentives and tax credits for solar electric production used in residential consumption applications

February 2019
February 25 2019 Meeting
Location: 222 S Cayuga St Ithaca NY 14850
Time: 90
Date: February 25, 2019

The Landlords Association of Tompkins County will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, February 25th, 4:30 PM at the Hotel Ithaca, 222 S. Cayuga St.  Doors open at 4pm.

This month speakers will be Barbara Eckstrom and Geoff Dunn, from the Tompkins County Dept. of Recycling and Materials, explaining the changes in acceptable recyclables and helping tenants recycle properly, and introducing the new food waste management facility.

Also, our new Insurance Category sponsor, Steve Franco, of Bailey Place Insurance,  will discuss their products and services, and answer questions.

Rental property owners interested in joining are invited to attend. For more information email LATC@LandlordsAssociation.com or call 607- 257-2382.

March 2019
March 25 2019 Meeting
Location: 222 S Cayuga St Ithaca NY 14850
Time: 90
Date: March 25, 2019
SPONSOR: Mid State Basement Solutions - Eric Leach - President will speak about Mold Remediation through humidity control.
Ace Security Control- New owner Ohn Kimerlman--- Will descripbe new technology--keyless entry locks, property manager master keying systems, security cameras
Attorneys Mike Perehenic and Russ Maines - speaking on service vs. companion animals, pet deposits, pet damages, etc.

April 2019
April 22nd Meeting
Location: 222 S Cayuga St Ithaca NY 14850
Time: 90
Date: April 22, 2019
Platinum Sponsor: Bailey Place Insurance
Premium Sponsor:
Sherwin- Williams Paints- Jim Hays - Ithaca store manager- Matt Ballster - regional market manager
5:00 - 5:45 - City of Ithaca Building Department- Mike Niechwiadowicz - Deputy Building Commissioner- Thom Mayo - Housing Inspector
Presentation on new/existing building codes, handrail and guardrail height requirements, ten year sealed smoke detectors
5:45 - 6:15 - City of Ithaca Court Judge - Acting County Judge - Scott A. Miller
Presentation on "  How to best prepare for Small Claims Court appearance and how NOT to have to make a Small Claims Court appearance ! "


May 2019
May 20th Meeting
Location: 222 S Cayuga St Ithaca NY 14850
Time: 90
Date: May 20, 2019

May 20 ( The fourth Monday in May is a Holiday so we will be meeting the third Monday of the month in May  ) 

SPONSOR: Warehouse Carpet 

Tom Hardy of DataMomentum will talk about personal websites now availible to LATC members and managed through LandlordsAssociation.com

Susan Holland Executive Director of Historic Ithaca & Bryan McCracken the City of Ithaca's Preservation Planner

Jack Little CPA - 1031 exchange provision updates - General small business accounting theft and fraud--

Introduction of CFCU as a Platinum Sponsor. CFCU is hosting a catered After Hours with complimentary hot food and snacks.


June 2019
June 24th Picnic !!!
Location: Stewart Park- Large Pavilion Ithaca NY 14850
Time: 210
Date: June 24, 2019

We have reserved the Stewart Park Large Pavilion for our 29th Annual Picnic. This is always a well attended and enjoyable social event. The main dishes will be catered. Snacks and drinks will also be provided by the LATC.

Families and children are welcome as are members guests. Each person should bring their own place settings and a dish to pass.

September 2019
September 23rd Meeting
Location: 222 S Cayuga St Ithaca NY 14850
Time: 120
Date: September 23, 2019

I hope our fellow LATC members enjoyed the past two months to spend time with family and friends, completing apartment turnovers and conducting property improvements. The next LATC general meeting will be held September 23rd at the Hotel Ithaca located at 222 South Cayuga Street, Ithaca. 


Please find below the meeting agenda: 


4:00 - 4:30: Meeting room doors open. 

                 The LATC fiscal year starts October 1. Annual member dues are due and may be paid either at the door or online. The dues amount remains the same as last year. If the number of your ownership/management units have changed, there is a new online feature that will allow you to modify your dues category. 


4:30 - 4:45: Premium Sponsor presentation from Alternative Waste Systems, Newfield, NY. 


4:45 - 6:15: Two local attorneys and landlord - tenant law specialists will be giving a very important presentation titled " The New, NYS Housing Eviction Laws ".  This will be the first of two attorney presentations on the recently adopted NYS landlord- tenant laws. 


                  Russ Maines - Maines Firm, PPLC, Ithaca, NY

                  Michael Perehenic - Coughlin & Gerhart, Ithaca, NY 


6:15 - 6:30: Old business

                 Presentation of of 2019 -2020 slate of Officers and Board of Directors. If you are interested in becoming an LATC officer or Board of Director, kindly contact Brian Grout at bhgrout@yahoo.com

                 Home Depot gift card raffle.  We will raffle four (4) $ 50.00 gift cards. 


October 2019
October- Fire Safety Month
Location: 222 S Cayuga St Ithaca NY 14850
Time: 90
Date: October 28, 2019

Fire Prevention Month raises awareness about fire safety and home safety to help ensure that your home, family and tenants are prepared in the case of an emergency. This is a perfect time to discuss fire safety with your tenants. The following fire safety professionals will be giving individual presentations relating to fire safety. The information that will be presented is NYS Codes. Even if your property is not located in the City of Ithaca, these codes apply to all municipalities.

Tom Parsons- City of Ithaca Fire Department Chief

Tom Mayo and Keving Pilcher- City of Ithaca Building Division

Jessica Furfuss- Tompkins County Deputy Director of Emergency Response

November 2019
November- Tax professionals from local accounting firm of Spraque & Jackson
Location: 222 S Cayuga St Ithaca NY 14850
Time: 90
Date: November 25, 2019

Angie Jackson and David Sprague

Topics for this meeting will include:

• What is the QBI Qualified Business Income Deduction and how can we benefit from using this?

• What exactly is a 1031 Like Kind Exchange, in simple terms? What are the income tax implications if one elects NOT TO do a 1031 when selling rental/investment property. What is depreciation recapture tax?

• What is the Di Minimus Safe Harbor Election and the $2,500 threshold? This is a great tax savings strategy if documented correctly.

• Q & A, we ask attending members to hold all their questions until this portion of the meeting.

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