Just in Time: Mayor Myrick hits the Forbes 30 Under 30 list

Forbes has put out this year’s “30 Under 30” lists, and Ithaca’s very own Mayor Svante Myrick, first elected at the age of 24, has made the Law & Policy list.

Mayor Myrick was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list this week.

Mayor Myrick was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list this week.

“Just in time,” quips the young mayor. “I’ll be thirty in March!”

The magazine points out that Mayor Myrick inherited a $3 million budget deficit, and closed that gap “while ultimately lowering taxes.”

When he ran for re-election a little over a year ago, he won with 89% of the vote.

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