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Cornell Announces One-Time Additional Contribution to Benefit Affordable Housing

Community partners gathered Friday, September 20th to celebrate a successful decade-long collaboration, the Community Housing Development...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote (Legislator Henry Granison and Leslyn McBean-Clairborne were excused), approved a five-year performance-based contract awarded to the Tompkins County Assigned Counsel Department by the New York State Office of Indigent Legal Services. ...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote (Legislator Henry Granison and Leslyn McBean-Clairborne were excused), awarded Nelson & Streeter Construction Co., Inc. of Pine City, New York the contract for paving of parking lots at two County facilities at its northeast campus...

Meeting just before the full Legislature, the Public Safety Committee recommended for Legislature consideration the long-debated measure that would seek state legislation to amend State environmental conservation law to add Tompkins County to the list of those counties...

With the recent increase in e-cigarette-related illnesses reported in New York State and the announcement of the ban on flavored e-cigarettes, the Tompkins County Health Department supports the Governor and the New York State Department of Health in their effort to...

In their initial session this week, Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee heard their first budget presentations, as they began review of County Administrator Jason Molino’s 2020 Recommended Budget. 

The following presentations were heard on September...

As a resident of Tompkins County, you shape the community in which you live. You can do even more by serving on a County government advisory board. Advisory boards and commissions provide recommendations to the County Legislature on matters ranging from climate...

Tompkins County Administrator Jason Molino has delivered to the County Legislature a 2020 Recommended County Budget and 2020-2024 Capital Program.

The Recommended Budget supports total expenditures of $191.8 million and local dollar spending of $92.7 million.  The...

Late on Friday, August 30, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed S.6340/A.8225 into law, allowing Tompkins County to use local resources on the "development, maintenance or management of affordable housing."

“We’ve been working on this for almost two years, since we...

The Tompkins County Legislature, by unanimous vote, passed a resolution urging the New York State Public Service Commission “to condition any rate increases by New York State Electric and Gas on the provision of more reliable, affordable, and sustainable service to its...

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