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Injury from falling is a major risk for older adults and people with disabilities.  Click HERE to review information on how to prevent falls from the Office for the Aging.

Opportunities to serve on several Planning & Sustainability advisory boards. Further details HERE.

The Health Department is providing flu vaccinations for adults at its building, 55 Brown Road, across from the Airport.  Call 274-6616 to schedule your appointment.  More information

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Due to anticipated weather concerns, the time of the Friday, November 16 meeting of the Legislature's Health and Human Services Committee has been changed.

The meeting will begin at 10AM (delayed from its scheduled time of 8:30AM).

The...

The Planning, Development, and Environmental Quality Committee of the Tompkins County Legislature listened to an hour-and-a-half of public comment today, then reached a recommendation to advance to the Legislature regarding the future of the Cayuga Power Plant. 

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Concluding a process that started at the beginning of September, the Tompkins County Legislature tonight adopted the County’s 2019 budget and the 2019-2023 Tompkins County Capital Program. The budget was approved by unanimous vote.

The $187.5 million budget, which...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, confirmed County Administrator Jason Molino’s appointment of Lisa Monroe as Director of the Tompkins County Office for the Aging.  Monroe, who has served as NY Connects Coordinator for the Office for the Aging since 2013, and as the...

Following an executive session, the Legislature by unanimous vote authorized County Administrator Jason Molino to enter into an Option Agreement for Purchase of Real Property for four adjoining parcels, located at 408 and 412-414 N. Tioga Street, and 117 and 119 Sears...

The Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management is partnering with Challenge Workforce Solutions to offer a free Confidential Document Shred Day for all Tompkins County residents.

The event will take place Saturday, November 17th from 9:...

The Legislature’s Public Safety Committee, after discussion, recommended that the Legislature take a stand in support of marijuana legalization in New York State.   The measure won support by a unanimous 5-0 margin. 

The resolution supports bringing an end to...

Now that Election Day is over, those political campaign yard signs - whether made of plastic film or Coroplast® - can be recycled in Tompkins County.

Please remove the wire sign holders or stakes before recycling the signs. The metal sign holders and stakes...

As Tompkins County this Veterans Day commemorates the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, the County’s new Historical Commission will present a reading of historical documents from 1918, focusing on what Tompkins County residents experienced during what was then...

The County’s Department of Planning and Sustainability is preparing an update of the “2020 Strategic Tourism Plan.” This plan will guide future policies and investments relating to tourism in Tompkins County.

A new online survey is open to gather public feedback...

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