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Click HERE for information from the Tompkins County Health Department on tick disease prevention & to watch the NYSDOH video on how to remove a tick.

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.

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Tompkins County Administrator Jason Molino has tapped two experienced department administrators to serve in the position of Deputy County Administrator, announcing his appointment of Office for the Aging Director Lisa Holmes and Youth Services Director Amie Hendrix to...

Following a public hearing, the Legislature, without dissent, adopted a new Local Law modifying the County’s 2015 Local Law that established the County’s Sustainable Energy Loan Program and authorized the County Administrator to execute an amended municipal agreement...

The Legislature passed a resolution, advanced by Legislator Anna Kelles, that strongly urges the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to adopt more stringent guidelines when revising Greenhouse Gas Emissions standards for major power generators, ones...

Reconsidering a revised version of a resolution first brought up last year, the Legislature unanimously voted to recognize the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day, “encouraging the celebration of this day in a manner that promotes respect, understanding...

The Legislature approved a resolution to support immigrants and refugees who live within Tompkins County, and maintaining that the separating of children from parents at the United States/Mexico Border is inhumane.  The measure states that the Tompkins County Legislature...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, accepted the audited Financial Report for Tompkins County for the fiscal year 2017, conducted by the audit firm of Insero& Co. CPAs, LLP.  In a comprehensive report to the Legislature, Finance Director Rick Snyder indicated the...

The Legislature’s special Housing Committee today heard from staff from the County’s Department of Planning and Sustainability on steps to be taken to move forward with four initiatives supported through committee consensus last month.  Deputy Commissioner Megan McDonald...

American Airlines has announced that it will offer a direct flight from the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport (ITH) to American’s hub at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport (CLT).

The new service is slated to begin Saturday,...

The Legislature’s special Transportation Committee heard comments from the ride-hailing service Lyft, as it continued its review of ride-hailing services in Tompkins County, one year after New York State authorized upstate operation of such ride-hailing services.  The...

Tompkins County Department of Social Services will soon issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Homeless Housing Services. The primary service needs are:

  • Maintain emergency sheltering services as an essential element of the community’s safety net.
  • ...

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