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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.

The County seeks to fill four vacancies on the Planning Advisory Board. Apply by March 17th Further details HERE.

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The Legislature, without dissent (Legislator Peter Stein was excused) voiced support of Governor Cuomo’s proposal to require large-scale generators of food waste to donate and recycle excess food, in alignment with a federal “Good Samaritan Food Donation Act.” The...

By unanimous vote (Legislator Peter Stein was excused), the Legislature allocated $1,750 in Contingent funding to pay part of the cost of a water and sewer infrastructure study in the Town of Dryden, to match an identical contribution by the Town of Dryden. The study...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote (Legislator Peter Stein was excused) amended the County’s Capital Program and allocated $287,000 in up-front Highway Department funding to support Pine Tree Road intersection improvements at Ellis Hollow Road and the East Hill Plaza...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote (Legislator Peter Stein was excused) amended the Capital Program and approved a transfer of just under $364,000 in Highway Department fund balance to address higher than expected costs in the recently closed-out reconstruction project...

The Legislature awarded $197,000 in Arts and Culture Organizational Development Grants, funded through County Room Occupancy Tax, to ten arts organizations for 2017, as recommended by the County’s Strategic Tourism Planning Board and the Community Arts Partnership. The...

The community is invited to participate in a survey regarding local police services as a part of a multi-faceted effort to gather community input for a study of law enforcement shared services. The study, undertaken by the Rochester-based Center for Governmental Research...

Due to this week’s severe winter storm, curbside recycling collection in Tompkins County is on a one day delay for the remainder of the week.

That means if your regularly scheduled collection day was Wednesday, pick up will take place on Thursday; Thursday’s...

Effective as of 6:00 a.m. Wednesday, Tompkins County Sheriff Ken Lansing has lifted the current closure of roads in Tompkins County. Since 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, roads had been closed except for essential travel.

A Travel Advisory remains in effect...

Due to the weather, both the Tompkins County Recycling and Solid Waste Center and the Department of Recycling and Materials Management will open at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 15th. There will be no curbside recycling collection on Wednesday, and pick-up will be one...

Effective at 3:00 PM today, Sheriff Lansing orders roads closed except for essential travel. Travel is restricted to emergency personnel and others performing actions to protect lives, prevent incident or protect property. Roads are limited to travel by citizens that are...

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