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On Thursday, July 25th, the Tompkins County Shared Services Panel once again will ask for public suggestions regarding opportunities for shared services in Tompkins County, as municipal officials continue to work on the County’s 2020 County-wide Shared Services Plan....

Tompkins County is one of 53 local health departments across the country to be recognized for innovative public health projects in response to critical local public health needs. The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) awarded Tompkins...

The Legislature, by a vote of 12-1 (Legislator Deborah Dawson voted no; Legislator Rich John was excused) approved use by Tompkins Cortland Community College of $300,000 in balance to help address a revenue shortfall in the College’s operating budget for the current...

The Legislature, without dissent (Legislator Rich John was excused), authorized purchase of equipment necessary to implement Early Voting in Tompkins County, as now directed by New York State.  The Early Voting Act, passed at the beginning of this year, requires nine...

The Legislature held a public hearing on a proposed Local Law that would amend Article 26 of the County Charter regarding the County’s Office of Human Rights and Human Rights Commission.  The amendment would implement wording changes, including those to reflect current...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, accepted the audited Financial Report for Tompkins County for the fiscal year 2018, conducted by the audit firm of Insero & Co. CPAs, LLP. As part of a comprehensive report to the Legislature, Finance Director Rick Snyder indicated...

The Tompkins County Tourism Program is now accepting applications for the Fall 2019 Community Celebrations grant cycle. A total of $11,662 in funding is available, with a maximum award of $3,000 per application.

Community Celebrations Grants ...

Tompkins County government is expressing its sadness and condolence regarding the death this week of 24-year-old Sgt. James G. Johnston, of Trumansburg, killed on Tuesday while on duty in Afghanistan.

Sgt. Johnston died from injuries sustained during a combat...

Tompkins County’s Shared Services Panel today conducted the second of three public hearings, as municipal officials work to develop the County’s 2020 Shared Services Plan.

At today’s session, two municipal leaders once again brought up two potential shared...

Have you been tested for HIV? June 27 is National HIV Testing Day and it serves as an important reminder to know your status. By getting tested, you can keep yourself and your community healthy by decreasing the risk of transmission.

The CDC recommends everyone...

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