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Tompkins County seeks qualified candidates for this critical position in county government. Applications accepted through April 9.

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 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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The Legislature’s Facilities and Infrastructure Committee today received an update, with additional detail, regarding the County’s ongoing study examining properties in the 400 block of North Tioga Street in Ithaca, looking toward whether the properties might be acquired...

The Legislature, by a vote of 12-1 (Legislator Shawna Black voted no; Legislator Deborah Dawson was excused), authorized a loan of up to $500,000 to the History Center, to enable completion of interior renovations to the Tompkins Center for History and Culture, pending...

The Legislature, without dissent (Legislator Deborah Dawson was excused), appropriated $15,000 from the Capital Reserve Fund for Natural, Scenic, and Recreation Resource Protection to provide partial support for the Owego Headwaters Protection Project, undertaken by the...

This information provided by the Tompkins County Environmental Management Council.

THE GREEN NEW DEAL: Pathway to Ecological Sustainability?
     Distributing Our Resources More Equitably While Preserving...

Streeter Associates, of Elmira, NY, has been awarded the construction contract for the second phase of the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport terminal expansion project.  Tompkins County Legislators, by unanimous vote, awarded Streeter the contract for its submitted bid of...

The Legislature, by a vote of 10-3 (Legislators Mike Sigler, Dave McKenna, and Glenn Morey voted no; Legislator Deborah Dawson was excused) urged New York State to pass the Drivers License Access and Privacy Act, to allow the issuance of driver’s licenses to New York...

The Tompkins County Legislature is urging Governor Cuomo and State Legislators to double down on the State’s current water infrastructure funding, through a resolution approved without dissent tonight. 

Created in 2015, the state’s Water Infrastructure...

Renewing an issue first advanced early last year, the Legislature, by unanimous vote (Legislator Deborah Dawson was excused), urged the State Legislature to amend Section 224 of New York State County Law to permit Tompkins County to appropriate County funds towards the...

The Legislature, with one dissent, awarded 2019 Arts and Culture Organization Development Grants to ten local organizations, in the second year of two-year funding approved last spring  as part of the Tompkins County Tourism Program, funded through County hotel room...

The Legislature presented a special proclamation recognizing and thanking retiring Cornell Police Chief Kathy Zoner for her 27 years of service to the Cornell University Community and Tompkins County residents.  Chief Zoner began working at Cornell in 1991 as a...

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