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2010 News Archives

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Tompkins County seeks candidates for the position of Employee Health and Safety Coordinator. Details HERE . Apply by February 9.

REPOSTED.  Tompkins County seeks applicants for this important Human Resources position. Apply by Feb. 3, Updated details HERE.

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.

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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2010 News Archives

By a vote of 13-1 (Legislator Frank Proto voting no and Legislator Kathy Luz Herrera excused), requested State authorization to extend the additional one percent sales tax rate in Tompkins County, which expires at the end of next year, such authorization requested and...

The Legislature, after two hours of thoughtful discussion, provided the approval needed for the County's Industrial Development Agency (IDA) to proceed further in considering bonding for a mixed use development project in the Village of Lansing, adjacent to the Shops at...

The Legislature's Planning, Development and Environmental Quality Committee, by a 3-2 vote, today failed to recommend Tompkins County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) support for a mixed use development project in the Village of Lansing, adjacent to the Shops at Ithaca...

National Influenza Immunization Week highlights the importance of flu vaccination for the best protection against the flu. And receiving a flu vaccination in December or later will still provide protection this flu season.

Karen Bishop, Supervising Community...

A marriage between new technology and old fashioned customer service will ensure that Tompkins County Public Library patrons have access to their favorite books, music, DVDs, and online resources this holiday season.

Library Director Susan Currie announced Monday...

Moody's Investor Service has announced it is maintaining Tompkins County's high municipal bond rating of "Aa1" and has removed the "negative outlook" qualifier that has been part of the County's rating for the past three years. Moody's has revised the outlook from "...

The Legislature's Capital Plan Review Committee today expressed its support of moving toward further analysis to explore the concept of a Center of Government building, exploring the potential costs and benefits involved if the County were to replace several older,...

The Tompkins County Legislature tonight adopted the County's 2011 budget and the County's capital program for the next five years, concluding two-and-a-half months of budget deliberations. The adopted budget is identical to the amended tentative budget approved by...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote set the 2011 Solid Waste Annual Fee, which holds the fee at its current rate of $56.00 per billing unit. As in the past, single-family residences, mobile homes, and churches are charged as one billing unit. The action also establishes...

The Legislature approved the issuance of up to $4.5 million in tax-exempt private activity bonds by the Tompkins County Industrial Development Agency to support expansion of Transonic Systems' headquarters, located at the Warren Road Business Park in Lansing. The bonding...

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