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2010 News Archives

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Tompkins County seeks applicants for this important Human Resources position. Apply by Dec.15, 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

Busy schedules can make it difficult to take the time for you and people you care about to get an annual flu shot. The Tompkins County Health Department is going to make it easier for you. You're invited to stop by the Health Department at 55 Brown Road (near the airport)...

First-of-its-type collaborative will produce significant health care savings for municipalities, employees, taxpayers

More than four years after planning began, a 13-member intermunicipal health insurance consortium has earned the New York State certification it...

In their next-to-last scheduled session of budget review, Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee tonight continued to recommend changes to the County Administrator's tentative 2011 budget. Among the recommendations are nearly $200,000 to support five human...

Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee tonight began to examine restoration of funds to support Social Services programs, as part of the County's 2011 tentative budget. Those programs include most of the department's network of child welfare services provided...

In their second night of decision-making, Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee recommended partial restoration of matching funds to support Municipal Youth Development Programs, as part of the County's 2011 tentative budget. Tonight's decisions may be...

The Legislature voiced official opposition to gas drilling on State forest lands, but delayed action on a similar measure that would prohibit any County-owned land from being leased for natural gas drilling using hydraulic fracturing. Commenting on the State Department of...

The Legislature has adjusted the schedule for deliberations toward a 2011 Tompkins County budget, delaying the Public Hearing on the budget, which had been scheduled for November 3, until Monday, November 8. The hearing will be held on November 8, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at...

The Legislature, on the recommendation of the Expanded Budget Committee, extended until the end of 2010 last year's temporary suspension of the County's rollover policy on personnel-related savings. The action, approved by a 12-1 vote (with Legislator David McKenna voting...

Nearly six weeks into the 2011 budget process, Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee took the first steps toward recommended changes to the County's 2011 tentative budget. The package totals $74.4 million in locally controlled spending (an increase of 0.6% over...

Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee last night examined the budget of the Department of Social Services as its final budget presentation before the committee begins to recommend changes to the 2011 Tentative Budget. Legislators took a careful look at $1.9...

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