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2010 News Archives

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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 Tompkins County Health Department will be closed on Thursday,October 26, 12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. for staff development. The Department answering service will receive phone calls. Appropriate staff will be notified in case of emergency.

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

Nearly a year after a Request for Proposals was issued, Solid Waste Management Division Director Barbara Eckstrom told Legislators that a County review team is ready to recommend a preferred vendor to upgrade and operate the Recycling and Solid Waste Center (RSWC), once the...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote (Legislator Kathy Luz Herrera was excused) authorized County participation in an intermunicipal project, initiated by several municipalities through the Tompkins County Council of Governments (TCCOG) to examine a more coordinated approach...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote (Legislator Kathy Luz Herrera was excused) authorized County participation in an intermunicipal project, initiated by several municipalities through the Tompkins County Council of Governments (TCCOG) to examine a more coordinated approach...

Visit the newly improved Finger Lakes Buy Green website and discover where to purchase environmentally preferable products locally. The site provides a sample listing of "green" products and services in a variety of...

At a special session conducted in conjunction with an expanded budget committee review meeting, Legislators by unanimous vote authorized acceptance of a $100,000 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant to conduct a wildlife hazard assessment at Ithaca Tompkins Regional...

Legislators, acting as an Expanded Budget Committee, tonight heard five program presentations in a second night of 2011 County Budget review. The County Administrator's tentative budget recommends $74.4 million in local dollar spending, which holds spending nearly steady...

In their initial review session of County Administrator Joe Mareane's recommended 2011 County Budget, Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee tonight heard their first six department budget presentations. As many as 13 review sessions will take place over the...

The Chair of the Tompkins County Legislature has established a Special Committee on Broadband, and the County seeks applications from volunteers interested in serving on the advisory committee.

Chair Martha Robertson has charged the special committee with...

Are you concerned about protecting water resources and quality in Tompkins County? Want to utilize your passion and skills in water resource management to help our local legislature make informed decisions concerning ground and surface water management and protection?...

Tompkins County Administrator Joe Mareane has delivered to the County Legislature a 2011 Tentative County Budget that employs a balanced approach to address unprecedented fiscal challenges. The budget holds the line on spending and calls for program reductions to fill a $4...

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