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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 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

Absentee ballots for the September 14 Primary Election are now available at the Tompkins County Board of Elections.

Applications for absentee ballots may be obtained from the Board office or downloaded from www.votetompkins....

The Tompkins County Highway Division will be closing Searsburg Road, in the Town of Ulysses, for a road crossing pipe replacement, on Wednesday, August 18, 2010, beginning at 6:00 a.m., until approximately 4:30 p.m. The road will be closed to all through traffic.
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Briefing the Legislature's budget committee today, County Administrator Joe Mareane cautioned that the upcoming process of developing the County's 2011 budget will be extremely difficult. Mareane reported departments and agencies have included nearly $4.5 million in over...

Tompkins County Legislature Chair Martha Robertson has been appointed by New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC) President Thomas Santulli to serve on a special NYSAC Presidential Commission on the State Takeover of Medicaid. The Commission's first meeting will take...

The Tompkins County Highway Division will be closing the westbound lane of Ellis Hollow Road, between Thomas Road and Turkey Hill Road, in the Town of Dryden, for road reconstruction and drainage, beginning at 6:00 a.m. on Friday, August 6, 2010, until further notice. The...

County officials expressed deep concern about a proposed State property tax cap, under review by the State Legislature. The proposal would cap increases in local property taxes by either 4% or 20% above the rate of inflation, whichever is less, with no State mandate relief...

The Legislature appropriated a little over $120,000 in unspent funds (known as "rollover") from 2009 to departmental accounts for use in the current year's budget. Eight departments were certified by the Finance Director to have unspent appropriations and excess revenues...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote (Legislator Dooley Kiefer was excused) authorized $500,000 in reserve contributions for the Greater Tompkins County Municipal Health Insurance Consortium, the County's share of a $1.22 million rate stabilization reserve required by the...

The Legislature's Public Safety Committee today was told that pre-planning will be critical to being prepared to address emergencies that could arise, should gas drilling in the Marcellus shale come to Tompkins County.

Ithaca Fire Department Deputy Chief Tom...

The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office along with many Newfield community organizations and various law enforcement agencies will be in Newfield Tuesday August 3rd, from 5-8 p.m. celebrating National Night Out.

Many agencies will be participating . In addition to...

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