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2011 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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2011 News Archives

The Tompkins County Legislature has retained the option of considering an override the State property tax cap, if it so desires, when the time comes to adopt the 2012 Tompkins County Budget. After nearly an hour of thoughtful discussion, the Legislature, by a 9-6 vote,...

The Housing Fund - Funding Round 4: Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) now open for the Community Housing Affordability Program and Community Housing Trust Program

The Housing Fund, which consists of the Community Housing Affordability Program and the...

Cornell University Professor of History Margaret Washington will present "Lincoln Must be Pushed: Civil War and Agitation before the Emancipation Proclamation," the next in the series of Civil War lecture cosponsored by the Tompkins County Civil War Commission and the...

Tompkins County Clerk Aurora R. Valenti is praising Governor Andrew Cuomo for his action blocking a new State Department of Motor Vehicles regulation that would have permitted motorists renewing their driver's licenses to self certify their vision.

"I applaud...

At its sixth meeting on September 27, the Tompkins County Independent Redistricting Commission listened to comments from City leaders concerning the reapportionment of County legislative districts. The meeting was the third conducted to provide municipal officials the...

Meeting in special session, the Legislature approved an emergency appropriation of $26,100 in contingency funds to enable chemical treatment to eradicate the invasive plant species Hydrilla from the Cayuga Inlet. The vote was a unanimous 11-0, with Legislators Kathy Luz...

Tompkins County Legislators, acting as an Expanded Budget Committee, had their busiest night yet of review of the tentative 2012 County budget, hearing presentations from ten County departments and agencies.

Presenting tonight were the County Attorney, the Soil...

As the Tompkins County Mental Health Services Board tonight held its third annual "Celebration and Recognition of the Community of Care That Serves the People of Tompkins County," it provided a surprise honor for Commissioner Bob De Luca, who has led the County Mental...

The Tompkins County Legislature will hold its annual Community Budget Forum Monday, September 26, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Borg Warner Room of the Tompkins County Public Library, 101 E. Green Street, Ithaca. County residents are invited to attend--'to learn about the...

The Legislature Tuesday took public comment on a proposed local law that would authorize the Legislature, if needed, to override the tax levy limit for 2012 under the New York State property tax cap--'a limit that, with permitted adjustments, would limit the tax levy...

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