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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 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

TRAVEL ADVISORY ISSUED

Tompkins County officials are advising no unnecessary travel, as heavy rain from a slow-moving tropical weather system continues to fall at rates of 1-2 inches of rain per hour. The National Weather Service reports rain has caused...

The Legislature, by a vote of 10-5, scheduled a public hearing on a proposed local law that would authorize the Legislature, if needed, to override the tax levy limit for 2012. (Legislators Peter Stein, Pam Mackesey, Dave McKenna, Frank Proto, and Pat Pryor voted no.) The...

Many months after it was first discussed and following two public hearings and several other opportunities for public input, the Legislature, by unanimous vote, adopted a County Road Preservation Law. The law amends the County Code to regulate certain temporary "high-...

Tompkins County Administrator Joe Mareane has delivered to the County Legislature a 2012 Recommended County Budget that maintains needed core services within constrained fiscal targets, responding to the ongoing challenges posed by an uncertain economy. The Recommended...

As requested following a public hearing before the Legislature last month, the Legislature's Facilities and Infrastructure Committee today took another look at the County's proposed Road Preservation Law, before scheduled action on the law by the full Legislature next week...

To mark the tenth anniversary of the tragedies of September 11, 2011 and the 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance, the Tompkins County Workforce Diversity and Inclusion Committee, in cooperation with the New York Council for the Humanities, will sponsor a Community...

Tompkins County and the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance announced today a new pilot project to benefit those who buy real estate in the county.

The county and the state partnered to launch a new easy-to-use online real property transfer form....

The Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council has scheduled five community forums throughout the region--'including one September 8th in Ithaca--'to gain citizen input as it prepares a five-year economic development Strategic Plan.

The Ithaca session...

Two more Legislator-sponsored community meetings on the 2012 Tompkins County budget are coming up this week.

The first will take place on Ithaca's West Hill on Wednesday, August 31, beginning at 7:00 p.m., at the Linderman Creek (Two) Community Center, 201...

The Tompkins County Department of Emergency Response is closely monitoring the approaching hurricane called Irene. Most of the models used by the National Weather Service show the major storm impact to the east of Tompkins County.

Officials advise that current...

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