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2012 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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2012 News Archives

Culminating two-and-a-half months of budget deliberations and more than two hours deliberation tonight on proposed budget amendments, the Tompkins County Legislature, without dissent, adopted the County's 2013 budget and its capital program for the next five years....

The Legislature authorized the County to contract with Integrys Energy Services, through the Municipal Electric and Gas Alliance, for the purchase of electricity through the end of 2013, with the option to renew for an additional year. Under the agreement, 100% of the...

The Tompkins County Board of Health (BOH) anticipates two vacancies beginning January 1, 2013.

  • Two physician seats. The physician must be licensed in New York State and reside in Tompkins County.

    The BOH is a volunteer board that...
  • As the Tompkins County Legislature tonight took comment on the recommended amended County Budget for 2013, legislators were asked to take reexamine requests for over-target funding for Youth Services programs, allocations characterized as a small investment now to produce...

    November 15th is America Recycles Day. Our County has already diverted 60% of waste from landfills. We hope that by working together we can reach 75% waste diversion in a few years. The Tompkins County Solid Waste Management Division wants to help residents recycle more...

    On Monday, November 12th, in observation of the Veterans Day holiday, the Tompkins County Solid Waste Management Division (TCSWMD) office will be closed. The TCSWMD office will re-open on Tuesday, November 13th.

    On Monday, November 12th the Tompkins County...

    The County Legislature invites county residents to comment on the County's proposed 2013 budget at a public budget hearing to be held Tuesday, November 13.

    The hearing, on both the recommended budget and the 2013-2017 Capital Program, will begin at 7:00 p.m. at...

    National Adoption Day is a collective national effort to raise awareness of the more than 100,000 children in foster care waiting to find permanent, loving families. This annual event has made the dreams of thousands of children come true by working with policymakers,...

    The Legislature, by unanimous vote, amended a resolution passed in 1966, to exempt solar installations to commercial projects from local sales and use taxes, under the New York State tax law. (Legislators Carol Chock and Kathy Luz Herrera were excused.)

    The...

    In the first of a series of procedural actions that will be necessary, the Legislature, by a vote of 12-1 (with Legislator Frank Proto voting no and Legislators Carol Chock, Kathy Luz Herrera excused), requested the County's State legislative delegation to sponsor and...

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