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2013 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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2013 News Archives

Tompkins County will hold a public meeting on Monday, November 18, 2013 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm as part of the process to update its 2004 Comprehensive Plan. The meeting will be held at the Lifelong Center, 119 W. Court Street, Ithaca. Light refreshments will be served...

The Ithaca-Tompkins County Transportation Council (ITCTC) is updating its Long-Range Transportation Plan for Tompkins County. The plan covers a 20-year time period through 2035. The purpose and primary objective of the transportation plan is to develop a common vision...

Tompkins County has achieved a very favorable interest rate in its sale of nearly $9 million in Serial Bonds, refunding of 2004 debt that will save the County more than $700,000 in total—more than $100,000 each year over its term.

Noting favorable conditions in...

The Legislature’s budget committee today recommended the Legislature take necessary actions that would ultimately enable ownership of Ithaca’s Beechtree Care Center (formerly the Reconstruction Home) to be transferred to the private company which has been operating the...

The Forest Home Drive Bridge over Fall Creek in the Town of Ithaca, which has been subject to a weekday closure since earlier this week, is now fully closed for reconstruction.  The bridge will be closed to all through traffic until further notice.

The Tompkins...

The Tompkins County Tourism Program provided a Strategic Tourism Implementation grant earlier this year to to the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce to develop a Wayfinding & Interpretive Signage Plan for Tompkins County, its towns and villages and the City of...

In a brief special session, the Tompkins County Legislature formally adopted amendments to the County Administrator’s 2014 Tentative Budget and 2014-2018 Capital Program, as recommended by its Expanded Budget Committee. The vote was 14-1, with Legislator Pat Pryor voting...

Tompkins, Cayuga, and Seneca Counties, in partnership with the New York State Department of State and Alta Planning and Design, have completed work on the Draft Cayuga Lake Blueway Trail Plan and are seeking public comment on the draft plan between now and November 12...

To facilitate providing information and absentee voting for the November 5th General Election, the Tompkins County Board of Elections will be open extended hours:

Saturday, October 26 - 9AM-12 noon

Monday, October 28 - Open Until...

Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee tonight recommended that the Legislature amend County Administrator Joe Mareane’s 2014 Tentative Budget and the Capital Program for the next five years.  The amended budget, to be presented to the Legislature in special...

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