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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 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

More than a month after receiving a recommended 2014 County Budget from County Administrator Joe Mareane, Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee began to propose recommended changes to the budget, after hearing presentations from departments and agencies...

Legislators tonight were urged to preserve funding requests to support county youth services programs, as the Legislature held its annual Community Budget Forum on the 2014 Recommended County Budget.

About 60 people attended the forum, and nearly half of them...

Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee heard from some of the County’s largest departments tonight, as they held the final presentation meeting for departments and agencies as part of the 2014 budget process.  Beginning next week, the committee will begin...

Since mid-2012, Tompkins County residents have been able to recycle their food scraps for free at the Recycling and Solid Waste Center (RSWC) in Ithaca.  Now, there are more opportunities to participate, including a second drop-off location and access to a free toolkit...

The Legislature has accepted the recommendation of County Administrator Joe Mareane and reappointed Patricia Carey as County Commissioner of Social Services for a third five-year term.  The vote was unanimous, with Legislator Leslyn McBean-Clairborne and Dooley Kiefer...

The Legislature, responding to an initiative of the organization Elected Officials to Protect New York, is urging the Governor and Executive Branch agencies to continue the de-facto moratorium on high volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing; complete and disseminate all...

The Tompkins County Legislature will hold its annual Community Budget Forum this Thursday, October 17, beginning at 7:00 p.m.  

The public information meeting on the 2014 Recommended Budget will be held at County Legislature Chambers, located on the second floor...

Budget requests from the County Youth Services department were among those examined by legislators tonight, as the Legislature’s Expanded Budget Committee continued its review of the 2014 County Budget, recommended by County Administrator Joe Mareane.

Along with...

Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee heard seven more budget presentations tonight, as their review of County Administrator Joe Mareane’s recommended 2014 County Budget entered its third week.

Legislators heard presentations from the Department of...

The Housing Fund - Funding Round 8: Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) is 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 Community...

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