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2014 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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2014 News Archives

Due to poor road conditions, Wednesday’s curbside recycling pick up has been suspended for those routes serving the town of Groton and village of Trumansburg. Material not picked up today will be collected Thursday, weather permitting.

Other curbside collection...

Due to inclement weather forecasts and the potential for dangerous driving conditions, TCAT is canceling its 6 p.m.‑ to‑ 8 p.m., Tues., Dec. 9, planning meeting at Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3).

The meeting at TC3 was scheduled to gather feedback for...

Addressing the community’s energy needs while reducing greenhouse gas emissions poses an immense challenge that demands immediate action, and developing a vibrant local economy that provides more good jobs is a top priority of County government. 

Tompkins...

A public meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, December 17th, at 6:00 p.m., at the Ellis Hollow Community Center, regarding the next phase of the Ellis Hollow Road project, from Genung Road to Dodge Road, in the Town of Dryden, which is currently planned for...

Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit (TCAT) continues to seek feedback in a series of public sessions to create its first‑ever Title VI Service Standards and Policy Plan – a big‑picture document that will guide TCAT in its service planning decisions in the future. ...

The Legislature authorized release of the Request for Proposals (RFP) for redevelopment of the site of the Old Tompkins County Library, the latest step in a process begun a year ago to seek a developer to purchase or lease the property for redevelopment.  As recommended...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, approved February 10, 2015 as the date for the Special Election in District 9 to fill the unexpired term of Legislature Brian Robison.  (Legislators Nate Shinagawa and Kathy Luz Herrera were excused.)  Mr. Robison resigned at the end...

The Legislature, without dissent, authorized the lease of approximately 10 acres of airport land to the City of Ithaca for the purpose of building and operating a solar array—a key element of a renewable energy partnership between the County and the City that will...

The Legislature recognized the County Highway crew that volunteered last month to help with winter storm disaster recovery in the Buffalo area.  The crew—Willie VanDeMark, Matt Watros, Kevin Hulbert, and Joe Sidle—were in Buffalo for five days, using the County’s front-...

The Legislature reaffirmed its commitment to provide meaningful access to all individuals with Limited English Proficiency seeking or requiring access to County programs, activities, services, and benefits.  The resolution states that the Legislature expects to provide...

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