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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 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

As authorized by the Old Library Committee of the Tompkins County Legislature, Commissioner of Planning Ed Marx has released for comment the Draft Request for Proposals (RFP) document for redevelopment of the County’s Old Library property.

The draft document is...

The Tompkins County Legislature tonight invited comment on the 2015 Recommended County Budget and the Capital Plan for the next five years, as amended by the Legislature.

Tonight’s hearing lasted less than 15 minutes, most of that involving a review of the budget...

The special legislative committee charged with reviewing expressions of interest to redevelop the site of the Old Tompkins County Library today recommended that all four sponsors of active concept proposals submitted to the County be invited to advance to the next stage...

The County Legislature invites county residents to comment on the County’s proposed 2015 budget at a public budget hearing to be held Monday, November 10.

The hearing, on the recommended budget, as amended by the Legislature, and the 2015-2019 Capital Program,...

The Tompkins County Council of Governments (TCCOG) is cosponsoring an upcoming day-long conference examining the issue of collateral damage from hydrofracking, and how communities can protect themselves.

The conference, entitled Collateral Damage from Fracking...

Tompkins County Sheriff Ken Lansing, reelected Tuesday, today announced a Sheriff’s Office reorganization in preparation for his second term of office.

Anticipating the planned retirement of Undersheriff Derek Osborne during 2015, Sheriff Lansing announced his...

Announcing his resignation as of November 30th, to become Tompkins County Undersheriff, at tonight's Legislature meeting, Legislator Robison said he has found service on the Legislature a very meaningful experience, and that he cares about the issues, and his fellow...

The Legislature approved issuance by the Tompkins County Development Corporation of tax-exempt revenue bonds—bonding of up to $2 million for the William George Agency for Children’s Services, and of up to $60 million in bonds for Kendal at Ithaca.

Bonding for the...

The Legislature, without dissent, appropriated $65,000 in contingency funding to support the cost of acquiring and installing automated external defibrillator (AED) devices in County facilities and vehicles, and to provide training in the use of those devices.  The...

The Legislature went on record demonstrating its strong support of a statewide campaign to recover more textiles from the waste stream.  The vote was unanimous, with Legislators Kathy Luz Herrera and Mike Sigler excused.  The measure notes that the United States...

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