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2015 News Archives

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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.

Opportunities to serve on several Planning & Sustainability advisory boards. Further details HERE.

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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2015 News Archives

The Legislature recognized five Trumansburg High School seniors as Tompkins County Distinguished Youth.  Michelle Peterson, Jacob Cozzarin, Merin Ketchum, Luke Parker-Zielinshi, and Julia Tantillo, have been involved with the school’s SADD (Students Against Destructive...

The Legislature, by a vote of 11-2 (Legislators Will Burbank and Dooley Kiefer voted no; Legislator Glenn Morey was excused) awarded a $10,000 tourism capital grant, funded through Room Occupancy Tax, toward the Lake Street Public Park enhancement project in the City of...

Finance Director Rick Snyder reported to the County Legislature on the results of the County’s recent sale of bonds and Bond Anticipation Notes (BANs) on July 10. 

The County sold $1.35 million in one-year BANs (to TD Securities (USA) LLC) at a net interest rate...

The Legislature authorized a supplemental construction funding agreement with the New York State Department of Transportation for the covered bridge preservation project in the Town of Newfield.  The agreement makes available $334,000 in the Bridge Contracts account as...

The Legislature’s Public Safety Committee continued its discussion of body cameras, reviewing the draft Sheriff’s Office General Order that would govern use and operation of the cameras, including measures required to secure and safeguard digital evidence captured by the...

 The Tompkins County Office of Human Rights (OHR) is rolling out its county-wide 28th Annual Arts Competition for K-12 youth in September 2015.  The program, formerly known as the MLK Art and Poetry Competition, has been OHR’s cornerstone youth-based offering for nearly...

The Tompkins County Highway Division alerts the public to two upcoming road closures in the Town of Caroline beginning Monday, July 20th.

Brooktondale Road will be closed between Banks Road and Middaugh Road (access from Banks Road will...

Tompkins County once again has been recognized as one of the nation’s top digital counties by the Center for Digital Government and the National Association of Counties (NACo).  The award identifies best technology practices among counties nationwide, recognizing leading...

The Legislature’s Old Library Committee today reviewed further the matter of designating a preferred developer for the County’s Old Library property, but members deadlocked and failed to forward any recommended action to the full Legislature.

At the Legislature’s...

The Tompkins County Legislature, by unanimous vote, adopted the 2015-2016 operating budget for Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3).  (Legislator Kathy Luz Herrera was excused.)

The $39.36 million budget includes a total sponsoring community contribution of...

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