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2015 News Archives

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Health Department Rabies Clinics this month. Details HERE.

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.

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2015 News Archives

The Tompkins County Legislature adopted the 2015 Tompkins County Comprehensive Plan, representing the first full update of the Plan since it was first adopted by the Legislature eleven years ago.

The Plan was adopted by an 8-2 vote, with Legislators Mike Sigler...

Delivering his annual “State of the College” message to the Tompkins County Legislature, Tompkins Cortland Community College President Dr. Carl Haynes characterized the year as one of exciting accomplishments in the context of financial challenges.

“If you look at...

County Administrator Joe Mareane distributed to Legislators a briefing memo on Governor Cuomo’s circuit breaker proposal, a $1.66 billion dollar plan that would provide a sliding-scale income tax credit for homeowners and renters whose property tax bill exceeds 6% of...

The Legislature authorized the County to enter into a contract with the Tompkins County Soi8l and Water Conservation District to provide up to $200,000 to the District, on an interim basis, to support the eradication of Hydrilla in and around Cayuga Lake.  The vote was...

Legislature Chair Mike Lane announced the appointment of Ithacan John “Jack” Hopper as Tompkins County’s Poet Laureate for 2015.  Mr. Hopper was recommended by the Community Arts Partnership, the unanimous recommendation of the selection committee, according to CAP...

Friday, March 6, 2015 is the last day for a new voter to register in person to be eligible to vote in the March 18, 2015 Village Elections.

Sample Ballots for the March 18th Village Elections are now available and can be viewed at...

The Tompkins County Solid Waste Division has received a nearly $15,000 waste reduction grant from the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I). The grant was accepted by unanimous vote at the February 17th meeting of the County Legislature.

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The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, recognized today the Tompkins County Shared Services Electronic Records Repository as part of the 2015 Bright Ideas program. This year’s cohort...

The Tompkins County Legislature took public comment tonight on the draft 2015 Tompkins County Comprehensive Plan, representing the first full update of the Plan since it was first adopted by the Legislature eleven years ago.  Sustainability, regional cooperation, and...

By a vote of 10-3 (Legislators  Carol Chock, Kathy Luz Herrera and Leslyn McBean-Clairborne voted no; Legislator Mike Sigler was excused), the Legislature awarded just over $730,000 in contracts for the Tompkins County Jail Modifications Project, with Andrew R. Mancini...

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