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2015 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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2015 News Archives

The Legislature authorized funding, through the Housing Fund (a joint initiative involving Tompkins County, the City of Ithaca, and Cornell University) to support Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services’ 210 Hancock Street Redevelopment project. The vote was unanimous, with...

An update of the Cayuga Lake Modeling Project (CLMP) will be presented at the regular monthly meeting of the Tompkins County Environmental Management Council (EMC), at 4:00 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 12, at the Tompkins County Old Jail Conference Room, 125 E. Court Street,...

Now that Election Day is over, those campaign yard signs - whether made of plastic film or Coroplast® - can be recycled in Tompkins County.

Please remove the wire sign holders or stakes before recycling the signs. The metal sign holders and stakes can be recycled...

Tompkins County government has achieved recognition by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a Green Power Partner.  The designation recognizes the County’s efforts to reduce the risk of climate change through the use of green power.

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The Tompkins County Legislature’s Government Operations Committee today resumed its discussion of “Unmanned Aerial Vehicles” (UAVs), more commonly referred to as “drones”, discussing a preliminary draft of a proposed Local Law, which, if moved forward, could regulate use...

Residents of Tompkins County are invited to apply for membership on advisory boards that provide input to the Tompkins County Legislature on environmental matters.  The Water Resources Council (WRC) has two at-large vacancies, and vacancies for agriculture, recreation,...

Nearly half a million children living in the United States have elevated blood lead levels that may cause significant damage to their health, estimates the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The estimate is based on children with a blood lead level of 5...

The Tompkins County Legislature formally adopted amendments to the County Administrator’s 2015 Recommended Budget and the Capital Program for the next five years, as recommended by the Expanded Budget Committee.  The vote was 10-2, with Legislators Dooley Kiefer and...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, awarded Streeter Associates, of Elmira, the contract for the Tompkins County Mental Health Building Addition & Alterations Project, to construct improvements to the ground floor lobby and minor modifications on the 6th...

The Legislature heard a presentation on the summary of findings from the fourth Independent Living Survey Project, conducted by the Tompkins County Youth Services Department, Cornell University’s Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research, and the Learning Web,...

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