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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, without dissent, authorized acceptance of a $49,390 grant awarded by the United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Marketing Service’s Farmers Market Promotion Program.  Tompkins County was the lead applicant for a Farmers Market Promotion...

Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee tonight recommended that the Legislature amend County Administrator Joe Mareane’s 2016 Tentative Budget and the Capital Program for the next five years.  The vote was 10-2, with Legislators Dooley Kiefer and Leslyn...

The Public Safety Committee of the Tompkins County Legislature today, by a unanimous 4-0 vote, recommended approval by the full Legislature of a State-funded study of the consolidation of City and County law enforcement agencies.

Legislation is being submitted to...

The long awaited switch in service happened on Saturday, October 16th, when American Airlines completed its merger with US Airways. 

Passengers flying out of Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport will notice new signage at the ticket counter, but behind the scenes...

Contractors will soon begin work on improvements to the public drop off area of the Recycling and Solid Waste Center (RSWC) at 160 Commercial Avenue in Ithaca.

The construction will mean a temporary relocation of the Food Scraps Recycling drop spot at the facility...

Tompkins County invites county residents to apply to fill a vacancy on the County’s Ethics Advisory Board.

The County seeks applicants who are familiar with the local community and possess diverse perspectives and expertise appropriate to the review of ethical...

Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee supported ten more changes, as they completed their second night of acting on potential amendments to County Administrator Joe Mareane’s Recommended 2016 County Budget

Legislators recommended the following changes...

The Tompkins County Planning Department invites the community to a presentation and open house on Wednesday, October 21, to learn about the Tompkins County Energy Roadmap project and provide input and feedback.

The presentation and open house will be held next...

In a letter to their respective legislative bodies, City of Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick and Tompkins County Legislature Chairman Michael Lane today proposed a State-funded study of the consolidation of City and County law enforcement agencies.  

Legislation is...

The County’s 2016 budget process entered a new phase tonight, as Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee began to recommend changes to County Administrator Joe Mareane’s Recommended Budget, delivered to them six weeks ago.

Legislators recommended the...

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