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2016 News Archives

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The next meeting will take place Sept.

Tompkins County seeks qualified candidates to serve as Chief Executive Officer and Administrative Head of county government, to succeed retiring Administrator Joe Mareane next year.

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.

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2016 News Archives

The cost of a residential three year Tompkins County Solid Waste Permit will increase effective January 1st, 2017.

The permit fee will increase by $5, to $20, with a second permit for the same household provided at no charge. The cost of a commercial solid waste...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, authorized the County to enter into agreements necessary to support development of a Behavioral Health Mobile Crisis Team by the Tompkins County Mental Health Department. The Team will fulfill the community need for round-the-clock...

The Legislature approved a Resolution of Appreciation for retiring director Steve Griffin, after 40 years of service with Foodnet. The Legislature praises Griffin as “a compassionate and dedicated leader, known for his integrity, his competence, and his unfailing...

The Legislature recognized Tyler Romer of Trumansburg as the latest Tompkins County Distinguished Youth. Nominated by John Ullberg, Tyler was recognized for initiating his Eagle Scout project responding to parents’ safety concerns and supervising the design and...

Did you know that between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, the EPA estimates Americans toss out 25% more waste than normal. In Tompkins County, be sure to recycle more this holiday season by following these tips: 

  • Most municipalities have...

The Tompkins County Solid Waste Division will soon open three additional food scraps recycling drop spots:

  • Cass Park in the City of Ithaca
    Thursdays from 3:00pm to 6:00pm beginning January 5th...

From the Tompkins County Board of Electtions:

The November 8th Presidential General Election Official results are now available at
http...

Please see the information, forwarded  from the Ithaca Police Department regarding an ongoing active homicide investigation.

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During the early morning hours at 12:52 am on Thursday December 8th, 2016 the Ithaca Police Department officers...

The Legislature approved legislator salaries for the next four-year legislative term, which begins in 2018. The Legislature traditionally sets the level of legislator compensation well in advance of elections for the new term. Annual Legislator salaries are currently set...

The Legislature approved the steps necessary to proceed with a Law Enforcement Shared Services Study. By a vote of 11-3, Legislators approved a resolution formally accepting a $50,000 grant award through the New York State Municipal Restructuring Fund and selected the...

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