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2016 News Archives

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See the information and tips HERE from our Tompkins County Health Department.

 The Tompkins County Board of Health meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 23, 2019 is cancelled. The Board will meet next month on Tuesday, August 27 at noon at the Health Department.

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

Join the celebration this Sunday at Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport for this year’s popular Airport Day.  The event will include the well-known Father’s Day Breakfast, the second annual Runway 5K, plane rides, lots of displays and demonstrations, and fun for...

The special committee of the Tompkins County Legislature in its final stages of its once-a-decade review of the County Charter today discussed the future of the position of Tompkins County Sheriff—whether the position should remain an elected position, or whether, as...

The Tompkins County Strategic Tourism Planning Board (STPB) is recruiting a new member representing local agriculture to begin service in mid-2016. Tompkins County residents are invited to submit an application no later than July 10th.

The STPB is a volunteer...

Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport has been awarded a more than $600,000 New York State Airport Infrastructure grant, among $10 million awarded for airport capital project improvements across New York State, as part of the Governor’s Aviation Capital Grant Program.

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The Tompkins County Legislature has authorized funding to implement a Reentry Plan for inmates of the Tompkins County Jail, as advanced by the County’s Criminal Justice/Alternatives to Incarceration Board (CJATI), following more than a year of intensive study....

The Tompkins County Legislature has come out firmly against a proposed retroactive policy change by the New York State Energy and Resource Development Authority (NYSERDA) which would claim NYSERDA ownership of Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) from NYSERDA-supported...

Prior to the Legislature meeting, at a special session of the Health and Human Services Committee, Legislators received a 90-minute briefing by Ithaca City Mayor Svante Myrick, along with District Attorney Gwen Wilkinson and Lillian Fan, of the Southern Tier Aids Program...

The Legislature by a 12-2 vote (Legislators Carol Chock and Dooley Kiefer voted no) approved the issuance of up to $3.1 million in tax-exempt revenue bonds for the William George Agency for Children’s Services, in the Village of Freeville. The bonds, issued by the...

The Legislature, by a vote of 10-3 (Legislators Peter Stein, Glenn Morey, and Dave McKenna dissenting, and Legislator Leslyn McBean-Clairborne excused) authorized a public hearing for June 21, 2016, 5:36 p.m., regarding a Local Law to permit the County to override the...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, authorized the County to accept a nearly $350,000 grant from the New York State Department of Transportation under its Statewide Opportunities for Airport Revitalization (SOARs) program to assist with marketing and promotion at Ithaca...

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