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2016 News Archives

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Health Department Rabies Clinics coming up in May. Details HERE.

NYS Citizen Preparedness Corps training event at Groton HS April 25th, Registration required. More information HERE (pdf)

Tompkins County seeks qualified candidates for this critical position in county government. Applications accepted through May 17.

The Tompkins County Health Department will be closed today, Noon-4:30PM, for staff development. The answering service will receive phone calls.and will notify staff In case of emergency.

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

Planning Commissioner Ed Marx and Deputy Commissioner Katie Borgella presented Legislators with the assessment and findings of the “Tompkins County Energy Roadmap: Evaluating Our Energy Resources.” The study was one of ten local measures identified in the County’s 2020...

The Legislature, without dissent, authorized Tompkins County to join as a founding member of the Ithaca 2030 District. The Ithaca 2030 District joins 12 other such districts around the country, which carry forth the principles of “Architecture 2030”, whose mission is to...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, authorized the County to execute documents issuing conceptual Design Approval and Right-of-Way plan approvals for the federally aided reconstruction of Coddington Road at its intersections with Burns Road and East King Road in the Town...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote on the recommendation of the Tompkins County Bicentennial Commission, passed a resolution officially declaring the year 2017 to be the Tompkins County Bicentennial Year. Tompkins County was founded on April 7, 1817, and the resolution...

Changes to Tompkins County’s highly-successful food scraps recycling program are set to take effect this Friday, April 1st.

The only materials accepted in the program will be food items, paper napkins and towels, and compostable bin liners.

All...

Friday, March 25 is the last day for a new voter to postmark a registration form to be eligible to vote in the April 19, 2016 Presidential Primary Election.

Sample Ballots for the April 19 Presidential Primary Election are now available and can be viewed at...

Can’t find the right job? Then, CREATE it!

Join Tompkins Workforce New York and a panel of local entrepreneurs who will share their stories and provide guidance on how to start your own business.

The event will be held Thursday, March 31, 9...

The Government Operations Committee of the Tompkins County Legislature today authorized the listing for sale of the remaining 26 acres of the former Health Department (Biggs) property on Harris B. Dates Drive on West Hill.

The committee, by a unanimous 5-0 vote,...

The Tompkins County Legislature has authorized a hydroelectric utility remote net metering agreement, between Tompkins County and Gravity Renewables, Inc., which is expected to produce electricity to meet roughly two-thirds of county government electricity needs through...

The Legislature issued a Negative Declaration of Environmental Significance, in accordance with the State Environmental Quality Review Act, related to the capital project that will reconstruct the Red Mill Road Bridge over Fall Creek in the Town of Dryden. The...

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