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2016 News Archives

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Tompkins County seeks applicants for this important Human Resources position. Apply by Dec.15, Details HERE.

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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2016 News Archives

The Legislature held a public hearing on the proposed Local Law to amend the County Charter, recommended amendments that are the result of exhaustive line-by-line review of the charter over the past two years.

Only one person spoke at the hearing. Sheila McHenry,...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote agreed to appropriate $15,000 in contingent funds to support a structural, mechanical, and codes assessment of the Tompkins Trust building on the Ithaca Commons, an initial step in the County’s exploration of possible acquisition and...

The Legislature approved an agreement with the Center for Governmental Research (CGR), of Rochester, NY, to undertake a Criminal Justice/Jail Population Trend Analysis for the Tompkins County Jail, for an amount not to exceed $63,000. The vote was 11-3, with Legislators...

The Legislature authorized the County to enter into a contract with the City of Ithaca and to appropriate $17,000 from the Contingent Fund to support a study of governance models for Stewart Park. The vote was 10-4, with Legislators Martha Robertson, Dooley Kiefer, Mike...

Tompkins County is seeking nominees to serve on two volunteer citizen boards that advise the County Legislature on decisions made about our local environment: the Water Resources Council (WRC) has vacancies for individuals representing the general public (at-large seats...

November 15th is America Recycles Day (ARD), the only nationally-recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling and waste reduction in the U.S. Residents in Tompkins County are recycling more than ever, as the County moves toward a goal of 75% waste...

Now that Election Day is over, those political 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...

The Tompkins County Strategic Tourism Planning Board (STPB) is recruiting two new members representing local arts and culture, and one new member representing lodging, to begin service in early 2017. Tompkins County residents are invited to submit an application no later...

Contractors begin work this week on infrastructure improvements at the Tompkins County Recycling and Solid Waste Center (RSWC), 160 Commercial Avenue in Ithaca.

The facility upgrades include repairs to the pavement and new striping, and could result in delays when...

Public information sessions scheduled 11/15 & 11/16 in Downtown Ithaca

Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. (TCAT) is moving forward with its “What’s a bus stop?” project to better clarify for its passengers...

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