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2016 News Archives

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2016 News Archives

The Tompkins County Legislature, by unanimous vote, ratified a new six-year collective bargaining agreement with the Tompkins County Deputy Sheriff’s Association. The agreement spans the period from March 2010 through the end of 2016, and contains all terms and...

The Legislature urged the State Legislature to amend the Real Property Tax Law, creating a new section of law that would allow Tompkins County, by local law, to grant a partial exemption to residential properties subject to resale restrictions. The vote was unanimous,...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, approved an inter-municipal agreement between Tompkins and Schuyler Counties for the Tompkins County Assigned Counsel Office to extend assigned counsel services to Schuyler County. Such indigent defense counsel will be provided at...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, called upon New York State to fully fund the cost of indigent legal defense, relieving counties of the burden the State has imposed upon them since 1965. The Legislature urges the New York State Legislature to approve, and for the...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, asked the State Legislature and Governor Cuomo to support an increase in community college base aid of $285/full-time equivalent student. The measure notes that recent base aid increases have not kept pace with ongoing increased costs...

Do you live, work, or go to school in Tompkins County? Tompkins County wants to know your thoughts about housing in Tompkins County, and whether local housing meets your needs.

Through the Tompkins County Housing Needs Survey, an online survey that opens February...

Tompkins County Public Health Director Frank Kruppa addressed the New York State Legislature’s Joint Legislative Committees on Health and Finance, and Ways and Means regarding health officials’ budget concerns for the upcoming State fiscal year, as part of the committees...

Tompkins Workforce Development and Tompkins County Public Library will partner February 17 for “Going Back to Go Forward: Let Us Help You Return to School,” a free one-hour workshop being held at 6:30 p.m. in the Library’s BorgWarner Community...

The Planning, Development, and Environmental Quality Committee of the Tompkins County Legislature today recommended that the Legislature approve a formal resolution of support for the timely development of the Black Oak Wind Farm project in the Town of Enfield.

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The following information is excerpted from a news release prepared by Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit (TCAT).  Tompkins County is one of three funding partners of TCAT.  New members of the TCAT Board include County Legislature Vice Chair Dan Klein, representing...

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