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2017 News Archives

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Fall 2017 Tourism & Community Celebrations Grant Applications Due Tues, Sept. 19th. For more info, click HERE

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.

The Water Resources Council and Environmental Management Council seek new members. Further details HERE.

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2017 News Archives

The Tompkins County Legislature, without dissent, urged the United States Congress to pass the new bipartisan-supported “Dream Act of 2017,” to prevent the revocation of legal status from immigrant youth protected under the five-year-old Deferred Action of Childhood...

The Legislature went on record in unanimous support of a New York State Electric and Gas petition to the State Public Service Commission (PSC) requesting permission to construct a pressure-boosting compressor station project to address safety, pressure, and reliability...

The Legislature bid a fond farewell to Legislator Peter Stein, who last week announced he will resign from the Legislature effective September 22, since he is moving out of District 11 (Town of Ithaca), which he represents.

Calling it a “bittersweet moment,”...

MWBE Workshop
Tompkins Chamber of Commerce
Thursday, September 28, 9AM-12PM

The Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce and Small Business Development Center (SBDC) are pleased to announce the second in their workshop series being...

In three sessions this week, Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee heard budget presentations from 19 County departments and agencies, its first full week of review of County Administrator Joe Mareane’s 2018 Recommended Budget.

The following...

Beginning this October, United Airlines will serve the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport (ITH) with Embraer 145 jet aircraft (ERJ 145) as part of a service upgrade program. These 50-seat jets will replace the existing 37-seat turboprop planes to accommodate increased...

The Legislature, in special session, authorized acceptance of two grants from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and approved the award of contracts for the projects funded by those grants.  All four resolutions were approved without dissent (Legislators Carol...

Now is the time to get a flu vaccination. There are many opportunities in the community for flu vaccination including health care provider offices, pharmacies, and the Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD). Everyone over the age of six months should be vaccinated...

Tompkins County encourages citizen engagement. One way is to serve in an advisory capacity on a board or committee.  The County is accepting applications for two volunteer citizen boards that advise the County Legislature on decisions made about our...

Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee tonight began review of County Administrator Joe Mareane’s recommended 2018 County Budget, hearing their first five department and agency presentations, and beginning a review process that will run through most of...

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