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2017 News Archives

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TOMPKINS TODAY

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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2017 News Archives

County Legislature Chair Michael Lane today announced that County Administrator Joe Mareane is taking a medical leave from the County beginning Monday, November 13.

Mareane had earlier announced his plan to retire on February 1, 2018. In order to focus on his...

The Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management has installed its seventh public space recycling station outside the entrance to the County Health Department on Brown Road.

The specially-designed bin features receptacles for both trash...

Concluding a process that started at the beginning of September, the Tompkins County Legislature tonight adopted the County’s 2018 budget and the capital program for the next five years. The budget was approved by unanimous vote.

The $180 million budget increases...

The Legislature welcomed its newest member, Legislator Shawna Black, representing District 11 (Town of Ithaca.) Legislator Black, sworn in at ceremonies just before the Legislature meeting, fills the unexpired term of Peter Stein, who resigned in September, and returns...

The Legislature, by a vote of 12-2 (Legislators Shawna Black and Dooley Kiefer voted no), authorized County Attorney Jonathan Wood to commence civil litigation against opioid manufacturers and others who have harmed the County by promoting the abuse of opioids, and to...

By unanimous vote, Legislators approved a resolution expressing formal support of pending Senate and Assembly bills before the New York State Legislature known as the “Tax Returns Uniformly Made Public Act.” The proposed legislation would require presidential candidates...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, authorized the Tompkins County Development Corporation to issue up to $13,500,000 in tax-exempt revenue bonds on behalf of the Ithacare Center Service Company, refinance bonds issued for the outstanding balance of bonding last...

The Legislature, through a special Recognition proclamation signed by Legislature Chair Michael Lane, provided formal special recognition at this Veterans Day, “with respect for, and in recognition of, the contributions our service members have made to the cause of peace...

Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport (ITH) will host its second annual customer appreciation event beginning Monday, November 20th through Wednesday, November 22nd to thank the community that travels in and out of the Ithaca Airport.

The purpose of the event is to...

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...

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