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2017 News Archives

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2017 News Archives

Legislators, after some discussion, approved a new two-year agreement to procure electricity as part of the Municipal Electric and Gas Alliance (MEGA), a collaborative created by Tompkins and Tioga Counties nearly two decades ago, which has since spread to more than 30...

Legislator Leslyn McBean-Clairborne was honored by the organization Finger Lakes PULSE, which presented her with its first Ally of the Year Award.

“This evening, we express our appreciation to a person who has invited people from the LGBTQ+ community to the table...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote (Legislators Leslyn McBean-Clairborne and Peter Stein were excused; Legislator Carol Chock was permitted to abstain), authorized the expenditure of $125,000 of its allocation in the Community Housing Development Fund to support Tompkins...

The Legislature’s Health and Human Services Committee today listened to the first in a monthly series of presentations dealing with the important issue of housing in this community.

The committee heard from Tierra Labrada of the Human Services Coalition of...

Tompkins County’s Department of Recycling and Materials Management recently installed a public space recycling station in front of the County Courthouse building on North Tioga Street in Ithaca. It features receptacles for both trash and common single-stream recyclable...

On Wednesday, June 21st, the Tompkins County Shared Services Panel will seek public input regarding a County-wide Shared Services Plan.

The public hearing will be held on June 21st, 5:30 p.m., at Tompkins County Legislature Chambers, located at the Governor Daniel...

Beginning with its next meeting Monday, June 19th, the County Legislature’s Health and Human Services Committee will devote special focus each month on one of the county’s areas of critical need, the issue of housing.

At each of the HHS Committee’s meetings for...

The Legislature’s Budget, Capital, and Personnel Committee today revised its recommendation on the Tompkins Cortland Community College operating budget for the coming academic year, recommending adoption of a budget that contains no increase in sponsor support, rather...

With Spring now in full swing and the arrival of warmer weather, there’s been an increase in the number of complaints tied to the illegal disposal of trash.

The Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management is reminding residents that illegal...

The Tompkins County Food Scraps Recycling Drop Spot at the Dryden Town Highway Department will be open this Saturday, but operations will be impacted by the Dryden Dairy Day Parade.

Since the Highway Department parking lot is used as a staging area for parade...

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