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2017 News Archives

Tompkins County will purchase the Tompkins Trust Company building on the Ithaca Commons to house the History Center, along with other non-profits co-located as a heritage education center. The Legislature, by unanimous vote, approved acquisition of the building, as...

In the wake of President Trump’s announcement seeking to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Change Agreement, the Legislature affirmed its support of United State participation in fighting global climate change, and continued local action. Acting on a...

After a public hearing, the Legislature, by a vote of 8-5 (Legislators Will Burbank, Carol Chock, Rich John, Dooley Kiefer, and Jim Dennis voted no; Legislator Peter Stein was excused), approved a new Local Law adopting a permitted exemption under New York State Real...

The Legislature, by a vote of 12-1 (Legislator Dooley Kiefer voted no; Legislator Peter Stein was excused), went on record in support of proposed State legislation, advanced by Senator Pam Helming and Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton in response to the County’s initiative,...

In two separate unanimous votes, the Legislature approved two funding proposals from Tompkins Cortland Community College, approving a one-time discretionary supplemental appropriation of $83,200 from the County’s Contingent Fund to implement a Service Management...

The Tompkins County Health Department must locate a dog that bit a person at the Ithaca Dog Park off of Taughannock Boulevard in Ithaca. The bite occurred Saturday, June 3, 2017, around 1 p.m.

The biting dog is described as a tan pit-bull. After being bit on the...

The Tompkins County Legislature’s Budget, Capital, and Personnel Committee, meeting in special session, acted in strong support of the Tompkins Cortland Community College’s proposed budgetary initiatives, and also joined in recommending that the Legislature approve...

Both the Tompkins County DEPARTMENT OF RECYCLING & MATERIALS MANAGEMENT OFFICE and the County RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE CENTER will be closed on Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial Day.

There will be no...

Tompkins County Legislator Martha Robertson has been appointed to the Executive Committee of the Women’s Leadership Council of the New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC).

A new initiative by NYSAC, the Women’s Leadership Council is the first statewide...

In two resolutions approved tonight, the Tompkins County Legislature approved a 2018 tax levy guideline and spending targets for 2018. The tax levy resolution directed County Administrator Joe Mareane to prepare a recommended operating and capital budget that can be...

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