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2017 News Archives

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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

The Coalition for Safe Medication Disposal has announced three collection locations for the Fall Take-Back Event on Saturday, October 28from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.: 

Enfield Valley Grange Hall, 178 Enfield Main Rd.;
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The Tompkins County Industrial Development Agency (TCIDA) adopted an off-site commercial solar policy on October 12, 2017. The policy will make available a property tax incentive to promote community solar projects. Community solar projects allow anyone to purchase...

The Tompkins County Legislature formally adopted amendments to the County Administrator’s 2018 Recommended Budget and the Capital Program for the next five years, as recommended by the Expanded Budget Committee. The vote was unanimous. There were no additional changes to...

The Legislature, by a vote of 11-2 (Legislators Carol Chock and Dooley Kiefer voted no) authorized the County Finance Department to enter into an arrangement with Systems East, Inc., of Cortland, NY, its current tax collection software provider, to provide the Department...

Through three separate unanimous votes, Legislators authorized the issuance of up to nearly $1,525,000 in serial bonds and notes to finance County capital projects. The projects include reconstruction and resurfacing a portion of Eliis Hollow Road, reconstructing the...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, authorized the Tompkins County Development Corporation to issue up to $26,500,000 in tax-exempt revenue bonds on behalf of Ithaca College, refinance bonds issued for a project in 2011. The Legislature’s action qualifies the interest...

Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee tonight recommended that the Legislature amend County Administrator Joe Mareane’s 2018 Recommended Budget and the Capital Program for the next five years. The recommendation came by a unanimous vote of 12-0.

As...

Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee supported additional changes, as they completed their second night of acting on potential amendments to County Administrator Joe Mareane’s Recommended 2018 County Budget

At their second voting meeting October 12,...

Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee have begun to recommend changes to County Administrator Joe Mareane’s Recommended Budget delivered to them last month, marking the start of a new phase of the County’s 2018 budget process.

At their initial voting...

The Tompkins County Board of Health (BOH) has an at-large vacancy and invites Tompkins County residents to apply for membership.

The BOH is a volunteer board that serves as the governing body for the Health Department. The eight board members each serve six-year...

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