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2017 News Archives

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The Tompkins County Health Department will be closed Oct. 18, Noon-4:30PM, for staff development. The answering service will receive phone calls.and will notify staff In case of emergency.

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.

Opportunities to serve on several Planning & Sustainability advisory boards. Further details HERE.

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

Effective at 3:00 PM today, Sheriff Lansing orders roads closed except for essential travel. Travel is restricted to emergency personnel and others performing actions to protect lives, prevent incident or protect property. Roads are limited to travel by citizens that are...

 Given the severity of the snowstorm, Tompkins County has closed its offices as of noon today. County officials will be monitoring the storm overnight and will make a decision about Wednesday operations as of early tomorrow morning.

Due to the severe weather, the Tompkins County Recycling & Solid Waste Center and the Recycling and Materials Management office closed at Noon today (Tuesday, March 14th). Please check on Wednesday...

Today's scheduled meeting of the Tompkins County Legislature's Facilities and Infrastructure Committee has been cancelled due to weather.  The meeting has been rescheduled for March 21st at 4:00 p.m.

The March 15 Coordinated Transportation Plan meeting is cancelled. UPDATE:  Meeting rescheduled for March 23rd, 11:10-12:30 p.m., Borg Warner Room, Tompkins County Public Library.

The Tompkins County Department of Planning and Sustainability is holding a public meeting on Thursday, March 16 from 6:00 – 7:30 PM in the Borg Warner Room of the Tompkins County Public Library. The County is asking participants to identify any concerns they have with...

Tompkins County is recruiting applicants with a background in arts and culture for the Strategic Tourism Planning Board (STPB).
The STPB is a volunteer public board that advises the Tompkins County Legislature on effective use of over $2.5 million in hotel room...

Tompkins Cortland Community College President Dr. Carl Haynes provided a sobering report to the Tompkins County Legislature, as he delivered his final “State of the College” message, the final annual briefing that he will provide the Legislature before his retirement at...

A public input session will be held on Monday, March 20, from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM at The Space @GreenStar to gather comments, ideas, and concerns about how local law enforcement services are—and could be--organized and provided in Tompkins County.

Public input is...

The Legislature, without dissent (Legislator Jim Dennis was excused), authorized acceptance of a more than $600,000 shared-services grant awarded to the Tompkins County Clerk’s Office from the New York State Department of State Municipal Restructuring Fund.