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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

The Legislature’s Health and Human Services Committee today, by unanimous vote, recommended and sent on to the full Tompkins County Legislature a resolution to “ensure a safe, inclusive government and protection, order, conduct, safety, health, and well-being of all...

The Public Safety Committee of the Tompkins County Legislature has recommended one-time supplemental funding to the agency Opportunities, Alternatives, and Resources (OAR) to expand its range of services and provide transitional reentry housing for those returning to the...

The Legislature’s special Jail Study Committee heard from District Attorney Matt Van Houten and from Angela Sullivan, executive director of the Alcohol and Drug Council of Tompkins County, as it continued its examination of factors contributing to capacity issues at the...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, registered its opposition to repeal of the Affordable Care Act without an acceptable commensurate healthcare alternative. The Legislature calls about its representatives in Washington—Congressman Reed, and Senators Schumer and...

Tompkins County officials today announced that NYSEG has agreed to consider, and has presented to
the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) for review, a potential alternative approach to address area energy and economic development needs as an...

In its effort to invest in community-based tourism, the Tompkins County Tourism Program offers grants to local groups and organizations to help promote events and improve visitor attractions and amenities.  Tourism Program staff will host a workshop for anyone interested...

The Community Housing Development Fund – 2017 Open Funding Round: Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) is now available.

The Community Housing Development Fund is a joint effort of Tompkins County, the City of Ithaca and Cornell University. The...

The Legislature’s special Jail Study Committee tonight led a public discussion on the issue of capacity at the Tompkins County Jail. At the public information meeting, consultants from the Center for Governmental Research (CGR), described the criminal justice and jail...

In his annual message before the Tompkins County Legislature, Legislature Chair Michael Lane called 2017, the County’s Bicentennial Year, “a year of reflection, a year of hope, and a year of action” –a year to look back at our heritage and historic diversity, and to look...

The Legislature, by a vote of 9-5, adopted a new Local Law amending the County Charter, the action concluding more than two years of painstaking review by the Legislature’s special Charter Review Committee. (Legislators Mike Sigler, Peter Stein, Carol Chock, Dave McKenna...

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