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2017 News Archives

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TOMPKINS TODAY

Valuable information for minority and women business owners.

Tompkins County seeks qualified candidates to serve as Chief Executive Officer and Administrative Head of county government, to succeed retiring Administrator Joe Mareane next year.

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.

The Water Resources Council and Environmental Management Council seek new members. 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 approved new resolutions regarding acquisition by the County of the Tompkins Trust building on the Ithaca Commons, to house the History Center, along with co-located non-profits, to be known as the Tompkins Center for History and Culture.

The new...

The Legislature, in more than an hour of thoughtful discussion, considered a resolution, recommended by the County’s Workforce Diversity and Inclusion Committee and its Budget, Capital, and Personnel Committee, to recognize the second Monday in October as “Indigenous...

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

The Tompkins County Health Department must locate a dog that bit a person near the intersection of Hanshaw Road and The Parkway in Cayuga Heights. The bite occurred the morning of Tuesday, August 8, 2017.

The dog is described as a small/medium beagle mix. The dog...

Tompkins County Sheriff Ken Lansing has submitted a request to the State Commission of Correction seeking a one-year continuation of a variance allowing the County to operate its jail with 18 beds more than its 82-bed permitted capacity. The request included a commitment...

After a 15-month and extensive nationwide search, the Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit (TCAT) Board of Directors in a special board meeting today announced that it has selected Scot Vanderpool as TCAT’s general manager, effective Fri. Aug. 11.

Vanderpool, who...

Consideration of Tompkins County’s recommended Shared Services Plan moved another step forward today, as the Legislature’s Government Operations Committee, without dissent, endorsed the Plan and sent it on for consideration by the full Legislature.

The Legislature...

More than 40 representatives from local mental health organizations gathered on Monday, July 31, 2017 to launch the Tompkins Suicide Prevention Coalition. The coalition began as a collaboration between the NYS Office of Mental Health (OMH), Tompkins County Mental Health...

The Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management (TCRMM) is pleased to announce the opening of its newest Food Scraps Recycling Drop Spot in the City of Ithaca.

Beginning August 9th, the drop spot will operate every Wednesday...

The Legislature, without dissent, scheduled for its next meeting a public hearing on a proposed change in the County’s wireless communications surcharge law. The hearing will be held on August 15th, 5:30 p.m., at Legislature Chambers, located at the Governor Daniel D....

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