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2017 News Archives

The Legislature tonight held its annual Community Budget Forum, inviting residents to learn about and comment on the County’s recommended 2018 budget currently under review by the Legislature.

About 18 people attended, and ten of them spoke during the hour-long...

 In three sessions this week, Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee concluded the presentation phase of the budget process, hearing presentations from 16 County departments and agencies, as it continued to review County Administrator Joe Mareane’s 2018...

The New York State Commission of Correction (COC) today consented to a three-month extension of Tompkins County Jail’s long-standing 18-bed variance, but indicated that is the final extension the County will receive. The decision came at the Commission’s meeting with...

There will be an organizational meeting of the Finger Lakes Chapter of Women in Aviation International on Thursday, September 28th, 2017 at 7:00 PM in the Training Room of the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport Administration Building, 72 Brown Road, Ithaca, NY.

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The Legislature’s Public Safety Committee today formally received results from the Law Enforcement Shared Services Study conducted by the Center for Governmental Research (CGR), commissioned by Tompkins County and the City of Ithaca, with participation by Cayuga Heights...

The Tompkins County Health Department must locate a dog that bit a person on the 1800 block of Dryden Road in the Town of Dryden. The bite occurred Saturday, September 23, 2017, at approximately 1:00 p.m.

The dog is described as a greyish brown pit bull or pit...

The Tompkins County Legislature will hold its annual Community Budget Forum on Monday, October 2, beginning at 7:00 p.m.

The public information meeting on the budget will be held at County Legislature Chambers, located on the second floor of the Governor Daniel D...

The Legislature’s special Jail Study Committee today considered the focus of its future work, now that the County has received results from the jail population study conducted on behalf of the County by the Center for Governmental Research (CGR).  The CGR report found...

The Tompkins County Legislature, without dissent, urged the United States Congress to pass the new bipartisan-supported “Dream Act of 2017,” to prevent the revocation of legal status from immigrant youth protected under the five-year-old Deferred Action of Childhood...

The Legislature went on record in unanimous support of a New York State Electric and Gas petition to the State Public Service Commission (PSC) requesting permission to construct a pressure-boosting compressor station project to address safety, pressure, and reliability...

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