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2017 News Archives

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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.

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2017 News Archives

The Legislature tonight resolved many years of study and discussion about the future of the Old County Library site, authorizing sale of the property to preferred developer Travis-Hyde Properties.

The Legislature passed three resolutions regarding disposition—...

The Legislature formally accepted the jail population study conducted by the Center for Governmental Research (CGR) entitled “Assessment of the Future of the Tompkins County Jail” and commended CGR “for its thorough and thoughtful work.” The vote was 12-2, with...

The Tompkins County Health Department is trying to locate a dog that bit a person on Meadowlark Road in the Town of Dryden. The bite occurred Wednesday, August 30, 2017.   

The dog is described as a brown dog, possibly a pit bull, wearing an orange collar.  The...

The Tompkins County Public Library Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Annette Birdsall as the Library’s sixth director. Birdsall will replace Susan Currie, who will retire in October after more than eight years as Library Director.

“It is my...

Both the Tompkins County DEPARTMENT OF RECYCLING AND MATERIALS MANAGEMENT and the County RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE CENTER will be closed on Monday, September 4th in observance of Labor Day.

There will be no curbside recycling collection on...

On Wednesday, September 6th, the Tompkins County Shared Services Panel will again take public comment on Tompkins County’s recommended county-wide Shared Services Plan.

The public hearing will be held at 6:00 p.m. on September 6th at Tompkins County Legislature...

Nominate a Caring Adult that supports or supported youth. Nominees must be adults (ages 24+) that support or have supported youth (ages 0-24).

Nomination form: ...

The Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management recently installed its sixth public space recycling station in Dryden’s Montgomery Park. The specially-designed bin features receptacles for both trash and single-stream recyclable items like cans,...

Residents are urged to attend one of three upcoming public meetings to learn about and comment on the wide-ranging law enforcement shared services study that has been underway since early this year.

At each of the meetings, described below, representatives of the...

In an intense, two-hour session today, the Legislature’s special Jail Study Committee began to examine what comes next, now that it has received the findings from a comprehensive six-month study by the Center for Governmental Research (CGR) regarding capacity issues at...

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