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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

With Spring now in full swing and the arrival of warmer weather, there’s been an increase in the number of complaints tied to the illegal disposal of trash.

The Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management is reminding residents that illegal...

The Tompkins County Food Scraps Recycling Drop Spot at the Dryden Town Highway Department will be open this Saturday, but operations will be impacted by the Dryden Dairy Day Parade.

Since the Highway Department parking lot is used as a staging area for parade...

Tompkins County will purchase the Tompkins Trust Company building on the Ithaca Commons to house the History Center, along with other non-profits co-located as a heritage education center. The Legislature, by unanimous vote, approved acquisition of the building, as...

In the wake of President Trump’s announcement seeking to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Change Agreement, the Legislature affirmed its support of United State participation in fighting global climate change, and continued local action. Acting on a...

After a public hearing, the Legislature, by a vote of 8-5 (Legislators Will Burbank, Carol Chock, Rich John, Dooley Kiefer, and Jim Dennis voted no; Legislator Peter Stein was excused), approved a new Local Law adopting a permitted exemption under New York State Real...

The Legislature, by a vote of 12-1 (Legislator Dooley Kiefer voted no; Legislator Peter Stein was excused), went on record in support of proposed State legislation, advanced by Senator Pam Helming and Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton in response to the County’s initiative,...

In two separate unanimous votes, the Legislature approved two funding proposals from Tompkins Cortland Community College, approving a one-time discretionary supplemental appropriation of $83,200 from the County’s Contingent Fund to implement a Service Management...

The Tompkins County Health Department must locate a dog that bit a person at the Ithaca Dog Park off of Taughannock Boulevard in Ithaca. The bite occurred Saturday, June 3, 2017, around 1 p.m.

The biting dog is described as a tan pit-bull. After being bit on the...

The Tompkins County Legislature’s Budget, Capital, and Personnel Committee, meeting in special session, acted in strong support of the Tompkins Cortland Community College’s proposed budgetary initiatives, and also joined in recommending that the Legislature approve...

Both the Tompkins County DEPARTMENT OF RECYCLING & MATERIALS MANAGEMENT OFFICE and the County RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE CENTER will be closed on Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial Day.

There will be no...

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