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2018 News Archives

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Tompkins County seeks qualified candidates for this critical leadership position in county government. Applications accepted through May 4.

Flu illness is now widespread.  Are you vaccinated? Flu vaccine is available at the Health Department by appointment. Call 274-6616.

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.

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.

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2018 News Archives

The Legislature, without dissent (Legislator Glenn Morey was excused), passed a resolution of support for development of a Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) program, in collaboration with the City of Ithaca and community representatives. The measure authorizes...

By unanimous vote, the Legislature went on record in support of State legislation proposed by Governor Cuomo to require large-scale generators of food waste to donate and recycle excess food, in line with the federal Good Samaritan Food Donation Act. (Legislator Glenn...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote (Legislator Glenn Morey was excused), expressed its formal support for inclusion of the Internet Fairness Conformity Act in the 2018 New York State Budget. The provision would expand jurisdiction over online retailers, requiring them to...

The Tompkins County Legislature’s special Housing Committee took a look at the critical issue of housing in our community from several different perspectives today, receiving preliminary orientation to various programs and initiative, as well as resources to assist the...

Tompkins County Legislature Chair Martha Robertson issued a statement of tribute and condolence following the death of Upstate Congresswoman Louise Slaughter early today

At age 88, Representative Slaughter was the oldest sitting member of Congress and was serving...

This information published on behalf of Tompkins County Area Development (TCAD).
 TCAD administers the Tompkins County Industrial Development Agency..

A seat is currently open on the Tompkins County Industrial Development Agency (...

Comments are due by Monday, April 9.

Organizations or individuals interested in participating in the development of tourism in Ithaca and Tompkins County are invited to submit written comments on a draft of the County’s...

Finger Lakes Rideshare serves as a free online platform where people needing or offering rides can find each other. The system uses the Zimride engine to coordinate requests from users. Finger Lakes Rideshare can be found online at...

The next meeting of the Tompkins County Legislature Health and Human Services Committee will focus on Senior Care and Housing Options in Tompkins County.

The Committee will meet Monday, March 12th, beginning at 4:00 p.m., at County Legislature Chambers, located in...

Phone service at the Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management has been restored after an outage that lasted for much of the day. The office at 122 Commercial Avenue in Ithaca can now once again accept phone calls at 607-273-6632 and process credit...

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