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2018 News Archives

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An opportunity to represent Tompkins County on the TC3 Board of Trustees. Apply by Aug. 20. Details HERE.

Tompkins County seeks qualified candidates for this critical leadership position in county government. Applications accepted through September 2.

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

Changes forthcoming in items accepted for recycling
 

The new 2018-2019 Tompkins County Curbside Recycling Guidelines brochure is now available.

The brochure is...

UPDATED  The Tompkins County Gun Buyback Event is Saturday, June 9th, from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. It will be held at the Airport Fire and Rescue building, 72 Brown Road, Ithaca, NY.

On April 17th, The...

The County Legislature’s Public Safety Committee today viewed first-step preliminary concept drawings of how interior space might be repurposed in a renovated County Public Safety Building.  The preliminary drawings, prepared by LaBella Associates, showed one way in...

At its upcoming meeting on Monday, June 11, the Health and Human Services Committee of the Tompkins County Legislature will focus on suicide prevention initiatives in this community, and progress made toward implementing a “Zero Suicide Model” here in Tompkins County....

The Tompkins County Health Department reports that a bat, a woodchuck, and two foxes captured in Tompkins County were determined to be rabid by the New York State Rabies Laboratory in the month of May.

Rabies is normally transmitted by the bite of a wild or...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, accepted the $14.2 million Upstate Airport Development Grant recently awarded by New York State and committed to assuming full responsibility for all additional project costs.  The project will expand the terminal by approximately one-...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, appropriated $25,000 in Contingent funding to provide start-up funding for a part-time Child Care Planner/Developer position at the Child Development Council.  The position will coordinate a Group Family Child Care Network, which will...

By unanimous vote, the Legislature urged Governor Cuomo and the New York State Legislature to amend State Insurance Law to allow public libraries, urban renewal agencies, and certain other quasi-governmental organizations to join a municipal cooperative health benefit...

The Legislature, without dissent, urged passage of proposed State home rule legislation, introduced by Senator Tom O’Mara, to amend the section of New York State County Law to permit Tompkins County use local funds and contract with other entities to develop, maintain...

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