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2018 News Archives

The Legislature tonight held its annual Community Budget Forum, inviting residents to learn about and comment on the County’s recommended 2019 budget currently under review by the Legislature. 

About 14 people attended, and 7 of them spoke during the hour-long...

In two final sessions, Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee heard from 12 more County departments and agencies, wrapping up the presentation phase of their review of County Administrator Jason Molino’s 2019 Recommended Budget. 

The following...

The Legislature, without dissent, took the procedural step necessary to access grant funds awarded to Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit (TCAT) to acquire three electric transit buses and related equipment.  Legislators authorized application for the nearly $2.3 million...

Tompkins County Earns Silver Certification and Town of Ulysses Achieves Bronze Certification for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Energy Use

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced...

The Tompkins County Legislature will hold its annual Community Budget Forum on Wednesday, October 3, 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...

The Tompkins County Office of Human Rights is pleased to offer "Serving," a Humanities New York's Reading and Discussion Program, starting October 2, 2018. Participants will discuss readings drawn from The Civically Engaged Reader: A Diverse...

Tompkins County’s Governor Daniel D. Tompkins Building and Old Jail Office Building, located at 121 and 125 E. Court Street in Ithaca, will be closed the morning of Tuesday, October 2nd, from 8:30-11:30 a.m., for required employee training.

Affected will be the...

The Legislature has authorized Tompkins County to contract with St. John’s Community Services to provide homeless housing services in Tompkins County, authorizing the Department of Social Services to execute contracts with the agency for operation of the county’s day...

The Legislature, by a vote of 11-2 (Legislators Mike Sigler and Glenn Morey voted no; Chair Martha Robertson was excused) supported a proposed consultant study examining the potential for co-location of the City of Ithaca Police Department and Tompkins County Sheriff’s...

The Legislature authorized acceptance of a $125,000 Learning Resource Grant (spread over two years) from the Kresge Foundation to the Health Department, under its Emerging Leaders in Public Health program.  The program provides funding to local health departments...

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