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

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2018 News Archives

Presentations on two locally administered housing assistance programs will be featured at the next meeting of the Tompkins County Legislature’s Health and Human Services Committee on Monday, February 12. The meeting will begin at 4:00 p.m. at Legislature Chambers,...

The Legislature confirmed Chair Martha Robertson’s appointments to the Tompkins County Industrial Development Agency for 2018. Approved were four members of the Legislature: Rich John, as Chair of the IDA, and Legislators Robertson, Mike Sigler, and Leslyn McBean-...

Three months after the departure of retired County Administrator Joe Mareane, Legislature Chair Martha Robertson said the Legislature is pleased and proud to welcome new County Administrator Jason Molino to county government, and looks forward to a long and productive...

County Finance Director Rick Snyder presented the County Sales Tax report for 2017, reporting the County’s share of receipts for the year 2017 at $35,262,872—6.22% above receipts for 2016 and more than $1.8 million dollars above budget. Director Snyder said reconciled...

On Friday, January 26, 2018, the Tompkins County STOP-DWI program held its annual awards ceremony at Ithaca's Hilton Garden Inn. Several members from local law enforcement agencies received awards for their commitment to keeping the community safe. The award recipients...

The New York State Commission of Correction has affirmed its denial of Tompkins County’s request to extend its long-standing 18-bed variance at the Tompkins County Jail. The decision, signed by COC Chairman Thomas Beilein, came following the Commission’s January 17th...

The Tompkins County Public Library announces the continuation in 2018 of “Encountering History,” a monthly program with Tompkins County Historian Carol Kammen. The group meets the second Thursday of every month in TCPL’s Tompkins Trust Company Study Room at 12:00 PM. The...

On Saturday, February 24, 2018 there will be a FREE buprenorphine waiver training for Clinical Prescribers. This training is reserved only for those who can prescribe medications. The in-person portion of the training will be offered at Tompkins County Mental Health from...

Legislature Chair Martha Robertson characterized the Legislature’s year ahead as one of transition, preservation, and progress, as she delivered her annual message before the Tompkins County Legislature.  The priority of “transition” is inevitable, she said—with five new...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, urged the State Legislature to amend Section 224 of New York State County Law to permit counties to appropriate funds towards the development, maintenance, or management of affordable housing. Initial research by the Department of...

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