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2018 News Archives

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2018 News Archives

The Legislature’s special Housing Committee today delved into the matter of condominium development, receiving a briefing from Director of Assessment Jay Franklin on how condominiums are assessed in New York State, how they differ from some other types of clustered...

The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) was recently awarded a Member and Community Health Improvement grant from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield to improve childhood lead testing rates for the years 2018-2020. “The grant funds will be used to purchase lead testing...

 The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) announces its FREE Spring Rabies clinics for dogs, cats and ferrets. The clinics will be held from 7 PM-9:00 PM on the following dates and at these locations:

Lansing...

The Health and Human Services Committee of the County Legislature will feature an informational presentation about the “211 Tompkins Cortland” service, provided by the Human Services Coalition of Tompkins County, at its next meeting April 9th.

The meeting...

The Legislature awarded 2018 grants under the County’s Arts and Culture Organizational Development (ACOD) grant program, one of ten Tourism Program funded through County room occupancy tax dollars, as recommended by its Planning, Development and Environmental Quality...

Reviving an issue that had first been discussed five years ago, the Tompkins County Legislature voted in support of a ban on single-use retail bags—this time, calling for either a ban on both plastic and paper carryout bags, or as an alternative a ban on plastic bags and...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote (Legislators Rich John and Glenn Morey were excused), passed a resolution of support for development of a regional open access medically-supervised withdrawal (detox) stabilization center in Tompkins County, as advanced by the Alcohol...

This information provided by the office of U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer, issued following a presentation today in Ithaca, at the Tompkins County Mental Health Building.

Schumer Secured Billions in Just-Passed Spending...

The Legislature’s Planning, Development and Environmental Quality Committee has recommended award of 2018 grants under the County Tourism Program’s Arts and Culture Organizational Development (ACOD) grant program. The committee, however, did not take action on a proposal...

The Tompkins County Strategic Tourism Planning Board (STPB) has a vacancy representing the lodging sector. Tompkins County residents are invited to submit an application no later than April 20, 2018.

Volunteering your time on a County...

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