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2019 News Archives

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2019 News Archives

The Legislature, with one dissent, awarded 2019 Arts and Culture Organization Development Grants to ten local organizations, in the second year of two-year funding approved last spring  as part of the Tompkins County Tourism Program, funded through County hotel room...

The Legislature presented a special proclamation recognizing and thanking retiring Cornell Police Chief Kathy Zoner for her 27 years of service to the Cornell University Community and Tompkins County residents.  Chief Zoner began working at Cornell in 1991 as a...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote (Legislator Deborah Dawson was excused), urged passage of bills currently before the State Senate and Assembly, which would create The Finger Lakes Community Act of 2019, precluding construction of the proposed Circular energy garbage...

The Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management seeks to hire two Outreach Assistants to help promote recycling programs at community events in Tompkins County.  

These are part-time positions starting in April and continuing through November...

We want to know what the public thinks about health in our community! The Tompkins County Health Department and Cayuga Medical Center are working with community partners to gather information from residents about the most important health-related concerns in our...

The Legislature’s Facilities and Infrastructure Committee today received an update report from County Administrator Jason Molino regarding the County’s ongoing study of properties in the 400 block of North Tioga Street in Ithaca—a report that Administrator Molino...

The US Department of Agriculture will issue March 2019 Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits early.  This is to mitigate any difficulties that people may experience due to the early disbursal of February SNAP benefits due to the federal shutdown....

Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced the award of $23.6 Million under the Governor’s State Aviation Capital Grant Program, awards that will support airport modernization, operational improvements and safety enhancement projects statewide. 

The awards include $1.5...

The Tompkins County Legislature, by unanimous vote, confirmed County Administrator Jason Molino’s appointment of Kate Shanks-Booth as the County’s Director of Youth Services.  (Legislators Leslyn McBean-Clairborne and Amanda Champion were excused.)  Ms. Shanks-Booth...

Following a public hearing, the Legislature, without dissent, (Legislators McBean-Clairborne and Champion excused) approved a new Local Law that modifies the County Charter to pave the way for establishment of a Tompkins County Veterans Services Agency.  The charter...

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