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2019 News Archives

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2019 News Archives

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, appropriated $25,000 from the County’s Contingent Fund to provide additional support for the Community Outreach Worker Program.  The program, operated through Family and Children’s Service of Ithaca and jointly funded by the County,...

The Legislature, without dissent, authorized acceptance of a $1.5 million grant from the New York State Department of Transportation to help finance relocation of the Fuel Farm at Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport.  The grant, awarded under NYSDOT’s AIR99 program, will...

After a public hearing, the Legislature, by unanimous vote, approved the addition of 525 Acres of land, owned by Dale Mattoon and located at 317 Auburn Road in Lansing, to Tompkins County Agricultural District 1, as recommended by the Tompkins County Agriculture and...

Acting on a measure advanced by Legislator Shawna Black, the Legislature went on record in support of the proposed Humane Alternatives to Long-Term Isolated Confinement (HALT) Act, now before the New York State Senate and Assembly.  The vote was 12-0, with Legislator Dan...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, authorized a lease-sublease agreement with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County to finance a $350,000 capital improvement at Extension’s facility at 615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca.  The arrangement has been used in the past to...

Before the Tompkins County Legislature’s Public Safety Committee yesterday, Paige Graham, of Groton, was presented the first-ever Tompkins County Champion Award by the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office.  This award was created to honor an individual who displays...

Friday, May 31, 2019 is the last day for a new voter to postmark a registration form to be eligible to vote in the Tuesday, June 25, 2019 Primary Election.

Sample Ballots for the June 25th Primary Election are available and may be viewed at...

The Tompkins County Health Department is in the second year of a grant program that reimburses property owners along the shore or near to Cayuga Lake for the replacement of failing or other inadequate sewage systems.   

The Clean Water Infrastructure Act of 2017...

Tompkins County Public Library welcomes the 2019 Tompkins County Poet Laureate, Melissa Tuckey, for a poetry workshop  on Tuesday, June 11, from 6:30 to 8:00 PM, in the Library’s Tompkins Trust Company Study Room.

This Food Justice Poetry Writing...

Tompkins County is excited to host members of the New York Giants football team this afternoon for a tour of the Tompkins County Jail and a discussion about the alternatives to incarceration programs the County is using to reduce its jail population. 

“We...

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