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2019 News Archives

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2019 News Archives

The Legislature’s Downtown Facilities Committee today continued its analysis of Tompkins County’s downtown facilities options, centered around the County’s acquisition of properties in the 400 block of North Tioga Street, the expected site for a new County office...

Our area is expecting high temperatures and high humidity throughout the day today and tomorrow, July 20, with temperatures potentially reaching 100 degrees and a heat index of over 105 degrees. 

We are urging all residents – especially those who are at high risk...

Our area is expecting extreme heat and humidity Friday, July 19 - Saturday, July 20 with temperatures possibly reaching 100 degrees.

BEAT the HEAT. These extreme temperatures can be dangerous to health. Take the following precautions:

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Tompkins County is one of 53 local health departments across the country to be recognized for innovative public health projects in response to critical local public health needs. The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) awarded Tompkins...

On Thursday, July 25th, the Tompkins County Shared Services Panel once again will ask for public suggestions regarding opportunities for shared services in Tompkins County, as municipal officials continue to work on the County’s 2020 County-wide Shared Services Plan....

The Legislature, by a vote of 12-1 (Legislator Deborah Dawson voted no; Legislator Rich John was excused) approved use by Tompkins Cortland Community College of $300,000 in balance to help address a revenue shortfall in the College’s operating budget for the current...

The Legislature, without dissent (Legislator Rich John was excused), authorized purchase of equipment necessary to implement Early Voting in Tompkins County, as now directed by New York State.  The Early Voting Act, passed at the beginning of this year, requires nine...

The Legislature held a public hearing on a proposed Local Law that would amend Article 26 of the County Charter regarding the County’s Office of Human Rights and Human Rights Commission.  The amendment would implement wording changes, including those to reflect current...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, accepted the audited Financial Report for Tompkins County for the fiscal year 2018, conducted by the audit firm of Insero & Co. CPAs, LLP. As part of a comprehensive report to the Legislature, Finance Director Rick Snyder indicated...

The Tompkins County Tourism Program is now accepting applications for the Fall 2019 Community Celebrations grant cycle. A total of $11,662 in funding is available, with a maximum award of $3,000 per application.

Community Celebrations Grants ...

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