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The Governor Daniel D. Tompkins and Old Jail Office Buildings will be closed Tuesday, Oct.

Injury from falling is a major risk for older adults and people with disabilities.  Click HERE to review information on how to prevent falls from the Office for the Aging.

Opportunities to serve on several Planning & Sustainability advisory boards. Further details HERE.

The Health Department is providing flu vaccinations for adults at its building, 55 Brown Road, across from the Airport.  Call 274-6616 to schedule your appointment.  More information

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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...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote (Legislator Glenn Morey was excused), ratified a new three-year bargaining agreement with the County’s White Collar employees, Civil Service Employees Association, the County’s largest employee union. The agreement, retroactive to...

The Legislature, without dissent (Legislator Glenn Morey was excused), passed a resolution of support for development of a Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) program, in collaboration with the City of Ithaca and community representatives. The measure authorizes...

By unanimous vote, the Legislature went on record in support of State legislation proposed by Governor Cuomo to require large-scale generators of food waste to donate and recycle excess food, in line with the federal Good Samaritan Food Donation Act. (Legislator Glenn...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote (Legislator Glenn Morey was excused), expressed its formal support for inclusion of the Internet Fairness Conformity Act in the 2018 New York State Budget. The provision would expand jurisdiction over online retailers, requiring them to...

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