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National Influenza Vaccination Week highlights the importance of flu vaccination for the best protection against the flu. The CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone 6 months of age and older as the first and most important step in protecting against seasonal...

After listening to two hours of public comment and engaging in close to another hour-and-a-half of thoughtful discussion, the Tompkins County Legislature went on record against the Cayuga Operating Company’s current proposal to repower the Lansing coal-fired plant.  The...

Culminating weeks of discussion on the part of two of its committees, the Legislature took a stand in support of marijuana legalization in New York State.  The resolution, which supports what the State is already doing, favors bringing an end to marijuana prohibition;...

Due to anticipated weather concerns, the time of the Friday, November 16 meeting of the Legislature's Health and Human Services Committee has been changed.

The meeting will begin at 10AM (delayed from its scheduled time of 8:30AM).

The...

The Planning, Development, and Environmental Quality Committee of the Tompkins County Legislature listened to an hour-and-a-half of public comment today, then reached a recommendation to advance to the Legislature regarding the future of the Cayuga Power Plant. 

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Concluding a process that started at the beginning of September, the Tompkins County Legislature tonight adopted the County’s 2019 budget and the 2019-2023 Tompkins County Capital Program. The budget was approved by unanimous vote.

The $187.5 million budget, which...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, confirmed County Administrator Jason Molino’s appointment of Lisa Monroe as Director of the Tompkins County Office for the Aging.  Monroe, who has served as NY Connects Coordinator for the Office for the Aging since 2013, and as the...

Following an executive session, the Legislature by unanimous vote authorized County Administrator Jason Molino to enter into an Option Agreement for Purchase of Real Property for four adjoining parcels, located at 408 and 412-414 N. Tioga Street, and 117 and 119 Sears...

The Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management is partnering with Challenge Workforce Solutions to offer a free Confidential Document Shred Day for all Tompkins County residents.

The event will take place Saturday, November 17th from 9:...

The Legislature’s Public Safety Committee, after discussion, recommended that the Legislature take a stand in support of marijuana legalization in New York State.   The measure won support by a unanimous 5-0 margin. 

The resolution supports bringing an end to...

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