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See the information and tips HERE from our Tompkins County Health Department.

 The Tompkins County Board of Health meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 23, 2019 is cancelled. The Board will meet next month on Tuesday, August 27 at noon at the Health Department.

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.

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The Legislature overcame repeated deadlock at its last meeting two weeks ago, and reelected Martha Robertson (D - District 13, Dryden) to her third year as Legislature Chair in 2012. The Chair's position is filled each year by a majority vote of the 15 members of the...

The County's Independent Redistricting Commission Thursday decided on a favored, 14-district plan to reapportion County legislative districts.

The Commission supported a slightly modified version of a 14-district scenario favored at its previous meeting; the...

The County's Capital Plan Review Committee today reviewed proposed concept plans for Legislature space on the second floor of the Old County Courthouse.

HOLT Architects and County Facilities Director Arel LeMaro presented conceptual drawings of ways that...

The Tompkins County Planning Advisory Board (PAB) currently has a vacancy for an at-large
representative. With representatives from a diverse array of stakeholder interests, the PAB is uniquely positioned to consider planning initiatives from many contexts. At-large...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote (with Legislator Carol Chock excused), ratified a three-year bargaining agreement with the County's Corrections Union, retroactive to 2010 and continuing through the end of this year. The prior agreement expired at the end of 2009. The...

Despite nine ballots, members of the Tompkins County Legislature have failed to yet elect a Chair of the Legislature for the 2012 term. The position of Chair is filled each year by a majority vote of the 15 members of the Legislature. Nominated were incumbent Martha...

Organizations or individuals interested in participating in the development of the Tompkins County Strategic Tourism Plan for 2012-2020 are invited to attend a community workshop on Tuesday January 10th, 2011. The workshop will take place from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the...

The Legislature, by a vote of 12-3, increased bonding authority for improvements to the new Human Services Annex building. (Legislators Pam Mackesey, Frank Proto, and Kathy Luz Herrera voted no.) The Legislature authorized up to $1.3 million in bonding to support design...

After approving three resolutions related to the issue of gas drilling two weeks ago, the Tompkins County Legislature has now called for a statewide ban in high-volume hydraulic fracturing in New York State. The resolution was approved by a vote of 14-1 (Legislator Frank...

The County's Independent Redistricting Commission, charged with preparing a recommended plan for reapportionment of County legislative districts, narrowed its review process further at its tenth meeting Thursday, members reaching consensus that a 14-district plan should...

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