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The Legislature's Capital Plan Review Committee today continued to examine plans to improve the new Human Services Annex building (formerly occupied by Carpet Bazaar) into space to be initially occupied by the County Office for the Aging (COFA). The intent is to configure...

Awards announced today by Governor Andrew Cuomo through the Regional Economic Development Council initiative provide significant support for projects initiated by Tompkins County to help spur economic growth and job creation in the Southern Tier.

The Tompkins...

County Highway Division Manager Bill Sczesny reports the necessary approval from the state Department of Transportation has been received, and Newfield Depot Road Bridge reopened this morning, Tuesday, December 6.

Looking ahead to next month's annual election of leadership for the County Legislature, Legislator Mike Lane, in a statement to the Legislature, urged that "a more publicly transparent selection process" be used for choosing legislative leadership for 2012.

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The Tompkins County Legislature, through three coordinated resolutions adopted without dissent, took an official stand on issues related to gas drilling though horizontal drilling and high-volume hydrofracturing the Marcellus shale.

It approved comments for...

Legislature Chair Martha Robertson and County Administrator Joe Mareane told legislators they are deeply concerned about a proposed "emergency" State Department of Health regulation intended to fast-track the entry of new Certified Home Health Agencies (CHHAs) in counties...

The Tompkins County Council of Governments (TCCOG) will sponsor a public hearing on Thursday, December 1 to provide citizens an opportunity to comment on the draft Supplemental Generic Environmental Impact Statement (dSGEIS) on the Oil, Gas and Solution Mining and...

Area residents had the opportunity to officially weigh in on New York State's proposed gas drilling rules, at an Ithaca hearing tonight sponsored by the Tompkins County Council of Governments (TCCOG). Citizens from Tompkins County, the Finger Lakes region, and beyond were...

A program to be held December 1 will present results of research showing how Cayuga Inlet wetlands lost over the past two centuries might be restored.

The Tompkins County Environmental Management Council (EMC) recently reviewed written records, aerial photographs...

Nearly five months after it began its work, the County's Independent Redistricting Commission has filed an interim report with the County Legislature, summarizing its activities to date. The Commission is charged with presenting the County Legislature a recommended plan...

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