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Click HERE for information from the Tompkins County Health Department on tick disease prevention & to watch the NYSDOH video on how to remove a tick.

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 has reelected Martha Robertson (D) to lead the Legislature during 2011. The position of Chair is filled each year by a majority vote of the 15 members of the Legislature. The chair is responsible for overseeing all Legislative functions.

At the...

Looking back on 2010 and ahead to 2011and stressing the codependent relationship between county and state government, Legislature Chair Martha Robertson in her annual address to the Legislature urged the State's new Governor, Andrew Cuomo, to rebuild the people's trust in...

The Legislature, by a vote of 13-2, scheduled a public hearing on a proposed local law that would amend the County Code to regulate heavy commercial/industrial use of County highways to preserve local roads from damage from such temporary heavy use. (Legislators Jim Dennis...

As of January 1, 2011 the following fees will change at the Tompkins County Recycling and Solid Waste Center.

Coupons for larger vehicles, wagons, SUVs and mini vans (Category 2) will increase from $12 to $14. $2 coupons will be available at the Tompkins County...

As of January 1, 2011 the following fees will change at the Tompkins County Recycling and Solid Waste Center.

Coupons for larger vehicles, wagons, SUVs and mini vans (Category 2) will increase from $12 to $14. $2 coupons will be available at the Tompkins County...

The Legislature approved a new public-private partnership to upgrade the Tompkins Recycling and Solid Waste Center, ushering in improvements that will make recycling easier and divert more materials from the county's waste stream. The Legislature, by unanimous vote,...

Tompkins County will purchase the building that most recently housed the Carpet Bazaar, located at 214-216 West State Street (Martin Luther King, Jr. Street) in Ithaca to house the County Office for the Aging (COFA). The County has for years searched for facilities to which...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, appropriated $50,000 in contingent funding to support an expert study to examine the County's long-term space needs, to provide more information on the Center of Government concept. The analysis will explore whether a business case would...

The Legislature's Government Operations Committee at its December 16 meeting will review and discuss how to preserve local roads from damage from temporary heavy use.

The meeting will take place Thursday, beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the Old Jail building (first...

On Monday, December 20, the Tompkins County Highway Division, along with the Town of Ithaca and Cornell University, will host its second public information meeting regarding a project to improve pedestrian and bicycle accommodations along Pine Tree Road, between Maple...

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