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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 Tompkins County Planning Department is working closely with the City of Ithaca to enhance the stream corridor on the City's vacant parcel on Fall Creek. The parcel sits on the northern bank of the protected trout stream of Fall Creek at Cayuga Street, across from Ithaca...

The Legislature, by a vote of 14-1 (Legislator Frank Proto voted no) ratified a five-year collective bargaining agreement between the County and Civil Service Employees Association Local 855 (While Collar unit). The employees have been working without a contract since the...

The Tompkins County Legislature, by a vote of 12-3, formally adopted amendments to the 2012 tentative budget, as recommended by its Expanded Budget Committee. (Legislators Dooley Kiefer, Carol Chock, and Leslyn McBean-Clairborne voted no). The amended tentative budget will...

After over a year of deliberation and study, the Legislature approved an updated policy governing minutes of meetings of the Legislature and its committees. The final vote was 12-3, with Legislators Dooley Kiefer, Carol Chock, and Frank Proto voting no. The policy...

Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport is being recognized with a prestigious national award for its Sustainable Master Plan. The Plan has been chosen as a recipient of the 2011 "Airports Going Green" (ASG) award, to be presented October 31, at the fourth annual Airports Going...

If you have moved within the county in the last few months, you may need to go to a different poll site for the General Election on November 8th. You must vote based on your residence as of Election Day, so that you are voting for your correct representatives. Call the...

The Tompkins County Board of Health (BOH) anticipates two vacancies beginning January 1, 2012.

  • One is a consumer (non-physician) seat. A consumer may be someone who has received Health Department services or who is interested in public health...
  • Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee moved ahead in the 2012 County Budget process tonight, recommending for consideration by the Legislature an amended tentative 2012 County budget that would raise the tax levy by 3.99%. The recommended amended budget, to be...

    Recommendations made tonight by Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee would reduce the County Administrator's recommended 2012 County Budget by more than half-a-million dollars, and the recommended tax levy increase to from 5.4 to 4.1%. But Legislators, after...

    The County's Independent Redistricting Commission, charged with recommending a plan for reapportioning County legislative districts based on the 2010 Census, continued its work this week. Members reviewed a number of alternatives based on a Legislature of 13 to 16 members...

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