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Meeting in special session, the Legislature approved an emergency appropriation of $26,100 in contingency funds to enable chemical treatment to eradicate the invasive plant species Hydrilla from the Cayuga Inlet. The vote was a unanimous 11-0, with Legislators Kathy Luz...

As the Tompkins County Mental Health Services Board tonight held its third annual "Celebration and Recognition of the Community of Care That Serves the People of Tompkins County," it provided a surprise honor for Commissioner Bob De Luca, who has led the County Mental...

Tompkins County Legislators, acting as an Expanded Budget Committee, had their busiest night yet of review of the tentative 2012 County budget, hearing presentations from ten County departments and agencies.

Presenting tonight were the County Attorney, the Soil...

The Tompkins County Legislature will hold its annual Community Budget Forum Monday, September 26, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Borg Warner Room of the Tompkins County Public Library, 101 E. Green Street, Ithaca. County residents are invited to attend--'to learn about the...

The Legislature Tuesday took public comment on a proposed local law that would authorize the Legislature, if needed, to override the tax levy limit for 2012 under the New York State property tax cap--'a limit that, with permitted adjustments, would limit the tax levy...

It's almost time for the next Safe Medication Disposal Day in Tompkins County.

On Saturday, October 1, residents will once again have a chance to get rid of household medications they no longer need, as the Coalition for Safe Medication Disposal holds its latest...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, authorized the Tompkins County Development Corporation to issue up to $4 million in tax-exempt revenue bonds to support facility improvements at Franziska Racker Centers at its headquarters on Wilkins Road in the Town of Ulysses.
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Tompkins County budget review continued tonight, as Legislators, acting as an Expanded Budget Committee, heard presentations from seven more departments and agencies. Legislators are continuing to examine the 2012 Tentative Budget presented by County Administrator Joe...

On Tuesday, September 27 from 5-7 p.m. at the Ithaca Holiday Inn, the Tompkins County Mental Health Services Board will sponsoring its third "Celebration and Recognition of the Community of Care That Serves the People of Tompkins County."

Here is information and...

Should you get a flu shot this year? Here's an easy answer: Everyone, Every Year (Everyone over the age of 6 months). This is the recommendation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD). A flu shot is the best...

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