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The Department of Recycling & Materials Management and Recycling & Solid Waste Center are closed Monday for Memorial Day. No curbside recycling collection. Collections delayed by one day rest of the week.

Daily closures Fisher Settlement Road to the Tioga County line for several road crossing pipe replacements, Road will be closed to all through traffic.

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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A community meeting to discuss next year's County budget is coming up Thursday evening, August 19. The meeting will be held at the Cooperative Extension Building, Room A, at 615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca, beginning at 7:00 p.m.

The third in a series of town hall...

Absentee ballots for the September 14 Primary Election are now available at the Tompkins County Board of Elections.

Applications for absentee ballots may be obtained from the Board office or downloaded from www.votetompkins....

The Tompkins County Highway Division will be closing Searsburg Road, in the Town of Ulysses, for a road crossing pipe replacement, on Wednesday, August 18, 2010, beginning at 6:00 a.m., until approximately 4:30 p.m. The road will be closed to all through traffic.
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Briefing the Legislature's budget committee today, County Administrator Joe Mareane cautioned that the upcoming process of developing the County's 2011 budget will be extremely difficult. Mareane reported departments and agencies have included nearly $4.5 million in over...

Tompkins County Legislature Chair Martha Robertson has been appointed by New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC) President Thomas Santulli to serve on a special NYSAC Presidential Commission on the State Takeover of Medicaid. The Commission's first meeting will take...

The Tompkins County Highway Division will be closing the westbound lane of Ellis Hollow Road, between Thomas Road and Turkey Hill Road, in the Town of Dryden, for road reconstruction and drainage, beginning at 6:00 a.m. on Friday, August 6, 2010, until further notice. The...

County officials expressed deep concern about a proposed State property tax cap, under review by the State Legislature. The proposal would cap increases in local property taxes by either 4% or 20% above the rate of inflation, whichever is less, with no State mandate relief...

The Legislature appropriated a little over $120,000 in unspent funds (known as "rollover") from 2009 to departmental accounts for use in the current year's budget. Eight departments were certified by the Finance Director to have unspent appropriations and excess revenues...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote (Legislator Dooley Kiefer was excused) authorized $500,000 in reserve contributions for the Greater Tompkins County Municipal Health Insurance Consortium, the County's share of a $1.22 million rate stabilization reserve required by the...

The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office along with many Newfield community organizations and various law enforcement agencies will be in Newfield Tuesday August 3rd, from 5-8 p.m. celebrating National Night Out.

Many agencies will be participating . In addition to...

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