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The Legislature took public comment on the latest version of a proposed Road Preservation Law, that would regulate high intensity truck traffic to protect county roads from damage, but decided to postpone any action until at least its next meeting. Eight people spoke--'...

The Legislature, by a narrow margin of 7-8, failed to come forth with the approval needed to appropriate $93,000 from the Highway Fund Balance to support higher than anticipated cost for the Ellis Hollow Road reconstruction project, reconstructing 1.4 miles of highway in...

A community meeting to discuss next year's County budget is coming up in the City of Ithaca this Thursday, August 18. The meeting will be held at the Cooperative Extension Building, Room B, at 615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca, beginning at 7:00 p.m.

The fourth in a...

The Legislature's Capital Plan Review Committee, in nearly two hours of discussion, tackled the difficult task of reaching consensus on where to locate the County Office for the Aging (COFA), which under most options would move the Community Justice Center from the Old...

In the first of two sessions seeking input from municipal leaders, the County's Redistricting Commission on Tuesday heard from two Town Supervisors concerning how the apportionment of County legislative districts could affect their municipalities.

Ithaca Town...

The county's Independent Redistricting Commission next Tuesday will hold the first of a series of meetings to seek municipal and public input, before it begins preparing a plan for reapportioning County legislative districts.

The meeting will take place Tuesday,...

Mark your calendar! The Coalition for Safe Medication Disposal has set the date for its next Safe Medication Disposal Day. This collection event, which gives residents the chance to safely dispose of no longer needed household medications, will be held Saturday, October 1...

The latest in a series of legislator-sponsored community meetings on next year's County budget will take place Wednesday evening, August 10 in the Town of Ithaca.

The August 10 meeting, sponsored by Legislators Peter Stein (District 11 - Town of Ithaca) and...

The Legislature, without dissent, authorized a public hearing on the County's proposed Road Preservation Law. The hearing will take place on August 16, beginning at 5:30 p.m., at Legislative Chambers of the County Courthouse, 320 N. Tioga Street, Ithaca. The hearing will...

The Legislature, without dissent, accepted four criminal justice grants. The Sheriff's Office was awarded two grants under the New York State Byrne JAG Equipment Grant program, $24,243 for jail video conferencing equipment and $13,100 for digital surveillance equipment....

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