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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 Office for the Aging Advisory Committee paid tribute to two local seniors at its 2011 Annual Luncheon May 26th.

Certificates of appreciation were awarded to Ardie Bennett for Senior Citizen of the Year and to Fred Antil for Outstanding...

The Legislature's budget committee today authorized its Chair to recommend to State officials a plan that would establish permanent rate thresholds concerning several State-authorized county revenue sources, currently subject to State approval through "home rule" requests....

Beginning Monday, May 23rd, the Tompkins County Sheriff's Office and several other local law enforcement agencies will begin a coordinated, ongoing effort to address the problem of speeding in the County in the areas of greatest need.

In the "Wise Up, Slow Down"...

The Legislature's Health and Human Services Committee, in a two-hour session today, listened to public comment, as it continued to weigh potential options concerning the future of the Certified Home Health Agency (CHHA) operated by the County Health Department. New York...

The Legislature approved bonding to cover construction cost of two capital projects, approving issuance of up to $2.5 million in serial bonds and notes to pay for part of the cost of improvements at the County Solid Waste and Recycling Center, and issuance of up to $750,000...

A proposal to request home rule authority from the State Legislature to adopt a 20-year retirement plan for the new investigator position in the District Attorney's Office failed by a vote of 5-7 (Legislators Jim Dennis, Pat Pryor, Peter Stein, Pam Mackesey, and Chair...

Anticipating the likelihood of a State property tax cap, the Legislature followed the recommendation of its budget committee and directed the County Administrator to prepare two budget scenarios for 2012--'one showing what could be supported within the limits of a 2% cap,...

The Legislature's Health and Human Services Committee will discuss the future of the County's Certified Home Health Agency at a special session May 19 and is seeking guidance from the community on this important issue.

The meeting will take place on Thursday,...

The administrative district judge of the New York State Court System today told the Legislature's Capital Plan Review Committee that the County must pay for the mandated renovation of County Courthouse space to convert the current Legislature Chambers to a new courtroom....

The Tompkins County Workforce Investment Board is seeking business partners and educators to participate in the Summer 2011 "Educator in the Workplace" program.

For the second year, the Board, in collaboration with TST BOCES and the Tompkins County Youth Services...

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