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An opportunity to represent Tompkins County on the TC3 Board of Trustees. Apply by Aug. 20. Details HERE.

Tompkins County seeks qualified candidates for this critical leadership position in county government. Applications accepted through September 2.

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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The Tompkins County Highway Division alerts residents to the following road closings in the Town of Lansing.


The Highway Division will be closing Lansingville Road, between Fenner Road and the Town of Genoa line for road crossing...

The Tompkins County Solid Waste Management Division announces that Target has launched permanent community recycling stations in all of its stores to kick-off a month-long celebration for the 40th anniversary of Earth Day this month.

The recycling stations at the...

In four separate actions, the Legislature made its position known on issues currently pending in the State, three of them that potentially could affect county spending.

Changes to the Medicaid Cap:
The Legislature, by unanimous vote, registered strong...

In May, the Tompkins County Community Mental Health Services Board will hold a celebration event to recognize achievements in the areas of mental health, developmental disabilities and chemical dependency issues. The celebration will take place on Tuesday, May 25 from 5 to...

The Strategic Tourism Planning Board needs to fill two vacancies - one represents arts/ culture, and one seat is at-large. Tompkins County residents are invited to apply no later than April 30th.

The tourism planning board advises the County Legislature on the...

The Tompkins County Board of Elections will hold a demonstration of the county's new optical scan voting machines next Tuesday, April 20, from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Lansing Community Library, 27 Auburn Road.

The session will give voters a chance to learn about...

County Legislative Chair Martha Robertson today announced that the County has reached agreement with Cayuga Medical Center on the sale of the property currently occupied by the County Health Department and located adjacent to the hospital.

The sale includes...

The County's 2010 Census Committee is reminding residents to get their completed 2010 Census forms in the mail by tomorrow--'Friday, April 16.

If Census forms are not mailing by tomorrow, the local Census Office in Elmira notes that the address will be considered...

Residents of Tompkins County are invited to apply for an at-large vacancy on the Hillview Road Landfill Citizens Advisory Committee.

The landfill, located at the headwaters of the Cayuga Inlet in the Towns of Danby/Spencer, ceased operations in May 1992. The...

The County's Complete Count Census Committee invites the community to a Census celebration in Ithaca's Collegetown on Saturday, April 10, from 12 Noon to 4:00 p.m. The event will take place on the patio next to Collegetown Bagels, 415 College Avenue.

While the...