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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.

Opportunities to serve on several Planning & Sustainability advisory boards. Further details HERE.

The Health Department is providing flu vaccinations for adults at its building, 55 Brown Road, across from the Airport.  Call 274-6616 to schedule your appointment.  More information

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The Tompkins County Legislature is seeking members to serve on the Tompkins County Human Rights Commission.

As provided for in the County Charter, the Human Rights Commission’s role is to foster mutual understanding and respect among all persons in Tompkins County...

Do you own or rent a home built before 1978? Does it have peeling or chipping paint? This Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is the time to Get Your Home Tested, Get Your Child Tested, and Get the Facts about lead in your environment. There are many sources of lead, but most...

The County Legislature invites county residents to comment on the County’s proposed 2019 budget and five-year capital plan at a public budget hearing to be held Tuesday, October 30.

The hearing will begin at 7:00 p.m. at County Legislative Chambers, located...

The Coalition for Safe Medication Disposal will again host a collection event for unwanted medications this Saturday, October 27th.  The collection event will take place, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at two locations:

  • The Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office, 779...

Please be advised that today's scheduled discussion before the Legislature's Planning, Development and Environmental Quality Committee regarding the Cayuga Power Plant has been postponed.  Committee Chair Anna Kelles advises that the presentation will be rescheduled for...

Governor Andrew Cuomo led the celebration Tuesday, breaking ground for Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport's transformative $24.7 million dollar expansion project, which will be completed by the end of 2019.  To see the news release issued by the Governor's Office, click...

The Tompkins County Legislature, by unanimous vote, formally adopted amendments to the County Administrator’s 2019 Recommended Budget and the Capital Program for the next five years, as recommended by the Expanded Budget Committee. 

Before the vote, Legislators...

Legislators, by unanimous vote, authorized bonding, if needed to support the local share of the $24.7 million terminal expansion project at Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport.  The action authorizes the issuance of up to $10 million in serial bonds and notes, as needed,...

The Legislature, by motion, unanimously approved the appointment of Schelley Michell-Nunn to the Tompkins Cortland Community College Board of Trustees, filling the unexpired term of Chad Coates.  Budget, Capital, and Personnel Committee Chair Michael Lane said Michell-...

The Legislature, without dissent, authorized Tompkins County to enter into an intermunicipal agreement to form a Local Development Corporation for the joint establishment of a Specialized Secure Detention Facility to comply with “Raise the Age” laws, which increased the...

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