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Health Department Rabies Clinics coming up in May. Details HERE.

NYS Citizen Preparedness Corps training event at Groton HS April 25th, Registration required. More information HERE (pdf)

Tompkins County seeks qualified candidates for this critical position in county government. Applications accepted through May 17.

The Tompkins County Health Department will be closed today, Noon-4:30PM, for staff development. The answering service will receive phone calls.and will notify staff In case of emergency.

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 Legislature, without dissent (Legislator Deborah Dawson was excused), appropriated $15,000 from the Capital Reserve Fund for Natural, Scenic, and Recreation Resource Protection to provide partial support for the Owego Headwaters Protection Project, undertaken by the...

This information provided by the Tompkins County Environmental Management Council.

THE GREEN NEW DEAL: Pathway to Ecological Sustainability?
     Distributing Our Resources More Equitably While Preserving...

Streeter Associates, of Elmira, NY, has been awarded the construction contract for the second phase of the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport terminal expansion project.  Tompkins County Legislators, by unanimous vote, awarded Streeter the contract for its submitted bid of...

The Legislature, by a vote of 10-3 (Legislators Mike Sigler, Dave McKenna, and Glenn Morey voted no; Legislator Deborah Dawson was excused) urged New York State to pass the Drivers License Access and Privacy Act, to allow the issuance of driver’s licenses to New York...

The Tompkins County Legislature is urging Governor Cuomo and State Legislators to double down on the State’s current water infrastructure funding, through a resolution approved without dissent tonight. 

Created in 2015, the state’s Water Infrastructure...

Renewing an issue first advanced early last year, the Legislature, by unanimous vote (Legislator Deborah Dawson was excused), urged the State Legislature to amend Section 224 of New York State County Law to permit Tompkins County to appropriate County funds towards the...

The Legislature, with one dissent, awarded 2019 Arts and Culture Organization Development Grants to ten local organizations, in the second year of two-year funding approved last spring  as part of the Tompkins County Tourism Program, funded through County hotel room...

The Legislature presented a special proclamation recognizing and thanking retiring Cornell Police Chief Kathy Zoner for her 27 years of service to the Cornell University Community and Tompkins County residents.  Chief Zoner began working at Cornell in 1991 as a...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote (Legislator Deborah Dawson was excused), urged passage of bills currently before the State Senate and Assembly, which would create The Finger Lakes Community Act of 2019, precluding construction of the proposed Circular energy garbage...

The Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management seeks to hire two Outreach Assistants to help promote recycling programs at community events in Tompkins County.  

These are part-time positions starting in April and continuing through November...

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