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The Legislature took a long and careful look at what the salaries should be for the elected positions of County Clerk and Sheriff for the upcoming four-year term. After nearly an hour-and-a-half of discussion and considering several alternative approaches, Legislators...

The Legislature, following little discussion and without dissent, followed the recommendation of County Administrator Joe Mareane and its budget committee and established 2011 budget guidelines which call for departments and agencies to cut spending by 6.9%, as a starting...

The Legislature is asking the State to approve home rule legislation in the Senate and Assembly authorizing the County to adopt a local law enacting a .25% increase in the county mortgage recording tax. The vote was 12-3, with Legislators Mike Lane, David McKenna and Frank...

Tompkins County Commissioner of Social Services Patricia Carey has been honored by Tompkins Community Action as recipient of the agency's Community Action Award for 2011.

The award, presented at the organization's annual meeting today, recognizes Commissioner...

The Greater Tompkins County Municipal Health Insurance Consortium today approved labor/union representation on its Board of Directors, as is required by Article 47 of New York State Insurance Law. Tompkins County is a member of the health insurance consortium.

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The Legislature's Budget and Capital Committee today recommended fiscal guidelines for County departments and agencies in preparing the 2011 County budget.

The recommendation, advanced by a 3-1 vote, (Legislators Peter Stein, Brian Robison, and Chair Jim Dennis...

The Tompkins County Board of Elections has been honored with a Best Practices Award from the New York State Board of Elections for its presentation on using free project management software to help manage and track election events.

The award was presented April...

New York State, through Tompkins Workforce New York and in cooperation with Microsoft Corporation's "Elevate America" program, is distributing free vouchers for select e-learning courses and certification exams.

A voucher is a numeric access code provided by...

New York State, through Tompkins Workforce New York and in cooperation with Microsoft Corporation's "Elevate America" program, is distributing free vouchers for select e-learning courses and certification exams.

A voucher is a numeric access code provided by...

On Tuesday May 25, 2010 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 challenges. The celebration will take place from 5 to...

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