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The Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office has been pro-actively increasing programs and public engagement initiatives in an effort to increase trust, understanding, and communication between the community and the law enforcement professionals who protect them. This initiative...

The Tompkins County Tourism Program, upon the recommendation of the Strategic Tourism Planning Board (STPB), awarded over $220,000 in grants to 40 organizations following approval from the County Legislature. Grants were awarded in three categories:

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The Legislature received a full report on the County’s examination of properties located on the 400 block of North Tioga Street in Ithaca, as county government looks at whether the adjoining parcels, located at 408, and 412-414 North Tioga, might be acquired to enable...

Following a public hearing, the Legislature by unanimous vote (Legislator Rich John was excused) adopted a new Local Law that authorizes the use of the “best value awards process” as authorized by New York State General Municipal Law.  The Local Law provides additional...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote (Legislators Rich John and Leslyn McBean-Clairborne were excused), requested that the Governor and State Legislature enact legislation to amend New York State County Law to extend Tompkins County’s authorization to increase the E-911...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote (Legislator Rich John was excused) authorized acceptance of $93,750 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Federal funds, administered by the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services, and $160,000 in funding from...

The Tompkins County Health Department must locate a dog that bit a person on the Ithaca College campus at Boothroyd Hall, near Coddington Rd. The bite occurred on Monday, April 1, 2019, around 3:00 PM. 

The dog is described as a long-haired Husky-type dog, mostly...

The Tompkins County Department of Planning and Sustainability is pleased to continue the conversation around housing in our community with this public event. The Incremental Development Alliance’s Bernice Radle will share her experience in real estate development, dig...

The Ithaca-Tompkins County Transportation Council (ITCTC) announces that a draft program of projects for the 2020-2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is available for public review and comment.  A Public Meeting will be...

The Legislature’s Facilities and Infrastructure Committee today received an update, with additional detail, regarding the County’s ongoing study examining properties in the 400 block of North Tioga Street in Ithaca, looking toward whether the properties might be acquired...

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