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2019 News Archives

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Community members who use a nine mile stretch of Route 13 between Warren Rd. and the Village of Dryden can learn more and take the project survey HERE

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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2019 News Archives

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, scheduled a public hearing for its next meeting December 3rd, 5:30 p.m., at County Legislature Chambers, to take comment on proposed amendment to Chapter 133 of the County Code, regarding the residency requirement for public officers,...

A plan outlining how Tompkins County Department of Social Services (DSS) operates programs to provide employment services for Temporary Assistance and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program recipients is available for public review and comment.

The two-year...

Proposed Resolution Would Fully Merge the Departments, Effective July 2021

The Legislature’s Health and Human Services Committee has received a report from the Task Force that, for the past six months, has conducted a...

Now is the time to get a flu vaccination. There are many opportunities in the community for flu vaccination including health care provider offices, pharmacies, and the Tompkins County Health Department. Everyone 6 months of age and over should be vaccinated every...

Take Steps to Avoid Frostbite and Hypothermia

Forecasters are predicting a blast of very cold Arctic air will cover our region Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday, with the potential for near record cold temperatures.

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Concluding a process that began more than two months ago, the Tompkins County Legislature tonight adopted the County’s 2020 Budget and the 2020-2024 Tompkins County Capital Program.  The budget was approved by unanimous vote.  There were no amendments to the Tentative...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, approved two measures to increase Tompkins County’s support to the successful Community Housing Development Fund, a decade-old community collaboration addressing the community’s affordable housing crisis.  To date, the partnership,...

After a public hearing (no comments received), the Legislature adopted a new Local Law that enacts a new real property tax exemption for capital improvements to residential properties, under Section 421-F of New York State Real Property Law.  The vote was 12-2, with...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, approved a real property tax exemption and payment-in-lieu-of-taxes (PILOT) agreement for the provision of affordable rental housing related to Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services’ Immaculate Conception School redevelopment project,...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, approved an update to the Tompkins County Comprehensive Plan, based on its five-year review.  The update incorporates a new list of 18 action items between now and the next full update of the Plan, anticipated by 2025. 

The new...

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