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2021 News Archives

Human Services Departments and Agencies Present 2022 Recommended Budget Human Services Coalition Presents Recommended 2022 Coalition and Agencies Budgets Director of Community Services John Mazzello and Executive Director Kathy Schlather presented the $1.4 million recommended budget, which…
The Tompkins County Legislature has approved the use of up to $7 million of the county government’s unassigned fund balance to fund a Community Recovery Fund Program. The program would provide grants in support of community recovery following the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. More…
Department of Planning & Sustainability Presents 2022 Recommended Budget Department Director Katie Borgella presented her department’s $1.5 million recommended 2022 budget. Borgella indicated that there are 11 staff members who work on myriad programs and over-target requests each year. The…
The Tompkins County Legislature is inviting the community to participate in a forum on the 2022 recommended county budget. The forum will begin at 7pm on Thursday, October 7 and will include a brief overview on the recommended budget and an opportunity for Tompkins County residents to provide input…
Tompkins County Public Safety Departments Present Recommended 2022 Budgets Tompkins County District Attorney District Attorney Matt Van Houten presented his department’s $2.1 million recommended budget. Van Houten thanked his dedicated team of 15 employees, which includes 9 staff attorneys.…
Resolution Passed Instituting Fund Balance Policy A resolution moved by Legislator Deborah Dawson (D-Lansing) and seconded by Legislator Shawna Black (D-Ithaca) setting the policy for the Tompkins County unassigned fund balance passed 12-2, with Legislators Mike Lane (D-Dryden) and Leslyn McBean…
Tompkins County Historian Presents Budget & Priorities The Tompkins County Historian, who is appointed by the County Legislature presented on their 2021 activities and 2022 recommended budget. Historian Carol Kammen shared that she is “Hoping to show that people here have come together to…
ITHACA, NY — The Tompkins County Tourism Program is accepting pre-applications for the 2022 Arts and Culture Organizational Development (ACOD) grant starting on September 17. ACOD grants are intended to support organizations that enhance Tompkins County’s brand as an artistic and cultural…
A recording of the meeting can be accessed here: https://youtu.be/LkoB12EVnFw 2022 Recommended Tompkins County Budget Presented Interim Tompkins County Administrator Lisa Holmes presented her recommended 2022 Tompkins County budget, totaling $194 million. The budget is recommended with a…
Tompkins County, N.Y. is in search of its next County Administrator. The Administrator reports to the Tompkins County Legislature, acts as the Chief Executive Officer, and is responsible for the creation and execution of the County’s budget and overseeing County government operations. The…