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2022 News Archives

City of Ithaca, Tompkins County, Cornell University and Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. (TCAT) officials have renewed a mutual transportation agreement, saying that it reaffirms a strong and local commitment to community-wide public transportation for at least another decade. The 10-…
A proclamation was read in honor of United in Kindness Month. The proclamation recognized the local Bullying Prevention Task Force’s mission to facilitate comprehensive cooperation across the community in developing and promoting appropriate bullying prevention and response strategies in Tompkins…
Tompkins County is announcing an event kicking off phase one of the Green Facilities Project, slated to bring greenhouse gas emissions from County facilities to net-zero in the coming years. The kickoff event is being hosted jointly by Tompkins County and Johnson Controls, a long-term partner in…
Legislature Considers Proposed Budget Amendments The Legislature, acting as an Expanded Budget Committee, considered a two-year amendment submitted by Legislators Anne Koreman (D-Ulysses), Deborah Dawson (D-Lansing), Greg Mezey (D-Dryden), and Shawna Black (D-Ithaca) to “Support Communities…
The Tompkins County Tourism Program is accepting pre-applications for the 2023 Arts and Culture Organizational Development (ACOD) grant starting on September 30. ACOD grants are intended to support organizations that enhance Tompkins County’s brand as an artistic and cultural destination. ACOD…
Tompkins County Administration Tompkins County Administrator Lisa Holmes presented the department’s nearly $2 million budget. Tompkins County Administration includes divisions for organizational management and budgeting, communications and public information, equity and diversity, risk…
Tompkins County Office for the Aging presents a local screening of All the Lonely People, a social-impact film examining the epidemic of loneliness. The in-person screening is free and open to the public on Tuesday, November 1, 2022, at 2:00pm at Ithaca College, Textor Hall 102. It will include a…
Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3) Bill Talbot, TC3’s Chief Financial Officer presented the college’s “Strategic Funding Requests.” The objectives of the requests are to establish a multi-year operating and capital funding model while the college rebuilds its core enrollments. The…
Legislature Approves Resolution to Renew Transportation Agreement Regarding TCAT A resolution to renew the transportation agreement with the City of Ithaca, Cornell University, and Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit (TCAT) passed unanimously (13-0, Legislator Dan Klein (D-Danby) excused).…
The Tompkins County Legislature is inviting the community to participate in a forum on the 2023 recommended county budget. The forum will begin at 7pm on Tuesday, September 27 and will include a brief overview on the recommended budget and an opportunity for Tompkins County residents to provide…