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2022 News Archives

The Ithaca Tompkins International Airport is seeking proposals for advertising and marketing services, and encourages experienced, inclusive, and innovative agencies to consider responding to a request for proposals (RFP) available online. The scope of the RFP includes two distinct programs, one…
As is mandated on public transportation in New York State, masks continue to be required at the Ithaca Tompkins International Airport. This mandate is unaffected by recent federal-level decisions or rulings on mask requirements. Deputy Director of the Ithaca Tompkins International Airport Josh…
Tompkins County Adopts Juneteenth as Paid Employee Holiday With a unanimous vote of 14-0 the Tompkins County Legislature voted to adopt Juneteenth as a paid employee holiday. Juneteenth is an annual celebration of Black liberation from slavery in America at the end of the Civil War and falls on…
Access and affordability of child care is at the top of mind for so many families in Tompkins County. This investment through the New York State budget will have a direct impact on the number of open child care slots for families, the number of families who have access to subsidized care, and on…
Tompkins County Legislature Hears Presentation on Property Tax Assessment   Tompkins County Assessment Director Jay Franklin presented to the Legislature on the 2022 Annual Equity Maintenance (AEM) program, which is the activity of the department to assess the values of all properties in…
The Tompkins County Youth Services Department is inviting local not-for-profit organizations to propose programs for funding that improve youth outcomes as outlined in the Achieving Youth Results Framework. Programs that meet the criteria identified in the request for proposals will be evaluated by…
 Tompkins SIREN to Replace Swift911 in April   Residents Urged to Create Profile in New Platform     Ithaca, NY -Tompkins County Department of Emergency Response has announced that Tompkins County SIREN is now available to all residents and will soon replace the current Swift911 mass…
At its March 17 meeting, the Tompkins County Legislature voted to approve $255,850 in Arts and Culture Organizational Development (ACOD) grant funding for 16 local arts and cultural organizations: Cayuga Chamber Orchestra,  Cinemapolis, Civic Ensemble, Community School of Music and Arts, Dorothy…
Highlights of the March 17, 2022 meeting of the Tompkins County Legislature Tompkins County Legislature Appoints Lisa Holmes as County Administrator The Tompkins County Legislature voted unanimously (13-0, Legislator Dan Klein was excused) to appoint Lisa Holmes as the next permanent…
Tompkins County is sharing two updates for families in the community related to childcare access. The Tompkins County Department of Social Services is working with local partners, including the Office of Children and Family Services and the Child Development Council to reach more families with the…