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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Related to the CrowdStrike outage affecting Microsoft systems worldwide, the following Tompkins County services are impacted: The Tompkins County Department of Motor Vehicles is closed to the public this morning, further updates will be posted to https://www.…
Tompkins County is planning for the design and construction of an accessible, safe, and inclusive emergency shelter to house approximately 100 adults experiencing homelessness in the community. On Thursday July 18, Tompkins County issued a request for qualifications (RFQ) from development partners…
Tompkins County has announced the search for its next 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…
The Tompkins County Office of Human Rights is announcing a new brand identity and inviting the public to learn more about the resources available through the Office. New signage is being installed for the Office located at 120 W. Martin Luther King, Jr. Street in Ithaca, and the old logo will…
The Tompkins County Board of Elections is announcing the winners of the 2024 voting sticker contests. Over 1,700 votes were cast by the public, selecting Ahava Sapp’s “Future Voter” design featuring the “S.S. Ballot Vote Boat” and Ruby LeCroy’s “I Voted” design featuring a frog on a flower. The…
The Tompkins County Department of Planning and Sustainability invites public input on the 2024-2027 Mobility Vision, a project seeking to address transportation needs and demands of Tompkins County residents, with a focus on removing barriers for low income and other underserved community members.…
Strategic Operations Plan Adopted by the Tompkins County Legislature The Tompkins County Legislature adopted a 2024-2029 Strategic Operations Plan following over a year of planning efforts and community engagement by County staff, aided by consultants from BerryDunn. The plan was adopted…
The Tompkins County Board of Elections is reminding the community that there is no June 25, 2024 primary in Tompkins County for any party. All candidates for the November 2024 General Election have been determined and will appear on the ballot under their party line. Community members are also…
Tompkins County will begin implementation of a Strategic Operations Plan encompassing priority areas for County operations. Implementation follows over a year of planning and community engagement efforts. The Plan will guide the work of Tompkins County and its nearly 30 departments to operate more…
The Tompkins County Finance Department invites interested bidders to attend the Real Property Tax Foreclosure Auction to be held on Monday, June 24 at the Tompkins County Whole Health building’s Rice Room at 55 Brown Road, Ithaca. Bidders may begin registering at 6pm.  At 7pm, following a review of…