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2024 News Archives

Tompkins County is recruiting candidates for the role of County Attorney. The County Attorney plays a crucial role in the organization, providing counsel to the County Legislature, Administration, and various departments and advisory boards on wide range of legal matters. The County Attorney is…
Director of the Tompkins County Highway Department, Jeff Smith, has been elected President of the New York State County Highway Superintendent’s Association for 2024. Smith begins his service as President following the Association’s Annual Winter Conference held this week. Smith has served as the…
Chair of the Legislature Dan Klein Delivers 2024 State of the County Address Klein’s address has been published in its entirety below: The state of the County is excellent, and at the same time there are plenty of areas that need a lot of attention and need a lot of help. We are doing a lot…
Tompkins County Administrator Lisa Holmes presented accomplishments from the organization’s nearly 30 departments during the January 16 meeting of the Legislature. Holmes overviewed the County’s roles and responsibilities in the areas of: Administration; Health and Human Services; Public Safety;…
The Tompkins County Tourism Program is thrilled to announce the next round of funding opportunities for organizations to plan events, enhance outdoor recreation, and attract visitors to our vibrant community. Applications are now open for the following grant programs: Community Celebrations Grants…
Dan Klein, 10-Year Legislator Representing Danby, Unanimously Elected Chair In its annual organizational meeting, Legislator Dan Klein (D-Danby) was unanimously (14-0) elected to chair the Legislature in 2024. Klein was nominated by Legislator Amanda Champion (D-Ithaca), who stated “Dan fights…