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Community members who use a nine mile stretch of Route 13 between Warren Rd. and the Village of Dryden can learn more and take the project survey HERE

Injury from falling is a major risk for older adults and people with disabilities.  Click HERE to review information on how to prevent falls from the Office for the Aging.

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The Legislature, by unanimous vote, called upon the Governor and State Legislature to change State election law to permit the federal and New York primary to be held on the same day. (Legislators Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Kathy Luz Herrera, and Pam Mackesey were excused.)...

The Tompkins County Legislature is looking for interested qualified applicants to serve on the 2012 Temporary Hearing Panels of the County Board of Assessment Review. Panel Members hear and evaluate property owners' complaints regarding the assessed value of their property...

After studying numerous proposed concept plans for new Legislature space at three meetings held over the past month, the Legislature's Capital Plan Review Committee Wednesday achieved a design recommendation to present to the full Legislature to move the process along to...

The County's Independent Redistricting Commission tonight voted to recommend an adjusted 14-district plan to reapportion County legislative districts.

The specific plan to be recommended in the Commission's report to the Legislature, which was supported by a...

Two local groups were recognized by the Tompkins County Legislature, Feb. 7, for their efforts growing the local economy through tourism. The Turkey Shoot Lacrosse Tournament and Ithaca College both received the county's Tourism Partner Award for their efforts bringing...

Does your organization have a project with strong potential to draw visitors from outside Tompkins County? Would more tourists come to your Tompkins County event or venue with an enhanced, targeted out-of-county marketing program? Do you host an event that celebrates local...

Tompkins County Legislature Chair Martha Robertson today issued a statement regarding Governor Cuomo's recently reported comments concerning the State's process and timetable for making a decision on whether to allow hydrofracking in New York State.

The County...

The County's Independent Redistricting Commission put its recommended plan for reapportioning County legislative districts before the public again Thursday, at the second of two public hearings, held this time in the City of Ithaca. About 30 people attended the hearing,...

Legislature Chair Martha Robertson at the February 7 meeting announced her appointments and the Legislature committee structure for 2012, appointments she noted maintain much consistency with 2011 according to requests of individual legislators. The Legislature retains six...

The local coalition formed to fight the invasive aquatic plant hydrilla is urging aggressive State action to eradicate the infestation, and to fully fund the effort, beginning in the 2012-13 State budget.

Testifying yesterday before the Joint Legislative Public...

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