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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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County Administrator Joe Mareane delivered a sobering outlook to the Legislature's budget committee today concerning the County's 2012 budget.

Mareane said projections for the coming budget year show a $5.5 million gap between anticipated expenditures and...

The Tompkins County Legislature is seeking applications from county residents interested in serving on the County's Independent Redistricting Commission. The commission is charged with preparing a reapportionment plan for County legislative districts, based on results from...

On Monday, April 11, the Tompkins County Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission, in partnership with the Tompkins County Public Library, holds the first in a five-year series of lectures marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

Held on the eve of the 150th...

Over the next few weeks the County's curbside recycling collector will be distributing "R" decals that help identify your un-marked container for recycling. Please make sure to set out your recyclables in order to receive a decal in your bin.

With the...

The Legislature set the stage for the process of reapportioning the County's legislative districts as a result of the 2010 Census. The Legislature, by a vote of 14-1 (Legislator Carol Chock voted no), approved creation of a nine-member Independent Redistricting Commission...

County Administrator Joe Mareane has appointed Jay Franklin, who has served as Interim Director of Assessment for more than a year, to a permanent appointment as Director of Assessment, an appointment confirmed by the Legislature by unanimous vote.

In offering...

The Legislature, by a vote of 13-2 (Legislators Kathy Luz Herrera and Leslyn McBean-Clairborne voted no), directed staff to proceed with investigation of the possibility of relocating the Day Reporting and Family Treatment Court programs, currently located in the Community...

Now that 2010 Census results are in, the Chair of the County's Complete Count Census Committee is thanking the committee and its many community partners for their efforts to help achieve a complete count. The County's population, documented by the 2010 Census, rose by 5%...

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin today released county health rankings for most counties in the United States. Tompkins County ranked fourth in the ten healthiest counties in New York State. The rankings use a standard way to measure how...

At a fact-finding session tonight, the County sought further suggestions from those interested in a proposed road preservation law that would amend the County Code to regulate certain heavy commercial or industrial uses of County roads with the potential road damage....

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