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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

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Following a preliminary survey of storm damage, Tompkins County Director of Emergency Response Lee Shurtleff reports that, pending final confirmation from field examination by the National Weather Service, it appears that a tornado did in fact touch down in the Town of...

The National Weather Service is forecasting the strong potential for flash flooding in our region beginning this evening from two storm systems moving toward our area--'the first system expected to begin at around 8:00 p.m., the second tomorrow morning.

The...

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for eastern Tompkins County through 9:45 p.m.

Strong winds and heavy rain expected.

The earlier issued Tornado Warning for western Tompkins County has expired,

County Administrator Joe Mareane today presented a plan to the County's Budget and Capital Committee intended to address cuts in State aid enacted as a part of the 2011-12 State Budget.

The County now estimates the 2011 impact of State cuts at $755,000, down...

Two state experts provided a community briefing today on programs at the state and federal level related to the development of broadband service, invited by the County's Broadband Committee to assist as the committee works to help shape future County policy regarding the...

The Tompkins County Legislature is providing more time for county residents to express their interest in serving on the County's Independent Redistricting Commission, which will prepare a recommended reapportionment plan for County legislative districts.

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The Tompkins County Industrial Agency (IDA) has approved amendment of the payment-in-lieu-of taxes (PILOT) agreement for the AES Cayuga power plant in Lansing.

The amendment, approved by unanimous vote of the IDA on April 20, reduces the underlying value of the...

The County has received a consultant's report analyzing the certified home health agency (CHHA) operated by the Health Department. The report, prepared by the firm of Jack Venesky, CPA & Associates, is the first step in a cost-benefit analysis, which will assist the...

Legislators began to wrestle with the prospect of moving from their current Chambers, most likely to interim space in the Old Courthouse, following the New York State Court System's request for the County to provide a firm timetable concerning when the Legislature will...

The Legislature formally accepted a more than $375,000 Climate Showcase Communities grant from the federal Environmental Protection Agency. The County, in partnership with EcoVillage at Ithaca's Center for Sustainability Education, will demonstrate how highly energy-...

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