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Click HERE for information from the Tompkins County Health Department on tick disease prevention & to watch the NYSDOH video on how to remove a tick.

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In two resolutions approved tonight, the Tompkins County Legislature approved a 2018 tax levy guideline and spending targets for 2018. The tax levy resolution directed County Administrator Joe Mareane to prepare a recommended operating and capital budget that can be...

The Legislature, by a vote of 10-2, scheduled a public hearing for its next meeting on June 6th, 5:31 p.m., to take comment on a possible new Local Law that would, if approved, adopt a permitted exemption under New York State Real Property Tax Law on infrastructure...

Legislators discussed, but in a split vote vote failed to approve a proposal to request to New York State to amend the Real Property Tax Law to allow a local Tompkins County option to provide a partial exemption for multi-unit residential properties converted to owner-...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote (Legislators Peter Stein and Will Burbank were excused), approved a new post-retirement health insurance option to County employees who have retired from the County and are drawing a New York State pension. The action directs the...

The Legislature, without dissent (Legislator Will Burbank was excused), authorized the County to contract with the firm Clear Impact, LLC, of Rockville, MD, for software and related consulting services to implement a countywide performance measurement system, for a three...

The Legislature’s special Jail Study Committee, examining capacity issues at the Tompkins County Jail, today continued to hear about services offered in the jail—much of today’s focus on behavioral health issues.

Tompkins County Deputy Commissioner of Mental...

Mosquitoes are considered a nuisance pest, but occasionally they can transmit viruses to people and some animals. Although your chances of being infected with a disease through a mosquito bite are small, there are simple steps you can take to reduce your risk of being...

The Legislature’s Facilities and Infrastructure Committee today recommended that the County acquire and improve the current Tompkins Trust building on the Ithaca Commons as a new home for the History Center, as well as for other complementary non-profits co-located as a...

 After 16 years of leading Tompkins County’s Planning arm, Commissioner of Planning and Sustainability Ed Marx has announced plans to retire from County service in late August.

Commissioner Marx joined Tompkins County in 2001 to serve as Commissioner of Planning....

The special Jail Study Committee of the Tompkins County Legislature will meet this Thursday, May 11, 2017, beginning at 5:30 p.m., at Legislature Chambers, located in the Governor Daniel D. Tompkins Building (second floor), 121 E. Court Street, Ithaca.

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