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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.

The County seeks to fill four vacancies on the Planning Advisory Board. Apply by March 17th Further details HERE.

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Representatives of Travis Hyde Properties today presented the Legislature’s Old Library Committee an update on redevelopment of the site of the Old Tompkins County Library, now that the City of Ithaca’s Landmarks Preservation Commission, after many months of review, has...

Friday, April 14, 2017 is the last day for a new voter to postmark a registration form to be eligible to vote in the April 25, 2017 Lansing Village Election.

Sample Ballots for the April 25, Lansing Village Election are now available and can...

The Tompkins County Office for the Aging is once again sponsoring Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a six-week educational program designed to provide the tools needed to balance self-care with caring for a parent, spouse or other loved one with a chronic illness. The...

The Tompkins County Department of Planning and Sustainability is holding a public meeting on Wednesday March 29, from 6:00 – 7:30 PM in the Borg Warner Room of the Tompkins County Public Library. The County is asking participants to identify any concerns...

The Legislature, without dissent (Legislator Peter Stein was excused) voiced support of Governor Cuomo’s proposal to require large-scale generators of food waste to donate and recycle excess food, in alignment with a federal “Good Samaritan Food Donation Act.” The...

By unanimous vote (Legislator Peter Stein was excused), the Legislature allocated $1,750 in Contingent funding to pay part of the cost of a water and sewer infrastructure study in the Town of Dryden, to match an identical contribution by the Town of Dryden. The study...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote (Legislator Peter Stein was excused) amended the County’s Capital Program and allocated $287,000 in up-front Highway Department funding to support Pine Tree Road intersection improvements at Ellis Hollow Road and the East Hill Plaza...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote (Legislator Peter Stein was excused) amended the Capital Program and approved a transfer of just under $364,000 in Highway Department fund balance to address higher than expected costs in the recently closed-out reconstruction project...

The Legislature awarded $197,000 in Arts and Culture Organizational Development Grants, funded through County Room Occupancy Tax, to ten arts organizations for 2017, as recommended by the County’s Strategic Tourism Planning Board and the Community Arts Partnership. The...

The community is invited to participate in a survey regarding local police services as a part of a multi-faceted effort to gather community input for a study of law enforcement shared services. The study, undertaken by the Rochester-based Center for Governmental Research...

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