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2015 News Archives

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TOMPKINS TODAY

Valuable information for minority and women business owners.

Tompkins County seeks qualified candidates to serve as Chief Executive Officer and Administrative Head of county government, to succeed retiring Administrator Joe Mareane next year.

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.

The Water Resources Council and Environmental Management Council seek new members. Further details HERE.

The Health Department is providing flu vaccinations for adults at its building, 55 Brown Road, across from the Airport.  Call 274-6616 to schedule your appointment.  More information

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2015 News Archives

The Government Operations Committee of the Tompkins County Legislature today took a procedural step toward potential disposition of the remaining 26 acres of the former Health Department (Biggs) property on Harris B. Dates Drive. Planning Commissioner Ed Marx has...

Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, the Environmental Protection Agency estimates that Americans toss out 25% more waste than normal. In Tompkins County, you can recycle more this holiday season by following these helpful tips:

• Most municipalities have...

Tourism is a powerful economic tool in Ithaca and Tompkins County. Often, the impact that conferences and meetings have on the local economy is overlooked. So are the individuals who invest their own time in coordinating those efforts. The Tompkins Tourism Partner Award...

The Tompkins County Legislature has voted to authorize continued shared leadership of the Health and Mental Health Departments, by County Public Health Director Frank Kruppa, extending the interim arrangement that has been in place for the past eight months.

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The Legislature by a 12-2 vote (Legislators Leslyn McBean-Clairborne and Dooley Kiefer dissenting) approved the issuance of up to $2 million in tax-exempt revenue bonds for the William George Agency for Children’s Services, in the Village of Freeville. The bonds, issued...

More than 50 people crowded Legislature Chambers and nearly half of them spoke, speaking out in the wake of the Paris Climate Conference to urge the County to keep up and step up local efforts to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions. In comments that lasted more than...

The Legislature, by a vote of 13-1 (Legislator Carol Chock dissenting) scheduled a public hearing for January 19, 2016, 5:30 p.m. regarding a proposed Local Law that would amend the definition of “Hotel” in the Tompkins County Hotel Room Occupancy Law section of the...

A Message from Maureen Reynolds, Tompkins County Clerk:

The Tompkins County Clerk’s Officeis located in the Tompkins County Courthouse at 320 N. Tioga St. and the Department of Motor Vehiclesis conveniently located at 301...

A Community Summit on Youth in Ithaca December 10 will address three critical questions concerning local youth:
1) How well are the young people in the Ithaca City School District and throughout Tompkins County doing?
2) How will we know if our youth are...

Tompkins County STOP-DWI is pleased to announce that the annual STOP-DWI Awards Luncheon was held on Friday, December 4, 2015 at the Ramada Inn located at 2310 N. Triphammer Road, Ithaca, New York. Local law enforcement officers and agencies received recognition for...

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