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2018 News Archives

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Tompkins County seeks candidates for the position of Employee Health and Safety Coordinator. Details HERE . Apply by February 9.

REPOSTED.  Tompkins County seeks applicants for this important Human Resources position. Apply by Feb. 3, Updated details HERE.

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.

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 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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2018 News Archives

The New York State Commission of Correction has affirmed its denial of Tompkins County’s request to extend its long-standing 18-bed variance at the Tompkins County Jail. The decision, signed by COC Chairman Thomas Beilein, came following the Commission’s January 17th...

The Tompkins County Public Library announces the continuation in 2018 of “Encountering History,” a monthly program with Tompkins County Historian Carol Kammen. The group meets the second Thursday of every month in TCPL’s Tompkins Trust Company Study Room at 12:00 PM. The...

On Saturday, February 24, 2018 there will be a FREE buprenorphine waiver training for Clinical Prescribers. This training is reserved only for those who can prescribe medications. The in-person portion of the training will be offered at Tompkins County Mental Health from...

Legislature Chair Martha Robertson characterized the Legislature’s year ahead as one of transition, preservation, and progress, as she delivered her annual message before the Tompkins County Legislature.  The priority of “transition” is inevitable, she said—with five new...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, urged the State Legislature to amend Section 224 of New York State County Law to permit counties to appropriate funds towards the development, maintenance, or management of affordable housing. Initial research by the Department of...

The Legislature, by unanimous votes, approved three Strategic Tourism Implementation funding actions, as recommended by the County’s Strategic Tourism Implementation Board. Among them, the Legislature approved a $100,000 award to the Tompkins Center for History and...

The Legislature, without dissent, authorized the County Administrator to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the City of Ithaca regarding the Tompkins Consolidated Area Tranist (TCAT) facility. At the time that the County entered into a Regional Transit...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, accepted a three-year, $250,000 Clean Energy Communities grant from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), and approved a related adjustment to the 2018 budget. The funds were awarded for two purposes:...

by Martha Robertson, Chair, Tompkins County Legislature

On behalf of Tompkins County government, I want to express in the strongest possible terms our outrage at President Donald Trump’s racist statements yesterday toward the Haitian people and all of...

The Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management will be closed on Monday, January 15th, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

The Recycling and Solid Waste Center will be open its regular hours, 7:00am to 3:30pm, and there will be...

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