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Legislature Authorizes Acceptance of State Shared-Services Grant

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Legislature Authorizes Acceptance of State Shared-Services Grant

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

The Legislature, without dissent (Legislator Jim Dennis was excused), authorized acceptance of a more than $600,000 shared-services grant awarded to the Tompkins County Clerk’s Office from the New York State Department of State Municipal Restructuring Fund.

The grant funds will fund further extension of the Office’s municipal records digitization and storage program, partnering with Cortland Count and the Cortland County Towns of Harford and Virgil to further expand use of the Tompkins County Electronic Document Management System. The funds will support additional Laserfiche software licensing to accommodate the additional users, scanning of the additional records (using Challenge Industries as the vendors, and upgrade and expansion of the County’s data storage capacity, protections, and fiber connection between Tompkins and Cortland data centers.