How Do I?                 Tompkins A-Z     

2021 News Archives

Resolution To Reimburse Local Share of BridgeNY Grant up to 20% Passes A resolution committing Tompkins County to reimburse up to 20% of the funds of local share for municipal bridge infrastructure projects under the State’s BridgeNY Grant Program was discussed and passed. Moved by Legislator…
Tompkins County has announced that The Legacy by ARDM Enterprises has been awarded the contract to operate the café, bar, and gift shop at the Ithaca / Tompkins International Airport. The Legacy by ARDM is a Black owned company local to the Ithaca area and will operate “The Legacy,” encompassing…
Tompkins County has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a “Recovery Grant Consultant” who will be responsible for providing services for equitable planning, oversight, and administration of the impending “Tompkins County Recovery Grant Program.” Tompkins County previously announced its…
Legislature Passes 2022 Tentative Tompkins County Budget Legislature Chairwoman Leslyn McBean-Clairborne (D-Ithaca) offered an amendment to the recommended 2022 County budget that would appropriate just over $605,000 from unassigned fund balance to achieve a 0% tax levy increase resulting in a…
Tompkins County Legislature Begins Voting on Recommended 2022 Budget, Approves All Member-Filed Amendments During two meetings of the expanded budget committee of the whole Legislature, Legislators considered and voted on several member filed amendments to the Interim County Administrator’s…
The Tompkins County Youth Services Department is inviting young people between the ages of 13-21 to apply for the New York State Governor’s Youth Council. The Council involves training in civics, government budgets, and other topics pertinent to youth development and makes recommendations to the…
Resolution Supporting Broadband Internet Access Physical Study Passes A resolution supporting a physical study of addresses in Tompkins County that lack broadband internet access passed 11-3 with Legislators Lane (D-Dryden), Champion (D-Ithaca), and Klein (D-Danby) in opposition. This physical…
Tompkins County Departments Present Recommended 2022 Budgets Tompkins County Assessment Director of the Department Jay Franklin and Assistant Director Irene Kehoe presented the department’s recommended $1.3 million budget, which includes 13.7 full time equivalent employees. An over-target…
Human Services Departments and Agencies Present 2022 Recommended Budget Human Services Coalition Presents Recommended 2022 Coalition and Agencies Budgets Director of Community Services John Mazzello and Executive Director Kathy Schlather presented the $1.4 million recommended budget, which…
Tompkins County has convened the 2022 Shared Services Panel to encourage municipalities to coordinate further to provide savings to community members. This is the fifth year of this New York State mandated practice. The panel includes the mayor of each city or village and the supervisor of each…