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2023 News Archives

Structural and building condition photos available for media use (link) (Ithaca, N.Y., February 3, 2023) -- Tompkins County is informing interested parties that no decision is anticipated on the future of the property at 408 N. Tioga Street at either the February 7 meeting of the full Legislature…
Forecasters are predicting an arctic blast of cold air will impact our region late tonight through Saturday. Dangerously cold temperatures and wind chills are expected during this time, especially Friday night into Saturday. The cold air will be short-lived, however, with a return to above normal…
The Tompkins County Finance Department has received notification from Moody’s Investors Services that the organization has retained its Aa1 credit rating. This rating affirms the County’s standing as an outstanding issuer of bonds and reflects the organization's financial health. The rating also…
Tompkins County is hiring a Homeless Service Coordinator to help advance the County’s efforts toward ending unsheltered homelessness in the community. The County is seeking applicants who are interested in this work, have a commitment to serving community members in need, and are collaborative…
Tompkins County is sharing the following information from the New York State Department of Public Service regarding public forums on the topic of alleged delayed or erroneous billing, delayed or inaccurate meter reading, and customer service problems affecting customers of New York State Electric…
Photos available for media use (link) Tompkins County is considering the future use of the County-owned property located on the 400 block of N. Tioga Street in the City of Ithaca. This property was purchased by the County in 2019 for the intended purpose of constructing a building and parking to…
On Wednesday the Tompkins County Recycling and Solid Waste Center received four total loads of acceptable solid waste as part of the City of Ithaca’s cleanup of encampment sites near Brindley Street. Tompkins County expects additional similar loads this week. Recycling and Materials Management…
Chairwoman Shawna Black Delivers State of the County Address Full text included below: I am honored to report that the State of Tompkins County is strong. This fact is exemplified by the upcoming County Administrator’s report on departmental achievements that you will hear in a few minutes…
During the regular meeting of the Tompkins County Legislature on Tuesday, January 17, County Administrator Lisa Holmes presented the organization’s achievements in 2022 by department. The Tompkins County organization is made up of nearly 30 departments with responsibilities and programming in the…
Tompkins County welcomes transformative policy changes and financial investments to address our most pressing challenges -- Governor Hochul’s 2023 State of the State address outlined a vision for a safer and more affordable New York that would have many positive impacts on our community. Tompkins…