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2023 News Archives

Resolution to Issue Request for Proposals for Broadband Services Passes Tompkins County recently completed a study that identified 1,200 local locations that are unserved by broadband internet access, around 3.9% of the nearly 31,000 total locations in the County. The Legislature, upon…
Following a contest including submissions from middle and high school age students in Tompkins County, the Tompkins County Board of Elections is inviting County residents to vote for their favorite “I Voted” sticker design. The final eight design submissions are listed online at: https://tcgov.co/…
The Tompkins County Finance Department invites interested bidders to attend the Real Property Tax Foreclosure Auction to be held on Thursday, June 29 at the Tompkins County Whole Health building’s Rice Room at 55 Brown Road, Ithaca. Bidders may begin registering at 6pm.  At 7pm, following a review…
Human Services Coalition Presents on County Agency Funding Process Director Cindy Wilcox and Deputy Director John Mazzello of the Human Services Coalition presented on the funding review process used by the Coalition to review not-for-profit agency grant requests and distribute County funds…
Tompkins County and the City of Ithaca in coordination with Southside Community Center, Business Leaders of Colors, and the Community Foundation of Tompkins County are announcing free and open to the public Juneteenth festivities on Friday, June 16 at Southside Community Center, 305 South Plain…
(Ithaca, N.Y. June 2, 2023) -- Tompkins County Attorney William Troy has announced the following: “In light of the U.S. Supreme Court decision issued on May 25, 2023, and the fact that the State Legislature may place a limit on when foreclosures can resume, the Tompkins County Property Tax Auction…
The Tompkins County Legislature met in a second retreat session to consider budget preparation information from County Administrator Lisa Holmes. Ultimately, following a straw poll a majority of Legislators agreed to ask County Administration to begin drafting a 2024 budget with a 2% tax levy…
The Tompkins County Opioid Task Force is announcing $700,000 in available grant funding for community not-for-profit organizations seeking to further address the opioid crisis. The Task Force is seeking applicants who will serve Tompkins County residents by strengthening the local overdose…
The Tompkins County Finance Department invites interested bidders to attend an information session on Tuesday May 30 at 7pm. The auction will be held on Monday June 5 at 7pm. Both events will be held at the Tompkins County Whole Health building’s Rice Room at 55 Brown Road, Ithaca. These…
Tompkins County’s website (www.tompkinscountyny.gov) now has content translated accurately into eight languages commonly used as a primary language other than English by individuals and families in the community. At this time content is still being posted on the website in each language –…