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Resolution Adopting a Local Law to Override 2025 Tax Levy Limit Failed A resolution to adopt a local law that would allow Tompkins County to override the tax levy limit for 2025 failed by a vote of 8-4 (Legislators Lee Shurtleff (R-Groton), Travis Brooks (D-Ithaca), Randy Brown (R-Newfield), and…
The Tompkins County Finance Department invites interested bidders to attend the Real Property Tax Foreclosure Auction to be held on Monday, June 24 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 of…
The community is invited to a free Juneteenth celebration on Wednesday, June 19 from 11am-3pm hosted by Tompkins County, the City of Ithaca, Southside Community Center, Business Leaders of Colors, and the Community Foundation. The event will take place from 11am-3pm on Wednesday, June 19 at…
The Community Justice Center, Southside Community Center’s Black Girl Alchemy Program, and local artists Annemarie Zwack and Terrance Vann are inviting the community to the unveiling of a brand-new mural on the Commons in Downtown Ithaca on Sunday, June 9 at 1:30pm. The mural is part of the…
The Community Justice Center (CJC), a collaborative between the City of Ithaca and Tompkins County to implement joint Reimagining Public Safety plans, is announcing the opening of three new “Community Resource Hubs” in Slaterville, Lansing, and the City of Ithaca West Hill Neighborhood. Existing…
The Tompkins County Board of Elections is inviting Tompkins County residents of all ages to vote for their favorite “I Voted” and “Future Voter” stickers in the leadup to the 2024 General Election. Online voting for the stickers via https://tcgov.co/2024sticker is open through Friday, July 5.…
The Community Justice Center, a joint initiative of Tompkins County and the City of Ithaca tasked with the implementation of collaborative Reimagining Public Safety plans, invites the Tompkins County community to a public Community Healing event from 5-7pm on Thursday June 13 at the Audrey Cooper…
Grant Applications, Acceptance, and Award Management Policy Passes Following Debate on Equity Language A resolution to update the Tompkins County Administrative Policy Manual regarding grant applications, acceptance, and award management passed 12-2 (Legislators Lee Shurtleff (R-Groton) and Mike…
The Ithaca-Tompkins County Transportation Council (ITCTC) is updating its Long-Range Transportation Plan for Tompkins County. The plan covers the 20-year period through 2045. The purpose and primary objective of the transportation plan is to develop a common vision for the future of transportation…
Ithaca Downtown Conference Center Update The Legislature received a presentation from Suzanne Smith-Jablonski, Executive Director of the Downtown Ithaca Local Development Corporation, with an update on the Ithaca Downtown Conference Center. The Downtown Conference Center will prioritize hosting…