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* Effective immediately - all visitors are required to wear a face mask regardless of vaccination status.

Meetings of the Legislature continue to be in-person; however, staff and the public are strongly encouraged to attend remotely or to view a meeting using Zoom or the County’s YouTube live streaming service.

Maximum capacity of Legislature Chambers will be restricted to 50 persons. *


legislature building
Entrance is at the back of the
building facing Dewitt Park.
Chambers are located on 2nd Floor
with access by stairs or elevator


Tompkins County's Meeting Portal

Legislature and Committee Agendas, Minutes, Resolutions, and Schedules. The public may also Register to create a user account and sign up to receive agendas.

Public Comment

The Legislature wants to hear from the public and urges members of the public to comment in one of the following ways:

  • In-Person: Privilege of the Floor/Public Comment - Members of the public are welcome to attend meetings in-person to provide public comment.  Face masks are required, regardless of vaccination status.  Upon arrival, complete a blue sign-up form located on the table in the back of the room and submit to Clerk of the Legislature. 
  • Remotely (via Zoom): Privilege of the Floor/Public Comment - If members of the public are interested in speaking at a meeting via Zoom, please  Email Us at least 24-hours in advance of the meeting.  A Zoom link will be provided upon request. 
  • Written Comments:  If members of the public are interested in submitting their comments in writing to be shared with Legislators, please   Email Us .

Meetings of the Legislature can be viewed on Tompkins County's YouTube Channel.

Public Meeting Calendar:

View meetings scheduled in the Old Jail Conference Room or Legislature Chambers.


Contact Information for all Legislators


Legislative Resources: 



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