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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…
"The Tompkins County Human Rights Commission supports the work of the Tompkins Rural Racial Justice Network and their brochure on anti-racism. Contact for the Network and the brochure: Anne Rhodes, rhodes.freeville@gmail.com." Link to brochure:https://www2.tompkinscountyny.gov/files2/2021-10/…
The Tompkins County Legislature has approved the use of up to $7 million of the county government’s unassigned fund balance to fund a Community Recovery Fund Program. The program would provide grants in support of community recovery following the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. More…
Department of Planning & Sustainability Presents 2022 Recommended Budget Department Director Katie Borgella presented her department’s $1.5 million recommended 2022 budget. Borgella indicated that there are 11 staff members who work on myriad programs and over-target requests each year. The…
The Tompkins County Legislature is inviting the community to participate in a forum on the 2022 recommended county budget. The forum will begin at 7pm on Thursday, October 7 and will include a brief overview on the recommended budget and an opportunity for Tompkins County residents to provide input…