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Tompkins County Public Safety Departments Present Recommended 2022 Budgets Tompkins County District Attorney District Attorney Matt Van Houten presented his department’s $2.1 million recommended budget. Van Houten thanked his dedicated team of 15 employees, which includes 9 staff attorneys.…
Resolution Passed Instituting Fund Balance Policy A resolution moved by Legislator Deborah Dawson (D-Lansing) and seconded by Legislator Shawna Black (D-Ithaca) setting the policy for the Tompkins County unassigned fund balance passed 12-2, with Legislators Mike Lane (D-Dryden) and Leslyn McBean…
Tompkins County Historian Presents Budget & Priorities The Tompkins County Historian, who is appointed by the County Legislature presented on their 2021 activities and 2022 recommended budget. Historian Carol Kammen shared that she is “Hoping to show that people here have come together to…
ITHACA, NY — The Tompkins County Tourism Program is accepting pre-applications for the 2022 Arts and Culture Organizational Development (ACOD) grant starting on September 17. ACOD grants are intended to support organizations that enhance Tompkins County’s brand as an artistic and cultural…
A recording of the meeting can be accessed here: https://youtu.be/LkoB12EVnFw 2022 Recommended Tompkins County Budget Presented Interim Tompkins County Administrator Lisa Holmes presented her recommended 2022 Tompkins County budget, totaling $194 million. The budget is recommended with a…
Tompkins County, N.Y. is in search of its next County Administrator. The Administrator reports to the Tompkins County Legislature, acts as the Chief Executive Officer, and is responsible for the creation and execution of the County’s budget and overseeing County government operations. The…
The Reimagining Public Safety Collaborative invites the community to share their input on plans to transform public safety in the City of Ithaca and Tompkins County through the newly launched www.publicsafetyreimagined.org website. The launch of the community engagement website follows several…
Legislature Hears COVID-19 Response Update Following Recent Record Case Increase A detailed report on the Tompkins County COVID-19 pandemic response was given to the Legislature by Public Health Director Frank Kruppa and Emergency Operations Center Chief Amie Hendrix. The theme of this…
Tompkins County has issued a request for proposals (RFP) seeking a new vendor to operate the café, bar, and giftshop at the Ithaca Tompkins International Airport. Local businesses in the food service industry are encouraged to respond and join County staff for a mandatory site visit and tour is…
The Tompkins Food Future team invites the public to attend a free community event where results of the Tompkins County Food System Baseline Assessment will be shared. The event will be held on Wednesday September 29th at 5:00pm at the Ithaca Farmers Market, 545 Third Street, in Ithaca…