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Link to PDF of Annual Report Message from Director Daniel Cornell:  Thank you for your interest in the Tompkins County Department of Probation and Community Justice Annual Report for 2020. As a Department we entered 2020 with the January 30th retirement of Probation Director Patricia Buechel,…
The Tompkins County Legislature is seeking community input on the use of $19.8 million in one-time funding made available through the American Recovery Plan Act (ARP). Input is being sought through a survey asking Tompkins County residents to rank their top three priorities for the funds;…
Tompkins County and the City of Ithaca Governments will host a week of programming celebrating Juneteenth and Black liberation. Members of the public are invited to participate in several virtual events. County and City employees are encouraged to participate in each event and will gather for an…
Tompkins County continues to see a decrease in the number of active COVID-19 cases, and reports over 65% of the population having received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Tompkins County is continuing to place the health and safety of staff and community at the forefront of decisions and…
Environmentally Focused Advocacy Resolutions Passed   A resolution calling for a moratorium on the operation of cryptocurrency mining centers until the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation can review environmental impacts passed unanimously (14-0). Cryptocurrency mining takes a large…
Tompkins County is encouraging interested members of the public to submit an application to join the newly merged STOP-DWI and Traffic Safety Board. The 15-member board is an advisory group to the Tompkins County Legislature and constitutes two recently merged groups. Following the recent merger,…
Election Day polls are open from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM on June 22, 2021. Early Voting will take place at the Board of Elections, 128 E Buffalo St, Ithaca NY, dates and times can be found here. New York State’s Primary Elections are closed primaries. That means that only voters enrolled (by February…
Legislature Votes to Establish Community Justice Center to Marshal Reimagining Public Safety Plans, Passes Resolutions Calling for Civil Service Reforms Legislator Rich John (D-Ithaca) introduced the resolution sharing that this is the first big step following the Reimagining Public Safety plan’…
May 2021- Lisa Monroe, Director of the Tompkins County Office for the Aging In tough times, communities find strength in people—and people find strength in their communities. In the past year, we’ve seen this time and again in Tompkins County as friends, neighbors, and businesses have found new…
Legislature Names Lisa Holmes Interim County Administrator Following the recently announced impending departure of County Administrator Jason Molino, the Tompkins County Legislature unanimously (13-0, Legislator Granison was excused) approved Lisa Holmes as interim Administrator. Lisa is…