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Tompkins County to vote on strategic plan next week

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County legislators will vote on the first Tompkins County Strategic Operations Plan at their June 18 meeting. The plan focuses on health and safety, climate change, economic opportunity, and quality of life.


Legislature Chair Dan Klein highlighted the plan’s goals, which include improving access to county services, funding critical safety initiatives, and supporting mental health services. The plan also emphasizes affordable housing and local economic development.

Legislator Deborah Dawson added language ensuring the plan’s strategies are implemented as long as funding allows. Legislator Amanda Champion stressed the importance of having clear goals to guide budget decisions and county priorities.