Sewer Project Steering Committee Compiles Cost Estimates; Funding Mechanism Recommendations to be Presented

The citizen-based Steering Committee of the Oneida County Sewer District Sanitary Sewer Overflow Abatement Project has reached a significant milestone in the 15-community initiative, Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. announced today.

Picente: Oneida County Residents Will Be Able To Apply for Food Stamps Online

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. today announced that beginning October 1st, Oneida County will be working in partnership with the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance to accept Public Online Food Stamp Applications under a new pilot program begun by the state. E-applications will be available on line beginning October 1st at www.mybenefits.ny.gov, or by following the links from the Social Services Department page on Oneida County’s web site, www.ocgov.net.  

Picente: Money Management Class to be Held at Gillmore Village

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr., today announced that the Gillmore Village Technology Center, a collaborative project between the Oneida County Office of Workforce Development and the Utica Municipal Housing Authority, will host a seminar on money management on Thursday, October 8th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The financial management seminar will be presented by Oneida County Cooperative Extension.

Picente Reaches Out To Retirement Eligible Employees

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr., is contacting employees that are eligible for retirement. 

In a letter to those employees, Picente explains the retirement proposal and offers the assistance of the New York State Retirement System and the County Department of Personnel.

A copy of this letter is available in PDF format on the County Website.

Picente's Letter to Retirement Eligible Employees 

Picente Announces Increased Patrols To Deter Drunk Driving

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr., today announced that Oneida County and its law enforcement partners will be working to protect the travelling public through the Labor Day weekend through increased DWI road checks and saturation patrols. Picente noted that Oneida County’s efforts are part of statewide efforts to target unsafe driving over the Labor Day holiday and late summer peak driving season. 

Picente: Youth Bureau Grant Applications for 2010 Deadline Extended

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. today announced that the Oneida County Youth Bureau is extending the deadline in accepting proposals from interested non-profit organizations that would like the opportunity to provide youth-oriented programs that offer delinquency prevention or recreation as well as those that target runaway and homeless youth. The new deadline will be close of business Friday, September 25th.

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