Picente To Increase Snow Plow Reimbursement $200 Per Mile

Increase Payment Is Due To Prolonged Harsh Winter Conditions

County Executive Picente announced today, and increase of $200 per mile in additional payment for this past winter to municipalities that have snow plow contracts with the county.

County Executive Picente said “we have built a strong financial base in our County and with it have accumulated an operating surplus for the past four years. These responsible approaches to our finances have allowed us the flexibility to react to unforeseen circumstances as they arise.”

Picente and Timpano: Oneida County Finishes 2014 With Surplus

Strong Management and Sound Fiscal Discipline lead to 5.1 Million dollar Surplus

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. and Oneida County Comptroller Joseph J. Timpano today announced that final reporting of Oneida County’s fiscal position at the end of 2014 show that the county has achieved an unaudited operating surplus of $5.1 Million.

Picente Presents Body Armor To Local Police Agencies

First Disbursements of Partners In Prosperity Public Safety Funding From Historic Oneida Nation Settlement

Today, County Executive Picente presented Body Armor to local Police Agencies. The Body Armor was purchased with Partners In Prosperity Public Safety Funding that was allocated in the 2015 budget through funds received from the historic Oneida Indian Nation Settlement. This is the first disbursement of these funds.

Picente Announces New Critical Care Air Medical Transportation

Mercy Flight Central Will Be Located At Griffiss International Airport

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced the arrival of a new, air medical base operation by Mercy Flight Central at Griffiss International Airport which will begin this June.  The agreement calls for a temporary base of operation from June through Labor Day.  Mercy Flight Central will station one of its aircraft from 9:00am to 9:00pm, 7 days a week.

Picente Announces 2015 Teen Safety Education Week

Events Include the Safety and Education Programs and 4th Annual Baseball Classic

County Executive Picente along with Oneida County Youth Bureau and Oneida County Stop DWI, participating school
districts, partners and sponsors announced Teen Safety and Education Week. Teen Safety and Education Week is the week of April 27th.

“Teen Safety is a top priority for myself and Oneida County Government. The Teen Traffic Safety Education Program,