In recognition of National Public Health Week (NPHW), April 6th – 11th, Oneida County Health Department invites the public to Chat Live with Health Department staff on April 9th from 1:00 – 3:00 pm to get their questions answered on Flu & Immunization, Car Seat Safety, Rabies and Tics/Lyme Disease.
Oneida County Sewer District to Host Earth Day Celebration April 18 at Jay-K Lumber in New Hartford
Oneida County Sewer District representatives invite homeowners and businesses to learn how they can help reduce sanitary sewer overflows into the Mohawk River at the Operation Ripple Effect Earth Day Celebration starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 18, at Jay-K Lumber in New Hartford.
National Weather Service officials have recognized Oneida County N. Y. as a StormReady® County.
The StormReady program helps community leaders and residents better prepare for hazardous weather and flooding. StormReady counties have made a strong commitment to implement the infrastructure and systems needed to save lives and protect property when severe weather strikes.
New Building Is a Multipurpose Terminal and Customs Inspection Building
Today Oneida County Executive was joined by Chairman of the Board of Legislators Gerald Fiorini and surrounded by elected officials, tenants of Griffiss International Airport and the Business and Technology Park as well as representatives of C&S engineering and other contractors as they cut the ribbon on the brand new Gateway Terminal Building at the Griffiss International Airport.
Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. today announced that in 2014, 951 Oneida County youth gave back an amazing 1,995 volunteer hours to the community through the Oneida County Children Care Initiative, an Oneida County Youth Bureau initiative that began in 2009.
Focus Of The Region Should Be On Winning Competition
County Executive Anthony J. Picente released the following statement on the proposed Upstate Revitalization Fund:
Paying Off Amortization Bill Early Saves Taxpayers Half A Million Dollars
County Executive Anthony J. Picente announced today that Oneida County paid off $5,614,826 in amortized state retirement payments from 2014, 9 years ahead of schedule. The amortization of retirement bills has been an approach used since 2011. By paying the $5,614,826 in one year instead of the ten years allowed by law the County saves taxpayers $953,437 in interest payments.
“I am a strong believer in collaborative approaches to economic development – because the success of a business owner in one part of Oneida can easily translate to jobs or economic activity in another part of the State. That’s why I am very excited about Governor Cuomo’s proposal to create a new $1.5 billion economic development competition just for Upstate regions like Oneida County. It’s a great way to boost local businesses and make our communities more competitive in the private sector.
“I thank Governor Andrew Cuomo for this responsibility and look forward to being a member of the Board of Trustees and serving in the governance and oversight of the Authority. The New York Power Authority is America's largest state power organization working with businesses, non-profits and municipalities while supporting thousands of jobs and reducing public sector costs and does this without any tax revenue or state credit. I look forward to assisting business in keeping their power costs down so they can expand and be competitive.” This appointment is a unpaid, uncompensated five yea