Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. announced today that new resources have been made available by state government, which has been working in partnership with local governments to address the damage caused this summer by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.
End Date of the Consent Order Extended to December 31, 2021
Oneida County will have until December 31, 2021 to eliminate the sanitary sewer overflow (SSO) from its Sauquoit Creek Pump Station under an enforcement order announced by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today.
“Program Aids Employment in Construction Field’
Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. today announced that the tuition for EPA mandated training and certification for two veterans seeking employment in the construction field upon returning from service in Afghanistan or Iraq will be absorbed by the County’s Lead Primary Prevention Program (LPP).
The 2011-2012 Home Energy Assistance Program, HEAP, will open November 16, 2011 for regular benefits and January 3, 2012 for emergency benefits. The heating equipment repair and replacement component of HEAP began October 3, 2011. The scheduled closing date for all three components of the program is March 16, 2012.
HEAP assists eligible low-income households with heating costs, emergency heat related utility costs and applicant owned heating equipment repair or replacement.
Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr., is seeking assistance in resolving flooding problems that have impacted communities located along the Sauquoit Creek. Picente has sent a letter to U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, U.S. Senator Kristen Gillibrand, and Congressman Richard Hanna calling for them to work with federal officials and agencies to secure funding that will aid in developing a long-range plan that will address flooding issues once and for all.
Oneida County Executive, Anthony J. Picente, Jr, is pleased to announce that several Aging Public Forums will be held throughout the community by the Oneida County Office for the Aging/Continuing Care and the Oneida County Office for the Aging/Continuing Care Long Term Council to address the needs of seniors in the county. Michael J. Romano, Director of the Office for the Aging and Continuing Care, invites all who are interested to attend one of the following forums.
(Town of Annsville,NY) Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente, Jr. announced today that Fish Creek Cabin Resort, LLC has received an Oneida County Microenterprise Grant in the amount of $34,200 to assist its startup operations.
Contact Person: Donna DeRosa Nurse Coordinator Oneida County Office for the Aging/ Continuing Care
ONEIDA COUNTY HEALTHY LIVING NY Program Workshop begins in Boonville on Thursday, October 27, 2011
Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. emphasized the need to maintain the County’s aggressive approach to dealing with the childhood lead poisoning year round, as he issued a proclamation commemorating National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, October 23rd-29th.
What: Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente, Jr. will be issuing a proclamation to recognize Lead Poisoning Prevention Week
Where: Oneida County Executive’s Office, Conference Room
800 Park Ave.
When: Monday October 24, 2011 @ 10:30 a.m.