Operation Ripple Effect Earth Day Celebration

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.

Oneida County N.Y. becomes a National Weather Service StormReady® County

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.

Picente: New Gateway Terminal Building At Griffiss International Airport Has Opened

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.

Picente: County Pays Off Amortized Retirement Payment Early

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.

Picente Statement On Governor Cuomo’s $1.5 Billion Dollar Upstate Revitalization Fund

“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.

Picente Statement On Appointment To The Board Of Trustees of the Power Authority

“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

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