Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr., along with Oneida County Tourism President Kelly Blazosky today announced that Oneida County’s vital hospitality sector had a strong showing in 2011.
Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr., yesterday urged the New York State Legislative Task Force on demographic research and reapportionment to keep Oneida County whole in the upcoming redistricting process at the state and federal levels.
Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente Jr. announced today that a public hearing for the proposed local law Introductory A, which calls for reducing the size of the Board of Legislators by 6 members, will be held on February 24th. The hearing will be held at 10 a.m. on the 10th floor of the Oneida County Office building in room 1040. The Oneida County office building is located at 800 Park Ave. in Utica. The resolution was passed by the Board of Legislators at their February 8th meeting.
The Oneida County Department of Water Quality and Water Pollution Control is accepting bids for sanitary sewer manhole rehabilitation. The construction work will occur across the municipalities that are served by the Sauquoit Creek Pumping Station. The project is estimated to cost $1.8 million.
Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr., today announced that he has issued a proclamation honoring Charles “Jeff” Scherz of Boonville, who was inducted into the New York State Senate Veteran’s Hall of Fame in 2010 and who passed away January 20th.
Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr., announced today that the flags at all Oneida County buildings will be lowered to half-staff through Friday in honor of Judge John Murad. Judge Murad served our community as a Judge for over 35 years as a Utica City Court Judge, an Oneida County Court Judge, and as a state Supreme Court Justice in the Fifth District. In addition, he also was a high ranking member of the Democratic Party and served SUNY IT on an advisory board.
Noting that Oneida County’s 911 Center today began fielding all 911 calls made from the City of Utica, Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr., today called the transition a landmark step in governmental collaboration.
Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. today announced that Oneida County is taking an important step to determine the future of commercial air service from Griffiss International Airport in Rome by hiring an expert consultant to assess the feasibility of launching regularly scheduled, passenger air carrier service at the Airport.
“Joint Initiative Partners MVCC, LPP and Workforce Development”
Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. today announced a free training program designed to provide as many as ten persons with construction experience who are currently unemployed the necessary skills to work on pre-1978 built houses that may have lead-based paints.
Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. will be taking the Oath of Office for his second full four year term. The event will take place on Friday, December 30th at 10 a.m., and will be held in the Legislative Chambers of the Oneida County Office Building on the 10th floor. Congressman Richard Hanna will be the master of ceremonies for the event. The Honorable John S. Balzano Chief Judge of Utica City Court will administer the Oath of Office. The public is invited to attend.