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.
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.
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.
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,
April is Child Abuse Awareness Month in Oneida County.
County Executive Picente along with Oneida County Department of Social Services and community partners announced Child Abuse Awareness Month for the Month of April.
National Telecommunicator Week celebrated April 12-18
ORISKANY – April 12-18 is designated as National Telecommunicators Week. As such, the Oneida County 911 Center will host an open house on Saturday, April 18 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente announced that the Oneida County Industrial Development Agency (OCIDA) in furtherance of the Oneida County Vision 2020 – “Path Toward Prosperity Initiative,” has created a Uniform Tax Exemption and Agency Benefits Policy to encourage development of specific types of market rate rental housing.
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.