Oneida County Planning Environment & Water

Sauquoit Creek Basin Intermunicipal Commission

The Sauquoit Creek Basin Intermunicipal Commission (SCBIC) is made up of a group of municipalities, agencies and organizations who are signatories to a Sauquoit Creek Intermunicipal Agreement. The main purpose of the SCBIC is to provide a structure to address issues related to watershed management, flooding, and stormwater on a regional basis.

Powers and Duties

The powers and duties of the Sauquoit Creek Basin Intermunicipal Commission include, but are not limited to:

  • Participation on the SCBIC from all municipalities and key stakeholders within the basin and refining the long-term structure and roles of the SCBIC as needed;
  • Identify watershed, flooding, and stormwater management needs and projects within the Sauquoit Creek Basin;
  • Evaluate projects on a watershed basis to determine potential effects or impacts of one project on another project.
  • Share costs, services, and equipment or other resources among municipalities and stakeholders to accomplish chosen projects.
  • Complete the construction, operation, maintenance and management of approved Commission projects and activities.

Sauquoit Creek Sediment and Debris Management Plan- August 2021

Commission Information

Representatives and Participating Agencies

Agencies or Muni. Name Address Email Phone

Town of Whitestown

David Glenn, Chairperson of the SCBIC

8539 Clark Mills Road
Whitesboro, NY 13492

(315) 534-5048

Town of New Hartford

Richard Sherman, Highway Superintendent

111 New Hartford St
New Hartford, NY 13414

(315) 724-4300

Town of Paris

Jim Canaguier, Highway Superintendent

9550 Pinnacle Road
Sauquoit, NY  13456

(315) 737-7262

Village of New Hartford

Tom Hughes, DPW Superintendent

2 Mill Street
New Hartford, NY 13413


Village of Whitesboro

Kyle Tritten, DPW Superintendent

10 Moseley St
Whitesboro, NY 13492


Village of Yorkville

Joseph Morosco, Fire Chief

168 Campbell Ave
Yorkville, NY 13495


Village of New York Mills

Kenneth Jarosz, DPW Superintendent

1 Maple Street
New York Mills, NY 13417

(315) 736-9212

City of Utica

Michael Mahoney/ Stephanie Wurz

1 Kennedy Plaza
Utica, NY 13502

(315) 792-0152

Oneida County Department of Water Quality and Water Pollution Control

Karl Schrantz, Commissioner

PO Box 442
Utica, NY 13503

(315) 798-5656

Oneida County Emergency Services

Dan Appler, Deputy Director

120 Base Road
Oriskany, New York 13424

(315) 765-2526

Oneida County Department of Public Works

Dave Babowicz, Assistant Engineer

6000 Airport Road
Oriskany, NY 13424

(315) 793-6218

Sauquoit Creek Channel and Flood Plain Restoration Project, Commercial Drive, Whitestown.

Sauquoit Creek Channel

Oneida County Partners