Picente: Oneida County Launches Air Service Development Study

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.

Oneida County Executive Picente to Take Oath of Office

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.

Picente: Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Hudak

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 Legislator Patricia Hudak. Patricia, or Patty as she was known by many, served for over 11 years on the Oneida County Board of Legislators. While serving on the Board, she was elected by her colleagues to the position of Minority Leader and served on a number of committees, including Ways and Means where she served from 2006 and was Vice-Chair. Patty also served as past Chair of the Rome Democratic Committee.

Picente Announces Additional Funds Available For Housing, Business and Infrastructure Damage Caused by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee

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.