Picente Announced New Program To Mitigate Future Flood Damage

Picente Asks Board of Legislators for $500,000 For Program

Oneida County Executive has announced a new County Program aimed at building Oneida County back better after the flood of 2013. Picente has asked the Oneida County Board of Legislators to commit $500,000 to address the public works projects within the municipalities that were severely impacted by the storm water runoff or flooding from their waterways or bodies of water.

Oneida County Disaster Relief Information

"There are numerous agencies that are working together to help restore the lives of our neighbors who suffered damage to their homes and properties,” Picente said.  He added, “We want residents to be aware of any and all available assistance and encourage all those impacted by the flood to review the resources available at this link to support their recovery."

Click here for more information:  Oneida County Disaster Relief Infomation



Talerico Elected President Of The NYSPELRA

Oneida County Commissioner of Personnel, John P. Talerico, was elected President of the New York State Public Employers Labor Relations Association (NYSPELRA) at the 39th annual training conference held July 16-19 at Saratoga Springs New York.  Talerico has been a NYSPELRA member since 1998 and has held various board positions since 2006 most recently as Vice President of Region 3.

Oneida County College Student Corps Interns Emma Garcia, left, and Kelsey Wooldridge stand in the reconstructed apothecary shop at the Clinton Historical Society

Learning about their home region has made this summer unique for Oneida County College Student Corps interns Emma Garcia, left, of SUNY Fredonia and Kelsey Wooldridge of Randolph Macon College. They’ve been working at the Clinton Historical Society on a new exhibit. “We are surrounded by so much history on a daily basis and sometimes I think we never get to really see it and understand how much this community has to offer, and how rich its history really is,” Emma said.

Picente Reveals First Phase Of Oneida County Stop DWI Campaign

New Billboard Campaign starts Thursday July 25th

Joined by Law Enforcement officials from the New York State Police, Oneida County Sheriff’s Office, Utica Police Department and the Rome Police Department and members of the Traffic Safety Board, County Executive Anthony Picente Jr. will reveal the launch of the new STOP DWI advertising campaign. The phase includes the unveiling, throughout the county, a Billboard focused on the immediate legal consequences of driving while under the influence.

Picente Announces Phyllis D. Ellis New Oneida County Health Director

Picente Announces Phyllis D. Ellis New Oneida County Health Director
County Executive Also Announces Restructuring Of Health Department

Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente has tapped Phyllis D. Ellis for the new Director of the Oneida County Health Department. The position has been vacant since August 2012. Current Interim Director Patrice Bogan will stay on in the new role of Deputy Director.

Picente Encourages Residences To Attend Oneida County Flood Recovery Center

New York State and Oneida County Flood Recovery Center To Open In New Hartford on Sunday July, 21st.

In conjunction with New York State 2013 Flood Recovery Assistance Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. encourages all residents affected by flooding to go to the Oneida County Flood Recovery Center located at the New Hartford Fire Department 4 Oxford Rd. in New Hartford and begin the application process to receive assistance.

Mohawk Valley and 2013 Upstate Flood Recovery Program

On June 28, 2013, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo issued a Disaster Declaration in response to the devastating floods that occurred between June 26th and July 3rd in the Mohawk Valley and Niagara County. On July 17, 2013, in response to the impact of these floods and the lack of approved federal disaster aid for individual assistance, the Governor announced the creation of the Mohawk Valley and 2013 Upstate Flood Recovery Program.