Picente Joins Cuomo for Signing of Pension Reform Legislation

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. today joined Gov. Andrew Cuomo at the signing of the legislation to reform New York’s pension system and create a new Tier VI for newly hired public employees. County Executive Picente was also among those asked to speak by Governor Cuomo, along with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

Oneida County Office for the Aging Receives Community Foundation Life Stories Grant

Oneida County Office for the Aging/Continuing Care is pleased to announce the Life Stories grant award by The Community Foundation of Herkimer& Oneida Counties, Inc. The Community Foundation has awarded a grant of $8,991 for the production of the Life Stories project. “Everyone has a story: Telling the story of Oneida County Seniors.”

Picente Praises County’s Fiscal Stewardship, Tells Chamber: ‘Change is Already Here’

Calling Oneida County’s sound fiscal stewardship a foundation that can help the region accomplish its goals for economic and community growth, Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. today announced a wide-ranging program of efforts to grow jobs, enhance the region’s workforce, and continue to promote efficiency in government.

Speaking to the Mohawk Valley Chamber of Commerce in his annual State of the County Address, Picente also somberly reminded the more than 300 people in attendance that the community’s loss cannot be forgotten.

Picente Supports Pension Reform in Albany Appearance

Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente Jr. took his effort to reduce the burden of pension costs on local governments and county taxpayers to Albany yesterday, speaking in support of Governor Cuomo’s proposed Tier VI retirement system. The County Executive was asked by Mayor Bloomberg to speak as part of a coalition of pro-reform elected officials led by the New York City Mayor.

Picente Launches Public-Private Effort To Provide Summer Jobs for Youth

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr., joined by representative of the Rome Area Chamber of Commerce, Mohawk Valley Chamber of Commerce and School and Business Alliance today announced that Oneida County’s Office of Workforce Development will be offering a Summer Youth Employment Program in 2012. He called upon local employers and agencies to work with the county to provide challenging, work sites for Oneida County youth.