Picente Kickoffs Off Union Station Centennial Weekend Celebration

Joined By Historical Societies Picente Unveiled The Commissioned Centennial Plaque

County Executive Anthony Picente Jr. alongside members of Oneida County’s Board of Legislators, Elected officials and historical preservation organizations such as the Landmark society and the Historic Railroad Society and others officially kicked off Union Station’s three day Centennial Celebration. Historic Boehlert Center at Union Station in Utica opened in 1914.

Strong Management and Sound Fiscal Discipline lead to 1.5Million 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 2013 show that the county has achieved an unaudited operating surplus of $1.5Million

“We have ended the year once again with an operating surplus by practicing good government and proving our commitment to fiscal responsibility. You see this commitment in today’s announcement and in the recent raising of the County’s credit rating. ” Said County Executive Picente

Residents affected By The Flood of June 2013 Will Have Important Tax Relief Available

Under the ‘Mohawk Valley and Niagara County Assessment Relief Act,’ home and business owners in Oneida County whose properties sustained major damage in the flooding of 2013 can apply for a property tax reassessment, if their 2013 assessed value did not reflect this damage. This legislation is important tax relief for local property owners who sustained significant damage in last year’s major flooding.

“Healthy Neighborhoods” Grant Focuses On Helping Residents Living In Older Rome Area Housing

Picente: “We’ll Address Health Issues Associated with Some Aged Housing Stock”

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. today announced a grant of more than a million dollars being awarded to the Oneida County Health Department for the purposes of improving environmental health surveillance in neighborhoods of Rome and adjoining towns having aged housing stock that creates conditions that lead to  health concerns among the occupants.

Oneida County Credit Rating Upgraded

S&P Upgrades Oneida County Credit Rating To AA-

County Executive Anthony J. Picente and Oneida County Comptroller Joseph Timpano announced today a raise in Oneida County’s credit rating from A+ to AA- by Standard and Poors, one of three major credit rating institutions in the United States. The other two credit rating institutions, Moody’s and Fitch maintained their ratings for the County.

Oneida County Sheriff Robert Maciol announced today that the Sheriff’s Marine Patrol will offer three additional “New York State Boater Safety Course” classes

According to Oneida County Sheriff Robert Maciol, the Sheriff’s Marine Patrol Unit will be offering three additional New York State Boater Safety Course classes.  These additional classes are being held due to the high demand and need from the residents of Oneida County .

The three upcoming classes and their locations are:

1.)           Saturday, May 24, 2014 – Oneida County STOP/DWI Office located at 200 Base Road, Oriskany

2.)           Saturday, June 14, 2014 – Lake Delta Yacht Club located on Karlen Road, Rome