Revenue Streams Solidify Oneida County’s Financial Foundation

Gaming Revenue Remains Strong; Sales Tax Collection Up

The financial foundation of Oneida County continues to strengthen thanks to a steady and increasing stream of revenue from the Oneida Nation’s gaming earnings and sales tax collection.

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that despite reports of the new crop of New York State casinos falling short of their projected earnings, the Oneida Nation’s gaming properties exceeded their expectations in 2017, and contributed more than $15 million in gaming revenue to Oneida County.

Oneida County Goes Blue for Colorectal Cancer Awareness

In honor of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month the Oneida County Office Building will be lit blue during the month of March. The Health Department is also sponsoring a dress down day on March 23 in which county employees are encouraged to wear blue jeans and purchase a blue bracelet for $5 with the proceeds going to the American Cancer Society’s work toward finding a cure for colon cancer.

Picente Declares State of Emergency in Oneida County

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. has declared a state of emergency in Oneida County due the effects of winter storm Riley.

After conferring with emergency officials, Picente made the declaration in order to preserve public safety and render all required and available assistance vital to the security, well-being and health of the citizens of Oneida County.

Picente continues to urge no unnecessary travel as the storm continues throughout the afternoon.

Oneida County Travel Advisory Issued; Offices Closed

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. has issued a travel advisory effective immediately and has announced that all Oneida County offices will be closed for business today.

With high snow accumulation levels expected in some areas and poor visibility and road conditions anticipated throughout the day, Picente is urging no unnecessary travel in order to ensure the safety of residents.

UAS Flight

The Griffiss International Airport, NY UAS Test is planning to conduct UAS flights on 9 Mar 2018 from 8:00 am until 6:00 pm at Griffiss International Airport within the Class D airspace at 1000’ AGL and below and within line of sight.

UAS Flight

The Griffiss International Airport, NY UAS Test is planning to conduct UAS flights on 8 Mar 2018 from 8:00 am until 6:00 pm at Griffiss International Airport within the Class D airspace at 1000’ AGL and below and within line of sight.

UAS Flight

The Griffiss International Airport, NY UAS Test is planning to conduct UAS flights on 7 Mar 2018 from 8:00 am until 6:00 pm at Griffiss International Airport within the Class D airspace at 1000’ AGL and below and within line of sight.

UAS Flight

The Griffiss International Airport, NY UAS Test is planning to conduct UAS flights on 6 Mar 2018 from 8:00 am until 6:00 pm at Griffiss International Airport within the Class D airspace at 1000’ AGL and below and within line of sight.

UAS Flight

The Griffiss International Airport, NY UAS Test is planning to conduct UAS flights on 5 Mar 2018 from 8:00 am until 6:00 pm at Griffiss International Airport within the Class D airspace at 1000’ AGL and below and within line of sight.

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