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Picente elected president of state executives association

By WKTV News

(WKTV) - Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente was elected to serve as president of the New York State County Executives Association on Friday.

The group is a statewide bipartisan association made up of county executives from across the state and includes chief elected leaders from the 18 county governments with charter forms of government that include a county executive, plus the mayor of the City of New York.

Picente will serve as president until December 2014.

"It is an honor to serve New York's counties through this important leadership post," Picente said. "This association plays an important role in advocating in Albany for the needs of counties and local taxpayers. During these challenging times, working together as county leaders is more important than ever."

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