Oneida County Government
ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - For the fourth year in a row youth volunteers have gone above and beyond the call of duty in Oneida County. County Executive Anthony Picente is applauding the 926 youth volunteers who donated more than 560 hours last year.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Oneida County Legislature approved moving forward on two plans to improve the county sewer district Wednesday. The project is estimated to cost the county over 40 million dollars. Those in favor say the county has to make the investment to recognize the sewer district's current problems and also plan for any potential development.
ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Oneida County Board of Legislators voted Wednesday on hiring law firms to help them win back millions of dollars in Medicaid.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - New York State owes Oneida County a big chunk of change. It's money that the county was overpaying in medicaid for residents living in mental institutions. For years, the county overpaid. Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente says it's added up to between $4 and 6 million dollars.
BARNEVELD, N.Y. - The New York State Comptroller says that following an audit of various municipalities, the Barneveld Village Board needs to make corrections to operations.
ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - There was disagreement and debate right up until the end but Oneida County now has a $487,000 year-long contract for medical examiner services through Onondaga County.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Starting in January, Oneida County residents will be paying more on their taxes. The Oneida County Board of Legislators approved the 2013 budget 28 to 1 Wednesday which brings a slight property tax increase.
ONEIDA COUNTY (WKTV) - Voters in Oneida County have approved a reduction in the size of their legislature.
ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - Some Oneida County Legislators have written a letter to the State Attorney General calling for a public vote on the recent decision to switch from an elected coroner position in Oneida County, to a Medical Examiner position.
ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - Oneida County is moving from its current elected coroner system to a Medical Examiner system, and when that change takes place, they will be hiring four qualified death investigators locally.
ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - Oneida County residents will see a roughly 3 percent property tax increase come next year, following the unveiling of the proposed 2013 Oneida County Budget by County Executive Anthony Picente on Friday morning.
ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - Oneida County has a new Republican chairperson. On September 24, The Oneida County Republican Committee held its organizational meeting at Harts Hill Inn, unanimously electing Peter Sobel of Whitestown as the new county chairperson.
A federal judge is asking the Department of the Interior to go back and review its 2008 decision that placed 13,000 acres of land in Madison and Oneida Counties into trust for the Oneida Indian Nation.
ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. - The future of aviation in Oneida County is now flying under the guidance of a new Commissioner, according to the Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente.
WHITESBORO, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Oneida County Republican Committee nominated Rose Grimaldi as the new Election Commissioner Wednesday. However the nomination is bringing dissent. Some legislators feel politics got in the way of following the typical process.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - There is dissension, distrust and lack of faith among some high-level Oneida County Republicans.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - At a time when some organizations are taking faith out of their structures, the Oneida County Legislature is in strong support of keeping it in. The board of legislators unanimously voting Wednesday to permanently display the words "In God We Trust" in their chambers.
ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Oneida County Legislature approved a new local law on Wednesday, prohibiting the use, sale and possession of bath salts and other synthetic drugs.
ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - U.S. Marshals have finally caught up with former Oneida County Legislator Ed Revere, who disappeared after his last DWI indictment back in 2008.
Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente Jr. has announced that the Oneida County eBay program of using surplus items as a revenue-generating mechanism for the county has hit $2 Million in revenue.