There are 2 City Councils in Oneida County, New York, serving a population of 232,324 people in an area of 1,213 square miles. There is 1 City Council per 116,162 people, and 1 City Council per 606 square miles.
In New York, Oneida County is ranked 4th of 62 counties in City Councils per capita, and 12th of 62 counties in City Councils per square mile.
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The Oneida County City Council is the legislative body for a city government in Oneida County, NY. The City Council governs and sets policy for city government. Cities derive their authority from New York State, and the City Council is responsible for exercising that authority. Powers and duties of City Councils include adopting and operating capital budgets, setting Oneida County tax rates, authorizing borrowing, adopting ordinances and resolutions, and approving contracts. City Councils in Oneida County have substantial authority over regulating land use, business activity, and public health and safety, in addition to exercising eminent domain. The City Council also oversees city staff and operations in Oneida County.You may contact the City Council for questions about: