The first of three public hearings on the proposed 2014 Oneida County budget.will be held tonight.

The hearing will take place at 7:00 in the legislative chambers of the County Board of Legislators.

The nearly $376 million spending plan presented last week by County Executive Anthony Picente contains a 0% property tax increase.

Two more budget hearings will be held next month.

A final budget must be adopted by November 13th.