Utica, NY (WIBX) - The rain didn't stop some local officials from rolling up their sleeves to take part in Utica mayor Rob Palmieri's 20th Quality of Life Sweep.

WIBX caught up with Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente, Senator Joe Griffo, Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi and Councilman Joe Marino, as they worked their way along Genesee Street, garbage bag in hand, to help with the clean-up efforts.

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Here's what the DPW crew, who call themselves the "A-Team" said about the program: