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As Mayor of the City of Oswego, it is my esteemed pleasure to welcome you to our community and I encourage you to explore all that our City has to offer.   On behalf of all City residents, I invite you to experience all the unique assets within our community as we continue to transform Oswego into a place where both residents and visitors can live, work and play!

Currently in the City of Oswego, we are changing as a community.  We have experienced a resurgence in our downtown as new restaurants and small businesses occupy our storefronts, creating a vibrant and lively ambience.  In addition, our events throughout the summer truly make Oswego an interesting place to visit at any given time.  From our weekly downtown Farmers' Markets, to our unique assets like the Oswego Speedway and Fort Ontario, and our annual city-wide celebration known as Harborfest, we are a regional destination with plenty to enjoy!

Moving forward, we are ambitiously working to revitalize our historic neighborhoods and enhance the natural assets our community has.  We are beginning to capitalize on our world class Lake Ontario waterfront and take advantage of our prime location along the Oswego River.  The City of Oswego has a bit of everything to offer as we continue to grow and transform into a 21st Century Community all while embracing our rich, cultural history. Welcome to our community, we look forward to having you!

My Best,

Mayor William J. Barlow

A New Chapter is Unfolding in Oswego

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Oswego City Band to Present "Celebrate American Music" June 29th

The Oswego City Band presents "Celebrate American Music" at Breitbeck Park on Wednesday, June 29th at 7:30 PM.

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Oswego Mayor Billy Barlow is asking residents in the City of Oswego for their patience and understanding as road paving and construction will take place in many different areas of the City, starting on Monday, June 20, and lasting throughout the next month.

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DPW Announcements

Click for more information on the 2016 City of Oswego Weekly Pick-Up Schedule for Yard Waste.

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Mayor Barlow proposes Free Public Wi-Fi throughout Downtown Oswego

Mayor Barlow announced today his proposal to implement free public Wi-Fi throughout downtown Oswego, highlighting the need of internet access in order to modernize downtown and make it more attractive to residents, visitors and the SUNY community.

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Mayor Billy Barlow Outlines City’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) Proposal

Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed in his State budget $100 million in state grants for revitalizing downtowns through the Downtown Revitalization Initiative, which will be allocated across the states 10 Regional Economic Development Council (REDC).

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