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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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Community Waterfront Visioning Session being held on Monday, August 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the McCrobie Building in Oswego

The City of Oswego is currently developing a Waterfront Master Plan to help guide the future of Oswegos waterfront.

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Mayor Billy Barlow Creates City of Oswego Poverty Reduction Steering Committee

On Tuesday, August 16, 2016, Mayor Billy Barlow organized the first meeting with the City of Oswego Poverty Reduction Steering Committee as part of a larger statewide effort to address poverty.

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Drought Causes Increased Fire Risk

Recent weather conditions have caused major concerns with the local water supply, and have also increased thepossibility of brush and grass fires.

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Oswego Mayor William J. Barlow, Jr. has announced that due to severe drought conditions, the Citys ground storage water tank level is approaching a critically low level...

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Structure Fire - 69 East Cayuga Street

The Oswego Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire with trapped occupants at 8:16am today.

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Black Bear Sitings Announcement

As most residents are aware, there have been multiple Black Bear sightings in the City of Oswego and surrounding areas in the past month.

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