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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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DPW Announcements

The Department of Public Works is paving the intersection of Route 104 West and Hillside Avenue and Seneca Street and Washington Avenue (Forks of Road) May 20th and May 23rd.

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Mayor Barlow Appoints Downtown Revitalization Committee

Mayor Billy Barlow has announced the creation of the Downtown Revitalization Committee whose primary task will ensure the City of Oswego competes for Governor Andrew Cuomos Downtown Revitalization Initiative. The Downtown Revitalization Initiative program will invest $10 million in ten communities throughout the State.

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Oswego Mayor Billy Barlow & OPD Chief Tory DeCaire Host Coffee Hours

City of Oswego Mayor Billy Barlow announced today that he and Oswego Police Chief Tory DeCaire will host two Coffee with the Mayor and Police Chief events at both the East and West Side Dunkin Donuts in Oswego.

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Mayor's Blog

As we mark our official first 100 days together in office, we can all look back and be extremely proud of what we have already accomplished. For the first time in a long time, our residents are excited about our community.

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