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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 approves stricter Code regulations, higher permit fees

The Oswego Common Council approved Mayor Billy Barlows plan to implement a stricter code enforcement program in the City of Oswego and raise the cost of rental permits for City landlords from $30 to $150 over a three-year period.

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Barlow pitches new Code Enforcement strategy, pressures Landlords

Oswego Mayor Billy Barlow announced today his proposal and strategy to hold City landlords accountable and pressure landlords into maintaining their property and treating their tenants fairly.

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Residential Structure Fire - 160 East 4th Street

The Oswego Fire Department was dispatched at 6:40 pm tonight to a residential structure fire located at 160 East 4th Street.

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Structure Fire - 30 Sheldon Avenue

The Oswego Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire at 7:42 am at 30 Sheldon Avenue, theCity of Oswego Water Department.

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Housing Conference Delves Into Oswego County History

An evening of history will arrive in downtown Oswego, New York on September 14th with a presentation on the historic architecture of Oswego County as part of the Countys Bi-centennial celebration.

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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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