Construction on Hewitt Hall’s geothermal well field

Construction on Hewitt Hall’s geothermal well field is anticipated to start on Tuesday, March 22nd. The work is taking place in Parking Lot R-9, south of Hart and Funnelle Halls. The duration of drilling is anticipated for 5-6 weeks and will be allowed M-F, beginning at 9am and ending at 5:30pm.  Noisy conditions are expected during drilling operations. 

Project Coordinator 
Facilities Services – Major Projects 
SUNY Oswego 
(c) 315.602.6013

COVID-19 Test Kits

The County has provided the Town with a limited amount of Covid -19 test kits. If you are over 65 and have a pre-existing health condition, you are eligible to receive one test kit (contains two tests per kit). If you would like to obtain one of these kits, please call 343-2424 between 9 am – 4pm Monday through Thursday to arrange pick up at the Town Hall.

KN95 Mask giveaway

Oswego County has provided the Town of Oswego with masks for public distribution. We have 350 masks to give out on a first come, first serve basis. One mask per person for town residents. Please bring ID to show address.

Saturday, January 15th from 10am-Noon at the Fire Station, 640 County Route 20.

Town of Oswego Public Hearing on Proposed 2022 Budget

On Tuesday, October 26, 2021, the Town Board of the Town of Oswego held a public hearing on the proposed budget of 2022. The Town Board had reviewed and approved changes to the Tentative budget. This revised budget is now the Town’s Preliminary budget for 2022. This is the Budget on which the Town Board is expected to vote on at the November 9, 2021 Town Board meeting. The Preliminary Budget is available for review in the Town Hall. A copy is also available on the Town’s web site. This Budget reflects a projected .78% decrease to the Town’s tax rate.

2022 Preliminary Budget

Town Park Playground

During the COVID pandemic and shut down, the Town of Oswego has noticed increased use of our small Town Park. We have also received many comments about the lack of places to take young children so they can enjoy the outdoors while maintaining social distancing. The Town Board is examining the use of funds received through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to improve our facilities. Here are some pictures the Board is considering installing. More information is available at the Town Hall. We would like public comment regarding this project and invite people to vote as to which option is most desirable. Comments can be made at Town Hall, as a reply to this posting, or by emailing

4 playground structures are ADA accessible


REDI- Public Information Meeting, CR 89 Culvert Replacement

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When: Tuesday, April 13, 2021 6pm – 8pm EDT

Where: WebEx Meeting

The purpose of this meeting is to provide the public with general information about the proposed culvert replacement project on County Route 89 in the Town of Oswego.  This meeting is being hosted by the Town of Oswego as part of their monthly Town Board meeting, and is open to the public.  The format of the presentation will be a PowerPoint presentation.

This project is part of the Governor’s Lake Ontario REDI (Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative) to help minimize the effects of Lake Ontario’s seasonal high water events.  The project is sponsored by the Oswego County Highway Department, who is the owner of the project.

In addition to inviting local residents and businesses to attend; please share this meeting appointment, at your discretion, with appropriate stakeholders such as local emergency services, and local school districts covering this area.

This is a WebEx meeting, and can be attended either by via computer, and/or call-in.  The link to the online meeting, as well as call-in information, is posted at the end of this announcement.

Thank, you

Loren K. Gosselin, PE

Highway Design Supervisor


New York State Department of Transportation, Central New York Region

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Appointments Now Open for COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at SUNY Oswego March 25

OSWEGO COUNTY – The Oswego County Health Department and SUNY Oswego have joined forces to offer another COVID-19 vaccination clinic. It will run from 2 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 25 at Laker Hall on the SUNY Oswego campus.

This clinic provides first dose appointments for the Moderna vaccine which requires two doses. Appointments for the second dose will be made when patients receive their first vaccine. Patients must be able to return to the same location for the second dose on Thursday, April 22.

Appointments are required for all COVID-19 vaccination clinics and can be made online at by clicking on the link for “Local Information About the COVID-19 Vaccination.”

A vaccination hotline is also available to help people make appointments by phone. It will be open from 10 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 3 p.m. today, March 23. For assistance, call 315-349-3383.

The clinic is open to eligible residents who fall into the 1A or 1B public-facing essential worker group, have underlying health conditions or are age 50 or over. For details on eligibility, go to the New York State phased distribution guidelines at—phase-1b

Anyone with a comorbidity or underlying condition must provide a note of eligibility from their healthcare provider as proof of their condition. Essential workers must provide a workplace ID or paystub to prove their employment. Those aged 50 and over must provide proof of age. Those without proper documentation will be turned away.

Find more information about Moderna vaccine along with the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer vaccines by clicking on the “Fact Sheet” link for each vaccine at

Oswego County and Oswego County Opportunities, Inc. are partnering to offer free transportation to residents to go to COVID-19 test and vaccination sites. The service is available Monday through Saturday between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. Call 315-598-1514 to schedule a ride in advance.