Getting Started

Oswegocountygovernments.com was created so that the people of Oswego County can learn more about how their Governments work and who currently occupies these positions. In order to make this user friendly, this starting point should help enable you to navigate this site. If you click the municipality where you live municipalitites (or a link for the whole county map too), then all of your elected officials will then be at your finger tips, along with web pages and maps for some of them.

There are four main levels of Government: Local (Cities, Towns & Villages), County, State and National.

Local Governments

Cities

The functions of the Cities of New York State is described here: City Functions

The listing of the officials for the Cities of Fulton and Oswego can be found here Oswego Officials and here Fulton Officials.

Towns

The functions of the Towns of New York State is described here: Town Functions.

The listing of all 22 Towns in Oswego County and their officials can be found here Municipalities.

Villages

The functions of the Villages of New York State are described here: Village Functions.

The listing of 10 Villages in Oswego County and their officials can be found here: Municipalities.


Note, all the Villages are also part of the Town where they are located.

The Village of Altmar has voted to dissolve itself. At the end of this year, the Town of Albion will take over all of the municipal responsibilities.

Oswego County

This page Oswego County Functions goes into great detail about the purposes of County Government. For a listing of all the officials in Oswego County, click here Oswego Officials. To go directly to the Members of the County Legislature click here: Oswego Legislatures . For the maps of the current districts please go to: Oswego Legislatures .

New York State

This page New York State Functions explains the functions of the State Government and this page New York State Officials is a listing of all the key officials in New York State. If you have an interest in New York State Courts, then you may click here New York State Court System . If you would like to go directly to the State officials working on your behalf in Albany, then go to the page for State Senator Patty Ritchie Patty Richie NYS Senator . If you reside in the Towns of Oswego, Hannibal and Minetto, Bob Oaks Bob Oaks Oswego Assemblyman is your Assemblyman. If you reside anywhere else in Oswego County, then Will Barclay William Barclay Oswego Assemblyman is your Assemblyman.

For a listing of every Assembly member and State Senator that has represented Oswego County in Albany, along with the district maps, please go to New York State Assembly, Districts, and New York State Senate

http://www.oswegocountygovernments.com/senate_districts_map.php

United States Government

This page Federal Functions explains the responsibilities of the National Government and this page Federal Officials lists all the key figures within the Federal branch. If you have an interest in the Federal Courts then click here Federal Court System . To go Directly to the elected officials working on your behalf in Washington: if you reside inside this district http://www.latfor.state.ny.us/maps/2012c/fc24.pdf , then Congressman Dan Maffei is your representative in Washington. If you reside inside this district http://www.latfor.state.ny.us/maps/2012c/fc22.pdf , then Richard Hanna is your representative in Washington. The Two United States Senators that represent all of New York State are Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand .

For a listing of every Member of Congress that has represented Oswego County and their district maps go to: Members of Congress and {Congressional Maps should be coming soon} .

Miscellaneous

For information on Voting and past election results for Oswego County, please click Voting Information ,Election Results and Upcoming Elections .

For Information regarding Redistricting/Reapportionment, please click Redistricting .

For the Role of Political Parties in the United States, please click Polital Parties

For information on the History of Oswego County, please click http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ny/county/oswego/nyoswego/index.html

For a printed version of the 2013 Oswego County Government Directory, please click http://www.co.oswego.ny.us/legislature/directory/govt%20directory%202013.pdf