City of Oswego, NY
Oswego County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Oswego 2-28-1994 by L.L. No. 3-1994; amended in its entirety 5-26-2015 by L.L. No. 5-2015. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
The City of Oswego shall be reapportioned by dividing the City into seven wards.
There shall be four wards on the west side of the City, namely the First Ward, Third Ward, Fifth Ward and Seventh Ward. There shall be three wards on the east side of the City, namely the Second Ward, Fourth Ward and Sixth Ward.
The map of the ward boundaries adopted by the Common Council pursuant to Resolution No. 216 of 2015 shall be the official map of the ward boundaries of the City of Oswego. The official map shall be filed in the City Clerk's office, and a copy of such map shall be available at that office for inspection together with Local Law No. 5 of 2015.
The description of the seven ward boundaries and voting districts, as prepared by the Reapportionment (City Redistricting) Committee, which follows, is made a part hereof:
A. 
First Ward.
Beginning at the intersection of the center line of West Seneca Street, at the center line of the Oswego River;
Thence, west along the center line of West Seneca Street to the center line of Water Street;
Thence, south along the center line of Water Street to the center line of West Cayuga Street;
Thence, continuing west along the center line of West Cayuga Street, to the center line of West Bridge Street;
Thence, west along the center line of West Bridge Street to the center line of First Avenue;
Thence, continuing west along the center line of George Washington Boulevard to the center line of Sixth Avenue;
Thence, north along the center line of West Sixth Avenue and the prolongation of the center line of Sixth Avenue to the south shoreline of Lake Ontario;
Thence, easterly along the south shoreline of Lake Ontario to the center line of the Oswego River;
Thence, southerly along the center line of the Oswego River to the place of beginning (center line of West Seneca Street).
B. 
Second Ward.
Beginning at the intersection of the center-line prolongation of East Oneida Street at the center line of the Oswego River;
Thence, east along the prolongation center line of East Oneida Street to the center line of East First Street;
Thence, east along the center line of East Oneida Street to the center line of Conrail Railroad tracks;
Thence, northerly along the center line of Conrail to the center line of East Seneca Street;
Thence, easterly along the center line of East Seneca Street to the east City line;
Thence, north along the east City line to the south shoreline of Lake Ontario;
Thence, westerly along the south shoreline of Lake Ontario to the center line of the Oswego River;
Thence, southerly along the center line of the Oswego River to the place of beginning (center line of prolongation of East Oneida Street).
C. 
Third Ward.
Beginning at the intersection of the center line of West Utica Street with the center line of the Oswego River;
Thence, west along the center line of West Utica Street to the center line of West First Street;
Thence, north along the center line of West First Street to the center line of West Mohawk Street;
Thence, continuing west along the center line of West Mohawk Street to the center line of West Sixth Street;
Thence, south along the center line of West Sixth Street to the center line of West Utica Street;
Thence, west along the center line of West Utica Street to the center line of Fifth Avenue;
Thence, north along the center line of Fifth Avenue to the center line of West Bridge Street;
Thence, west along the center line of West Bridge Street to the west City line;
Thence, north along the west City line to the south shoreline of Lake Ontario;
Thence, east along the south shoreline of Lake Ontario to the prolongation of the center line of Sixth Avenue;
Thence, south along the center line of Sixth Avenue to the center line of George Washington Boulevard;
Thence, east along the center line of George Washington Boulevard to the center line of West Bridge Street;
Thence, east along the center line of West Bridge Street to the prolongation of the center line of West Cayuga Street;
Thence, east along the center line of West Cayuga Street to the center line of Water Street;
Thence, northerly along the center line of Water Street to the center line of West Seneca Street;
Thence, easterly along the center line of West Seneca Street to the center line of the Oswego River;
Thence, south along the center line of the Oswego River to the place of the beginning (center line of the prolongation of West Utica Street).
D. 
Fourth Ward.
Beginning at the intersection of the center-line prolongation of East Oneida Street with the center line of the Oswego River;
Thence, east along the prolongation of the center line of East Oneida Street to the center line of East First Street;
Thence, continuing, east along the center line of East Oneida Street to the center line of Conrail Railroad tracks;
Thence, north along the center line of the Conrail Railroad tracks to the center line of East Seneca Street;
Thence, easterly along the center line of East Seneca Street to the east City line;
Thence, south along the East City Line to the center line of Route 104 East;
Thence, continuing south along the center line of the City Line Road to the center line of East Albany Street;
Thence, west along the center line of East Albany Street to the center line of Chestnut Street;
Thence, south along the center line of Chestnut Street to the center line of Lawrence Street;
Thence, west along the center line of Lawrence Street to the center line of Syracuse Avenue;
Thence, north along the center line of Syracuse Avenue to the center line of South Division Street;
Thence, west along the center line of South Division Street to the center line of East Second Street;
Thence, south along the center line of East Second Street to the center line of Hubbard Street;
Thence, west along the center line of Hubbard Street to the center line of Route 481;
Thence, north along Route 481 to the center line of Lock Road;
Thence, west along the center line of Lock Road to the center line of the Oswego River;
Thence, northerly along the center line of the Oswego River to the place of beginning (centerline prolongation of East Oneida Street).
E. 
Fifth Ward.
Beginning at the intersection of the center-line prolongation of West Utica Street with the center line of the Oswego River;
Thence, westerly along the center line of West Utica Street to the center line of West First Street;
Thence, north along the center line of West First Street to the center line of West Mohawk Street;
Thence, west along the center line of West Mohawk Street to the center line of West Sixth Street;
Thence, south along the center line of West Sixth Street to the center line of West Utica Street;
Thence, west along the center line of West Utica Street to the center line of Fifth Avenue;
Thence, north along the center line of Fifth Avenue to the center line of West Bridge Street;
Thence, westerly along the center line of the West Bridge Street to the west City line (center line of Johnson Road);
Thence, south along the center line of Johnson Road to a point which is the intersection of the prolongation of Tallman Street with Johnson Road;
Thence, east along the prolongation of Tallman Street to the center line of Hawley Street;
Thence, continuing east along the center line of Tallman Street to the center line of West Third Street;
Thence, north along the center line of West Third Street to the center line of Varick Street;
Thence, east along the center line of Varick Street to the center line of Murray Street;
Thence, along the prolongation of Murray Street to the center line of the Oswego River;
Thence, northerly along the center line of the Oswego River to the place of beginning (center line prolongation of West Utica Street).
F. 
Sixth Ward.
Beginning at the intersection of the Lock Road and the east bank of the Oswego River;
Thence, east along Lock Road to the center line of East River Road;
Thence, south along the center line of East River Road to the intersection of Hubbard Street;
Thence, east along the center line of Hubbard Street to the center line of East Second Street;
Thence, north along the center line of East Second Street to the center line of South Division Street;
Thence, east along the center line of South Division Street to the center line of Syracuse Avenue;
Thence, south along the center line of Syracuse Avenue to the center line of Lawrence Street;
Thence, east along the center line of Lawrence Street to the center line of Chestnut Street;
Thence, north along the center line of Chestnut Street to the center line of East Albany Street;
Thence, east along the center line of East Albany Street to the East City Line (center line of City Line Road);
Thence, south along the center line of City Line Road to the center line of East Avenue;
Thence, continuing along the East City Line to an angle point;
Thence, continuing along the East City Line to the center line of Churchill Road (south City line);
Thence, west along the center line of Churchill Road to the center line of Route 481 and Byrns Road;
Thence, continuing west along Byrns Road (south City line) to the center line of East River Road;
Thence, continuing west along the prolongation of Byrns Road to the center line of the Oswego River;
Thence, northerly along the center line of the Oswego River to the place of beginning (intersection of Lock Road).
G. 
Seventh Ward.
Beginning at the intersection of the center-line prolongation of Murray Street with the center line of the Oswego River;
Thence, south along the prolongation to the center line of West First Street;
Thence, continuing south along the center line of Murray Street to the center line of Varick Street;
Thence, west along the center line of Varick Street to the center line of West Third Street;
Thence, south along the center line of West Third Street to the center line of Tallman Street;
Thence, west along the center line of Tallman Street to the center line of Hawley Street;
Thence, continuing west along the prolongation of the center line of Tallman Street to the center line of Johnson Road (west City line);
Thence, south along the center line of Johnson Road to the center line of Byer Road, (south City line);
Thence, east along the center line of Byer Road to the center line of Hillside Avenue;
Thence, continuing east along the prolongation of the center line of Byer Road to the railroad tracks (former D.L. & W.R.R.);
Thence, south along the railroad tracks to the center line of West Fifth Street;
Thence, continuing south along the railroad tracks to an angle point;
Thence, continuing east along the south City line to an angle point;
Thence, continuing south along the south City line to an angle point;
Thence, continuing east along the south City line to the center line of West River Road (West First Street);
Thence, continuing east along the prolongation of the south City line to the center line of the Oswego River;
Thence, northerly along the center line of the Oswego River to the place of beginning (centerline prolongation of Murray Street).
The Charter of the City of Oswego shall be amended by local law to conform with the plan of reapportionment set forth herein.
This chapter shall take effect immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State.