OSWEGO, NY – Mayor Randolph F. Bateman has announced that a meeting will be held on Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the EconoLodge, 70 E. First St., to enable the community to discuss ways to improve fishing safety on the Oswego River and to determine how we can work together to prevent a repeat of the tragedy that occurred last week.
Mayor Bateman would like to thank Shane Broadwell, who has generously offered use of the riverside banquet room at the Econo Lodge for this meeting.
Representatives from Brookfield Power, the Port Authority of Oswego, the County of Oswego, the NYDEC Police, the Canal Corporation, the U.S. Coast Guard, Oswego Fire Department and Police Department, our local media, as well as local fishermen and drift boat captains have been invited to attend the meeting to offer their input on this matter.
The public is invited to attend.
If anyone has questions, please contact the Mayorâ€™s Office at 342-8136.