Task Force Blog 3/16/16
What will Oswego County
look like in the year 2030?
Our work is designed to make Oswego County a vibrant growing
place, a great place to visit and a great place to live. A safe
place with great schools, great businesses a thriving culture
and a caring community.
By 2030 a child who entered school in 2015 regardless of family
income or circumstances, will have established goals that are in-line
with their capabilities, and will go confidently forward towards
Through the use of the tools available via a County Land Bank
and innovative neighborhood investment strategies, blight will
have been eliminated and our housing stock and values will be
Our infrastructure will be first class, physically and
technologically. We'll boast of great drinking water, nearly
universal broadband and we'll have capitalized on our proximity
to vast amounts of nuclear power in ways that we hadn't dreamed
We will be a destination, for fisherman to experience a world
class fishery, for divers at our National
Marine Sanctuary, and for history buffs at the Fort Ontario National
Monument and Safe Haven Museum.
Things will be good in Oswego County in 2030, through the hard
work and community-spirit that is growing out of the development
of this plan -- work that is inspiring hundreds of volunteers to
participate -- a revitalization and re-envisioning of what
Oswego County can become on behalf of all of our residents.
And certainly, we'll still have snow! Deep fluffy snow that winter
enthusiasts will want to come play in and that will continue to
be "no problem" for Oswego County.
Roy Reehil, Chair
Community Health and Poverty Reduction Task Force
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