Oswego fire department http://wrvo.org en Oswego lawmakers face decision on property tax rate hike http://wrvo.org/post/oswego-lawmakers-face-decision-property-tax-rate-hike <p></p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 21:02:05 +0000 Gino Geruntino 48063 at http://wrvo.org Oswego lawmakers face decision on property tax rate hike Oswego lawmakers eliminate 4 firefighter positions http://wrvo.org/post/oswego-lawmakers-eliminate-4-firefighter-positions <p>Oswego will eliminate four vacant firefighter positions following a vote by the Common Council to abolish the positions in order to save money and balance the budget, councilors say.</p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 18:43:22 +0000 Charles Gichane 39357 at http://wrvo.org Some budget cuts approved for Oswego Fire Department http://wrvo.org/post/some-budget-cuts-approved-oswego-fire-department <p>The Oswego City Council voted unanimously Monday night to approve Mayor Thomas Gillen’s proposed budget. That will mean a property tax rate hike of about 11 percent. Wed, 28 Nov 2012 16:26:52 +0000 Catherine Loper 29769 at http://wrvo.org Oswego fire department critical of proposed city budget cuts http://wrvo.org/post/oswego-fire-department-critical-proposed-city-budget-cuts <p>There's a public hearing Monday night for the proposed Oswego city budget, which includes cuts to various programs to deal with a budget shortfall. One of the loudest voices against the cuts has been the Oswego Fire Department. If the budget is passed, the Fire Department could see their ambulance corps reduced, fewer firefighters assigned for each shift, and one fire station closed. Mon, 26 Nov 2012 21:46:55 +0000 Durrie Lawrence 29655 at http://wrvo.org