Committee & Commissions
Leading the Village of Oswego
Below is information about each committee and/or commission. Please use the links to the right to download applications.
- Cultural Arts Commission
- Environmentally Conscious Oswego (ECO) Commission
- Historic Preservation Commission
- Planning and Zoning Commission
- Oswego Police Commission
The function of the Cultural Arts Commission is to initiate, sponsor, organize, and promote cultural and artistic programs and services for the enrichment and enjoyment of the Oswego community. Through this Commission, the Village of Oswego seeks to build awareness of and participation in all the arts – visual, performing, and literary as well as continually add to the established public art collection.
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The function of the Environmentally Conscious Oswego (ECO) Commission is to protect and improve today’s environment for the future by providing education to the Community on environmental issues, by educating and involving Oswego’s leadership on environmental issues and opportunities, by increasing conservation practices through hands-on activities, and by reviewing Village environmental ordinances and contracts in order to suggest areas of improvement.
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The function of the Historic Preservation Commission is to preserve and enhance Oswego’s unique historic character by informing the community of the positive benefits of preservation, by enlisting public support and participation in the historic preservation process, by identifying significant sites that represent preservation opportunities, and by implementing a review process for historic preservation.
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The Planning and Zoning Commission is appointed by the Village Board to serve as an advisory body to the Village Board. The Plan Commission is charged with the responsibility for reviewing a variety of residential, commercial and industrial proposals as they relate to the comprehensive plan and long-range development of the total community. The Zoning Board is charged with the responsibility for reviewing proposed variations or deviations from the Village’s Zoning Ordinance.
The Oswego Police Commission serves as the reviewing and recommending body to the Village Board on matters of hiring, disciplining and termination of sworn police personnel.