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Our Work For You: 

County Administrator Philip Church is the chief administrative officer and budget officer for county government, supervising all appointed department heads of the 1,000+ workforce, and developing and managing the $220 million annual budget. The administrator advises the County Legislature on all policy and budgetary matters, and implements the decisions of the Legislature.

The County’s departments provide a full range of public services including health, social services, law enforcement, economic development, aging and youth services, public works, solid waste management, facilities, procurement, information technology, records, personnel and internal government support services.

In addition, County Administrator Church is a principal negotiator of tax agreements with nuclear power generators, serves on the Board of Directors of the New York State Association of Counties, chairs the Lake Ontario National Marine Sanctuary Nomination Task Force, is Secretary of the Board of the Oswego County Land Bank, chairs the Oswego County Shared Services Panel, serves on the New York Sea Grant Program Advisory Council, and serves on the National Association of Counties Environment, Energy and Land Use Steering Committee.

Mission Statement:

Oswego County government is committed to visionary leadership that will enhance the equality of life for is people and businesses.

Leadership shall promote:

  • Open communication and accountability between government and residents;
  • Efficient, effective, and affordable services;
  • An environment conductive to economic development; and
  • The effective use and conservation of our natural, financial and human resources

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Philip Church 

County Administrator
Phone: 315-349-8235

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