February 7, 2000
Town Board Agenda

Southwest Oswego Community Center

Supervisor: Jack Tyrie Jr.
Town Board Members: Margaret Mahaney, Victoria Mullen,
Richard Pratt, Barbara Tierney
1. Pledge of Allegiance
2. Roll Call
3. Town Clerk’s Report


a. Approval of Minutes
b. Audit of Bills
c. Tax Collection Report

4. Supervisor’s Report

a. Hojack Trail
b. Cemetery-Mr. Pitcher and Mrs. Pinter
c. Code Enforcement-Mr. Dowd
d. Zoning Enforcement-Mrs. Gibson
e. Dog Control-Mr. Nelson
f. Constable-Mr. Pitcher
g. Recreation Program-Ms. Gibson and Ms. Weimer
h. Financial Report-Mrs. Pinter

5. Public Comment
6. Unfinished Business

a.

7. New Business

a. Resolution #______. Whereas the Town of Oswego is required to formally designate signatories for Town Accounts, therefore Be it Resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the named individuals as signatories for the accounts designated below:

The Honorable Roger Wells and Mrs. Julie Wells:
The Honorable Stanley Jung and Mrs. Shirlie Stuart:
The Honorable Jack Tyrie, Jr. and the Honorable Margaret Mahaney:

Be it further Resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves these resolutions as detailed in Attachments A, B, and C.
Moved by ____________. Seconded by ____________.

b. Resolution #______. Whereas the Town of Oswego Planning Board is nearing completion of a draft Comprehensive Plan, and Whereas the services of the Oswego County Department of Planning and Community Development and Senior Planner Karen Noyes have been an important component of this process, therefore Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Supervisor to enter into the agreement with Oswego County detailed in Attachment D. Moved by ____________. Seconded by ____________.

c. Resolution #______. Whereas the Oswego Town Board is responsible for the performance of Town Officials, and Whereas the Oswego Town Board wishes to ensure the full enforcement of Town Laws and Ordinances, therefore Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board directs the Supervisor to provide Town Board Members with all complaints filed with the Town Clerk. Be it further resolved that such records shall be provided in a timely manner.
Moved by Councilwoman Mullen. Seconded by ____________.

d. Resolution #______. Whereas the Rural Cemetery Records have never been fully and accurately indexed and verified, and Whereas the on-going effort to accomplish these tasks is an expensive and time-consuming process, Therefore Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board supports the application by the Town Clerk for funding from the LGRMIF. Be it further Resolved that the Oswego Town Board endorses the continuing efforts of the Town Clerk to implement a comprehensive records management program. Moved by ____________. Seconded by ____________.

e. Resolution #______. Whereas the Oswego Town Board wishes to encourage the ideals represented by the Boy Scouts of America, and Whereas the Oswego Town Board wishes to encourage efforts to preserve the natural heritage of Oswego Town, therefore Be it Resolved that the Oswego Town Board endorses the Eagle Scout Project proposed by Dan Gnojek. Be it further Resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes Dan Gnojek to plant vegetation on Town property with the intent of aiding the survival of fauna in the Town of Oswego.
Moved by ____________. Seconded by ____________.

f. Resolution #______. Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board appoints _______________ to serve as Town Constable. Be it Further Resolved that the term of office for said Constable shall expire on December 31, 2000.
Moved by ____________. Seconded by ____________.

g. Resolution #______. Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board appoints _____________ to serve as Code Enforcement Officer. Be it further Resolved that the term of office for said position shall expire on December 31, 2000.
Moved by ____________. Seconded by ____________.

h. Resolution #______. Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board appoints _____________ to serve as a part-time Clerk in the Town Supervisor’s Office. Be it further resolved that such position shall not exceed 20 hours per week. Be it further resolved that the term of office for such position shall expire on December 31, 2000.
Moved by ____________. Seconded by ____________.

i. Resolution #______. Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board appoints ___________ to serve as Cemetery Superintendent. Be it further Resolved that the term of office for such position shall expire on December 31, 2000.
Moved by ____________. Seconded by ____________.

j. Resolution #______. e it resolved that the Oswego Town Board appoints ____________ to serve as Secretary to the Zoning Board of Appeals. Be it further Resolved that the term of office for such position shall expire on December 31, 2000.
Moved by ____________. Seconded by ____________.

k. Resolution #______. Whereas Jeffery M. Carson and Patricia A. Carson (hereafter “The Carsons”) are owners of certain property in the Town of Oswego, commonly known as Phase II of the Sleepy Hollow Subdivision; and Whereas the Town of Oswego and the Carsons entered into a Settlement Agreement dated November 30, 1999 (hereafter “Agreement”) under which the Town of Oswego acknowledged control of and responsibility for certain roads situated within the Carsons’ property, which are more particularly described in the Agreement, Therefore Be it Resolved that the Town of Oswego, a municipal corporation, for One and 00/100 Dollar ($1.00) and other good and valuable consideration, to it in hand paid, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, does hereby agree to defend, indemnify and save harmless Jeffery M. Carson, 20 Carson Drive, Oswego, NY 13126 and Patricia A. Carson, City Line Road, Oswego, NY 13126 from any loss or damage that the Carsons might sustain as a result of or arising out of the use, construction, possession, control, trespass upon or occupation of the above-described roads.
Moved by ____________. Seconded by ____________.

l. Resolution #______. Whereas the Oswego Town Board encourages efforts to provide services which employ local residents, and Whereas the Oswego Town Board encourages efforts to increase local governmental revenue without companion increases in costs to local taxpayers, therefore Be it Resolved that the Oswego Town Board joins with the County Clerk in urging Town Residents to renew their NYS Driver’s Licenses through the offices of the County Clerk. Be it further Resolved that the Oswego Town Board urges State Officials to engage in efforts which will encourage local renewal of all licenses.
Moved by ____________. Seconded by ____________.

m. Resolution #______. Whereas the Oswego Town Board wishes to ensure compliance with State Planning Laws and Regulations, and Whereas the American Planning Association Annual Conference is a comprehensive source of information regarding Land Use and Planning Questions, ThereforeBe it Resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes Supervisor Tyrie and Council Members ________________ to attend the Annual Conference of the American Planning Association to be held from April 15, 2000 until April 19, 2000. Be it further Resolved that any and all costs associated with said attendance shall be considered legitimate Town charges, provided that Town Travel Policy is followed.
Moved by ____________. Seconded by ____________.

n. Resolution #______. Whereas the Oswego Town Board intends to meet its obligations under the Settlement Agreement accepted by Jeffrey and Patricia Carson, Therefore Be it Resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the hiring of John Damiano, LLS and Gerald Angelo to perform the design work, letting of bids, and construction supervision for the construction of Lake Ridge Road and Perry Hill Road.
Moved by ____________. Seconded by ____________.

o. Resolution #______. Whereas the Oswego Town Board wishes to encourage a complete accounting of the local population by the Census Bureau, Therefore Be it Resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the use of the Southwest Community Center by the Census Bureau for the training of local field staff. Be it further resolved that the Census Bureau is authorized to use the Community Center on the following dates: February 25, 28, and 29, 2000, and March 1 and 2, 2000.
Moved by ____________. Seconded by ____________.

p. Resolution #______. Be it Resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the following modifications of the 1999 General and Highway Budgets:

Transfer $ 4000.00 from Line A7140.4 (Playground & Rec. Contractual) to Line A4540.4 (Ambulance Contractual)
Transfer $600.00 from Line A7510.4 (Historian Contractual) to Line A4540.4 (Ambulance Contractual)
Transfer $400.00 from Line A5010.4 (Superintendent of Highway Contractual) to Line A4540.4 (Ambulance Contractual)
Transfer $50.25 from Line A1220.11 (Supervisor- Administrative Assistant Personal Services) to Line A9050.8 (Unemployment Insurance)
Transfer $708.80 from Line A1460.4 (Records Management Contractual) to A1463.1 (Inactive Court Records Personal Services)
Transfer $98636.00 from Line DA599 (Appropriated Fund Balance) to DA5130.2 (Machinery)
Moved by ____________. Seconded by ____________.

q. Resolution #______. Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the following modification of the 2000 General and Highway Budgets:

Transfer $1500 from Line A1990.4 (Contingent Account) to Line 4540.4 (Ambulance Contractual)

Moved by ____________. Seconded by ____________.

r. Resolution #______. Whereas the State of NY permits Town governments to dispose of Disposition of worthless government property, Therefore Be it Resolved that the Oswego Town Board accepts the determination of Craig Gilbert (Attachment E) that the described copiers are of no value. Be it further Resolved that the Oswego Town board authorizes the Supervisor to discard the described equipment.
Moved by ____________. Seconded by ____________.

s. Resolution #______. Whereas Craig Gilbert has provided the Town of Oswego with exemplary service at a fair price, Therefore Be it Resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Supervisor to enter into the agreement for copier services described in Attachment F.
Moved by ____________. Seconded by ____________.

t. Resolution #______. Be it Resolved that the Oswego Town Board appoints ______________ to serve as a member of the Oswego Town Planning Board. Be it Further Resolved that the term of office for said appointment shall expire on December 31, 2004.
Moved by ____________. Seconded by ____________.

u. Resolution #______. Be it Resolved that the Oswego Town Board reappoints Dominic Pike to serve as a member of the Oswego Town Planning Board. Be it Further Resolved that the term of office for said appointment shall expire on December 31, 2004.
Moved by ____________. Seconded by ____________.

v. Resolution #______. Be it Resolved that the Oswego Town Board appoints ______________to serve as a member of the Oswego Town Zoning Board of Appeals. Be it Further Resolved that the term of office for said position shall expire on December 31, 2004.
Moved by ____________. Seconded by ____________.

8. Public Comment
9. Adjournment
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