July 10, 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. Resolution # _____. Be it resolved that the Oswego town Board approves the minutes as presented by the Town Clerk. Moved by _________. Seconded by _________.

b . Resolution # _____. Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the audit of the bills and authorizes payment of same by the Supervisor. Moved by _______. Seconded by ________.

4. Supervisor’s Report
5. Public Comment
6. Unfinished Business
7. New Business


a. Resolution # _______. Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the following modifications to the 2000 General Budget:

i. Transfer $431.00 from A1990.4 (Contingent Account) to A4540.4
(Ambulance-Contractual). Moved by ___________. Seconded by _________.
ii. Transfer $64.51 from A1990.4 (Contingent Account) to A1220.4 (Supervisor-
Contractual). Moved by ___________. Seconded by

b. Resolution # _____. Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Supervisor to enter into an agreement with Crawford & Stearns in conjunction with repairs to the Community Center. (Attachment A). Be It Further Resolved that costs associated with said agreement shall not exceed Three Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($3500.00) Moved by ____________. Seconded by _______________.

c. Resolution # ________. Whereas it is illegal to pay for benefits which have not been established, and whereas it is also illegal to pay an employee for unused sick time and vacation time unless the employee ends employment with the Town and whereas former Supervisor Fred Lockwood has raised questions involving possible criminal activity, Therefore Be It Resolved that the Attorney to the Town is directed to conduct an investigation of the payment of $6,174.00 to Leon Carter in the fall of 1997. Be It Further Resolved that a report of the investigation shall be made at the next Town Board Meeting, and shall include but shall not be limited to: the method of payment, payroll authorization, rate of compensation, and the execution of payment without the knowledge of the Town Supervisor. Moved by ________. Seconded by _________________.

d. Resolution # ______. Whereas it is often difficult for Town Residents to find the time to attend Town Board meetings, and Whereas the Town Board wishes to make its proceedings as accessible as possible, Therefore Be It Resolved That The Oswego Town Board authorizes the Supervisor to take steps to have Board Meetings and workshops videotaped. Be It Further Resolved That The Oswego Town Board authorizes the Supervisor to arrange for broadcast of the videotapes. Be It Further Resolved that the Supervisor shall not expend more than $100 per month to accomplish such broadcast. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie. Seconded by _____________.

e. Resolution # ____. Whereas the Oswego Town Board has a legal right to be informed of accidents involving Town vehicles and whereas Town Highway Superintendent Leon Carter has failed to report such incidents, Therefore Be It Resolved that the Highway Superintendent is directed to report at the next regular meeting of the Town Board the circumstances involving his accident on January 29, 2000. Be It Further Resolved that such report shall include, but not be limited to the reasons for his failure to notify the Town Board of an accident and an explanation of the Press Report that a claim was filed with the Town. Be it Further Resolved that the Board directs the Highway Superintendent to report any additional incidents not previously reported to the Town Board. Moved by ______________. Seconded by _____________.

f. Resolution # ________. Authorizing Steven Greene, Town Attorney, to proceed formally with the collection of all expenses born by the Town of Oswego and incurred in connection with the solicitation of contributions for the purchase of the Nunzi property. Moved by Councilor Tierney. Seconded by _________.

g. Resolution # ________. Be it resolved that The Oswego Town Board authorizes the Attorney to the Town Board to investigate the circumstances surrounding the solicitation of funds by the Recreation Committee. Be it Further Resolved that contributions which are found have been improperly solicited shall be returned to the appropriate donors. Be it Further Resolved that the Attorney to the Town Board shall seek to recover all Town funds used during such solicitation. Moved by ________. Seconded by ____________.

h. Resolution # __________. Whereas the Town of Oswego has an opportunity to receive a grant for fifty percent of the cost of the Nunzi's Property and Whereas acceptance of said grant would strengthen Town efforts to raise funds from sources, and Whereas acceptance of the conditions of the grant from the Land and Water Conservation Fund does not obligate the Town to purchase the Nunzi's Property, Therefore Be It Resolved That The Oswego Town Board authorizes the Supervisor to take steps to formally accept the Terms of the Grant. Be It Further Resolved That The Oswego Town Board authorizes the Supervisor to pursue grant funding for the remainder of the purchase. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie. Seconded by ______________.

i. Resolution # ______. Whereas the Oswego Town Board wishes to encourage Town Residents who, by their actions, demonstrate the ideals of selflessness and concern for neighbors, and Whereas the Oswego Town Board Further wishes to recognize actions which are heroic in nature, Be it Resolved the Oswego Town Board applauds CJ Woodworth who on the evening of June 15, 2000 when he saw Samuel Oleyourrek swept by rushing water into a culvert, acted swiftly and effectively to free the young boy, thereby saving his life. Moved by ___________. Seconded by _________.

j. Resolution # ______. Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board shall hold a public hearing on Proposed Local Law 1-2000 at 7:05 PM on August 14, 2000 at Southwest Community Center. Moved by __________. Seconded by _______________.

k. Resolution # ________. Be it resolved that The Oswego Town Board authorizes Christine Spanfelner to conduct Dog Obedience Classes in the Highway Garage. Be it further resolved that Oswego Town residents shall pay a reduced fee for enrollment in said classes. Be it further resolved Mrs. Spanfelner shall pay a fee of $40.00 per month for use of Town Facilities. Moved by ____________. Seconded by __________.

l. Resolution # ______. Be it resolved that The Oswego Town Board authorizes the refund of the $150. Building permit fee to Barbara Constanza. Moved by ____________. Seconded by ____________.

8. Public Comment
9. Adjournment

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