July 10, 2000
Town Board Minutes

Southwest Oswego Community Center

Supervisor: Jack Tyrie, Jr.
Town Board Members: Margaret Mahaney, Victoria Mullen,
Richard Pratt, Barbara Tierney
The regular meeting of the Town of Oswego Board was held at the Southwest Community Center on July 10, 2000 at 7:00 PM. The meeting was called to order by Supervisor Tyrie who opened with the Pledge of Allegiance. Roll call was taken with the following members present:
Supervisor
Councilor
Councilor
Councilor
Attorney to Board
Jack Tyrie, Jr.
Margaret Mahaney
Victoria Mullen
Richard Pratt
Stephen C. Greene
Councilor Tierney was excused due to a death in the family.

Resolution 126-2000 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the following modification to the 2000 General Budget: transfer $431.00 from A1990.4 (Contingent Account) to A4540.4 (Ambulance-Contractual). Motion by Councilor Mullen and seconded by Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 127-2000 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the following modification to the 2000 General Budget: transfer $64.51 from A1990.4 (Contingent Account) to A1220.4 (Supervisor Contractual). Motion by Supervisor Tyrie and seconded by Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 128-2000 Be it resolved the Oswego Town Board authorizes the following modification to the 2000 General Budget: transfer $71.81 from A1990.4 (Contingent Account) to A9055.8 (Disability Insurance). Motion by Supervisor Tyrie and seconded by Councilor Pratt. All ayes motion carried.

Town Clerk's Report: The clerk reported $1278.50 was received and disbursed for the month of June. Notification was received from the State Education Department regarding the approval of grant money for $8985.00. This grant is the 4th grant received from the State Education Department and it will be used to computerize and update all the records for the Rural Cemetery.

Resolution 129-2000 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the minutes as presented by the Town Clerk. Motion by Councilor Mahaney and seconded by Councilor Pratt. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 130-2000 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approved the audit of bills for abstract 7 and authorizes payment of same by the Supervisor. Moved by Councilor Mahaney and seconded by Supervisor Tyrie. All ayes motion carried.
General Fund
Highway Fund
Franklin/Baylis Lighting
Edgebrook Lighting
Sleepy Hollow Sewer
Ontario Heights Sewer
$9441.65
$8308.19
$173.39
$103.49
$24.00
$351.04
v 233-280
v 86-102
v 6-7
v 6-7
v 11
v 8
Public Comment: Town residents had comments about Nunzi's, the agenda, the cost of Carson road. Questions regarding the repair contract for the Community Center, planning board funds, unresolved complaints on a local business. Comments regarding certain agenda items removed from the agenda and why they were put on.

Resolution 131-2000 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 cost associated with said agreement shall not exceed Three Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($3500.00). Moved by Councilor Mahaney and seconded by Supervisor Tyrie. Discussion followed.

Resolution 132-2000 Motion by Councilor Mullen and seconded by Councilor Pratt to table Resolution 131-2000. 3 ayes, 1 nay.
Mahaney, Mullen, Pratt aye, Tyrie nay.

Agenda ITEM D. Whereas it is often difficult for Town residents to find time to attend Town Board meetings, and Whereas the Town Boards 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 $100.00 per month to accomplish such broadcast. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie. No second, motion failed.

Agenda ITEM E. 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 Supervisor Tyrie. No second motion failed.

Resolution 133-2000 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 Councilor Mahaney. 2 ayes, 2 nays.
Mahaney, Tyrie aye, Mullen, Pratt nay. Motion defeated.

Resolution 134-2000 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 Oleyourryk swept by rushing water into a culvert, acted swiftly and effectively to free the young boy, thereby saving his life. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie and seconded by Councilor Mullen. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 135-2000 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 Councilor Mullen and seconded by Councilor Mahaney. 3 ayes, 1 nay.
Mahaney, Mullen, Tyrie aye, Pratt nay.

Resolution 136-2000 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the refund of the $50.00 building permit fee to Barbara Constanza. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie and seconded by Councilor Mullen. All ayes motion carried.

Public Comment: A statement was made regarding the attendance of Board Members at all meetings and workshops.8:15 PM. All ayes motion carried.
Motion by Councilor Mahaney and seconded by Councilor Mullen to adjourn the meeting at 8:15 PM. All ayes motion carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Theresa A. Cooper, RMC
Oswego Town Clerk
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