June 12, 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


a. Resolution # ______. Motion by Supervisor Tyrie to take resolution 76-2000 from the table. Seconded by ________________.

Resolution # 76-2000.
Whereas the Town Land Use Ordinance was passed in 1974, (revised in 1981), and Whereas there are features of the law which, as demonstrated by legal action against the Town and changes in New York State Laws and Regulations, are in need of review, Therefore Be It Resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Zoning Board of Appeals to evaluate the Town Land Use Ordinance; Be It Further Resolved that the Zoning Board of Appeals is hereby authorized to recommend changes in the Land Use Ordinance, such alterations to include the format, clarity, consistency, and enforcement of said Law, but shall not be limited to said topics.

Be It Further Resolved that the Oswego Town Board hereby authorizes the Planning Board, upon adoption of a Town Comprehensive Plan, to engage in a review of the Land Use Ordinance, and to make recommendations for amendments intended to bring such Ordinance into compliance with said Plan. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie. Seconded by Councilor Mahaney.

7. New Business

a. Resolution # ______. Whereas the Oswego Town Board wishes to encourage activities which build character, emphasize positive contributions to the community, and respect for self, and Whereas the Girl Scouts of America has a long history of providing such direction and opportunity, and of recognizing young women who demonstrate these ideal, Therefore Be It Resolved that the Oswego Town Board commends Anne Sarkissian on her receipt of the girl Scouts of America Gold Award. Be It Further Resolved that the Oswego Town Board applauds the efforts which have resulted in this recognition. Be It Further Resolved that the Oswego Town Board thanks her parents, Robert and Sally Sarkissian and the many Girl Scout volunteers for their contribution to Anne’s achievement. Moved by ______________. Seconded by _____________.

b. Resolution # ______. Whereas the residents of the Town of Oswego fund the salaries of Town Employees and Whereas the Oswego Town Board believes that residents of the Town of Oswego have added incentive to ensure that Town Government operates in an efficient and productive manner, Therefore Be It Resolved that the Oswego Town adopts the following policy:

The Town of Oswego is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Town does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, gender, or sexual orientation.
Preference is given in hiring to individuals who reside in the Town of Oswego, and to those who make a notarized statement agreeing to relocate to the limits of the Town within 60 days of the date of hire.

Be It Further Resolved that this policy shall hereafter be known as the Robert Clary rule, in honor of the late Bob Clary’s efforts to promote the principles underlying said policy. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie. Seconded by ________.

c. Resolution # ______. Whereas the Metropolitan Water Board has transferred the balance of the Escrow Account to the Town of Oswego, and Whereas said funds are intended for purposes of water system expansion and improvement. Therefore Be It Resolved that the Oswego Town Board directs the supervisor to reserve said funds in a C.D. separate from other Water District fund until such time as the Board directs otherwise. Moved by ___________. Seconded by ______________.

d. Resolution # ______. Be It Resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Supervisor to convene an Emergency Planning Task Force. Moved by ________. Seconded by _________.

e. Resolution # ______. Whereas the Oswego Town Board wishes to
encourage the children of our Town to engage in positive activities during the summer, and Whereas the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau provides state assistance of 50% for recreation programs, Therefore Be It Resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the calendar and budget as detailed in Attachment A. Moved by _______. Seconded by ___________.

Attachment A
2000 Oswego Summer Recreation Program
Program Calendar: Registration: June 24 Community Center 9:00 to 11:00
Opening Day: July 5, Closing Day: August 11, Hours: 9:00am to 2:00pm

Personnel:
Director:$ 9.00 per hour
Interviews, Registration, Preparation: 30 hours
Daily Supervision and Planning:
6 hrs./day, 5 days/wk, 6 weeks
Season Closeout 20 hours
Total:
$ 270.00

$ 1620.00
$ 180.00
$2,070.00
Assistant Director: $7.00 per hour
Interviews, Registration, Preparation 30 hours
Daily Supervision and Planning:
6 hrs/day, 5 days/wk., 6 weeks
Season Closeout 20 hours
Total:
$ 210.00

$ 1260.00

$ 140.00

$1,610.00

Counselors:
Counselors will be students, 16 years or older. The program will open with 6 counselors, each working 15hrs. /week at a salary of $5.25/hour.
Salary/week/counselor 15 hours
6 counselors for 6 weeks
Orientation 2 hours
Total
$ 78.75
$ 2835.00

$ 63.00

$ 2898.00
Should attendance rise above 30 children, 2 additional counselors will be hired. The same will occur after each increase of 10 students.

Associated Costs:
Staff Shirts:
Supplies:
Blue Boys:
Total Program:
$ 300.00
$ 500.00
$ 90.00
$7468.00
f. Resolution # ______. Be It Resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the appointments of ______________, to serve as a member of the Town Planning Board. Be it further resolved that the term of office for said position shall expire on 2/2003.

g. Resolution # ______. Whereas Recreation Director Theresa Gibson and Assistant director Elizabeth Weimer have interviewed all applicants and Whereas they have made hiring recommendations, Therefore Be It Resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Supervisor to hire Katie Brown, Shannon Palmer, Amy Smith, Eliot Austin, Shawna Opet, and Shawn Murphy as Summer Counselors. Be It Further Resolved that they shall be paid at a rate of $5.25/hour. Moved by __________. Seconded by ___________.

h. Resolution # ______. Whereas the Town of Oswego has not altered building permit fees in recent memory and whereas the cost of regulation construction have risen, and Whereas, Code Enforcement Officer Dowd has recommended changes in the structure of building permit fees, Therefore Be It Resolved that the Oswego Town Board adopts the following fee schedule:
New Construction/Alteration/Repair/Addition
One/Two Family Dwelling
Multiple Dwelling (Three or more units)
Manufactured Housing (No Basement)
Manufactured Housing (with Basement)
Accessory Buildings (inc. shed, pole barns, Detached garages, less that 145 sq. ft.
........145 sq. ft or larger, additional
Swimming Pool
Septic System w/new building construction
Septic System w/o new building construction
Wood Stove/Chimney
Fence Permit
Demolition Permit
Sign Permit
$ 0.12/sq. ft.
$ 0.18/sq. ft.

$ 80.00/unit

$115.00/unit

$30.00/building

$ 0.06/sq. ft.

$ 30.00

$ 30.00

$ 30.00

$ 25.00
$ 25.00
$ 25.00
$10.00
Be It Further Resolved that Building Permits shall expire one year after the date of issue. Be It Further Resolved that building permits may be renewed one time only, for a fee equal to 50% of the original fee, provided renewal occurs within 60 days of expiration. Moved by __________. Seconded by _______________.

i. Resolution # ______. Be It Resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Cemetery Superintendent to hire Shawn Farnsworth and Eric Campbell. Moved by ___________. Seconded by _________.

j. Resolution # ______. Be It Resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the following modifications to the 2000 General Budget:

i. Transfer $1,710.17 from A3089 (State Aid) to A 1462.1 (Vital Statistics-Personal Services).
ii. Transfer $130.83 from A3089 (State Aid) to A 9030.8 (Social Security).
iii. Transfer $995.00 from A3089 (State Aid) to A1462.4 (Vital Statistics-Contractual).
iv. Transfer $500.00 from A1990 (Contingency) to A1220.4 (Supervisor Contractual).

k. Resolution # ______. Be it Resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Town Clerk to hire Nicki Murray as part-time summer student for the clerk’s office at $5.25 per hour. Moved by ________. Seconded by ________.

l. Resolution # ______. Be it Resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Supervisor to pay Health Insurance payments as a pre-pay each month to insure proper payment deadlines are met. Moved by ________. Seconded by ____________.

m. Resolution # ______. . Be it Resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the performance of the Snowbelters at the Oswego Town Park on June 21, 2000. Be it Further Resolved that the Supervisor is authorized to make a payment of a $100.00 performance fee. Moved by __________. Seconded by ___________.

n. Resolution # ______. Be it Resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Supervisor to hire two student clerks. Be it Further Resolved that said clerks shall be paid $5.25/hr, and that the total number of hours for each shall not exceed 10hours/wk. Moved by _________. Seconded by __________.

o. Resolution # ______. Be it Resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Supervisor to appoint Marsha Echelbarger as new Planning Board member. Term to expire on ________.

p. Resolution # ______. Be it Resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Supervisor to appoint Lee Phillips as new Planning Board member. Term to expire on _________.

8. Public Comment
9. Adjournment
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