March 6, 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

4. Supervisor’s Report

Land Use and Planning
Residency Requirement
Annual Financial Report - Mark See, CPA
Cemetery Report - Constable Richard Pitcher
Code Enforcement Office - CEO Don Dowd

5. Public Comment
6. Unfinished Business


7. Executive Session - For the purpose of discussion of a personnel matter and negotiations for renewal of the Cable Franchise Agreement with Time-Warner, Inc.

8. New Business

Resolution #
_____. Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the following modification of the Town General Budget:
Move funds from the unallocated to surplus to the Highway Budget to cover the costs of the new front-end loader. Moved by _______________. Seconded by ___________________.

Resolution #_____. Be it resolved that the Town of Oswego shall observe Veteran’s Day 2000 on Friday, November 10, 2000. Moved by _____________. Seconded by ___________________.

Resolution #_____. Be it Resolved that the Oswego Town Board recommends
to the Oswego County Legislature that they not open the Hojack Trail for
public use in any manner. Moved by Council Member Tierney. Seconded by
_____________.

Resolution #_____. Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the use of the SW Community Center and two voting machines by the Oswego City School District for balloting to be held on Tuesday, May 16, 2000. Be it further resolved that the Oswego City School District shall hold the Town of Oswego harmless in the event of litigation resulting from the use of Town facilities. Moved by ________________. Seconded by _____________.

Resolution #_____. Whereas the Town of Oswego no longer has reason to use the property located on County Route 20, formerly the site of the “Highmore Water Tower”, and Whereas sale of the property would return the parcel to the tax rolls, and Whereas an offer of $1,000.00 has been presented by Ed Mervine of Highmore Drive, Therefore Be it Resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Supervisor to take steps to provide Mr. Mervine with a quitclaim deed for the parcel. Be it Further Resolved that Mr. Mervine shall, in return, provide the Town with payment of $1,000.00 Moved by __________________. Seconded by ____________________.

Resolution #_____. Be it Resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Supervisor to enter into the Recreation Contract with the Oswego County Youth Bureau (Attachment A) for the purposes of conducting a Summer Recreation Program. Moved by __________________. Seconded by _______________.

Resolution #_____. Be it Resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Supervisor to enter into the contract with John Damiano, LLS, (Attachment B) for the detailed services related to road construction in Sleepy Hollow. Moved by _________________. Seconded by ______________.

Resolution #_____. Whereas the Town’s response(s) to emergency situations would be enhanced by preparation of a Town Plan, Therefore Be It Resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Supervisor to invite representatives of the Oswego County Office of Emergency Planning to attend a Town Board Workshop for the purposes of discussing the role of the Town during an emergency situation. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie. Seconded by ________________.

Resolution #_____. Be it Resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the reappointment of Randy Pratt to the Zoning Board of Appeals. Be it Further Resolved that such term of office shall expire January 31, 2005. Moved by _______________. Seconded by _________________.

Resolution #_____. Be it Resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes Town Officials to attend the North Country Local Government Conference sponsored by the Commission on the Tug Hill Plateau, to be held at Jefferson Community College on April ____. Moved by __________________. Seconded by _____________.

Resolution #_____. Be it Resolved that the Town Clerk is authorized to attend the 2000 session of the Town Clerk’s Association Annual Conference. Moved by _________________. Seconded by ___________________.

Resolution #_____. Be it Resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes Town Clerk Theresa Cooper and Deputy Town Clerk Donalee Murray as signatories on the Town Clerk and Tax Collector Accounts as delineated in Attachment C. Moved by ______________. Seconded by _____________.

9. Public Comment
10. Adjournment
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