May 1, 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 # ______.Whereas the Oswego Town Board wishes to encourage activity which aids families as they attempt to address any and all challenges faced by our community's children, and Whereas advocacy of the special needs of children with ADHD serves this purpose, and Whereas the leadership and dedication demonstrated by Oswego Town Resident Cathie Burch is worthy of recognition, Therefore Be It Resolved that the Oswego Town Board congratulates Cathie Burch for her designation, by the MHANYS, as 1999 Parent Advocate of the Year. Be it further resolved that the Board appreciates the effort put forth by Mrs. Burch as the founding member and driving force behind FADD, and encourages community support for the goals of this worthy organization.
Moved by____________________. Seconded by ____________________.

b . Resolution # ______.Whereas the Annual YMCA Tour de Loop is a positive addition to the Oswego Town Community, and Whereas this event promotes the scenic nature of Oswego Town, Therefore Be it Resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the route of the 2000 YMCA Tour de Loop. Be it further resolved that Board authorizes the Supervisor to notify the NYSDOT of this approval. Be it Further Resolved that the Oswego Town Board applauds the continued support of this event by Rudy's and Ontario Orchards and other local businesses.
Moved by _____________. Seconded by ____________.

c. Resolution # ______. Be it Resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Highway Superintendent to attend the 2000 Session of the NYS Highway School, to be held June 5 -7, 2000. Be it further resolved that all associated costs shall be considered legitimate Town charges, and that the Supervisor is authorized to pay a registration fee of $65.00.
Moved by ______________. Seconded by____________.

d. Resolution # ______. Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Supervisor to make the following payments:
Serial Bond Account # XXX-XXXX.X Principal $25,000.00
Account # XXX-XXXX.X Interest $21,200.00
Bond Anticipation Note Account # XXX-XXXX.X Principal $13,000.00
Account # XXX-XXXX.X Interest $ 800.00
Moved by _____________. Seconded by ____________.

e. Resolution # ______.In order that the Oswego Town web page be maintained in a timely manner with up- to-date information, be it resolved that the mailing address for all Town e-mail messages other than those directed to individual council members or the supervisor be sent to the address of the Oswego Town Webmaster.
Moved by Councilor Tierney. Seconded by _________________.

f. Resolution # ______. Be it Resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Supervisor to purchase a Cub Cadet back hoe at a cost of $20,500 for use by the Cemetery Superintendent.
Moved by _____________. Seconded by ______________.

g. Resolution # ______. Whereas the Oswego Town Board wishes to encourage cultural activities within Oswego Town, and Whereas the Recreation Committee has recommended Town Sponsorship of a "mini-concert series", Therefore Be it Resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Supervisor to expend $100 to fund a Barbershop Quartet Concert at the Community Center on May 10, 2000. Be it Further Resolved that the Town Board authorizes the Supervisor to sign a contract with Nick Sterio for the purpose of holding a "Swing Into Summer" Concert.
Moved by ______________. Seconded by ____________.

h. Resolution # ______. Whereas current provisions of the Vehicle and Traffic Law (1662-a) do not permit the Town of Oswego to set speed limits on Town highways, and Whereas NYSDOT has shown great reluctance to honor Town requests for speed limit reductions, and Whereas Town government is better able to respond to local concerns and conditions, as evidenced by the experience of Towns which are permitted to regulate such speed limits, Therefore Be it Resolved that the Oswego Town Board joins the NYS Association of Towns in urging Assemblywoman Frances Sullivan and State Senator James Wright to extend to the Town of Oswego the option of controlling Town Speed Limits through the passage of Local Laws.
Moved by ________________. Seconded by _____________.

i. Resolution # ______. Be it Resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Cemetery Superintendent to hire (see attached list) as Laborers in the Rural Cemetery. Be it further Resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Cemetery Superintendent to hire Mark Polky as Assistant Cemetery Superintendent.
Moved by ________________. Seconded by _______________.

8. Public Comment
9. Adjournment
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