October 16, 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 October 16, 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
Councilor
Attorney to Board
Jack Tyrie, Jr.
Margaret Mahaney
Victoria Mullen
Richard Pratt
Barbara Tierney
Stephen C. Greene
Supervisor Tyrie asked everyone to remain standing in memory of the sailors who lost their lives this past week and for the speedy recovery for former Legislator Herb VanSchaack.

Resolution 2000-186 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves modification of the 2000 general town budget as follows: transfer $780.00 from A8020.4 planning contractual to A1420.4 (attorney fee); $112.73 from A1620.13 (buildings labor) to A1660.4 (central storeroom); $32.00 from A5010.4 (superintendent Highway contractual) to A13310.4 (traffic control). Moved by Supervisor Tyrie and seconded by Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2000-187 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the minutes of 9/11, 9/28,10/4,10/11 and 10/12 as presented by the Town Clerk. Moved by Councilor Tierney and seconded by Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.

Town Clerk's Report: The Historical Society has Dr. Mary Walker postcards for sale and a few of the membership went to Seneca Falls for the induction of Dr. Mary Walker in the Women's Hall of Fame. The school days presentation will be held again Oct. 22, 2000 at 1:00 PM at the Southwest Community Center.

Supervisors Report: There will be an executive session at the end of the regular meeting and no further business will be conducted after that. The board is working on the budget and further meetings will be held the next one on October 23rd and October 30th at 5PM at the Southwest Community Center.

Public Comment: The resident's in attendance had questions regarding: payroll, community center repairs, agenda on web page, the state effective Jan. 2001 will raise the ambulance fees, will the town have parking attendants for general election. Also when will the budget be ready for the public, value of broken computer, does Cavan Cove road meet town's road specifications and does a PE need to sign off on road.

Resolution 2000-189
Whereas the Town Planning Board has approved the second phase of the Cavan Cove subdivision, and Whereas the Town Highway Superintendent, in a letter dated September 25, 2000, has certified that the extension of Cavan Cove Road meets Town specifications, Therefore be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board accepts the property identified as the 965'extension of Cavan Cove Road as described on the survey map prepared by John Damiano, LLS and dated November 30, 1999. Be it further resolved that said road shall be defined as a dedicated town road. Moved by Councilor Pratt and seconded by Councilor Tierney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2000-190 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the hiring of Jennifer Moon as Assistant Clerk in the Town Supervisor's Office. Be it further resolved that said appointment shall be compensated at a rate of $10.00 per hour, not to exceed 20 hours per week. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie, seconded by Councilor Mahaney. 2 ayes, 3 nays. Mahaney, Tyrie aye, Mullen, Pratt, Tierney, nay.

Resolution 2000-191 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board shall hold a public hearing for the discussion of Proposed Local Law 2000-3. Be it further resolved that such hearing shall begin at 7:15 PM on Monday, November 13, 2000 at the Southwest Community Center. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie and seconded by Councilor Tierney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2000-192 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board appoints Jon Vermilye to chair the Town Public Hearing on renewal of the Cable Franchise agreement with Time-Warner, Inc. Be it further resolved that such hearing shall be held at the Southwest Community Center on Monday, November 20, 2000. Said hearing shall commence at 7:00 PM. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie and seconded by Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2000-193 Whereas Walmart no longer accepts vouchers for payment, Therefore be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Town Supervisor to create a charge account at Walmart. Be it further resolved that the Supervisor, Clerk to Supervisor and Town Clerk shall be authorized to use this account. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2000-194 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Supervisor to purchase a replacement computer. Be it further resolved that the Town board approves the following budge modification; move $900.00 from A8020.4 planning contractual to A1220.4 supervisor contractual. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie and seconded by Councilor Mahaney. 2 ayes, 3 nays. Mahaney, Tyrie aye, Mullen, Pratt, Tierney nay. Motion failed.

Resolution 2000-195 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes Steven Greene, Oswego 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 and seconded by Councilor Pratt. 4 nay, 1 present. Mahaney, Mullen, Pratt, Tierney nay, Tyrie present. Motion failed.

Resolution 2000-196 be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the temporary appointment of Frank Izyk as Assistant Cemetery Superintendent, such appointment to expire on 12/31/2000. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie and seconded by Councilor Mullen. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2000-197 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the appointment of Donalee Murray as Zoning Board of Appeals secretary, such appointment to expire on 12/31/2000. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie and seconded by Councilor Mullen. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2000-198 Whereas Francis Dellamano has devoted countless hours and untold effort toward planning activities in the Town of Oswego, and Whereas the planning board has come to rely upon Mr. Dellamano's experience and knowledge, therefore be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board commends Francis Dellamano for his 20+ years as a member of the Oswego Town Planning Board. Moved by Councilor Mullen and seconded by Councilor Pratt. All ayes motion carried.

Public Comment: Questions regarding the subdivision book and that the planning board should review this, questions regarding Nunzi property, why was Ms. Moon not hired, zoning issues and complaints that were filed. Questions on Sleepy Hollow Road, the cemetery backhoe.

Resolution 2000-199 Motion by Councilor Tierney and seconded by Councilor Pratt to move into executive session at 8:35 PM to discuss pending litigation and personnel matters. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2000-200 Motion by Councilor Tierney and seconded by Councilor Mahaney to resume the regular meeting at 9:07 PM. All ayes motion carried.

Motion by Supervisor Tyrie and seconded by Councilor Mahaney to adjourn the regular meeting at 9:08 PM. All ayes motion carried.

Respectfully submitted,


Theresa A. Cooper, RMC
Oswego Town Clerk
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