September 11, 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


Resolution # _____. Be it resolved that the Oswego town Board approves the minutes as presented by the Town Clerk. Moved by _________. Seconded by _________.

Resolution # _____. Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the Town Clerk's audit and the payment of the following vouchers:
General Fund #'s
SS1 #'s
SS2 #'s
330-383
15-18
Moved by ______________. Seconded by _____________.

4. Supervisor's Report
5. Public Comment
6. Unfinished Business
7. New Business


a. Resolution # _____. Be It Resolved That The Oswego Town Board authorizes the attendance of the Town Justices and Court Clerks at the NYS Magistrates/Clerks School and Conference in Ellenville, New York from October 15th to 18th. Be It Further Resolved that all associated costs shall be considered legitimate Town charges. Be It Further Resolved that such costs shall include $50.00 and $20.00 pre-registration fees for Justices and clerks respectively, and $121.00 per person, per day for meal and lodging costs. Moved by ____________. Seconded by ____________.

b. Resolution # _____. Be It Resolved That The Oswego Town Board authorizes the Supervisor to sign the Application for Fire Hydrants, (Attachment) to be located on Cavan Cove. Be It Further Resolved That, that costs of such work shall be borne by Donald G. and Patricia I. Pritchard, the developers of Cavan Cove. Moved by ___________. Seconded by ____________.

c. Resolution # _____. Be It Enacted That The Oswego Town Board approves the grammatical and legal changes, in Local Law 1 of the year 2000, such changes being of a technical nature which do not alter the meaning or intent of the Law. Be It Further Resolved that such changes are represented in Attachment. Moved by ___________. Seconded by ______________.

d. Resolution # _____. Whereas the problems resulting from sprawl, failure of infrastructure to keep pace with development, and loss of open space are regional in nature, and Whereas the Town of Oswego Planning Board has a vital role to play in answering questions related to such problems and Whereas the Oswego Town Board recognizes that responsible, long-range planning practices are of benefit to Town Residents, Be It Resolved That The Oswego Town Board joins with the American Institute of Certified Planners and the American Planning Association in declaring November 8, 2000 to be World Town Planning Day in the Town of Oswego. Be It Further Resolved that the Oswego Town Board directs the Supervisor to take appropriate steps to recognize the role of the Town Planning Board. Moved by ________. Seconded by _________.

e. Resolution # _____. Be It Resolved That The Oswego Town Board approves the attendance of Planning Board and Town Board members at the waterfront ReDiscovery Conference in Albany on September 26th and 27th. Be It Further Resolved That The Oswego Town Board approves associated charges, including a ___ per person registration fee, shall be considered legitimate Town charges. Moved by _______. Seconded by ___________.

f. Resolution # _____. Be It Resolved That The Oswego Town Board approves the application to the Oswego County Decentralization Grant Program (Attachment ____). Moved by Councilwoman Mullen. Seconded by ___________.

g. Resolution # _____. Whereas the New York State Comptroller's Office recommends that the duties of cash management should be separated from bookkeeping duties, and Whereas such separation ensures greater accountability to the taxpayer, and security of Town funds, and Whereas such a division of duties can be accomplished without increased cost to the taxpayer, Therefore Be It Resolved that the Oswego Town board approves amending the duties of the Assistant Clerk assigned to the Supervisor's Office as follows:

Employee shall be responsible for all bookkeeping tasks, financial reporting requirements, and banking reconciliation of the Town of Oswego. Employee shall also be responsible for clerical tasks associated with the Rural Cemetery, and when time permits assist with the duties of the Clerk to the Supervisor. Be It Further Resolved that said position shall be paid at a rate of $10.00/hour, and shall not exceed 25 hours/week. Be It Further Resolved that the stipend for Cemetery Bookkeeper shall be used as partial funding of the position. Be It Further Resolved That The Town Supervisor is authorized to request the involvement of the County Personnel Department in determining job title, classification and testing procedures required to produce qualified applicants for said community.

Moved by Supervisor Tyrie. Seconded by ______________.

h. Resolution # _____. Be It Resolved That The Oswego Town board shall hold a public hearing for the discussion of Proposed Town Law _____. Be It Further Resolved that such hearing shall begin at 7:15 on Monday, October _____ at the Southwest Community Center. Moved by ________. Seconded by ________.

i. Resolution # _____. Whereas the Town of Oswego has equipment and materials which are no longer of use to the Town, and Whereas there has been an insufficient effort to keep track of the disposal of such equipment and materials, and Whereas said equipment and materials may be of some value on the market. Therefore Be It Resolved That The Oswego Town Board directs the Supervisor to conduct a survey of Town Officials and Employees for the purpose of identifying the manner in which Town equipment and materials are discarded, and to identify all such property which is in the Town's Possession. Be It Further Resolved that the Supervisor shall research the methods of disposal which may generate revenue for the Town. Moved by ________. Seconded by _______.

j. Resolution # _____. Be It Resolved That The Oswego Town Board accepts with regret the resignation of Court Clerk, Shirlie Stuart. Be It Further Resolved That The Town Board thanks Mrs. Stuart for more than a decade of service to the Town of Oswego. Moved by _____. Seconded by _____.

k. Resolution # _____. Be It Resolved That The Oswego Town Board approves the appointment of Patricia Jung to serve as Court Clerk. Moved by _____. Seconded by _____.

l. Resolution # _____. Whereas the Oswego Town Board wishes to encourage the development of young people with strong character and high ideals, Be It Resolved That The Oswego Town Board commends Nicholas Fernandes on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. Be It Further Resolved That The Oswego Town Board extends it's thanks to Mr. and Mrs. Fernandes, his parents, for their contribution to Oswego Town Community. Be It Further Resolved That The Oswego Town Board also acknowledges the contribution of Troop Master Rick Fernandes of Scout Troop 891 for his continued good work. Moved by ______________. Seconded by _________.

8. Public Comment
9. Adjournment
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