February 12, 2001
Town Board Minutes

Oswego Town Council Community Center

Supervisor: Jack Tyrie, Jr.
Town Board Members: Margaret Mahaney, Victoria M. Mullen,
Richard Pratt, Barbara Tierney
The regular meeting of the Oswego Town Board was held at 7:00 PM at the Southwest Community Center. 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
Jack Tyrie, Jr.
Margaret Mahaney
Victoria M. Mullen
Barbara Tierney
Excused from the meeting were Councilor Pratt and Attorney to Board Stephen Greene.

Public Comment: Questions from town resident's included what is the status of the comprehensive plan, the capital spending plan, and the highway budget. What is the status of the Community Center?

Resolution 2001-17 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves modification of the 2000 Highway Budget by transfering from the unallocated funds the following: $10,513.60 into DA5110.1 and $24,257.29 into DA5142.1. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie and seconded by Councilor Tierney. All ayes motion carried.

Town Clerk's Report: The tax collection to date is $1,667,503.24, the following amounts were paid to the Supervisor on 2/8/01:
General Fund
Highway Fund
Protax
Fire District
Water District 1
Water District 2
Sewer District 1
Sewer District 2
$62,089.12
264,861.04
5,438.88
174,000.25
6,652.75
17,995.81
24,900.00
50,103.94
January interest collected $728.08, February penalties collected to date $159.81. Utilities collected $250,866.40. January Town Clerk receipts paid to the Supervisor was $552.50.

Resolution 2001-18 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the minutes of the January 8, 2001 Organizational Meeting as presented by the Town Clerk. Moved by Councilor Mahaney and seconded by Councilor Tierney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001-19 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the audit of the bills and payment of the following vouchers:
General Fund
Highway Fund
Franklin/Baylis Lighting
Edgebrook Lighting
Sleepy Hollow Sewer
Ontario Heights Sewer
$22,061.41
15,971.93
109.58
50.32
311.60
125.33
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v-2

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Friendly amendment to pull vouchers 51,52,53, 56, 64 and 65. Motion by Councilor Mahaney and seconded by Councilor Mullen. All ayes motion carried.

Supervisor's Report: Four members will attend the Association of Towns conference in NYC. On February 28, 2001 at 7PM at the Community Center the Town Board will have a public workshop to discuss changes in the "junk law".

Resolution 2001-20 At this time motion by Councilor Mullen and seconded by Councilor Tierney to add an agenda item presented by Councilor Mullen. 3 ayes, 1 nay. Mahaney, Mullen, Tierney aye, Tyrie nay. Motion passed.

Resolution 2001-21 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes payment to members of the Zoning Board of Appeals and Planning Board a stipend of $15.15 for attendance at regular meetings of the aforementioned Boards, provided that a public hearing is not held at the same session. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie and seconded by Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001-22 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the attendance of Town Officials at the 2001 Local Government Conference sponsored by the Tug Hill Commission at Jefferson Community College on April 11, 2001. Be it further resolved that all associated costs, including a per person registration fee of $25.00, shall be considered legitimate Town Charges. Moved by Councilor Mullen, seconded by Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001- 23 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Town Supervisor to attend the New York Alliance Program, to be held on March 19, 2001 in Albany. Be it further resolved that all associated cost, including a registration fee of $75.00, shall be considered ligitimate Town Charges. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie, seconded by Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001-24 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the use of the Community Center and Town voting machines for the purpose of conducting the annual Oswego City School District elections, to be held on Tuesday, May 15th, 2001. Moved by Councilor Tierney, seconded by Councilor Mullen. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001-25 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes Mark See, CPA, to access Town records for the purpose of preparing the Annual Report to the New York State Comproller's Office. Moved by Councilor Mahaney, seconded by Councilor Tierney. All ayes motion carried.

Item F.
Regarding the renewal of the Fruit Valley Veterinary Clinic contract was pulled for further review.

Resolution 2001- 26 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Supervisor to contract with myoswego.com for one-year Domain Hosting at a cost of $299.00. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie, seconded by Councilor Mullen, All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001- 27 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the 2001 Holiday Calendar. (attachment B). Friendly admendment to correct Veteran's Day to November 12th. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001- 28 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the reappointment of Robert Cook to the Town of Oswego Planning Board. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie, seconded by Councilor Mullen. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001- 29 Whereas running separate payrolls for hourly and salaried employees has proven to be inefficient, therefore be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Supervisor to return to a biweekly payroll for all employees. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie, seconded by Councilor Mahaney. 3 ayes, 1 nay. Mahaney, Mullen, Tyrie aye, Tierney nay.

Resolution 2001- 30 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Town Clerk to attend the NYSTCA conference on April 22-25 including a registration fee of $50.00 and any applicable expenses including, lodging, food and mileage. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie, seconded by Councilor Tierney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001- 31 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board appoints Councilor Mullen to serve as chair of the Highway Garage committee. Moved by Councilor Mullen, seconded by Councilor Tierney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001- 32 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board moves into executive session to discuss pending litigation regarding the Carson Road at 8:10 PM. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001-33 Motion by Councilor Mullen, seconded by Supervisor Tyrie to resume the regular meeting of the Oswego Town Board at 8:40 PM. All ayes motion carried.

Motion by Supervisor Tyrie and seconded by Councilor Tierney to adjourn the regular meeting of the Oswego Town Board at 8:41 PM. All ayes motion carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Theresa A. Cooper
Oswego Town Clerk
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