January 8, 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 organizational meeting of the Oswego Town Board was held at the Southwest Community Center on January 8, 2001 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 the Board
Jack Tyrie, Jr.
Margaret Mahaney
Victoria M. Mullen
Richard Pratt
Barbara Tierney
Stephen C. Greene
Public Comment: Questions were raised regarding the community center repairs, budget transfers, court officer salaries, ambulance contract, Carson Road, Attorney appointment and salary and constable appointment

Supervisor's Report: There are further budget modifications for the 2000 budget and the highway budget modifications have not been calculated yet and will not be reflected in the resolution.

Resolution 2001-1 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board modifies the 2000 General Budget as follows:

Transfer $7.00 from A7145.4 (joint recreation) to A1410.4 (Town Clerk contractual); and $1595.00 from A 7020.4 (recreation administration) to A1420.4 (attorney); and $2200.00 from A7310.1 (youth programs-personal services) to A1620.4 (buildings contractual); and $500.00 from A7140.4 (playgrounds contractual) to A1650.4 (central communications); and $945.00 from A5182.4 (street lighting) to A1660.4 (central storeroom); and $1915.00 from A5182.4 (street lighting to A4540.4 (ambulance); and $1300.00 from A1910.4 (unallocated insurance) to A3120.1 (police-personal services); and $2950.00 from A9060.8 (medical insurance) to A8020.4 planning contractual.

Moved by Supervisor Tyrie and seconded by Councilor Pratt. All ayes motion carried.

Supervisor's Report continued: A local contractor has looked at the Community Center and will report to the board. Seaway Trail is interested in the Community Center building. State may help with the building. Dog obedience classes and where they can be held will be discussed with the board for next meeting.

A workshop in February will be held to have further discussion on the "Junk Law". January 8, 2001

The city has been notified that a meeting is needed to discuss the ambulance contract. OCWA has been contacted regarding rental of town hall office space. Supervisor Tyrie would like to meet with County Officials to discuss the collection of the sales tax.

On January 22, 01 a meeting of the emergency planning will be held at the Town Fire Barn. An executive session will follow the final public comment section with no further board action being taken.

Resolution 2001-2 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board establishes a Supervisor's Office Petty Cash fund of $100.00. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie and seconded by Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.

Town Clerk's Report: The annual receipts for 2000 for the clerk's office is $24983.20, December receipts total $578.00. Total Tax collection to date is $150,962.66. All dogs need to be tied up until April 30, 2001. Drivers are needed for the senior Meals on Wheels program please volunteer. Thank you to all of the town employees who donated to the Town's secret Santa projects

Resolution 2001-3 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes payment of the following vouchers:
General Fund
Highway Fund
Lighting Districts
Sewer Districts
$8202.85
$9374.51

153.76

84.71

V-1-19
V-1-6

V-1

V-1
Moved by Councilor Tierney and seconded by Councilor Mullen. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001-4 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the minutes of the 12/11/00 and 12/28/00 meetings as submitted by the Town Clerk. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie and seconded by Councilor Tierney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001-5 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board establishes a Town Clerk's Petty Cash fund of $100.00. Moved by Councilor Mahaney and seconded by Councilor Pratt. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001-6 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the payment of 2001 salaries as identified in Attachment A. Friendly amendments: amend Clerk to Supervisor salary from hourly to salary, delete Clerks' salary, change Community Center set-up salary to $8.32 hour, Planning and Zoning board hearings and town authorized special meetings $15.15 per hearing/meeting. Motion by Councilor Mahaney and seconded by Councilor Pratt. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001-7 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the appointments of Town Employees and Officials as identified in Attachment B. Moved by Councilor Mullen and seconded by Councilor Mahaney. Friendly amendments: Amend as follows: Delete Court Attendant from list, add 60 day provisional to Donald Dowd appointment. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001-8 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board will hold the regular meetings of the Town Board on the 2nd Monday of each month with exceptions of holidays when meeting shall be held on the 3rd Monday of the month. Motion by Councilor Mahaney and seconded by Councilor Pratt. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001-9 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board heretofore reaffirms all policies in effect on December 31, 2000 for the year 2001. Motion by Supervisor Tyrie and seconded by Councilor Mahaney. 4 ayes, 1 nay. Mahaney, Mullen, Tierney, Tyrie aye, Pratt nay.

Resolution 2001-10 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves moving to a semi monthly payroll calendar for all salaried employees such payrolls to be made beginning on the 30th of January following on the 15th and 30th of the month thereafter. Motion by Supervisor Tyrie and seconded by Councilor Pratt. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001-11 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Town Supervisor to enter into the copier maintenance agreement submitted by Craig Gilbert (Attachment C). Moved by Supervisor Tyrie and seconded by Councilor Mullen. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001-12 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Town Supervisor to enter into the website maintenance agreement submitted by Lisa Stevens for $2400.00 from January 1, to December 31, 2001. Moved by Councilor Pratt and seconded by Councilor Mullen. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001-13 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board appoints Jack Tyrie, Jr. and Deputy Supervisor Margaret Mahaney to serve as Delegate and Alternate Delegate to the 2001 Annual Meeting of the Association of Towns. Moved by Councilor Mullen and seconded by Councilor Tierney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001-14 Motion by Councilor Tierney and seconded by Councilor Mullen to move into executive session at 8:30 PM to discuss pending litigation. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001-15 Motion by Councilor Tierney and seconded by Councilor Pratt. BE IT RESOLVED, by the Town Board of the Town of Oswego, Oswego County, New York, on the 8th day of January 2001, as follows:

1. That to protect the real property rights of Town of Oswego residents and to enforce the ordinances hereinbefore adopted by the Town of Oswego intended to protect the interests of residents living within residential zones, the Law Offices of Stephen C. Greene is hereby authorized to bring a New York State Supreme Court action in an effort to obtain injunctive relief against Thomas K. Irwin and/or Ruth Irwin and/or the Estate of Carl V. Irwin, to cease an alleged expansion of a non-conforming commercial business use of premises located upon 413 Cemetery Road, Oswego, New York and the lands appurtenant thereto.

2. This resolution shall take effect as of January 9, 2001 nunc pro tunc.

Vote of the Town Board of the Town of Oswego, New York:

Aye Jack Tyrie, Jr. Supervisor
Aye Barbara Tierney Councilor
Aye Victoria Mullen Councilor
Aye Margaret Mahaney Councilor
Aye Richard Pratt Councilor

Resolution 2001-16 Motion by Councilor Tierney and seconded by Supervisor Tyrie to resume the regular meeting at 9:40 PM. All ayes motion carried. Motion by Supervisor Tyrie and seconded by Councilor Mahaney to adjourn the regular meeting at 9:41 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

Theresa A. Cooper
Oswego Town Clerk
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