June 15, 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
Councilor
Attorney to the Board
Jack Tyrie, Jr.
Margaret Mahaney
Victoria M. Mullen
Richard Pratt
Barbara Tierney
Stephen C. Greene
Public Comment: Resident's commented on the Town Park water problems and possible solutions, did the town know about the 10% increase in OCWA water bills and what is the town going to do about it? Questions were raised about the ambulance contract and rules on committees.

Supervisor's Report: Supervisor Tyrie will be seeking bid spec's for the Community Center repair, there will be a comprehensive plan workshop on Monday, June 18th at 7PM. at town hall. The ambulance contract is ready to sign and thank you to Ed Geers, and Greg Hermann for their help with the ambulance contract.

Committee Report:
Building Committee: Councilor Mullen reported that the building committee is waiting for a DEC site plan before they can move any further.

Recreation Committee: Councilor Mullen reported on the joint ice cream social with the Town Historical Society on July 10, 2001 in the town park.

Town Clerk's Report: The total fees collected for May were $2,218.50. The Historical Society will be presenting Reuel Todd and Charles Sabin as guest speakers on June 20, 2001, 6:30 PM at the Southwest Community Center.

Resolution 2001- 206 Motion by Councilor Mahaney and seconded by Councilor Mullen to open the public hearing on proposed Local Law 2001-3, at 7:05 PM. All ayes motion carried.

No public comment on proposed Local Law 2001-3.

Resolution 2001- 207 Motion by Councilor Tierney and seconded by Councilor Mahaney to close the public hearing on proposed Local Law 2001-3 at 7:07 PM.

Resolution 2001- 208 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the minutes of the May 14th, regular meeting and the 5/7 workshop, 5/14 public hearing, 5/22 special meeting as submitted by the Town Clerk. Moved by Councilor Tierney and Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001- 209
Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board has audited and approves the payment of the following bills:
General Fund
Highway Fund
Sleepy Hollow Sewer Dist.
Ontario Hts. Sewer Dist.
Lighting District
$34,203.93
6,866.23

126.95

5.99

131.73

v-198-241
v-72-85

v-10-11

v-7

v-3
Motion by Councilor Mahaney and seconded by Supervisor Tyrie. Mahaney, Mullen, Tierney, Tyrie aye, Pratt nay.

Unfinished Business:

Resolution 2001- 210
Be it enacted by the Oswego Town Board that Local Law 2001-02 is hereby declared law within the Town of Oswego. Be it further enacted that such Local Law reads as found in attachment A. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie and seconded by Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001- 211 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Rural Cemetery Rate schedule shall be as follows:

Lot Price $425.00 per lot (perpetual care included)
Grave Openings $425.00 per grave ($50.00 additional for Sunday or holiday)
Foundation Fee .42 per square inch

Be it further resolved that such rates shall become effective ten (10) days following passage of this resolution. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie and seconded by Councilor Pratt. 4 ayes, 1 nay Mahaney, Pratt, Tierney, Tyrie aye, Mullen nay.

Resolution 2001- 212 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board adopts the policy for the governance of the operation of Town Committees found in attachment B. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie and seconded by Councilor Mahaney. Discussion followed. Mahaney, Tyrie, aye, Mullen, Pratt, Tierney nay.

Resolution 2001- 213 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town authorizes the Supervisor to sign the agreement with the city for the provision of ambulance services to the Town of Oswego. Be it further resolved that such agreement may be found in Attachment C, and shall require the Town to make a $10,000.00 payment to the City of Oswego Chamberlain's Office. Be it further resolved that the Oswego Town Board extends its thanks to Greg Hermann and members of the Oswego Town Volunteer Fire Department for their assistance in this matter. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie and seconded by Councilor Pratt. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001- 214 Be it enacted that the Oswego Town Board amends Local Law Number 1 of 1994 to reflect the changes presented by the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation in attachment D. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie, seconded by Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001- 215 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Supervisor to hire Jennifer Moon to provide consultant services involving the use of the WLB accounting program. Be it further resolved that such services shall be compensated at a rate of $10.00 per hours, not to exceed ten hours per week, for not more than a period of 10 weeks. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie and seconded by Councilor Mahaney. Mahaney, Tyrie aye, Mullen, Pratt, Tierney nay.

Resolution 2001- 216 Motion by Supervisor Tyrie and seconded by Councilor Pratt to move into executive session to discuss personnel issues at 8:04 PM. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001- 217 Motion by Councilor Mullen and seconded by Councilor Pratt to resume the regular meeting at 8:23 PM. All ayes motion carried. Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Supervisor to hire________ as Recreation Program director, _______as Assistant Director, and the following as program staff. This item was removed from the agenda.

Motion by Councilor Tierney and seconded by Councilor Pratt to adjourn the regular meeting of the Oswego Town Board at 8:25 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

Theresa A. Cooper
Oswego Town Clerk
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