May 14, 2001
Town Board Agenda

Southwest Oswego Community Center

Supervisor: Jack Tyrie Jr.
Town Board Members: Richard Pratt, Margaret Mahaney,
Victoria Mullen, Barbara Tierney
1. Pledge of Allegiance
2. Roll call
3. Public Comment
4. Budget Modifications
5. Town Clerk's Report


a. Resolution #______ Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the CSEA to use a Town voting machine for the purpose of holding their 2001 elections. Moved by ____________. Seconded by __________________.

b. Resolution #______ Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the use of the Cemetery Receipt Form (attachment A) and the Cemetery Deed Form (Attachment B). Moved by _____________. Seconded by _______________.

c. Resolution #______ Whereas the estimates submitted for the purchase of a back hoe for the cemetery were not in fact "state bids" and whereas the town of Oswego must follow General Municipal Law 103 when a purchase is made without a state bid price, therefore be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board rescinds Resolution #2001-71. Moved by Councilor Mullen. Seconded by __________.

d. Resolution #______ Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Town Supervisor to advertise for bids on the purchase of a backhoe as described in the specifications submitted by the Rural Cemetery Superintendent (Attachment C). Be it further resolved that such bids shall be opened at 4:00 PM on June 4, 2001. Moved by ____________. Seconded by ______________.

e. Resolution #______ Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board honors Timothy Hetzer for his heroic rescue of Steve Pyne. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie. Seconded by _______________.

f. Resolution #______ Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the settlement of the LL Harbor Assessment case (Attachment D). Moved by _____________. Seconded by _____________.

g. Resolution #______ Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the 2nd Annual Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony to be held in conjunction with the Oswego Town Historical Society. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie. Seconded by _______________.

h. Resolution #______ Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes Town Clerk Teresa Cooper to serve as a Marriage Officer. Be it resolved that such appointment shall run concurrently with the Term of Office of the Town Clerk. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie. Seconded by ________________.

i. Resolution #______ Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board schedules a public hearing on Proposed Local Law #2001-4, such proposed law adopting the changes made by FEMA in the Town's flood plain maps. Be it resolved that such hearing shall be held on June 11, 2001, at 7:05pm at the Southwest Community Center. Moved by __________. Seconded by ________.

j. Resolution #______ Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the hiring of Sean Farnsworth, Ryan Polky, John Knopp, Joe Susino, and Don Dowd III as summer cemetery employees. Moved by _____________. Seconded by ________________.

k. Resolution #______ Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Supervisor to sign the Proposed Cable Television Franchise Agreement with Time-Warner Inc. (Attachment E) Be it further resolved that the Oswego Town Board extends its appreciation to Jon Vermilye for all the time and effort he has devoted to developing said agreement. Moved by ______________. Seconded by ________________.

l. Resolution #______ Whereas, Section 125, subsection 2 of the Town Law of the State of New York Requires the "(t)he Supervisor shall render to the town board at the end of each month a Detailed statement of all money received and disbursed by him for such month, and shall File a copy in the office of the town clerk" and Whereas, the Town Board is obligated, pursuant to Section 119 of said Town Law, to audit claims and direct payment by warrant of only those funds which are available for expenditure from the treasury of the Town, and Whereas, the availability of such funds can be determined only upon receipt and Review of the Supervisor's detailed statement of all money received and disbursed by him as required by the aforesaid section of the Town Law, and Whereas no such monthly statement of the Supervisor has been rendered for the months of February, March or April, of 2001. Now, therefore, be it Resolved that no consent to the disbursement of funds of the Town of Oswego, New York, shall be given until the rendering of such detailed statements to the Town Board filing of same with the Town Clerk has occurred; and be it further Resolved, that if such detailed statements are not so rendered and filed within ten (10) days of this resolution's date, a copy of this resolution shall be transmitted to the Comptroller of the State of New York for advisement and action. Moved by Councilman Pratt. Seconded by ______________.

8. Public Comment
9. Executive Session
10 . Adjournment
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