September 10, 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: Questions and concerns directed to the Town Board regarding the ambulance contract, notification of upcoming elections in writing to town fire department, emergency planning meeting, sales tax at college, the clean up of cell tower area on Bunker Hill Road. Further comments regarding the planning board and the comprehensive plan, the planning board would like the town board to vote on the comprehensive plan. Questions on the proposed revision to the subdivision book regarding road specifications. What is the next step on the road spec's? Is the audit of town books complete? Why take over the Donovan Drive Road at this time?

Supervisor's Report: The budget process has begun, department heads have request form and need to return them by September 20th . He also checked with the Board of Elections regarding the question raised about the justice positions and the law changed by the courts to allow justice position to run concurrently. There will be a special meeting of the town board on Saturday, September 15, 2001 at 11:00 am at the town hall.

Town Clerk's Report: Total sales for August $8,023.68, with $1838.26 being paid to the Supervisor. Correction to abstract 3, 4, 5, and 7. see attached.

Resolution 2001- 246 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the minutes of the August 2001 regular board meeting as submitted by the town clerk. Moved by Councilor Pratt and seconded by Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001- 247
Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board adds budget modifications to the agenda. Moved by Councilor Pratt and seconded by Councilor Mullen. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001- 248 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the budget modification to line DA5110.4 to DA5142.4 for $2,200.00. Motion by Councilor Mullen and seconded by Councilor Tierney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001- 249 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board has audited and approves the payment of the following bills:
General Fund
Highway Fund
Franklin/Baylis Lighting
Edgebrook Lighting
SW1-Fruit Valley Water
SW2-Southwest Water
SW3-Oswego Center
SW4-Washington Blvd
SW5-Lake Road
SW6-Fifth Street
SW7-Ontario Heights
SW8-Comprehensive
$18677.62
10354.46
85.43
39.24
2235.81
1197.50
583.60
2152.46
613.90
591.16
848.85
1121.70
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Motion by Councilor Pratt and seconded by Supervisor Tyrie. 4 ayes, 1 abstain Mahaney, Pratt, Tierney and Tyrie, aye, Mullen, abstain

Resolution 2001- 250 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board accepts with regret the resignation of Zoning Board of Appeals member Elizabeth Sharkey. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie and seconded by Councilor Mullen. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001- 251 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the appointment of Robert Baker to fill the un-expired term of Elizabeth Sharkey on the ZBA. Be it further resolved that said term shall expire in February 2003. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie and seconded by Councilor Pratt. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001- 252 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the appointment of Greg Auletta to fill the un-expired term of Vivian Golding on the Zoning Board of Appeals. Be it further resolved that said term shall expire in February 2002. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie and seconded by Councilor Pratt. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001- 253 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board grants a utility easement to William Hill. Be it further resolved that the Supervisor is authorized to execute papers prepared by the Attorney to the Town Board for the purpose of identifying and permitting the creation of said easement. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie and seconded by Councilor Mullen. All ayes motion carried. Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board requests review of the Town Comprehensive Plan by the Town Zoning Board of Appeals. Motion by Councilor Pratt, seconded by Councilor Mullen. Discussion followed. Councilor Pratt then withdrew this motion.

Resolution 2001- 254 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the appointment of Shelley Rahn to serve as Secretary to the ZBA, friendly amendment to add Sandy Pike to serve as Secretary to the Planning Board. Terms to expire December 31, 2001. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie, seconded by Councilor Mullen. 4 ayes, 1 abstain. Mullen, Pratt, Tierney and Tyrie aye, Mahaney abstain.

Resolution 2001- 255 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board congratulates the Oswego County Town Clerk's Association on its "Tenth Anniversary". Be it further resolved that the Town Board applauds the Clerks' Association for a decade of work to further the interests of the residents of the 22 Towns in Oswego County. Moved by Supervisor Tyrie, seconded by Councilor Mahaney. 4 ayes, 1 nay. Mahaney, Mullen, Tierney, Tyrie aye, Pratt, nay

Resolution 2001- 256 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the dedication of Donovan Drive as a town road together with a 20' drainage easement. Moved by Councilor Tierney and seconded by Councilor Pratt. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2001- 257 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board shall hold a public hearing for the discussion of Proposed Local Law 2001-5, as found in attachment A, on October 15, 2001 at the Southwest Community Center. Be it further resolved that the hearing would commence at 6:45 PM. Moved by Councilor Pratt and seconded by Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.

Public Comment: Questions were raised about the agenda, thank you and credit should be given to Councilor Mullen for her effort on the moving forward with the building committee. What is next with the comprehensive plan? Town Board members should go to the next planning board meeting to discuss the comprehensive plan with planning board members.

Motion by Councilor Mullen and seconded by Councilor Tierney to close the regular meeting at 8:15 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

Theresa A. Cooper
Oswego Town Clerk
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