February 11, 2002
Town Board Minutes

Southwest Community Center
Supervisor: Victoria M. Mullen
Town Board Members: Tim DeSacia, Margaret Mahaney,
Richard Pratt, Barbara Tierney
The regular meeting of the Oswego Town Board was held on February 11, 2002 at the Southwest Community Center. Supervisor Mullen opened with the Pledge of Allegiance at 7:00 PM. Roll call was taken with the following members present:
Supervisor
Councilor
Councilor
Councilor
Councilor
Attorney to the Board
Victoria Mullen
Tim DeSacia
Margaret Mahaney
Richard Pratt - excused
Barbara Tierney
Stephen C. Greene
Town Clerk's Report: Disbursement of tax money received was made to the Supervisor for Highway Fund, General Fund and Fire District. Exact figures to be reported next month.

Supervisor's Report: Supervisor Mullen reported that the Teamster's Contract for the Town Highway Department has been settled. An agreement with OCWA for rental space at town hall has been set at $500.00 per month retro active till 2001. She also met with the Dean of Student Affairs regarding the ambulance billing for college students. The 2001 books have been closed and the report has been sent to the Comptroller. There will be a Sleepy Hollow meeting on 2/13/02, a highway garage committee meeting on 2/20/02 at town hall and the next board workshop will be held on 3/4/01 at 4:30, town hall.

Public Comment: Questions were raised regarding the salaries for highway workers, who is going to pay DEC fines for Sleepy Hollow and what is next after fine is paid to DEC? Questions and comments regarding the penalty from income tax withholding for the town and questions about public comment. The bridge on St. Rt. 104 in Fruit Valley will be closed on or around April 1st for 4 months, also the public comments made two years ago were never made public and one resident was wondering where this report is. Water line questions for property on St. Rt. 104 were brought up again, the property owner feels something should be done about the right a way problem.

Resolution 2002- 29 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the bills on Abstract #3
General Fund
Highway Fund
Franklin-Baylis Lighting
Edgebrook Lighting
Sleepy Hollow Sewer Dist.
$10071.85
6071.25

101.66

60.71

24.00
v25-48
v11-19

v2

v2

v2
Moved by Supervisor Mullen and seconded by Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2002-30 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the appointment of John W. Pritchard as Planning Board Member. This appointment runs until February 2009. Moved by Councilor DeSacia and seconded by Councilor Tierney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2002- 31 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the appointment of Gregory Auleta as Zoning Board Member. This appointment runs until February 2006. Moved by Councilor Mahaney and seconded by Supervisor Mullen. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2002- 32 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board directs the Supervisor to sign a rental or lease agreement for $500.00 a month, with Onondaga County Water Authority, for office space in the Oswego Town Hall, measuring 10x14. This lease or rental agreement is retroactive from the year starting January 2001. Discussion followed with friendly amendment to change this to a rental agreement not lease. Moved by Supervisor Mullen and seconded by Councilor Tierney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2002- 33 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board directs the Supervisor to sign the three year agreement with Teamsters Local 317 per attached. Moved by Supervisor Mullen and seconded by Councilor Tierney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2002- 34 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board accepts a gift of three folding tables from the Town Senior Citizen group. These tables shall not be removed from the Community Center. Moved by Councilor Mahaney and seconded by Councilor DeSacia. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2002- 35 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the use of voting machines and the Community Center by the City School District on Tuesday, May 21, 2002 for the school districts budget and Board of Education election. Moved by Councilor Tierney and seconded by Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2002- 36 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board adopts the voucher calendar found in attachment A. Moved by Supervisor Mullen and seconded by Councilor DeSacia. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2002- 37 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board adopts the rules of order found in Attachment B. Moved by Supervisor Mullen and seconded by Councilor Tierney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2002- 38 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the Recreations schedule and events found in Attachment C. Moved by Councilor DeSacia and seconded by Councilor Tierney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2002- 39 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the attendance of Mrs. Theresa A. Cooper at the Annual Town Clerks Conference April 21-24, 2002 in Saratoga, New York. Moved by Supervisor Mullen and seconded by Councilor Tierney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2002- 40 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board adopts the Code of Ethics found in Attachment D. Moved by Councilor Tierney and seconded by Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2002- 41 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board directs the Supervisor to sign the Veterinarian Contract with Fruit Valley Animal Clinic found in Attachment E, for the year 2002. Moved by Councilor Tierney and seconded by Supervisor Mullen. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2002- 42 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board requests the Planning and Zoning Boards to review and make recommendations on the Towns Zoning Laws. Friendly amendment to add (within 60 days). Moved by Councilor DeSacia and seconded by Supervisor Mullen. All ayes motion carried.

Motion by Councilor Tierney and seconded by Councilor Mahaney to adjourn the regular meeting of the Oswego Town Board at 8:05 PM. All ayes motion carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Theresa A. Cooper, RMC
Oswego Town Clerk
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