January 2, 2002 Organizational Meeting
Town Board Minutes

Southwest Community Center
Supervisor: Victoria M. Mullen
Town Board Members: Tim DeSacia, Margaret Mahaney,
Richard Pratt, Barbara Tierney
The organizational meeting of the Oswego Town Board was held on January 2, 2002 at the Southwest Community Center. Supervisor Mullen opened the meeting at 6:00 PM with the Pledge of Allegiance. The following members were present.
Supervisor
Councilor
Councilor
Councilor
Councilor
Victoria Mullen
Tim DeSacia
Margaret Mahaney
Richard Pratt
Barbara Tierney
There was no report from the Supervisor and Town Clerk this meeting.

Public Comment: No comments.

Old Business: None

Resolution 2002-1 Be it resolved the Oswego Town Council approves the minutes from the December 19 and 27, 2001 board meetings. Moved by Councilor Tierney and seconded by Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2002-2 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Council approves the appointments and salaries found in attachment A, it is furthering resolved that these appointments shall run until December 31, 2002. Moved by Supervisor Mullen and seconded by Councilor Tierney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2002-3 Be it resolved the Oswego Town Council designates the Oswego Palladium Times as the official Town newspaper. Moved by Councilor Pratt and seconded by Supervisor Mullen. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2002- 4 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Council designates JP Morgan Chase Bank as the town's depository. Moved by Supervisor Mullen and seconded by Councilor Pratt. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2002- 5 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Council imposes on the Supervisor powers and duties of administration and supervision of town or special improvement district functions to be performed on behalf of the Town Board. Moved by Councilor Tierney and seconded by Councilor DeSacia. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2002-6 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Council establishes both a Town Clerk and Supervisors Petty Cash fund of $100.00 each. Moved by Supervisor Mullen and seconded by Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2002-7 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Council approves the payroll calendar identified as attachment B. Moved by Councilor Pratt and seconded by Councilor Tierney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2002-8 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Council approves the holiday calendar identified as attachment C. Moved by Supervisor Mullen and seconded by Councilor DeSacia. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2002-9 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Council will hold monthly town board meetings the second Monday of each month, at 7:00 PM at the Southwest Community Center unless such Monday falls on a town celebrated holiday the meeting will be held on the next Tuesday. Moved by Supervisor Mullen and seconded by Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2002-10 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Council authorizes the Supervisor to pay in advance of audit of claims for public utilities services such as gas, electric, water, sewer, fuel oil and telephone service as well as for postage, freight and express charges. Claims for these payments shall be presented at the next regular meeting for audit. Moved by Supervisor Mullen and seconded by Councilor Pratt. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2002-11 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Council approves the contract for the maintenance of the Town Web site, such contract to be executed by the Supervisor and Lisa Stevens, with no increase for 2002. Moved by Supervisor Mullen and seconded by Councilor Tierney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2002-12 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Council establishes the Oswego Town Tax Collectors change drawer of $250.00. Moved by Councilor Pratt and seconded by Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.

Supervisor Mullen asked if the Town Council had any comments at this time. Councilor Mahaney asked if the board would still be having monthly workshops? The workshops will be held the Monday before the regular board meeting at town hall between 4:30 and 5:00 PM starting in February stated Supervisor Mullen. Councilor Mahaney asked about Sleepy Hollow matter? This will be discussed at the next board meeting. Supervisor Mullen spoke about the changes at town hall and invited everyone to stop by anytime.

Public Comment: The assistant cemetery superintendent position was not listed on the appointment list. What about the Truax building and zoning changes?

Motion by Councilor Tierney and seconded by Councilor Mahaney to adjourn the meeting at 6:30 PM. All ayes motion carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Theresa A. Cooper, RMC
Oswego Town Clerk
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