March 11, 2002
Town Board Minutes
Southwest Community Center
Supervisor: Victoria M. Mullen
Town Board Members: Tim DeSacia, Margaret Mahaney,
Richard Pratt, Barbara Tierney
meeting of the Oswego Town Board was held on March 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:
February 7, 2002
General Fund - $77276.10
Highway Fund - $244,999.07 Balance due
Fire Department - $174,000.93
February 13, 2002
Water #1WD 421 - $6,653.14
Water#8 WD 428 - $17,995.81
Sewer#1 SD 421 - $24,900.00
Sewer#2 SD 422 - $50,103.90
Unpd Sewer 999 - $2,188.80
Utility taxes directly collected by the County Treasurer - $158,403.36
Total Taxes collected as of February 28, 2002 - $1,734,760.46
March 9, 2002 paid to Supervisor
January Bank Interest $748.71
February Bank Interest 893.60
February town clerk income total received: $689.00, with $605.55 paid to Supervisor.
The Historical Society will host a presentation on the Oswego City Poor House at Fall Brook on Thompson Rd. March 14th at 7:00 PM. Historian Justin White will be the presenter.
Supervisor's Report: The Carson road case has been settled, Supervisor Mullen met with SUNY Oswego officials regarding the ambulance contract billing issues. She met with OCWA and has received retro pay for rental of office space at town hall. Councilor Mahaney will be the liaison between the ZBA, Planning and Town Board. A new refrigerator has been purchased for the Senior Citizens for use at the Southwest Community Center.
Public Comment:Questions and concerns from the public were as follows: did the town board vote to hire Barton and Loguidice, are all the board members up to speed with Sleepy Hollow problems, if a person can not hook up to the current sewer district will the rest of the people in Sleepy Hollow have to pay? The 3 tables the seniors donated are here. Comments regarding the ability of the current supervisor were voiced. How does one go about getting a streetlight set up in or around where they live?
Resolution 2002-43 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the minutes from the February 11, 2002 town board meeting. Moved by Supervisor Mullen and seconded by Councilor Tierney. All ayes motion carried.
Resolution 2002- 44 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the bills on abstract #3. Moved by Councilor Mahaney and seconded by Councilor DeSacia. All ayes motion carried.
Resolution 2002- 46 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board shall hold a public hearing on April 8, 2002 at 7:05 PM at the Southwest Community Center for the purpose of discussion of Proposed Local law 2002-2 Home- improvement Exemptions to Lower Property-taxes (HELP) friendly amendment to add tax deferment plan. Moved by Supervisor Mullen and seconded by Councilor Tierney. All ayes motion carried.
Resolution 2002- 47 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board will receive sealed bids on a 1989 Ford ² ton, 4 wheel drive pickup truck, and a 1994 ² ton Chevrolet pickup truck. Bids due on March 28th by 12:00 Noon at the Oswego Town Clerk's office, 2320 Co. Rt. 7. Bids will be opened at 4:00 PM, March 28th in the Clerk's office. The Oswego Town Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids. Moved by Councilor DeSacia and seconded by Councilor Pratt. All ayes motion carried.
Resolution 2002-48 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Town Highway Superintendent to order on State Bid a 2002 ² ton pickup truck to be paid with the surplus from the 2001 highway budget and from the sale of equipment and funds from the 2002 highway equipment budget. Friendly amendment to add: subject to the final approval of this board at the next meeting April 8, 2002. Moved by Councilor DeSacia and seconded by Councilor Tierney. All ayes motion carried.
Resolution 2002- 49 per attached Carson vs Town of Oswego. Motion by Councilor Tierney and seconded by Councilor Pratt. All ayes motion carried. Resolution 2002- 50 Motion by Supervisor Mullen and seconded by Councilor DeSacia to add an agenda item. All ayes motion carried.
Resolution 2002- 51 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board will hold a public hearing on April 8, 2002 at 6:45PM at the Southwest Community Center regarding the adoption of an Ordinance for Storm Water Management and Erosion Control. Also a public hearing will be held on April 8, 2002 at 6:30 PM at the Southwest Community Center for discussion on Proposed Local Law 2002-1 which shall be known as the Town of Oswego Sewer Use Law. Moved by Supervisor Mullen and seconded by Councilor Pratt. All ayes motion carried.
Supervisor Mullen asked if there was any public comment regarding the above additions to the agenda? It was suggested that letters go out to all Sleepy Hollow and Ontario Heights resident's regarding these public hearings.
Motion by Councilor Tierney and seconded by Councilor Mahaney to adjourn the regular meeting at 7:40 PM. All ayes motion carried.
Theresa A. Cooper, RMC
Oswego Town Clerk