September 8, 2003
Town Board Minutes

Oswego Town Council Community Center

Supervisor: Victoria M. Mullen
Town Board Members: Tim DeSacia, Margaret Mahaney,
Richard Pratt, Greg Herrmann
The meeting of the Oswego Town Board was called to order by Supervisor Mullen on September 8, 2003 at the Southwest Community Center at 6:55 PM. Roll call was taken with the following members present:
Supervisor
Councilor
Councilor
Councilor
Councilor
Attorney to the Board
Victoria Mullen
Tim DeSacia
Greg Herrmann
Margaret Mahaney
Richard Pratt
Stephen C. Greene
Resolution 2003-101 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board opens the public hearing to hear all interested parties for or against Proposed Local Law 2003-5, a local law to decrease the membership of the planning board from seven to five, to take effect upon the next tow expirations of terms. Moved by Supervisor Mullen and seconded by Councilor Pratt. All ayes motion carried.

The public hearing was opened at 6:55 PM with the following comments:
Dominick Pike was against this proposal; he feels it should stay to 7 members.
Barry Pritchard asked why the board wanted to change the membership?

Resolution 2003-102 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board closes the public hearing on Proposed Local Law 2003-5 at 6:57 PM Moved by Councilor DeSacia and seconded by Councilor Herrmann. All ayes motion carried.

Town Clerk’s Report: August fees to Supervisor, $2603.63 total for the month $9274.94 (hunting license sales started). The dog census is going well all the sub-divisions are complete only 2 problems with residents. The enumerators will start on the main roads soon. The Historical Society will have a yard sale September 19 & 20 to raise money for a Dr. Mary Statue. Please donate items and/or come buy something.

Supervisor's Report: The highway garage is moving along, stall is going up. I am pleased that the Sleepy Hollow numbers are still within permit level, G & G sold the old pumps. The tentative budget will be filed with the town clerk on September 30th. The recreation program is over and it went well, we hope to have this program again next year. The next town board meeting will be held on October 6, 7 PM due to Columbus Day holiday. A tree has been donated to the town for the park and will be planted on September 24. This tree from Entergy and Soil & Water will signify the towns ability to bounce back after the ice storm.

Public Comment:
None

Resolution 2003-103 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the minutes from the August 11, 2003 town board meeting. Moved by Councilor Mahaney and seconded by Councilor DeSacia. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2003-104 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the bills on abstract 9.

General Fund
Highway Fund
Capital Fund
Sleepy Hollow Sewer District
Ontario Heights Sewer District
SWF
$13,140.59
10,293.96
122,342.72
1,309.36
90.19
20,994.72
v-273-315
v-127-140
v- 21-25
v- 31-35
v- 12-13
v- 1
Moved by Councilor DeSacia and seconded by Councilor Herrmann. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2003-105 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board sets a public hearing on October 6, at 6:55 PM at the Southwest Community Center, 7708 St. Rt. 104, Oswego, NY, to hear all interested parties for or against the proposed changes regarding the land use map, that completes the comprehensive plan. Moved by Councilor Mahaney, seconded by Supervisor Mullen. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2003-106 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board adopts Local Law 2003-5 decreasing the membership of the planning board from seven to five, this decrease t take effect upon the next two expirations of terms. Moved by Councilor Mahaney and seconded by Councilor DeSacia. Discussion

Resolution 2003-107 Motion by Councilor DeSacia and seconded by Councilor Herrmann to table Resolution 2003- 106. DeSacia aye, Herrmann aye, Mahaney nay, Mullen aye, Pratt nay

Motion by Councilor Mahaney and seconded by Councilor Pratt to close the town board meeting at 7:15 PM. All ayes motion carried.

Respectfully submitted,


Theresa A. Cooper, RMC
Oswego Town Clerk
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