January 5, 2004
Town Board Minutes

Southwest Community Center

Supervisor: Victoria M. Mullen
Town Board Members: Tim DeSacia, Margaret Mahaney,
Carol Pritchard, Greg Herrmann
The meeting of the Oswego Town Board was held at the Southwest Community Center. Deputy DeSacia called the meeting to order at 7PM with the Pledge of Allegiance. Roll call was taken with the following members present:
Councilor
Councilor
Councilor
Councilor
Attorney to the Board
Supervisor
Tim DeSacia
Greg Herrmann

Margaret Mahaney

Carol Pritchard

Stephen C. Greene
excused
Town Clerk’s Report: Taxes have been sent out, no tax collection on Monday. Total town clerk fees for the year 2003, $46,976.63. Adjustment to abstract 12 general fund, voucher 416 $102.60, voucher 463 $7.63, voucher 467 $347.81, new total $21,998.17.

Supervisor's Report: No formal report because Supervisor Mullen is in Australia with her family.

Public Comment: Happy New Year

Resolution 2004-1 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the minutes from the December 30, 2003 board meeting. Moved by Councilor Mahaney, second Councilor Pritchard. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2004-2
Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the bills on Abstract 1.
General Fund
Highway Fund
Franklin/Baylis Lighting
Edgebrook Lighting
Sleepy Hollow Sewer District
$8,754.04
$4,180.54
$ 98.71
$ 58.96
$ 74.00
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v 1-3

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Moved by Councilor Herrmann, Second Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2004-3 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the appointments found in Attachment A. Be it further resolved that these appointments shall run until December 31, 2004. Moved by Councilor DeSacia, second Councilor Herrmann. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2004-4 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the schedule of salaries for elected and appointed officials and employees for 2004 found in Attachment B. Moved by Councilor Mahaney, second Councilor Herrmann. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2004-5 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board designates The Oswego Palladium Times as the official town newspaper. Moved by Herrmann, second Councilor Pritchard. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2004-6 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board designates JP Morgan Chase Bank as the town’s depository. Moved by Councilor Mahaney, second Councilor Pritchard. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2004-7 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board 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 Board. Moved by Councilor DeSacia, second Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2004-8 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board establishes both a Town Clerk and a Supervisor’s Petty Cash fund of $100 each. Moved by Councilor Mahaney, second Councilor Herrmann. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2004-9 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the payroll schedule identified as Attachment C. Moved by Councilor Herrmann, second Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2004-10
Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the Holiday Calendar identified as Attachment D. Moved by Councilor Pritchard, second Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2003-11 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board will hold monthly town board meetings the second Monday of each month, at 7:00 p.m. at the Southwest Community Center, and a monthly workshop at 6:00 p.m. the first Monday of the month at the Oswego Town Hall. Moved by Councilor DeSacia, second Councilor Mahaney. Motion by Councilor Mahaney, second by Councilor Herrmann to move the monthly meetings to the Oswego Town Hall. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2004-12 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board 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 Councilor Mahaney, second Councilor Pritchard. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2004-13 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board establishes the Oswego Town Tax Collectors change drawer of $250.00. Moved by Councilor Herrmann, second Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.
January 5, 2004

Resolution 2004-14 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board adopts the Code of Ethics as in Attachment E. Moved by Councilor Mahaney, second Councilor DeSacia. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2004-15 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board appoints Supervisor Victoria Mullen to serve as delegate to the 2004 New York State Association of Towns. Moved by Councilor Mahaney, second Councilor DeSacia. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2004-16 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board adopts the Rules of Order of the Town Board of the Town of Oswego as found in Attachment F. Moved by Councilor DeSacia, second Councilor Herrmann. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2004-17 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board adopts the Voucher Calendar as listed in Attachment G. Moved by Councilor Herrmann, second Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2004-18 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board grants the Supervisor the authority to make the necessary budget modifications to close out the 2003 budget and submit it to the New York State Comptrollers office. Moved by Councilor DeSacia, second Herrmann. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2004-19 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board hires Craig R. Gilbert Co. for yearly copier maintenance contract at the $750.00 Moved by Councilor Mahaney, second Councilor Herrmann. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2004-20 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board appoints Timothy Anderson as ZBA member term to expire 1/09. Moved by Councilor Mahaney, second Councilor DeSacia. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2004-21 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board appoints Theresa Cooper as Marriage Officer term to expire 12/07. Moved by Councilor Pritchard, second Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2004-22 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board appoints Robert Baker and Karen Breen as Assessment Board of Review member term to expire 9/08 and 9/09 respectively. Moved by Councilor DeSacia, second Councilor Herrmann. All ayes motion carried.

Motion by Councilor Herrmann, seconded by Councilor Mahaney to adjourn the meeting at 7:25 PM. All ayes motion carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Theresa A. Cooper, RMC
Oswego Town Clerk
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