January 3, 2005 Organizational Meeting
Town Board Minutes

Oswego Town Hall

Supervisor: Victoria M. Mullen
Town Board Members: Tim DeSacia, Greg Herrmann,
Margaret Mahaney, Carol Pritchard
Attorney to the Board: Stephen C. Greene, Sr.
The organizational meeting of the Oswego Town Board was held on January 3, 2005 at the Oswego Town Hall. Supervisor Mullen called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM with the Pledge of Allegiance. 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

Carol Pritchard
Stephen C. Greene
Resolution 2005-1 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the minutes from the December 13, 2004 and December 27, 2004 town board meetings. Moved by Councilor Mahaney, seconded by Councilor Pritchard.
All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2005-2 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the following budget modification to re-establish the account Safety Inspection-Personal:
*from A3620.4 (safety inspection-contractual)
to A3620.1 (safety inspection-personal) in the amount of $9750.00.
Moved by Supervisor Mullen, seconded by Councilor Herrmann. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2005-3 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, 2005. Moved by Councilor Pritchard, seconded by Supervisor Mullen. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2005-4 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the schedule of salaries for elected and appointed officials and employees for 2005 in Attachment B. Moved by Councilor Pritchard, seconded by Councilor Herrmann. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2005-5 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board designates The Palladium Times as the official town newspaper. Moved by Councilor Pritchard, seconded by Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2005-6 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board designates JP Morgan Chase Bank as the town’s depository for 2005. Moved by Supervisor Mullen, seconded by Councilor Herrmann. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2005-7 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 Herrmann, seconded by Councilor Pritchard. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2005-8 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board establishes both a town clerk and Supervisor’s petty cash fund of $100.00 each. Moved by Councilor Pritchard, seconded by Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2005-9 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the payroll schedule identified as attachment C. Moved by Councilor Mahaney, seconded by Councilor Herrmann. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2005-10 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the holiday calendar identifies as attachment D. Moved by Councilor Herrmann, seconded by Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2005-11 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board will hold monthly town board meetings the second Monday of each month at 7:00 PM and a monthly workshop at 7:00 PM the first Monday of the month, both meetings will be held at the Oswego Town Hall. Moved by Supervisor Mullen, seconded by Councilor Herrmann. 3 ayes, 1 nay; Mullen, Herrmann, Pritchard aye, Mahaney, nay.

Resolution 2005-12 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 postage, freight, and express charges. Claims for these payments shall be presented as the next regular meeting for audit. Moved by Councilor Mahaney, seconded by Councilor Pritchard. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2005-13 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board adopts the Code of Ethics as in attachment E. Moved by Supervisor Mullen, seconded by Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2005-14 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board appoints Supervisor Victoria Mullen to serve as delegate to the 2005 NYS Association of Towns Annual Meeting. Be it further resolved that Councilor Pritchard shall service as an alternate delegate. Moved by Councilor Pritchard, seconded by Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2005-15 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 attach. F. Moved by Councilor Mahaney, seconded by Councilor Pritchard. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2005-16 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board adopts the voucher calendar as listed in attachment G. Moved by Supervisor Mullen, seconded by Councilor Herrmann. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2005-17 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board hires Craig R. Gilbert Co. for yearly copier maintenance contract at a cost of $750.00. Moved by Supervisor Mullen, seconded by Councilor Herrmann. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2005-18 Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board moves into executive session at 7:15 PM to discuss contract negotiation. Moved by Supervisor Mullen, seconded by Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.

Resolution 2005-19 Motion by Councilor Mahaney, seconded by Councilor Herrmann to resume the regular meeting of the Oswego Town Board at 7:45 PM. All ayes motion carried.

Motion by Councilor Mahaney, seconded by Councilor Pritchard to close the regular meeting of the Oswego Town Board at 7:46 PM. All ayes motion carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Theresa A. Cooper, RMC
Oswego Town Clerk

attachments:
A, appointments
B, salaries
C, payroll schedule
D, holiday calendar
E, Code of Ethics
F, Rules of Order
G, voucher calendar
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