April 10, 2006
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.
of the Oswego Town Board was held on April 10, 2006 at the town hall. Supervisor
Mullen opened the meeting at 7:00 PM with the Pledge of Allegiance; roll
call was taken with the following members present.
Supervisor’s Report: Assemblyman Oaks held a meeting here on Saturday to meet with representatives from the towns of Hannibal, Oswego and Minetto. He listened to our concerns and explained the state budget to us.
On Saturday I attended the Town of Hannibal's open house celebrating their bicentennial. Congratulations to all who helped plan such a memorable event. We wish them success in the next 200 years.
Legislator Malone came to the Town Board workshop and explained the sales tax agreement with the city of Fulton. Any questions should be directed to Legislator Malone. We thank Mr. Malone for taking his time to explain the agreement with the board.
We have been working on site work plan for this building.
The town cemetery will open on April 17, 2006.
Since my clerk Mrs. Peacock has been out on maternity leave things have been backed up in my office, I am putting on a High school student part time as a clerk to help during the school break.
Mrs. Cooper’s deputy is on medical leave and we need to appoint a Deputy Registrar so that there is coverage while Mrs. Cooper attends schooling.
We would like to hold our Town Hall open house on May 18th at 6:00 pm. More on this as plans develop. The town will hold an Easter egg hunt for children, Saturday April 15th at 10 am in the town park.
Public Comment: Questions were asked about the watch tower being built in the town.
Resolution 2006-47 Be it resolved the Oswego Town Board approves the minutes from the March 13, 2006 board meeting.
Moved by Councilor Pritchard, second Councilor Mahaney. All ayes motion carried.
Resolution 2006-48 Be it resolved the Oswego Town Board approves the bills on abstract 4.
Resolution 2006-49 Be it resolved the Oswego Town Board appoints Mr. Robert Dexter to the Zoning Board of Appeals, term to expire on February 2010 and thanks Mr. Dexter for his willingness to serve the town of Oswego.
Moved by Supervisor Mullen, second Councilor Pritchard. All ayes motion carried.
Resolution 2006-50 Be it resolved the Oswego Town Board appoints Mrs. Debra Hogan as Deputy Registrar, term to expire December 31, 2006.
Moved by Councilor Mahaney, second Supervisor Mullen. All ayes motion carried.
Resolution 2006-51 Be it resolved the Oswego Town Board acknowledges the appointment of Ellen Mears as temporary clerk to the supervisor’s office on as on need basis, at $6.00 per hour.
Moved by Supervisor Mullen, second Councilor Pritchard. All ayes motion carried.
Resolution 2006-52 Be it resolved the Oswego Town Board approves the salary of cemetery laborers to minimum wage.
Moved by Councilor Pritchard, second Councilor DeSacia. All ayes motion carried.
Resolution 2006-53 Be it resolved the Oswego Town Board holds a public hearing May 8, 2006 at 7:05 PM to hear all interested parties for or against the Technology Law, Section 208 a new information security breach and notification act. Full text below.
Moved by Supervisor Mullen, second Councilor DeSacia. All ayes motion carried.
Theresa A. Cooper, RMC
Oswego Town Clerk
Establishing the Cyber Security Citizens’ Notification Policy
WHEREAS, under New York’s new Information Security Breach and Notification Act, every local government must individually adopt is own notification policy; and
WHEREAS, the Town of Oswego desires to establish such a policy as follows:
A. This policy is consistent with the State Technology Law, Section 208 as added by Chapters 442 and 491 of the laws of 2005. This policy requires notification to affected New York residents and non-residents. New York State values the protection of private information of individuals. The Town of Oswego is required to notify an individual when there has been or is reasonably believed to have been a compromise of the individual’s private information in compliance with the Information Security Breach and Notification Act and this policy.
B. The Town of Oswego, after consulting with the State’s Office of Cyber Security and Critical Infrastructure Coordination (CSCIC) to determine the scope of the breach and restoration measures, must notify an individual when it has been determined that there has been, or is reasonably believed to have been a compromise of private information through unauthorized disclosure.
C. A compromise of private information means the unauthorized acquisition of unencrypted computerized data with private information.
D. If encrypted data is compromised along with the corresponding encryption key, the data is considered unencrypted and thus falls under the notification requirements.
E. Notification may be delayed if a law enforcement agency determines that the notification impedes a criminal investigation. In such case, notification will be delayed only as long as needed to determine that notification no longer compromises any investigation.
F. The Town of Oswego will notify the affected individual directly by one of the following methods:
Electronic notice, provided that the person to whom notice is required has expressly consented to receiving said notice in electronic form and a log of each notification is kept by the Town of Oswego who notifies affected persons in such form;
Telephone notification provided that a log of each such notification is kept by the Town of Oswego who notifies affected persons; or
Substitute notice, if the Town of Oswego demonstrates to the state Attorney General that the cost of providing notice would exceed $250,000.00, that the affected class of persons to be notified exceeds 500,000, or that the Town of Oswego does not have sufficient contact information. The following constitute sufficient substitute notice:
E-mail notice when the Town of Oswego has an e-mail address for the subject persons;
•Conspicuous posting of the notice on the Town of Oswego’s web site page, if they maintain one; and
•Notification to major statewide media.
G. The Town of Oswego must notify, CSCIC as to the timing, content and distribution of the notices and approximate number of affected persons.
H. The Town of Oswego must notify the Attorney General and the Consumer Protection Board, whenever notification to a New York resident is necessary, as to the timing, content and distribution of the notices and approximate number of affected persons.
I. Regardless of the method by which notice is provided, the notice must include contact information for the Town of Oswego making the notification and a description of the categories of information that were, or are reasonably believed to have been, acquired by a person without valid authorization, including specification of which of the elements of personal information and private information were, or are reasonably believed to have been, so acquired.
J. This Policy also applies to information maintained on behalf of the Town of Oswego by a third party.
K. When more than 5,000 New York residents are to be notified at one time, then the Town of Oswego must notify the consumer reporting agencies as to the timing, content and distribution of the notices and the approximate number of affected individuals. This notice, however, will be made without delaying notice to the individuals.
Consumer Reporting Agency: Any person which, for monetary fees, dues, or on a cooperative nonprofit basis, regularly engages in whole or in part in the practice of assembling or evaluating consumer credit information or other information on consumers for the purpose of furnishing consumer reports to third parties, and which uses any means or facility of interstate commerce for the purpose of preparing or furnishing consumer reports. The state attorney general is responsible for compiling a list of consumer agencies and furnishing the list upon request to the Town of Oswego.
Data: Any information created, stored (in temporary or permanent form), filed, produced or reproduced, regardless of the form or media. Data may include, but is not limited to personally identifying information, reports, files, folders, memoranda, statements, examinations, transcripts, images, communications, electronic or hard copy.
Information: The representation of facts, concepts, or instructions in a formalized manner suitable for communication, interpretation, or processing by human or automated means.
Personal Information: Any information concerning a natural person which, because of name, number, personal mark or other identifier, can be used to identify such natural person.
Private Information: Personal information in combination with any one or more of the following data elements, when either the personal information or the data element is not encrypted or encrypted with an encryption key that has also been acquired:
• social security number; or
• driver’s license number or non-driver identification card number; or
• account number, credit or debit card number, in combination with any required security code, access code, or password which would permit access to an individual’s financial account
“Private information” does not include publicly available information that is lawfully made available to the general public from federal, state, or local government records.
Third Party: Any non-municipal employee such as a contractor, vendor, consultant, intern, other municipality, etc.