Town Board

Town of Oswego
Town Board Meeting Minutes
December 9, 2013

Supervisor: Victoria M. Mullen
Town Board Members: Tim DeSacia, Greg Herrmann, Margaret Mahaney, Richard Tesoriero
Attorney to the Board: Stephen C. Greene, Sr.

The meeting of the Oswego Town Board was held on December 9, 2013 at the town hall.
Supervisor Mullen opened the meeting at 7:00 PM with the Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence for Christine Smith who passed away recently, wife of past highway superintendent.

Present:
Supervisor Victoria Mullen
Councilor Tim DeSacia
Councilor Greg Herrmann
Councilor Margaret Mahaney
Councilor Richard Tesoriero
Attorney to town board Stephen Greene, excused
Attorney Stephen Greene Jr.

Others Present:
County Legislator Doug Malone
County Legislator Terry Wilbur
Historian George DeMass

Town Clerk's Report: See Town Clerk’s Page

Supervisor's Report: See Supervisor’s Page

Historian’s Report: See Historian’s Page

Public Comment: None

Resolution 2013-110 Approval of Minutes and Reports
On motion by Councilor Mahaney, second by Councilor Tesoriero the following resolution was adopted 5 Ayes, DeSacia, Herrmann, Mahaney, Mullen, Tesoriero, 0 Nays.
Resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the minutes from the November 12, 2013 town board meeting, the Supervisor's financial report, and the reports from the town clerk, dog control officer, code enforcement officer and cemetery clerk.

Resolution 2013-111 Audit of Claims
On motion by Supervisor Mullen and second by Councilor Herrmann the following resolution was adopted 5Ayes, DeSacia, Herrmann, Mahaney, Mullen, and Tesoriero, 0 Nays.
Resolved that the bills on Abstract 12 have been reviewed by the Town Board and are authorized for payment in the following amounts.

General Fund
Highway Fund
Franklin/Baylis Lighting
Edgebrook Lighting
Sleepy Hollow Sewer District
Ontario Heights Sewer District
$50,444.58
$13,887.40
$ 112.29
$ 67.22
$ 984.71
$ 35.23
v400-423
v182-197
v87
v88
v83,85,86,89
v84

Resolution 2013-112 Year End Budget Modifications
On motion by Councilor DeSacia, second by Supervisor Mullen the following resolution was adopted 5 Ayes, DeSacia, Herrmann, Mahaney, Mullen and Tesoriero 0 Nays.
Resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Supervisor to make the necessary year-end budget modifications to close the 2013 accounts and send the report to the State Comptroller.

Resolution 2013-113 Tax Collector's Change Drawer
On motion by Councilor Tesoriero, second Councilor Herrmann the following resolution was adopted 5 Ayes, DeSacia, Herrmann, Mahaney, Mullen and Tesoriero 0 Nays.
Resolved that the Oswego Town Board establishes the Oswego Town Tax Collector's change drawer in the amount of $250.00.

Resolution 2013-114 Tax Bill Postage
On motion by Supervisor Mullen and second by Councilor DeSacia the following resolution was adopted 5Ayes, DeSacia, Herrmann, Mahaney, Mullen, and Tesoriero 0 Nays.
Resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the issuance of a check payable to the Postmaster for the mailing of the tax bills.

Resolution 2013-115 Credit Cards
On motion by Supervisor Mullen and second by Councilor DeSacia the following resolution was adopted 5 Ayes, DeSacia, Herrmann, Mahaney, Mullen and Tesoriero, 0 Nays.
Resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the use of credit cards for payments to the Town of Oswego.

Resolution 2013-116 Dog Census
On motion by Supervisor Mullen, and second by Councilor Mahaney the following resolution was adopted 5 Ayes, DeSacia, Herrmann, Mahaney, Mullen and Tesoriero, 0 Nays.
Resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves a dog census beginning January 2, 2014 until finished; and further approves notifying homeowners via mail.

Resolution 2013-117 DEC Equipment
On motion by Supervisor Mullen, and second by Councilor Herrmann the following resolution was adopted 5 Ayes, DeSacia, Herrmann, Mahaney, Mullen and Tesoriero, 0 Nays.
Resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the recycling of NYS Department of Conservation loaned equipment for the purpose of selling sporting licenses which include; computer, keyboard, mouse, printer, hand scanner and valeron printer. Be it further resolved that the waiver form be mailed no later than January 15, 2014.

Resolution 2013-118 NYS Transportation Undertaking
On motion by Councilor Herrmann, and second Councilor Mahaney the following resolution was adopted 5 Ayes, DeSacia, Herrmann, Mahaney, Mullen and Tesoriero, 0 Nays.
Resolved that the Oswego Town Board authorizes the Supervisor to file with the NYS Department of Transportation the Undertaking in connection with work affecting state highways within the Town of Oswego. Be it further resolved this will be in effect for 20 years upon filing.

Motion by Councilor Tesoriero and second by Councilor Mahaney to close the meeting at 7:25 pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Theresa A. Cooper, RMC
Oswego Town Clerk

Attachment A.
Signed Undertaking NYS Transportation
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