Town Board

Town of Oswego
Town Board Meeting Minutes
May 13, 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 at town hall on April 8, 2013. Supervisor Mullen opened the meeting at 7:00 PM with the Pledge of Allegiance. A moment of silence was held for Virginia Simmons, who recently passed away, her husband was a former highway employee. Roll call was taken with the following members present:

Supervisor: Victoria Mullen
Councilor: Tim DeSacia
Councilor: Greg Herrmann
Councilor Margaret: Mahaney
Councilor: Rick Tesoriero
Clerk: Theresa Cooper
Attorney to Town Board Stephen Greene

Others Present:
Assessor: Richard Hogan
Highway Superintendent: Mark Wilcox
County Legislator: Doug Malone

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

Supervisor's Report: See Supervisor’s Page

Historian’s Report: See Historian’s Page

Resolution 2013-54 Public Hearing Local Law 2013-2
On motion by Supervisor Mullen, second by Councilor Herrmann the following resolution was adopted 5 ayes, Mullen, DeSacia, Herrmann, Mahaney, Tesoriero 0 Nay.
Resolved that the Oswego Town Board opens the public hearing to hear all interested parties, either for or against proposed Local Law 2013-2, a local law that repeals and replaces Local Law 1994-1 and all amendments, known as Flood Damage Prevention. The public hearing opened at 7:13 PM.

Public Comment: None

Resolution 2013-55 Close Public Hearing Local Law 2013-2
On motion by Councilor Mahaney, second Supervisor Mullen the following resolution was adopted
5 Ayes, Mullen, DeSacia, Herrmann, Mahaney, Tesoriero 0 Nay.
Resolved that the Oswego Town Board closes the public hearing at 7:14 PM.

Resolution 2013-56 Approval of Minutes
On motion by Councilor Mahaney, second Councilor Tesoriero the following resolution was adopted
5 ayes, Mullen, DeSacia, Herrmann, Mahaney, Tesoriero, 0 Nay.
Resolved the Oswego Town Board approves the minutes from the April 8, 2013 town board meeting.

Resolution 2013-57 Audit of Claims
On motion by Councilor Tesoriero, second Councilor Mahaney the following resolution was adopted
5 ayes, Mullen, DeSacia, Herrmann, Mahaney, Tesoriero, 0 Nay.
Resolved that the bills for Abstract 5 have been reviewed by the Town Board and are authorized for payment in the following amounts:

General Fund
Highway Fund
Franklin/Baylis Lighting District
Edgebrook Lighting
Sleepy Hollow Sewer District
Ontario Heights Sewer District
$48,325.68
$32,983.42
$ 104.54
$ 62.46
$945.53
$316.20
v133-182
v57-86
v26
v27
v25,28,29
v23,24,30

Resolution 2013-58 Town Hall Use School District Election
On motion by Supervisor Mullen, second Councilor Herrmann the following resolution was adopted
5 ayes, Mullen, DeSacia, Herrmann, Mahaney, Tesoriero. 0 Nay
Resolved the Oswego Town Board approves the use of the town hall on Tuesday May 21, 2013 from 11:30 am-9:30 pm for the Oswego City School District's annual budget vote and the Board of Education Elections.

Resolution 2013-59 Town Insurance
On motion by Councilor DeSacia, second by Councilor Tesoriero the following resolution was adopted
5 ayes, Mullen, DeSacia, Herrmann, Mahaney, Tesoriero, 0 Nay.
Resolved the Oswego Town Board directs the Supervisor to sign the subscriber agreement with New York municipal Insurance Reciprocal (NYMIR) for the Town's insurance in the amount of $27,146.78.

Resolution 2013-60 Collateral Documents
On motion by Councilor Mahaney, second Councilor Herrmann the following resolution was adopted
5 ayes, Mullen, DeSacia, Herrmann, Mahaney, Tesoriero, 0 Nay.
Resolved the Oswego Town Board directs the Supervisor to sign the updated Collateral Documents with JP Morgan Chase Bank that have not been updated since 1999.

Resolution 2013-61 Adoption Local Law 2013-2
On motion by Supervisor Mullen, second Councilor DeSacia the following resolution was adopted
5 ayes, Mullen, DeSacia, Herrmann, Mahaney, Tesoriero, 0 Nay
Resolved the Oswego Town Board adopts Local Law 2013-2, al local law that repeals and replaces Local Law 1994-1 and all amendments, known as Flood Damage Prevention.

Resolution 2013-62 Building Permit Fees
On motion by Supervisor Mullen, second Councilor Tesoriero the following resolution was adopted
5 ayes, Mullen, DeSacia, Herrmann, Mahaney, Tesoriero, 0 Nay
Resolved the Oswego Town Board approves the amended Building Permit Fees (attachment A)

Resolution 2013-63 Administrator Local Law 2013-2
On motion by Supervisor Mullen, second Councilor Tesoriero the following resolution was adopted
5 ayes, Mullen, DeSacia, Herrmann, Mahaney, Tesoriero, 0 Nay
Resolved the Oswego Town Board appoints Wayne Newton, Town Code Enforcement Officer, as the Administrator for Local Law 2013-2, Flood Damage Prevention.

Resolution 2013-64 Award of Bid obsolete safe
On motion by Supervisor Mullen, second Councilor Mahaney the following resolution was adopted
5 ayes, Mullen, DeSacia, Herrmann, Mahaney, Tesoriero, 0 Nay
Resolved the Oswego Town Board opens and accepts the highest bid for an obsolete safe. 2 bids submitted, the highest bid submitted by Councilor Tesoriero for $77.78.

Resolution 2013-65 Addition to the agenda
On motion by Councilor Tesoriero, second Councilor DeSacia the following resolution was adopted
5 ayes, Mullen, DeSacia, Herrmann, Mahaney, Tesoriero. 0 Nay
Resolved the Oswego Town Board adds additional items to the agenda

Resolution 2013-66 Justice Audit Report
On motion by Councilor Mahaney, second Supervisor Mullen the following resolution was adopted
5 ayes, Mullen, DeSacia, Herrmann, Mahaney, Tesoriero, 0 Nay
Resolved the Oswego Town Board accepts the Justice Audit Report submitted by Councilor Tesoriero.

Resolution 2013-67 Lighting upgrade Highway Department
On motion by Councilor Tesoriero, second Councilor DeSacia the following resolution was adopted
5 ayes, Mullen, DeSacia, Herrmann, Mahaney, Tesoriero, 0 Nay
Resolved the Oswego Town Board accepts the proposal from Smart Watt Energy Inc. from Niagara Mohawk for lighting upgrade at the town highway building.

Motion by Councilor Tesoriero, second Councilor to close the regular meeting of the town board at 7:29 PM, 5 ayes Mullen, DeSacia, Herrmann, Mahaney, Tesoriero, 0 Nay

Respectfully submitted,

Theresa A. Cooper, RMC
Oswego Town Clerk

Attachment A: Building Permit Fees (.pdf, 471kb)

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