Town Board

Town of Oswego
Town Board Meeting Agenda
July 14, 2014

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

Call To Order
Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Town Clerk Report
Town Historian Report
Town Supervisor Report
Public Comment
Old Business
New Business

Resolution #2014-_______ Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the Minutes from the June 09, 2014 Town Board meeting, the Supervisor's Financial Report, the Town Clerk's Report, The Code Enforcement Report, The Dog Control Officer's Report, and the Cemetery Report.
Moved by __________________________ Second ____________________________

Resolution #2014-_______ Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the following budget modifications: from A1990.4 (Contingency) to A1110.41 (Justice Dodd-Contractual) in the amount of $196.00; and from A1990.4 to A1680.4 (Computer Support/Maintenance) in the amount of $250.00.
Moved by __________________________ Second ____________________________

c. Resolution #2014-_______ Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board approves the bills on Abstract #7 as follows:

General Fund
Highway Fund
Franklin/Baylis Lighting District
Edgebrook Lighting District
Sleepy Hollow Sewer District
Ontario Heights Sewer District
$36,012.01
$45,674.51
$ 79.16
$ 47.37
$ 1,906.32
$ 169.82
v199-v231
v90-v111
v45
v46
v42,47-49
v43,44

Moved by __________________________ Second ____________________________

Resolution #2014-______
WHEREAS, the Oswego County Legislature is currently investigating the closure of all transfer stations within Oswego County, except the Bristol Hill station located in the Town of Volney, claiming that the five transfer stations are operating at a loss; and

WHEREAS, the Town Board is concerned with the implications and unintended consequences of closing even one transfer station and the impact of such a closure on the Town of Oswego and its residents and businesses that rely on safely disposing garbage at the transfer stations including, but not limited to:
1.
The encouragement of road-side dumping of garbage by those who cannot afford to haul their garbage to Bristol Hill;
2.
The inordinate delays caused by having only one transfer station available to utilize, particularly when lines to use Bristol Hill and Richland are already long on Saturdays; and
3.
The creation of an unfunded mandate by the County on the Towns to tax its residents through the use of a municipal trash hauler.

WHEREAS, the residents of the Town of Oswego overwhelmingly support keeping the transfer stations open to serve the public, and encourage the County to find other ways to curtail costs for what many believe to be an essential service that should be provided by the County to assist in protecting the health, safety and general welfare of the residents of Oswego County; and

NOW, THEREFORE, upon a motion made and seconded, and after due deliberation, it is and shall hereby be

RESOLVED, that the Town Board of the Town of Oswego strongly opposes the closure of the five transfer stations within the County of Oswego, and urges the Oswego County Legislature to continue seeking alternate solutions to disposing garbage in Oswego County; and it is further

RESOLVED, that the Town Supervisor is authorized to send a letter to the Chairman of the County Legislature stating the Town Board's opposition to closure, with a copy to the County Legislator(s) representing the Town of Oswego.

The matter having been put to a vote of the Town Board Members present and constituting a quorum was adopted in accordance with the following roll call vote:
Victoria Mullen, Supervisor (Aye) (Nay)
Timothy DeSacia, Councilman (Aye) (Nay)
Greg Herrmann, Councilman (Aye) (Nay)
Margaret Mahaney, Councilman (Aye) (Nay)
Richard Tesoriero, Councilman (Aye) (Nay)
Moved by __________________________ Second ____________________________

Resolution #2014-______ Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board closes the Consolidated Water Districts checking account and transfers monies of $9041.69 to General Fund savings account.
Moved by __________________________ Second ____________________________

Resolution #2014-______ Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board appoints Nicholas Rossi as substitute laborer at the cemetery.
Moved by __________________________ Second ____________________________

Resolution #2014-______ Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board establishes the summer office hours at Town Hall from June 30th through August 29th, from 7:30am-4:45pm Monday through Thursday.
Moved by __________________________ Second ____________________________

Resolution #2014-______ Be it resolved that the Oswego Town Board accepts the resignation of Gregory Auleta from the Zoning Board of Appeals and thanks him for his dedication and service to the Town of Oswego for many years.
Moved by __________________________ Second ____________________________

Executive Session

Adjournment

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