by Carol Thompson
The Oswego County Legislature’s standing committee seats have been named for 2013. The structure of some committees has been changed.
The newly created Government, Courts and Consumer Affairs Committee has jurisdiction over the Board of Elections, Legislature Clerk, County Attorney, County Clerk, County Legislature, Real Property and Weights and Measures.
The chairman of the committee is Legislator Terry Wilbur. Legislator John Martino was named vice chairman. Members include legislators Shane Broadwell, David Holst, Jacob Mulcahey, James Oldenburg and Milferd Potter.
The committee meets on the Monday two weeks prior to the regular session of the legislature at 10 a.m.
The Economic Development and Planning Committee meets on the Monday two weeks prior to the regular session of the legislature at 2 p.m. The committee chairman is Legislator Louella LeClair and Broadwell will serve as vice chairman. Members include legislators Morris Sorbello, Shawn Doyle, Amy Tresidder, Dan LeClair and Wilbur.
Legislator Linda Lockwood will chair the Public Safety Committee and Legislator James Karasek will serve as vice chairman. The committee has jurisdiction over the office of the District Attorney, E-911, Emergency Management, Fire Coordinator, Probation and Sheriff’s Department.
Members include legislators Margaret Kastler, Dan LeClair, Mulchaey and Broadwell.
Meetings are held on the Tuesday two weeks prior to the regular session of the legislature at 10 a.m.