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Oswego County to hold organizational meeting Jan. 3

by Carol Thompson

The Oswego County Legislature will hold its annual organizational meeting Jan. 3 at 2 p.m.

At that time, the legislature will elect a chairman and vice chairman. The majority and minority leaders will be named as well.

The legislature will also elect a legislature clerk and designate the officials banks and newspapers for 2013.

Legislator Shane Broadwell, who was appointed to replace Legislator Mary Flett, will begin his term as an elected official. Flett died in August and her seat was on the November ballot.

Broadwell ran unopposed and will serve through the end of 2013.

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Services held for county legislator

by Carol Thompson

Oswego County Legislator Mary Flett died Friday, Aug. 17 at her home on East Seventh Street in Oswego.

Flett represented District 17 in the legislature and served on the legislature’s Community and Consumer Affairs Committee as well as the Public Safety and Emergency Services Committee.

Flett was appointed to the legislature in 2008, following the death of her brother, longtime legislator Leonard Ponzi.

Flett won election to the seat in subsequent years.

Prior to her service in the legislature, she had served on the Oswego Common Council, representing the Second Ward.

Flett worked as a custodian for the Oswego Police Department for many years and was also a waitress at Char-Pit for 32 years.

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