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Council Minutes 7/17/02

 VILLAGE OF GRANVILLE
COUNCIL MINUTES
July 17, 2002


CALL TO ORDER (by Mayor McGowan at 7:31pm)
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
ROLL CALL
Those responding to the Roll Call were Councilmembers
Crais, Hartfield, Main, and Robertson; Vice Mayor Moore,
Mayor McGowan; Law Director Crites. Councilmember Crais
moved to excuse Councilmember Bellman; second by
Councilmember Main. Motion carried, 6-0.  

CITIZENS’ COMMENTS (7:33pm)
All Topics
Randy Kerr, 107 Ballymore Court. Mr. Kerr raised several
concerns, beginning with the trees in front of Wendy’s
that have been have been cut down. He wanted to know whose
decision that had been and requested that the trees be
replaced with tree of the same species and same caliper.
Vice Mayor Moore responded that the Tree & Landscape
Committee was disturbed as well and had asked Manager
Hickman to look into the matter. They understand that
Wendy’s got permission from ODOT to cut down the trees and
are trying to determine if ODOT has the power to make that
decision. Mr. Kerr then said he understood that Bob Evans
was to have planted trees as part of their construction
requirements. Vice Mayor Moore responded that she didn’t
know the answer to that but would find out. Mr. Kerr also
asked how he would go about getting the Village to install
streetlights in The Glen at Erinwood to improve safety for
residents walking through the neighborhood as well as
children waiting for the school bus. Mayor McGowan
described the schedule by which the Village is
systematically replacing Village streetlights, noting that
we are in the 5th or 6th year of the schedule for which
money has been appropriated. He will bring up Mr. Kerr’s
request at the next Streets/ Sidewalks/Utilities meeting.

John Crecca, 1550 Welsh Hills Road (Township). Mr. Crecca
expressed his appreciation to the GPD for having taken the
trouble to call his home before they towed his car from in
front of Taylor’s just before the Fourth of July. He then
expressed his concerns about the closing of River Road and
the effect that would have on the already-overworked
intersection at Cherry Valley Road and S.R. 16. He asked
if an overpass at River Road had been considered. Mayor
McGowan reported the Streets & Sidewalks Committee had
discussed the matter at length and had talked with ODOT
and LCATS as well. The fact is that the final decision is
a matter of ODOT’s priorities and they now have a court
ruling that allows them to close the River Road
intersection. He added that ODOT has rights to an area to
the east of Cherry Valley Road and has long-range plans
for an interchange; the specific timing of that project is
unknown. Councilmember Main said he expected the issue
would be forced to a decision by the volumes of traffic,
which have more then doubled in the last year. Meanwhile,
everyone is concerned and frustrated.
 
Bill Heim, 225 East College Street. Mr. Heim asked that
his name be corrected on the Resolution confirming his
appointment to the BZBA. Vice Mayor Moore said she would
take care of it when the Resolution was introduced.

Boy Scouts’ Letter of Appreciation
Councilmember Robertson presented letters of appreciation
for the Boy Scouts. Mayor McGowan read aloud the one
addressed to Scout Ben Thomas, present at the meeting to
represent the Boy Scout Troop who had worked so hard to
roll and tie the copies of the Declaration of Independence
distributed by Council at the Fourth of July Parade. All
members of Council present signed each of the letters;
once Councilmember Bellman has signed them as well, they
will be mailed to Ben Thomas for distribution to the rest
of the Scouts. Councilmember Robertson told Scout Thomas
that she had been very impressed by the Scout who was
present the night this subject came up, and his ready
offer to make this happen.

Mayor McGowan closed Citizens’ Comments at 8:45pm.

PUBLIC HEARINGS (8:45pm)
None

NEW BUSINESS (8:45pm)
Resolution No. 02-24, A Resolution Of Appreciation For
Ashlin Caravana. Introduced and read in full by Vice Mayor
Moore; second by Councilmember Crais. Motion carried, 6-0.

Resolution No. 02-25, A Resolution To Fill A Vacancy On
The Board Of Zoning And Building Appeals. Introduced by
Councilmember Crais; second by Councilmember Robertson.
Motion carried, 6-0.

Ordinance No. 08-02, An Ordinance To Authorize The
Purchase Of 18.040 Acres and 2.5 Acres Of Land Located At
537 Jones Road. Introduced by Vice Mayor Moore; second by
Councilmember Hartfield. Mayor McGowan set the Public
Hearing for August 7, 2002.

Ordinance No. 09-02, An Ordinance To Accept The Donation
Of 32.24 Acres Of Land On Newark-Granville Road.
Introduced by Vice Mayor Moore; second by Councilmember
Hartfield. Mayor McGowan set the Public Hearing for August
7, 2002.

Ordinance No. 10-02, An Ordinance To Approve The
Conveyance Of Up To 19.8 Acres Of Land To The Trustees Of
Granville Township. Introduced by Vice Mayor Moore; second
by Councilmember Main. Mayor McGowan set the Public
Hearing for August 7, 2002.

OLD BUSINESS (7:50pm)
None.

REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES (7:50pm)
Regularly Scheduled Meeting of July 10, 2002
The following additions/corrections were requested: 1)
Councilmember Crais, p. 4, 4th paragraph – modify
Councilmember Bellman’s motion to reflect the changes made
to his original text which appears in the Minutes. The
modified text reads as follows: “Councilmember Bellman
moved as follows: Council agrees in principle to extend
sewer to Kendal under the proposal set forth in Project C,
if feasible, or a modification thereof, or Project A,
contingent upon the Village and Kendal being able to agree
to terms and conditions, said terms including, but not
limited to, rates, multipliers, a CEDA, payment in lieu of
income tax, and tap-in fees, and any further extension to
be done in conjunction with a JEDD or CEDA agreement.”  2)
Mayor McGowan, p. 6, “Fourth of July” – Asked that the
text of this entry be changed to counter the impression
given in the Sentinel that all members of Council were
against the fireworks. Members of Council were unable to
agree on precisely what had been said at the meeting.
Deputy Clerk Ellinger said she would produce a transcript
of that conversation so this section of the Minutes could
be amended at a later time. 3) Law Director Crites, p.
7, “Executive Session,” – correct the citation of the ORC
to read “ORC 121.11 (G2) (G)(2).”

Vice Mayor Moore moved to approve the Minutes as modified
with the provision that Councilmembers would have the
ability to review and present potential future corrections
to the Fourth of July section at the next Council Meeting.
Second by Councilmember Main. Motion carried, 6-0.

MAYOR’S COURT REPORT – JUNE (8:08pm)
The Mayor’s Court Report for the month of June was
presented for review. Discussion: Mayor McGowan pointed
out people have been cutting through the Village to avoid
the heavy traffic on S.R. 16; they are also speeding. He
suggested we consider installing “Reduced Speed Ahead”
and “Children Playing” signs just to the west of Wildwood
Drive/Wildwood Park. He will ask Manager Hickman about
this. Councilmember Hartfield moved to accept the report;
second by Councilmember Main. Mayor McGowan instructed the
report be filed with the Clerk. A copy of said report is
included as part of these Minutes. Motion carried, 6-0.

MANAGER’S REPORT – JUNE (8:10pm)
The Manager’s Report for the month of June was presented
for review. Councilmember Crais moved to accept the
report; second by Councilmember Main. Mayor McGowan
instructed the report be filed with the Clerk. A copy of
said report is included as part of these Minutes. Motion
carried, 6-0.

COMMITTEE REPORTS (8:10pm)
Economic Development Committee (Crais, Moore Robertson)
No report.

Finance Liaison (Moore)
No report.

Granville Foundation (Main)
No report.

JEDD (Bellman, Crais)
No report.

Newark/Granville Committee (Bellman, Main)
Councilmember Main noted he will be meeting with a Newark
City Councilman next week and asked that members of
Council convey any concerns to him before that meeting.

Personnel Committee (Hartfield, McGowan, Robertson)
No report.

Planning Commission (Main)
Councilmember Main reported the Commission has had
extensive meetings involving the application of Speedway
at S.R. 16 and Cherry Valley Road—all involving
surprisingly few citizens who wish to comment on the
issue. The vote on the application is scheduled for
Monday, July 22nd. Councilmember Main offered high praise
for the Planning Commission for the hard work they have
done on this application, trying to apply the zoning
ordinances as carefully as possible. He also had kind
words for the Speedway representatives, whom he
characterized as patient and cooperative. In summary, the
process has been quite workable in spite of the parties
being at odds on different factors. Councilmember
Robertson proposed that we publicize the July 22nd meeting
by putting the drawings in the window of the Village
offices and e-mailing an announcement to the e-list. Mayor
McGowan emphasized that the Planning Commission’s
recommendation will come to Council for a decision once
the vote has been taken. Council will then vote to approve
or not approve the development plan.

Recreation Commission (McGowan)
No report.

Senior Citizen Committee (Moore, Robertson)
Councilmember Robertson noted that agenda for the next
meeting will be the review of returned Senior Surveys.

Strategic Land Acquisition Committee (Bellman, Crais,
Moore)
No report.

Street Light Committee (McGowan)
No report.

Streets/Sidewalks/Utilities Committee (Bellman, Hartfield,
McGowan)
No report.

Tree & Landscape Committee (Moore)
No report.

Union Cemetery Board (Main)
No report.


OTHER COUNCIL MATTERS (8:16pm)
None

MEETING ANNOUNCEMENTS
18 July 2002        8:30am    Senior Committee
22 July 2002        7:30pm    Planning Commission

EXECUTIVE SESSION  (8:17pm)
Councilmember Main moved to enter into Executive Session
pursuant to ORC 121.22 (G)(1) for the purpose of
considering the employment and compensation of a public
employee. Second by Councilmember Hartfield. A Roll Call
vote yielded six (6) affirmative votes (Councilmembers
Crais, Hartfield, Main, and Robertson; Vice Mayor Moore,
Mayor McGowan). Motion carried, 6-0.

At 8:42 pm, Councilmember Crais moved to conclude the
Executive Session.  Second by Councilmember Main . A Roll
Call vote yielded six (6) affirmative votes
(Councilmembers Hartfield, Main, and Robertson; Vice Mayor
Moore, Mayor McGowan; Councilmember Crais). Motion
carried, 6-0.  

ADJOURNMENT
Councilmember Main moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:43
pm. Second by Councilmember Hartfield.  Motion carried, 6-
0. Meeting adjourned.


                            
Submitted by Sandy Ellinger

Monday
Jan232012

Council Minutes 7/10/02

 VILLAGE OF GRANVILLE
COUNCIL MINUTES
July 10, 2002


CALL TO ORDER (by Mayor McGowan at 7:30pm)
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
ROLL CALL
Those responding to the Roll Call were Councilmembers
Bellman, Crais, Hartfield, and Robertson; Vice Mayor
Moore, Mayor McGowan; Manager Hickman, Law Director
Crites. Councilmember Crais moved to excuse Councilmember
Main; second by Councilmember Hartfield. Motion carried, 6-
0.

CITIZENS’ COMMENTS (7:32pm)
All Topics
None

Boy Scouts
Councilmember Crais moved that Council produce a letter
signed by all members of Council to thank the Boy Scouts
for their great efforts to roll and tie the Declaration
copies for July 4th. Second by Councilmember Robertson,
who noted that the Scouts would be in attendance at next
week’s meeting. Motion carried 6-0.

Mayor McGowan closed Citizens’ Comments at 7:33pm.

PUBLIC HEARING (7:34pm)
None scheduled.

NEW BUSINESS (7:34pm)
None scheduled.

OLD BUSINESS (7:34pm)
Work Session – Kendal Sewer Extension
Manager Hickman reviewed the four options, noting that the
route of the line in each option makes a critical
difference (i.e., whether the line goes through private
property, through a right-of-way or roadway area, through
state property, etc.). The private- property routes do not
involve the expensive granular compacted backfill required
on state right-of-way land; they do, however, involve
easement-acquisition costs that are not an issue with the
public routes.
Project A is a complete forced-main system. Best estimate:
$658,445, including a 15% contingency, constructed to
Village standards. Kendal would own, operate, and maintain
the lift station at Manhole #19, located on Kendal
property on the south side of S.R. 16. This system allows
the addition of other users only from its terminus at
Manhole #19. If at any time the Village were to grant an
end-of-the-line connection to any other entity, additional
construction (e.g., line and/or wet well and/or lift
station) would be required to take the service up to S.R.
16 for the new connection. It has not been determined
which party/parties would stand the cost of the extension.
If and when multiple users are added to the line, the
Village would assume the operation and maintenance of the
lift station(s) and the full system. This option runs
entirely through the State right-of-way. Kendal believes
the forced-main system can be constructed quickly and
cleanly, has the lowest installation cost, and is the most
controllable (i.e., has the most known factors). Manager
Hickman believes it is the most mechanically complicated
and most expensive to operate.  
    Project B is a hybrid system—forced-main from
Manhole #19 to a designated point on Weaver Drive, then
gravity-fed from that point to the treatment plant. Best
estimate: $898,095, including a 15% contingency,
constructed to Village standards. This route is the same
as the Project A route. The model for this option was
designed in the late 70s/early 80s and was intended to
drain the entire south part of the Granville community.
    Project C is completely gravity-fed and, except
for road crossings, is routed entirely through private
property. Best estimate: $618,405, including a 15%
contingency, constructed to Village standards. The same
crossing point at S.R. 16 is used but the route runs
further north before it turns east to cross Cherry Street,
then Main Street.  While the affected property owners have
responded favorably so far, easement costs are unknown at
this time, as are property owners’ inclinations to ask for
a tap or taps. Gravity-fed systems can be tapped at any
point along the line, meaning that area development
pursuant to either a JEDD or a CEDA could have sewer
service. If the Village can obtain the required easements
within stated guidelines, this is Manager Hickman’s
preferred option since gravity systems are the easiest to
maintain. If Project C were not available, Manager
Hickman’s next choice would be Project A (though he is
concerned that “A” wouldn’t be able to serve the Weaver
Drive area at all). He also would prefer that the Village
not take on another lift station.
Project D is also a hybrid—gravity-fed for the most part
but requiring a section of forced-main line as the route
drops south to Weaver Drive after crossing Cherry Street.
Best estimate: $800,000-plus, including a 15% contingency,
constructed to Village standards.    

Responding to various questions from members of Council,
Manager Hickman noted the following:
•    Capacity is determined by the sizing of the wet
well and the gallon-per-minute pumps installed.
•    “Unintended consequences” might include mechanical
problems, requests for tap-ins, growth we might not want,
etc.
•    The Village already has 8 lift stations;
experience shows they are maintenance-intensive. Virtually
all lines in town are 8”; the main line on Pearl Street is
30”.
•    The Village would build the gravity system if they
were building this on their own, partly because it
provides the Village with more options in the long run.
•    If Owens-Corning were to request a tap, the
Village would look for the “lowest best point” to drain
to. The first choice would be for Owens to build a line to
Manhole #19. If they couldn’t do that, they could run a
line down the valley and the lift station would be moved
to a more appropriate spot.
•    The gravity-feed system is higher capital cost but
lower operating cost; the forced-main system is lower
capital cost but higher operating cost, especially once
additional users tap in. Fees for the add-on users could
compensate for the increased operating costs.

Councilmember Robertson pointed out that extension without
annexation—the basic premise of these discussions—needs to
be done really carefully. It may well be that a JEDD
and/or a CEDA can help us do that in a way that serves our
needs but we can’t continually step over that line without
a formal vote to change the policy.

Councilmember Bellman stated that in order to properly
size the line in either Project C or Project D, we need to
decide whether or not we want the properties on Cherry
Street to be developed. If we do, what kind of development
would we want to see and under what conditions would we
give tap-ins? He strongly opposed the granting of a tap in
exchange for the granting of an easement, especially for
properties adjacent to Village property. Vice Mayor Moore
noted that she had been operating under the premise that
we are still requiring either annexation or that the
property in question be part of a JEDD or a CEDA in order
to get a tap.

Councilmember Crais felt a JEDD was not workable in this
instance and a CEDA provides little to the Village while
creating its own set of problems. He favors Project A.
Vice Mayor Moore agreed that a JEDD would not be available
to Kendal but noted that all other property in the area
would be eligible. In short, if we’re going to have a
sewer line out there, it should be one we can tap into.
Mayor McGowan added that we also need to keep potential
users from heading west to the Southwest Licking district
for their services. He favors Project C and urged Council
to continue working on a CEDA, a JEDD, and Kendal’s
contract terms.

Councilmember Bellman also favors Project C, even though
we don’t yet know if the needed easements will be
obtainable. He agreed that we should not give tap-ins to
those outside the Village without annexation and/or a
JEDD/CEDA arrangement. If Project C will not work, he
favors a modified version of Project B. He added, however,
that it was premature to actually choose the route at this
meeting since we don’t have enough information yet.

Rob Drake, Counsel for Kendal, noted that Kendal is most
appreciative of Council’s actions to date. He then
summarized six points, as follows: 1) All Projects under
discussion are about $100,000 short of Kendal’s total
cost, given that they will need to extend the line
southward from Manhole #19 to their facility. 2) Kendal
was also surprised in the increase in the cost of Project
A. 3) Project C is preferable in lots of ways, but issues
already mentioned (e.g., easements, etc.) run Kendal too
close to their deadlines. Additionally, a “yes” on Project
C is illusory at this point since so many issues remain
unsettled. 4) Re a CEDA, Kendal didn’t hear anything at
the meeting earlier this week that indicated they should
be concerned about unknown costs in that process. Project
A allows for development of a CEDA or a JEDD farther along
Columbus Road through taps at the terminus of the force-
feed line; areas closer to the Village are excluded unless
a series of wet wells and pumps is added. 5) If Council
were to say it was willing to look at Project A, Kendal
would have contractors investigate it to refine the
pricing estimates and enable them to make an informed
decision (i.e., say “OK” or “Thanks but no thanks.”). 6)
Project C is intriguing but there are too many questions
to answer in the time frame they have.
Kendal noted that if nothing had been worked out by July
31st (the bonding deadline), they would commence work with
the EPA to gain approval for a private system.
Councilmember Crais proposed some sort of conditional
approval (e.g., If not “C”, then “A”) to buy both parties
time to continue factual exploration on both Projects.
Vice Mayor Moore asked for a copy of the bond document; it
will be re-sent, not having arrived previously.

Councilmember Robertson reiterated her caution about
maintaining the leverage of being able to extend. There
was consensus that a tap-in, if and when requested,
basically would equal an agreement to annexation.
Councilmember Bellman raised the issues of rates,
multipliers, tap fees, and operating costs. Kendal noted
that the lift station for Project A would be on the land
and their electric bill. They also noted it was premature
to talk rates at this meeting. Tonight, they want the
clearest statement possible of Council’s willingness, to
the extent that we can narrow down needed factual
explorations. Something a little stronger than a letter of
intent would be very helpful. Based on Kendal’s past
experience with Council, they trust that a reasonable
solution can be reached.

At 9:04pm, to facilitate producing a statement that would
move the process along for Kendal, Vice Mayor Moore moved
to take a brief break to allow language for a motion to be
drafted. Second by Councilmember Robertson. Motion
carried, 6-0. At 9:20pm, Council reconvened.

Councilmember Bellman moved as follows: Council agrees in
principle to extend sewer to Kendal under the proposal set
forth in Project C, if feasible, or a modification
thereof, or Project A, contingent upon the Village and
Kendal being able to agree to terms and conditions, said
terms including, but not limited to, rates, multipliers, a
CEDA, payment in lieu of income tax, tap-in fees, and any
further extension to be done in conjunction with a JEDD or
CEDA agreement. Second by Vice Mayor Moore.

Discussion:
Councilmember Hartfield, not having participated in any of
the previous discussion on this topic, formally recused
herself from any further discussion as well as the vote on
the motion on the floor.

By voice vote, Motion carried (4 affirmative, 1 negative,
1 abstention).

MINUTES (9:37pm)
Regularly Scheduled Meeting of June 19, 2002
The following additions/corrections were requested: 1) Law
Director Crites, p. 2, “Manager’s Report,” line 2 –
 “Manager Hickman reported thant one officer….”; 2) Law
Director Crites, p. 4, “Executive Session,” line 1 – “ORC
121.22, G-2, (G2) to consider….” Vice Mayor Moore moved to
accept the minutes as amended; second by Councilmember
Hartfield. Motion carried, 6-0.

Special Meeting of June 26, 2002
Vice Mayor Moore moved to accept the minutes as submitted.
Second by Councilmember Hartfield. Motion carried, 6-0.

COMMITTEE REPORTS (9:40pm)
Economic Development Committee (Crais, Moore Robertson)
No report.

Finance Liaison (Moore)
No report.

Granville Foundation (Main)
No report.

JEDD (Bellman, Crais)
No report.

Newark/Granville Committee (Bellman, Main)
No report.

Personnel (Hartfield, McGowan, Robertson)
No report.

Planning (Main)
No report.

Recreation Commission (McGowan)
No report.

Senior Citizen Committee (Moore, Robertson)
Councilmember Robertson reported she and Trudy Knox had
attended the meeting of the Licking County Task Force on
Aging. The Task Force would like to have someone from
Granville attend their monthly meetings (9:00am, 2nd
Wednesday each month); their chair will attend the
Committee’s next meeting.

Strategic Land Acquisition Committee (Bellman, Crais,
Moore)
No report.

Street Light Committee (McGowan)
No report.

Streets/Sidewalks/Utilities Committee (Bellman, Hartfield,
McGowan)
Councilmember Bellman reported the Committee had discussed
the JEDD/CEDA issue at their meeting last Monday,
including many of the issues still on the table re Kendal.

Tree & Landscape Committee (Moore)
No report.

Union Cemetery Board (Main)
No report.

OTHER COUNCIL MATTERS (9:44:pm)
OPWC Grant (S/R 16 & Cherry Valley Road Intersection)
Manager Hickman reported we are now in possession of
$181,000 for intersection improvements. Design work and
engineering have begun and members of Council will have
plans in their packets for the next meeting. The work
needs to be completed by March 1, 2003 and so must be
begun as quickly as possible. Mayor McGowan noted that the
Streets, Sidewalks & Utilities Committee had agreed,
though not unanimously, on the five-lane plan. The
completed intersection will have 3 southbound/2 northbound
lanes on the north side (to match the 3 northbound/2
southbound lanes on the south).
 
Resignation – Sandy Ellinger
Manager Hickman reported that Ms. Ellinger had resigned
due to a promotion at Denison to the post of Director of
Alumni Affairs. Next week’s meeting will be her last.

Fourth of July
Councilmember Robertson asked what purview Council has
over Fourth of July activities. She had been disturbed by
the inclusion of a “burning cross” in this year’s
fireworks—a use of religious symbolism in a secular
connection. Manager Hickman responded that permission for
the entire Fourth of July celebration is granted through
his office. Mayor McGowan raised the issue of songs that
include references to God (e.g., “God Bless America”) and
wondered if we needed to address that as well. Both he and
Manager Hickman suggested we could offer guidelines for
next year. Vice Mayor Moore asked about the current state
of the law on this issue; Law Director Crites said it was
a First Amendment issue. Mayor McGowan reminded everyone
this is a Kiwanis event, not a Village one. Councilmember
Bellman agreed but said he was concerned that the
perception is that the event is sanctioned by the Village.
Councilmember Crais expressed concern about a carnival
booth selling cigarette lighters and suggested we might
want to elicit a little more information from the vendors
next year. Law Director Crites noted that selling
cigarette lighters is not unlawful but may point out some
insensitivity that might need to be addressed. He will
check into the matter to see what recourse we might have.
Vice Mayor Moore noted that we can’t legislate
sensitivity. On another topic, she noted it had been
difficult for some seniors and disabled residents to get
to the fireworks. Manager Hickman and Mayor McGowan will
look into it.

MEETING ANNOUNCEMENTS
11 July 2002        7:00pm    BZBA
17 July 2002        7:30pm    Village Council
18 July 2002        8:30am    Senior Citizen Committee
22 July 2002        7:30pm    Planning Commission
EXECUTIVE SESSION (9:58pm)
Councilmember Crais moved to enter into Executive Session
pursuant to ORC 121.22 (G)(2) to consider the purchase of
property for public purpose. Second by Vice Mayor Moore. A
Roll Call vote yielded six (6) affirmative votes
(Councilmembers Bellman, Crais, Hartfield, and Robertson;
Vice Mayor Moore, Mayor McGowan). Motion carried, 6-0.

Thereafter, Council entered into Executive Session and a
discussion considering the purchase of property for public
purposes was had.

At 10:14pm, Councilmember Hartfield moved to return to
regular session. Second by Councilmember Crais. A Roll
Call vote yielded six (6) affirmative votes
(Councilmembers Crais, Hartfield, and Robertson; Vice
Mayor Moore, Mayor McGowan; Councilmember Bellman). Motion
carried, 6-0.

ADJOURNMENT
At 10:15pm, Councilmember Bellman moved to adjourn the
meeting. Second by Councilmember Hartfield. Motion
carried, 6-0. Meeting adjourned.

 TRANSCRIPT OF DISCUSSION FROM JULY 10, 2002 re FOURTH OF
JULY


Page 6, “Fourth of July”

Robertson: “Matt…Matt, I have one more item to bring up.”

McGowan: “Okay. Any other Council matters? Okay.”

Robertson: “Um…I guess…I want to ask what purview the
Council has over the Fourth of July activities. Because I
was not present…um, I watched the fireworks from another
position but it’s been told to me by numerous people that
there was…as part of the fireworks display, that there was
a burning cross. Um, I…I…for all kinds of reasons I find
that offensive, um, the most obvious one being that the
KKK uses burning crosses. And I…you know…and then of
course the obvious religious symbolism, um, in a secular
celebration is a problem. So I…I want to bring that up
because I…I don’t know who…who planned that and I don’t
whether Council is responsible but somehow I think we do
give a blessing to Kiwanis to do what they do out in the
street and I’m guessing we give our…our…it’s funny
that “blessing” is the word that comes to my mind, isn’t
it?…but we, uh…but I…I think that somehow we’r…you know,
we give permission for the fireworks to happen and I…I
don’t think that that’s appropriate.”

Hickman: “Really, permission is granted…uh, your
permission is granted through the Village Manager so it’s
my responsibility. I wasn’t aware of anything…was this at
Wildwood Park? Was it…?”

Robertson: “That’s what I’ve been told. Yeah.”

Hartfield: “It was…it was a…I was there. It was a, uh,
cross that lit up like a firework and I don’t think it was
KKK oriented. I think it was…(Robertson interrupted; rest
of Hartfield’s sentence is unintelligible).”

Robertson: “Well, I’m sure it wasn’t meant that way but…
(Moore interrupted; rest of Robertson’s sentence is
unintelligible).”

Moore: “The ‘Battle Hymn of the Republic’ was playing.”

Hartfield: “Right. They were playing more…I think it was
more like they were going for like some sort of
inspirational kind of a thing.”

Crais: “Who’s they?”

Hartfield: “I guess whoever put on the fireworks. I don’t
know who they is but whoever [unintelligible words]
because there was…(Robertson interrupted; rest of
Hartfield’s sentence is unintelligible).”

Robertson: “Well, but I’m not implying that they meant it …
Hartfield (in background while Robertson is
speaking): “Right.”

Robertson: “…as a KKK cross but…but that is such a…a vivid
symbol in our country’s history…”

Hartfield (in background while Robertson is
speaking): “Oh, I…I agree.”

Robertson: “…that I…I would not want us to associate
ourselves with that. But…but even if…if they meant it in a…
as an inspirational symbol…(pause)…”

Hartfield: “I don’t think anybody….” (Robertson continued
her point; Hartfield’s words become unintelligible}.

Robertson: “…it’s still not appropriate.”

Hartfield: “…I think people, I would certainly hope, had
the sense enough to realize that that’s not what was
intended.”

Crais: “A lot of people…

Robertson: “Well, but a lot of people… (Crais continued
his point; Robertson stopped speaking).”

Crais: “…not the KKK…(unintelligible words)…when it was
founded…(unintelligible words)…very troublesome.”

McGowan: “Because of the cross…. Again, I’ll interject,
the Kiwanis, to my knowledge...

Crais: (interrupting) “If you’re Jewish…”

McGowan: “Well, I’m a member of Kiwanis and I’ll speak if
I’m not interrupted. But the Kiwanis, I think, got
sponsorship of $5,000 from each to put that on. Uh, I do
think the Kiwanis…someone…I’m not on the committee but
there’s a committee of two. Uh, this year it was, uh, Jim
Weaver and, uh, Fred Wolfe. And again, I…I think…you,
know, if we’re gonna tread down that line, again, I would
probably not have done the cross myself but I wasn’t on
that committee. But if we’re going to address those
issues, should we have any songs that have any reference
to God or anything? Because they played “God Bless
America.” They played a number of songs down there and
again, the way I look at it from a legal standpoint, I
think the community gives them a permit, lack thereof…of a
way of doing it, to do that. And again, we can make
suggestions for next year. But, uh, I…I think that a lot
of the Fourth of July celebrations, are…are…are we going
to make a stance of Council that we want to take away any
song that has a reference to God?”

Robertson: “Well, I’m…I didn’t bring up songs. I brought
up the cross, and….”

McGowan (interrupting): “You brought up God and things
like that. I mean…it’s a whole issue of where do we go
with that. I mean, I can understand the cross. And I’m
being a little defensive because perhaps I’m in the
Kiwanis…I don’t think that was their intent at all. It was
a firework display and they lit it up just like they…they
lit up, you know, the flags.”

Robertson: “Well, …”

McGowan: “And they weren’t burning the flags.”

Robertson: “Well, I think if we go one step with it, we’ve
got to go all the steps with it. And it is a secular, um,
sort of celebration. And I think it’s clear in this
country that…that we have alw… we’ve always stood for a
separation of church and state. So if it means that we
also have to take on the songs, maybe that’s what it
means. But I…I just think that it…we need to do what’s
appropriate here. And….”

McGowan (interrupting): “But we don’t have anything to do
with that except…[interrupted; words unintelligible].”

Robertson (interrupting): “Well, that…my first question,
Matt, was ‘What purview do we have over the celebration?’
And…and….”

McGowan (interrupting): “Granting a permit….” (Robertson
continued her point; the rest of McGowan’s words become
unintelligible.)

Robertson: “…that was answered, that Joe said that we…
that, through him, we do.

Hickman: “And I’ll make sure that next year they don’t
have such a display.”

Robertson: “Such a display. Yeah.”

Moore: “My question is…(words unintelligible)…what the
current state of the law is, Mike.
I mean…Cincinnati…didn’t they have to allow the KKK to put
up their cross in the public square?”

Crites: “Yeah, about two years ago.

Moore: “About two years ago.

Crites: “In Fountain Square.”

Moore: “I mean, we have a permit process for speakers and
we have a religious speaker up here ev…throughout the
Fourth of July. So I’m not sure that…I guess I’m not clear
what limits we can put on it.”

Crites: “And…and…and I’m not…(interrupted; words become
unintelligible).”

Moore (interrupting): “And it’s a freedom-of-speech issue,
also.”

Robertson: “Yes. I would agree to this. But…(words
unintelligible).”

Bellman: “I’m particularly concerned about distinguishing…
(words unintelligible)…there’s at least a perception…
(words unintelligible)…Kiwanis…(words unintelligible)…
sanction…(words unintelligible)…it’s a Granville
celebration; it’s not just a Kiwanis celebration.”

McGowan: “The only suggestion I would say is do what
Columbus does. And they…they have a permit fee and, again,
all you do is approve it and you just need to let people
know they’re in charge of the event because…again, Joe you
can, you know, address some other issues. But the Village
really doesn’t…overall…Council, I mean, it’s…most of
that’s put up by Kiwanis money and sponsorship.”

Hickman: “I can let them know that this has been a sensive…
sensitive issue. And I’ve got to believe that it was a…I
would hope that it was an honest mistake and that, you
know, it would not happen again. So….”

***


THIS CONCLUDES THE PART OF THE DISCUSSION THAT DEALT WITH
THE BURNING CROSS AND SONGS THAT MENTION “GOD.” THE
BALANCE OF THE DISCUSSION COVERS COUNCILMEMBER CRAIS’
POINT ABOUT THE SALE OF CIGARETTE LIGHTERS AND VICE MAYOR
MOORE’S POINT ABOUT IT HAVING BEEN DIFFICULT FOR SOME
SENIORS AND DISABLED RESIDENTS TO GET TO THE FIREWORKS.


Monday
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Council Minutes 6/26/02

 VILLAGE OF GRANVILLE
COUNCIL MINUTES
June 26, 2002


CALL TO ORDER (by Mayor McGowan at 7:35pm)
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
ROLL CALL – Those responding to the Roll Call were
Councilmembers Bellman, Hartfield, Main, and Robertson;
Vice Mayor Moore, Mayor McGowan; Manager Hickman, Law
Director Crites. Councilmember Crais had earlier indicated
his inability to attend this session.

WORK SESSION (7:36pm)
Kendal – Sanitary Sewer
Jack Heller, Kendal Board. Mr. Heller reiterated Kendal’s
July 31st deadline for a decision by Council on whether or
not to provide Village sewer service as well as a decision
on what kind of system is to be installed.
 
Tom Mitchell, Kendal Board. Displayed a sewer plan done in
the early 1980s, overlaid with a possible route for the
Kendal line. Engineer Jerry Turner did a cost study for
Kendal on the Weaver Road route and estimated a cost of
slightly less than $1.7MM. The increase over previous
estimates is due to the need for structural backfill for
the underground road crossings. With the crossing under
S.R. 16 situated as high as possible, the line at the
corner of Weaver Drive and South Main Street would still
sit approximately 33’ deep.
 
Mayor McGowan proposed dividing the discussion into two
sections—first to determine if Council was in favor of
extension if all the details could be worked out and
second, to determine what kind of a system and where it
would be located. He informally polled Council and it was
determined that Council would like to work with Kendal to
make this happen.

Discussion on the “what” and “where” yielded more questions
than answers. Of particular concern: the 300% increase in
the estimated cost of the project given to the
Streets/Sidewalks/Utilities Committee at last evening’s
meeting, and the still-vague parameters of what might or
might not be installed, and where. Several members of
Council expressed their unwillingness to vote on this issue
until they had more information. Manager Hickman said he
could have a plan/proposal together in approximately ten
days. The July 3rd meeting was rescheduled to July 10th. A
second Kendal work session will be high on the agenda,
including a recommendation on this issue by the
Streets/Sidewalks/ Utilities Committee and an explanation
of a CEDA by Law Director Crites.  

Items to be discussed/investigated/clarified between now
and July 10th include:



·    Due-diligence review of cost estimates to determine
the reason for the big jump
·    Gravity system
·    Forced-Main system
·    Hybrid system
·    Weaver Road route
·    Cross-country route north of Weaver Road
·    Easements needed for each route
·    Road-crossing requirements for each route
·    Overall costs of each kind of system
·    Percentage to be paid by each party for
installation v. operation
·    JEDD and/or CEDA requirements
·    Village/Township/Kendal joint agreements re a
JEDD/CEDA
·    Possible future tap-ins related to a JEDD
·    Possible “syndicate” of possible future users to
cost-share the project
·    Unintended consequences


OTHER (8:55pm)
Both items were moved to the July 10th agenda.
Grant – S.R. 16/Cherry Valley Road Intersection
Resignation – Sandy Ellinger


ADJOURNMENT
Vice Mayor Moore moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:58pm.
Second by Councilmember Hartfield. Motion carried. Meeting
adjourned.

Submitted by Sandy Ellinger

Monday
Jan232012

Council Minutes 6/19/02

 VILLAGE OF GRANVILLE
COUNCIL MINUTES
June 19, 2002


CALL TO ORDER (by Mayor McGowan at 7:30pm)
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
ROLL CALL
Those responding to the Roll Call were Councilmembers
Hartfield, Main, and Robertson; Vice Mayor Moore, Mayor
McGowan; Manager Hickman, Law Director Crites. Vice Mayor
Moore moved to excuse Councilmembers Bellman and Crais;
second by Councilmember Robertson. Motion carried, 5-0.

CITIZENS’ COMMENTS (7:32pm)
All Topics
None

Mayor McGowan closed Citizens’ Comments at 7:32pm.

PUBLIC HEARING (7:33pm)
Ordinance No. 07-02, An Ordinance To Amend Ordinance No. 39-
01 Providing For Adjustments Of The Annual Budget For The
Fiscal Year 2002 And Revising Sums For Operating Expenses.
Introduced by Mayor McGowan. No one appeared to speak for
or against the Ordinance. Mayor McGowan closed the Public
Hearing at 7:33pm.

NEW BUSINESS (7:33pm)
Resolution No. 02-23, A Resolution To Adopt The 2003 County
Tax Budget As Proposed And To Direct The Village Manager To
Submit It To The County Auditor. Introduced by
Councilmember Main; second by Councilmember Robertson.
Discussion: Manager Hickman noted this is a required step
before the Village budget discussions, which will begin in
the fall. Motion carried, 5-0.

OLD BUSINESS (7:35pm)
Ordinance No. 07-02, An Ordinance To Amend Ordinance No. 39-
01 Providing For Adjustments Of The Annual Budget For The
Fiscal Year 2002 And Revising Sums For Operating Expenses.
Re-introduced by Councilmember Main; second by
Councilmember Robertson. No discussion. A Roll Call vote
yielded five (5) affirmative votes (Councilmembers
Hartfield, Main, and Robertson; Vice Mayor Moore, Mayor
McGowan). Ordinance No. 07-02 is adopted.

MINUTES (7:37pm)
Regularly Scheduled Meeting of June 5, 2002
The following additions/corrections were requested: Law
Director Crites, p. 4, “Executive Session” – insert a new
second paragraph, as follows: “Thereafter, Council entered
into Executive Session and a discussion considering the
purchase of property for public purposes was had.”
Councilmember Main moved to accept the Minutes as
corrected; second by Vice Mayor Moore. Motion carried, 5-0.


MAYOR’S COURT REPORT – MAY (7:40pm)
The Mayor’s Court Report for the month of May was presented
for review. Discussion:
Manager Hickman, following up on last month’s discussion re
the increased number of juvenile offenses, reported that
the numbers were indeed due to multiple charges for a
single incident. Vice Mayor Moore moved to accept the
report; second by Councilmember Main. Mayor McGowan
instructed the report be filed with the Clerk. A copy of
said report is included as part of these Minutes. Motion
carried, 5-0.

MANAGER’S REPORT – MAY (7:40pm)
The Manager’s Report for the month of May was presented for
review. Discussion: Manager Hickman reported that one
officer had broken a leg, another is still on active duty,
and the Chief had had surgery—all resulting in two part-
time officers now working. Councilmember Robertson moved to
accept the report; second by Councilmember Main. Mayor
McGowan instructed the report be filed with the Clerk. A
copy of said report is included as part of these Minutes.
Motion carried, 5-0.

COMMITTEE REPORTS (7:42pm)
Economic Development Committee (Crais, Moore Robertson)
Vice Mayor Moore reported the Committee had reviewed work
being done on downtown improvement projects (e.g., status
of signage, benches, street work, etc.). They also
discussed a potential JEDD or CEDA for the River Road area
as well as the potential closure of the River Road
crossing.

Finance Liaison (Moore)
No report.

Granville Foundation (Main)
No report.

JEDD (Bellman, Crais)
No report.

Newark/Granville Committee (Bellman, Main)
No report.

Personnel (Hartfield, McGowan, Robertson)
No report.

Planning (Main)
No report. (Meeting next Monday will include a SuperAmerica
discussion.)

Recreation Commission (McGowan)
No report.

Senior Citizen Committee (Moore, Robertson)
No report (though Manager Hickman noted the survey will go
out this week).
Strategic Land Acquisition Committee (Bellman, Crais, Moore)
No report.

Street Light Committee (McGowan)
Mayor McGowan reported that he had met with Manager Hickman
to identify lights that needed replacing this summer.
Manager Hickman added that, due to AEP’s heavy schedule and
work crews being down, replacements will probably be done
in the fall. Councilmember Hartfield asked Manager Hickman
to check on why some lights on South Main Street were
apparently out last week. He will do so.
 
Streets/Sidewalks/Utilities Committee (Bellman, Hartfield,
McGowan)
Councilmember Hartfield noted the committee needed to meet
to resolve the 2003 projects, Cherry Valley Road, and Jobes
& Henderson. Manager Hickman noted there is no set schedule
at this point for completion of the downtown projects,
contrary to all the rumors. He anticipates that 95% of the
concrete work will be completed this week. Weather
permitting, the north side will be blacktopped next week,
followed by the brick finishes. By June 28th, the north
side will be as far along as the south side is now. Vice
Mayor Moore relayed concerns from garden-club members that
the areas where the crosswalk flower beds will be re-
installed need to have proper drainage (i.e., don’t leave
the asphalt in the bottom!).

Tree & Landscape Committee (Moore)
Vice Mayor Moore reported that the committee had added a
student member, as agreed to by Council. She inquired about
the West Broadway median damage due to vehicles. Manager
Hickman responded that Albyn’s had already pulled the
damaged tree and planted a new one. The Village will bill
the appropriate insurance company.
 
Union Cemetery Board (Main)
Councilmember Main noted the Board had held a community
work session June 15th.

OTHER COUNCIL MATTERS (7:50pm)
Appoint BZBA position
Council received notices of interest from Don Dean and Bill
Heim. Mr. Heim was present and took the opportunity to
state his interest in historic preservation and his desire
to volunteer for the community. Councilmember Robertson
formalized the results of Council’s paper-ballot vote by
moving to appoint Mr. Heim to the position. Second by
Councilmember Main. Motion carried, 5-0.

Mayor McGowan noted the GBPA was hosting a picnic at Lake
Hudson tomorrow at 5:30pm. All members of Council are
invited.

Mayor McGowan suggested that we have multiple marshals at
this year’s Fourth of July Parade—e.g., the Mayor, the
Chair of the Township Trustees, and a representative from
the School Board. Councilmember Robertson applauded the
idea and suggested everyone available from all three bodies
march and/or ride as a group. Mayor McGowan will contact
everyone and see what they would all like to do.
Councilmember Robertson suggested Council pass out antique-
looking copies of the Declaration of Independence at this
year’s parade. Manager Hickman will get the copies made. A
member of the Boy Scouts, at the meeting to see about
fulfilling a civic service merit badge, volunteered to have
his troop roll and tie the copies before the parade.

MEETING ANNOUNCEMENTS
24 June 2002    7:30pm    Planning Commission
25 June 2002    5:30pm    Personnel Committee
26 June 2002    7:30pm    Village Council
Special Meeting/Kendal Work Session
3 July 2002        7:30pm    Village Council – CANCELLED*
8 July 2002        7:30pm    Planning Commission
9 July 2002        7:00pm    Tree & Landscape Commission
11 July 2002        7:00pm    BZBA

*Councilmember Main moved to cancel the July 3rd Council
Meeting unless urgent matters are brought before the
Village Manager. Second by Councilmember Hartfield. Motion
carried, 5-0.

EXECUTIVE SESSION (8:02pm)
Vice Mayor Moore Moved to enter into Executive Session
pursuant to ORC 121.22 (G2), to consider the purchase of
property for public purpose. Second by Councilmember Main.
A Roll Call vote yielded five (5) affirmative votes
(Councilmembers Main, and Robertson; Vice Mayor Moore,
Mayor McGowan; Councilmember Hartfield). Motion carried, 5-
0.

Thereafter, Council entered into Executive Session and a
discussion considering the purchase of property for public
purposes was had.

At 8:43pm, Councilmember Robertson moved to return to
regular session. Second by Councilmember Main. A Roll Call
vote yielded five (5) affirmative votes (Councilmember
Robertson; Vice Mayor Moore, Mayor McGowan; Councilmembers
Hartfield and Main). Motion carried, 5-0.

ADJOURNMENT
At 8:43pm, Councilmember Hartfield moved to adjourn the
meeting. Second by Councilmember Main. Motion carried, 5-0.
Meeting adjourned.

Submitted by Sandy Ellinger

Monday
Jan232012

Council Minutes 6/5/02

 VILLAGE OF GRANVILLE
COUNCIL MINUTES
June 5, 2002


CALL TO ORDER (by Mayor McGowan at 7:32am)
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
ROLL CALL – Those responding to the Roll Call were
Councilmembers Bellman, Crais, and Main; Vice Mayor Moore,
Mayor McGowan; Manager Hickman, Law Director Crites.
Councilmember Bellman moved to excuse Councilmembers
Hartfield and Robertson; second by Councilmember Crais.
Motion carried, 5-0.

CITIZENS’ COMMENTS (7:34pm)
All Topics
Arie Janssens, 764 Newark-Granville Road (Village). Mr.
Janssens expressed concern about the depth of the drop-off
at the edges of the new paving on Newark-Granville Road.
[Manager Hickman noted that once the work was completed the
low spots would be filled with dirt, seed, and straw.] Mr.
Janssens then reported that the gutter on the southwest
side of the shelter house at Wildwood Park is plugged up;
the resulting run-off is washing away the dirt supporting
the concrete floor. [Manager Hickman will address this.]
Mr. Janssens complimented the Village on the neatness of
the section of the bike path between Granville Milling and
Prospect Street—a big improvement over its previous state.

Pam Walczak, 89 Spring Hill Road, Mill Race (Granville
Township). Ms. Walczak expressed deep concern about the
effects of the possible closure of the median at S.R. 16
and River Road. She cited the increasing lag time in
emergency services, the potential losses to Granville
merchants once residents of the River Road area can get to
Newark faster than they can get to Granville, and the
increased traffic on S.R. 37 and Cherry Valley Road.
[Councilmember Bellman said ODOT has emphasized that an
overpass is highly unlikely. Manager Hickman suggested that
Ms. Walczak’s best recourse would be to contact our state
representatives (Evans and Hottinger), the Township
Trustees, and/or the County Commissioners. Vice Mayor Moore
added that Representative Tiberi had told her that he would
only take this up if all the political leaders involved
were to come out against the closure.]
 
PUBLIC HEARING (7:46pm)
None

NEW BUSINESS (7:46pm)
2003 County Tax Budget
The budget was introduced by Councilmember Crais moved to
acknowledge receipt of the 2003 County Tax Budget and to
set the Public Hearing for June 19, 2002. Second by
Councilmember Main. Motion carried, 5-0.

Ordinance No. 07-02, An Ordinance To Amend Ordinance No. 39-
01 Providing For Adjustments Of The Annual Budget For The
Fiscal Year 2002 And Revising Sums For Operating Expenses.
Motion by Councilmember Main; second by Councilmember
Crais. Mayor McGowan set the Public Hearing for June 19,
2002.

OLD BUSINESS (7:49pm)
None

REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES (7:49pm)
The following additions/corrections were requested: 1) Vice
Mayor Moore, p. 5, “Economic Development Committee,” 6th
line – “…a marketing strategy for downtown Granville.”
Councilmember Crais moved to approve the minutes as
corrected; second by Councilmember Main. Motion carried, 5-
0.

COMMITTEE REPORTS (7:51pm)
Economic Development Committee (Crais, Moore, Robertson)
Meeting this Friday at 7:30am.

Finance Liaison (Moore)
No report.

Granville Foundation (Main)
Councilmember Main reported the Foundation was pleased to
announce it had hired former Village Manager, Doug
Plunkett, as its new Executive Director. Plunkett succeeds
long-time Director, Carl Frazier.

JEDD (Bellman, Crais)
Councilmember Bellman noted that Kendal will be asking for
sewer extension and distributed, then reviewed, a summary
he had prepared reflecting his own impressions of the
committee’s consensus; the committee has not yet signed off
on anything.
 
Newark/Granville Committee (Bellman, Main)
No report.

Personnel Committee (Hartfield, McGowan, Robertson)
No report.

Planning Commission (Main)
No report.

Recreation Commission (McGowan)
Mayor McGowan reported that summer sports are underway
(weather permitting!).

Senior Citizen Committee (Robertson)
Manager Hickman noted the Senior Survey will be out within
the week.
Strategic Land Acquisition Committee (Bellman, Crais, Moore)
No report.

Street Light Committee (McGowan)
Mayor McGowan noted there are new lights by IGA. We have
one more year to complete the cycle of replacement lights.

Streets/Sidewalks/Utilities Committee (Bellman, Hartfield,
McGowan)
Councilmember Bellman continued the discussion of sewer
extension to Kendal, focusing on the particular route that
might be used (Weaver Drive?) and the particular system
that might be installed (forced main v. gravity-feed). At
this point, the Village would prefer the latter, Kendal the
former. Councilmember Bellman a JEDD would not work for
Kendal since JEDDs are primarily concerned with commercial
enterprise and they do not permit the presence of electors.
If Kendal were to create a CEDA, the issue of an income tax
would need to be discussed and agreed to. Law Director
Crites is researching the issue.
Mayor McGowan noted Kendal is operating in a time frame
that requires them to have an answer from Council by July
31st and suggested a special meeting to deal with this
topic. Manager Hickman will check on everyone’s
availability on June 26th and July 10th, then set a meeting
date.

Tree & Landscape Committee (Moore)
No report.

Union Cemetery Board (Main)
No report.

OTHER COUNCIL MATTERS (8:24pm)
BZBA Appointment. Manager Hickman reported the notice of
this vacancy had appeared twice in the newspaper as well as
being communicated to the e-mail list. One response has
been received. Council agreed to hold the appointment over
to the June 19th meeting.
 
MEETING ANNOUNCEMENTS (8:25pm)
Jun 4, 2002    7:30pm    Granville Recreation Commission
Jun 7, 2002    7:30am    Economic Development Commission
(@ Granville Coffee House)
Jun 10, 2002    7:30pm    Planning Commission
Jun 11, 2002    7:00pm    Tree & Landscape Committee
Jun 13, 2002    7:00pm    Board of Zoning & Building Appeals
Jun 19, 2002    7:30pm    Village Council
Jun 24, 2002    7:30pm    Planning Commission
Jun 25, 2002    5:30pm    Personnel Committee


EXECUTIVE SESSION (8:25pm)
Councilmember Crais moved to enter into Executive Session
to discuss possible land acquisition.  Second by Vice Mayor
Moore. A Roll Call vote yielded five (5) affirmative votes
(Councilmembers Bellman, Crais, and Main; Vice Mayor Moore,
Mayor McGowan). Motion carried, 5-0.
    Thereafter, Council entered into Executive Session
and a discussion considering the purchase of property for
public purposes was had.
At 9:11pm, Councilmember Crais moved to return to regular
session; second by Councilmember Main. A Roll Call vote
yielded five (5) affirmative votes (Councilmembers Crais
and Main; Vice Mayor Moore, Mayor McGowan; Councilmember
Bellman). Motion carried, 5-0.

ADJOURNMENT (9:13pm)
Councilmember Crais moved to adjourn the meeting; second by
Councilmember Main. Motion carried, 5-0. Meeting adjourned.


Submitted by Sandy Ellinger