The Granville Village Council adopted the following legislation at the February 15, 2017 regular meeting:
Ordinance No. 02-2017, An Ordinance Authorizing the Village Manager to Enter into an Annexation Agreement Describing the Intentions of the Parties to Annex Certain Real Property Located Along Newark-Granville Road in Granville Township, Owned by S. R. Larsen, Trustee of the S. R. Larsen Ltd. Profit Sharing Plan Trust
Gerry Bird approached the Village Council regarding annexation of 18.972 acres of land located on the south side of Newark-Granville Road. During the December 21, 2016 Council meeting, Mr. Bird presented information to the Village Council regarding his desire to annex this land to the Village for a residential development of thirty-seven (37) single family homes. The Village Council indicated at that meeting they would be willing to consider this annexation request. The developer’s attorney, Jim Havens, of Havens Limited, submitted a letter to the Village indicating interest in moving forward with an Expedited Type II annexation. This resolution affirms the Village’s interest in allowing this annexation to move forward.
Resolution No. 2017-10, A Resolution to Express Appreciation to Steven Hawk for Service on the Granville Planning Commission
This resolution expresses the Village Council’s appreciation for Steven Hawk’s service on the Granville Planning Commission. Mr. Hawk served from August 10, 2010 until January 31, 2017.
Resolution No. 2017-11, A Resolution Strongly Opposing the State of Ohio Governor’s Proposed 2017-2018 Budget, which Proposes Centralized Collection of Net Profit Tax Returns and Other Provisions Related to the Municipal Income Tax, which Will Cause a Substantial Loss of Revenue Needed to Support the Health, Safety, Welfare and Economic Development Efforts of Ohio Municipalities
The Ohio Municipal League asked municipalities to write letters and pass a resolution opposing Governor Kasich’s latest attempt at centralized collection. Granville’s Council adopted similar resolutions in the past.
Resolution No. 2017-12, A Resolution Declaring that the Village and Township of Granville are Welcoming Communities, in which All of Our Residents and Visitors Can Feel Welcome, Safe and Able to Fully Participate in, and Contribute Positively to , Our Community’s Social and Economic Life
This resolution is a simple statement by Village Council that the Granville community supports the health, safety and welfare of all residents and visitors with a welcoming attitude.
Ordinance vs. Resolution
According to the Granville Village Charter, all actions or decision made by Council have to be passed as either an Ordinance or Resolution.
An Ordinance is used to designate a local law, rule or statute adopted by Village Council that has the full force and effect of a law with a consequence attached when violated.
A Resolution is Council’s expression of an opinion, values, aspirations, recognition or policy adopted by a formal vote.
All legislation is available for review at the Village Offices during regular business hours, which are normally 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. The Village Offices are located at 141 East Broadway.