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Tuesday
Jan312012

Resolution 99-34

     BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF GRANVILLE, OHIO,
that:


Section   I:    The Manager should be, and hereby is
authorized on behalf of the Village of             
Granville to advertise for bids for  roof replacement of
Granville Village                 Offices.

Section  II:    This resolution shall take effect
immediately upon passage.

Tuesday
Jan312012

Resolution 99-33

 
WHEREAS, CoxCom, Inc. ("Cox") currently holds a cable
television franchise (the "Franchise") pursuant to
Ordinance
No. 4-94 (adopted February 16, 1994) and Ordinance No. 24-
94
(adopted August 17, 1994) authorizing it to conduct, own
and
operate a cable television system (the "System") in the
Village of Granville, Ohio (the "Village"); and

    WHEREAS, Cox and FrontierVision Operating Partners,
L.P. ("FrontierVision") are parties to an Asset Purchase
Agreement dated as of October 15, 1997, as amended by the
First Amendment To Asset Purchase Agreement dated December
19, 1997 (collectively the "Asset Agreement") wherein Cox
has agreed to sell and FrontierVision has agreed to
purhcase, among other things, the System and the Franchise;
and,

    WHEREAS, the sole general partner of FrontierVision
is FrontierVision Holdings, L.P., a Delaware limited
partnership ("FV Holdings"), and the sole general partner
of
FV Holdings is FrontierVision Partners, L.P., a Delaware
limited partnership ("FVP"); and

    WHEREAS, the general limited partners of FVP and
Adelphia Communications Corporation ("Adelphia") have
entered into a Purchase Agreement, dated as of February 22,
1999, in which, among other things, the partnership
interests in FVP will be sold to Adelphia, after which
Adelphia will indirectly control FrontierVision, the System
and the Franchise; and

    WHEREAS, Cox and FrontierVision have jointly
submitted to the Village Council of Granville, Ohio
(the"Council") an application on Federal Communications
Commission ("FCC") Form 394 requesting consent for the
assignment of the Franchise to FrontierVision and have
submitted such other information concerning FrontierVision
and Adelphia as required by law and the Franchise and as
requested by the Council (collectively, the "Transfer
Application"); and

    WHEREAS upon the assignment of the Franchise  to
FrontierVision from Cox pursuant to the Asset Agreement,
FrontierVision will hold the Franchise and operate the
System in the Village and Adelphia will indirectly control
FrontierVision.

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of Granville,
Ohio that:


Section      I:    The Council hereby approves the Transfer
Application and the assignment of the Franchise from Cox to
FrontierVision or to any wholly owned affiliate of Adelphia
as described in the Transfer Application, and the Council
acknowledges that no further consent is required for the
assignment of the Franchise to any affiliate company under
common control with or controlled by Adelphia.
 Resolution No. 99-33
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Section     II:    The Council hereby acknowledges that (i)
the
Franchise is valid and outstanding and in full force and
effect on the date hereof; and (ii) the current term of the
Franchise will expire as stated in the agreement, subject
to
options in the Franchise, if any, to extend such term.

Section    III:    The Council’s grant of the Transfer
Application and its consent to the assignment of the
Franchise to FrontierVision herein provided shall be
effective immediately, and FrontierVision shall notify the
Council promptly upon the closing of the transactions
described in the Asset Agreement.


Section  IV:    This Resolution shall take effect
immediately upon passage.



Tuesday
Jan312012

Resolution 99-32

    
WHEREAS, the Village Council of the Village of Granville,
Ohio, would like to express its appreciation to the village
staff and others for their work in ensuring that Granville
has a safe environment where the right of free speech can
flourish; including the implicit free speech right of
others
to choose whether or not to continue listening to a given
speech, and;

WHEREAS, while many members of the Village staff
contributed
to this accomplishment, the Village Council would like to
recognize certain contributions as being representative of
the nature of the service to the community provided by the
overall staff, and;

WHEREAS, Police Chief Steve Cartnal and his officers did an
extraordinary job of maintaining the law while at the same
time exercising the sort of measured prudence which
prevents
more difficult situations.  Particularly impressive was the
work of Officer Jim Mason whose restraint and good judgment
under extreme conditions allowed the law to be enforced
without what could easily have been a significantly
detrimental escalation, and;

WHEREAS, Law Director Rufus Hurst also served the village
well.  His contributions ranged from ensuring the creation
of a sensible, reasoned ordinance to address the issues
involved, to his last minute negotiations which allowed the
Fourth of July celebrations to be held this year, to
repeatedly interrupting his own family obligations in order
to provide police officers with guidance regarding
enforcement of the ordinance, and to mounting a solid
defense of the ordinance when it was challenged in federal
court.  A good measure of the quality of Law Director
Hurst’s work on this matter is that the ordinance he
brought
together and then defended is now likely to be adopted by a
number of communities throughout Ohio, and;

WHEREAS, Village Manager Joe Hickman gave the kind of
seasoned well thought out management to the entire process
that we have come to know from his work.  One can easily
see
how without his levelheaded approach the situation would
have deteriorated rapidly and significantly, and;

WHEREAS, Village Council would also like to recognize the
efforts of Mark Weaver and Benson Wolman in providing
additional advice and review to help ensure that the
ordinance enacted would protect people from what they might
find abusive without infringing on any speaker’s
constitutional right of free speech, and;

    NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF
GRANVILLE, OHIO that

Section I:    The people of Granville have reason to be
proud of the village staff who, under conditions made
significantly more difficult by the unfortunate degree of
publicity surrounding the ordinance and related activities,
served the Granville community so well.

Section II:    This resolution shall take effect and be in
full force immediately upon passage.


Tuesday
Jan312012

Resolution 99-31

 
    WHEREAS, the State of Ohio created the Ohio Public
Works Commission for consideration of Infrastructure
Reconditioning Grants for local governments, and;

    WHEREAS, financial assistance from the Ohio Public
Works Commission has been approved in the amount of
$636,509
for the South Main Street Improvements project.  

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF
GRANVILLE, OHIO, that


Section I:    The Village Manager is hereby authorized
and
directed on behalf of the Village of Granville, Ohio, to
enter into a project loan agreement, attached hereto as
Exhibit A, with the Ohio Public Works Commission.
 
Section II:    This resolution shall take effect and be in
full force immediately upon passage.



Tuesday
Jan312012

Resolution 99-30

 BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of Granville, Ohio that:


Section      I:    The bid award for the West Maple Street
(Phase II) alternate bid, as per specification, be awarded
to Layton Excavating, Inc. for a bid price of $30,305 as
lowest and best bidder.


Section     II:    The Manager should be, and hereby is
authorized on behalf of the Village of Granville, to enter
into an agreement with Layton Excavating, Inc., for West
Maple Street alternate bid improvements.  

Section    III:    This resolution shall take effect
immediately upon passage.