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Sep062012

Resolution 2012-41

RESOLUTION NO. 2012-41

 

A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE VILLAGE MANAGER TO ADVERTISE FOR BIDS FOR THE PURCHASE OF WATER TREATMENT CHEMICALS

            WHEREAS, it is necessary to advertise for bids for the purchase of water treatment chemicals, namely hydrated lime, because the cost of those chemicals is in excess of $25,000 per year; and 

            WHEREAS, the contract for the purchase of those chemicals will need to be in effect for calendar year 2013. 

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

Section I: The Manager is hereby authorized on behalf of the Village of Granville to advertise for bids for the purchase of water treatment chemicals for 2013. 

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

Passed this 5th day of September, 2012.

Thursday
Aug162012

Resolution 2012-40

RESOLUTION NO. 2012-40

 

A RESOLUTION OF SUPPORT FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A UNITED STATES BIKE ROUTE 

WHEREAS, bicycle tourism is a growing industry in North America, contributing $47 billion a year to the economies of communities that provide facilities for such tourists; and 

WHEREAS, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) has designated a west-east corridor crossing the center of the state to be developed as United States Bike Route 50 (USBR 50), and 

WHEREAS, the Ohio Department of Transportation is supportive of AASHTO designated bicycle routes through Ohio, supporting collaboration with affected jurisdictions to inventory, analyze, and designate specific facilities the routes will traverse, and 

WHEREAS, the Adventure Cycling Association, with the cooperation of the Ohio Department of Transportation and other stakeholders, have proposed a specific route to be designated as USBR 50, a map of which is herein incorporated into this resolution by reference, and 

WHEREAS, the proposed route is suitable and should be designated so that it can be mapped and signed, thereby promoting bicycle tourism in Licking County, 

WHEREAS, it is acknowledged the route may change over time because new facilities are being constructed that are deemed more suitable for bicyclists. 

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

Section I: The Village of Granville hereby expresses its approval and support for the development of USBR 50. 

Section II:  The Ohio Department of Transportation requests that the appropriate officials see to it that the route is officially designated by AASHTO as soon as possible. 

Section III:  The Ohio Department of Transportation authorizes the posting of signs within the Village of Granville identifying the route through the community once the official designation is made. 

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

Passed this 15th day of August, 2012.

Thursday
Aug162012

Resolution 2012-39

RESOLUTION NO. 2012-39

 

A RESOLUTION TO MAKE APPOINTMENTS TO THE GRANVILLE TREE TRIMMING COMMITTEE

 WHEREAS, the Village of Granville and Granville Township are interested in supporting the best tree trimming practices as performed by Asplundh Tree Service on behalf of the American Electric Power Company within the Village and the Township; and 

WHEREAS, the Village of Granville and Granville Township understand the need to trim trees in order to maintain all power lines; and 

WHEREAS, residents are concerned about tree trimming practices; and 

WHEREAS, the Granville Village Council and Granville Township Trustees have established the Granville Tree Trimming Committee to complete a sidewalk/roadway survey,  identify specific trees that could be removed or need special consideration, identify possible areas where power lines could be placed underground, improve communication to property owners regarding tree removal and to develop a memorandum of understanding between the Village of Granville, Granville Township, AEP, the PUCO and Asplundh that explicitly outlines future tree trimming practices. 

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

Section 1. The Granville Village Council hereby appoints to the Granville Tree Trimming Committee the following additional members:

 

            Travis Binckley, Township Roads Superintendent            Dan Bellman 

            Terry Hopkins, Village Service Director                             William Dorman

            Don Hostetter, Tree & Landscape Chair                           David McCombs      

            Paul Jenks, Township Trustee                                          Andrew Montz

                                                                                                     Jurgen Pape 

                                                                                                     Douglas Polack

 

Section 2:  The Tree Trimming Committee shall be advisory only, and shall provide semi-annual reports to the Village Council and Township Trustees.  The Committee’s term of appointment shall expire on April 15, 2013

 

Section 3:  This resolution shall take effect and be in full force immediately upon passage. 

Passed this 15th day of August, 2012.

 

Friday
Aug032012

Resolution 2012-38

Resolution No. 2012-38

A RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION AND THANKS TO THE GRANVILLE VILLAGE STAFF FOR THEIR DEDICATION AND COMMITMENT TO THE VILLAGE OF GRANVILLE AND ITS RESIDENTS 

            WHEREAS, the Village of Granville was inundated by a treacherous storm on the evening of June 29, 2012, and; 

            WHEREAS, this storm brought severe weather conditions to the area, causing major power outages and wide spread destruction by fallen trees throughout the Licking County area; and 

            WHEREAS, the Granville Village staff, namely the Administration, Service Department, Water and Wastewater Departments and Police Department; worked diligently to maintain the health, safety and welfare of Village residents, clear roads, remove downed trees and limbs, keep the water and sewer facilities at total operational capacity and maintain up-to-date communications with residents.

            NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Council of Granville, Licking County, Ohio, a majority of the elected members concurring, that: 

            Section 1.   Many dedicated Village employees worked overtime in order to provide the Village of Granville with emergency services in this time of need and give of their time when they too were experiencing personal hardship due to the storm. 

            Section 2.   It is with gratitude and thanks that the Granville Village Council acknowledges and expresses appreciation to those employees that are committed to making Granville a wonderful place to live.     

            Section 3.  This Resolution shall take effect immediately upon passage. 

Passed this 1st day of August, 2012.

Friday
Aug032012

Resolution 2012-37

RESOLUTION NO. 2012-37 

A RESOLUTION AFFIRMING THE DECISION OF THE COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF GRANVILLE TO AFFIRM THE GRANVILLE PLANNING COMMISSION DECISION TO DENY APPLICATION #2012-32 FOR A WOODEN FENCE SUBMITTED BY DAN ROGERS AND ADOPTING DECISION FINDINGS AND CONCLUSIONS OF FACT 

            WHEREAS, on April 23, 2012, the Village Planning Commission denied Application #30121-32 for a wooden fence submitted by Dan Rogers for property located at 121 South Prospect Street; and 

            WHEREAS, the decision of the Village Planning Commission was appealed and a hearing was conducted before Council on June 20, 2012; and 

            WHEREAS, on June 20, 2012, Council affirmed the GPC decision to deny GPC Application #2012-32 submitted by Dan Rogers for a property located at 121 South Prospect Street; and 

            WHEREAS, Council has made decision findings and conclusions of fact supporting its decision, attached hereto and incorporated herein as Exhibit “A.”

            NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved by the Council of the Village of Granville, Ohio, that: 

Section   I:   Council hereby affirms its decision to affirm the Village Planning Commission decision to deny a wooden fence, Application #2012-32, submitted by Dan Rogers for property located at 1221 South Prospect Street, and hereby adopts the decision findings and conclusions of fact attached hereto and incorporated herein as Exhibit “A.” 

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

Passed this 1st day of August, 2012.

Exhibit A