Granville Community Calendar

Council Minutes December 1, 1982

DECEMBER 1, 1982
Mayor Gallant called the meeting to order at 7: 30 p.m..
Responding to roll call were:
Councilmember Avery
Councilmember Miller
Councilmember Schnaidt
Councilmember Bartlett
Vice Mayor -
Mayor -
Law Director -
Manager -
Councilmember Avery moved by Councilmember to excuse absentee member Harriott. Motion seconded Bartlett. Motion carried.
November 17, 1982 -Regular Council Meeting -Following a brief discussion, the minutes were approved as corrected following a motion made by Councilmember Bartlett and seconded by Councilmember Schnaidt. Motion carried.
Those who signed the register were:
Robert Booth Jean Barnes, Sentinel
Robert Booth, 2086 Hankinson Road, appeared this evening to ask if the pro- posed redefinition of "family" described in Ordinance No. 37-82 would change the present Conditional Uses, in the Village' s Zoning Ordinance.
MthaeyoCr oGnadliltaionntarlesponded and said that as it is presently proposed, some of Uses would remain the same. It would not effect any present housing or housing in which students might presently be located. Mr. Gallant explained how "family" would be redefined.
With no further comments or questions raised, Mayor Gallant read a letter from William Chambers, Chairman of the Granville Improvement Board. Theletter thanks the Granville Foundation for their contribution of $400 to the Improve- ment Board. A copy of that letter is hereby attached as part of these minutes.
Manager Plunkett was directed to write a letter to the Granville Foundation Gonrabnevhilalelf oImfpVroivlleamgeentCouncil thanking them for their contribution to the Board.
Regular Council Meeting Minutes
December 1, 1982
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Development Commission -Councilmember Avery reported on the November 18, 1982
Development Commission Meeting. At that meeting, the Commission reviewed and
took action on three applications; and, referred one other to the Granville
Board of Zoning and Building Appeals.
One request, for a Home Occupation, submitted by Mr. &Mrs. Wayne A. Young, to sell knitting machines at their home was approved.
Another submitted by the Pilgrim Lutheran Church for an Optional Zoning
Certificate, to be submitted in a two phase schedule, received approval for
Phase I. The Church has four struct years to submit Phase II of their plan to con- a new structure.
The Commission also approved a Sign Permit for the Granville Sport Shoppe at its new location on North Prospect Street.
Granville Improvement Board -Vice Mayor Davison reported on the recent meet- ing of the Board held November 30th. At that meeting 14 presentations were sub- mitted by the students of the Ohio State' s Graduate School of Landscape
Architecture. Mr. Davison commented that the presentations were all professional,
showing that a lot of research was done to assess the character of the community. Mr. Davison said he hoped that Council would in some way recognize the outstanding effort shown in the plans submitted by the students.
Following a brief discussion, Manager Plunkett was directed to write a letter of appreciation to the professors on behalf of the students who worked on this project.
Ordinance No. 37-82, An Ordinance To Amend Article 4 Of Ordinance No. 16-76 Of The Village Of Granville By Amending The Definition Of "Family".
Mr. Gallant commented that he has done some additional thinking on the definition of "family"a,nd after discussing this with the Village Law Director, Rob Drake, has come up with another possible definition or realignment of terms. Mr. Gallant handed out to members of Council a copy of another possible definition for their review.
A lengthy review and discussion followed on the proposed new definition draft
as a possible alternative to the one proposed in Ordinance No. 37-82, which received a public hearing at the regular meeting of November 17th. Various zoning definitions were also discussed.
During discussion, Councilmember Schnaidt questioned whether student
residences would come under rooming house, and if so, would the ones already in existence come under Rooming House, thereby subject to State &Fire Safety Code inspection?
Rob Drake, Village Law Director responded to Mr. Scheaidt' s question. He said the student residences would come under rooming house but he has not seen the State Fire &Safety Code and did not know what types of buildings would be subject to inspection.
Mr. Drake commented that part of what the language he and Mr. Gallant dis- cussed involved dealing with the defintion of Rooming House as well as Family, wtooucldlafraiflyl each so there would be no question as to where a particular use under.
Regular Council Meeting Minutes
December 1, 1982
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Further deliberation followed, then Council returned to Ordinance No. 37-82. A motion to table Ordinance No. 37-82 indefinitely was made by and seconded Vice Mayor Davison by Councilmember Miller. Following a brief discussion, the motion was withdrawn.
Vice Mayor Davison moved for passage of Ordinance No. 378-2. Motion seconded by Councilmember Miller. Roll call vote: Davisonn- o, Miller-no, Schnaidtn- o, Averyn- o, Bartlett-no, Gallantn-o, Harriotta-bsent. Six no votes, one absent. Ordinance No. 37-82 failed to pass.
It was the consensus of members in attendance to continue with new language for the various zoning definitions discussed this evening. Mr. Drake was asked to research the matter before Council acts on. the various changes and Mr. Schnaidt was asked to check on homes that have House Parents to see if there is a kind of contractual arrangement, which might have a name to it.
A brief discussion was conducted on disturbance of the peace procedures.
Manager Plunkett gave an update report on the Pearl Sewer Sewer ProjectC/ lean- up progress. He said the bike path paving is completed, and the rest of the clean-up and seeding work will be completed as soon as weather permits.
It was the consensus of Council to move item C, under Old Business on this evenings agenda to the last item under New Busines, because.of potential litigation on zoning matters.
Ordinance No. 388- 2, A"n Ordinance To Amend Ordinance No. 258-1 Providing For Adjustments Of The Annual Budget For The Fiscal Year 1982 And Revising Sums For Operating Expenses"w,as introduced and title read in its entirety by Councilmember Bartlett. A public hearing for this ordinance was scheduled for December 15, 1982, at 7: 30 p.m..
Ordinance No. 398- 2, A"n Ordinance To Establish The Manager' s Salary For 1983", whaesariinngtroduced and title read in its entirety by Councilmember Miller. A public P.m.. for Ordinance No. 39-82 was scheduled for December 15, 1982, at 7: 30
Ordinance No. 40-82, A"n Ordinance To Make Appropriations For Current Expenses And Other Expenditures Of The Village Of Granville, State Of Ohio, During The Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 1983"w,as introduced and title read in its entirety by Vice Mayor Davison. A public hearing for Ordinance No. 408-2 was scheduled for December 15, 1982, at 7:30 p.m..
Resolution No. 82-38, A" Resolution Establishing The Cost Of Living Adjustment For 1983", was introduced and read in its entirety by Councilmember Schnaidt.
Councilmember Schnaidt moved for passage of Resolution No. 823-8. Motion pseacsosnedde.d by Vice Mayor Davison. Motion carried. Resolution No. 823-8 duly
Regular Council Meeting Minutes
December 1, 1982
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D-5 Liquor License Application
Notice was received from the Ohio Department of Liquor Control that Wm. M.
Wright, owner of the Granville Golf Course, has applied Permit for a D-5 Liquor for the Clubhouse. The, application requests that Village Council
return the notice with one of the following actions: Objects To This Application And Requests A Hearing; Does Not Object; Objects To This
Application But Does Not Request A Hearing.
During a brief discussion, it was mentioned that the issue as to whether
the portion of Tand recently annexed into the Village, and in which the
Granville Golf Course Clubhouse is located, received a return of 82%in favor of being wet in the November 2, 1982 election. Council did not feel there would be any reason to object to the application.
Councilmember Schnaidt moved that the Village Clerk be directed to
answer the Ohio Department of Liquor Control' s notice as follows: that the Village Council "Does Not Object" to the application of Wm M.Wright for a D-5 Liquor License Permit. Motion seconded by Councilmember Bartlett. Motion carried.
Potential Litigation -Zoning Issues
A motion to go into executive session was made by Councilmember Miller to discuss zoning issues that could result in litigation. Motion seconded by Councilmember Avery. Motion carried.
Following discussion, a motion to return to regular session was made by Councilmember Bartlett and seconded by Councilmember Avery. Motion carried.
Councilmember Schnaidt moved that Village Council not appeal the Vaughn decision. Motion seconded by Councilmember Avery. Motion carried.
Meeting Announcements
December 8, 1982 -8: 15 p.m.. C -ouncil Worksession -Capital Improvement Plans.
CCoouunncciillmmeemmbbeerr Miller moved to adjourn the meeting. Motion seconded by Schnaidt. Motion carried.
Meeting adjourned at 9:27 p.m..
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