REGULARLY SCHEDULED COUNCIL MEETING
VILLAGE OF GRANVILLE
NOVEMBER 2, 1983
CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Gallant called the meeting to order at 7: 30 p.m..
Responding to roll call were:
Vice Mayor -
Law Director -
October 19, 1983 -Regular Council Meeting -Vice Mayor Davison moved to approve the minutes. Motion seconded by Councilmember Miller. Motion carried.
Those who si0ned the register were:
Dawn Pettit, Newark Advocate
Cindy Howes, WHTH/ WNKO
No comments were made at this time.
Ben Rader, Council Candidate
Rick Bline, Granville Sentinel
Beechwood/ Thornewood Drives -Councilmember Harriott stated that in lieu of meeting, the Committee plan a to make an on site inspection of these drives with
Manager Plunkett and Ralph Blackstone, Service &Utilities Director. They plan
to note all bad areas, make a list of projects to start on, and an inventory of items that can be done by the Village crew. Mr. Harriott said the Committee felt
the Village should have an overall plan for the record with regards to Beechwood/ Thornewood Drives.
Development Commission -Councilmember Avery reported on the October 13th meet- ing. At that meeting, Architectural approvals were granted for a room addition for the Robert' s family on S. Cherry Street, and; a sign permit for Mr. Vaughn' s shop on N. Prospect Street.
The Commission also discussed a policy regarding newsracks on public sidewalks. It was the consensus of those members present for this meeting, to recommend to Council that the Village needed an ordinance to amend the Zoning Ordinance to regulate the placement of Newsracks in the Village..
Personnel Committee -Councilmember Miller announced that the Personnel Com- mmeitetetiengw. ill be conducting a meeting this evening immediately following tonight' s
Township TrusteesJ/oint Meeting with Council -Vice Mayor Davison asked members if they would favor a meeting with the Township Trustees in the near future.
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Following discussion, it was the consensus of members to plan for a meeting
sometime in January.
Opera House Park -Manager Plunkett mentioned that Eric Jones of the Park National
Bank approached him with an idea for the park during the Christmas season. He
said the bank would like to install a large evergreen Christmas tree in the park
and have a contest to decorate the tree as a promotional project.
A brief discussion followed. It was suggested by members that Mr. Jones be
invited to the November 9th Council Worksession motional to explain to members his pro- idea.
OLD BUSINESS -None
Ordinance No. 28-83, P"roviding For The Issuance Of $125,000 Sewer Utility Improve- ment Notes In Anticipation Of The Issuance Of Bonds For The Purpose Of Improving The Municipal Wastewater Treatment And Collection System By Constructing A New
Wastewater Treatment Plant And Necessary Appurtenances Including Control, Labora- tory And Standby Power Facilities, And By Reconstructing And Rehabilitating Sanitary Sewers Together With Necessary Appurtenances, And Declaring An Emergency",
was introduced and title read in its entirety by Councilmember Miller.
Mr. Joe P. Magdich, Bond Underwriter for Seasongood &Mayer, was present this evening to answer any questions Council might have regarding the Sewer Utility Improvement Notes, etc.. He quoted the interest rate of 6.95%per annum, for the
Councilmember Miller moved for passage of Section XII, the Emergency Clause of Ordinance No. 28-83. Motion seconded by Councilmember Avery. Roll call vote: Millery-es, Averyy-es, Schnaidty-es, Harriotty-es, Davisony-es, Gallanty-es. Six yes votes. Emergency Section XII duly passed.
Councilmember Miller moved for adoption of Ordinance No. 28-83. Motion seconded by Councilmember Avery. Mayor Gallant at this time asked Manager Plunkett to summarize the Sewer Project to date.
Manager Plunkett responded, and gave a summation of the Village' s Sewer Pro- ject,beginning at the point where the Village' s Step II &III Phase was awarded by the Ohio EPA, and; reimbursement status of the Pearl Street Sewer Project. Mayor Gallant thanked Mr. Plunkett and then asked the Clerk for a roll call vote on the motion for adoption of Ordinance No. 288-3. Roll call vote: Millery-es, AOrvdeinrayny-cees, Schnaidty-es, Harriotty-es, Davisony-es, Gallanty-es. Six yes votes. No. 28-83 duly adopted.
Councilmember Schanidt at this time moved that the Manager be authorized to enter into a contract with Seasongood &Mayer for the sale of sanitary sewer improve- ment notes. Motion seconded by Vice Mayor Davison. Motion carried. The Clerk wleasgidsirlaecttieodn.t o (Ptlyepaesethis motion into resolution form and Assigna number to the see Resolution No. 83-36)
Ordinance No. 29-83, A"n Ordinance To Amend Ordinance No. 408-2 Providing For Adjustments Of The Annual Budget For The Fiscal Year 1983 And Revising Sums For mOepmebreartinSgchEnxapidet.nses"w,as introduced and title read in its entirety by Council1
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A public hearing was scheduled at this time for November 16, 1983, at 7: 30
p.m.,for Ordinance No. 29-83.
Resolution No. 83-35, "To Award The Bids For The Purchase Of Water Treatment
Chemicals For 1984", was introduced and read in its entirety by Vice Mayor
Davison. Vice Mayor Davison moved for the passage of Resolution No. 83-35 with
the following awards to be incorporated in the resolution: Lime: Black River
Lime Co., @67. 2$4T/on; Hydrofl·uosilicic Acid: Jones Chemical Co., @6.7 $5c/wt. ;
Chlorine: Herbert VerCamp Chemical Co., @27. 0$0c/ wt.L;iquid Aluminum Sulfate:
Bonded Chemical Co., @6.9 $9c/ wt.L; iquid Polymerized Phosphate: Bonded Chemical
Co., @86. 2$2c/ wt..Motion seconded by Councilmember Miller. Motion carried.
Resolution No. 83-35 duly passed. A copy of the bid tabulation sheet is hereby
attached as part of these minutes.
Vacancy on Council
Mayor Gallant read Robin Bartlett' s letter of resignation. Councilmember Miller
moved to accept Ms. Bartlett' s resignation with regret. Motion seconded by
Councilmember Harriott. Motion carried. A copy of Ms. Bartlett' s letter of resignation is hereby attached as part of these minutes.
Manager Plunkett mentioned at this time, that according to the Charter,Council has thirty days from the date of receipt of the resignation to fill the vacancy. Following a brief discussion, the followingmotion was made by Councilmember
Avery, and seconded by Councilmember Harriott: "That the Manager be directed to make notice that a vacancy exists on Council, and interested individuals should
submit a written notice of interest and qualifications before 5:00 p.m., November 16, 1983, to the Village Manager. That the notice should include such information as to when the term expires, and that Council will consider all submissions
in an executive session on November 16, at the close of the regular meeting, and; that the vacancy will be filled December 1, 1983, at the Special Organiza- tional Meeting of Council."Motion carried.
November 9, 1983 -Council Worksession -7: 30 p.m.. Budget; tentative meeting with Eric Jones.
Review of Proposed 1984
With no further business to discuss, a motion for adjournment was made by Council- member Miller and seconded by Councilmember Avery. Motion carried.
Meeting adjourned at 8: 22 p.m..
erk of Counci +'
These minutes are not official until approved by Council and signed by officers.
NOVEMBER 2, 1983
Louise Miller, David Harriott, and Samuel Schnaidt
Douglas E. Plunkett, Village Manager
Tthhee committee met at the close of the regular Council meeting on November 2nd, in Council Chambers.
Manager Plunkett introduced his proposed personnel wage and salaries schedule for 1984. The members of the committee and Manager Plunkett discussed the proposals, their cost and their relative beneifits to the employees.
Mr. Plunkett proposed a 4%across-the-board salary increase for all employees with the exception of six positions. For those six managerial positions Mr. Plunkett asdavlaorcyated a salary re-alignment as contained in the previously submitted wage and schedule for 1984.
The proposal was based on an annual CPI increase of 2. 6%from September 1982 to September 1983, and a CPI rise of 4.2%from July to September 1983.
After a lengthy discussion and a request for substantiating documentation from the Manager the committee agreed to the proposal and stated that they would recommend it to the full Council as proposed.