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Council Minutes October 19, 1983

OCTOBER 19, 1983
Mayor Gallant called the meeting to order at 7: 35 p.m..
Responding to roll call were:
Councilmember -
Councilmember -
Vice Mayor -
Law Director -
Councilmember Miller moved to excuse absentee members Bartlett, Avery. Harriott and Motion seconded by Councilmember Schnaidt. Motion carried.
A public hearing was held at this time for Ordinance No. 278- 3, 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 Operating Expenses."
Mayor Gallant explained that Ordinance No. 27-83 appropriates $214 for the Village' s share of the student information brochures, and $629 for legal services involving the Pearl Street Sewer project.
No one appeared to speak for or against Ordinance No. 278-3. Public hearing closed at 7: 40 p.m.,with action held for old business.
October 5, 1983 Regular Council Meeting -Councilmember Schnaidt moved to approve the minutes. Motion seconded by Councilmember Miller. Motion carried.
Those who signed the register were:
Howard Garrett Cindy Howes, WHTHW/NKO Ellen McCrave Rick Bline, Sentinel
Kevin Carragee
Candidate for Council, Arnold Eisenberg was also present.
Ms. Ellen McCrave, and Mr. Kevin Carragee both residents of East College Street, appeared this evening to express their concerns with regard to what they feel is an increasing traffic problem on East College Street. They wtoancteodrretoct knthoew wshityuathteiont.raffic is such a problem and what the Village can do They explained that they have discussed this pro- bsletmillweitxhisCtsh.ief Sorrell and that he was very responsive, but, the problem
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Manager Plunkett responded and said the Village shares their concerns about the
traffic on College Street. He said the Village has an active Police Department,
unfortunately,they cannot patrol any given area 24 hours a day. When they do patrol this street everyone seems to be obeying the law.
A discussion followed between Council members, citizens and Manager Plunkett.
During discussion it was suggested that the Manager might check on a better
light synchronization for Broadway so motorists wouldn' t detour to side streets
to avoid the lights on Broadway. Mr. Plunkett said the Village wouldn' t want
to speed up traffic on Broadway, causing perhaps more problems.
Following discussion the Manager was directed to look into "slow children"
signs for the problem area, and request the Chief of Police officers to have the patrol give special attention to that area for a while.
Council thanked Ms. McCrave and Mr. Carragee for attending the meeting and expressing their concerns.
The Mayor' s Report for the month of September was presented and reviewed. A copy of that report is hereby attached as part of these minutes.
The Manager' s Report for the month of September was presented. Manager Plunkett reviewed the report with members and added to the report that the Service Depart- ment did a fine job relining the creek bed with concrete on the north side of the Welsh Hills bridge. Following review and discussion Councilmember Miller moved to approve the Manager' s Report for the month of September. Motion second- ed by Councilmember Schnaidt. Motion carried. A copy of that report is attached.
Ordinance No. 278- 3, 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 Operating Expenses"w,as moved for adoption by Councilmember Miller. Motion seconded by Vice Mayor Davison. Roll call vote: Millery-es, Davisony-es, Schnaidty-es, Gallanty-es, Averya-bsent, Bartletta-bsent, Harriotta-bsent. Four yes votes, and three members absent. Ordinance No. 27-83 duly adopted.
Manager Plunkett reported that Mrs. Nancy Burdick expressed a concern today about the Village creating a pollution problem behind the Waste Water Plant. Mrs. Burdick claims that people are dumping their trash behind there because the Village is dumping their brush there without chipping. Mr. Plunkett said there is about three months of chipping stored on the 19 acres, and the Village does not have the manpower to do this right now. He said it would take two men to do the chipping. Mr. Plunkett said that the Granville Kiwanis are looking for about 14/ acre to rent so they can put up a building to store 4th of July items such as the
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bandstand etc.. He said perhaps they would be willing to chip the Village' brush in place of rent. s
A brief discussion followed among members of Council and the Village Manager. There were no objections raised to renting a portion of the land to the Granville
Kiwanis but members expressed concern about the liability of someone other than
Village employees using Village equipment and chipping the brush for rent.
Law Director Drake mentioned that if the land was rented to the Kiwanis it would
have to be something other than a cash donation if the Village was to retain their tax exemption status for that property.
Council asked Mr. Drake to get a legal opinion as to the liability for chip- mpienngt. the brush with someone other than Village employees and using Village equip-
Manager Plunkett asked Council for suggestions as to what should be done with the wood cuttings from Village trees since no bids were received for the cords of wood stored at the Village Service Department.
It was suggested by Council that when the trees are cut the wood should be placed in front of the property where the trees are felled and see if the wood disappears.
November 9, 1983 -Council Worksession -T (entative) -
Other Items
7: 30 p.m.. - 1984 Budget
Councilmember Schnaidt mentioned that Village Manager Plunkett asked if he would conduct an auction of the unclaimed bicycles abandoned in the Village. He asked if it would be proper for him to auction them off at one of his auctions. withLaw Director Drake said he would check into this and get back with Mr. Schnaidt an opinion.
With no further business to discuss, Councilmember Miller moved for adjournment. Motion seconded by Vice Mayor Davison.
Meeting adjourned at 8: 18 p.m..
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