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Council Minutes NOVEMBER 20, 1991

NOVEMBER 20, 1991
Mayor Eisenberg called the meeting to order at 7: 30 p.m.
Responding to roll call were:
Councilmember Freytag
Councilmember Marshall
Councilmember Rader
Councilmember Hughes
Councilmember Malcuit
Vice Mayor
Law Director
A public hearing was held on the following legislation:
Ordinance No. 31-91 -An Ordinance To Amend Ordinance No. 26-90
Providing For Adjustments Of The Annual Budget For The Fiscal
Year 1991 And Revising Sums For Operating Expenses.
No one appeared to speak for this ordinance. Public hearing
closed at 7: 35 p.m. Action on this ordinance was held for old
November 6. 1991 -Regular Council Meeting -Vice Mayor Morrow
moved to approve the minutes as corrected. Motion seconded by
Councilmember Malcuit. Motion carried.
October 10. 1991 -
Commission, and;
Joint Worksession Village Council/ Planning
October 24. 1991 -Joint Worksession -Village Council/ Planning
Commission -Councilmember Marshall moved that the minutes of
Village Council' s Joint Worksessions for October 10, 1991 and
October 24, 1991 be approved as amended by the Planning
Commission. Motions seconded by Vice Mayor Morrow. Motion carried.
Mayor Eisenberg asked if it was known when Tom Mikulecky getting would be back to Village Council on the Zoning Ordinance Re- write.
He recommended that a meeting with Mr. Mikulecky be scheduled as soon as possible after the first of the year, and suggested 1 January 8th.
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Manager Plunkett said he would contact Mr. Mikulecky and see
if January 8th was compatible with his schedule.
Those who signed the register were:
Hilah Williams
Sue Hartfield
Jack Harden
Sarah Robinson
Bernie Williams
Neal Hartfield
Amy Prevost
Lou Ream
Dorothy Garrett
Brenda Mix
Audrey Evans
Hilah Williams, co-owner of The Elms Complex located on East Elm
Street, presented Council with petitions signed by 502 residents/
patronsp/atients, stating that they support the parking in front
of The Elms Complex at 113-115 E. Elm St.,and Dr. Raker's Office
at 117 E. Elm St. Mrs. Williams expressed her disappointment with
the Planning Commission in that neither she nor her husband was
informed that their parking was to be discussed at the November
7th Planning Commission meeting. She felt that with all the
zoning rules and regulations it was hard for business people to
make it in Granville.
The Mayor' s Report for October '91 was presented. Following
review, the clerk was directed to file the report. A copy of that
report is attached as part of these minutes.
The Manager' s Report for October '91 was presented. Manager
Plunkett reviewed the various sections of the report with members
of Council and highlighted areas of particular concern, such as
the water loss ratio, and its continuing decline. Mr. Plunkett
noted that with the completion of Burg Street water line
improvement, the loss ratio should be reduced even further.
Following review, Councilmember Marshall moved that the
Manager' s Report be approved. Motion seconded by Vice Mayor
Morrow. Motion carried. A copy of that report is attached as part of these minutes.
Planning Commission -Councilmember Marshall noted that minutes
of the November 7th Planning Commission meeting had been distributed to members of Council. He didn't elaborate on applications reviewed, but reported that the Commission had engaged in a lengthy discussion on parking (as Mrs. Williams
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attested to earlier),and recommended that Council read those
minutes. In summary, a recommendation was made by the Planning
Commission to get rid of the present parking layout at The Elms
Complex and provide diagonal parking instead. A draft resolution
was recommended to be submitted to Village Council at tonight' s
meeting, but Mr. Marshall chose not to submit it to the Village
Council at this time.
Ordinance No. 31-91, " An Ordinance To Amend Ordinance No. 26-90
Providing For Adjustments Of The Annual Budget For The Fiscal
Year 1991 And Revising Sums For Operating Expenses,w"as moved
for adoption by Councilmember Hughes. Motion seconded by
Councilmember Marshall.
Discussion: Manager Plunkett reviewed with members of
Council funds that needed replenishment and explained why they
were likely to come up short by the end of the fiscal year '91.
Following discussion, a roll call vote on the question was
taken. Results of that roll call vote were: Hughes- yes, Marshallyes,
Malcuity-es, Radery-es, Freytagy-es, Morrowy-es, Eisenbergyes.
Seven yes votes. Motion carried. Ordinance No. 31-91 duly
Acknowledge Receipt of the Village Manager's Proposed 1992
Municipal Budget.
Receipt of the Village Manager' s Proposed 1992 Municipal Budget
was acknowledged by consensus of Village Council.
Mayor Eisenberg asked Manager Plunkett to give a brief
summary of the proposed budget. Following Mr. Plunkett' s review
of the proposed budget, Mayor Eisenberg commented that on the
whole Mr. Plunkett did a pretty good job of budgeting and
Vice Mayor Morrow questioned Mr. Plunkett's recommendation
of a 3%increase across the board for employees. Mr. Morrow said
he could appreciate the way Mr. Plunkett protects his employees,
however, a step procedure was put in place in 1989 as recommended
to Village Council by the Personnel Committee at that time. He
felt the 3%increase was out of line.
Manager Plunkett responded and said it was his duty to make
recommendations, and that that was his recommendation, and that
it was below the 3.7%increase earmarked for senior citizens on social security.
Councilmember Hughes commented that the Village was way ahead of inflation and that they couldn't afford to keep increasing wages.
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Mayor Eisenberg said he would like to meet with the rest of
the Personnel Committee after the meeting, or sometime within the
next few days to discuss this issue, and come up with a final
recommendation to submit to the new Personnel Committee.
Resolution No. 91-57, "To Reject All Bids Received For
Residential Refuse &Garbage And Recycling,w"as introduced, read
in its entirety, and moved for passage by Vice Mayor Morrow,
seconded by Councilmember Rader. Roll call vote: Morrowy-es,
Rader- yes, Freytag- yes, Marshall- no, Hughes- no, Malcuit- no,
Eisenbergy-es. Four yes votes, three no votes. Motion carried.
Resolution no. 91-57 duly passed.
Resolution No. 91-58, " To Award The Bid For The Purchase Of Water
And Sewage Treatment Chemicals,w"as introduced, read in its
entirety, and moved for passage by Councilmember Marshall,
seconded by Councilmember Hughes. Motion carried. Resolution No.
91-58 duly passed.
Resolution No. 91-59, " A Resolution To Establish The Time And
Place Of A Public Hearing For The 1992 Municipal Budget," was
introduced, read in its entirety, and moved for passage by
Councilmember Malcuit, seconded by Councilmember Rader. Motion
carried. Resolution No. 91-59 duly passed.
Ordinance No. 32-91, " An Ordinance To Amend Chapter 521 Of The
Code Of Ordinances Of The Village Of Granville By Adding Sections
521.11 Through 521.29, Relating To licensing And Operation Of
Garbage, Refuse, And Recycling Materials Contractors Within The
Village, And Establishing Penalties," was introduced and title
read in its entirety by Councilmember Marshall.
Manager Plunkett briefly summarized the ordinance which
would add sections to the Codified Ordinances relating to
licensing and operation of garbage, refuse and recycling
materials contractors within the Village. He said the ordinance
would require haulers to provide recycling but would not mandate
that the customer participate in the recycling. He then asked if members had any recommended changes to the ordinances or questions. Councilmember Marshall noted that there was no proviso
for a license fee. Manager Plunkett said no, but a bond would be required. Councilmember Freytag recommended that under licensing
haulers be required to offer one package for one price and that it include recycling. Mayor Eisenberg agreed that if it was put in as part of the licensing, and available, people would use the service. By consensus of Council, the ordinance is to be amended to include Councilmember Freytag' s recommendation. 1
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Vice Mayor Morrow noted his appreciation to Councilmember
Marshall in holding back on submitting the Planning Commission' s
recommendation with regard to The Elm Complex and Dr. Raker' s
parking, and made a recommendation that Mr. Marshall ask the
Planning Commission to cease discussion of the matter and not act
further until Village Council has had a chance to discuss the
issue with them.
November 21. 1991 -Planning Commission Meeting. 7: 30 D.m.
December 4. 1991 -Organizational Meeting 7: 00 D.m..Regular
Meeting immediately following.
Noting that an appointee must be selected at the December 4, 1991
organizational meeting, to serve the two year balance of Anne
Ormond's four year term on Council, Mayor Eisenberg recommended
that Lon Herman be appointed to fill that two year term. He said
Mr. Herman was qualified and deserves the appointment.
Mayor Eisenberg reflected back over the past four years,
acknowledging outgoing members: Tim Hughes, Mary Ann Malcuit, Ben
Rader, and Art Morrow, he said he enjoyed their input, talent,
and dedication, and although there were different views on some
issues, Council managed to work things out. He said he hoped
Council could continue to draw on their abilities. Mr.
Eisenberg' s final words to outgoing Council members were: " We
started as friends and neighbors and we ended as friends and
Councilmember Malcuit moved for adjournment.
Vice Mayor Morrow. Motion carried.
Meeting adjourned at 8:35 p.m.

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