Granville Community Calendar

Council Minutes JUNE 1, 1994

VILLAGE OF GRANVILLE
COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
JUNE 1, 1994
CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Eisenberg convened the meeting at 7:35 p.m.
ROLL CALL
Those responding to the roll call were:
Councilmember Garrett
Councilmember Shulman
Councilmember Freytag
Vice Mayor Marshall
Mayor Eisenberg
Law Director Hurst
Manager Plunkett
Councilmember Garrett moved to excuse Councilmember Montgomery. Seconded by
Councilmember Freytag. Motion earned.
PRESENTATION OF RESOLUTION
Mayor Eisenberg asked June Bennett, formerly of the Tree &Landscape Commission, to
come forward for the presentation of Resolution No. 94-3. Mayor Eisenberg read the Resolution in its entirely, and presented Mrs. Bennett with a framed copy of Resolution No. 94-3, on behalf of the Council and the residents of Granville.
Mrs. Bennett thanked the her Council, stating that she had appreciated and enjoyed every year of service.
PUBLIC HEARINGS
A public hearing was held on Ordinance No. 11-94,A 'n Ordinance To Add Section 125.11
g)3()To The Codified Ordinances Of The Village Of Granville To Provide A Means For Sale Or Disposition Of Low Value Surplus Or Forfeited Property."
No one appeared to speak for or against Ordinance No. 11-94. The public hearing closed at 7:39 p.m.
A public hearing was held on Ordinance No. 129- 4,A 'n Ordinance Amending The Granville Zoning Ordinance And The Official Zoning Map Attached Thereto, By Amending The Boundaries Of The Architectural Review Overlay District As Shown On The Accompanying Map." closed No one appeared to speak for or against Ordinance No. 129-4. The public hearing was at 7:39 p.m.
A public hearing was held on Ordinance No. 139-4, A«n Ordinance To Amend Section 1161.01 Of The Codified Ordinances Of The Village Of Granville."
7:40 No one appeared to speak for or against Ordinance No. 139-4. The public hearing closed at p.m.
A public hearing was held on Ordinance No. 149- 4, A'n Ordinance To Amend Ordinance No. S4u3m9-3s Providing For Adjustments Of The Annual Budget For The Fiscal Year 1994 And Revising For Operating Expenses."
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No one appeared to speak for or against Ordinance No. 14-94. The public hearing closed at
7:41 p.m.
REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES
The minutes of the regularly scheduled meeting of May 18, 1994, were presented for review.
Councilmember Garrett moved to approve the minutes as submitted. Seconded by Vice Mayor
Marshall. Motion carried.
CITIZENS COMMENTS
Those signing the register were:
Sally MacPhail, Sentinel
June Bennett
Joe Hickman
Donald Bennett
Councilmember Vance arrived.
No comments, questions, or concerns were voiced at this time.
OLD BUSINESS
J. Siegel
Ordinance No. 11-94, «An Ordinance To Add Section 125.11 g( )3()To The Codified Ordinances Of The Village Of Granville To Provide A Means For Sale Or Disposition Of Low Value Surplus Or Forfeited Property,w"as reintroduced, title read and moved for adoption by Councilmember Garrett. Seconded by Vice Mayor Marshall.
Roll call vote: Garrett yes, Shulman yes, Montgomery absent, Vance yes, Freytag yes, Vice Mayor Marshall yes, Mayor Eisenberg yes. Six yes votes, one member absent. Ordinance No. 11-94 was duly adopted.
Ordinance No. 129- 4, A'n Ordinance Amending The Granville Zoning Ordinance And The Official Zoning Map Attached Thereto, By Amending The Boundaries Of The Architectural Review Overlay District As Shown On The Accompanying Map,w"as reintroduced, title read, and moved for adoption by Councilmember Freytag. Seconded by Councilmember Vance.
Councilmember Garrett stated that when the issue of expanding the Architectural Review District was first discussed, the purpose was to bring the boundary line across the street in the areas where the line ended in the middle of the street. Mrs. Garrett stated that the Ordinance Council is considering now adds some additional areas. Mrs.Garrett stated that she was speaking for herself and for Councilmember Montgomery saying the other areas are an unnecessary addition. Mrs. Garrett stated that it would be adequate to extend the boundary line to the other side of the street. Mayor Eisenberg stated that the issue had been discussed at a work session and at the last Council meeting. He stated that Council should either accept or reject the Ordinance. Mayor Eisenberg stated that a yes vote would slightly expand the district, a no vote would keep the boundaries as they currently exist.
Roll call vote: Freytag yes, Vance yes, Montgomery absent,Shulman yes,Garrett no,Vice aMdaoypotredM.arshall yes, Mayor Eisenberg yes. Five yes votes, one no vote. Ordinance No. 129-4 was 1
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Ordinance No. 139- 4, A'n Ordinance To Amend Section 1161.01 Of The Codified Ordinances
Of The Village Of Granville," was introduced, title read, and moved for adoption by Vice Mayor
Marshall. Seconded by Councilmember Freytag.
Roll call vote: Marshall yes, Garrett yes, Shulman yes, Montgomery absent, Vance yes,
Freytag yes, Mayor Eisenberg yes. Six yes votes, one member absent. Ordinance No. 13-94 was
adopted.
Ordinance No. 149- 4, A'n Ordinance To Amend Ordinance No. 439-3 Providing For
Adjustments Of The Annual Budget For The Fiscal Year 1994 And Revising Sums For Operating
Expenses,"was introduced, title read, and moved for adoption by Councilmember Shulman.
Seconded by Councilmember Garrett.
Roll call vote: Montgomery absent, Vance yes, Freytag yes, Marshall yes, Garrett yes, Shulman yes, Eisenberg yes. Six yes votes, one member absent. Ordinance No. 14-94 was adopted.
NEW BUSINESS
Manager Plunkett informed Council that Lon Herman and Eric Stewart were the candidates
willing to fill the vacancy on the Board of Zoning and Building Appeals.
Resolution No. 942- 3, A' Resolution To Fill A Vacancy on The Board of Zoning And Building
Appeals,w" as introduced, read in full and moved for adoption by Vice Mayor Marshall. Mr. Marshall read the Resolution adding Lon Herman as the new member. Seconded by Councilmember Vance.
Motion carried. Resolution 942-3 was adopted. Lon Herman was appointed to the Board of Zoning And Building Appeals, said term to expire on January 31, 1996.
Resolution No. 942- 4, A' Resolution To Authorize The Village Manager To Enter Into An Agreement With C.F. Bird And R.J. Bull Inc.,For Preparation Of Detailed Plans And Specification And Bid Documents For Construction Of Sludge Holding Facilities At The Granville Sewage Treatment Plant To Bring The Village Into USEPA 503 Compliance,w" as introduced, read in full, and moved for adoption by Councilmember Vance. Seconded by Vice Mayor Marshall.
Councilmember Freytag questioned if the Law Director had reviewed the agreement?Mr. rFerseoyltuatgiosnt.ated that if the Law Director reviews the contract, he had no problem passing the
Law Director Hurst stated that he would review the contract before it is signed. The motion was carried. Resolution No. 94-24 was duly adopted.
Resolution No. 942- 5, A' Resolution To Authorize The Village Manager To Advertise For Bids For The Painting And Striping Of Streets,w"as introduced, read in full and moved for adoption by Councilmember Garrett. Seconded by Vice Mayor Marshall.
Manager Plunkett stated that it is more productive for the Service Department to contract out street painting because the department spends a substantial amount of time in the summer months ppaaiinnttiinngg. He stated that the Service Department would have more time for other projects if the was contracted out.
Councilmember Vance stated that street painting was an issue discussed at the Streets & Sidewalks Committee meeting.At that meeting, the Committee asked the Service Director to look into the possibility of eliminating some of the unnecessary street painting. Mr.Vance stated that it owpaisniounn,necessary to have street paint, signs and pavement markings. Mr.Vance stated that in his less street painting would help to beautify the Village. 1
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Manager Plunkett stated that some of the painting is required from ODOT's uniform traffic
code.
Councilmember Vance stated that he was not saying that the Village should not follow the
safely rules. He stated that there are some places where painting is redundant. Mr. Vance would like
the Service Director to look at areas where some of the street painting can be eliminated.
Councilmember Shulman stated that he thought there was going to be another step before a
resolution came before Council. Mr. Shulman stated that it was his understating that the cost savings
were going to be evaluated.
Councilmember Vance moved to table Resolution No. 94-25. Seconded by Councilmember
Shulman. Motion carried. Resolution No. 94-25 was tabled.
Ordinance No. 159- 4, A'n Ordinance To Amend Ordinance No. 439-3 Providing For
Adjustments Of The Annual Budget For The Fiscal Year 1994 And Revising Sums For Operating
Expenses,"was introduced, and title read by Councilmember Freytag.
Councilmember Vance stated that the Village should consider paving Plum Street from
Broadway to College Street.
Mayor Eisenberg set the public hearing for June 15, 1994, at 7:30 p.m.
Councilmember Vance reported on the progress Sensibilities Inc.,is making on remodeling
the old village hall at 118 South Main Street. Mr.Vance invited Council to explore the building to see the changes as they occur. Mr. Vance stated that the building is completely gutted and the original
brick is now exposed. Mr. Vance pointed out where the handicap restroom would be located on the
first floor along with where the HVAC units would be located. He stated Sensibilities Inc.,may have
to get a variance from the Planning Commission to install the air conditioning. Mr. Vance stated that
Sensibilities Inc.,plans to install new carpet and Mexican tile. Mr.Vance stated that the plans for the
outside of the building are not yet settled, although fixing up the windows and repairing the double
doors on the east side are planned. Mr. Vance stated that the roof too, would need to be repaired.
Mr.Vance stated that the false d( rop)ceiling in the upstairs has been removed and a dome ceiling was discovered. He stated that the restrooms would be redone and Mexican tile and carpeting would be installed upstairs too.
Councilmember Vance stated that the s'hed'part of the building should be fixed by opening day. Mr. Vance stated that he will be going before the Planning Commission Monday to inform them of the progress in the building.
Councilmember Shulman stated that he had received a call from the Schwartz family of Shepardson Court, expressing concern about the Shepardson -Ashbrooke property.Mr.Shulman stated that he had heard that the property owners were seeking to sell four or five lots which adjoin Sugar Loaf Park. Mr. Shulman stated that perhaps the Village may want to purchase the land to conserve it. He stated that he had been unaware of the configuration of the lots. Mr. Shulman stated that he had thought they fronted Shepardson Court.
Manager Plunkett stated that the lots in Shepardson may be a part of their discussion. He stated that the Village had not been notified of anything concerning the matter. Councilmember Shulman stated that the concern is that the land is currently undeveloped and it is contiguous to the park. He stated that the Village may want to consider seeking that land to save trees form being cut down and the impact on the park. Vice Mayor Marshall stated that he would look into the topic and see what is going on. 1
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Councilmember Garrett questioned whether the Village had any requirements as to how
street lights are placed?
Manager Plunkett stated that the Village did not have any standards; the power company had
determined spacing. Manager Plunkett stated that Bryn Du Woods Homeowners Association had
installed street lights which are now the homeowners responsibilities. Manager Plunkett stated that
as he understands the matter,the homeowner's association assessed the property owners $ 250
each for the purchase of street lights, which are gas operated.
Manager Plunkett stated that placement of street lights is dependent on where poles are
located. He stated that Ohio Power is putting together three proposals for street lights in Granville.
The Council should be receiving the proposals soon.
Councilmember Vance stated that the gas company has street lights that automatically turn
off during the day.
Manager Plunkett stated that he would see if he could get a street light proposal from the gas
company.
Councilmember Shulman asked if the Granville Business and Professional Association was
pursuing the matching funds for downtown street lighting?
Councilmember Vance stated that the GBPA is working on that project. He stated that the
garden tour fund raiser this weekend will help contribute to the beautification of Granville, including
lighting funds.
ADJOURNMENT
Councilmember Vance moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:50 p.m. Seconded by
Councilmember Garrett. Motion carried.

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