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Council Minutes April 17, 1996

VILLAGE OF GRANVILLE
COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
APRIL 17,1996
CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Marshall convened the meeting at 7:03 p.m.
ROLL CALL
Those responding to the roll call were:
Councilmember Eisenberg
Councilmember McGowan
Councilmember Bellman
Vice Mayor Freytag
Mayor Marshall
Law Director Hurst
Manager Plunkett
Councilmember Eisenberg moved to excuse absentee Councilmembers Bennett and
Montgomery. Seconded by Councilmember MeGowan. Motion carried.
REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES
The minutes ofthe regularly scheduled meeting of March 20,1996,were presented
for review. Councitmember Eisenberg moved to approve the minutes as presented. Seconded by Councilmember McGowan. Motion carried.
MAYOR'S REPORT
The Mayor's Report for the month of March was presented for review.
Mayor Marshall directed the clerk to file the part of these minutes. report. A copy ofthat report is attached as
MANAGER'S REPORT
The Manager's Report for the month ofMarch was presented for review.
Councilmember Bellman moved to approve the report. Seconded by Vice Mayor Freytag. Motion carried. A copy of that report is attached as part of these minutes.
CITIZENS COMMENTS
Those signing the register were:
Andy Crawford,Granville Kiwanis
Debbie Farrar,Granville Athletic Boosters
Jerry Rhoades,Kiwanis
Scott Rawdon,Sentinel Margaret Gjessing
No questions,comments or concerns were voiced at this time.
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COMMITTEE REPORTS
Councilmember McGowan reported that approximately 60 Denison University athletes
and coaches was well as many residents attended the Wildwood Park clean-up on Saturday.
He stated that the park is now ready for spring. The Recreation Commission met with School
Superintendent Raj Chopra concerning reserving a room in the old middle school for office
space.
Vice Mayor Freytag stated that he had been unable to attend the Tree & Landscape
Commission meeting however,the minutes for that meeting had been distributed for
Council's review.
Vice Mayor Freytag reported on the Union Cemetery Board meeting of April 8, 1996.
A walking tour of the cemetery is scheduled for May 8. Preservationists from Massachusetts
will be working restoring the cemetery May 7th through May 22nd. There had been
discussion concerning the future of the Cemetery Board in lieu ofthe merger discussions. The
Merger Commission had been unaware of the board's existence and structure but are now aware.
NEW BUSINESS
Granville Kiwanis -4th of July Celebration Presentation
Granville Kiwanis President Andy Crawford and 4th of July Chairman Jerry Rhoades
were present to provide a synopsis of the 1996 annual 4th of July celebration. celebration This year,the will be held Wednesday,July 3rd,through Saturday,July 6th. Broadway,from Main Street to North Pearl Street will close on July 2nd at around 4:00 p.m. for the set up,and will remain closed until Sunday,July 7th at 6:00 a.m..The annual parade will be held July 4th at 10:45 a.m. Fire works will begin at 9:45 p.m. on July 4th. It(was noted that Bob Kent annually provides the fire works for the celebrationT.)he ride vendor will be The Bates Company,out ofWinterville,Ohio. Entertainment for the celebration will include Arnet Howard,along with several other groups. Denison University Coach Sara Lee will hold the iannnual three on three basketball tournament.with the finals scheduled for Saturday afternoon the grandstand.
Councilmember Eisenberg stated that the reason Council had asked Kiwanis to attend the meeting and discuss the celebration was because several issues had been raised by citizens regarding last years event. He stated because ofthe time lapse,he couldn't recall what those issues were and suggested that the Kiwanis meet with Council again after this year's celebration to discuss the event and see how it can be improved.
and discMusr.sCthreawford stated that Kiwanis would be happy to come back after the celebration event.
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Resolution No. 962- 5,A "Resolution To Waive Payment Of The Water And Sewer
Capacity Fees For Utility Connections At The Granville High School Facility At 248 New
Burg Streetw,"as introduced,read in full and moved for adoption by Councilmember
MeGowan. Seconded by Councilmember Eisenberg.
Debbie Farrar,President ofthe Granville Athletic Boosters informed Council of the
progress made in moving Harmon Burke Field to the Granville High School in order for the
elementary school to expand. She stated that the goal of the Boosters is to raise $ 375,000.
They plan on having a home track meet which they haven't had for 12 years. The concession
stands in the complex will raise money for the Music Boosters,Athletic Boosters,and the
newly-formed Academic Boosters. She stated that moving the athletic field would save
300,000 in land purchase for the elementary school and will benefit everyone in Granville.
She stated that waiving the tap fees for the project would give the governing body an opportunity to contribute to the project.
Councilmember McGowan asked if any such fees had been waived in the past?
Manager Plunkett stated that the water tap capacity fees had been waived for Granville
Township for Maple Grove Cemetery,and for the Fire Department. He stated that he is not
aware of any sewer capacity fees having been being waived.
Vice Mayor Freytag stated that in his opinion,this is a rare incident when a waiver is justified.
Mayor Marshall agreed.
Roll call vote on Resolution No. 96-25: Eisenberg yes,McGowan yes,Bellman Yes, Freytag yes,Mayor Marshall yes. Five yes votes,two members absent. Resolution No. 96-25
was adopted.
Ordinance No. 1-96.A "n Ordinance To Amend Sections 513.03 c( )2()and 513. 12
f)1()And To Repeal Section 513.9 OfThe Codified Ordinances OfThe Village Of Granvillew,"as introduced and its title read by Vice Mayor Freytag.
Mayor Marshall set the public hearing on Ordinance No. 1-96 for May 1, 1996,at 7:00 P.m.
Ordinance No. 2-96, A n" Emergency Ordinance Enacted By The Village ofGranville, Licking County,Ohio,In The Matter Of The Herein After Described Improvement And To Request Cooperation By The Director OfTransportationw,"as introduced and its title read by Vice Mayor Freytag.
Vice Mayor Freytag moved to adopt the emergency clause,and read that section in its entirety. Seconded by Councilmember McGowan .Roll call vote: Eisenberg yes,McGowan yes,Bellman yes,Montgomery absent,Bennett absent,Freytag yes,Mayor Marshall yes. Five yes votes,two members absent. The emergency clause was adopted.
Vice Mayor Freytag then moved to adopt Ordinance No. 2-96. Seconded by Councilmember McGowan. 1
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Roll call vote: Eisenberg yes,McGowan yes,Bellman yes,Montgomery absent,
Bennett absent,Freytag yes,Mayor Marshall yes. Five yes votes,two members absent.
Ordinance No. 2-96 was adopted.
Ordinance No. 3-96, A*n* Ordinance To Amend Ordinance No. 379-5 Providing For
Adjustments OfThe Annual Budget For The Fiscal Year 1996 And Revising Sums For
Operating Expensesw,"as introduced,and it title read by Councilmember Eisenberg.
Councilmember McGowan stated that to his knowledge,Council had not approved
any specific style of street lighting for the future. He stated that in his opinion,Council needed
to do so,so that everyone will know what will be installed.
Manager Plunkett stated that Council as well as the Planning Commission had
discussed the HolophaneG " ranvilleF"ixture on M"t. Vernonp"osts. He stated that nothing
permanent had ever been decided.
Councilmember Bellman suggested that Village Planner Doug Tailford present the
issue to the Planning Commission again to get their reaction on the matter.
Mayor Marshall set the public hearing on Ordinance No. 3-96 for May 1, 1996,at 7:00 P.m.
Ordinance No. 4-96.A "n Ordinance To Amend Ordinance No. 379-5 Providing For
Adjustments Of The Annual Budget For The Fiscal Year 1996 And Revising Sums For
Operating Expensesw,a"s introduced and its title read by Councilmember Eisenberg.
Mayor Marshall set the public hearing on Ordinance No. 4-96 for May 1, 1996,at 7:00 P.m.
Resolution No. 962- 4,A "Resolution To Authorize The Village Manager To Advertise
For Bids For Spellman Street Improvementsw,a"s introduced,read in full,and moved for adoption by Councilmember Bellman. Seconded by Councilmember Eisenberg.
Councilmember McGowan expressed concern with the proposed sidewalk to be placed at the west end of Spellman Street on the north side ofthe street. He stated that a resident had been concerned that four evergreen trees may have to be trimmed in order to install the sidewalk. The resident had also expressed concern with the sidewalk being installed close to their window.
Manager Plunkett stated that Council can decide to leave that portion ofthe project out ifCouncil chooses to do so. He also advised that the staff had included the sidewalk in conforming with the Council-adopted Pathway Plan. Afler a brief discussion,it was decided to go to bid on the project now,and ifCouncil chose to delete the sidewalk,they could issue a change order after the bids come in. Resolution No. 96-24 was adopted.
MEETING ANNOUNCEMENTS
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The Utilities Committee will meet Saturday,April 20,1996,at 9:00 am at the Bryn Du
Woods lift station.
A facilities tour for Council has been scheduled for May 4th at 9:00 a.m.
ADJOURNMENT
Vice Mayor Freytag moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:00 p.m. Seconded by
Councilmember McGowan. Motion carried.

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