Granville Community Calendar

Council Minutes July 3, 1996

VILLAGE OF GRANVILLE
COUNCIL MEEONG MINUTES
JULY 3,1996
CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Marshall convened the meeting at 7:00 p.m.
ROLL CALL
Those responding to the roll call were:
Councilmember McGowan
Councilmember Bennett
Councilmember Montgomery
Mayor Marshall
Manager Plunkett
Law Director Hurst
Councilmember Montgomery moved to excuse absentee Councilmembers Eisenberg
and Bellman. Seconded by Councilmember MeGowan. Motion carried.
PUBLIC HEARINGS
A public hearing was held on Ordinance No. 129- 6A,n"Ordinance To Add Section
1159.03 e( )3()To The Codified Ordinances OfThe Village OfGranville."
No one appeared to speak for or against Ordinance No. 12-96. The public hearing
closed at 7:01 p.m.
A public hearing was held on Ordinance No. 139- 6,A "n Ordinance To Amend
Ordinance No. 37-95 Providing For Adjustments Of The Annual Budget For The Fiscal Year
1996 And Revising Sums For Operating Expenses."
Vice Mayor Freytag arrived.
No one appeared to speak for or against Ordinance No. 13-96. The public hearing
closed at 7:01 p.m.
A public hearing was held on Ordinance No. 14-96,A "n Ordinance To Repeal Section
313. 11 (e)Of The Codified Ordinances OfThe Village Of Granville."
No one appeared to speak for or against Ordinance No. 14-96. The public hearing closed at 7:02 p.m.
REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES
The minutes of the regularly scheduled meeting of June 19 were presented for review. Councilmember Bennett moved to approve the minutes as corrected. Seconded by Vice Mayor Freytag. Motion carried.
CITIZENS COMMENTS
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Those signing the register were:
Constance Barsky Beth Apthorp
COMMITTEE REPORTS
Councilmember Montgomery reported on the Planning Commission meeting of July 1.
A public hearing had been held concerning the entrance gate and security buildings proposed
for the Mansion on Newark- Granville Road. The Planning Commission will recommend
disapproval of that request. The Commission reconsidered and approved a fence on West
Elm Street,approved repainting of a sign for Woeste Real Estate,approved a sign for
Granville Enterprises,approved a fence on Granger Street,and conducted a work session on
exterior lighting guidelines. The commission also discussed the request for proposals for
design review standards.
Councilmember MeGowan reported on the last lighting committee meeting. The
committee had looked at lights around the village and visited Holophane's lighting park to
look at poles and light fixtures.
OLD BUSINESS
Ordinance No. 129- 6.A "n Ordinance To Add Section 1159.03 e( )3()To The Codified
Ordinances Of The Village OfGranvillew,"as reintroduced,its title read and moved for
adoption by Mayor Marshall. Seconded by Councilmember Montgomery.
Roll call vote: Eisenberg absent,MeGowan yes,Bellman absent,Montgomery yes, Bennett yes,Freytag yes,Mayor Marshall yes. Five yes votes,two members absent. Ordinance
No. 12-96 was adopted.
Ordinance No. 13-96,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,a"s reintroduced,its title read,and moved for adoption by
Councilmember Bennett. Seconded by Vice Mayor Freytag.
Roll call vote: Eisenberg absent,MeGowan yes,Bellman absent,Montgomery yes, Bennett yes,Freytag yes,Mayor Marshall yes. Five yes votes,two members absent. Ordinance No. 13-96 was adopted.
Ordinance No. 149- 6.A "n Ordinance To Repeal Section 313. 11 e( )Of The Codified Ordinances OfThe Village OfGranvillew,a"s reintroduced,its title read,and moved for adoption by Vice Mayor Freytag. Seconded by Councilmember McGowan.
Beth Apthrop ofRiver Road stated that she drives through the SR 16 and Cherry Valley Road intersection two to four times a day,and when right turns were allowed,people would pull out in front oftraffic traveling 55 mph. She stated that it is scary when people are
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pulling out on a four lane divided highway. She stated that perhaps the light could be retimed,
but she was against allowing the right turn on red.
After a discussion,the role call vote was taken: Eisenberg absent,MeGowan yes,
Bellman absent,Montgomery no,Bennett no,Freytag yes,Mayor Marshall no. Two members
absent, three no votes,two yes votes. Ordinance No. 14-96 was defeated.
Manager Plunkett stated that he would look into the possibility of time imposing
constraints on the no right turn on red at that intersection and to implement time constraints as
appropriate.
Councilmember MeGowan stated that he would like to see the bikepath by the
Granville Mill taken care of.He stated that in his opinion,safety was a real issue at that
location.
Manager Plunkett stated that the Village has plans to clean up that area and is awaiting
engineering review. He stated too,that the project is awaiting the granting of an easement
across the bikepath by the TJ Evans Foundation.
NEW BUSINESS
Ordinance No. 189- 6,A "n Ordinance To Amend Section 509.02c( )5,09.03 a( )1(),
a)2()A, nd a( )5()5,09.03 e( )5,09.05 c( )5,09.09 b( )5,21.08 g( )a,nd 529.07 d( )OfThe
Codified Ordinances OfThe Village OfGranvillew,"as introduced and its title read by Mayor Marshall.
Mayor Marshall set the public hearing on Ordinance No. 189-6 for July 17, 1996,at 7:00 p.m.
Ordinance No. 199- 6,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 its title read by Councilmember Montgomery.
Mayor Marshall set the public hearing on Ordinance No. 199-6 for July 17, 1996,at 7:00 p.m.
Manager Plunkett stated that the Merger Commission would like to mail the conditions ofmerger to all residents and needs money to do so. He stated that the Township is legally prohibited from providing funds for the commission and asked ifCouncil would be willing to contribute the necessary funds.
Councilmember Bennett stated that he had talked to Mary Jo Long at the Board of Elections who felt that the election for a new Council concurrently would not be valid. After a discussion,Manager Plunkett stated that he would set up a meeting with Mary Jo Long,Mary Lee VanMeter,the County Prosecutor,and himself to discuss the issues. Council agreed to supply the commission with necessary funds for the mailings.
MEETING ANNOUNCEMENTS
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The Utilities Committee will meet Wednesday,July 10,1996,at 7:00 p.m.
EXECUTIVE SESSION
Councilmember Bennett moved to enter into executive session at 8: 15 p.m. Seconded
by Vice Mayor Freytag. Roll call voter Eisenberg absent,McGowan yes,Bellman absent,
Montgomery yes,Bennett yes,Freytag yes,Mayor Marshall yes. Motion carried.
Council discussed Judge Spahr's ruling in favor of the Licking County Commissioners
in the Keny annexation to Newark case,and decided there would not be an appeal to that
decision.
Council also discussed the Marathon settlement possibility and decided not to settle at
this time.
Councilmember Bennett moved to enter into regular session at 9:06 p.m. Seconded by
Vice Mayor Freytag. Motion carried.
ADJOURNMENT
Vice Mayor Freytag moved to adjourn the meeting at 9:07 p.m. Seconded by
Councilmember Montgomery. Motion carried.

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