VILLAGE OF GRANVILLE
SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING
Mayor Marshall convened the meeting at 10: 10 a.m.
APPOINT TEMPORARY CLERK
Councilmember Eisenberg moved to appoint Doug Plunkett temporary clerk.
Seconded by Councilmember Drake. Motion carried.
Those responding to the roll call were:
Vice Mayor Freytag
Law Director Hurst
Councilmember Drake moved to excuse absen'tee Councilmember McGowan.
Seconded by Councilmember Montgomery. Motion carried.
Resolution No. 965- 0,A "Resolution To Dismiss The Appeal OfThe Board OfZoning
And Building Appeal's Decision To Grant A Conditional Use Permit For Country Hearth Inn
Filed By CarlWilkenfeldw,a"s introduced,read in full,and moved for adoption by
Councilmember Montgomery. Seconded by Councilmember Eisenberg.
Connie Barsky asked Council,w "hat is the geographical definition of standing?"
Law Director Hurst replied it is someone who is not a neighbor,no specific distance.
Lynn Robertson asked why council was having a Saturday morning meeting when the public doesn't know about it?
Manager Plunkett stated that all the special meeting requirements have been met. He stated that the meeting was posted,Mr.Wilkenfeld had been notified,as well as had the Granville Sentinel and the NewarkAdvocate.
Councilmember Bellman stated that Council had tried to schedule the meeting for both expediency and accommodation of the public.
Clifton Crais stated that the notice ofthe meeting was not widely noted by the public; it was a systemic failure.
Vice Mayor Freytag stated that the Fifth District Court ofAppeals had set a deadline for a decision and that the issue needs to be brought to a conclusion. He stated that today's meeting is a compromise.
Village of Granville
Council Meeting Minutes
October 5, 1996
Carl Wilkenfeld read a prepared statement. A copy of that statement is attached as part
of these minutes.
Councilmember Bellman stated that he was hesitant,but must vote for the resolution.
Councilmember Eisenberg stated that he was not changing his vote,he would be
voting for the resolution again.
Vice Mayor Freytag stated he was voting for the resolution to dismiss only because
legally,the other side would eventually win.
Councilmember Drake stated that he didn't hear or participate in the initial vote. He
stated that this would be an improvident appeal to hear and would create unnecessary
Mayor Marshall stated that he would vote for the resolution as before.
Resolution No. 96-50 was adopted.
Vice Mayor Freytag moved to adjourn the meeting at 10:30 a.m. Seconded by
Councilmember Eisenberg. Motion carried.
VILLAGE OF GRANVILLE