Granville Community Calendar

Council Minutes 1/21/98

CALL TO ORDER

    Mayor Bellman convened the meeting at 7:31p.m.  

ROLL CALL

Those responding to the roll call were:
Vice Mayor McGowan            Councilmember
Freytag    
Councilmember Lucier            Mayor Bellman
    Councilmember Robertson            Law Director
Hurst
Councilmember Wernet            Manager Hickman
    Councilmember Rader

 
 REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES

     The minutes of the regularly scheduled meeting of
January 7, 1998 were presented for review.  Councilmember
Freytag moved to approve the minutes as amended.  Seconded
by Councilmember Wernet.  Motion carried.    
 
MAYOR’S REPORT    

    The Mayor’s Report for the month of December was
presented for review.

    Mayor Bellman directed the clerk to file the report.
 A copy of that report is attached as part of these minutes.
 
MANAGER’S REPORT

    The Manager’s Report for the month of December was
presented for review.   

Councilmember Lucier stated she would like to meet with the
Manager and Finance Director in an effort to receive more
detail in the monthly financial report.

Councilmember Rader moved to accept the Manager’s Report.  
Vice Mayor McGowan seconded.  Motion carried.   A copy of
said report is attached as part of these minutes.

 CITIZENS COMMENTS

Those signing the register were:
Mary Albright            Bill Acklin
C.  K. Barsky            Scott Rawdon
Seth Patton
    Councilmember Lucier referred to a letter she had
received from Daniel R. Merz of 207 S. Pearl Street
regarding his concern of excessive dog excrement in his
yard.
 
Council noted an ordinance on record that deals with these
issues.  Following a discussion on the enforcement of this
ordinance it was agreed that the first step would be taken
by Mayor Bellman in drafting a letter to be published in the
Sentinel outlining concerns regarding this issue.

Councilmember Robertson stated it might be helpful if trash
receptacles were strategically placed throughout the village
streets.
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS
 
    Councilmember Rader noted that the Comprehensive
Plan Review Committee was working on the second draft of the
new Comprehensive Plan adding that the project is near
completion.
    Mayor Bellman suggested the Committee meet with
Council to review their progress.

OLD BUSINESS

Mayor Bellman inquired about the land swap with the Township
at the cemetery and Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Manager Hickman noted that the Township has submitted legal
descriptions for review and now must determine how to
proceed, adding that Ordinance No. 98-01, which is scheduled
on this evenings agenda, relates to Village Council’s
process for such a procedure.

    It was noted that their are numerous letters of
interest for the open positions on the Planning Commission
and BZBA.
    Ashlin Caravana - BZBA and Keith Myers - PC are both
interested in being reappointed to their positions on these
committees.    
    Additional notes of interest are:
        Mary Albright - PC or BZBA
Jack Burriss - PC
Donna Childers - PC or BZBA
        Clifton Crais - PC
        Maxine Montgomery - PC
        Brian Parsley - PC
      
Councilmember Freytag suggested that Committee candidates be
invited to the meeting of February 4, 1998 to make comments
on behalf of their interest in these positions.

NEW BUSINESS
 
    Resolution No. 98-01, "To Authorize The Village
Manager To Sign On Behalf Of The Village Of Granville A
Memorandum Of Understanding With Denison University Relating
To Campus Security", was introduced and read in full by
Councilmember Bellman.  Councilmember Wernet made a motion
to adopt Resolution No. 98-01.  Motion seconded by
Councilmember Rader.  Motion carried.  Resolution No. 98-01
was adopted.
 
     Resolution No. 98-02, "A Resolution Authorizing
Participation In ODOT Cooperative Purchasing Program", was
introduced and read in full by Councilmember Rader.  Motion
seconded by Vice Mayor McGowan.  Motion carried.  Resolution
No. 98-02 was adopted.

Manager Hickman noted that the State asked for this
resolution authorizing them to do the bidding process,
adding that this is more cost effective for the Village.

     Ordinance No. 01-98, "An Ordinance Establishing The
Procedures For The Disposition Of Real Property", was
introduced, its title read by Councilmember Wernet.  Mayor
Bellman set a public hearing on Ordinance No. 01-98 for
February 4, 1998.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

    Councilmember Wernet made a motion to move to
Executive Session for consideration of property acquisition
and personnel issues.

    Roll call vote:  McGowan yes, Lucier yes, Robertson
yes, Wernet yes, Rader yes, Freytag yes, Bellman yes.

At this time Council took a 5 minute recess.

    Time in - 8:15p.m.
    
Vice Mayor McGowan moved to return to regular session.  
Motion seconded by Councilmember Lucier.

    Time out - 9:21p.m.

ADJOURNMENT

Councilmember Freytag made a motion to adjourn the meeting
at 9:21p.m.  Motion second by Councilmember Rader.  Motion
carried.

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