CALL TO ORDER Mayor Bellman convened the meeting at 7:32pm. ROLL CALL Those responding to the roll call were: Vice Mayor McGowan Councilmember Minklei Councilmember Rader Mayor Bellman Councilmember Robertson
Councilmember Robertson made the motion to excuse Councilmember Wernet. Second by Councilmember Rader.
NEW BUSINESS Ordinance No. 20-99, An Ordinance Providing For The Issuance of $730,000 Of Notes By The Village Of Granville, Ohio, In Anticipation Of The Issuance Of Bonds For The Purpose Of Paying Part Of The Cost Of Constructing Improvements To The Municipal Sanitary Sewer System, And Declaring An Emergency was introduced and read by Councilmember Rader. Second by Councilmember McGowan.
Concilmember Lucier arrived.
Roll Call Vote on Emergency Clause: McGowan yes, Rader yes, Robertson yes, Minklei yes, Bellman yes, Lucier yes. Six yes votes. Emergency Clause of Ordinance No. 20-99 is adopted.
Roll Call Vote: McGowan yes, Rader yes, Robertson yes, Minklei yes, Bellman yes, Lucier yes. Six yes votes. Ordinance No. 20-99 is adopted.
PUBLIC HEARING A public hearing was held on Ordinance No. 18-99, An Ordinance To Adopt The 1998 Strategic Updates To The Comprehensive Plan.
Constance Barsky, 221 E. Elm Street, recommended the adoption of the Comprehensive Plan, as proposed, with the provision that this document be reviewed on an annual basis.
Mayor Bellman closed the public hearing on Ordinance No. 18-99 at 7:40pm.
A public hearing was held on Ordinance 19-99, An Ordinance Approving Application To Rezone Property Owned By The Granville Exempted Village School District Located At The Southeast Corner Of East College Street And North Granger Street From The Zoning Classification Of Suburban Residential District - B (SRD-B) To The Zoning Classification Of Village Residential District (VRD)
Noting that rezoning approval had been given by the Planning Commission, Norm Kennedy, 2325 Hankinson Road, advised Council that the lot would be split into three parcels with driveway access across the rear of the properties. The lots sizes will be compatible and contiguous with other lots in the area.
Mayor Bellman closed the public hearing on Ordinance No. 19-99 at 7:42pm.
CITIZENS COMMENTS Eloise Miller, 119 E. Elm Street, on behalf of herself and Joanne Geiger, her partner in the Readers Garden Bookstore, stated publicly of their interest in the first floor space located in the Village Offices which was recently vacated by Bank First National.
Jim Siegel, Tree & Landscape Chair, thanked Council for their support of the Commission during the past and current years. He complimented the excellent cooperation the Tree & Landscape has received from the Service Department. He noted the accomplishment of the eighth consecutive Tree City USA award. He advised that there has been a resignation on the Commission and they are currently addressing a search to fill the position.
Councilmember Lucier requested Mr. Siegel come before Council at a future date to discuss tree removal procedures in the Village.
Norm Kennedy commended Council on Council Chamber remodeling efforts noting that it now seemed to fit the purpose.
Mayor Bellman closed Citizens Comments at 7:47pm.
OLD BUSINESS Ordinance No. 18-99, An Ordinance To Adopt The 1998 Strategic Updates To The Comprehensive Plan was reintroduced and read in full by Councilmember Robertson. Second by all of Council.
Roll Call Vote: McGowan yes, Lucier yes, Robertson yes, Minklei yes, Rader yes, Bellman yes. Six yes votes. Ordinance No. 18-99 is adopted.
NEW BUSINESS Resolution No. 99-19, An Resolution Of Appreciation To The 1998 Comprehensive Plan Review Committee was introduced and read in full by Mayor Bellman. Second by Councilmember Rader. Motion carried. Resolution No. 99-19 is adopted.
Mayor Bellman presented a proclamation to Comprehensive Plan Committee members in appreciation of their commitment and dedication in the review of this document.
Charlie Metzger, Co-chair of the Committee thanked Village Council for their support during this review.
OLD BUSINESS Ordinance No. 19-99, An Ordinance Approving Application To Rezone Property Owned By The Granville Exempted Village School District Located At The Southeast Corner Of East College Street And North Granger Street From The Zoning Classification Of Suburban Residential District - B (SRD-B) To The Zoning Classification Of Village Residential District (VRD) was re-introduced and read by Councilmember Rader. Second by Councilmember Lucier.
Roll Call Vote: McGowan yes, Lucier yes, Robertson yes, Minklei yes, Rader yes, Bellman yes. Six yes votes. Ordinance No. 19-99 is adopted.
NEW BUSINESS Ordinance No. 21-99, An Ordinance To Amend Chapter 1137.03, 1137.05 & 1137.06 Of The Codified Ordinances Of The Village Of Granville Ohio was introduced by Councilmember Minklei. Mayor Bellman set the public hearing date on Ordinance No. 21-99 for May 19, 1999. REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES The minutes of the regularly scheduled meeting of April 21, 1999, were presented for review. Councilmember Robertson moved to approve the minutes as amended. Councilmember McGowan second. Motion carried.
COMMITTEE REPORTS Vice Mayor McGowan announced that the Granville Recreation Commission has mailed their 18th seasonal programs brochures.
Councilmember Lucier reported that the Union Cemetery Board is interested in security lighting at the cemetery.
After inquiring with the Finance Director, Ms. Lucier noted that the Y2K issues, as it relates to the functions of the Village Office, have been addressed and are in compliance. Councilmember Robertson reported that the Clean-up Fix-up at Lewis Park was a success. She requested a form of appreciation be made to the members of the community that participated in this project.
Councilmember Rader noted a meeting he attended regarding the JEDD/TID/TIF Finance Committee of which he is the representative from Granville.
Noticing that the emergency phone at Wildwood Park had not been addressed by Council during the last meeting, Councilmember Robertson requested that Council address this as soon as possible. Manager Hickman will make inquiries regarding rates.
Councilmember Minklei again expressed a concern with the increased number of trucks in the Village. Ms. Minklei requested the "weigh ins" be conducted to include the hours of 6 -7am.
Councilmember Rader questioned whether the over weight citations count against the truck driver’s PUCO rating. Manager Hickman will look into.
Manager Hickman requested a Street/Utility Committee meeting to discuss special water requests for areas outside the Village. There is also a need for the Committee to discuss pedestrian crossing, no turn on red signs, and other issues related to through traffic in the Village. It was suggested that an officer be placed at the High School during after school hours for traffic control.
ADJOURNMENT Councilmember Rader moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:47pm. Councilmember McGowan second. Motion carried.