Granville Community Calendar

Council Minutes 4/2/03


CALL TO ORDER (by Mayor McGowan at 7:32 pm) 


ROLL CALL Those responding to the roll call were, Councilmembers Hartfield, Robertson, Crais, Main, Bellman, Vice Mayor Moore, and Mayor McGowan; Manager Hickman, Law Director Crites. 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA (7:33 pm) Councilmember Crais moved to approve the agenda as presented, seconded by Councilmember Main. Motion carried. 

CITIZENS’ COMMENTS ( 7:33 pm) All topics – None

Mayor McGowan closed citizens’ comments at 7:33 pm. 

PUBLIC HEARING None Scheduled 

NEW BUSINESS (7:34 pm) Bryn Du Advisory Committee II - Appoint Committee members

Bruce & Susan Cramer, Bob Gardner, Robert Gillie, Greg Keeler, Mary Malcuit, Steve Mershon, Kim Miles, Bill Moore, Jurgen Pape, Ben Rader, Tim Riffle, Pam Satterfield, Jim Siegel, Bill York.

Vice Mayor Moore, Councilmembers Crais, and Robertson requested to be added to the committee. 

Councilmember Bellman moved to establish the 18-member committee. Second by Councilmember Hartfield. 

Councilmember Bellman stated that it might be best if Manager Hickman set up the first meeting since a chair has not yet been established for this committee. Manager Hickman stated that he would set up the first meeting.

Councilmember Crais inquired if work done by committee members would eventually go to the Planning Commission. Manager Hickman stated no. 

 Spring Valley Report

Councilmember Crais suggested that the next meeting with the Spring Valley Committee include an in-depth discussion of the report. He also requested an Executive Session for the May 5, 2003 meeting.

Vice Mayor Moore stated she would like to see the report added to website with the appraisal.

Manager Hickman stated that the report is currently available in the library, as well as the village offices. He also stated that once it is available on diskette, it should not be a problem to add to the website.

 Ordinance No. 05-03, An Ordinance To Enter Into An Agreement With Denison University For Burg Street Improvements was introduced by Councilmember Bellman. Second by Councilmember Hartfield. . Mayor McGowan set the public hearing for Ordinance No. 05-03 for April 16, 2003. 

OLD BUSINESS (7:41 pm) None Scheduled

 REVIEW OF MINUTES (7:41 pm) Regularly Scheduled Meeting of March 19, 2003. Councilmember Main moved to accept the minutes as corrected; seconded by Mayor McGowan. Motion carried, 7- 0. 

COMMITTEE REPORTS Economic Development Committee (Crais, Moore, Robertson) Committee met two weeks ago. Some issues discussed include the fire sprinkler/fire suppression systems downtown. Vice Mayor Moore stated that they are currently fact finding and researching feasibility. Vice Mayor Moore went on to say that the committee has established a sub-committee consisting of members from the Economic Development Committee and the Merchant Sub-committee to address some merchants concerns of the village sign ordinance and it being too restrictive. 

Finance Liaison (Moore) No report. 

Granville Foundation (Main) No report.

JEDD (Bellman, Crais) No report.

Newark/Granville Committee (Bellman, Main) No report. 

Personnel (Hartfield, McGowan, Robertson) No report.

Planning Commission (Main) No report.

Recreation Commission (McGowan) No report.

Senior Citizen Committee (Moore, Robertson) Will meet on Thursday, April 10. Street Light Committee (McGowan) No report.

Streets/Sidewalks/Utilities Committee (Bellman, Hartfield, McGowan) It was decided that this committee needs to meet and a meeting will be set up in the near future. 

Spring Valley Committee 

Tree & Landscape Committee (Moore) Will meet on Tuesday, April 8 Union Cemetery Board (Main) No report. 

OTHER COUNCIL MATTERS Mayor McGowan noted that the American flags are being raised on Broadway in the morning and taken down in late afternoon to show support for our troops. 

ADJOURNMENT At 8:03 pm, Councilmember Main moved to adjourn the meeting. Second by Councilmember Hartfield. Motion carried, 7-0. Meeting adjourned. 

 Submitted by: Melanie Schott 

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