Granville Community Calendar

Council Minutes 2/18/04

VILLAGE OF GRANVILLE
COUNCIL MINUTES
February 18,  2004

CALL TO ORDER (by Mayor Robertson at 7:31 pm)


PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE


ROLL CALL
 
    Those responding to the roll call were
Councilmembers Hartfield, Herman, Main, O’Keefe, Vice
Mayor Crais, and Mayor Robertson; and Manager Hickman; Law
Director Crites.     

Vice Mayor Crais made a motion to excuse Councilmember
Barsky.  Second by Councilmember Herman.  Motion carried.


APPROVAL OF AGENDA (7:31 pm)
      Vice Mayor Crais moved to approve the agenda as
presented, seconded by Councilmember Main.  Motion carried.


CITIZENS’ COMMENTS (7:32 pm)
All topics –   Nick Cavaleris, 37 West Broad Street,
Columbus, Ohio.  
Mr. Cavaleris stated he was attending on behalf of his
client and property owner of the southwest corner of
Cherry Valley Road and State Route 16.  He stated that
there is concern as to whether or not this Ordinance No.
02-04 is intended to affect the rights of the property
owner.  He went on to say that the new Ordinance would
remove specifically permitted uses from the old Ordinance
and that his client wanted these concerns noted on
record.  Mr. Cavaleris asked if this new Ordinance would
exclude property owners who purchased property under the
old PCD provisions.  Mayor Robertson stated that she would
defer these concerns to Law Director Crites.  Law Director
Crites stated that if Council approves the Ordinance
tonight it would apply to all PCD’s.  He stated that if
there is a PCD for which development has not been
approved, it would apply.  If there is a PCD for which
development has been previously approved,  then the new
Ordinance would not apply.    

Dan Bellman, 320 North Pearl Street, stated that he was in
support of Ordinance 02-04.  He stated that the village
residents of Granville have voiced that they do not want
over development in Granville and no Columbus type
traffic.  Mr. Bellman stated that the Cherry Valley
intersection in already in trouble as far as traffic is
concerned.  Moreover, he stated that this Ordinance shows
responsible action by Council and he would appreciate
their quick response.  Mr. Bellman stated that the Super
America issue has put Council in the situation they now
find themselves in.  

    
Mayor Robertson closed citizens’ comments at 7:39 pm.


PUBLIC HEARING
    None Scheduled.  
 

NEW BUSINESS  (7:40 pm)
    Ordinance No. 02-04, To Amend Section s 1171.02,
1171.03, 1171.04 Of The Codified Ordinances Of The Village
Of Granville, Ohio To Modernize And Revise The Planned
Commercial District Zoning Provisions Of The Village Of
Granville, To Prohibit Fast-Food Restaurants In A PCD, And
To Ensure That Approval Of A PCD Development Plan By
Village Council Is Subject To Referendum, And To Declare
An Emergency was introduced by Vice Mayor Crais.  Second
by Councilmember Herman.

Discussion: Vice Mayor Crais stated that he would
introduce the Ordinance in Councilmember Barsky’s
absence.  He stated that she would normally have
introduced it, because she chairs the committee that
worked on the Ordinance.  

Councilmember Main asked if there is no public hearing on
this Ordinance because of the emergency clause.  Vice
Mayor Crais stated that this Ordinance appeared on the
last meeting’s agenda, and this is actually its second
iteration.  

Councilmember Herman stated he would like to add some
amended language to Ordinance No. 02-04.  He added that
Councilmember Barsky stated she is in favor for these
changes, and that Law Director Crites did not see them as
problematic.  Councilmember Herman added that he
previously spent ten years on the Board of Zoning and
Appeals and felt that these amendments might help clarify
needed areas.

Law Director Crites asked if these amendments would
resuscitate renumbering, and Councilmember Herman stated
yes.

Councilmember Herman made a motion to discuss the proposed
amendments, seconded by Councilmember O’Keefe.  

Proposed amendments by Councilmember Herman:
    (2)    Traffic Plan.  A traffic and parking
system plan shall be shown that details points of ingress
and egress into the property, public and private drives,
parking areas and
            pedestrian walkway sidewalk
areas.  The plan shall be so designed to minimize conflict
points     between pedestrian and vehicular movement, while
maintaining ample and safe walkways and pathways.
           
(3)         The Planning Commission shall not recommend
nor shall Council approve a  
           development plan unless they find that: (I’m
suggesting this as a stand-alone rather than part of the
paragraph listed above)

         A.    Such planned development provides
adequate ingress and egress and does not adversely impact
traffic patterns nor unreasonably increase traffic usage
of municipal streets to the detriment of the safety and
welfare of the public. (this is existing language. Below
is my suggestion).
            
B.        Such planned development provides adequate
ingress and egress.

C.        The planned development does not adversely
impact traffic patterns, cause  
          traffic delays, or nor unreasonably increase
traffic usage of municipal  
          streets or existing facilities to the detriment
of the safety and welfare of the public.
 
Vice Mayor Crais asked what is meant with the
term “welfare.”  Law Director Crites added that this is a
very broad term.  Council discussed if other words would
be more appropriate.  Law Director Crites stated that he
would prefer the use of “welfare” because it is used in
the statutes as well as the constitution, and its meaning
in this context refers to the best well being of the
public.  

Councilmember Main asked whose decision it would be on
whether or not traffic usage would cause detriment to
safety and welfare.  Councilmember Herman stated that the
Ordinance states that the “Planning Commission shall not
recommend nor Council approve” and he sees it as though it
would be up to Council.  Law Director Crites added that
any decision made by Council needs to be based on the
evidence that is before them and their recommendation
would need to come from factual evidence.  He stated that
the factual evidence (which could come in the form of a
traffic study) would indicate whether the threshold is met
or not.

Council voted on the following amendments offered by
Councilmember Herman.  (6 yeas, 0 nays)

Mayor Robertson stated that there is a memo in Council’s
packets from Councilmember Barsky with her comments for
Ordinance No. 02-04.  Vice Mayor Crais moved to discuss
the comments offered by Councilmember Barsky.  

Law Director Crites offered the following friendly
amendment for Ordinance No. 02-04:
On Page 3 part (5) third line stroke (b)(4) and insert (c)
(5).

Vice Mayor Crais asked how much the village spent on road
improvements to Cherry Valley Road.  Manager Hickman
stated that it was just over $417,000 and that this
included the widening, paving, and turn lane on Cherry
Valley Road.  

Councilmember O’Keefe asked if we have a definition of a
fast food restaurant, and do we need one.  Mayor Robertson
stated that there is a definition for a full service
restaurant that goes on about four pages.  She stated that
it is a clearly defined entity.  She went on to say that
in this situation, a definition would not be needed.  

Vice Mayor Crais stated that he agreed with Dan Bellman
and this revision was precipitated by other events
unfolding.  However, it also offered an opportunity for
Council to revisit some of the issues raised in the1998
strategic update of the Comprehensive Plan (as well as the
draft document yet to be approved by Council and
Trustees).  He stated that this would bring the code in
line with the 1998 strategic update.  Vice Mayor Crais
added that the current revision before Council contains no
language that would alter the 1998 revision, and infact
would strengthen its position.

Mayor Robertson stated that the impetus right now is the
court decision to shift the Ordinance from legislative to
being administrative.  She stated that this would allow it
to be legislative again and she believes this was past
Council’s intent.

Vice Mayor Crais inquired on the property taxes for
Wendy’s.  Councilmember O’Keefe stated $17,000.  
Councilmember Main added that there are also doctor
offices, a mower shop, and vets…etc. in this area that pay
property taxes.

Councilmember Hartfield stated that Cherry Valley road
improvements were also done for our residents, so they
could have better access to the highway roads.  She stated
that Wendy’s in not open in the morning, and all of the
generated traffic doesn’t necessarily come from there.  
She stated that with more growth there comes increased
traffic on State Route 16.  

Vice Mayor Crais added that a traffic plan for the Cherry
Valley Road area is being developed.  

Councilmember Main stated that the existing code is anti-
business and there is very little incentive to do any
business in Granville.  He stated that there is a portion
of our community that wants business, and some people also
want no development and that is what will happen from this
Ordinance.  Councilmember Main added that this new
Ordinance will allow for nothing more than a boutique.  

Mayor Robertson asked Councilmember Main what PCD’s he
sees as a possibility.

Councilmember Main stated that if you take this extremely
expensive property and go through the needed steps to go
to the Planning Commission, etc. it doesn’t work for say a
shoe store – coffee shop – or small business - because of
costs.  Councilmember Main added that if a business had
employees and customers, there are no incentives for this
type of business.  

Councilmember Main was unclear as to how many undeveloped
PCD’s the village had.  Law Director Crites stated that
there are at least ten small PCD plots for which no
development plans have been applied for.  He added that
the Cherry Valley PCD is the only one with planned
development.  

Council stated that Bob Evans restaurant is there by 14
votes?  Mayor Robertson stated she believed it was 7 votes.

Mayor Robertson stated that if a business contests the
Ordinance, they will also incur costs if they have to go
through the court system.  

Councilmember Herman asked Councilmember Main if there are
any other uses that should be approved.  

Councilmember Main stated that this is his opinion and his
vision is to not have development like downtown Granville –
 like a shop or boutique, but rather types of businesses
that draw from the traffic corridor.  He stated that this
might include some fast food restaurants – other
restaurants – or whatever would work.  Councilmember Main
added that he envisions these types of businesses for this
Cherry Valley area, but not necessarily across the street
in the center portion of Granville.  

Mayor Robertson asked Councilmember Main how a fast food
restaurant would benefit our community as opposed to a
full service restaurant.  

Councilmember Main stated that the Cherry Valley area
should be looked at differently than the downtown area.  

Mayor Robertson stated that there are several areas in the
downtown where you can get food reasonably quickly.  She
asked what might happen to downtown eating establishments
if a fast food restaurant were to be built.

Councilmember Main stated that the Aladdin didn’t go out
of business when Wendy’s was built.  He added that he
believes traffic generated would come from highway 16.  He
added that area residents might go to a full service
restaurant as well as a fast food restaurant instead of
going to eat in the downtown area.  Councilmember Main
added that this is an anti-business statement and it will
be viewed as one by our business community.  

Vice Mayor Crais recommended a public hearing for the next
Council meeting and made a motion to withdraw the
emergency clause.  Second by Councilmember Main.  

Councilmember Main also stated that with any important
legislation like this, it certainly warrants a public
hearing.  Councilmember Herman stated that he would not be
in support of withdrawing the emergency clause.  
Councilmember Hartfield stated that she felt it would be
fine to have a public hearing.  

Councilmember O’Keefe asked what the impact would be if
the emergency clause is withdrawn.  Mayor Robertson stated
that it would delay the vote until the next meeting.  

Councilmember Herman stated that this is not the only
effect, and he stated that it was his belief that if an
improved plan development came before Council before the
next meeting then the old statute would control.  He
inquired on what would happen to PCD applications filed
before Council meets again.  

Law Director Crites stated that any existing or new PCD
applications filed before this Ordinance is passed would
be considered under the old Ordinance.  

Mayor Robertson stated that the new Ordinance would take
effect at the time of voting.  She added that it was
previous Council’s belief, under the old provision, that
referendum was permitted.  This was until the Courts said
otherwise.  She stated that this new proposal doesn’t do
anything very different.  

Councilmember Main stated that gas stations and drug
stores would be eliminated under the new Ordinance.  

Manager Hickman stated that if Council waits to vote on
Ordinance No. 02-04 until their next meeting, without the
emergency clause the Ordinance will take effect in thirty
days.  Law Director Crites stated that it is Council’s
choice to pass as an emergency after having a second
hearing, or pass with a simple majority and the Ordinance
would be made effective in thirty days.    

Councilmember Crais stated that in that case, he withdraws
his motion for a public hearing.  

Councilmember O’Keefe asked how many votes are needed to
pass the emergency clause.  Law Director Crites stated
five votes are needed.  

Councilmember Hartfield asked if the village is putting
themselves at risk for lawsuits and is there any
liability.  For instance, if a person owns property that
is considered PCD land, and is told that they cannot have
a particular type of business on it.  

Law Director Crites stated that Assistant Law Director
Gorry further researched this issue and felt that
properties zoned nominally PCD, with no development plan,
would need to comply with the Ordinance.    He went on to
say that with all do respect, the Supreme Court has flip-
flopped on this issue three times.  Law Director Crites
stated that there are a whole series of cases that have
been looked at.  Moreover, the law is in a flux with
issues like this.  He added that it is never a case of
being “lawsuit proof.”  

Mayor Robertson stated that it was her understanding that
you couldn’t take away the land owner’s right to put all
types of business there.  

Law Director Crites stated that this Council has a right
to decide appropriate and non-appropriate uses.  

Vice Mayor Crais stated that Law Director Crites and
Assistant Law Director Gorry did a heroic job on this
issue and worked very expeditiously on it.  

The public hearing for Ordinance No. 02-04 is set for the
March 3 Council meeting.  


OLD BUSINES
Resolution No. 04-14, A Resolution To Create A Byn Du
Governance Commission remained tabled.    

Discussion:  Vice Mayor Crais stated that additional
information is needed along with further review.  
Councilmember Herman stated that it his hopes that this
can move as expeditiously as possible.   


REVIEW OF MINUTES  
Regularly Scheduled Meeting of February 4, 2004
Councilmember O’Keefe moved to accept the minutes as
presented; seconded by Vice Mayor Crais.  Motion carried,
6-0.

Mayor Robertson inquired on the January 21, 2004 minutes.  
She asked if we have received any amendments back from the
Trustees.  Manager Hickman stated that this will be
further looked into, and available for the March 3 Council
meeting.     

 
MAYOR’S COURT REPORT –  January
The Mayor’s Court Report for the month of January was
presented for review.

Discussion: None.   

Councilmember Herman moved to accept the report; second by
Councilmember Main.  Motion carried, 6-0  

    Mayor Robertson instructed the report be filed
with the Clerk.  A copy of said report is included as part
of these Minutes.  


MANAGER’S REPORT – January
The Manager’s Report for the month of January was
presented for review.  
    
Discussion: None.

    Vice Mayor Crais moved to accept the report;
seconded by Councilmember                           
O’Keefe.  Motion carried 6-0.

    Mayor Robertson instructed the report be filed
with the Clerk.  A copy of said report is included as part
of these Minutes.  





COMMITTEE REPORTS  
Economic, Finance, Personnel Committee (EFP) – Hartfield,
Herman, O’Keefe
Councilmember Herman stated that information regarding the
meeting is available in Council’s packets, and they can
expect a Cultural Arts recommendation in their next report.

Light, Safety, Sts/Sidewalks, Utility Committee (LSSU) –
Crais, Hartfield, Main
Committee meets on February 27, 04.

Planning Commission – O’Keefe
Councilmember O’Keefe stated a resident living in Park
Trails spoke at the meeting about concerns he had over
traffic issues if an Arby’s restaurant were to be built.  
She also mentioned an issue on Milner Avenue with the
cutting of the curbs.  She stated that Jim Gorry and Mark
Parriss are working on this issue.    

Planning & Zoning Committee (P&Z) – Barsky, Crais,
Robertson
Vice Mayor Crais stated that they discussed information
relevant to Ordinance No. 02-04 for tonight’s meeting.

Union Cemetery -Main
None.

Granville Foundation – Main
Councilmember Main stated that the foundation had their
annual meeting and there are three new trustees that have
been added: Cynthia Minsker, Mary Kay Bridge, and David
Schnaidt.  He went on to say that they have received
applications for over $50,000, but the foundation can only
fund $30,000.  Councilmember Main stated that this is
mainly due to a 27% decrease in the endowment because of
economical issues.  Furthermore, the fund is just above
$600,000.  Councilmember Main stated that he wanted
Council to be aware of money being put into programs that
are affecting our community.  
 

OTHER COUNCIL MATTERS
Manager Hickman asked Council how they would prefer to
receive reports for BZBA and Planning Commission.  Council
agreed to receive the reports by email.  

Mayor Robertson stated that Council has been invited to
participate in the Big Brothers/Big Sisters Bowl-a-thon on
April 17 at Park Lanes.  She stated that Council would
need to get sponsors, and five people were needed for
their team.  

Mayor Robertson stated that the Licking County food pantry
is seeking donations of food or money.  She stated that
collections will be taken from March 1 – March 22 at the
village offices.  Mayor Robertson urged Council and the
village staff to participate and asked Manager Hickman to
send reminder notices in packets to all of Council for the
March 3 Council meeting.  

Councilmember O’Keefe stated that she has heard from
several residents in regards to the poor tree trimming
done in the village.  She stated that two of the
individuals she spoke with were present tonight and
invited them to say a few words in regards to some
problems they had with the tree trimming.  

Jack Kirby, 1049 Burg Street, stated that the trimming
company (Aspaugh) cut down ½ of a yellow pine in the front
of their property.  He stated that he is sympathetic to
AEP, but in this case he ended up with a one-sided tree.  
Mr. Kirby stated that he was directed to Terry Hopkins and
Joe Smith and both concur that the tree was trimmed too
much and improperly.  Mr. Kirby stated that they are
willing to take down the tree, and the village could
possibly remove the stump.  He stated that he would be
left to pay for replacing the tree with something else
that provided the right type of barrier he was seeking.  
Manager Hickman stated that he would be in contact with
Mr. Kirby in regards to this matter and the Tree and
Landscape Committee may be willing to work with him as
well.  Mr. Kirby asked if the public is able to attend
Tree and Landscape committee meetings.  Manager Hickman
stated yes and that he would get information about the
meetings back to Mr. Kirby.  

Manager Hickman stated that he is still working on having
someone from PUCO come speak to Council.  He also stated
that he is trying to work with Doug Hyatt, AEP, in regards
to their willingness to work with the village on tree
trimming.  It was stated that there is a March 16 public
hearing being held in Columbus.  However, it is expected
that comments on service outages will outweigh any on tree
trimming issues.  Manager Hickman stated that other
municipalities are dealing with the very same type of
issues regarding tree trimming.  

Councilmember Hartfield stated that she received a call
from a resident on Burg Street wishing to discuss with
Council issues on Burg Street (storm sewer, etc.)  
Councilmember Hartfield asked if discussions on this could
be opened up again.  Manager Hickman stated that there is
some work being done with Denison University.  
Councilmember Hartfield stated she was aware of this, and
the gentleman who called her was as well.  She stated that
he would like to have further discussion with the village
on their future plans and goals for this area.  She also
stated that the gentleman felt other residents on Burg
Street were interested as well.  Manager Hickman stated
these discussions could certainly be opened up again.  

Mayor Robertson stated that the Tree and Landscape
Committee is still seeking representation by Council to
attend their monthly meetings.  She asked if anyone is
available to attend, please let her know.  



ADJOURNMENT
    At  9:05 pm, Vice Mayor Crais moved to adjourn the
meeting.  Second by Councilmember Hartfield.  Motion
carried, 6-0.  Meeting adjourned.


         

  Submitted by Melanie Schott

Council Minutes 2/4/04

 VILLAGE OF GRANVILLE
COUNCIL MINUTES
February 4,  2004


CALL TO ORDER (by Mayor Robertson at 7:33 pm)


PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE


ROLL CALL
    Those responding to the roll call were
Councilmembers Barsky, Hartfield, Herman, O’Keefe, and
Vice Mayor Crais, Mayor Robertson, Law Director Crites and
Manager Hickman.  

    Vice Mayor Crais made a motion to excuse
Councilmember Main.  Councilmember Hartfield second.  
Motion carried.     
 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA (7:35 pm)
    Councilmember Barsky moved to approve the agenda,
seconded by Vice Mayor Crais.  Motion carried.


CITIZENS’ COMMENTS (7:35 pm)
 
Denison University Recycling Program Chris Seigel, Slayter
Box 2290, and Ana Howrani, Slayter Box 1104, spoke in
regards to Denison University’s Recycling Program (DRRP).  
Ana Howrani’s spoke in regards to a new building Denison
has acquired for recycling items such as work papers,
glass, cardboard, tin, plastics 1 and 2, newspaper, and
magazines.  She stated that the program is being funded by
a grant from the Solid Waste District.  Ms. Howrani stated
that Denison used to have a recycling program that has not
been up and running for the past couple of years.  She
stated that this new program will be different from the
old because it is institutionalized and will include one
part-time position.  She stated that the program is also
in need of volunteers from the community.  Ms. Howrani
stated that the program will be open to village and
township residents and that there would be a drop off
window available.  

Councilmember O’Keefe asked what the difference was in
their program compared to the Licking County program.  Ms.
Howrani stated that they are somewhat working with the
Licking County program and that the Denison facility would
be the designated drop off for the village.  She went on
to say that their materials will go to SBC and their
program will take glass, unlike the Licking County
program.  

Ms. Howrani stated that they may have a specific need for
volunteers in the summer because students are gone.  She
stated that this need all depends on how much recycling
material they receive.  

Vice Mayor Crais asked if this information about recycling
could be displayed on the water/sewer bill.  Manager
Hickman stated yes.  Councilmember Herman added that it
could be included on the website as well.  Councilmember
Herman also stated that it would be helpful if they could
provide some parameters (in writing) of their specific
needs on seeking volunteers, contact information, and
where people can go to recycle their material.  He went on
to say that they may be successful getting volunteers by
providing information around town; He suggested the
Farmer’s Market.  Ms. Howrani stated that they could
provide the details of the program as well as their
contact information.  

Ms. Howrani ended her comments by stating that the
building would not be available for use for one more
month.  She stated that it is their hopes to have a ribbon
cutting ceremony, with Mayor Robertson, when the building
is ready for use.  

Mayor Robertson stated that the grand opening information
can certainly be made available online by working with the
village manager.  Moreover, she stated that she didn’t see
the recruitment of volunteers being too hard because there
was quite a contingent group of people willing to serve at
the former recycling center near the IGA.  She also stated
that she thought this new program was terrific and wanted
to thank them for speaking to Council this evening.  

Mayor Robertson spoke in regards to two
messages/announcements she received.  The first was from
Abram Kaplan, Denison University.  Mr. Kaplan wanted to
make Council aware of a meeting on the Walkability study
and pathway options for Burg and New Burg streets.  The
meeting is scheduled for Thursday, February 12, 04 at 7:00
pm at Barney Davis Hall – Denison University – Room 110.  
Parking is available in the garage and this meeting is
open to the public.  Mayor Robertson gave this information
to Manager Hickman and asked that it be made available
thru email.  

The second message to Council was from Dr. Trudy Knox in
regards to the Farmer’s Market.  Dr. Knox wished to have a
meeting to address issues regarding location, setup, and
procedures that could include discussions with planners,
citizens, and producers.  Councilmember Hartfield stated
that Council really doesn’t plan these type of issues.  
She stated that there would be a meeting with members from
the Chamber of Commerce that she planned to attend.  Mayor
Robertson asked if the meeting was open to the public and
could Councilmember Hartfield make Dr. Knox aware of the
meeting date and time.  Councilmember Hartfield stated
that she couldn’t see any reason why the public couldn’t
attend the meeting and she would get information to Dr.
Knox.


Dan Bellman, 320 North Pearl Street, spoke in regards to
Ordinance No. 01-04 on the agenda this evening.  Mr.
Bellman passed out a version of this Ordinance that he
said perhaps takes a different approach.  He stated that
when reading the decision handed down by the courts today,
he believes Council has a choice to move in one of two
directions.  The first being that Council would have to
choose that the statute be written in a way that the
courts find it to be a legislative act and the second
being to choose the detail from the 2001 version.  He
stated that he knows many on Council would prefer this to
be looked at as a legislative act, especially because
Granville is one of the most active democracies around.  
He stated that there has always been a preface to give the
citizens a final vote.  However, when faced with this
choice, Mr. Bellman stated that he believes Council should
give up on trying to guess what any of the courts are
going to decide.  He stated that every time this issue
comes up there is a good chance that Judge Sparr’s
decision will get overturned.  He stated that in the past
decisions have gone different ways.  Mr. Bellman stated
that it is much better for Council to say what they mean
and not try to guess or design their statutes to create
that legislative result.  He stated that he has read the
comprehensive plan and the 1998 plan resulted from a
citizens movement that turned into a comprehensive review
committee to keep Granville what the citizens knew and
loved.  Mr. Bellman stated that there is an exhibit F in
the Comprehensive Plan from 1998 and modified in May of
2001.  He suggested going back to the version prior to the
May of 2001 modification.  Mr. Bellman stated that he
appreciated the law director’s approach on this issue,
especially if Council was opting to take make this
legislative, however he feels the stakes are too high to
do that and opts for the detail and not trying to guess
what courts are going to go with this.     

Mayor Robertson closed citizens’ comments at 7:55 pm.


PUBLIC HEARING
    None Scheduled


NEW BUSINESS  (7:55 pm)
    Resolution No. 04-13, A Resolution To Adopt The
Countywide All Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan (CANHMP)
For Licking County was introduced by Vice Mayor Crais.  
Second by Councilmember
O’Keefe.                           .   

Discussion:  Jim Mickey, Environmental Planner for Licking
County, spoke to Council in regards to developing a
working document by researching and planning for future
natural hazards and implementing appropriate mitigations
techniques that all of Licking County can utilize to save
lives and protect property.  He stated that the five main
disasters looked at included: droughts, earthquakes,
tornadoes, flooding, and severe storms.  Mr. Mickey stated
that by having this document in place, it will allow for
the county and other jurisdictions to apply for federal
funding to do some of the projects in the plan, such as
pre-disaster mitigation funding.

Jeff Walker, Director of Emergency Management for Licking
County, spoke to Council and thanked them for their
efforts in purchasing four new severe weather sirens.  He
also stated that Chief Steve Cartnal’s participation is
much appreciated because it allowed Granville to be a part
of the grant monies.  Mr. Walker stated that they will
continue to work toward the goals in the book and this is
not a static document.  He went on to say that at times
they will come back to Council and ask them to accept
updates and so froth.  

Mr. Mickey stated that they are also working with the
State of Ohio on a project called Fire Wise Ohio.  He
stated that they are working on mapping out areas where
fires can be more severe.    

Councilmember O’Keefe asked how CANHMP relates to homeland
security.  Mr. Walker stated that they received $750,000
last year for homeland security.  He stated that they are
under the homeland security umbrella and his agency has
been changed to “Office of Homeland Security and Emergency
Management.”  He also stated that they are working on
training with CERT and Citizen Corp.  Mr. Walker stated
that with some of the money they purchased protective
equipment for the police department.  

Councilmember Barsky asked what sort of mitigation was
addressed in regards to flooding.  Mr. Walker stated that
they are working with ODNR (Ohio Department of Natural
Resources) and creating one county wide digital map.  He
also stated that they are searching areas for log jams.  
Mr. Walker stated that there was a meeting held in Heath
in regards to widening a channel at Buckeye Lake, which
could reduce flooding dangers.  

Councilmember O’Keefe asked if the document would be made
available to the municipalities.  Mr. Walker stated that a
paper copy and CD is with Chief Cartnal, but he could
provide another CD if needed.  He also stated that it is
available on their website.  

Mr. Mickey stated that if the Resolution were to pass
tonight, he would need two copies.  

Motion carried (6-0).  Resolution No. 04-13 is adopted.

    Resolution No. 04-14, A Resolution To Create A
Bryn Du Governance Committee was introduced by Vice Mayor
Crais.  Second by Councilmember
Barsky.                     

Discussion: Council discussed some concerns they had with
the Resolution.  Vice Mayor Crais stated he had some
concern over the consultant’s recommendations on the
governance.  He suggested adding two more representatives
from the village since this is a village owned property.  
Councilmember Hartfield stated she wasn’t sure she
understood the concern and asked what the difference from
seven to nine would be.  Vice Mayor Crais stated that it
would allow for more representation from the village and
give them more of a voice.  Councilmember Hartfield asked
if Vice Mayor Crais thought that this might not reflect
the community as a whole - if the village number is
greater - and does this boil down to voting rights.  She
went on to say that she thought anything major would be
decided by Council, and the Commission would recommend
things.  Vice Mayor Crais stated that he believed it
reflects the overwhelming commitment by the people of
Granville by their willingness to pay.  Councilmember
O’Keefe asked if decisions need to be approved by
Council.  Mayor Robertson stated that the Bryn Du
Committee recommended an independent governance to handle
decisions.  For example, the way this has been conceived
is that if the Commission received funds and wanted to
build on to “building x” they could.  Moreover, she stated
that these recommendations (for a governance) came because
they were impressed at how things were handled at Oglebay
Park in Wheeling, West Virginia.  She stated that Oglebay
is owned by the city of Wheeling and the current set-up
allows for things to be taken out of the political realm,
so people wouldn’t be campaigning for this or that.   She
stated that they (Oglebay) have been successful because of
this separation and this proposal is an attempt to do that.

Mayor Robertson stated that she did not believe anything
should be done with this Resolution until it has been
discussed under Old Business and that didn’t mean it had
to be done tonight.  

Councilmember Barsky stated that as she looked at the
makeup of the Commission, she saw that people who would be
impacted had no say.  For example, the people in Erinwood
and Bryn Du; She stated that the Bryn Du property is in
their backyard.  Councilmember Barsky felt that there
needed to be clearer representation by the people who live
close by.  

It was unclear if any new building structures would need
to go to the Planning Commission.  Manager Hickman
believed that technically (because the property is village
owned) new building structures would not have to go to the
Planning Commission.  However, the village would not be
making any expenditures without Council’s approval.  
Councilmember Barsky asked what if Council didn’t provide
the funds, but Commission raised money on their own, could
they theoretically build on the Bryn Du property.   

Law Director Crites stated that it was his understanding
that the Council was going to create this Commission by
the authority set forth in the Charter.  He stated they
needed to address the fact that this would be a Council-
created committee/commission and could be subject to
public meeting laws and  public records laws.  Moreover,
he read language in the Charter that affirmed arguably
funds raised by the Commission could be considered public
funds.  Law Director Crites stated that these were all
issues that needed to be further researched.  He went on
to say that there could be appointments and terminations
of members on the Commission.  

Vice Mayor Crais asked how terminations might work when
for instance the Trustees make a recommendation.  Law
Director Crites stated that he didn’t want to say that
they couldn’t be addressed, but he would need to further
look into such things.  He suggested that issues need to
be looked at through a legal standpoint and suggested
delaying action on the Resolution.  

Councilmember O’Keefe asked Law Director Crites if he was
saying that because the Commission would be Council-
created, it would be possible for Council to terminate a
Commission member even if they were appointed by someone
else.  Law Director Crites read aloud language in the
Charter stating that Council-made committees could have
members appointed or terminated.  Mayor Robertson stated
that it didn’t look like there could be the same
separation that Wheeling was able to create in Oglebay.  

Law Director Crites stated that he would need to further
look into how Oglebay is setup.  He was unsure if Wheeling
had Charter cities and how their constitution is, and
perhaps if there was a provision that allowed for
differences.  Furthermore, he stated that he did not want
to say that this could not happen, but they needed to be
methodical on these issues.  

Mayor Robertson agreed with the law director.  

Vice Mayor Crais suggested tabling the Resolution.    

Vice Mayor Crais moved to table Resolution No. 04-14.  
Second by Councilmember O’Keefe.  

Motion carried (6-0).  Resolution No. 04-14 is tabled.


EXECUTIVE SESSION
Councilmember Herman moved to enter into Executive
Session “Pursuant to ORC 121.22(G)(3) – Conference with an
attorney for the public body concerning disputes involving
the public body that are the subject of pending and
imminent court action  (Speedway/SuperAmerica).  Second by
Vice Mayor Crais.

    Roll Call Vote:  Crais, Hartfield, Herman,
O’Keefe, Robertson, Barsky.  Motion carried (6-0).

Time in:  8:22 pm

    Law Director Crites advised Council on the
progress of a pending lawsuit with Speedway/SuperAmerica.

Council unanimously moved to return to regular session.    

    Roll Call Vote:  Hartfield, Herman, O’Keefe,
Robertson, Barsky, Crais.  Motion carried (6-0).

Time out:  9:15 pm
    
Council returned to regular session.


NEW BUSINESS (Continued)

    Ordinance No. 01-04, An Ordinance To Amend
Sections 1171.03 And 1171.04(a) Of The Codified Ordinances
Of The Village Of Granville, Ohio, And To Declare An
Emergency was introduced by Vice Mayor Crais.  Second by
Councilmember Barsky.                         

Discussion:  Councilmember Barsky moved to withdraw
Ordinance No. 01-04. Councilmembers Barsky, Herman, and
O’Keefe all stated that they are uncomfortable with moving
forward due to the fact that they are new members to
Council.  


Motion carried (6-0).  Ordinance No. 01-04 is withdrawn.

       
OLD BUSINESS
     Resolution No. 04-04, Establishing Community
Committees And Committee Liaisons was re-introduced by
Vice Mayor Crais.  Second by Councilmember O’Keefe.

Discussion:  Councilmember Barsky moved to amend with the
following friendly amendment:  Second by Councilmember
O’Keefe.

In Section I, number 1. strike “(rather than “citizen-
led”).

Councilmember Barsky asked if the Committee Rules need to
be put back in the Resolution.  After discussion, Law
Director Crites stated that it was fine in this Resolution
form.

Motion carried (6-0).  Resolution No. 04-04 is adopted.

    Bryn Du Governance and Committee Recommendations  -

Mayor Robertson stated that the report has been accepted,
but this does not necessarily mean that Council agrees
with everything in it.  

Councilmember O’Keefe stated that the breakdown of the
Bryn Du Report is clear.  Furthermore, she stated that it
doesn’t throw a big expense at the community.  She stated
that she believes they did a super job at looking at all
of the buildings, the needs, and ways to raise funds
needed.  

Vice Mayor Crais stated that he would like Finance
Director, Molly Roberts, to double check the monies coming
out of village funds and make sure it is all do-able.  He
stated that he would like her to look at the worst case
scenario.  He stated that the also has concerns on the
setup of the governance.   

Councilmember Herman stated that on page 40 of the report
there is talk about setting up a 5013C with the various
nominees and didn’t know how that plays into the
discussion of who are the directors and what is their
relationship to Council and owners of the property.  
Also….assets…insurance….etc.    Councilmember Herman asked
how they should set up nominations.  He cited language in
the Resolution that says nominees are “nominated and
consented to.”  Councilmember Herman stated that there
needs to be talk on these types of issues.  

Manager Hickman stated that the Resolution is meant as a
draft to work off of.  

Councilmember Barsky stated that more clarity is needed
and the law director will need to do further background
work.  Furthermore, she stated that it appears that Bryn
Du Committee had the Oglebay model in mind, but this
appears to not be possible.  

Councilmember Herman stated that he hopes that whatever
momentum is there is not lost and would like to see
movement sooner rather than later.  

Councilmember O’Keefe asked who would oversee
expenditures.  She asked if the note includes any of the
funds needed.  Manager Hickman stated that the monies for
the expenditures would need to come from the general fund
and are not included in the note.  

Councilmember Barsky asked if the Township would be giving
money from their general fund.  

Vice Mayor Crais stated that it is his hopes that Council
is not micromanaging the Commission once established.  He
recommended that the Commission’s Charter come back to
Council for approval.  

Councilmember Herman stated that ultimately he is
concerned about accountability.  

Councilmember Barsky inquired about the Chamber of
Commerce role.

Councilmember Hartfield stated that the Chamber of
Commerce has an interest in it as well as acting as a
watch dog of spending.  She stated that if funds are not
handled properly, this could be scary and if they are
handled correctly – it can be a good thing.  She stated
that she is aware of some concern with the Bryn Du
Committee’s cost estimates.  

A gentleman present from the Chamber of Commerce who did
not state his name  told Council that the hope is to
minimize costs and maximize income for the village,
township and possibly all of Licking County.  

Councilmember O’Keefe asked if a committee should address
some of the said concerns.  

Councilmember Herman suggested chartering an initial team
or “pre-committee” to establish guidelines and run these
guidelines by the Trustees and Chamber for their input.  

Mayor Robertson asked if this would create more steps than
what is needed.      

Vice Mayor Crais suggested having Law Director Crites
provide clarity on some broad principles and then move
forward with the first thing being to create a Charter.  
He stated that Council could then sign off on the
Charter.  Council agreed with this thought.

Councilmember Herman stated he could get some templates to
work by to Council, Law Director Crites, and Manager
Hickman.  

Councilmember Hartfield stated that being as though there
was little interest in the opening for the Planning
Commission, Council should start to advertise for nominees
to serve on the Bryn Du Commission.  

Manager Hickman stated that the Chamber of Commerce has
nominated Steve Mershon and Reed Fraley to serve on the
Commission.  

Mayor Robertson stated that this issue would be on the
agenda for the next meeting on February 18th.  

Mayor Robertson asked Council how they felt about the
vision statement on the Bryn Du Committee report.  Council
had no problems with the vision statement.  


REVIEW OF MINUTES  
Regularly Scheduled Meeting of January 21, 2004
Councilmember Herman moved to table the minutes as amended
until the Township Trustees have had an opportunity to
review for any changes.  Second by Vice Mayor Crais.  
Motion carried, 6-0.   


COMMITTEE REPORTS  
Light, Safety, Sts/Sidewalks & Utility Committee
 No Report because they are waiting on information back
from Manager Hickman.  

Economic, Finance, Personnel Committee
Councilmember Herman asked that a member from Planning and
Zoning be available at their next meeting for overlap and
to provide some continuity.  Councilmember Hartfield will
not be there because she has recuzed herself.  
Councilmember Herman stated that the committee looked at
what the Council’s role might be in regards to the River
Road annexation.  He stated that they have asked for a
fiscal analysis and the impact of extending sewer
initially and then water.  He stated that they have also
asked Law Director Crites for costs affiliated with moving
forward with the annexation on River Road.  Councilmember
Herman went on to say that the Law Director has informed
them that they are at least six months away from acting on
anything regarding an annexation.  He also stated that
Chris Strayer has been very helpful with this process.  
Councilmember O’Keefe asked if Council had any ideas or
suggestions for the committee.  Vice Mayor Crais stated
that he would need to see more, but feels the committee is
going in the right direction.

Planning & Zoning Committee
Will meet on February 6 at 4:15.  

Union Cemetery
No Report.



Planning Commission    
No meeting due to inclement weather.  Vice Mayor Crais
stated that he used to receive minutes for the Planning
Commission meetings, and it would be helpful to get them
again.  Councilmember Barsky and Councilmember Herman
stated it would be nice to have them for BZBA as well.  
Manager Hickman acknowledged this and stated that he could
arrange to have the minutes for Council.  

OTHER COUNCIL MATTERS

Councilmember Barsky asked if anything could be done about
AEP’s job on trimming the trees.  Manager Hickman stated
that PUCO is driving the trimming.  He stated that
according to AEP, the number of complaints about outages
outweighs the number of complaints about the tree
trimming.  Councilmember Barsky stated that they need to
push it to the limits because AEP is taking advantage.  
Manager Hickman stated that he would try and have a
spokesperson from PUCO available to speak to Council.  
Councilmember Barsky asked if the village could get
financial reimbursement.  She stated that all of the older
trees are going to be non-existent.  Moreover,
Councilmember Barsky asked Manager Hickman to contact
other municipalities and work together with them.  She
stated that it would be nice to know if they were
experiencing the same types of problems with their trees.  
Councilmember Barsky stated that she questions how many of
the power outages are due to down trees and not animals or
blown transformers.  Manager Hickman stated that he would
check with AEP and try to get the geographical areas of
the outages.  Vice Mayor Crais stated that AEP will not
work with the village staff on tree trimming.  
Councilmember Hartfield stated that she thought at the
last meeting they agreed to work with the village.  
Manager Hickman stated that they are cooperative to a
point.  Councilmember Herman stated that there would be
stunning views of wires this summer due to the poor
trimming job.  Councilmember Barsky also asked Manager
Hickman to see if representatives from other communities
might want to be present when PUCO is scheduled to
appear.  

Mayor Robertson spoke in regards to a March 29th meeting
she was made aware of from Mark Guthrie, president of
Council in Newark.  Attendees would include elected
officials from Granville, Heath, and Newark.  It has been
suggested that these meetings take place twice a year on
the months that have a fifth Monday.  The proposed time is
6:30pm.  Mayor Robertson stated that this meeting is a
step in the right direction.

Manager Hickman stated that there would be a seminar for
newly elected Council members on March 27th.  
Councilmember’s Barsky and O’Keefe stated that they plan
to attend.  He also stated that the auditor has sent out a
questioner for the previous Councilmembers that he would
like to have back to him by Monday.  

Vice Mayor Crais stated that he and Mayor Robertson
attended Mayor’s Court training on Friday and Saturday.  
 
 

ADJOURNMENT
    At  10:15 pm, Council unanimously moved to adjourn
the meeting. Motion carried, 6-0.  Meeting adjourned.

Council Minutes 1/21/04

 VILLAGE OF GRANVILLE
COUNCIL MINUTES
January 21,  2004

Joint meeting with Township Trustees

CALL TO ORDER (by Mayor Robertson at 7:36 pm)


PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE


ROLL CALL
Village Council -
    Those responding to the roll call were
Councilmembers Hartfield, Herman, Main, O’Keefe, Vice
Mayor Crais, and Mayor Robertson; and Manager Hickman; Law
Director Crites.     

Township Trustees -
    Trustees Havens, Sargent, and Clerk Kennedy.

Vice Mayor Crais made a motion to excuse Councilmember
Barsky.  Second by Councilmember Main.  Motion carried.


  APPROVAL OF AGENDA (7:37 pm)
      Councilmember Hartfield moved to approve the
agenda as presented, seconded by Councilmember Main.  
Motion carried.


WALKABILITY PROJECT – Abram Kaplan, 843 Burg Street –
kaplan@denison.edu – 587-6736.  Mr. Kaplan spoke on a
joint effort between the village/township and Dension
University to work on a bike path for Burg Street that
could connect to the Intermediate School.  They would also
study pedestrian and bike awareness issues in that area.  
He stated that there would be a public meeting on February
12th at Barney Hall - Denison University.  The proposed
time is 7:00pm.  Mr. Kaplan stated that Dan Burden, an
expert on helping to identify pedestrian and bike
awareness, will visit Granville on March 9th and 10th.  He
went on to say that with Council’s approval, he would like
to survey residents on Burg and New Burg streets.  He
stated that anyone wishing to have additional information
is welcome to contact him.  Councilmember Herman asked how
the information would be relayed back to Council.  Mr.
Kaplan stated that they hope to have a report at the end
of April and a separate proposal for options on Burg and
New Burg with what to do in terms of routing.  He would
also like the opportunity for the class to present to
Council their findings.  Trustee Sargent stated that the
trustees have some preliminary plans they would like to
show to Mr. Kaplan prior to Mr. Burden’s visit in March.  
Mr. Kaplan stated that he would be happy to have this
information for review.  



BRYN DU COMMITTEE REPORT  (7:45 pm)
Nancy Recchie, a historical preservation consultant,
presented an executive summary of the Bryn Du Advisory
Committee’s findings.  A full presentation of the report
was given back in November, and she would like to provide
a brief overview of that report this evening.  Ms. Recchie
stated that there were approximately 266 responses to
their survey.  She stated that the surveys overwhelmingly
showed that the public wanted access to the property as
soon as possible and that people felt strongly that the
front lawn should remain as is with no development.  Ms.
Recchie stated that they had an open house at Bryn Du and
it is estimated that 700-1000 people attended.  She went
on to say that requests to use the facility are already
coming in.  The executive summary contained a vision
statement and framework for development in a phased
approach.  Ms. Recchie strongly recommended that Council
act soon to form a governance/Bryn Du Commission.  She
suggested that it be formed as an independent non-profit
organization representing the larger Granville community
and its purposes should include the management of the
property, implementation of any development, and future
planning at Bryn Du.  It was recommended by the advisory
committee to have members appointed by each of the
following:
Granville Village Council (3)
Granville Township Trustees (2)
Granville Chamber of Commerce (2)
The advisory committee for Bryn Du stated that
consideration for appointments should be given to people
who have demonstrated leadership and commitment to the
community.  

Ms. Recchie went on to say that volunteer and partnership
opportunities also need to be identified as soon as
possible.

Bob Loversidge, Architect and President of Schooley
Caldwell Associates, stated that they also looked at the
zoning, infrastructure, and current conditions of the
buildings.  Mr. Loversidge went over the phased plan and
stated that there are two basic concepts behind it: (1) it
does not all have to happen at once, and (2) some modest
investment should be made as soon as possible, so that
some of the facilities can be utilized by the community
promptly.  The plan was broken into four phases in fifteen
years and each phase displayed the estimated costs with
possible funding sources. Mr. Loversidge stated that the
infrastructure was in good shape and that Mr. Longaberger
had done some updates to the mansion when he purchased the
property.  Mr. Loversidge stated that the advisory
committee foresees the mansion being used as a special
events center.  He went on to say that the formal gardens
could be restored by those interested.  Mr. Loversidge
stated that the tennis facility was in good condition and
that the advisory committee did not see it as practical to
be used as a single tennis court. Instead, they foresaw
this building being used as a recreational center.  Mr.
Loversidge stated that there is much potential for many of
the buildings and there could be anything from a senior
center, to a restaurant, or having an artisan residence
program in one of the smaller buildings.  He went on to
say that the barn could be used for horses, dances,
theatre, or art center with very little needed in the
short-term.  Mr. Loversidge stated that the primary thing
to remember is that this is a long term plan and it is
flexible.  He stated that for a small investment the
facility can be used as it is now for some of the things
already mentioned.

Ms. Recchie ended by saying that the next step should be
acting to establish policies and that areas like security
and food/beverage need to be addressed.  She also stated
that a governance should be set up to handle these
issues.  Ms. Recchie stated that phasing for the Bryn Du
project will provide many exciting opportunities for both
volunteers and partnerships.  

Councilmember Herman asked if there were any other
recommendations considered and then rejected.  Mr.
Loversidge stated that the consultants felt the need to
play devil’s advocate and present different options to the
committee.  He stated that other things like keeping the
tennis court and swimming pool were looked at, as well as
dividing the property and selling it, but keeping the
lawn.  He stated that these things were considered, but
this was not the vision of the committee.  

Trustee Sargent asked to Council what they envisioned as
the Trustees role in this.  

Mayor Robertson stated that she saw the next role as
allowing Council to digest the report.  

Nancy Recchie stated that they did not want to look at
this as something just for the village, but for everyone
in the community.  Bob Loversidge added that the committee
also recognized the role of the Township with their
ownership in the front lawn.  

Trustee Havens stated that the report was gratifying and
that it was an easy decision when the Township Trustees
learned they could be involved in purchasing that land.  

Vice Mayor Crais asked if the Trustees agreed in principle
for the need to have a governance committee.  

Trustee Havens stated that he found some cooperative
involvement will be needed and he found this to be true
when negotiating polo being played on the field.  He went
on to say that he felt confident that the Trustees could
have two recommendations for the committee at their next
meeting.  

Councilmember Herman asked if the report had the complete
consensus of all the committee members and was their
decision unanimous.  Ms. Recchie stated yes.  

The present members of the Bryn Du Advisory Committee were
recognized and stood for applause.  Mayor Robertson stated
that this was a great committee to work on and everyone
fun.  She commended the committee for their work.  


JEDD UPDATE (8:25 pm)

Vice Mayor Crais stated that he would speak for
Councilmember Barsky since she was not able to be
present.  He stated that they met on January 15th with Jim
Muir and Jim Jump.  He stated that their next step is to
establish Council’s goals as stakeholders in a JEDD.  Vice
Mayor Crais stated that they would also like to meet with
Law Director Crites to further discuss issues regarding a
JEDD.  After this the committee would like to bring their
findings to the Township Trustees and School Board.  Vice
Mayor Crais stated that he felt this could be done in the
next 6-8 weeks.  

Mayor Robertson stated that she had a conversation with
Lyn Straker (Granville School Board) and she would be
happy to work with everyone involved.  

Trustee Sargent stated although we can talk about
commercial growth it will not happen until a JEDD is
established.  

Trustee Havens stated he would like to add some history on
the matter.  He stated that 161 will be funded by the
state and that Council and the Township have no control
over this.  Trustee Havens stated that with increased
traffic comes increased development.  Trustee Havens
stated that he saw some lost opportunities in the past.  
He mentioned the Paramount building.  He went on to say
that the Trustees are hopeful for a concrete and usable
idea.  Trustee Havens stated that he is not interested in
another five years of discussion, but rather stressed the
need for a written format presented to the Township as
soon as possible.  Trustee Havens stated that the Trustees
have worked in the past on their vision for a JEDD.

Councilmember O’Keefe asked if the Trustees already have
some ideas with their vision, goals, and objectives could
they provide it to Council.  Trustee Havens stated that
this is available in various formats and he could
certainly get it to Council if it would help.  

Councilmember Hartfield asked if a deadline could be set
to have information to the Trustees.

Mayor Robertson stated that she feels the committee needs
to meet in order to set a realistic deadline, but thinks
they will be in a position to do this quite soon.  

Trustee Sargent stated that he would appreciate Council
getting back with them expeditiously.

Vice Mayor Crais added that if the Trustees could provide
their goals, this could certainly expedite things.  He
went on to say that the 161 plan clearly changes things.  

Trustee Havens stated that had a JEDD already been put
into place, then perhaps the water and sewer extension to
Kendal could have been handled differently.  

Mayor Robertson stated that after a conversation with
Trustee Sargent this issue was sent to committee and she
feels they have responded very quickly.  

Councilmember Herman stated that as a new member to
Council he is anxious to help where needed on this issue.  

Mayor Robertson ended by saying that it seems everyone is
in agreement (about the need to consider a JEDD) and this
is a wonderful thing.  

OTHER MATTERS
Mayor Robertson handed out some information about Greater
Ohio to Council and the Trustees.  Village Planner, Chris
Strayer, stated that "Greater Ohio: A Campaign for Ohio's
People, Places and Prosperity" is a statewide network of
organizations and individuals united to encourage state
policies for development that revitalizes existing cities
and towns and conserves open space and productive
farmland.
Vice Mayor Crais stated that the MORPC (Mid-Ohio Regional
Planning Commission) will meet on January 29th to talk
about regional planning as a process rather than each
small entity doing their own thing.  The Village Planner,
Chris Strayer, stated that 35 people from Granville have
RSVP for the meeting.

    
ADJOURNMENT

    Vice Mayor Crais made a motion to adjourn this
portion of the meeting at  8:45 pm.  Second by
Councilmember O’Keefe.  Motion carried.


Regularly scheduled Village Council Meeting

CALL TO ORDER (by Mayor Robertson at 8:55 pm)


ROLL CALL
    Those responding to the roll call were
Councilmembers Herman, O’Keefe, Main, Hartfield, Mayor
Robertson, Vice Mayor Crais; Manager Hickman; Law Director
Crites.     
    

APPROVAL OF AGENDA (8:56 pm)
      Councilmember Main moved to approve the agenda
as presented, seconded by Vice Mayor
Crais.                                                 


CITIZENS’ COMMENTS (8:57 pm)
All topics –   None.
    
Mayor Robertson closed citizens’ comments at 8:58 pm.


PUBLIC HEARING
    None Scheduled.  
 

NEW BUSINESS  (8:58 pm)
    Resolution No. 04-05, A Resolution To Appoint A
Fire Prevention Officer And Deputy Fire Prevention Officer
was introduced by Councilmember Main.  Second by Vice
Mayor Crais.

Discussion:  Councilmember O’Keefe asked since the fire
department is a separate entity, Council would have no
control.  Manager Hickman stated that this person would be
a formal contact/liaison.

Mayor Robertson stated that in Section 2 the apostrophe
should be removed.  

Motion carried.  Resolution No. 04-05 is adopted.

    Resolution No. 04-06, A Resolution To Fill
Vacancies On The Planning Commission was introduced by
Vice Mayor Crais. Second by Councilmember
Herman.                       

Discussion:  Interested candidates for the Planning
Commission included Steve Herb-113 TremPell Lane and Carl
Wilkenfeld.  Mr. Herb was present and spoke to Council on
why he would like to serve on the Planning Commission.  
Ballots were distributed to Council.  Carl Wilkenfeld was
re-appointed to the Planning Commission.


Motion carried.  Resolution No. 04-06 is adopted.

    Resolution No. 04-07, A Resolution To Fill
Vacancies On The Board Of Zoning And Building Appeals was
introduced by Vice Mayor Crais. Second by Councilmember
Herman.                  

Discussion:  Interested candidates for the BZBA board
included:  Bill Heim-133 E. College St., Barbara Lucier,
James Dottavio-156 Brennan Dr., and Steve Herb-113
TremPell Lane.  There were two vacant seats, one being
unexpired.  All interested candidates were present and
spoke to Council on why they would like to be appointed.  
Ballots were distributed.  Bill Heim and Barbara Lucier
were appointed to the Board of Zoning and Building
Appeals.  

Mr. Heim requested from Council training from the law
director for the BZBA rules and procedures.  

Mayor Robertson stated that on Resolution No. 04-07, “Greg
Sharkey” should be replaced with “Tim Tyler.”  

Council showed appreciation to Mr. Herb and Mr. Dottavio
for their willingness to serve.  They asked if they might
be willing to serve in different capacity.  Vice Mayor
Crais stated that a Resolution (04-04) coming later in the
night would have committees where citizens wanting to be
involved could serve.  


Motion carried.  Resolution No. 04-07 is adopted.

    Resolution No. 04-08, A Resolution To Fill A
Vacancy And To Appoint Ex-Officio Members To The Granville
Tree And Landscape Commission  was introduced by
Councilmember Main.  Second by Councilmember
Hartfield.                         

Discussion:  Lynne Kishler and Don Pheneger were
appointed.    


Motion carried.  Resolution No. 04-08 is adopted.


    Resolution No. 04-09, A Resolution To Authorize
The Village Manager To Seek Bids For E. Maple Street And
Prospect Street Improvements was introduced by Vice Mayor
Crais.  Second by Councilmember
O’Keefe.                        

Discussion:  Note that Resolution No. 04-09 should be
corrected to read “E. Maple.”    


Motion carried.  Resolution No. 04-09 is adopted.

    Resolution No. 04-10, A Resolution To Authorize
The Village Manager To Seek Bids For Shepardson Street
Improvements was introduced by Councilmember Main.  Second
by Councilmember Hartfield.                         

Discussion:  None.


Motion carried.  Resolution No. 04-10 is adopted.

    Resolution No. 04-11, A Resolution To Authorize
The Village Manager To Seek Bids For Fern Hill Street
Improvements was introduced by Councilmember Herman.
Second by Councilmember O’Keefe.          

Discussion:  Manager Hickman stated that with Resolutions
No. 04-10 and 04-11 he would take any recommendations to
the Streets and Sidewalk Committee and then back to
Council.  


Motion carried.  Resolution No. 04-11 is adopted

    Resolution No. 04-12, A Resolution To Authorize
The Village Manager To Seek Bids For A Grounds Maintenance
Contractor was introduced by Councilmember
O’Keefe.                                Second by
Councilmember Herman.                       

Discussion:  Manager Hickman stated that he needs to go
through the bidding process to achieve numbers.  He went
on to say that they may find it more beneficial to
purchase the equipment and do the job themselves.  He
stated that he will not know until he compares costs.  
Councilmember O’Keefe asked if the village has adequate
space to keep any equipment that might get purchased.  
Manager Hickman stated yes.    


Motion carried.  Resolution No. 04-12 is adopted


OLD BUSINESS
    Vice Mayor Crais moved to remove Resolution No. 04-
04, Establishing Community Committees And Committee
Liaisons from the table.   Second by Councilmember Herman.

Discussion:  The following were offered as friendly
amendments:
In Section I part 5, insert “chair” after The Community
Committee’s.
In Section II add “Fanchion Lewis Park Committee”
and “Granville Education Foundation”
In Section II part 2 capitalize the word “mayor”

Councilmember Main stated that Council needs to be sure
that they receive information back from anyone appointed
to a committee that might not be a Councilmember.  He
stated that he was ok with appointing people other than a
member from Council, but wanted to stress the importance
of receiving information back either by attending the
Council meetings or reporting back in writing.  
Councilmember Herman seconded this thought.  Vice Mayor
Crais stated that the idea in appointing people other than
Councilmembers came so Council could put more focus on
things like JEDD’s etc.  He went on to say that by
appointing people, Council can bring in citizens in an
important way.  Moreover, Vice Mayor Crais stated that
when these committees meet and feel that they really need
a member from Council present, that could certainly be
arranged.  Vice Mayor Crais stated that it was his hope
for greater efficiency, responsiveness, and citizen
input.  

Councilmember Herman asked if Council has the ability to
abolish any committee.  Law Director Crites states that
Council-created committees not established in the Charter
can be abolished.  

Mayor Robertson asked Council to please let her know which
committee they would like to be a liaison for.  Manager
Hickman stated that he would further look at the list of
committees to see if anymore should be added.  

Councilmember Main stated that the Granville Foundation
will be meeting shortly and will need a liaison as soon as
possible.  He stated that he would be willing to serve on
this committee.  

Councilmember Herman agreed to be a liaison for the
Trustees and the Granville Education Foundation.

Councilmember O’Keefe agreed to be a liaison for the
Granville School Board.

Councilmember Hartfield agreed to be a liaison for the
Granville Chamber of Commerce.

Vice Mayor Crais agreed to serve as liaison for the Newark
elected officials.  

Mayor Robertson stated that she would be a liaison for the
elected officials and Senior Committee.

Councilmember Barsky was not in present, however, Council
agreed to inquire on her interest in serving as the
liaison to the Recreation Commission.  

 
REVIEW OF MINUTES  
Regularly Scheduled Meeting of January 6, 2004
Vice Mayor Crais moved to accept the minutes as amended;
seconded by Councilmember Main.  Motion carried, 6-0.   

 
MAYOR’S COURT REPORT –  December
The Mayor’s Court Report for the month of December was
presented for review.

Discussion: None.   

Vice Mayor Crais moved to accept the report; second by
Councilmember Main.             Motion carried, 6-0  

    Mayor Robertson instructed the report be filed
with the Clerk.  A copy of said report is included as part
of these Minutes.  


MANAGER’S REPORT – December
The Manager’s Report for the month of December was
presented for review.  
    
Discussion: Councilmember Herman asked when the changes
they discussed in how the data is shown will show up.  
Manager Hickman stated these changes will be made for the
January report.

    Vice Mayor Crais moved to accept the report;
seconded by Councilmember O’Keefe.  Motion carried 6-0.

    Mayor Robertson instructed the report be filed
with the Clerk.  A copy of said report is included as part
of these Minutes.  



COMMITTEE REPORTS  

Economic, Finance, Personnel Committee (EFP) – Hartfield,
Herman, O’Keefe
Councilmember Herman stated that they discussed displaying
data as useful information.  The committee hopes to meet
with the law director at the next meeting to work out
costs for the River Road annexation.  At a later time, the
committee would like to meet with River Road property
owners.  

Light, Safety, Sts/Sidewalks, Utility Committee (LSSU) –
Crais, Hartfield, Main
Committee is in the process of developing a street light
plan for Newark-Granville Road.

Planning Commission – O’Keefe
Councilmember O’Keefe stated that the Comprehensive Plan
was discussed and one issue was having services in the
community where we live.  She stated one example was a gas
station.  She stated that zoning might restrict getting
certain types of businesses and that many of the issues
could only be addressed by the Township.  Furthermore,
village land use would include the Reese property and
Cherry Valley Road.  Councilmember O’Keefe stated that it
was a general, but very jovial meeting.  She went on to
say that she would include a copy of the plan with the
committee meeting minutes.  

Planning & Zoning Committee (P&Z) – Barsky, Crais,
Robertson
Vice Mayor Crais stated that the committee is working its
way through the Comprehensive Plan by parsing out
different section.  He stated he is inserting agreed upon
changes.  He stated that good progress has been made and
their hopes are to have it done in the next twelve weeks
depending on the outcome with a JEDD.  Vice Mayor Crais
stated that the next meeting would be a crucial meeting
because they need to set out their goals.  The next
meeting is scheduled for next Friday.  

Mayor Robertson stated that the question should be not
necessarily which is better a JEDD or a CEDA, but what
Council wants to accomplish “out there” in the Columbus
Road area.  She asked Council to be thinking of their
goals.  

Councilmember Herman asked for some history on what got us
to this point.  He stated that he was aware that water and
sewer can be used for leverage.  Vice Mayor Crais
stated “does the village want some say on what goes on
outside the boarders?”

Union Cemetery -Main
None.
 

OTHER COUNCIL MATTERS

Manager Hickman stated that he would let Council know when
previous negotiations for cable were done.  

Council asked for Manager Hickman to be in further contact
with Mr. Herb and Mr. Dottavio in regards to their
willingness to be involved in serving the community in
some capacity.

Vice Mayor Crais stated that he read from the Trustees
that they accept in principle forming a Bryn Du
governance.  Mayor Robertson stated that Council first
needs to accept the Bryn Du report.  She stated that she
would like to do this at their next meeting.  
Councilmember O'Keefe asked what she should be looking for
in the Bryn Du report and what is used for criteria in
accepting it.  Mayor Robertson stated that by having
Council accept the report does not mean that they agree
with everything in it.  

February 4th meeting –  Council envisions this as a town
hall format and one that will inform the public.  After
further discussion, it was agreed to delay the date for
this meeting until sometime in April.  Steve Herb
suggested that Council place a forum for public input on
the village website.  This would allow citizens to put
topics they are interested in on the agenda for the public
meeting.  

Councilmember Herman updated Council on a meeting he
attended with Kathy Lowery, Granville School Board.   Pat
Mohler, Chuck Dilboan, Scott Emery, Wes Sargeant, and
Charley Metzger were some of the people in attendance.  
Councilmember Herman stated that he emphasized the fact
that his views were not necessarily representing that of
Village Council.  Councilmember Herman stated that the
group consensus at the meeting was to ask for an
additional 6 mil levy all at once (rather than breaking it
up) for 2007-08.  Councilmember Herman stated that he was
further informed on how levy’s work and there are
currently somewhere around eleven levy’s now in effect.  

Councilmember Hartfield asked if the same spot was
available for the Granville Farmer’s Market.  Council
seemed to agree this was a good spot.  Manager Hickman
stated this spot should work out fine for this year as
well.  

Manager Hickman stated that the issue with the Sinnett
House should go to a committee.  Council debated on
sending the issue to the Economic Committee or Planning
Commission.  Council agreed that they would like to
further investigate the options for the Sinnett House, but
this would have to be moved further down the agenda, due
to more pressing issues at this time.  

Manager Hickman stated that if it was ok with Council, he
would like to invite the Bicentennial Committee to the
February 4 meeting for an update.   



ADJOURNMENT
    At 10:35 pm, Vice Mayor Crais moved to adjourn the
meeting.  Second by Councilmember Main.  Motion carried, 6-
0.  Meeting adjourned.


             

Council Minutes 1/6/04

 VILLAGE OF GRANVILLE
COUNCIL MINUTES
January 6,  2004


CALL TO ORDER (by Vice Mayor Crais at 7:30 pm)


PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE


ROLL CALL
    Those responding to the roll call were
Councilmembers Barsky, Hartfield, Herman, Main, O’Keefe,
and Vice Mayor Crais.  Filling in for Law Director Crites
is Attorney Jim Gorry.  Filling in for Manager Hickman is
Finance Director Molly Roberts.  

    Councilmember Barsky made a motion to excuse Mayor
Robertson and Manager Hickman.  Councilmember Main
second.  Motion carried.     
 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA (7:31 pm)
    Councilmember Hartfield moved to approve the
agenda, seconded by Councilmember Herman.  Motion carried.


CITIZENS’ COMMENTS (7:32 pm)
All topics –  None

Solid Waste District – Carol Philipps
Ms. Philipps stated that the Solid Waste District was
formed in 1988 and comprised of Coshocton, Licking,
Fairfield, and Perry counties.  She stated that they exist
to reduce solid waste at landfills and increase
recycling.  Ms. Philipps stated that they currently
receive two dollars for every ton of waste collected, and
this cost would increase to four dollars for out of
district customers in 2005.  She stated that this increase
will not impact the people in Licking County and their
trash costs will not go up as a result of this increase.  
However, in 2009 the in district fees will go up from one
dollar per ton to two dollars per ton.  Ms. Philipps
stated that each person generates about a ton of waste per
year, and in 2009 the cost will go up to two dollars per
person.  She stated that part of the ratification process
is that once the policy committee has finalized the plan
it will be sent out to all of the municipalities,
townships and counties and people vote on whether or not
to approve it.  She stated that when 60% of the population
says yes it is considered ratified and sent to the EPA for
their approval.  She stated that she was there tonight to
ask Council for their approval.         
Councilmember Herman asked where recycling materials go
after they are picked up by the trash hauler.  Ms.
Philipps stated that it depends on the hauler, but for
example Big O Refuse delivers the materials to SBC
Recycling in Croton.  She stated that SBC Recycling gives
voluntary reports to Solid Waste District monthly.  
Councilmember O’Keefe asked if the primary type of solid
waste seen is industrial.  Ms. Philipps stated yes.  
Councilmember O’Keefe also asked what happens to the waste
picked up at Granville’s annual “Spring Cleanup.”  Ms.
Roberts stated that the village pays a separate company to
handle this.  
Councilmember Barsky asked where they collected their two
dollars per ton.  Ms. Philipps stated that this money is
collected at the landfill.
Councilmember Herman asked what percentage of waste is
considered to be in district.  Ms. Philipps stated that
75% is out of district and 25% is in district.  She stated
that the majority of out of district waste comes from
Muskingum and Franklin counties.  Ms.  Philipps stated
that Muskingum county does not have a landfill and it is
cheaper for Franklin county to truck their waste here.  
She also stated that a three month service for hauling
waste from Big O Refuse is approximately $48.00 and
approximately twenty-five cents of this goes to Solid
Waste District.
Councilmember Hartfield asked how appliances are disposed
of.  Ms. Philipps stated that the County Litter Prevention
Program takes appliances.   If the appliance is free of
Freon it can be taken by the trash hauling company.  She
stated that there are companies who will remove the
Freon.    
Vice Mayor Crais stated that some time ago there was some
discussion in Granville on contracting out hauling
services.  He asked Ms. Philipps if this was the norm.  
She stated that Utica and Pataskala are the only two areas
she knows of that contract out.

Vice Mayor Crais stated that Council would later on the
agenda be voting on Resolution 04-01 in regards to this
matter.

Adelphia – Rich Whaley
Mr. Whaley stated that he is the new general manager for
the Newark area and apologized if he would be unable to
answer all of Council’s questions.  He stated he could get
back with them on anything he was unsure of because of
being new to the position.  Mr. Whaley stated that
Adelphia’s current franchise agreement is going to expire
on February 16, 04.  He stated that he was addressing
Council to facilitate the process for renewing the
contract.  He also distributed a model franchise
agreement.  Mr. Whaley stated that many villages/cities
set up committees to work with him on the contractual
agreement.  Mr. Whaley suggested working under a good
faith agreement until a new agreement is officially in
place.  He told Council that although the February 16
deadline is fast approaching, it was not necessary to have
all negotiations done by then if they worked under the
good faith agreement. He went on to say that the agreement
allows things to operate as is until the new and official
agreement is in place.  

Councilmember O’Keefe stated that she does not have cable
and wanted to know if Adelphia is the only provider of
cable service in Granville.  She also asked how often they
raise their rates.  Mr. Whaley stated that some of their
competition is dish networks and due to inflation and
programming costs they generally raise their rates once
per year.  Councilmember O’Keefe asked if Adelphia had
ever considered a senior citizen discount.  Mr. Whaley
stated that this is something they have considered looking
into and may consider using the Golden Buckeye card for
perhaps a 5% discount.  Mr. Whaley stated that they do
offer basic cable for a reasonable price, and this amount
has not been raised in about five years.   

Councilmember Barsky stated that is would be interesting
for her to see the increase in costs graphed out.  Mr.
Whaley stated that he did not have this available, but
could work on getting this information to her.  

Councilmember Herman asked if Adelphia has the ability to
offer a package of services that is specific for Granville
or a specific group.  Mr. Whaley stated that this is not
the norm.  Councilmember Herman also asked if any
discounts would apply to service provided in volume.  Mr.
Whaley indicated that he could further look into this.  

Councilmember O’Keefe asked why there is such little time
before the contract expires.  Mr. Whaley apologized and
said he was new to the position and the previous manager
had sent a letter, but did not follow up.  He stated that
the previous contract was negotiated in 1991.  

Vice Mayor Crais asked how the level of customer service
is known.  Mr. Whaley stated that by offering additional
services such as digital cable, high speed internet, and
eventually high definition television, Adelphia can keep
their customers happy.  He went on to say that although no
one is happy with cost increases, they try to focus on
newer and better services.  Mr. Whaley also stated that he
feels customers are generally happy with their level of
customer service when talking with phone technicians and
customer service representatives.  

Councilmember O’Keefe asked if Adelphia works with schools
to televise ballgames.  Mr. Whaley stated yes and this is
initiated by both the city/village and the cable company.  
Councilmember O’Keefe asked how fiber optic cable is
installed.  Mr. Whaley stated they generally install it
above ground, because it is two times more expensive to
install underground.  He stated that it is more expensive
because its harder to fix.  

Mr. Whaley stated that some type of agreement will need to
be put into place to protect the village and Adelphia.  

Vice Mayor Crais stated that Manager Hickman has suggested
that this agreement be looked at in committee.  

Vice Mayor Crais moved to have the Lights, Safety, Streets
and Sidewalks & Utility Committee review this agreement.  
Second by Councilmember Barsky.
    
Vice Mayor Crais closed citizens’ comments at 8:09 pm.


PUBLIC HEARING
    None Scheduled


NEW BUSINESS  (8:09 pm)
    Resolution No. 04-01, A Resolution To Update The
District Solid Waste Management Plan was introduced by
Councilmember Herman.  Second by Councilmember Main.   

Discussion:  Councilmember Barsky moved to amend with the
following friendly amendment:
In the second paragraph “WHEREAS,…” strike the
word “additional”

Motion carried (6-0).  Resolution No. 04-01 is adopted.

    Resolution No. 04-02, A Resolution To Authorize
The Village Manager To Seek Bids For Storm Sewer
Improvements At The Bryn Du Polo Field was introduced by
Councilmember O’Keefe.  Second by Councilmember
Main.                         

Discussion:   None

Motion carried (6-0).  Resolution No. 04-02 is adopted.

    Resolution No. 04-03, A Resolution To Authorize
The Village Manager To Seek Bids For Storm Sewer
Improvements To West Broadway was introduced by
Councilmember Main.  Second by Councilmember
Hartfield.                         

Discussion:   Councilmember O’Keefe asked if there was any
damage to West Broadway or anywhere else in the village
due to the recent rains.  Finance Director Roberts stated
not to her knowledge.  It was stated that Manager Hickman
would have a better idea of this and would certainly
update Council in the near future if there were any
problems.  

Motion carried (6-0).  Resolution No. 04-03 is adopted.

    Resolution No. 04-04, Establishing Community
Committees And Committee Liaisons was introduced by
Councilmember Barksy.  Second by Councilmember Hartfield.

Discussion:   Councilmember O’Keefe moved to Table the
Resolution until the January 21, 04 Council meeting.  
Second by Councilmember Herman.  

Councilmember Herman wished to thank the people who worked
on the Resolution.  
Councilmember Main stated that specifically the substance
in Section II of the Resolution is something that they
have been wanting to address.   

Motion carried (6-0).  Resolution No. 04-04 is tabled.

       
OLD BUSINESS
     None Scheduled






REVIEW OF MINUTES  
Regularly Scheduled Meeting of December 17, 2003
Vice Mayor Crais moved to accept the minutes as amended;
seconded by Councilmember                          
Herman.  Motion carried, 6-0.   

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS  

Light, Safety, Sts/Sidewalks & Utility Committee
Committee will possibly meet this Friday, January 9.  

Economic, Finance, Personnel Committee
Scheduled to meet on Wednesday, January 14.

Planning & Zoning Committee
Councilmember Barsky stated that this committee has met
and decided that a new name is needed.  She asked if
anyone has any suggestions to email them to her.  She went
on to say that the committee minutes are in Council’s
packets.  Councilmember Barsky stated that the committee
will meet on January 16, however the agenda would change
due to the scheduled speakers being unavailable.  

Union Cemetery
No Report.

Planning Commission    
Councilmember O’Keefe stated that they had a short
meeting.  She stated that there was no discussion of the
Comprehensive Plan due to two members not being there.  
Councilmember O’Keefe stated that the Baptist Church will
have their tower lit.  She went on to say that the changes
at the Granville Market were discussed.  
 


OTHER COUNCIL MATTERS
Vice Mayor Crais asked Council how they liked the new
template for committee meeting minutes.  Council seemed to
like the new template.  Vice Mayor Crais went on to say
that a laptop is now available for every meeting.  

Councilmember Barsky stated that there are some vacancies
on the BZBA and Planning Commission that need to be
filled.  Council asked to have the candidates who have
applied for BZBA to be present at the next Council
meeting.  
Assistant Law Director Gorry was asked what happens in the
case of a vacancy and it not being filled.  Assistant Law
Director Gorry stated that if there is a vacancy it simply
remains vacant until Council appoints someone.  He stated
that the commission can still move forward and function
even if there is a vacancy.  

Councilmember Herman stated that Council should have a
presence at the January 29 MORPC meeting.  It was stated
that Vice Mayor Crais, Mayor Robertson, Manager Hickman
and Councilmember O’Keefe plan to attend.  Councilmember
Barsky suggested passing along names of anyone interested
to Manager Hickman.  

Councilmember Herman stated that he was in receipt of a
letter from Granville Schools Superintendent Kathy Lowery
in regards to future levies and bond issues.  He stated
that there is a meeting being held on January 15 at 7:00.  
Councilmember Herman stated that he plans to attend this
meeting and will report any information back to Council.  
Councilmember Main asked if he was being asked to attend
as a member of Council.  Councilmember Herman was unsure.  

Councilmember Herman stated that he recently spoke with
the Granville Education Foundation president and they are
requesting that a member from Council be added to their
board.  He felt that this could be looked at before
passing Resolution No. 04-04.  

Vice Mayor Crais
Council moved to send the Comprehensive Plan Update to the
Planning and Zoning Committee for review.  
 
 

ADJOURNMENT
    At  8:40 pm, Councilmember Hartfield moved to
adjourn the meeting.  Second by Councilmember Barsky.  
Motion carried, 6-0.  Meeting adjourned.


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