VILLAGE OF GRANVILLE Special Meeting COUNCIL MINUTES November 29, 2005
CALL TO ORDER (by Mayor Robertson at 12:11pm)
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
ROLL CALL Those responding to the roll call were Councilmembers Barsky, Hartfield, Herman, Main, OKeefe, Vice Mayor Lucier, and Mayor Robertson; Law Director Mike Crites, and Councilmembers Elect Mershon, and Tegtmeyer.
APPROVAL OF AGENDA (12:12pm) Councilmember Herman moved to accept the agenda. Councilmember Main second. Motion carried.
NEW BUSINESS Ordinance No. 42-05, An Ordinance To Declare That the No Smoking Ordinance Of The Village Of Granville (Ordinance No. 02-05) Shall Be Enforceable On And After January 1, 2006, and To Declare An Emergency was introduced by Councilmember Lucier. Second by Councilmember OKeefe.
Discussion: Law Director Crites advised Council that the City of Heath had adopted the effective date of their smoke free Ordinance by a motion of Council. However, Mr. Crites opinion is that the Granville Village Charter requires that a motion of Council be adopted by Ordinance. He also noted that in order to make that date effective (January 1, 2006), the Ordinance would need to be adopted today, therefore justifying the emergency clause.
Vice Mayor Lucier made a motion to adopt the emergency clause of Ordinance No. 42-05. Second by Councilmember OKeefe.
Roll call vote on emergency: Hartfield, Herman, Main, OKeefe, Barsky, Lucier, Robertson. (7-0) Motion carried. Roll call vote: Herman, Main, OKeefe, Lucier, Robertson, Barsky, Hartfield. (7-0) Motion carried. Ordinance No. 42-05 is adopted.
EXECUTIVE SESSION Councilmember Herman moved to enter into Executive Session, Pursuant to ORC 121.22(G)(1) To consider appointment, employment&.of a public employee. Second by Councilmember Barsky.
Roll call vote: Main, OKeefe, Lucier, Robertson, Barsky, Hartfield, Herman
Mayor Robertson invited Tom and Sue Dority, and newly elected Council members Mershon and Tegtmeyer to attend the Executive Session.
Time in: 12:15pm Councilmember elect McGowan arrived in Executive Session at 4:42pm.
Vice Mayor Lucier moved to return to regular session. Second by Councilmember Hartfield.
Roll call vote: OKeefe, Lucier, Robertson, Barsky, Hartfield, Herman, Main.
Time out: 8:50pm
COUNCIL DISCUSSION Mark Jackson portrayed a dynamic, refreshing personality with realistic goals. He appeared to be a capable administrator, and was a visionary with forecasting capabilities.
Mike Czymbor portrayed a clear understanding of management and was a good communicator. He had technology experience in the municipal setting, was enthusiastic and personable. He expressed a desire to work toward common ideas to quantify a return on investments.
Patrick Titterington portrayed a positive attitude. He appeared to have done his homework on Granville and understood the community and government. He expressed commitment to strategic planning and was articulate in expressing his own past experiences and successes. He showed reflection and a philosophy on development and spoke of long term and short term goals. It was noted that he had accomplished many things and showed creativity in Trenton despite difficult circumstances. Council suggested that Mr. Titterington would provide a management style of staff support and would listen to the community.
Councilmember Main moved that the Granville Village Council authorize the Law Director to enter into contract negotiations for the position of Village Manager with Patrick Titterington. Second by Councilmember Herman.
Roll call vote: Lucier, Robertson, Barsky, Hartfield, Herman, OKeefe, Main. (7-0) Motion carried.
MAYORS COMMENTS Mayor Robertson concluded the meeting by stating that the last two years had been an exceptionally wonderful experience and that she appreciated the opportunity to serve in the Village Mayor capacity.
ADJOURNMENT (9:05pm) Councilmember Main moved to adjourn. Second by Councilmember Lucier. Motion carried, 7-0. Meeting adjourned.
Submitted by Beverly Adzic, Village Clerk