COUNCIL MINUTESJuly 5, 2006
CALL TO ORDER (by Mayor Hartfield at 7:35 pm)(by Mayor Hartfield at 7:35 pm)
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Those responding to the roll call were Councilmember’s Barsky, McGowan, Mershon, O’Keefe, Vice Mayor Herman and Mayor Hartfield, Manager Holycross, and Law Director Crites.
Manager Holycross stated that he received a call from Councilmember Tegtmeyer and because she was not feeling well she would not be at the Council meeting.
Councilmember Barsky made a motion to excuse Councilmember Tegtmeyer. Second by Councilmember McGowan. Motion carried 6-0.
APPROVAL OF AGENDA (7:36 pm)(7:36 pm)
Councilmember Barsky moved to accept the agenda as presented. Councilmember OKeefe second. Motion carried 6-0.
CITIZENS COMMENTS (7:36 pm)(7:36 pm)
No one appeared to speak during Citizens’ Comments.
Mayor Hartfield closed Citizens Comments at 7:37 pm.
Ordinance No. 05-06, An Ordinance To Revise The Codified Ordinances By Adopting Current Replacement Pages.
No one appeared to speak for or against Ordinance No. 05-06.
Mayor Hartfield closed Citizens Comments at 7:38 pm.
Ordinance No. 05-06, An Ordinance To Revise The Codified Ordinances By Adopting Current Replacement Pages was reintroduced by Councilmember Barsky. Second by Councilmember OKeefe.
Discussion: Manager Holycross stated that this is a periodic procedure. He stated that Council will be given updates to add to their books. Manager Holycross stated that the Ordinance will be in effect thirty days from passage.
Roll call vote: McGowan, Mershon, O’Keefe, Herman, Hartfield, Barsky. (6-0) Ordinance No. 05-06 is adopted.
Resolution No. 06-33, A Resolution To Authorize The Village Manager To Seek Bids For Sunset Hill Waterline Improvements was introduced by Councilmember McGowan. Second by Councilmember Mershon.
Discussion: Councilmember OKeefe inquired if the work being done by the gas company could correlate with the water line work. She stated that she was unsure if the lines would be located in the same area. She stated that she has been told that the gas lines are very old and need to be replaced. Mayor Hartfield stated that the gas lines and water lines are not in the same area. Manager Holycross stated that they will contact the gas company to ensure they don’t interfere with each other.
Councilmember Barsky stated that previous waterline improvement bids have come back higher than first anticipated. She asked if there was any indication that this might happen again. Manager Holycross stated that he has spoken with the Engineer and he stated that bids were coming back rather high in the beginning of this year. He stated that there are companies looking for work and for this reason they are hopeful that the bids will be more competitive.
Motion carried (6-0). Resolution No. 06-33 is adopted.
Ordinance No. 06-06, An Ordinance To Permit The Demolition Of A Garage At 222 South Main Street was introduced by Councilmember McGowan. Second by Councilmember Barsky.was introduced by Councilmember McGowan. Second by Councilmember Barsky.
Mayor Hartfield recused herself from discussion regarding Ordinance No. 06-06.
Vice Mayor Herman set the public hearing for Ordinance No. 06-06 for July 19, 2006.
Mayor Hartfield rejoined the Council meeting at 7:44pm.
Ordinance No. 07-06, An Ordinance To Amend Ordinance No. 43-05 Providing For Adjustments OF The Annual Budget For The Fiscal Year 2006 And Revising Sums For Operating Expenses was introduced by Councilmember McGowan. Second by Vice Mayor Herman.was introduced by Councilmember McGowan. Second by Vice Mayor Herman.
Mayor Hartfield set the public hearing for Ordinance No. 07-06 for July 19, 2006.
REVIEW OF MINUTES
Regularly Scheduled Meeting of June 21, 2006.
Councilmember Mershon moved to accept the minutes as amended. Seconded by Councilmember OKeefe. Motion carried 6-0.
Economic, Finance, Personnel Committee (EFP) – (Herman, Mershon, Tegtmeyer)Vice Mayor Herman stated that the Committee will meet on July 11th
Granville Foundation – (Tegtmeyer)
Light, Safety, Sts/Sidewalks, Utility Committee (LSSU) – (Hartfield, Herman, McGowan)
Mayor Hartfield stated that the minutes are in Council’s packets and she asked if anyone had any questions. Councilmember McGowan clarified that in regards to the Alexandria water contract - the committee would like to have something in place by the end of the year, rather than continuing to extend the current agreement.
Councilmember OKeefe stated that the ‘No Turn on Red’ sign at Cherry Valley Road and State Route 16 is still not visible.
Councilmember Mershon stated that there is a need for alternate parking signs for the 300 block of East College Street.
Planning Commission – (OKeefe)
Councilmember OKeefe stated there was approval for the demolition of a garage at 222 South Main Street. She stated that a property owner on Burg Street that has two driveways was told that one of them needed to be removed. She stated that due to construction at the home an extension was granted until November 1st of this year. Councilmember OKeefe stated that Speedway asked for a lot split and they want to split a reserve area for Arby’s, which has not yet been approved by Council. She indicated that the lot coverage is currently 75%, and the lot split would make coverage 40%. She stated that a 1996 agreement states that nothing is ever to be built in the reserve area. Councilmember OKeefe stated that a temporary sign for Speedway was also approved. Councilmember OKeefe went on to say that the Planning Commission also approved a new house being built on Burg Street. Councilmember OKeefe stated that Jerry Martin of Brews Café, attended the meeting but had no plans for the new balcony railing. She indicated that the current balcony was not what was originally approved. Councilmember OKeefe stated that plans for the fence around the dumpster have also not yet been submitted. She stated that Brews Café has until 4:30pm on July 6th to submit the final plans for the balcony. Vice Mayor Herman asked what would happen if the plans are not submitted by 4:30 on July 6th. Manager Holycross stated that Brews Café has been advised that their occupancy permit
could be revoked. Councilmember McGowan inquired if this would entail occupancy of just the balcony or the entire building. Mayor Hartfield believed the occupancy permit entails the entire building.
Planning & Zoning Committee (P&Z) – (Barsky, O’Keefe, Mershon)
Councilmember Barsky stated that the committee will meet on July 10th.
Recreation Commission – (McGowan)
Senior Committee – (O’Keefe)
Councilmember OKeefe stated that she met with Candi Moore on June 26th to look at potential areas for a senior center.
SR 161 Accord (O’Keefe)
Councilmember OKeefe stated that the next meeting is July 20th in Granville with Trustee Jim Havens providing a tour of different kinds of developments.
Tree & Landscape Commission – Barsky
Councilmember Barsky stated that there is no meeting this month. She stated that the commissioner is currently taking inventory of all of the ash trees in the Village and they are working on a plan for the Emerald Ash Borer.
Union Cemetery – Mershon
Councilmember Mershon stated that the next meeting is July 18th at 7:00pm.
OTHER COUNCIL MATTERS
Mayor Hartfield thanked the Granville Kiwanis for a great job this year for the 4th of July festivities. She stated that they did a good job in cleaning up. She asked Councilmember McGowan to pass this along to the Granville Kiwanis since he was a member.
Councilmember OKeefe stated that she was asked where the source of water is for a local Granville company selling bottles of water and was it from the Village’s aquifer. Councilmember Mershon clarified that the bottled water is not purified by the Village. Manager Holycross stated he would look into this and get back to Council.
ADJOURNMENT (8:00 pm)(8:00 pm)
Councilmember McGowan moved to adjourn. Second by Councilmember OKeefe. Motion carried, 6-0. Meeting adjourned.