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Council Minutes June 3, 2009

VILLAGE OF GRANVILLE

COUNCIL MINUTES

June 3, 2009

 

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

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

ROLL CALL

Those responding to the roll call were Councilmembers Barsky, McGowan, Mershon, O’Keefe, Vice Mayor Herman, Mayor Hartfield, Manager Holycross, and Law Director Crites.

 

Vice Mayor Herman made a motion to excuse Councilmember Tegtmeyer.  Second by Councilmember Barsky.  Motion carried (6-0).

 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Councilmember McGowan moved to approve the agenda as presented.  Second by Councilmember Barsky.  Motion carried (6-0).   

 

CITIZEN COMMENTS (7:32 pm)

 

As no one appeared to speak, Mayor Hartfield closed Citizen Comments at 7:33pm.

 

APPEAL HEARING

 

Mayor Hartfield called the appeal hearing for Barbara Franks and Dan Rogers regarding the Granville Planning Commission decision from April 13, 2009 denying application #09-03 for a change of use for 123 South Prospect Street. 

 

Mayor Hartfield called for the roll call.  Those responding to the roll call for the appeal hearing were Councilmembers Barsky, McGowan, Mershon, O’Keefe, Vice Mayor Herman, and Mayor Hartfield.

 

Vice Mayor Herman made a motion to excuse Councilmember Tegtmeyer.  Second by Councilmember Barsky.  Motion carried (6-0).

 

Those wishing to speak during the hearing were sworn in.  Please note an official transcript of the June 3, 2009 appeal hearing for Barbara Franks and Dan Rogers will be attached to the final draft of the minutes. 

 

Mayor Hartfield closed the evidence portion of the hearing at 9:59pm.  Mayor Hartfield indicated that Council would hold their discussion regarding this appeal at the next Council meeting scheduled for June 17, 2009.

 

Mayor Hartfield called the regular Council meeting back to order at 10:01pm.

 

 

PUBLIC HEARING (10:02pm)

 

Ordinance No. 08-09, An Ordinance to Revise the Codified Ordinances by Adopting Current Replacement Pages

 

As no one appeared to speak, Mayor Hartfield closed the public hearing at 10:03pm.

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

Ordinance No. 08-09, An Ordinance to Revise the Codified Ordinances by Adopting Current Replacement Pages was introduced for approval by Vice Mayor Herman.  Second by Councilmember McGowan.

 

Discussion:

Councilmember Barsky asked if the changes being adopted were changes made by the State of Ohio to the Ohio Revised Code.  Manager Holycross answered in the affirmative. 

 

Mayor Hartfield called for a roll call vote on Ordinance No. 08-09: McGowan – yes; Mershon – yes; O’Keefe – yes; Barsky – yes; Herman – yes; Hartfield – yes. Ordinance No. 08-09 passed 6-0.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

Resolution No. 09-35, A Resolution to Express Appreciation to Lyle McClow for Service on the Granville Planning Commission was moved for approval by Councilmember Barsky.  Second by Councilmember McGowan.

 

Discussion:

Councilmember Barsky expressed Council’s thanks for his work on the Commission.

 

Vote to approve Resolution No. 09-35. Motion carried (6-0).  Resolution No. 09-35 was adopted.

 

 Ordinance No. 09-09, An Ordinance to Amend Ordinance No. 17-08 to Provide 

      for Adjustments of the Annual Budget for Fiscal Year 2009 and to Revise Sums 

      for Operating Expenses for Support of the Robbins Hunter Museum was     

      introduced with a hearing date of June 17, 2009 by Councilmember O’Keefe.

      Second by Vice Mayor Herman.

 

Mayor Hartfield scheduled a public hearing for Ordinance No. 09-09 for June 17, 2009.

 

Ordinance No. 10-09, An Ordinance to Amend Ordinance No. 17-08 to Provide 

      for Adjustments of the Annual Budget for Fiscal Year 2009 and to Revise Sums 

      for Operating Expenses for Support of the Granville Historical Society was     

      introduced with a hearing date of June 17, 2009 by Vice Mayor Herman.

      Second by Councilmember Barsky.

 

Mayor Hartfield scheduled a public hearing for Ordinance No. 10-09 for June 17, 2009.

 

Ordinance No. 11-09, An Ordinance to Amend Ordinance No. 17-08 to Provide 

      for Adjustments of the Annual Budget for Fiscal Year 2009 and to Revise Sums 

      for Operating Expenses for Support of the Granville Fellowship was introduced 

      with a hearing date of June 17, 2009 by Councilmember Barsky.  Second by Vice

      Mayor Herman.

 

Mayor Hartfield scheduled a public hearing for Ordinance No. 11-09 for June 17, 2009.

 

Ordinance No. 12-09, An Ordinance to Amend Ordinance No. 17-08 to Provide 

      for Adjustments of the Annual Budget for Fiscal Year 2009 and to Revise Sums 

 for Operating Expenses for Support of the Granville Federation for the Appreciation of the Blues

 

Manager Holycross advised Village Council that the applicant had withdrawn their request for funding.  The ordinance would not be introduced.

 

REVIEW OF MINUTES

 

Regularly Scheduled Meeting of May 20, 2009

 

Vice Mayor Herman made a motion to approve the May 20, 2009 minutes as amended.  Second by Councilmember Barsky.  Motion carried 6-0.

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS   

 

Economic, Finance, Personnel Committee (EFP) – (Hartfield, Herman, Tegtmeyer) 

No report.

 

Granville Foundation – (Tegtmeyer)

No report.

 

Light, Safety, Sts/Sidewalks, Utility Committee (LSSU) – (Herman, McGowan, O’Keefe)

The LSSU Committee was scheduled to meet at 5:30pm on June 10, 2009. 

 

Planning Commission – (O’Keefe)

Councilmember O’Keefe reported that a number of applications came before the Planning Commission.  Applications for window and door replacements, a stone pathway, fence and new shingles for Pilgrim Lutheran Church.  The residents at 224 East Broadway requested a sign replacement to accommodate their new tenant.  All applications were approved.

 

Planning & Zoning Committee – (Barsky, Hartfield, O’Keefe)

No report.

  

Recreation Commission – (McGowan)

Councilmember McGowan reported that the summer programming for the GRC was underway.  A GRD representative reported that they were discussing various millage rates as a ballot issue for this November.

 

Tree & Landscape Commission (Barsky)

No report.

 

Union Cemetery (Mershon)

Councilmember Mershon reported that the summer cemetery work session would be on Saturday, June 20th beginning at 9:00am.  Danish and water would be provided.

 

OTHER COUNCIL MATTERS

 

Mayor Hartfield advised Council that the July 4th celebration would be setting up on July 1st, which was a scheduled Council meeting date.  She asked Council how they would prefer to proceed regarding the July 1st Council meeting.  Manager Holycross indicated that there was nothing immediate on Council’s upcoming agendas.  An alternate meeting could be called should Council need to address any emergency issues.  Councilmember McGowan indicated that Council could cancel up to two meetings a year based on the Village Charter.  Council advised that the regularly scheduled Council meeting for July 1st was cancelled.

 

Councilmember Barsky asked the status of repairing/replacing the leaning telephone pole on the northeast corner of South Prospect and East Elm Streets. Manager Holycross indicated that the repair had been reported.  The telephone company had not provided a repair date.

 

Councilmember Barsky also asked about any solution regarding the holding ponds at the Water Plant.  Manager Holycross indicated that Plant Supervisor Fruth was working with the engineers to provide a solution.

 

ADJOURNMENT (10:15pm)

 

Councilmember McGowan moved to adjourn the meeting.  Second by Councilmember Mershon.  Motion carried 6-0.  Meeting adjourned.

                       

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