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Council Minutes September 2, 2009

VILLAGE OF GRANVILLE

COUNCIL MINUTES

September 2, 2009

 

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

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

ROLL CALL

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

 

Vice Mayor Herman made a motion to excuse Councilmembers Barsky and McGowan. Second by Councilmember O’Keefe. Motion carried (5-0).

 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Councilmember Mershon moved to approve the agenda. Second by Councilmember Tegtmeyer. Motion carried (5-0).   

 

CITIZENS’ COMMENTS (7:35 pm)

 

As no one appeared to speak, Mayor Hartfield closed Citizens’ Comments. ( 7:35pm)

 

PUBLIC HEARING

 

Ordinance No. 16-09, 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

 

As no one appeared to speak, Mayor Hartfield closed the Public Hearing for Ordinance No. 16-09.

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

Ordinance No. 16-09, 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

 

Discussion:

 

Manager Holycross indicated that Assistant Manager Roberts and Service Director Hopkins were available to answer any questions.

 

Councilmember O’Keefe asked if the price of asphalt was down. Service Director Hopkins indicated that asphalt prices had remained low throughout this year, possibly due to the economy. Bid prices had generally been low throughout 2009.

 

Mayor Hartfield called for a roll call vote on Ordinance No. 16-09: Mershon – yes; O’Keefe – yes; Tegtmeyer – yes; Herman – yes; Hartfield – yes. Motion carried (5-0). Ordinance No. 16-09 was adopted.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

Resolution No. 09-47, A Resolution to Award the Contract for the Resurfacing of Public Pathways, as per Specifications, and Authorize the Village Manager to Enter into an Agreement Therefor was introduced and moved for approval by Councilmember Mershon. Second by Vice Mayor Herman.

 

Discussion:

Councilmember Tegtmeyer asked how soon the resurfacing project could begin. Service Director Hopkins indicated that he hoped the project could begin as soon as possible. Service Department crews had cleaned the edges of the pathways and sealed all cracks. Service Director Hopkins would contact the contractor to determine how soon the project could begin.

 

Vote to approve Resolution No. 09-47.  Motion carried (5-0). Resolution No. 09-47 was adopted.

 

Resolution No. 09-48, A Resolution to Authorize the Village Manager to Advertise for Bids for the Purchase of Water Treatment Chemicals was introduced and moved for approval by Vice Mayor Herman. Second by Councilmember Mershon.

 

No discussion:

 

Vote to approve Resolution No. 09-48.  Motion carried (5-0). Resolution No. 09-48 was adopted.

 

REVIEW OF MINUTES

 

Regularly Scheduled Meeting of August 19, 2009

 

Councilmember Mershon made a motion to approve the August 19, 2009 minutes as amended. Second by Councilmember O’Keefe. Motion carried 5-0.

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS   

 

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

The EFP Committee’s next meeting was scheduled for Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at 8:00am.

 

Granville Foundation – (Tegtmeyer)

Councilmember Tegtmeyer reported that she attended a Grantmakers Forum on behalf of the Foundation. This forum focused on funding for basic needs. She indicated that she could provide information or materials to anyone who was interested.

 

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

Manager Holycross indicated that a meeting may need to be scheduled, but he would keep the Committee posted. Councilmember O’Keefe indicated that the Pathway Advisory Committee would be submitting their final recommendation following their next meeting on September 17th.

 

Planning Commission – (O’Keefe)

No report.

 

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

No report.

 

Recreation Commission – (McGowan)

No report.

 

Tree & Landscape Commission (Barsky)

No report. 

 

Union Cemetery (Mershon)

No report.

 

OTHER COUNCIL MATTERS

 

Councilmember O’Keefe reported to Council that a public forum was planned for Wednesday, September 23rd at 7:00pm to discuss the issues of animals running at-large, the proposed leash law and animal waste.

 

Councilmember Mershon advised that he observed plasticized recycling containers while visiting Lakeside, Ohio. This type of container might be a possible option for the Village. Service Director Hopkins indicated that he would check into this type of container.

 

ADJOURNMENT (7:46pm)

 

Vice Mayor Herman moved to adjourn the meeting. Second by Councilmember O’Keefe. Motion carried 5-0. Meeting adjourned.

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