Granville Community Calendar

Council Minutes June 17, 2015

VILLAGE OF GRANVILLE

COUNCIL MINUTES

June 17, 2015

 

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

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL 

Those responding to the roll call were Councilmembers Lerner, McGowan, Montgomery, O’Keefe, Mayor Hartfield, Planner Terry and Law Director King. 

Councilmember Lerner moved to excuse Vice Mayor Barsky and Councilmember Johnson from the meeting.  Second by Councilmember McGowan. 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA 

Councilmember McGowan moved to approve the agenda.  Second by Councilmember O’Keefe.  Motion passed. 

CITIZENS COMMENTS (7:321pm) 

As no one appeared to speak, Mayor Hartfield closed Citizen Comments at 7:32pm.

PUBLIC HEARING

Ordinance No. 07-2015, An Ordinance to Rescind Chapter 145 of the Codified Ordinances of the Village of Granville, Ohio and Adopt a New Chapter 145 Pertaining to Sewer Regulations and Charges 

As no one appeared to speak, Mayor Hartfield closed the Public Hearing at 7:33pm.

OLD BUSINESS

Ordinance No. 07-2015, An Ordinance to Rescind Chapter 145 of the Codified Ordinances of the Village of Granville, Ohio and Adopt a New Chapter 145 Pertaining to Sewer Regulations and Charges was introduced and moved for approval by Councilmember O’Keefe.  Second by Councilmember McGowan.    

No discussion:  

Mayor Hartfield called for a roll call vote to approve Ordinance No. 07-2015:  Lerner (yes); McGowan (yes); Montgomery (yes); O’Keefe (yes); Mayor Hartfield (yes).  Motion passed 5-0. 

NEW BUSINESS    

Resolution No. 2015-37, A Resolution to Authorize the Non-Permanent Installation of Sidewalk Seating on the Public Sidewalk at 125 East Broadway in Front of the Business Known as “Granville Area Chamber of Commerce” for Calendar Year 2015, Subject to Restrictions was introduced and moved for approval by Councilmember McGowan.  Second by Councilmember Lerner.

Discussion:

Chamber Director Steve Matheny was available to answer any questions from Council.

Councilmember McGowan asked Planner Terry if the Village periodically checked the alignment of the café seating on the north side of East Broadway.  He suggested that the Village spray paint a dot on the sidewalk or mark the locations of the inside parameters of the café seating as the seating expands outside of the designated areas.  Planner Terry responded that the Village checked the seating arrangements and the merchants were provided a map showing the designated areas, but Village staff generally responded to complaints.

Mayor Hartfield called for a vote to approve Resolution No. 2015-37.  Motion carried.  Resolution No. 2015-37 was adopted. 

REVIEW OF MINUTES 

Regular Council Meeting Minutes of June 3, 2015

Councilmember McGowan made a motion to approve the June 3, 2015 regular Council meeting minutes.  Second by Councilmember Lerner.   Motion carried. 

MAYOR'S REPORT – May

The Mayor's report for the month of May was presented for review. 

Councilmember O’Keefe moved to accept the May Mayor’s Report. Second by Councilmember McGowan.  Motion carried.

Mayor Hartfield instructed the report be filed with the Clerk. A copy of the report will be included as part of these minutes. 

MANAGER'S REPORT – May

The Manager's Report for the month of May was presented for review. 

Mayor Hartfield thanked Chief Caskey for his new summarized police department report.  The report was more concise and useful.

Councilmember Montgomery moved to accept the May Manager’s Report.  Second by Councilmember McGowan.  Motion carried. 

Mayor Hartfield instructed the report be filed with the Clerk. A copy of the report will be included as part of these minutes.

COMMITTEE REPORTS   

Granville Foundation – (Montgomery)

No report. 

Granville Recreation District – (McGowan)

No report. 

Planning Commission – (Johnson & O’Keefe)

No report. 

Granville Arts Commission – (O’Keefe)

Councilmember O’Keefe reported that the meeting was cancelled. 

Open Space Committee – (O’Keefe)

No report

Tree & Landscape Commission – (Lerner)

Councilmember Lerner reported that the Tree and Landscape Commission were reviewing Village tree plantings for fall.  They were trying to determine the budget for replacing the Ash trees that were removed this year.  The Commission also reviewed a request from a resident for the removal of two trees from his tree lawn.  The Commission discussed how to better handle maintaining the tree inventory program.

Union Cemetery – (Barsky)

No report.

OTHER COUNCIL MATTERS

There were no Other Council Matters. 

OTHER STAFF MATTERS 

There were no Other Staff Matters.

ADJOURNMENT (7:44pm)

Councilmember McGowan made a motion to adjourn.  Second by Councilmember O’Keefe.  Motion carried.  

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