ORDINANCE NO. 18-92
TO ENACT A NEW SECTION NO. 145.28, SUBSECTIONS A
THROUGH E, OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF GRANVILLE,
OHIO, ESTABLISHING GRANVILLE VILLAGE AS A DRUGFREE
NOW, THEREFORE, be it ordained by the Council of Granville, Ohio:
145. 28 A.
That Section No. 145.28. Subsections A through E
establishing Granville Village as a drugfree workplace
be and is hereby adopted.
The Village of Granville, Ohio, is committed to
maintaining a drugfree workplace. The
manufacture, distribution, sale, dispensation,
possession or use of alcohol or a controlled substance
in the workplace is specifically prohibited.
1) Possession -means having in or on one' s person,
effects, Motor vehicle, tools, or areas substantially
entrusted to one' s control, such as desks, files or
2) Workplace -means any Granville Village office,
building, real estate (including parks and parking lots
owned or leased by the Village), motor vehicles, or any
other site where a Village employee is to perform work
for or on behalf of the Village.
3) Controlled Substance -means substances defined in
Schedules I through V of Section 812, 21 C.F.R. Part
4) Conviction -means a finding of guilt by any
judicial body charged with the responsibility of
determining violations of the federal, state or local
criminal drug statutes or ordinances.
5) Criminal Druq Statute or Ordinance -means a criminal
statute or ordinance involving manufacture,
distribution, sale, dispensation, use,
or possession of any controlled substance.
C. PROHIBITED CONDUCT
1) The manufacture, distribution, sale, dispensation,
possession, or use of a controlled substance in
violation of any federal, state or local statute or
ordinance constitutes grounds for dismissal as outlined
in Section 145. 21(a)4() of the Granville Codified
Ordinances. Employees manufacturing, distributing,
selling, dispensing, possessing or using a controlled
substance will be subject to discipline in accordance
with procedures outlined in Section 145.21(a)4() of the Granville Codified Ordinances.
2) The failure of any employee to notify their department
director of any criminal drug statute or ordinance
conviction shall make that employee subject to
dismissal as outlined in said Section 145.21(a)4().
3) The manufacture, distribution, sale, dispensation,
possession, or use of alcohol while on duty or on village property or while in custody or charge of village equipment constitutes grounds for dismissal as outlined in Section 145.21(a)4() of the Granville Codified Ordinances.
Page 2 of 2
D. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1) Within ten (10) days after receiving notice of a
criminal drug statute or ordinance conviction of a
Village employee, the Village Manager or his designee
shall notify any granting federal agency of a criminal
drug statute or ordinance conviction against an
employee for conduct (1) occurring within the workplace
and (2) in connection with that federal agency' s grant.
2) Within thirty (30) days after receiving notice of a
Village employee' s criminal drug statute or ordinance
conviction, the employee' s Department Director shall:
1) Take appropriate disciplinary action under Section
2) Require the violating employee to participate
satisfactorily in an Employee Assistance Program
EAP) through the Licking Alcohol Prevention
3) Directors and supervisors shall assist in ensuring that
the workplace is free of controlled substances and that
their departments meet the requirements of the Drugfree
Workplace Act of 1988. Directors and supervisors shall
make employees under their supervision aware of the
Employee Assistance Program and shall report
immediately to the Village Manager or his designee reasonable evidence to suspect that any any employee is
manufacturing, distributing, selling, dispensing,
possessing or using a controlled substance.
4) Employees shall report to their supervisor any conduct of other employees manufacturing, distributing,
selling, dispensing, possessing or being under the influence of controlled substances.
E. SELF REFERRAL
Any employee who desires assistance with respect to controlled substances or alcohol may use nonc-hargeable leave for selfr-eferral to the EAP. The employee must obtain the approval of the supervisor before leaving the worksite to attend an EAP appointment. All formal supervisor referrals will use non- chargeable leave.
That this ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest date allowed by law.
AlL_-- f l-i i-r l a A#
1W#kLGAW00/ 266L. -
Clerk of Councilur6-8-*
APP65Ef TO 4 £4Ac
CA411172 1 Law birectof
Revised 6/ 3/92
day of 1992.
Ufit'AdPAAAR<AB,Al v - Wafce Mayor
ORDINANCE NO. 18-92