Granville Community Calendar

Notice of Public Hearing February 21, 2018

At its regular meeting on February 7, 2018, the Granville Village Council scheduled a hearing for February 21, 2018 at 7:30pm in the Granville Village Council Chambers, 141 East Broadway, for the following:

      Ordinance No. 03-2018, An Ordinance Accepting an Application for the   Annexation to the Village ofGranville of Certain Real Properties Located on Weaver Drive, Totaling 1.166 +/- Acres

Raccoon Creek, LLC (also known as Metropolitan Partners), is the owner of approximately 1.166 acres of land located on Weaver Drive in Granville Township .  He has requested annexation into the Village of Granville.  Ryan Badger, of ADR, prepared an Expedited Type I petition for the annexation of these 1.166 acres and related right-of-way along Weaver Drive.  The petition for annexation was approved by the Licking County Commissioners on is ready for approval by the Village.  The property is contiguous to the Village, which is a pre-requisite to annexation.

Ordinance No. 04-2018, An Ordinance Adopting Permanent Zoning (Village Gateway District) for the Raccoon Creek Senior Housing Property on Weaver Drive

This ordinance, if approved, would establish permanent zoning for the Raccoon Creek, LLC property owned by Metropolitan Partners and located on Weaver Drive.  The property owners have requested that the property be zoned as Village Gateway District.  The Granville Planning Commission, after conducting a public hearing on the request on November 13, 2017, has determined that the property is suitable for the Village Gateway District zoning designation and recommended the property be zoned accordingly. 

All legislation is available for review at the Village Offices during regular business hours, which are normally 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. The Village Offices are located at 141 East Broadway.

Legislation Adopted February 7, 2018

The Granville Village Council adopted the following legislation at the February 7, 2018 regular meeting:

 Ordinance No. 02-2018, An Ordinance to Amend Ordinance No. 15-2017 Providing for Adjustments of the Annual Budget for the Fiscal year 2018 and Revising Sums for Operating Expenses

This supplemental appropriation ordinance amends the 2018 annual operating budget to account for AFSCME wage increases, non-bargaining wage increases, bike path resurfacing, Thornwood Crossing plantings, a Newark-Granville Road traffic study, and the rewiring of water well number two.

Resolution No. 2018-10, A Resolution to Approve the Rules of the Granville Village Council

In accordance with Section 2.11 of the Village Charter, the Council approved this resolution to establish the Rules of the Village Council. The Charter provides that the Council shall adopt its own rules at or before the first regular meeting in February immediately following an organizational meeting.  As Council did not identify any changes to the rules, the resolution is prepared with language that would readopt the existing rules.

Resolution No. 2018-11, A Resolution to Approve the Application Made by PineFrost, LLC to Have Certain Land Located Within the Village of Granville Located on Canyon and James Roads, Permanent Parcel Nos. 020-326502-00.000, 020-326502-02.000, 020-326502-03.000, 020-326502-04.000, 020-326502-11.000 and 020-326382-00.000, Designated for Placement in an Agricultural District

The application for placement of farmland into an agricultural district, pursuant to the provisions of the Ohio Revised Code, was approved for PineFrost, LLC.  The property consists of six parcels containing approximately 73 acres located at Canyon and James Roads.  This application is a renewal application for property that is currently classified as agricultural.  The agricultural designation is applicable for a period of up to five years. 

Resolution No. 2018-12, A Resolution to Appoint a member to the Volunteer Peace Officers Dependents Fund Board in Accordance with the Provisions of the Ohio Revised Code Section 143.02

This resolution appoints Office Taylor Saunier to the Volunteer Peace Officers Dependents Fund Board.  Former Granville Police Office Sidney Brown was the police representative, buts he is no longer with the department.  The purpose of this Board is to determine the validity of claims and the amount to be paid to the families of any volunteer officer injured or killed in the line of duty as an officer of the Village of Granville. 

Resolution No. 2018-13, A Resolution to Add an Ex-Officio Councilmember to the Bryn Du Commission

The Bryn Du Commission made a request to Village Council to add a Councilmember to the Commission as an ex-officio member.  Law Director King advised Council and the Commission that the addition of an ex-officio member was possible. 

This resolution establishes that position and appoints Vice Mayor Jeremy Johnson to that position, which expires April 20, 2020.  The Bryn Du Commission meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at 7:00pm at the Bryn Du Mansion.

Resolution No. 2018-14, A Resolution to Authorize the Village Manager to Auction or Advertise for Bids the Sale of Surplus Equipment

This resolution authorizes the Village Manager to have an auction or to advertise for bids for the sale of the surplus equipment as identified in the resolution.

Resolution No. 2018-15, A Resolution to Designate the Clerk of Council to Attend the required Trainings Related to Public Records Laws and Sunshine Laws on Behalf of the Village Council

This resolution designates the Clerk of Council, on behalf of the Village Council, to attend the required trainings related to the public records laws and Sunshine Laws.  Section 149.43 of the Ohio Revised Code requires that all elected officials or their designees attend trainings related to public records laws and Sunshine laws.  That training shall be for each elected official or their designee for each new term in office.  We have been advised by the State Auditor’s office that the Clerk of Council may attend those trainings on behalf of the Mayor and Council.  However, the Council must officially select the Clerk of Council as their designee to attend those trainings on its behalf.

All legislation is available for review at the Village Offices during regular business hours, which are normally 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. The Village Offices are located at 141 East Broadway.

Notice of Public Hearing February 7, 2018

At its regular meeting on January 17, 2018, the Granville Village Council scheduled a hearing for February 7, 2018 at 7:30pm in the Granville Village Council Chambers, 141 East Broadway, for the following:

      Ordinance No. 01-2018, An Ordinance Accepting an Application for the Annexation to the Village of Granville of Certain Real Properties Located at 1536 Newark-Granville Road, Totaling 18.8+/- Acres and 0.039+/- Acres

S. R. Larson, Trustee of the S. R. Larson Ltd. Profit Sharing Plan Trust, is the owner of approximately 18.8 and 0.039 +/-acres of land located on the south side of Newark-Granville Road at 1536 Newark-Granville Road in Granville Township.  He has requested annexation into the Village of Granville.  S. R. Larson, Trustee of the S. R. Larson Ltd. Profit Sharing Plan Trust prepared an Expedited Type I petition for the annexation of these 18.8 acres and related right-of-way along Newark-Granville Road.  The petition for annexation was approved by the Licking County Commissioners on and, following a mandatory 60-day waiting period, is ready for approval by the Village.  The property is contiguous to the Village, which is a pre-requisite to annexation.

Ordinance No. 02-2018, An Ordinance to Amend Ordinance No. 15-2017 Providing for Adjustments to the Annual Budget for Fiscal Year 2018 and Revising Sums for Operating Expenses

This ordinance is a supplemental appropriation ordinance to amend the 2018 annual operating budget to account for the AFSCME union agreement, additional landscape plantings in 2018 for the new Thornwood Crossing, an extensive traffic study for the eastern portion of Newark-Granville Road, architectural drawings for a new service department and the repaving of the T J Evans pathway.

All legislation is available for review at the Village Offices during regular business hours, which are normally 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. The Village Offices are located at 141 East Broadway.

Notice of Public Hearing February 7, 2018

The Granville Village Council will review legislation to renew an application for placement of farmland in an agricultural district on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 beginning at 7:30pm in Council Chambers at 141 East Broadway.  Public comment will be welcomed.

The meeting is open to the public.  For more information, please visit the Village Office between the hours of 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, at 141 East Broadway or call 587-0707.

Legislation Adopted January 17, 2018

The Granville Village Council adopted the following legislation at the January 17, 2018 regular meeting:

Resolution No. 2018-03, A Resolution of Establish the Annual Compensation Adjustment for Non-Bargaining Employees for Fiscal Year 2018

This resolution adjusts compensation for 2018 for Village non-bargaining employees in pay grades A-K, not covered by collective bargaining (union) agreements (non-police and non-public works individuals including department heads, clerical, and Village office staff). The resolution treats the non-bargaining employees like Village union employees by authorizing a 2% cost of living increase.  It also provides merit increases and/or bonus (union contracts have automatic step increases, not available for non-bargaining employees) to those employees who performed well as documented by an evaluation process.  The resolution also extends the 2% increase to part-time employees.

 Resolution No. 2018-04, A Resolution to (Re)Appoint a Member to the Board of Zoning and Building Appeals

This resolution reappoints Neal Zimmer to the BZBA.  His current term expires January 31, 2018.  The new term expires on January 31, 2021. 

 Resolution No. 2018-05, A Resolution to (Re)Appoint Members to the Granville Planning Commission

This resolution reappoints Jack Burriss, Tim Klingler and Craig Potaracke to the Granville Planning Commission.  Their current terms expire January 31, 2018.  The new terms expire January 31, 2021.  This resolution also appoints Councilmember Phil Demarest as the ex-officio Council representative and Jeremy Young as the ex-officio school board member to the Planning Commission through January 31, 2019. 

Resolution No. 2018-06, A Resolution to (Re)Appoint Members to the Granville Tree and Landscape Commission

This resolution reappoints Don Hostetter, Don Pheneger and Dick Mortenson to the Granville Tree and Landscape Commission.  Their current terms expire January 31, 2018.  Their new term expires January 31, 2024. 

Resolution No. 2018-07, A Resolution to Appoint Members to the Municipal Board of Tax Review in Accordance with the Provisions of the Ohio Revised Code Section 718.11

This resolution appoints Gynna Meurer, Brady Burt and Doug Plunkett to the Village Board of Tax Review.  The Village is required by state statute to have a three-member Board of Tax Review selected by the Mayor with Council’s approval.

Resolution No. 2018-08, A Resolution Authorizing the Village Manager to Prepare and Submit a Letter of Interest to the Ohio Department of Transportation for Funding Through the Transportation Alternative Program for the State Route 37/South Main Street Bridge Project on Behalf of the Village of Granville, Granville Township and Licking County Area Transportation Study (LCATS)

This resolution allows the Village Manager to submit a letter to request the opportunity to submit various enhancement projects for the rebuilding of the State Route 37/South Main Street bridge project to the ODOT Transportation Alternative Program for potential funding.

Resolution No. 2018-09, A Resolution to Appoint Members to the South Main Street/River Road/Weaver Drive

Task Force

This resolution appoints members (Dan Finkelman, Jeremy Johnson, Phil Demarest, Bill Wilken, Steve Pyles, Debi Walker Yost and Jonathan Miller) to the South Main Street/River Road/Weaver Drive task force.  This group is tasked with    ODOT Bridge design, pedestrian accommodations and design, and how River Road and Weaver Drive can be improved for better/safer traffic flow.  Aesthetic considerations for design to include enhancements on the face of the bridge as well as any landscaping plans.  The length of closure for the bridge as well as the traffic routes during construction among many other issues.

All legislation is available for review at the Village Offices during regular business hours, which are normally 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. The Village Offices are located at 141 East Broadway.

Notice of Public Hearing January 17, 2018

At its regular meeting on January 3, the Granville Village Council scheduled a hearing for January 17, 2018 at 7:30pm in the Granville Village Council Chambers, 141 East Broadway, for the following:

      Ordinance No. 01-2018, An Ordinance Accepting an Application for the Annexation to the Village of Granville of Certain Real Properties Located at 1536 Newark-Granville Road, Totaling 18.8+/- Acres and 0.039+/- Acres

S. R. Larson, Trustee of the S. R. Larson Ltd. Profit Sharing Plan Trust, is the owner of approximately 18.8 and 0.039 +/-acres of land located on the south side of Newark-Granville Road at 1536 Newark-Granville Road in Granville Township.  He has requested annexation into the Village of Granville.  S. R. Larson, Trustee of the S. R. Larson Ltd. Profit Sharing Plan Trust prepared an Expedited Type I petition for the annexation of these 18.8 acres and related right-of-way along Newark-Granville Road.  The petition for annexation was approved by the Licking County Commissioners on and, following a mandatory 60-day waiting period, is ready for approval by the Village.  The property is contiguous to the Village, which is a pre-requisite to annexation.

All legislation is available for review at the Village Offices during regular business hours, which are normally 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. The Village Offices are located at 141 East Broadway.

Legislation Adopted January 3, 2018

The Granville Village Council adopted the following legislation at the January 3, 2018 regular meeting:

Ordinance No. 18-2017, An Ordinance Approving a Joint Public Improvement Project Between the Village of Granville and Granville Township, and Authorizing a Real Property Lease to Facilitate the Construction of a Township Fire Department Located on Village Property at 1833 Lancaster Road

This ordinance permits the Township to lease property from the Village at 1833 Lancaster Road for the building of a fire department.

Resolution No. 2018-01, A Resolution Authorizing the Village Manager to Advertise for Bids for Various Village Projects and Items Throughout 2018

This resolution requests Council’s permission to proceed with advertising for bids for items or projects for the entire year.  The Village complies with all local and state purchasing rules and regulations.  These projects and items were approved expenditures in the 2018 budget.  Providing staff with approval to advertise for bids with one resolution streamlines the bidding process and Council agendas.  The projects or items that need to go through the bid process for 2018 include street improvement project, the purchase of water chemicals, lime sludge removal, SCADA System equipment, South Cherry Street improvements and Cedar Street water main upgrade.

Resolution No. 2018-02, A Resolution Authorizing the Village Manager to Execute an Agreement Between the Village of Granville and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Ohio Council 8, Representing the Full-Time Service, Utility and Maintenance Workers and the Full-Time Police Dispatchers, an Agreement Effective for the Period From January 1, 2018, Through Decembers 31, 2020

The union membership ratified a proposed labor agreement for the period beginning January 1, 2018 until December 31, 2020.  The proposed agreement is in compliance with instructions from the Village Council. As a relatively new labor agreement, there were not many issues that needed to be re-negotiated. There were a number of clarifications and language changes necessary to bring the agreement into compliance with state law.  Contract wage increases were negotiated at rates of 2% for 2018, 1.75% for 2019 and 1.75% for 2020. 

All legislation is available for review at the Village office during regular business hours, which are normally 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. The Village office is located at 141 East Broadway.

Notice Public Hearing December 6, 2017

At its regular meeting on November 15, 2017, the Granville Village Council scheduled a hearing for December 6, 2017 at 7:30pm in the Granville Village Council Chambers, 141 East Broadway, for the following

Ordinance No. 16-2017, An Ordinance to Authorize the Village Manager to Enter into a Lease Agreement with the Board of Granville Township Trustees for the Lease of Property Located at 1554 Columbus Road

This ordinance would permit the Village to lease property at the Township’s 1554 Columbus Road service complex for the building of a Village service complex

            Ordinance No. 17-2017, An Ordinance to Amend Ordinance No. 09-2016 Providing for Adjustment of the Annual Budget for the Fiscal Year 2017 and Revising Sums for Operating Expenses

Ordinance No. 17-2017 is a supplemental appropriation ordinance to amend the 2017 annual operating budget to account for a substantial income tax refund

All legislation is available for review at the Village Offices during regular business hours, which are normally 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. The Village Offices are located at 141 East Broadway.

Legislation Adopted November 15, 2017

The Granville Village Council adopted the following legislation at the November 15, 2017 regular meeting:

Resolution No. 2017-50, A Resolution to Adjust Mayor’s Court Fines and Costs in Accordance with Granville Codified Ordinances Section 501.99

This resolutions updates the fines and costs for Mayor’s Court.  The Village of Granville current fines do not cover the costs associated with Mayor’s Court.  The last increase in Mayor’s Court costs was in 2004.  

All legislation is available for review at the Village office during regular business hours, which are normally 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. The Village office is located at 141 East Broadway.

 

Notice of Public Hearing November 15, 2017

At its regular meeting on November 1, 2017, the Granville Village Council scheduled a hearing for November 15, 2017 at 7:30pm in the Granville Village Council Chambers, 141 East Broadway, for the following:

Ordinance No. 16-2017, An Ordinance to Authorize the Village Manager to Enter into a Lease Agreement with the Board of Granville Township Trustees for the Lease of Property Located at 1554 Columbus Road

This ordinance would permit the Village to lease property at the Township’s 1554 Columbus Road service complex for the building of a Village service complex.

All legislation is available for review at the Village Offices during regular business hours, which are normally 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. The Village Offices are located at 141 East Broadway.

Legislation Adopted November 1, 2017

The Granville Village Council adopted the following legislation at the November 1, 2017 regular meeting:

Ordinance No. 15-2017, An Ordinance to Make Appropriations for Current Expenses and Other Expenditures of the Village of Granville, State of Ohio, During the Fiscal Year ending December 31, 2018

This ordinance establishes the budget appropriations for Village operations and capital improvement projects for 2018.    

All legislation is available for review at the Village office during regular business hours, which are normally 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. The Village office is located at 141 East Broadway

Notice of Public Hearing November 1, 2017

At its regular meeting on October 18, 2017, the Granville Village Council scheduled a hearing for November 1, 2017 at 7:30pm in the Granville Village Council Chambers, 141 East Broadway, for the following:

Ordinance No. 15-2017, An Ordinance to Make Appropriations for Current Expenses and Other Expenditures of the Village of Granville, State of Ohio, During the Fiscal Year ending December 31, 2018

This ordinance would establish the budget appropriations for Village operations and capital improvement projects for 2018.

Ordinance No. 16-2017, An Ordinance to Authorize the Village Manager to Enter into a Lease Agreement with the Board of Granville Township Trustees for the Lease of Property Located at 1554 Columbus Road

This ordinance would permit the Village to lease property at the Township’s 1554 Columbus Road service complex for the building of a Village service complex .

All legislation is available for review at the Village Offices during regular business hours, which are normally 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. The Village Offices are located at 141 East Broadway.

Legislation Adopted October 18, 2017

The Granville Village Council adopted the following legislation at the October 18, 2017 regular meeting:

Resolution No. 2017-49, A Resolution Authorizing the Village Manager and Village Law Director to Join a Coalition of Ohio Municipalities Retaining Special Counsel for the Purpose of Challenging the Constitutionality of Amendments to Chapter 718 of the Ohio Revised Code Relating to Municipal Income Tax

This resolution approves the Village joining a coalition to file a mandamus action in the Ohio Supreme Court or injunctive judgment in a Court of Common Pleas against the municipal income tax provisions as set forth in House Bill 49 as well as the original legislation comprehensively rewriting the municipal income tax statue House Bill 5 enacted in 2014.  

All legislation is available for review at the Village office during regular business hours, which are normally 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. The Village office is located at 141 East Broadway.

Legislation Adopted October 4, 2017

The Granville Village Council adopted the following legislation at the October 4, 2017 regular meeting:

Ordinance No. 13-2017,  An Ordinance Consenting to Annexation of Certain Real Property Located at 1536 Newark-Granville Road in Granville Township, Owned by S. R. Larsen Trustee

This ordinance approves the annexation of property owned by S. R. Larsen Trustee at 1536 Newark-Granville Road for the construction of a cluster housing development.

Ordinance No. 14-2017,  An Ordinance Authorizing the Village Manager to Grant a General Permit to Arnold Joseph to License the Use of the Village Right-of-Way at 224 East College Street, Unit B

This ordinance authorizes the Village Manger to enter into an agreement with Arnold Joseph to allow for an encroachment easement of five feet (5’) into Village right-of-way to replace front steps to his home at 224 East College Street, Unit B

Resolution No. 2017-48, A Resolution to Establish the Time and Place of a Public Hearing for the 2018 Municipal Budget as Proposed by the Village Manager

Section 6.06 of the Village Charter requires Council to set a date and time for the public hearing of the budget.  Budget hearing Resolution No. 2017-48 would schedule a public hearing to review the 2018 budget for Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 7:30pm.  The 2018 budget ordinance will be introduced at the October 18, 2017 Council meeting.   

All legislation is available for review at the Village office during regular business hours, which are normally 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. The Village office is located at 141 East Broadway.

Notice of Public Hearing October 4, 2017

At its regular meeting on September 20, 2017, the Granville Village Council scheduled a hearing for October 4, 2017 at 7:30pm in the Granville Village Council Chambers, 141 East Broadway, for the following:

Ordinance No. 13-2017, An Ordinance Consenting to Annexation of Certain Real Property Located at 1536 Newark-Granville Road in Granville Township, Owned by S. R. Larsen Trustee

This Ordinance would approve the annexation of 1536 Newark-Granville Road, owned by S. R. Larsen Trustee, into the Village to allow the developer to access Village utility services.  This property is being proposed for a development of 37 cluster homes referred to as the Glenshire development.

Ordinance No. 14-2017, An Ordinance Authorizing the Village Manager to Grant a General Permit to Arnold Joseph to License the Use of the Village Right-of-Way at 224 East College Street, Unit B

This Ordinance would grant Arnold Joseph a permit for the replacement of limestone entrance steps with composite steps that encroach onto the Village right-of-way at 224 East College Street, Unit B.  The encroachment would be approximately five-feet into the East College Street right-of-way.

All legislation is available for review at the Village Offices during regular business hours, which are normally 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. The Village Offices are located at 141 East Broadway.

Legislation Adopted September 20, 2017

The Granville Village Council adopted the following legislation at the September 20, 2017 regular meeting:

Ordinance No. 11-2017,  An Ordinance Authorizing the Village Manager to Enter into an Annexation Agreement Describing the Intentions of the Parties to Annex Certain Real Property Located Along Weaver Drive in GranvilleTownship, Owned by Raccoon Creek Senior Housing, LLC

This ordinance approves the Village Manager to sign an annexation agreement for the proposed annexation of property owned by Raccoon Creek Senior Housing, LLC on Weaver Drive for the additional development of senior housing.

Ordinance No. 12-2017,  An Ordinance to amend Ordinance No. 09-2016 Providing for Adjustments of the Annual Budget for the Fiscal Year 2017 and Revising Sums for Operating Expenses

This ordinance is a supplemental appropriation ordinance to amend the 2017 annual operating budget to account for the benefit pay-outs for an outgoing employee, K9 units, Cedar Street water line engineering, tax refunds and subdivision inspection costs.

Resolution No. 2017-47, A Resolution to Permit the Demolition of a One-Story, Single-Family Home at 347 East Maple Street

This resolution authorizes the demolition of a one-story, single-family home at 347 East Maple Street.  The Planning Commission reviewed the demolition information and recommended demolition. The Granville Historical Society indicated that the home has no historic significance and has no objection to the demolition.     

All legislation is available for review at the Village office during regular business hours, which are normally 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. The Village office is located at 141 East Broadway.

Notice of Public Hearing September 20, 2017

At its regular meeting on September 6, 2017, the Granville Village Council scheduled a hearing for September 20, 2017 at 7:30pm in the Granville Village Council Chambers, 141 East Broadway, for the following:

Ordinance No. 11-2017, An Ordinance Authorizing the Village Manager to Enter into an Annexation Agreement Describing the Intentions of the Parties to Annex Certain Real Property Located Along Weaver Drive in Granville Township, Owned by Raccoon Creek, LLC

Metropolitan Partners has requested annexation of an additional property on Weaver Drive – the parcel to the east of Middleton Assisted Living Facility consisting of 1.17 acres.  Ordinance No. 11-2017 and the Annexation Agreement are very similar to the previous annexation agreements with Metropolitan Partners.

Ordinance No. 12-2017, An Ordinance to Amend Ordinance No. 09-2016 Providing for Adjustments of the Annual Budget for the Fiscal year 2017 and Revising Sums for Operating Expenses

Ordinance No. 12-2017 is a supplemental appropriation ordinance to amend the 2017 annual operating budget to account for police salaries and wages, police benefits, public use fee match, income tax refunds, inspection fees for Village Roots, and engineering for the water department.

All legislation is available for review at the Village Offices during regular business hours, which are normally 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. The Village Offices are located at 141 East Broadway

Legislation Adopted September 6, 2017

The Granville Village Council adopted the following legislation at the September 6, 2017 regular meeting:

Ordinance No. 10-2017,  An Ordinance to Rescind Chapter 707 of the Codified Ordinances of the Village

of Granville, Ohio and Adopt a New Chapter 707 Pertaining to Peddlers and Solicitors

This ordinance amends the Village’s current Peddlers and Solicitors code to bring it into compliance with state and federal law.

Resolution No. 2017-43, A Resolution to Award the Contract for the Purchase of Water Treatment Chemicals to Mid-Ohio Valley Lime, Inc.

This resolution awards the contract for the purchase of water treatment chemicals (lime) for 2018 to Mid-Ohio Valley Lime, Inc.  Four bids were received with Mid-Ohio being the lowest bidder at $137.19 per ton. The other bids ranged from $137.30 per ton to $237.19 per ton. (Previous contract prices were $137.24 per ton in 2017, $142.50 per ton in 2016, $141.50 per ton in 2015, $137.00 per ton in 2014, $137.00 per ton in 2013, $135.00 per ton in 2012 and $130.00 per ton in 2011.) 

Resolution No. 2017-44, A Resolution Authorizing the Village Manager to Enter into a Contract for 2017 and 2018 with William Caskey for Services as Chief of Police

This resolution expresses Council’s desire to recognize and formalize a contract with Chief Caskey to retain him as police chief. The impact and continuous improvement in the police department is significant.  While all of the officers have played a part in improving services and the connection with our community, Chief Caskey’s influence in that progress has been a major contributing factor.

Resolution No. 2017-45, A Resolution Accepting the Amounts and Rates as Determined by the Budget Commission and Authorizing the Necessary Tax Levies and Certifying Them to the County Auditor

The annual resolution is required to accept the inside property tax millage (2.5 mills) and estimated revenues that were determined by the Licking County Budget Commission.  (Inside Millage is un-voted millage that is within the 10-mill statutory limitation on un-voted property taxes.)  The millage is unchanged from prior years and will generate approximately $416,000 in revenue for the Village.  This resolution also authorizes the County Auditor to levy that inside millage on behalf of the Village.

Resolution No. 2017-46, A Resolution Endorsing the Granville Recreation District’s Plan to Tear Down the Existing Wildwood Park Playground and Construct a New Playground at Wildwood Park, as Endorsed  by the T J Evans Foundation

This resolution expresses Council’s endorsement for the Granville Recreation District’s rebuild of the Wildwood Park playground to make it more accessible, ADA compliant and more maintenance-free, as endorsed by the T J Evans Foundation.  Council endorses the GRD in using the existing materials to raise funds for the project through sales and/or auction.  

All legislation is available for review at the Village office during regular business hours, which are normally 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. The Village office is located at 141 East Broadway.

Notice of Public Hearing September 6, 2017

At its regular meeting on August 16, 2017, the Granville Village Council scheduled a hearing for September 6, 2017 at 7:30pm in the Granville Village Council Chambers, 141 East Broadway, for the following:

Ordinance No. 10-2017, An Ordinance to Rescind Chapter 707 of the Codified Ordinances of the Village of Granville, Ohio an Adopt a New Chapter 707 Pertaining to Peddlers and Solicitors

This ordinance would amend the Village’s current Peddlers and Solicitors code to bring it into compliance with state and federallaw.

All legislation is available for review at the Village Offices during regular business hours, which are normally 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. The Village Offices are located at 141 East Broadway

Adopted Legislation August 16, 2017

The Granville Village Council adopted the following legislation at the August 16, 2017 regular meeting:

Resolution No. 2017-41, A Resolution Authorizing the Village Manager to Prepare and Submit an Application to Participate in the Ohio Public Works Commission State Capital Improvement Program and to Execute Contracts as Required

This resolution authorizes the Village Manager to submit an Ohio Public Works Commission application to the District 17 Integrating Committee on behalf of the Village of Granville for replacing the water and storm water lines on South Cherry Street.   If the Village receives loan funding through this application; the loan would be at 0% interest for up to 20 years and there would be no penalty for early repayment of the loan.  With or without OPWC support, the Village would also be responsible for 100% of the engineering design costs. 

Resolution No. 2017-42, A Resolution of Appreciation to Rob Montgomery for Service on Village Council and Service to the People of the Village of Granville

This resolution expresses the Village’s appreciation for Rob Montgomery’s service on Village Council from December, 2011 until present.   

All legislation is available for review at the Village office during regular business hours, which are normally 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. The Village office is located at 141 East Broadway.

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