Granville Community Calendar

Legislation Adopted September 19, 2018

The Granville Village Council adopted the following legislation at the September 19, 2018 regular meeting:  

Ordinance No. 14-2018, An Ordinance Authorizing the Village Manager to Enter into an Annexation Agreement Describing the Intention of the Parties to Annex Certain Real Property Located Along Newark-Granville Road in Granville Township, Owned by S. R. Larsen, Trustee of the S. R. Larsen LTD. Profit Sharing Plan Trust

Developer Gerry Bird approached the Village Council regarding annexation of 18.972 acres of land located on the south side of Newark-Granville Road.  During the August 15, 2018 Council meeting, Mr. Bird presented a revised plan to the Village Council regarding his desire to annex this land to the Village for a residential development of thirty (30) single family, empty-nester homes.  The Village Council indicated at that meeting they would be willing to consider annexation of this land.  This resolution approves an annexation agreement that begins the overall annexation process.

Resolution No. 2018-46, A Resolution to Permit the Demolition of the Village Service Department and Other Structures Located at 1833 South Main Street, Owned by the Village of Granville

This resolution permits the Granville Township Trustees to demolish the existing Village Service Department and adjoining structure in order to build a new fire station. 

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.

 

Special Planning Commission Hearing September 18, 2018

The Granville Planning Commission scheduled a Special Meeting on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. in the Village Council Chambers, 141 East Broadway.

Note:  The applications listed under New Business are “open to the public” but are "not public hearings.” The only individuals who are permitted to speak at this hearing are those individuals who are the actual “parties” to the matter. The following persons or their attorneys are considered to be parties: the applicant, the owner of the property that is the subject of the application, the owner of property that is adjacent or contiguous to that property that is the subject of the application, and any other person who claims that a direct, present injury or prejudice will occur to a personal property right if the application is approved or denied.

New Business:

Application #2018-108, submitted by Hplex Solutions, (dba Hplex Granville MOB, LLC) for the 13.789-acre property located at 2780 Newark-Granville Road (parcel no. 020-043254-00.003), currently owned by Ben and Steve Ackley as Northwest Wind LLC, an Ackley Company. The request is for review and recommendation of approval to Village Council of a Preliminary Development Plan for the property, and Preliminary Plat Review for Phase 1. The property is zoned Planned Unit Development (PUD), and the front-most portion of the property is located within the Transportation Corridor Overlay District (TCOD). This will be the 2nd public hearing regarding this application.          

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

ODOT Meeting Regarding SR 37 Bridge Reconstruction

ODOT to Host Public Meeting to Discuss SR 37/SR 16 Interchange Project

JACKSONTOWN (Thursday, August 30, 2018) - The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) will host an open house public involvement meeting to discuss plans to reconstruct the interchange at State Route (SR) 37 and SR 16 in Granville, Ohio and replace the bridge on SR 37 over SR 16. 

All interested parties are encouraged to attend and comment on the proposed project. Representatives from ODOT will be available to provide information, answer questions, and discuss the proposed project.

WHEN: Thursday, September 13, 2018, 7:00pm to 8:30pm

WHERE: Granville Intermediate School - In the Cafeteria - 2025 Burg Street, Granville, Ohio 43023

For additional information related to the project, click here.

Comments will be accepted through Monday, October 1, 2018. You may fill out a comment form at the meeting, provide comments through the ODOT project website, email your comments to Brian.Tatman@dot.ohio.gov, or mail written comments to:

Ohio Department of Transportation District 5

Attention: Brian Tatman, District 5 Environmental Coordinator

9600 Jacksontown Road

Jacksontown, OH 43030 

Notice of Public Hearing September 19, 2018

At its regular meeting on September 5, 2018, the Granville Village Council held over the public hearing until September 19, 2018 at 7:30pm in the Granville Village Council Chambers, 141 East Broadway, for the following:

Ordinance No. 11-2018, An Ordinance to Amend Chapter 1191 Satellite Dish and Communication Towers for Communication Distribution Systems

This ordinance, if approved, would establish guidelines and requirements for small cell tower companies interested in installing facilities within public rights-of-way.

Ordinance No. 14-2018, An Ordinance Authorizing the Village Manager to Enter into an Annexation Agreement Describing the Intention of the Parties to Annex Certain Real Property Located Along Newark-Granville Road in Granville Township, Owned by S. R. Larsen, Trustee of the S. R. Larsen LTD. Profit Sharing Plan Trust

Gerry Bird approached the Village Council regarding annexation of 18.972 acres of land located on the south side of Newark-Granville Road.  During the August 15, 2018 Council meeting, Mr. Bird presented a revised plan to the Village Council regarding his desire to annex this land to the Village for a residential development of thirty (30) single family, empty-nester homes.  The Village Council indicated at that meeting they would be willing to consider annexation of this land.  This request is the second attempt to annex this property into the Village.

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 Demolition Hearing September 19, 2018

The Granville Village Council will hear the following application at its meeting on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. in the Village Council Chambers, 141 East Broadway:

New Business:

                Resolution No. 2018-47, A Resolution to Permit the Demolition of a One-Story, Service Department Building Owned by the Village of Granville at 1833 Lancaster Road

A request for a permit to demolish a one-story service department building, Application #2018-114, submitted by the Granville Township Trustees, on behalf of the Village of Granville, for the property located at 1833 Lancaster Road for the construction of a new fire department.  The request is for the structural demolition of the service department building and the property is zoned Village Gateway District (VGD)              

The meeting is open to the public.  For more information, please visit the Village Planning 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 September 5, 2018

The Granville Village Council adopted the following legislation at the September 5, 2018 regular meeting:

Ordinance No. 12-2018, An Ordinance to Amend Ordinance No. 15-2017 Providing for Adjustments of the Annual Budget for the Fiscal Year 2018, and Revising Sums of Operating Expenses

This ordinance establishes a supplemental appropriation to allocate funds for the construction of a new service department complex on Columbus Road allocating $2.9 million toward this project and the purchase of a new server for the police department for $13,000.

Ordinance No. 13-2018, An Ordinance Providing for the Issuance of Not to Exceed $2,900,000 of Notes by the Village of Granville, Ohio, in Anticipation of the Issuance of Bonds for the Purpose of Paying Part of the Cost of Constructing a Service Department Complex

The ordinance authorizes the issuance of bond anticipation notes in the amount of $2,900,000 for financing to build a new Village service department complex located along Columbus Road. The notes are in the amount of $2,900,000 and carry a current annual interest rate of +/- 2.0%. 

Resolution No. 2018-42, A Resolution to Award the Contract for the Collection, Transportation, and Processing of Residential Refuse, Recyclables, and Yard Waste to Waste Away Systems, as Per Specifications, and to Authorize the Village Manager to Enter into an Agreement Therefor

This resolution awards the contract for the collection of refuse and recycling to Waste Away Systems.  Waste Away was the low and best bidder with a monthly rate of $20.00 per household and a monthly rate of $18.50 per senior household.  Waste Away Systems will replace Republic Services as the Village’s refuse hauler.  Pick-up day will change to a two-day process.  Additional information regarding the transition will be mailed to residents shortly.

Resolution No. 2018-43, 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 2019 to Mid-Ohio Valley Lime, Inc.  Four bids were received with Mid-Ohio being the lowest bidder at $16800 per ton. The other bids ranged from $192.58 per ton to $251.38 per ton. (Previous contract prices were $137.24 per ton in 2018, $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, and $135.00 per ton in 2012.) 

Resolution No. 2018-44, 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 $482,630 in revenue for the Village.  This resolution also authorizes the County Auditor to levy that inside millage on behalf of the Village.

             Resolution No. 2018-45, A Resolution to Award the Contract for the Construction of the New Village Service Department Complex to Robertson Construction, as Per Specifications, and to Authorize the Village Manager   to Enter into an Agreement Therefor

This resolution awards the contract to Robertson Construction to construct the new service department complex for a cost of up to $2,900,000 on leased property from Granville Township along Columbus Road.

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.

 

ODOT STATE ROUTE 37 BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION MEETING

ODOT to Host Public Meeting to Discuss SR 37/SR 661 Interchange Project

JACKSONTOWN (Thursday, August 30, 2018) - The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) will host an open house public involvement meeting to discuss plans to reconstruct the interchange at State Route (SR) 37 and SR 661 in Granville, Ohio and replace the bridge on SR 37 over SR 661. 

All interested parties are encouraged to attend and comment on the proposed project. Representatives from ODOT will be available to provide information, answer questions, and discuss the proposed project.

WHEN: Thursday, September 13, 2018, 7:00pm to 8:30pm

WHERE: Granville Intermediate School - In the Cafeteria - 2025 Burg Street, Granville, Ohio 43023

For additional information related to the project, click here.

Comments will be accepted through Monday, October 1, 2018. You may fill out a comment form at the meeting, provide comments through the ODOT project website, email your comments to Brian.Tatman@dot.ohio.gov, or mail written comments to:

Ohio Department of Transportation District 5

Attention: Brian Tatman, District 5 Environmental Coordinator

9600 Jacksontown Road

Jacksontown, OH 43030 

Planning Commission Meeting Notice

The Granville Planning Commission will hear the following applications at its meeting on Monday, August 27th, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. in the Village Council Chambers, 141 East Broadway:

Note:  The applications listed under New Business are “open to the public” but are "not public hearings.” The only individuals who are permitted to speak at this hearing are those individuals who are the actual “parties” to the matter. The following persons or their attorneys are considered to be parties: the applicant, the owner of the property that is the subject of the application, the owner of property that is adjacent or contiguous to that property that is the subject of the application, and any other person who claims that a direct, present injury or prejudice will occur to a personal property right if the application is approved or denied.

New Business:

Application #2018-100, submitted by Jill Waddell of Danite Signs on behalf of CVS, for the property located at 200 East Broadway.  The request is for architectural review and approval of the replacement of the current freestanding sign faces. The property is zoned Village Business District (VBD) and is located within the Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD).

Application #2018-108, First public hearing related to the request submitted by Hplex Solutions, (dba Hplex Granville MOB, LLC) for the 13.789-acre property located at 2780 Newark-Granville Road (parcel no. 020-043254-00.003), currently owned by Ben and Steve Ackley as Northwest Wind LLC, an Ackley Company. The request is for review and recommendation of approval to Village Council of a Preliminary Development Plan for the property, and Preliminary Plat Review for Phase 1. The property is zoned Planned Unit Development (PUD), and the front-most portion of the property is located within the Transportation Corridor Overlay District (TCOD).

Application #2018-115, submitted by Ryan Badger of ADR & Associates, on behalf of Karl Schneider of Raccoon Creek Senior Living LLC, for the review and approval to split 18.77 acres of parcel number 020-042252-00.000 to create a new 6.913-acre parcel, located at 1500 Weaver Drive.

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

Notice of Public Hearing

At its regular meeting on August 15, 2018, the Granville Village Council held over the public hearing until September 5, 2018 at 7:30pm in the Granville Village Council Chambers, 141 East Broadway, for the following:

Ordinance No. 11-2018, An Ordinance to Amend Chapter 1191 Satellite Dish and Communication Towers for Communication Distribution Systems

This ordinance, if approved, would establish guidelines and requirements for small cell tower companies interested in installing facilities within public rights-of-way.

Ordinance No. 12-2018, An Ordinance to Amend Ordinance No. 15-2017 Providing for Adjustments of the Annual Budget  for the Fiscal Year 2018, and Revising Sums of Operating Expenses

This ordinance, if approved, would be a supplemental appropriation to allocate funds for the construction of a new service department on Columbus Road.  The Village is allocating $2.5 million toward this project.

              Ordinance No. 13-2018, An Ordinance Providing for the Issuance of Not to Exceed $2,900,000 of Notes by the Village of Granville, Ohio, in Anticipation of the Issuance of Bonds for the Purpose of Paying Part of the Cost of Constructing a Service Department Complex

The ordinance, if approved, would authorize the issuance of bond anticipation notes not to exceed $2,900,000 for the financing of a new Village service department complex located along Columbus Road. The notes are in the amount of up to $2,900,00 and carry a current annual interest rate of 6.0%. 

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 August 15, 2018

The Granville Village Council adopted the following legislation at the August 15, 2018 regular meeting:

Ordinance No. 10-2018, An Ordinance Approving the Application to Rezone Property Owned by Granville Township Board of Trustees, 347 East Maple Street, from Suburban Residential District (SRD-B) to Open Space District (OSD)

This ordinance rezones Granville Township property at 347 East Maple Street from Suburban Residential District (SRD-B) to Open Space District (OSD).  The Township purchased this property to connect it to the Maple Grove Cemetery and requested rezoning to match the existing cemetery property zoning.

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 a Special Planning Commission Meeting August 20, 2018

The Granville Planning Commission will hear the following applications at a Special Meeting: Monday, August 20, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. in the Village Council Chambers, 141 East Broadway:

Note:  The applications listed under New Business are “open to the public” but are "not public hearings.” The only individuals who are permitted to speak at this hearing are those individuals who are the actual “parties” to the matter. The following persons or their attorneys are considered to be parties: the applicant, the owner of the property that is the subject of the application, the owner of property that is adjacent or contiguous to that property that is the subject of the application, and any other person who claims that a direct, present injury or prejudice will occur to a personal property right if the application is approved or denied.

New Business:

Application #2018-108, submitted by Hplex Solutions, (dba Hplex Granville MOB, LLC) for the 13.789-acre property located at 2780 Newark-Granville Road (parcel no. 020-043254-00.003), currently owned by Ben and Steve Ackley as Northwest Wind LLC, an Ackley Company. The request is for review and recommendation of approval to Village Council of a Preliminary Development Plan for the property, and Preliminary Plat Review for Phase 1. The property is zoned Planned Unit Development (PUD), and the front-most portion of the property is located within the Transportation Corridor Overlay District (TCOD).         

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

Notice of Public Meeting August 15, 2018

The Planning & Zoning Committee has a public meeting scheduled on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 6:15pm in the Village Office, 141 East Broadway, second floor conference room.

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.

Water Softening ByPass

The Village of Granville Water Treatment Plant will be running on softening bypass from Monday, August 13, 2018 through Wednesday, August 15, 2018, in order to perform necessary maintenance work in the settling tanks. Customers may notice a change in water quality as non-softened water enters the distribution system. Water will still be chlorinated and fluoridated and will remain safe for all domestic uses. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact staff at the treatment plant at 740-587-0165.

Notice of Public Hearing August 15, 2018

At its regular meeting on August 1, 2018, the Granville Village Council held over the public hearing until August 15, 2018 at 7:30pm in the Granville Village Council Chambers, 141 East Broadway, for the following:

Ordinance No. 10-2018, An Ordinance Approving the Application to Rezone Property Owned by Granville Township Board of Trustees, 347 East Maple Street, from Suburban Residential District (SRD-B) to Open Space District (OSD)

This ordinance, if approved, would rezone Granville Township property at 347 East Maple Street from Suburban Residential District (SRD-B) to Open Space District (OSD).  The Township purchased this property to connect it to the Maple Grove Cemetery and rezone the property to match the existing cemetery property zoning.

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 August 1, 2018

The Granville Village Council adopted the following legislation at the August 1, 2018 regular meeting:

Ordinance No. 09-2018, An Ordinance Authorizing the Village Manager to Grant a General Permit to Denison University to License the Use of the Village Right-of-Way at 314 East Broadway

This ordinance grants Denison University a permit to place electric vehicle power charging stations onto a portion of Village right-of-way at 314 East Broadway.  The encroachment would be approximately fifty square feet into the Village right-of-way.

Resolution No. 2018-41, A Resolution to Permit the Demolition of a One-Story Building with an Attached Garage in Maple Grove Cemetery Owned by the Board of Granville Township Trustees

This resolution permits the Granville Township Trustees to demolish the existing Sexton’s House and attached garage in order to build a new cemetery entrance and reception building.

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 August 1, 2018

At its regular meeting on July 18, 2018, the Granville Village Council held over the public hearing until August 1, 2018 at 7:30pm in the Granville Village Council Chambers, 141 East Broadway, for the following:

Ordinance No. 09-2018, An Ordinance Authorizes the Village Manager to Grant a General Permit to Denison University to License the Use of the Village Right-of-Way at 314 East Broadway

This ordinance granting Denison University a permit to place electric vehicle power charging stations  that would encroach onto Village right-of-way at 314 East Broadway.  The encroachment would be approximately fifty square feet onto the Village 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 July 18, 2018

The Granville Village Council adopted the following legislation at the July 18, 2018 regular meeting:

Ordinance No. 08-2018, An Ordinance to Amend Ordinance No. 15-2018 Providing for Adjustments of the Annual Budget for the Fiscal Year 2018 and Revising Sums for Operating Expenses

This ordinance, if approved, would approve appropriations to complete engineering services for various improvements to the water plant.

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.

T J Evans Paving Project

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS REPAVING PROJECT IS SEPARATE AND IN A DIFFERENT LOCATION FROM THE EROSION REPAIR PROJECT.

Beginning Monday July 16 - A section of the TJ Evans Bike Path in Granville will be closed from South Main Street west to Moots Run Rd for paving. The paving project will take 2-3 days to complete.   This project is weather dependent and the schedule subject to change if weather becomes an issue.

*** For your safety, please observe all path closure signs and instructions from work crews.  

Do not cross into closed areas.

Updates will appear on the Licking Park District website, Facebook and the Trail Hotline (740.349.4823).

We will pass along any schedule change information as we receive it.   If you have any questions, please call or email us (740.587.2535 or info@LickingParkDistrict.com).

Thank you for your patience and cooperation as we work to improve your bike paths.

T J Evans Bike Path Closure

Notice from the Licking County Parks Department

July 18 through August 1 - A section of the TJ Evans Bike Path in Granville will be completely closed from the Main St bike path parking lot east of Granville Milling, up to the Granville Rotary Bridge, from July 18 through August 1. The repair is to correct bank erosion and unstable bank conditions.

*** For your safety, please observe all path closure signs and instructions from work crews.  
Do not cross into closed areas.


Updates will appear on the Licking Park District website, Facebook and the Trail Hotline (740.349.4823).
We will pass along more information as we receive it, and let you know if there are any changes. If you have any questions, please call or email us (740.587.2535 or info@LickingParkDistrict.com).

 Thank you for your patience and cooperation as we work to improve your trails.

Notice of Public Hearing July 18, 2018

At its regular meeting on June 20, 2018, the Granville Village Council held over the public hearing until July 18, 2018 at 7:30pm in the Granville Village Council Chambers, 141 East Broadway, for the following:

Ordinance No. 08-2018, An Ordinance to Amend Ordinance No. 15-2018 Providing for Adjustments of the Annual Budget for the Fiscal year 2018 and Revising Sums for Operating Expenses

This ordinance, if approved, would approve appropriations to complete engineering services for various improvements to the water plant

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

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