Granville Community Calendar

Legislation Adopted December 19, 2018

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

Ordinance No. 20-2018, An Ordinance to Authorize the Village Manager to Execute a Contract Providing for the Sale of Water to the Village of Alexandria

Since 1981, Granville has provided Alexandria potable water.  This ordinance provides for the continued sale of water to Alexandria at a rate equal to 1.3 times the rate charged to Granville residents with the first six month rate of 1.25. Alexandria uses approximately 35,000 gallons of water per day, equal to about 6% of the Village’s water production.  The contract would be renewed for a five-year period.

Ordinance No. 21-2018, An Ordinance Adopting Permanent Zoning (Suburban Residential District – C) for 1586 Newark-Granville Road

This ordinance assigns the Suburban Residential District-C to the newly annexed Richards property at 1586 Newark-Granville Road.  The Planning Commission reviewed the zoning options for this property and recommended that it be assigned Suburban Residential District-C zoning.

 Ordinance No. 22-2018, An Ordinance to Vacate Existing Rights-of-Way in the Glen at Erinwood and in Phase 3 of the Middleton Development Project

The Village currently holds an access and utility easement off Longford Drive in the Erinwood subdivision.  The roadway access portion of that right-of-way has been deemed no longer necessary.  This Ordinance vacates the roadway access portion of that easement.  There is a similar easement on Phase 3 of the Middleton Assisted Living facility project.  This Ordinance vacates that access portion of the easement.  The Village will maintain right-of-way access for utility purposes.

Resolution No. 2018-53, A Resolution to Appoint a Member to the Board of Zoning and Building Appeals

This resolution appoints John Rosen to the Granville Board of Zoning and Building Appeals (BZBA) to fill the term of Robert Rhodes, who resigned November, 2018, to fill an unexpired term on the Granville Planning Commission.  Mr. Drew Menzer’s term is effective until January 31, 2020.   

Resolution No. 2018-54, A Resolution Authorizing the Village Manager to Enter into a Contract for 2019 with Douglas Sassen and the Newark City Law Director’s Office for Services as the Municipal Court Prosecuting Attorney

This resolution authorizes the Village Manager to enter into an agreement with Douglas Sassen and the City of Newark Law Director’s office to continue to represent the Village as Prosecuting Attorney for cases in the Licking County Municipal Court.  The proposed rate for 2019 is $15,000 annually (payable monthly), which is the same rate as 2018.

Resolution No. 2018-55 A Resolution Authorizing the Village Manager to Enter into a Contract for 2019 with Michael King for Services as Law Director and Mayor’s Court Prosecuting Attorney

This resolution authorizes the Village Manager to enter into a contract with Michael King as Law Director for legal services for the 2019 calendar year.  Under this contract, the Newark City Law Director’s office would continue to handle prosecutions in Licking County Municipal Court with the Granville Law Director being responsible for pursuing delinquent collections on tax accounts, working with Village staff and handling Mayor’s Court.

Resolution No. 2018-56, A Resolution Authorizing the Village Manager to Enter into an Agreement for Indigent Defense Services in Municipal Court with the Licking County Board of Commissioners and the Village of Granvill

This resolution renews an agreement with the Licking County Board of Commissioners that authorizes the Village to reimburse Licking County for legal fees associated with the representation of indigent defendants. 

Resolution No. 2018-57, A Resolution to Appoint Members to the Volunteer Peace Officers Dependents Fund Board in Accordance with the Provisions of the Ohio Revised Code Section 143.02

This resolution appoints two individuals selected by Council, affirms two individuals selected by the Granville police officers and one individual selected by this Board to the Volunteer Peace Officers Dependents Fund Board.  These individuals are appointed annually.  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. 2018-58, A Resolution Authorizing the Village Manager to Sign a memorandum of Understanding with the Granville Township Trustees to Create a Community Economic Development Association (CEDA) along Columbus Road (State Route 16)

This resolution authorizes the Village to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Granville Township to begin the process of creating a Community Economic Development Association to encourage economic development along Columbus Road (State Route 16).

Resolution No. 2018-59, A Resolution Authorizing the Village Manager, Finance Director, and Police Chief to Execute an Agreement Between the Village of Granville and the Fraternal Order of Police, Ohio Labor Council Inc., Representing the Full-time Police Officers and Police Sergeants, an Agreement Effective From January 1, 2019, Through December 31, 2021

This resolution authorizes the Village Manager, Finance Director, and Police Chief to execute an agreement with the Fraternal Order of Police, representing the full-time police officers and police sergeants.  There are few substantive changes from the prior agreement, with the exception of a 3% increase for each of the next two years and 2% for the third year.

Resolution No. 2018-60, A Resolution of Establish the Annual Compensation Adjustment for Non-Bargaining Employees for Fiscal Year 2019

This resolution adjusts compensation for 2019 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 2.5% non-merit based increase.  It also provides up to a 2% 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.

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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