Granville Community Calendar

Legislation Adopted December 21, 2016

The Granville Village Council adopted the following legislation at the December 21, 2016 regular meeting:

Resolution No. 2016-55, A Resolution Authorizing the Village Manager to Enter into a Contract for 2017 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 2017 is $15,000 annually (payable monthly), which is the same rate as 2016.

Resolution No. 2016-56, A Resolution Authorizing the Village Manager to Enter into a Contract for 2017 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 2017 calendar year.  Under this contract, the Newark City Law Director’s office would continue to handle the 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. 2016-58, 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. 

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 December 7, 2016

The Granville Village Council adopted the following legislation at the December 7, 2016 regular meeting:

                Ordinance No. 09-2016, 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, 2017

This ordinance establishes the appropriations for the Village operations and capital improvement projects for 2017.

Ordinance No. 10-2016, An Ordinance to Authorize the Village Manager to Enter into a Lease Agreement with the Granville Township Board of Trustees for the Leasing of the Fire Station Building at 133 North Prospect Street

This ordinance renews the lease for the fire station building between the Village of Granville and the Granville Township Board of Trustees for a 5-year period.  This is the 9th renewal of this lease.

Resolution No. 2016-52, A Resolution Authorizing and Directing the Manager of the Village of Granville, Ohio, to Enter into an Agreement with the Bryn Du Commission

This resolution renews the existing agreement between the Bryn Du Commission and the Village of Granville for the day-to-day management and operation of the Bryn Du facility for a two-year period. 

Resolution No. 2016-53, A Resolution of Establish the Annual Compensation Adjustment for Non-Bargaining Employees for Fiscal Year 2017

This resolution adjusts compensation for 2017 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 1.5% 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 1.5% increase to part-time employees.

Resolution No. 2016-54, A Resolution Directing the Bryn Du Commission and inviting the Granville Recreation District to Collaboratively Identify Opportunities to Enhance Utilization at Bryn Du

This resolution provides for a six-month collaborative process encouraging the Bryn Du Commission and the Granville Recreation District to establish a Memorandum of Understanding regarding the current GRD utilization of the Bryn Du property and facilities.  The goal is to enhance programming and public access to the property.   

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 December 7, 2016

At its regular meeting on November 16, 2016, the Granville Village Council scheduled a hearing for December 7, 2016 at 7:30pm in the Granville Village Council Chambers, 141 East Broadway, for the following:

Ordinance No. 09-2016, 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, 2017  

This ordinance would establish the budget appropriations for Village operations and capital improvement projects for 2017. 

Ordinance No. 10-2016, An Ordinance to Authorize the Village Manager to Enter into a Lease Agreement with the Granville Township Board of Trustees for the Leasing of the Fire Station Building at 133 North Prospect Street

This ordinance would renew the existing lease between the Township Trustees and the Village for the use of the fire station located at 133 North Prospect Street for a five-year period.

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 2, 2016

The Granville Village Council adopted the following legislation at the November 2, 2016 regular meeting:

 Resolution No. 2016-50, A Resolution to Establish the Time and Place of a Public Hearing for the 2016 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. 2016-50 would schedule a public hearing to review the 2017 budget for Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 7:30pm.  The 2017 budget ordinance will be introduced at the November 16, 2016 Council meeting. 

Resolution No. 2016-51, A Resolution Authorizing the Village Manager to Enter into a Contract with Dynegy for an Electrical Aggregation Plan for the Residents of the Village of Granville

This resolution allows the Village Manager to sign a contract with Dynegy to provide aggregate electricity supply service to Village residents. The current contract with Constellation expires on May 31, 2017.  The new contract would begin June 1, 2017 with Dynegy at a fixed rate of $0.0575 for a thirty-six month period ending May 31, 2020. 

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 19, 2016

The Granville Village Council adopted the following legislation at the October 19, 2016 regular meeting:

Resolution No. 2016-49, A Resolution Authorizing the Village Manager to Enter into a Contract with the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) for the Resurfacing Project for Cedar Street and Welsh Hills Road to the Granville Corporation Limit

This resolution authorizes the Village Manager to enter into a contract with the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) for resurfacing of Cedar Street and Welsh Hills Road to the Granville Corporation limit in 2017.  ODOT/LCATS will be providing 80% of the funding for this project.  The Village will be responsible for the remaining 20%.

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 5, 2016

The Granville Village Council adopted the following legislation at the October 5, 2016 regular meeting:

Ordinance No. 07-2016, An Ordinance Authorizing the Village Manager to Grant a General Permit to Robbins Hunter Museum to License the Use of the Village Right-of-Way at 221 East Broadway  

This ordinance authorizes the Village Manger to enter into an agreement with Robbins Hunter Museum to allow for an encroachment easement for a wrought iron fence to be installed along the front of the property. 

Ordinance No. 08-2016, An Ordinance to Revise the Codified Ordinances by Adopting Current Replacement Pages

This ordinance codifies the annual update to the Village Codified ordinances as prepared by the Walter Drane Company, a legal publishing company.  The biannual update includes those changes to the Village Code that have been adopted by Village Council since the last update as well as statewide changes to the Ohio Revised Code that should be incorporated into our Village Code. 

Resolution No. 2016-46, A Resolution to Permit the Demolition of a Two-Story Barn at 424 East College Street

This resolution authorizes the demolition of a two story barn at 424 East College Street.  This application was reviewed and approved for demolition by the Planning Commission.  The Granville Historical Society also reviewed the application and found no historical value to the barn. 

Resolution No. 2016-47, A Resolution to Award the Contract for Towing and Impound for Services for the Police Department to M & P Towing LLC, and to Authorize the Village Manager to Enter into an Agreement Therefor

This resolution awards the contract for police impound and towing to M & P Towing LLC for the next three years.  M & P’s bid was lower on the basic towing fee and daily storage fee.  This information was reviewed by the Police Chief and has his recommendation.

Resolution No. 2016-48, A Resolution in Support of Funding a Proposal by the Economic Development Committee to Map Developable Properties in the Village and Township

This resolution authorizes the spending of $750 to cover the costs of a proposal to map available, developable properties in the Village and Township showing available utilities, property ownership, and zoning.   This effort is being recommended by the multi-jurisdictional Economic Development Committee whose goal is to find additional business revenue sources other than residential property.                     

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 October 5, 2016

At its regular meeting on September 21, 2016, the Granville Village Council scheduled a hearing for October 5, 2016 at 7:30pm in the Granville Village Council Chambers, 141 East Broadway, for the following: 

Ordinance No. 07-2016, An Ordinance Authorizing the Village Manager to Grant a General Permit to Robbins Hunter Museum to License the Use of the Village Right-of-Way at 221 East Broadway

This ordinance would grant Robbins Hunter Museum a permit to construct wrought iron fence along the front of their property located at 221 East Broadway.  The encroachment would be along the entire front of the property extending into the East Broadway right-of-way.

Ordinance No. 08-2016, An Ordinance to Revise the Codified Ordinances by Adopting Current Replacement Pages

This ordinance codifies the annual update to the Village Codified ordinances as prepared by the Walter Drane Company, a legal publishing company.  The biannual update includes those changes to the Village Code that have been adopted by Village Council since the last update as well as statewide changes to the Ohio Revised Code that should be incorporated into our Village Code.

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 21, 2016

The Granville Village Council adopted the following legislation at the September 7, 2016 regular meeting:

Resolution No. 2016-43, 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 $96,750 in revenue for the Village.  This resolution also authorizes the County Auditor to levy that inside millage on behalf of the Village. 

Resolution No. 2016-44, A Resolution in Support of the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) Designation of National and State Bicycle Routes Including the T J Evans Bike Trail 

This resolution was requested by the Ohio Department of Transportation.  ODOT is requesting support by Village Council for the development of State and US Bicycle Routes.  The T J Evans bike path has been designated to be part of both a state and national bike route. 

Resolution No. 2016-45, A Resolution to Express Appreciation to Tom Carroll for Service on the Granville Arts Commission

This resolution recognizes the contributions made by Tom Carroll for his service on the Granville Arts Commission since its inception in August, 2004.                     

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 7, 2016

The Granville Village Council adopted the following legislation at the September 7, 2016 regular meeting: 

Resolution No. 2016-42, A Resolution to Award the Contract for the Purchase of Water Treatment Chemicals to Greer Lime Company

This resolution awards the contract for the purchase of water treatment chemicals (lime) for 2017 to Greer Lime Company.  Four bids were received with Greer Lime being the lowest bidder at $137.24 per ton. The other bids ranged from $142.50 per ton to $155.00 per ton. (Previous contract prices were $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.)                    

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 17, 2016

The Granville Village Council adopted the following legislation at the August 17, 2016 regular meeting:

Resolution No. 2016-41, A Resolution to Permit the Demolition of a One Story Garage with at 212 South Pearl Street

This resolution authorizes the demolition of a one story garage at 212 South Pearl Street.  This application was reviewed and approved for demolition by the Village Manager and Council.  The Granville Historical society also reviewed the application and found no historical value to the garage. 

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 August 3, 2016

The Granville Village Council adopted the following legislation at the August 3, 2016 regular meeting:

Resolution No. 2016-39, A Resolution Reversing the Decision of the Board of Zoning and Building Appeals Decision to Approve the Variance Submitted by CVS Store #0396, Application #2016-17, for 200 East Broadway, and Adopting Decision Findings and Conclusions of Fact

This resolution reverses the decision by the Board of Zoning and Building Appeals to approve a variance submitted by CVS Store #0396, Application #2016-17, for property at 200 East Broadway to reduce parking requirements.

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 July 20, 2016

The Granville Village Council adopted the following legislation at the July 20, 2016 regular meeting:

Ordinance No. 06-2016, An Ordinance to Amend Ordinance No. 14-2015 Providing for Adjustments to the Annual Budget for Fiscal Year 2016 and Revising Sums for Operating Expenses

This ordinance is a supplemental appropriation ordinance to amend the 2016 annual operating budget to account for the hiring of a new manager, the purchase of wastewater and water equipment, additional police overtime and the retirement of the former Village Manager.

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 July 20, 2016

At its regular meeting on June 15, 2016, the Granville Village Council scheduled a hearing for July 20, 2016 at 7:30pm in the Granville Village Council Chambers, 141 East Broadway, for the following:

Ordinance No. 06-2016, An Ordinance to Amend Ordinance No. 14-2015 Providing for Adjustments to the Annual Budget for Fiscal Year 2016 and Revising Sums for Operating Expenses

This ordinance is a supplemental appropriation ordinance to amend the 2016 annual operating budget to account for the retirement of the Village Manager, the new Village Manager salary and benefits, storm sewer repair, water and wastewater capital improvements, the purchase of crosswalk signals and new utility billing software.

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 June 15, 2016

The Granville Village Council adopted the following legislation at the June 15, 2016 regular meeting: 

Resolution No. 2016-37, A Resolution of Appreciation for Carl (Sam) Boysen

This resolution expresses the Village’s appreciation for Sam Boysen as an equipment operator for the Village for the past twenty-seven years. 

Resolution No. 2016-38, A Resolution of Appreciation for Steve Stilwell

This resolution expresses the Village’s appreciation for Steve Stilwell as Village Manager for the past five years. 

Ordinance No. 04-2016, An Ordinance to Approve Subdivision Regulations Variance Application #2016-54

This ordinance approves variances to reduce the size of the right-of-way and street widths for the Village Roots subdivision development proposed for West Broadway.

This ordinance appoints Steven R. Pyles as the new Village Manager at an annual salary of $107,500.  Mr. Pyles is replacing Steve Stilwell, who retired after five years of service.

Ordinance No. 05-2016, An Ordinance Appointing Steven R. Pyles Village Manager, Establishing the Salary of the Village Manager and Declaring an Emergency

This ordinance appoints Steven R. Pyles as the new Village Manager at an annual salary of $107,500.  Mr. Pyles is replacing Steve Stilwell, who retired after five years of service. 

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 Specail Council Meetings

Granville Village Council will hold a special Council meeting on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 beginning at 10:30am at Village Hall, 141 East Broadway where they will go into Executive Session under Ohio Revised Code §121.22(G)(1) to consider the appointment or  employment of a public official.  Council intends to come out of Executive Session at 7:00pm.

Granville Village Council will also hold a special Council meeting on Thursday, June 9, 2016 beginning at 8:00am at Village Hall, 141 East Broadway where they will go into Executive Session under Ohio Revised Code §121.22(G)(1) to consider the appointment or  employment of a public official.  Council intends to come out of Executive Session at 12:00pm (noon).

The Executive Session is closed 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.

Notice of Public Hearing June 15, 2016

At its regular meeting on June 1, 2016, the Granville Village Council extended a public hearing to June 15, 2016 at 7:30pm in the Granville Village Council Chambers, 141 East Broadway, for the following:

Ordinance No. 04-2016, An Ordinance to Approve Subdivision Regulations Variance Application #2016-54

This ordinance would approve a subdivision sketch plan and recommended variances for the Village Roots development planned on property currently located at 605 West Broadway.

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 June 1, 2016

The Granville Village Council adopted the following legislation at the June 1, 2016 regular meeting:

Resolution No. 2016-36, A Resolution to Authorize the Village Manager to Auction or Advertise for Bids for the Sale of Surplus Equipment

This resolution authorizes the Village Manager to auction or to advertise for bids for the sale of the surplus equipment – a 1998 Chevrolet S10 4 x4 pick-up truck, a 1990 Asplundh wood chipper and a Coats tire balancer.  These items will be placed for auction on www.govdeals.com.

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 June 1, 2016

At its regular meeting on May 4, 2016, the Granville Village Council scheduled a hearing for June 1, 2016 at 7:30pm in the Granville Village Council Chambers, 141 East Broadway, for the following:

Ordinance No. 03-2016, An Ordinance to Amend Sections 1133.03, 1137.01, 1139.06, 1141.06, 1177.11, 1185.02, 1189.13 and 1191.03 of the Codified Ordinance of Granville, Ohio  

This ordinance would amend Village code Sections 1133.03, 1137.01, 1139.06, 1141.06, 1177.11, 1185.02, 1189.13 and 1191.03  to remove the ability to appeal decisions of the Planning Commission and the Board of Zoning and Building Appeals to Village Council.  Those appeals would go directly to the Court of Commons Pleas.

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 April 20, 2016

The Granville Village Council adopted the following legislation at the April 20, 2016 regular meeting:

Resolution No. 2016-30, A Resolution to (Re)Appoint Members to the Bryn Du Commission 

This resolution reappoints Stewart Dyke, Keith Myers and Jurgen Pape as members of the Bryn Du Commission as appointees of the Village of Granville, whose current terms expire on April 30, 2016 and new terms that will expire on April 30, 2019.

Resolution No. 2016-30, 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 would appoint two individuals selected by Council and affirm two individuals selected by the Granville volunteer police officers to the newly established Volunteer Peace Officers Dependents Fund Board.  The Board will select one additional member to serve on the 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 Granillve.

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 April 6, 2016

The Granville Village Council adopted the following legislation at the April 6, 2016 regular meeting:

Ordinance No. 02-2016, An Ordinance to Amend Ordinance No. 14-2015 Providing for Adjustments to the Annual Budget for Fiscal Year 2016 and Revising Sums for Operating Expenses

This ordinance is a supplemental appropriation ordinance to amend the 2016 annual operating budget to account for the hiring of a new utility clerk, the retirement of the receptionist, Clerk of Court and Village Manager, the purchase of new software for Mayor’s Court, the fence for the Cherry Valley interchange.

Resolution No. 2016-28, A Resolution to Appoint an Ex-Officio Member to the Planning Commission

This resolution confirms Carl Jennings as the Ex-Officio to the Planning Commission appointed by the Granville School District School Board.  The School District appoints a non-voting member to the Planning Commission annually.  Mr. Jennings' term expires on January 31, 2017.

Resolution No. 2016-29, A Resolution Affirming the Decision of the Board of Zoning and Building Appeals Decision to Deny the Variance Submitted by Barbara Franks, Application #2015-23, for 119-123 South Prospect Street, and Adopting Decision Findings and Conclusions of Fact

This resolution affirms the decision by the Board of Zoning and Building Appeals to deny a variance submitted by Barbara Franks, Application #2015-23, for property at 119-123 South Prospect Street to reduce parking requirements.

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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