The Granville Village Council adopted the following legislation at the January 15, 2014 regular meeting:
Ordinance No. 26-2013, An Ordinance to Amend Ordinance No. 22-2013 Providing for Adjustments of the Annual Budget for the Fiscal Year 2014 and Revising Sums for Operating Expenses
This ordinance is a supplemental appropriation ordinance to amend the 2014 annual operating budget to account for the appropriate of $250,000 for the purchase of the development rights to the Granville Golf Course. The budget will be amended from the following accounts: Strategic Land Reserve $89,200, Capital Project Reserve $80,400 and General Fund $80,400.
Resolution No. 2014-01, A Resolution to Appoint Members to the Board of Zoning and Building Appeals
This resolution reappoints Jeff Gill, Kenneth Kemper and Bradley Smith to the BZBA as their current terms expire January 31, 2014 with the new terms expiring on January 31, 2017.
Resolution No. 2014-02, A Resolution to Express Appreciation to Jean Hoyt for Her Service on the Granville Planning Commission
This resolution recognizes the contributions made by Jean Hoyt as a member of the Granville Planning Commission from December 22, 2011 until January 31, 2014.
Resolution No. 2014-03, A Resolution to Appoint Members to the Granville Planning Commission
This resolution appoints Bill Wilkins to the Granville Planning Commission. Mr. Wilkin replaces Jean Hoyt whose term expires January 31, 2014. Ms. Hoyt indicated that she was not interested in continuing her service on the Commission. Mr. Wilkin’s new term will expire on January 31, 2017. This resolution also reappoints Councilmember Jeremy Johnson as the Council Ex-Officio member to the Planning Commission through January 31, 2015.
Resolution No. 2014-04, A Resolution Authorizing the Village Manager to Advertise for Bids for Various Village Projects and Items Throughout 2014
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 2014 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 2014 include street improvement project, purchase of a generator for the water treatment plant and the purchase of water chemicals.
Resolution No. 2014-05, 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.
Resolution No. 2014-06, A Resolution to Approve the Village of Granville Electrical Aggregation Plan of Operation and Governance
This Resolution is the next step to complete the electrical aggregation process. This legislation will approve the Plan of Operation and Governance for the Village in order that Granville may be designated as a Governmental Aggregation program supplier with opt-out provisions pursuant to Section 4928.20 of the Ohio Revised Code for residents, businesses and other electric consumers using under 700,000kw. Once the Village is certified as a Government Aggregator, letters will be sent to all residents and businesses, who are not currently in a program or part of the Energy Cooperative, advising them of the new electrical supplier and offering an opportunity to opt-out of the program. Residents will then be contacted by their current electrical supplier (AEP) and advised of the change in supplier and offered another opportunity to opt-out. It is anticipated that the new rates could go into effect by April 1st.
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.