WHEREAS, Granville Village and Granville Township, have agreed that the Old Colony Burying Ground, located on the east side of South Main Street in Granville, is a site of community interest and historical value, and;
WHEREAS, Granville Village owns and currently maintains the Old Colony Burying Ground's site, and;
WHEREAS, Granville Township owns and maintains Maple Grove and other township cemeteries, and;
WHEREAS, Granville Village and Granville Township deem it appropriate that the best interests of the Old Colony Burying Ground are and continue to be most appropriately served by a union for cemetery purposes and;
WHEREAS, the current term of Granville Village Councilmember Daniel Freytag, now the Union Cemetery Board member, expires in May, 1998.
NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved by the Council of the Village of Granville, Ohio, that:
Section I: The Old Colony Burying Ground located on the east side of south Main Street in Granville Village, shall remain a Union Cemetery in accordance with the provisions of Section 759.27, of the Ohio Revised Code.
Section II: Granville Village Council hereby agrees to continue to commit the necessary maintenance cost for the Union Cemetery operation for a period during which it will annually contribute such monies as are deemed necessary by a Union Cemetery Board of Trustees jointly appointed according to the provisions of Section 759.31 of the Ohio Revised Code, until those annual contributions from the Village equal $91,000,and;
Section III: The Granville Village Council hereby continues its agreement to operate the Old Colony Burying Ground as a Union Cemetery as defined and set forth in Section 759.27 through 759.43 of the Ohio Revised Code.
Section IV: Daniel Freytag be and hereby is appointed to a three (3) year term as a Union Cemetery Trustee, that term beginning June 1, 1998, and expiring May 31, 2001.
Section V: BE IT FURTHER NOTED, that the Union Cemetery Board is as follows with terms as indicated:
Member Term Expires Eric Jones May 31, 1999 Flo Hoffman May 31, 2000 Daniel Freytag May 31, 2001
Section VI: This resolution shall take effect and be in force immediately upon passage