WHEREAS, the quality of urban life is enhanced by the proper management of the urban forest resource; and
WHEREAS, The Village of Granville recognizes the importance of providing tree and shrub related benefits to its citizens; and
WHEREAS, funding for the purchase, installation and care of trees and other urban vegetation is available through the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry.
NOWS THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF GRANVILLE, OHIO, that:
Section I: The Village Manager is hereby authorized to apply for and, if awarded, enter into agreement with the Department to administer a grant to implement said program, and that Joe Hickman is authorized to sign said agreement.
Section II: The Village of Granville hereby requests the Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry, to consider and fund its application project. Section III: It is found and determined that all formal actions of this Council concerning and relating to the adoption of this resolution were adopted in an open meeting of this Village Council, and that all deliberations of this Village Council and of any of its committees that resulted in such formal action, were in meetings open to the public in compliance with all legal requirements including Section 121.22 of the Ohio Revised Code.