RESOLUTION NO. 2012-39
A RESOLUTION TO MAKE APPOINTMENTS TO THE GRANVILLE TREE TRIMMING COMMITTEE
WHEREAS, the Village of Granville and Granville Township are interested in supporting the best tree trimming practices as performed by Asplundh Tree Service on behalf of the American Electric Power Company within the Village and the Township; and
WHEREAS, the Village of Granville and Granville Township understand the need to trim trees in order to maintain all power lines; and
WHEREAS, residents are concerned about tree trimming practices; and
WHEREAS, the Granville Village Council and Granville Township Trustees have established the Granville Tree Trimming Committee to complete a sidewalk/roadway survey, identify specific trees that could be removed or need special consideration, identify possible areas where power lines could be placed underground, improve communication to property owners regarding tree removal and to develop a memorandum of understanding between the Village of Granville, Granville Township, AEP, the PUCO and Asplundh that explicitly outlines future tree trimming practices.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the Village Granville, Ohio, that:
Section 1. The Granville Village Council hereby appoints to the Granville Tree Trimming Committee the following additional members:
Travis Binckley, Township Roads Superintendent Dan Bellman
Terry Hopkins, Village Service Director William Dorman
Don Hostetter, Tree & Landscape Chair David McCombs
Paul Jenks, Township Trustee Andrew Montz
Section 2: The Tree Trimming Committee shall be advisory only, and shall provide semi-annual reports to the Village Council and Township Trustees. The Committee’s term of appointment shall expire on April 15, 2013
Section 3: This resolution shall take effect and be in full force immediately upon passage.
Passed this 15th day of August, 2012.