RESOLUTION NO. 2013-36
A RESOLUTION TO DECLARE WITH THE GRANVILLE TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES THAT OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF THE UNION CEMETERY, UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 759.27 OF THE OHIO REVISED CODE, SHALL CONTINUE
WHEREAS, the Village of Granville 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, the Village of Granville owns and collaborates with Granville Township to maintain the Old Colony Burying Ground site, and;
WHEREAS, Granville Township owns and maintains Maple Grove and other township cemeteries, and;
WHEREAS, the Village of Granville 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 Village of Granville and Granville Township have determined that a Memorandum of Understanding was needed in order to outline each entities areas of responsibilities for the Old Colony Burying Ground.
NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved by the Village Council of Granville, Ohio, that:
Section I: The Old Colony Burying Ground located on the east side of South Main Street in the Village of Granville shall remain a Union Cemetery in accordance with the provisions of Section 759.27 of the Ohio Revised Code.
Section II: The Granville Village Council hereby accepts the Union Cemetery reports as submitted and joins with the Township to request a 2013 final operation report and a 2014 budget, which takes into account the reduced local government funds for both the Village and the Township.
Section III: The Granville Village Council hereby accepts the Old Colony Burying Ground Restoration and Maintenance Memorandum of Understanding, which is attached hereto as “Exhibit A.”
Section IV: This resolution shall take effect and be in force immediately upon passage.
Passed this 15th day of May, 2013.