RESOLUTION NO. 2016-54
A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE BRYN DU COMMISSION AND INVITING THE GRANVILLE RECREATION DISTRICT TO COLLABORATIVELY IDENTIFY OPPORTUNITIES TO ENHANCE UTILIZATION AT BRYN DU
WHEREAS, the Village of Granville has contracted with the Bryn Du Commission for the purpose of facilitating and managing the development and operation of Village property located at 537 Jones Road and known as “Bryn Du;” and
WHEREAS, the Village desires to see the facility utilized to the fullest extent for the enjoyment and betterment of the residents of the Village; and
WHEREAS, a collaborative discussion between the Bryn Du Commission and the Granville Recreation District to identify opportunities to enhance utilization and increase resident access to “Bryn Du” though additional jointly sponsored programs offered under a Memorandum of Understanding is desirable.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF GRANVILLE, OHIO:
Section 1: Those negotiations are time sensitive and that a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) shall be completed within six (6) months of the passage of this resolution. If a MOU cannot be completed within this timeframe, both parties shall report upon progress, outstanding issues and provide a proposal for an extension to the negotiation period. The Village may extend the negotiations or take other actions it views are in the best interest of the residents upon receiving the report of the ad-hoc committee.
Section 2: That the MOU, at a minimum, shall memorialize an agreement on the following issues:
· The cost to the Granville Recreation Dist4rict, if any, to offer new jointly sponsored programs for residents using Bryn Du facilities such as the Fieldhouse, Carriage House, Great Lawn, Mansion and Art Center,
· The feasibility, timeframe and cost, if any, to provide office space to the Granville Recreation District on the yet to be finished second floor, west wing of the Mansion,
· The opportunity and time blocks needed to support new jointly sponsored programs at the Bryn Du facility,
· The cost to the Granville Recreation District, if any, to operate currently offered programs for residents using Bryn Du facilities such as the Fieldhouse, Carriage House, Great Lawn, Mansion and Art Center.
Section 3: That the Village Council of Granville and the Granville Township Trustees are invited to select a minimum of one representative and a maximum of two representatives, who will be provided notices of meetings of the ad-hoc committee and have the right to attend, observe and participate in the meetings.
Section 4: That it is in the interest of the Village, residents, taxpayers and business community to maintain certain income producing elements of Bryn Du that these activities relieve the burden upon the taxpayers to maintain and improve the facility and also generate other economic activity within the community.
Section 5: This Resolution shall take effect and be in full force from and after the earliest time permitted by law.
Passed this 7th day of December, 2016.