Ordinances and Resolutions

Ordinances Proposed and Passed 2017

 

A proposed Ordinance will not be numbered. All passed Ordinances will have an Ordinance number and a date of passage.


 

Ordinance 2017-01

2017 Budget

Passed This 6th Day of February, 2017


 

Ordinance 2017-02

Approval of Changes to the 2017 Budget

Passed This 6th Day of March, 2017


 

Ordinance 2017-03

Approval of Changes to the 2017 Budget

Passed This 13th Day of March, 2017


 

Ordinance 2017-04

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ORDINANCE 2006-05, SECTION 3, AN ORDINANCE SETTING THE WAGES AND BENEFITS FOR VILLAGE EMPLOYEES

WHEREAS, it is necessary to update the Village of Gambier’s Wage and Benefits Schedule.

NOW, THEREFORE; BE IT ORDAINED: by the Council of the Village of Gambier, Ohio.

SECTION 3 SHALL READ:

In the appropriate place the following shall read:

…All full-time hourly employees who were actively scheduled and working on January 1, 2017 shall receive a 3% (three percent) increase to the base rate paid to them…

….The Fiscal Officer shall receive a 3% (three percent) increase…

…The Village Administrator shall receive a 1½% (one and one-half percent) increase…

This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by law.

Passed This 3rd Day of April, 2017


 

Ordinance 2017-05

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ORDINANCE 2012-06, SECTION 9J AN ORDINANCE TO REGULATE PARKING WITHIN THE VILLAGE OF GAMBIER, OHIO AND PROVIDE PENALTY THEREFORE, AND A REPEALER

WHEREAS, The Village of Gambier Council has decided to designate additional parking spaces for the Campus Auto;

THEREFORE; BE IT ORDAINED:

At the appropriate place within Ordinance 2012-06, Section 9J the following shall be added to read:

8 parking spaces will be designated to the Gas Station at 100 West Brooklyn Street. These spaces will be the first 8 parking spaces west of Chase Avenue. These parking spaces will be posted Permit Parking Only – Gas Station.

EFFECTIVE DATE

This Ordinance shall be in effect and be in full force at the earliest date permitted by law.

Passed This 3rd Day of April, 2017


 

Ordinance 2017-06

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION lA, OF ORDINANCE 2013-11 ESTABLISHING RATES, CHARGES AND RULES FOR THE USE AND SERVICE OF THE MUNICIPAL WATER SYSTEM OF THE VILLAGE OF GAMBIER, KNOX COUNTY, OHIO

WHEREAS, the Council of the Village of Gambier has determined it is necessary to revise Ordinance 2013-11 Section l A, Metered Charges, upon recommendation of the Streets and Utilities Committee, now therefore;

BE IT ORDAINED THAT: SECTION 9: USER CHARGES
At the appropriate place within Ordinance 2013-11 the following shall be changed to read:

Effective with the billing period starting on or about May 15, 2017, the rate shall be
$12.38/1,000gallons of water. This is a 60% increase due to an increase by the supplier of water to the Village of Gambie r.

REPEALER:

Simultaneously with the passage of the Ordinance, thjs Ordinance shall amend or repeal any and all Ordinances or sections of Ordinances that shall conflict with the modifications as above stated.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval by the Mayor, or at the earliest period allowable by law.

Passed This 1ST Day of May, 2017


 

Ordinance 2017-07

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 9, USER CHARGES, OF ORDINANCE 2012-07

WHEREAS, the Council of the Village of Gambier has determined it is necessary to revise Ordinance 2012-07 Section 9, User Charges. upon recommendation of the Streets and Utilities Committee, now therefore;

BE IT ORDAINED THAT: SECTION 9: USER CHARGES

At the appropriate place with.in Ordinance 2012-07 the following shall be changed to read:

Effective with the billing period starting on or about May 15, 2017, the base rate for sanitary sewer in Gambier shall be $11.09/1,000 gallons. This is a 3% increase from last year.

REPEALER:

Simultaneously with the passage of the Ordinance, th.is Ordinance shall amend or repeal any and all Ordinances or sections of Ordinances that shall conflict with the modifications as above stated.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval by the Mayor, or at the earliest period allowable by law.

Passed This 1st Day of May, 2017


 

Ordinance 2017-08

AN ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH A 25 MPH SPEED LIMIT IN THE VILLAGE OF GAMBIER CORPORATION LIMITS FOR THE SAFETY OF THE COMMUNITY INSIDE THE VlLLAGE OF GAMBIER, OHIO

WHEREAS, the Council for the Village of Gambier has determined it necessary for the safety of the Village of Gambier Community, upon the recommendation of the Streets and Utilities Committee;

WHEREAS, the Council has determin ed this Ordinance is in the best interest of the Village·s residents, to reduce the speed limit to 25 mph on State Route 308 (Chase Avenue) from Kokosing Drive north to the Village Corporation Limits

NOW THERFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Village Council of Gambie r, Ohio, as follows:

SECTION 1:
The speed limit in the Village of Gambier Corporation Limits will be posted 25 mph starting at the intersection of SR 308 (Chase Avenue) and Kokosing Drive north to the corporation limits.

All prior Ordinances which conflict with the provisions of this Ordinance are hereby repeaJed to the extent that they are in conflict here with.

This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force immediately upon its passage.

Passed this 5th day of June, 2017


 

Ordinance 2017-09

AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING SHARED LANES FOR BICYCLES AND AUTOMOBILES IN THE VILLAGE OF GAMBIER FOR THE SAFETY OF THE COMMUNITY WITHIN THE VILLAGE OF GAMBIER CORPORATION LIMITS

WHEREAS, the Council for the Village of Gambier has determined it necessary for the safety of the Village of Gambier Community, upon the recommendation of the Streets and Utilities Committee;

WHEREAS, the Council has determined this Ordinance is in the best interest of the Village’s residents, to establish shared lanes (or sharrows) for bicycles and automobi les within the Village of Gambier , Ohio.

NOW THERFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Village Council of Gambier , Ohio, as follows:

SECTION 1:
Shared Lanes (or sharrows) wilJ be indicated by painted pavement markings to direct bicyclists and motorists how to safely share narrow travel lanes.

All prior Ordinances which conflict with the provisions of this Ordinance are hereby repeaJed to the extent that they are in conflict herewith.

This Ordinance shaJI take effect and be in force immediately upon its passage.

Passed this 5th day of June, 2017


 

Ordinance 2017-10

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 2012-06 SECTION 9: C-1,C-7,F-1 AND H-29 AN ORDINANCE TO REGULATE PARKING WITHIN THE VILLAGE OF GAMBIER, OHIO AND PROVIDE PENALTY

WHEREAS, the Village of Gambier Streets and Utilities Comnuttee has determined that it is necessary for the health and safety of the community to change the following sections of Ordinance 2012-06 and

WHEREAS, the Village Council declares this to be an emergency, and

NOW, THEREFORE; be it ordained by the Council of the Village of Gambie r, Knox County, Ohio as follows:

SECTION 9:

1n the appropriate place within the ordinance the following shall read:

C. No person shall stand or park a vehicle for a period to exceed two (2) hours per day in the following areas:

1. Gaskin Avenue from Wiggin Street north to East Brooklyn Street………..
7. South side of East Brooklyn Street from the intersection of Gaskin Avenue to Center Run.. .. .. … .. .

F. No person shall stand or park a vehicle between the hours of 8 AM to 4 PM in the following areas:

1. The loading zone for the Village Market on the south side of West Brooklyn Street, from the intersection of Chase Avenue to the alley heh.ind the Village Market. After 4 pm vehic les may park in the marked loading zone of the Village Market. This is a one (1) hour parking zone after 4 PM.

H. No person shall stand or park a motor vehicle at any time in the following areas:

29.Cbester Lane (East and West sides) from East Wiggin St. to East Brooklyn St.

Passed This 7th Day of August, 2017


 

Ordinance 2017-11


 

Ordinance 2017-12


 

Ordinance 2017-__

AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING CHILDREN AT PLAY ZONES WITHIN THE CORPORATION LIMITS OF THE VILLAGE OF GAMBIER, OHIO

WHEREAS, the Streets and Utilities Committee has recommended to the Village Council that it would be in the best interest of safety to establish children at play zones within the corporation limits of the Village of Gambier, Knox County, Ohio, and

NOW, THEREFORE; be it ordained by the Council of the Village of Gambier, Knox County, Ohio that three children at play zones be established as follows:

SECTION 1:
Children at Play zone one shall be established in the school zone on East Wiggin Street.
Signs shall be installed on both sides of East Wiggin Street to indicate the zone.

SECTION 2:
Children at Play zone two shall be established in the school zone on East Brooklyn Street.
Signs shall be installed on both sides of East Brooklyn Street.

SECTION 3:
Children at Play zone three shall be established on Meadow Lane the full length of the Gambier Childcare property. Signs shall be installed on both sides of Meadow Lane at the property line of the Gambier Childcare Center.

EFFECTIVE DATE: this Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval by the Village Council, or at the earliest period allowable by law.

Passed this ___ day of ______, 2017


 

Ordinance 2017-__

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 2003-05 TO CHANGE THE INTERSECTION OF WEST BROOKLYN STREET AND WARD STREET TO A FOUR WAY STOP

WHEREAS, the Village Streets and Utilities Committee recommended to Village Council that it would be in the best interest of safety to change the intersection of West Brooklyn Street and Ward Street to a four way stop; and

WHEREAS, Section 2-A shall be added to Ordinance 2003-05,

NOW, THEREFORE; be it ordained by the Council of the Village of Gambier, Knox County, Ohio that Section 2-A shall be added to Ordinance 2003-05 and shall read as follows:

SECTION 2-A:
Where two or more through streets intersect and no traffic control signal or traffic light is in operation, stop signs shall be erected at one or more entrances thereto. Two stop signs shall be erected on Ward Street on both the north side and south side of West Brooklyn Street making this intersection a 4-way stop.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval by the Village Council, or at the earliest period allowable by law.

Passed this __ day of ______, 2017


 

Ordinance 2017-__

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 2003-05 TO CHANGE THE INTERSECTION OF EAST WOODSIDE DRIVE AND ALLEN DRIVE TO A 3 WAY STOP

WHEREAS, the Village Streets and Utilities Committee recommended to Village Council that it would be in the best interest of safety to change the intersection of East Woodside Drive and Allen Drive to a 3 way stop; and

WHEREAS, Section 2-B shall be added to Ordinance 2003-05,

NOW, THEREFORE; be it ordained by the Council of the Village of Gambier, Knox County, Ohio that Section 2-B shall be added to Ordinance 2003-05 and shall read as follows:

SECTION 2-B:
Where two or more through streets intersect and no traffic control signal or traffic light is in operation, stop signs shall be erected at one or more entrances thereto. Two stop signs shall be erected on East Woodside Drive on both the east side and west side of Allen Drive making this intersection a 3-way stop.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval by the Village Council, or at the earliest period allowable by law.

Passed this __ day of __________, 2017


 

Ordinance 2017-__

AN ORDINANCE TO PERMIT AND REGULATE THE OPERATION OF FOOD TRUCKS WITHIN THE VILLAGE

WHEREAS, the Village of Gambier desires to permit and regulate the operation of food trucks in the Village;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, by the Council of the Village of Gambier, Ohio:

Food trucks shall be permitted in the Village in accordance with the following terms and conditions:

1. Application. Food truck operators must enter into an agreement with the Village to conduct food truck business in the Village. The agreement, which shall be in a form prescribed by the Village, shall span a term of no more than one week at a time. Food truck operators must complete an agreement for each week the operator conducts business in the Village and the food truck may operate a maximum of two days per week under the agreement. Proof of insurance and county health department certification must be provided with submission of the agreement. Only drivable food trucks shall be permitted, no trailer or cart-style food serving vehicles. A fee of $75.00 is due to the Village at the time of application. The application shall be submitted to the Village Administrator.

2. Areas of Operation. Food trucks may operate only in the following locations and at the following times: (a) Chase Avenue (East side of the road) from Wiggin Street to Brooklyn Street by Middle Path from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.; (b) West Brooklyn Street (South Side of the road) from Chase Avenue to Ward Street from 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.; (c) Gaskin Avenue (East side of the road) from East Brooklyn Street north to Milnor Lane from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. If parking on a Village street in any of these approved areas, the food truck operator shall occupy no more than two spaces.

3. Schedule. Only one food truck may operate at a time in the Village on Monday through Thursday. Two food trucks may operate at a time in the Village on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Provided the application is complete and approved by the Village Administrator, the first food truck operator to apply for a given time period will have first right to operate on a given day or at a given time.

4. Services. The Village shall not provide water or electric, such services, if necessary to the food truck, must be self-contained. Electric may be available on Middle Path. The operator must contact Kenyon College regarding the use of the electric. The food truck operator must provide trash collection containers for customers and all trash, whether of the food truck operator or of the food truck operator’s customers, must be removed by the operator at the time the food truck is closed for business.

5. Private Property. Food trucks operating on private property within the Village shall not require an application and shall not be subject to the restrictions set forth within Sections 1 through 4 of this ordinance. Any food truck operating on private property must, however, be parked at least 200 feet from any public way or public property. The food truck operator and the property owner upon which the food truck operates must comply with the Village’s rules, including the Village’s Good Neighbor Standards.

6. Taxes. All food truck operators shall comply with applicable Gambier income tax rules.
This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period permitted by law.

Passed This ___ Day of _______, 2017


 


 


 


 


 

Resolutions Passed 2017


 

Resolution 2017-01

A RESOLUTION TO SET REGULAR MEETING DATES AND TO PROVIDE NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETINGS

Passed This 3rd Day of January, 2017


 

Resolution 2017-02

A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING MEMBERSHIP IN THE KNOX COUNTY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION

Passed This 3rd Day of January, 2017


 

Resolution 2017-03

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE VILLAGE OF GAMBIER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE STATE OF OHIO COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM

Passed This 3rd Day of January, 2017


 

Resolution 2017-04

A RESOLUTION DESIGNATING OHIO’S FIRST U.S. AND STATE BIKE ROUTE

Passed This 6th Day of February, 2017


 

Resolution 2017-05

A RESOLUTION TO TEMPORARILY CHANGE THE PARKING ON WEST BROOKLYN STREET BETWEEN CHASE AVENUE AND WARD STREET TO ALL 2 HOUR PARKING UNTIL GAS STATION REOPENS

Passed This 6th Day of February, 2017


 

Resolution 2017-06

RESOLUTION TO NAME THE VILLAGE PARK AT THE INTERSECTION OF STATE ROUTE 229 AND DUFF STREET, IN THE VILLAGE OF GAMBIER, OHIO.

<Passed This 6th Day of March, 2017


 

Resolution 2017-07

RESOLUTION STRONGLY OPPOSING THE STATE OF OHIO GOVERNOR’S PROPOSED 2017-2018 BUDGET, WHICH PROPOSES CENTRALIZED COLLECTION OF NET PROFIT TAX RETURNS AND OTHER PROVISIONS RELATED TO THE LOSS OF REVENUE NEEDED TO SUPPORT THE HEALTH, SAFETY, WELFARE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS OF OHIO MUNICIPALITIES, AND DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.

Passed This 6th Day of March, 2017


 

Resolution 2017-08

RESOLUTION OF A NOTICE OF INTENT TO AUTHORIZE THE VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH REPUBLIC SERVICES FOR CURBSIDE GARBAGE COLLECTION AT ALL RESIDENCES WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE VILLAGE OF GAMBIER, OHIO. RESIDENCES DO NOT INCLUDE KENYON COLLEGE DORMITORY BUILDINGS, KENYON COLLEGE OWNED APRARTMENT COMPLEX OR COLLEGE FRATERNITY HOUSES.

Passed This 6th Day of March, 2017


 

Resolution 2017-09

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PARTICIPATION IN THE ODOT WINTER CONTRACT FOR ROAD SALT.

Passed This 3rd Day of April, 2017


 

Resolution 2017-10

RESOLUTION OF NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD AND EXECUTE CONTRACTS TO AUTHORIZE THE VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR TO ENTER INTO AGREEMENT WITH WORKMAN INDUSTRIAL SERVICES, INC. FOR REPLACEMENT OF THE INFLUENT BAR SCREEN AT THE GAMBIER WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT.

Passed This 2nd of October, 2017