Read more about the article Village OKs contracts with police, DPW workers
From left: Granville Village Board members Lisa Ackert and Dean Hyatt, Mayor Paul Labas and board members Gordon Smith (on tablet) and Dan Brown.

Village OKs contracts with police, DPW workers

The Granville Village Board approved new contracts with the village police force and the public works department following a 25-minute executive session on May 2. “We finally got this thing…

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Police add part-time transport matron

The Granville police department has hired a part-time uncertified corrections officer for special circumstances. Chelsea Little was unanimously approved by the Village Board on April 4 to serve in the…

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Read more about the article Vehicle-charging units coming to Granville
A model of the electrical vehicle charging units by Greenspot coming to the village of Granville.

Vehicle-charging units coming to Granville

Four electric vehicle-charging units will be installed at two parking lots within the village of Granville. The Granville Village Board approved a proposal from Greenspot that village clerk Rick Roberts…

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Read more about the article Village budget has 0 tax increases
Granville Village Board members Lisa Ackert and Dean Hyatt, mayor Paul Labas, board members Gordon Smith (via FaceTime on iPad) and Dan Brown.

Village budget has 0 tax increases

For perhaps the first time in half a century, the Granville Village Board approved a 2022-23 budget with no tax increase whatsoever, a feat described as “amazing” by resident John…

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Read more about the article Zoning change for daycare center prompts debate
A picture of the village tax map shows the parcels of 117.5-1-2 through 117.5-1-4 off of Slate Valley Drive and North Street. The parcels in question have been approved to be designated as neighborhood-business.

Zoning change for daycare center prompts debate

With Mayor Paul Labas abstaining, the Granville Village Board voted 4-0 on March 7 to change the zoning designation on three residential parcels on Slate Valley Drive to neighborhood-business acceptable…

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Read more about the article Granville still can’t find police officers
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Granville still can’t find police officers

Mayor Paul Labas and Police Chief Ernest Bassett Jr. said at a Granville Village Board meeting Monday night that they’ve had no success in hiring full-time police officers to fill…

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Read more about the article Village budget holds no tax hike
Photo Courtesy of villageofgranvilleny.com A banner in the Village of Granville.

Village budget holds no tax hike

The village of Granville is poised to accomplish a feat that hasn’t been achieved in more than two decades: a budget with no tax increase. “This budget that you see…

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Read more about the article Police, village agree on new CBA
A Granville police department patrol vehicle.

Police, village agree on new CBA

A new collective bargaining agreement has been reached by the village of Granville and its police officers, who will receive raises retroactive to last June, when the former contract expired.…

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Read more about the article Labas, Bassett: No cops available to hire
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Labas, Bassett: No cops available to hire

Mayor Paul Labas and police chief Ernie Bassett Jr. agreed at a Granville Village Board meeting on Jan. 3 that, as Labas put it, “there are no officers out there for…

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Read more about the article Village to allow cannabis, town won’t
Left to right: Granville Village Board members Lisa Ackert and Dean Hyatt, Mayor Paul Labas, board members Gordon Smith and Dan Brown.

Village to allow cannabis, town won’t

The village of Granville is going to allow cannabis dispensaries and on-site consumption establishments while the town of Granville opted out on Oct. 21. After three public hearings, the Village…

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