Stolen Signs a Safety Concern for Town

John Tanner is missing some signs and it’s got him concerned.
The town superintendent of highways told the Granville Town Board on Sept. 9 the recent rash of street sign thefts has him bothered and just a little hot under the collar.  
While the problem is not a new one, Tanner said, it is an issue that needs to be addressed from time to time to remind people why they shouldn’t do it.
“It’s on-going; every year we lose a few when kids head back for school or in May when they come back we lose a few, but boy it seems bad this year,” Tanner said last Friday. While the reasons for street sign thefts vary from dorm rooms to camp decorations or souvenirs, it is a costly problem for the town.

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Town tax increase spurs board debate

 

Board splits on 2.1 percent increase

The Granville Town Board has agreed on a tentative budget that contains a 2.1 percent tax increase, something one member said the people can’t afford.

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Water Rates to Climb

North Granville water rates to double

Costs associated with operation of the North Granville water district have led officials to enact steep rate hikes for users outside of the district.

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