Issue 31 Protects and Preserves the Green Space In the Face of the City’s Failure to Follow It’s Own Code and Guidelines
Issue 31 is a direct response to the City's failures to follow its own codified ordinances, rules, and policies. One such example is the City's April 2017 approval of the third application for a lot split at 1000 Elmwood Avenue after 2 prior unsuccessful attempts (in 2011 and 2016) and after the applicants increased their threats... Continue Reading →
The City’s 2011 and 2016 Staff Report Which Outlined Its Opposition Was Disregarded When the City Approved the 1000 Elmwood Lot Split On the Third Try
ISSUE 31 YARD SIGNS ARE HERE!
To get an awesome yard sign, email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like the Residents for a Greener Grandview to put a sign in your yard, simply provide your address and we will get it there! If you prefer to pick one up, say so and we'll provide you with instructions on how to do that.... Continue Reading →
VOTE “YES” ON ISSUE 31 ON NOVEMBER 6, 2018
Issue 31 is a resident-led initiative to strengthen zoning requirements for the "Green Space" along Goodale Boulevard. This area was first labeled the "Green Space" by the City in 1989 with zoning protections and setbacks for privately owned, residential property due to the area's uniqueness and in recognition of its significance and importance to our... Continue Reading →
November 6, 2018 Sample Election Ballots
The Franklin County Board of Elections has made the Grandview Heights' Sample Ballots available on its web site. Attached is the Sample Ballot for Congressional District 3. If you don't know which District you are in, look up your sample ballot on the Franklin County Board of Elections' web site. Gather information about the candidates... Continue Reading →
Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted Breaks Tie Vote in Favor of Proposed Green Space Ordinance
In a Decision issued on September 12, 2018, Secretary Husted broke the Board of Elections' tie vote in favor of putting the Proposed Ordinance on the November 2018 ballot. In doing so, the Secretary flatly rejected the City's Protest. Noting that the City failed to support its position with any detail or substance, the Secretary... Continue Reading →
Response to Public Records Request Reveals New Documents Relating to BZA Aesthetic Review Of 980 Elmwood Plans
In response to a Public Records Request, the City of Grandview Heights recently provided information and documents relating to the proposed house at 980 Elmwood Avenue. Among the documents produced by the City was a packet of documents containing computer-generated renderings (pictured above) which show how the proposed house will look on the site from 4 different... Continue Reading →
Make Your Voice Heard Today By Telling City Leaders To Put The Proposed Green Space Ordinance On The November Ballot!
Residents for and against the Proposed Ordinance should be able to agree that residents, not City leaders, should decide whether the Proposed Ordinance becomes law or not. City leaders are not being driven by the community as a whole, but by a handful of residents threatening to sue. And, City leaders are using public funds to... Continue Reading →
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