Planning Commission Minutes 04 05 2018

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Minutes of Helena Township Planning Commission

April 05, 2018

Meeting called to order by Gurr at 7:05 p.m.

Opened with Pledge of Allegiance.

Roll Call: Present: Jim Gurr Bonnie Robbins

Laura Westerman Joe Bassil

Absent: Mike Robinson Ken Renaud

Township officials present: Guy Molby

Approval of Agenda: As presented. Motion: Robbins, 2nd Westerman. Carried

Statement of Conflict of Interest: None

Approval of Minutes: As presented Motion: Westerman, 2nd Robbins. Carried

Public Comment: 1 in attendance, None

Communications: Training session in Traverse City on May 16 concerning short term rentals. Discussion to cancel

the regular meeting of the planning commission and attend this session. Motion: Robbins, 2nd

Westerman. Carried.

Additional discussion that a meeting may still be needed for a special use permit. Molby will

discuss this with the applicant and let Robbins know when the meeting date is finalized.

Tip of the Mitt survey was discussed and will be completed as a group at the end of the meeting.

New Business: ZA Report: 4 LU; 7 FC; 0 AC; 10 PC; 0 ZV

Old Business: Correct 4.04.01.I to read as follows:

Property owners with a permanent residence in Helena Township may use recreational

vehicles or trailers may be used for camping purposes on a temporary basis, provided such

trailer or recreational vehicle is maintained in a sanitary, moveable, and legally registered

condition. Such vehicles cannot be used as a rental.

A definition of property owner or property ownership may be added to the definition section.

Discussion will continue on this point of discussion.

Review of points already addressed. Robbins will update list for each meeting.

Additional point to consider is review of use by right in Agricultural and Commercial Districts.

Public Comment: None

Adjourn: Motion Bassil, 2nd Robbins. Carried Meeting adjourned at 8:45 p.m.

Motion: Bassil, 2nd Westerman. Carried

Respectfully Submitted,

Bonnie Robbins, Helena Township Planning Commission Recording Secretary