Planning Commission Minutes – April 25 2013 (Special Meeting)

Minutes of Helena Township Planning Commission

April 25 2013



Meeting called to order by Swan at 7:10 p.m.

Opened with Pledge of Allegiance.

Roll Call:                      Present:            Bob Johnson          Jim Gurr

Chris Dewald           Bonnie Robbins

Mike Robinson        Jim Swan

Absent:             Rodger Dewey

Township officials present:                    Guy Molby


Statement of Conflict of Interest:          None

Approval of Agenda: Motion: Robbins, 2nd Gurr. Carried

Approval of Minutes: As submitted. Motion: Gurr, 2nd Dewald. Carried

Public Comment: None

Communications:        None

New Business:             Special Use Permit: Food establishment in Village

                                    26 letters sent, 5 returned. 4 yes, 1 no comment.

                                    Discussion of what business will involve. Food service will be walk up / hotdog & snack items. Approved by Health and Building Departments, along with other applicable permits or requirements. Business will be seasonal.

Finding of Fact referencing section 6.03.01 of the Helena Township Zoning Ordinance. Application meets all applicable conditions.

Motion by Dewald: Recommend approval of Township Board subject to required permits. Support by Swan. Vote (5 yes, Robbins (Township Trustee) withheld vote)

Motion carried.

Old Business:              None

Public Comment:         None

Adjourn: Motion Dewald, 2nd Robbins. Carried 7:30 p.m.


Respectfully Submitted,

Bonnie Robbins

Helena Township Planning Commission Recording Secretary