Planning Commission Minutes – December 12, 2011 (Special Meeting)


Minutes of Helena Township Planning Commission

December 12, 2011


Meeting called to order by Swan at 7:00 p.m.


Roll Call:                      Present:            Jim Swan                Jim Gurr

Chris Dewald           Bob Johnson


Absent:             Mike Robinson        Rodger Dewey

Bonnie Robbins

Township officials present:                    Guy Molby

New Business:             Discussion of Stormwater Ordinance language presented at December 8, 2011 Township Board meeting. Townships in Antrim County are being asked to adopt the ordinance which the Soil and Erosion Officer for Antrim County will enforce. Planning Commission members discussed fact of having just received the ordinance and have not had time to study the material. Concerns on fine costs being excessive. Decision to not adopt this ordinance without more review.

                                    Zoning ordinance public hearing will proceed as planned at the regular meeting.


Adjourn: Motion Johnson, 2nd Dewald. Carried (4,0)


Respectfully Submitted,

Bonnie Robbins

Helena Township Planning Commission Recording Secretary