Minutes of Helena Township Planning Commission
July 2, 2014
Meeting called to order by Gurr (7:01pm)
Opened with Pledge of Allegiance.
Roll Call: Present: Jim Swan Jim Gurr
Chris Dewald Bonnie Robbins
Bob Johnson Mike Robinson
Township officials present: Guy Molby
Approval of Agenda: Date error. Motion: Robbins, 2nd Swan. Carried
Statement of Conflict of Interest: None
Approval of Minutes: As submitted. Motion: Swan, 2nd Robbins. Carried
Public Comment: (0 in attendance) Molby has discussed ordinance language concerning violations with Supervisor Teague. Need language in ordinance to add fines or administration fees when applications are filed late.
Swan stated he is selling his home and moving. This may be his last meeting. May not be able to make the scheduled site plan review on July 14th. Johnson, Robinson and Gurr will represent planning commission at the meeting. Robbins will verify the time and notify those attending.
Communications: MTA meeting to be held in Gaylord. Gurr, Robbins, Molby, and Teague will attend training session about controversial land use requests and how the township might prepare for these requests.
Old Business: None
June 2014: Land Use 2 , Field Checks 8 , Attorney Contacts 0 , Public Contacts 12 , Zoning Violations 0
Copies of master plan distributed for review.
Robbins shared demographics presented at the Antrim County Housing Committee meeting concerning median income, house price and other info the committee used to determine target communities for housing improvement grant from the state.
Adjourn: Motion Johnson, 2nd Dewald. Carried
Helena Township Planning Commission Recording Secretary