Planning Commission Minutes November 4, 2020

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Minutes of Helena Township Planning Commission

November 5, 2020

Meeting called to order by Gurr at 3:08 P.M.

Opened with Pledge of Allegiance.

Roll Call:

            Present:            Jim Gurr                        Laura Westerman          

                                    Joe Bassil                   Bonnie Robbins                       

                                    Gordy Schafer             

                Absent:             Mike Robinson 

                                    Sue Moglovkin

Township officials present: Bob Logee

Approval of Agenda:   Move New Business up on agenda. Motion: Bassil, 2nd Schafer. Carried

Statement of Conflict of Interest:          None

Approval of Minutes: October 8, 2020 As submitted. Motion: Schafer, 2nd Bassil. Carried.

Public Comment:         None (2)

Communications:         Robbins discussed the County‚Äôs request for Farm Land Preservation and Open Space member to join County group.

 New Business:             Octoberr 2020: LU 7, FC 6, AC 0, PC 10, ZV 1

                                    Discussion with Logee, Fred Campbell and Kurt Grubner on development of property in the Commercial District. The old car wash building will be renovated to mixed commercial use. Apartment access will be upgraded to meet code. Area on east end may become retail. Additional storage buildings are planned for the lot south of the existing car wash building. It was determined thru finding of fact the proposed uses fall within the parameters of the ordinance and Logee will issue the Land Use Permit. A waiver was approved on the requirement of AC Road Commission and other agencies approve ingress and egress during the application. An existing drive will be utilized by this development. Motion to approve: Schafer, 2nd Robbins. All voting yes.

Old Business:              Gurr reported the ordinance language change was approved by the Antrim County Planning Commission.

Public Comment:        None

Adjourn: 4:55 pm Motion Robbins, 2nd  Schafer. Carried

Respectfully Submitted,

Bonnie Robbins

 

 

Helena Township Planning Commission Recording Secretary