Planning Commission Minutes 3 01 2018

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Minutes of Helena Township Planning Commission

March 01, 2018

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

Opened with Pledge of Allegiance.

Roll Call: Present: Jim Gurr Laura Westerman

Joe Bassil Bonnie Robbins

Absent: Ken Renaud Mike Robinson, one opening for member

Township officials present: Guy Molby

Approval of Agenda: Add Officer Election under New Business Motion: Robbins, 2nd Bassil. Carried

Statement of Conflict of Interest: None

Approval of Minutes: March 01, 2018 As presented. Motion: Bassil, 2nd Westerman. Carried.

Public Comment: 0 in attendance

Communications: Discussion of Michigan Townships Association monthly magazine. Members

encouraged to go to website and sign up for this resource.

New Business: Feb 2018 LU 1; FC 6; AC 0; PC 7; ZV 0

Molby stated we may have a zoning board of appeals request. He is waiting on


Old Business: Review of zoning ordinance points of discussion.

Boat House: Structure not allowed in front yard set back. No living quarters allowed in existing


2nd Residence: Accessory building and structures allow for extra living quarters. No need for

additional language at this time.

Additional topics tabled for future meetings.

Public Comment: None

Adjourn: Motion Bassil, 2nd Westerman. Carried

Respectfully Submitted,

Bonnie Robbins

Helena Township Planning Commission Recording Secretary