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.
Present: Jim Gurr Laura Westerman
Joe Bassil Bonnie Robbins
Absent: Mike Robinson
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’s 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
Helena Township Planning Commission Recording Secretary