Planning Commission Minutes – October 03, 2012

Minutes of Helena Township Planning Commission

October 03, 2012


Meeting called to order by Swan at 7:08 p.m.

Opened with Pledge of Allegiance.

Roll Call:                     Present:           Jim Swan               Jim Gurr

Bob Johnson           Bonnie Robbins

Chris Dewald

Absent:             Mike Robinson        Roger Dewey

Township officials present:                    Guy Molby


Approval of Agenda: Motion Robbins, 2nd Dewald. Approved (5,0)

Statement of Conflict of Interest:       None.

Approval of Minutes: September 5, 2012  As submitted.   Motion: Swan, 2nd Gurr. Carried (4,0)   Robbins abstain.


Public Comment:        Molby reported November meeting will have wind energy special use permit.


Communication:          Discussion of boat storage in commercial district and need for Molby to check for deed restriction on property.

                                    Forest Home notification they will be reviewing their Master Plan language.


New Business:            ZA report 4 land use, 15 field checks, 0attorney contact, _14 other public contacts, _0_violations


Old Business:              Discussion of need to review accessory uses for existing businesses and if the procedure for approving uses.

                                    Add outside boat storage in commercial zone to October agenda.


Public Comment:        None

Adjourn:                      Motion: Johnson, 2nd Dewald. Carried (5,0)


Respectfully Submitted,

Bonnie Robbins

Helena Township Planning Commission Recording Secretary