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MEMBERS PRESENT MEMBERS ABSENT
Al Leonard, Vice Chairman
Also, present: Sheila Rizzo, Woody VanVolkenburg, and Linda Peters.
The meeting was called to order at 7:45PM, by Chairman Wiley.
#1MOVED: by Sally Childs, second by Al Leonard, to accept the March 27, 2000 meeting minutes with one correction to show Joni Andary absent for the meeting. Motion carried.
#2MOVED: by Joni Andary, second by Jodi Cornwell, to approve the April 24, 2000 meeting agenda. Motion carried.
Pastor Bywater was present at the meeting to have questions answered regarding property
he is looking into to build a new church. The property is approximately 5.34 acres east
of Country Club Drive and North of M-80. Pastor Bywater was asking for preliminary
approval to move forward with the purchase of the property. He is concerned that he may
not be able to build a church and doesn’t want to invest money in the property. Questions
were asked regarding height restrictions, the Commission were unable to answer why the
restriction is written in the Zoning Ordinance. Chairman Wiley requested a copy of the
airport flight plan, which will be available at the next meeting. Deputy Clerk Rizzo will
contact Fran Brink. The Commission requested that Woody and Pastor Bywater work
together on what will be needed to submit to the Commission.
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Construction Code Ordinance #11A was discussed regarding procedures for building
#3MOVED: by Jim Moore, second by Sally Childs, to recommend that the Township
Board repeal K.C.T. Ordinance #11 while transferring responsibility for the administration and enforcement of its building code to the County of Chippewa under the provisions of the State Construction Code Act of 1972, Act 230 of the Public Acts of 1972, as amended. Motion carried.
The Commission scheduled June 12, 2000 tentative date for Public Hearing.
Joni Andary volunteered to be assigned Secretary for the Commission since Sally Childs declined the position.
#4MOVED: by Sally Childs, second by Jodi Cornwell, to appoint Joni Andary Secretary for the Planning Commission. Motion carried.
Chief Deputy Clerk Rizzo updated Commission Members Zoning Ordinance books with
the recently adopted amendments.
The Commission received information about the volunteer dinner for township
Department of Agriculture – Right to Farm
Andrew Gable – Quarry Ordinance
The Commission discussed the letter received from Andrew Gable and agrees with their concerns regarding safety and dust.
Chairman Wiley informed the Members about training he recently attended on Avoiding Zoning Lawsuits. He stated that the class was very informative.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:45PM.
Sheila M Rizzo, Chief Deputy Clerk