The Bennington Township Planning Commission Meeting was held on March 26, 2009.
President Robert Schoch called the meeting to order at 7:03 pm.
Members present: Bernie Scollan, Bill Nash, Robert Schoch, Dick Demerly, Donna Ash, Al Dutcher and Rod Harmon.
Moved by Donna Ash to approve meeting agenda. Seconded by Bill Nash. Motion carried.
Moved by Donna Ash to accept Minutes of February 26, 2009. Seconded by Robert Schoch. Motion carried.
Comments from the audience:
Wayne Johnson, of Bennington Township, expressed his concern about water usage by the proposed Business/Nursery at 2881 W. Bennington road. He is concerned that the additional use of water by the proposed Business/Nursery would have a negative impact on his home water well.
The Bennington Township Planning Commission Board was presented a Special Land Use Application/Site Plan Review for Open Air Business – Nursery (to be operated at 2881 W. Bennington Road, Southeast corner of Bennington Rd. & M-52, Section 10 Bennington Township). The Board voiced concerns about the Application by Eddie Louch, of 9030 W. LakePoint Drive, Laingsburg, MI 48848. Property address 2881 W. Bennington Rd., Property #010-10-100-001-01. The site plan review board should address the concerns as stated in the Memorandum attached to the Application, proposed parking spaces (greater than 10 is subject to Shiawassee Zoning ordnance 14.3.3 – is a major site review). Water usage, driveways and clarification of #4-E of memorandum are also concerns of the board. Action will be taken after Site Plan Review by Shiawassee County Site Plan Review Board.
Moved by Dick Demerly to change the next Bennington Township Planning Commission Meeting to April 23, 2009 to comply with the 50-day review policy. Seconded Al Dutcher. Motion carried.
Moved by Bill Nash to adjourn the meeting at 8:55 PM. Seconded by Donna Ash. Motion carried.
Bill Nash, Secretary