June 23, 2011
The Bennington Township Planning Commission Meeting was held on June 23, 2011. Chair Rod Harmon called the meeting to order at 7:04 pm.
Members present: Bill Nash, Bernie Scollan, Dick Demerly, Rod Harmon, Donna Ash, Frank Gregory and Russ Thomas.
Moved by Russ Thomas to approve agenda. Seconded by Frank Gregory. Motion carried.
Moved by Russ Thomas to accept the minutes from May 26, 2011. Seconded by Dick Demerly. Motion carried.
Comments from the audience.
Doug Piggott spoke to the Board on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) proposed Flood Insurance. Bennington Township will have to approve a Flood Plain Ordinance to qualify for FEMA’s low cost flood insurance rates for residents who live in FEMA’s identified Special Flood Hazard Areas (SFHAs). Doug will check on some questions the Board had and will keep the Board updated.
The Board discussed the Special Land Use and Site Plan Application request for a Wireless Communication Facility from Cellere, LLC Agent on behalf of Verizon Wireless, Application Number – PSUP-OZ. The Facility will be at 2625 W. M-21, Owosso, MI - Tax ID 78-010-27-300-001, Section 27 Bennington Township. The Shiawassee County Planning Commission will met on Wednesday evening, June 29, 2011 at 7:00 pm at the Surbeck Building. No action taken.
Dick Demerly nominated Russ Thomas for President/Chair of the Bennington Township Planning Commission. Seconded by Donna Ash. Motion carried.
The next Bennington Township Planning Commission meeting date will be on July 28, 2011.
Moved by Dick Demerly to adjourn the meeting at 8:20 PM. Seconded by Frank Gregory. Motion carried.
Bill Nash, Secretary