October 27, 2011
The Bennington Township Planning Commission Meeting was held on October 27, 2011. Chair Russ Thomas called the meeting to order at 7:04 pm.
Members present: Bill Nash, Dick Demerly, Bernie Scollan, Frank Gregory, Rod Harmon and Russ Thomas.
Moved by Bill Nash to approve agenda. Seconded by Rod Harmon. Motion carried.
Moved by Dick Demerly to accept the minutes from September 29, 2011. Seconded by Frank Gregory. Motion carried.
No comments from the audience.
Doug Piggott of Rowe Engineering will present to the board the initial 5 year Bennington Township Master Land Use Plan review/update at the November 17, 2011 Bennington Township Planning Commission meeting.
The Board received a copy of a letter from Mr. Les Thomas, National Flood Insurance Program Coordinator, to Ms. Catrina Covino, Federal Emergency Management Agency, concerning Bennington Township’s FEMA NFIP enrollment. All necessary papers and documents have been sent to FEMA and Bennington Township is now awaiting a response from FEMA. No action taken.
The Board discussed the proposed text amendments to the Surface Mining Regulations as proposed by the Shiawassee County Board of Commissioners. The Board feels more information is necessary to make an informed judgment. No action taken.
Moved by Bill Nash to participate in the process of updating the Hazard Mitigation Plans adapted by the Shiawassee County Board of Commissioners in 2007. Seconded by Dick Demerly. Motion carried.
Moved by Dick Demerly to approve the Bennington Township Land Division Application # 1489 of Onalee McNeil, 250 W. Grand River Rd., Owosso MI 48867, parent parcel 010-24-200-004. Total tract size is 55.968 acres, Section 24, T6N-R2E Bennington Township. Seconded by Rod Harmon. Motion carried.
The next Bennington Township Planning Commission meeting date will be on November 1517, 2011.
Moved by Dick Demerly to adjourn the meeting at 7:50 PM. Seconded by Russ Thomas. Motion carried.
Bill Nash, Secretary