April 26, 2012
The Bennington Township Planning Commission Meeting was held on April 26, 2012. Chair Russ Thomas called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm.
Members present: Russ Thomas, Bill Nash, Donna Ash, Frank Gregory, Dick Demerly, Rod Harmon and Bernie Scollan.
Moved by Frank Gregory to open the Public Hearing Review for the Bennington Township Master Plan 2011 Update as required by law. Seconded by Bill Nash. Motion carried.
Doug Piggott of Rowe Engineering presented the updated 2011 Bennington Township Master Plan – Draft 3/15/12. Jim Forsythe had several questions (mostly typographical errors) on the Master Plan Update 2011 - Draft 3/15/12. Doug Piggott acknowledged and answered Jim Forsythe’s questions and observations. Doug stated he would correct the errors pointed out by Jim Forsythe.
Moved by Donna Ash to approve the Bennington Township Master Plan Update 2011 and to adopt the Resolution of Adoption with changes and corrections as noted at the Public Hearing. Seconded by Rod Harmon. Motion carried.
Moved by Frank Gregory to close the Public Hearing Review of the 2011 Bennington Township Master Plan Update. Seconded by Bill Nash. Motion carried.
Moved by Bill Nash to approve the agenda. Seconded by Rod Harmon. Motion carried.
Moved by Dick Demerly to accept the March 29, 2012 minutes. Seconded by Frank Gregory. Motion carried.
Comments from the audience:
Eddie Louch of Crooked Tree Nursery updated the Board on his efforts for a Proposed Zoning Change. No action taken.
Frank Gregory moved to correct the minutes of the Bennington Township Planning Commission Meeting of March 29, 2012 stating ‘Dick Demerly abstained from voting and discussion’ in the matter of the Land Division Application by Schmidtfranz Family Trust. Seconded by Donna Ash. Motion carried.
The next Bennington Township Planning Commission meeting date will be on May 31, 2012.
Moved by Dick Demerly to adjourn the meeting at 8:10 PM. Seconded by Donna Ash. Motion carried.
Bill Nash, Secretary