July 26, 2012
The Bennington Township Planning Commission Meeting was held on July 26, 2012. Chair Russ Thomas called the meeting to order at 6:58 pm.
Members present: Russ Thomas, Bill Nash, Donna Ash, Frank Gregory, Bernie Scollan, Rod Harmon and Dick Demerly.
Moved by Donna Ash to approve the agenda as printed. Seconded by Dick Demerly. Motion carried.
Moved by Frank Gregory to accept the June 21, 2012 minutes as amended. Seconded by Dick Demerly. Motion carried.
No comments from the audience:
The Board discussed the updated 2011 Bennington Township Master Plan Update and the changes recommended by Jim Forsythe. Donna will forward to Doug Piggott the final recommended changes to the Bennington Township Master Plan Update. No action taken.
The Board discussed the Proposed Text Amendments to the 1999 Shiawassee County Zoning Ordinance, Article 5 Section 5.3.1 (Accessory Buildings and Structures) as approved by the Board of Commissioners this past March 2012 (#12-03-02). The Board also discussed the Proposed Text Amendments to Article 5 Section 5.3.2 (Accessory uses of Open Outdoor Storage) and Article 4 Section 4.3.76 (Wind Energy Conversion Systems). No action taken.
The Board discussed the Township Land Division Ordinance as proposed by the County. No action taken
The next Bennington Township Planning Commission meeting date will be on August 30, 2012.
Moved by Dick Demerly to adjourn the meeting at 8:06 PM. Seconded by Frank Gregory. Motion carried.
Bill Nash, Secretary