August 25, 2016
The Bennington Township Planning Commission Meeting was held on August 25, 2016. Chair Russ Thomas called the meeting to order at 7:03 pm at the Township Hall.
Members Present: Russ Thomas, Bill Nash, Donna Ash, Bernie Scollan, Frank Gregory, Rod Harmon and Dick Demerly.
Moved by Russ Thomas to approve the meeting agenda as printed. Seconded by Rod Harmon. Motion carried.
Moved by Frank Gregory to accept the minutes as printed from the July 28, 2016 meeting. Seconded by Donna Ash. Motion carried.
No public comment.
Donna Ash updated the Board on the Application Request #PSUP16-08 by New Par/Verizon Wireless; Representative Ben Varney, Pyramid Network Services of 4700 Hunt Street, Cass City, MI 48726 – Tax ID #78-010-27-300-001 Section 27, Bennington Township for construction of a 195’ Monopole Communications Tower. It was approved by the Shiawassee County Planning Commission. No Action taken.
Moved by Dick Demerly to approve the Land Division Request # PLD16-0022 by David Corder of 7842 Clarks Cove, Addison, MI 49220. Property Owner is Ceres Farms LLC, 1251 N Eddy St., Suite 200, South Bend, IN 46617. Property Location is 8410 Beardslee Rd., Owosso, MI 48867, Parent Parcel # 78-010-31-100-001. Seconded by Bill Nash. Motion carried.
The Board reviewed the Shiawassee County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update. The State of Michigan is currently reviewing the Plan for the Federal Emergency Management Agency ("FEMA"). The Board discussed and rated 13 specific mitigation activities as stated by the State of Michigan. Many of the specific activities do not apply to Bennington Township. No action taken.
Next meeting is September 29, 2016.
Moved by Dick Demerly to adjourn the meeting at 8:30 pm. Seconded by Rod Harmon. Motion carried.
Bill Nash, Secretary