May 25, 2017
The Bennington Township Planning Commission Meeting was held on May 25, 2017. Chair Russ Thomas called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm at the Township Hall.
Members Present: Russ Thomas, Frank Gregory, Bill Nash, Donna Ash, and Dick Demerly. Absent Rod Harmon and Bernie Scollan.
Moved by Dick Demerly to approve the meeting agenda as amended. Seconded by Bill Nash. Motion carried.
Moved by Dick Demerly to approve the minutes for the April 27, 2017 meeting. Seconded by Frank Gregory. Motion carried.
No public comment.
Moved by Dick Demerly to remove from being tabled the Bennington Township Planning Commission consideration of approving a new member to replace Bernie Scollan. Seconded by Frank Gregory. Motion carried.
Moved by Dick Demerly to approve Jim Norder as a new member to the Bennington Township Planning commission. Seconded by Russ Thomas. Motion carried.
Moved by Bill Nash to remove from being tabled the Hansen Quik Stop Land Use Restrictions. Seconded by Frank Gregory. Motion carried. The Board discussed the Land Use Restrictions. No action taken.
The Board discussed the Sheriff’s proposal for Firing Range Improvements. Waiting for additional information. No action taken.
The Board discussed the Variance request #PZBA17-009 of Zaremba group for reducing the number of required parking spaces from 49 to 30. Previously approved, no further action taken.
Moved by Frank Gregory to approve Variance Request # PZBA17-011 of Sally Allen of 2653 W. Grand River Rd., Owosso, MI 48867; Tax ID# 010-27-100-001; Section 27, Bennington Township. To allow the creation of a parcel that exceeds the maximum lot size requirement of 2.5 acres and is less than 20 acres in size. Seconded by Bill Nash. Motion carried.
Next meeting is June 29, 2017.
Moved by Dick Demerly to adjourn the meeting at 8:04 pm. Seconded by Frank Gregory. Motion carried.
Bill Nash, Secretary