September 28, 2017
The Bennington Township Planning Commission Meeting was held on September 28, 2017. Chair Russ Thomas called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm at the Township Hall.
Members Present: Larry Johnson, Russ Thomas, Frank Gregory, Bill Nash, Jim Norder, Donna Ash, and Dick Demerly.
Moved by Donna Ash to approve the meeting agenda. Seconded by Bill Nash. Motion carried.
Moved by Dick Demerly to approve the minutes for the August 31, 2017 meeting as printed. Seconded by Frank Gregory. Motion carried.
No public comment
Donna Ash updated the Board on Bennington Township’s Five Year Review of Bennington Township Master Land Use Plan. The Bennington Township Board has approved $1,880.00 funding for Doug Piggott of Rowe Engineering to assist the Planning Commission in accomplishing this mandatory review. No action taken.
Moved by Dick Demerly to remove Wind Energy System from the table. Seconded by Frank Gregory. Motion carried. The Board discussed extensively the proposed Wind Energy Systems Amendments. The Board directed Donna Ash to send a letter, in their behalf, to the Shiawassee County Planning Commission to ask them to address the concerns and problems of noise, setback requirements, shadow flicker, height allowances and signal interference potentially caused by Wind Energy Systems.
Next meeting is October 26, 2017.
Moved by Dick Demerly to adjourn the meeting at 8:25 pm. Seconded by Frank Gregory. Motion carried.
Bill Nash, Secretary