March 29, 2018
The Bennington Township Planning Commission Meeting was held on March 29, 2018. Chair Russ Thomas called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm at the Township Hall.
Members Present: Russ Thomas, Jim Norder, Frank Gregory, Donna Ash, and Bill Nash. Absent Larry Johnson and Frank Gregory.
Moved by Donna Ash to approve the meeting agenda. Seconded by Bill Nash. Motion carried.
Moved by Russ Thomas to accept the minutes for the February 22, 2017 meeting as printed. Seconded by Jim Norder. Motion carried.
No public comment
Moved by Russ Thomas to approve variance Application Request # PSUP18-03 by Eric and Amy Swanson of 2577 W. Beard Rd., Owosso, MI 48867. Tax ID# 010-22-100-001 Section 22, Bennington Township for special land use and site plan approval for an agricultural tourism and entertainment establishment. Ordinance Reference is Section 4.3.28 – Agricultural Tourism and Entertainment Establishment (as amended August 18, 2017). Seconded by Bill Nash.
Moved by Russ Thomas to deny Variance Request Application PZBA18-003 by Rebecca Caswell of 12847 Shaftsburg Rd., Perry MI 48872. Property Owner is Jessica Sivertsen of 1019 W. Grand River Rd., Owosso, MI 48867. Parcel Location is 3994 Tyrrell Rd., Perry, MI 48872, Parcel ID# 010-33-100-002-01. Seconded by Donna. Motion carried.
Moved by Donna Ash to deny Variance Request Application #PZBA18-006 by Amy Donley of 2004 Brookside Lane, Owosso, MI 48867. Parent Parcel address is 2020 W. Brewer Rd., Parcel ID# 010-15-400-001. Variance request to allow nine driveways access to a Private Gravel Road. Seconded by Russ Thomas. Motion carried.
Doug Piggott of Rowe Professional Services Company updated the Board on a revised draft of the Five-Year Review of the Bennington Township Master Plan.
Moved by Russ Thomas to adopt the Resolution for the Five-Year Report. Seconded by Donna Ash. Motion carried.
Moved by Russ Thomas to coordinate a meeting between the Bennington Township Planning Commission and the Shiawassee County Planning Commission. Seconded by Donna Ash. Motion carried.
Next meeting is April 26, 2018.
Moved by Dick Demerly to adjourn the meeting at 9:06 pm. Seconded by Jim Norder. Motion carried.
Bill Nash, Secretary