Secord Township   1507 Secord Dam Road    Gladwin,  Michigan 48624
Archive - Planning Commission - 2013 - December 11
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December 11, 2013

Meeting called to order at 9:00 A.M. By Chairman: Rex Rowe

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call:
                                        Present         Absent

Rex Rowe                          X
Jenny Carroll                                           E
Gary Van Wambeke          X
Martin Holmes                   X
Carl Kerr                           X
Jim Marker                                            A
Jim Carroll                                             E

Announcement: 0 - Public present. Carl reported Gladwin County Road Commission trimmed trees tree’s on Lake Shore Dr. at curve for safety. Gary gave road update, last billing $5,000 under estimate and sample of Chip / Seal sent in. Consumers continues working connecting gas to homes. Having problems with cold weather. Meeting today at 4:00 P.M. Township Hall. Rex working on land use permits, all members have copies and need to review for input, suggested survey required for new construction. ( Can Township demand a survey? Ask Anamika) Private road naming Eagles Way, Gary gave info to road commission. Question on sign cost and who pays? Also need lot line adjustment form.

Approval of Minutes: (TABLED) Motion by __________ and seconded by _________ To Approve Meeting Minutes of November 13th. Meeting. All A’s

Old Business: (TABLED), Motion by Marty H. and 2nd. By Gary V. All A’s. List of ordinances we want, Rex will get Carl copy for News Letter. Current fine and penalty $500 a day Max for Police power ordinances - How do other town ship handle them, what is best procedure? Ask Anamika how they are handled? Need answer!

Z.A. - Jim Marker: Parker variance requested, Fee paid and hearing to be scheduled. Williams builders did the paper work.

Z.B.A. No meetings scheduled at this time. No new permits received from Kelly. Still in need of alternate member.

New Business: Review of Article 4 thru 7 was continued with much discussion and recommended changes. We reviewed and found many areas in these sections will need changing. These will be mailed to Anamika. Article 3 was mailed to Anamika for changes to be completed, to date we have not heard back from her. Carl will begin a list of topics for Public hearing. (Towers in R-1 districts, Green Belt areas, Dumpsters for common trash collection ( should they be fenced in?), Point of Sale - mandatory inspections of well and septic, ect.

HOME WORK for discussion: Continue Article 7 thru 12, review and mark up Article 4 tables and Master Plan. These should be reviewed and marked up for next meeting!

Next Meeting: December 18th. @ 8:00 A.M. (Special meeting’s may be required and will be posted)

Motion to adjourn meeting at 11:35 Made by Marty Holmes and 2nd. By Carl Kerr - All As and no objections, Adjourned @ 12:00


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