Secord Township   1507 Secord Dam Road    Gladwin,  Michigan 48624
Archive - Planning Commission - 2014 - May 21
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May 21, 2014

Meeting called to order at 8:00 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. Cell tower up & running by June 1st.

Approval of Minutes: Motion by Marty Holmes and seconded by Carl Kerr of May 14th. (Gary couldn’t open)Meeting All- A’s

Old Business: Rex brought us up to date on where we stand with MCOG and (Denise Cline). Rex will get with her to set up meeting when were ready. Carl will get with Gladwin road commission regarding signs in right of way. Members would like to post Public Hearing date (by 6/01) and other Master Plan and Zoning issues that will be changing along with Zoning changes, recommended by the committee. Meeting with township board scheduled gor June 4th.

Z.A. - (TABLED) Jim Marker: NA has had several requests for permits. Parker variance fine not finalized, Rex working with MTA and our attorney.

Z.B.A. (TABLED)Many new variance’s requested, (8) currently on the books. Two hearing held in May. With two others scheduled. Carl will get with Kelly for update (12/13 - 5/14). Still in need of alternate member.

New Business: Rex gave us up date he received on May 19th. From Denise Cline and the news wasn’t good: Denise reviewed the Master Plan and zoning and found many problems the she marked up and suggested we postpone the public hearing, scheduled for June 21st. We also need to decide on many areas, that need numbers attached in the final draft such as: Mandatory Septic Inspections (5yr/10yr), Overnight camping (length of time) 7 days without permit. R.V. / Trailers / Campers (Permit required, 90 day Max. w/ approved well and septic). Number of units permited on (1) one lot (Suggested (1) one). The target date for: Public Hearing was June 21st. 2014 & Township Board Approval of the Master Plan and Zoning is June 16th. 2014. Rex will talk with Denise, send copies of her comments via e-mail to all members, for review. We will then decide on new date for the public hearing. This news came as a shock to all, as we were told we were close to completion by Anamika of EMCOG.

HOME WORK for discussion: Review marked up copies of Denise
Cline’s coments.

Next Meeting: June 14st. @ 9:00 A.M. (Unless Special meeting is called)

Motion to adjourn meeting at 9:50 Made by Marty Holmes and 2nd. By Gary VanWambeke - All As and no objections, Adjourned @ 1:05


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