- PUBLIC HEARING
ANNETTE MCNAMARA, ZONING
ROBERT W. HANVEY, TOWNSHIP SUPERVISOR
MIKE KEHOE, MILLER KEHOE & ASSOCIATES
JOHN ENOS, CARLISLE/WORTMAN ASSOCIATES,
KRISTEEN LUNDEEN, ORCHARD, HILTZ &
KATHERINE KLINE-HUDSON, LIVINGSTON
The meeting was called
to order at
Lowe presented the minutes of the
moved to approve the minutes as presented. Jim Anderson supported the motion.
for Comprehensive Plan
John Lowe asked the audience if there where any questions or comments on the proposed
Jeff Barber of
property, which is currently Marion Oaks Golf Course Golf Course. Jeff Barber asked if the
property was zoned as Suburban Residential (SR) and inquired about the possibility of that
property having access to sewer. Jean Root stated that the map reflects what the township
anticipates in the
future. She also stated that the
bringing a sewer line down D-19 but only with enough capacity for the school. Robert Hanvey
stated that there is no written commitment between the parties at this time. Jean Root stated
that the Township anticipates going forward at some point once current capacity is reached
for water and sewer. She stated that the next build out will encompass the yellow area on the
map in two phases. Jeff Barber stated that he fears that this will be the springboard for
development of the Marion Oaks Golf Course property. Jean Root stated this issue has not
changed since 1996. Jeff Barber asked if the developer could do anything to change this.
Jean Root stated that the developer could apply for a rezoning but it would not be consistent
with the Master Plan
and therefore would be denied.
Charles Musson of 333 Triangle Lake Road stated that he was under the impression that in the
Rural Residential (RR) district, the only way you can create a subdivision is either have it a
rezoning or metes and bounds description to get the lot size under 2 acres. John Lowe stated
that is not
necessarily true, for a site condo there is no rezoning required.
stated that for RR there is a 1 acre 2 acre countage. He stated that anything other than low
you could only have 2 acres.
reading in the Comprehensive Plan that it is being changed to you can only have two acres.
The build out analysis was discussed. Kathleen Kline-Hudson stated that the Comprehensive
Plan is a guide and
the zoning ordinance will deal with the particulars.
from the proposed Comprehensive Plan, periodically update the Comprehensive Plan and
associated ordinances where necessary to reflect the Comprehensive Plan. This issue was
discussed further at length. John Lowe asked if the Planning Commission members were
satisfied with the
current proposed text. They
replied that they were.
Jeff Barber of
Golf Course property.
Steven Gronow of
Gronow expressed concerns regarding lack of opportunities for affordable housing. Steven
Gronow presented written comments on the proposed Comprehensive Plan, which he presented
to the Planning Commission. The Planning Commission stated that they would review his
comments and take them into consideration. These written comments are attached as part of the
John Lowe presented a
letter written by Mary Bahr of
Plan. These written comments
will be attached to the minutes.
Kathleen Kline-Hudson wanted to state that there was an additional opportunity for the public to
comment on the Comprehensive Plan through a display that has been available for viewing for
the last ten days. Comment
cards were offered and there was not any response.
John Lowe asked if there where any other questions or comments from the audience. There was
Kathleen Kline-Hudson presented the proposed cover for the Comprehensive Plan. The Planning
the cover and agreed to approve it.