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Mar 13 – Planning Commission Minutes

Planning Commission Meeting
Blue Lake Township Hall
1491 Owasippe Road
Twin Lake, MI, 49457
March 13, 2019

The Meeting started at 7:00 PM

Present were: Barb Veldman, Mike Sikkenga, Lyle Monette, Jim Cordray
Absent: Mark Slater
Minutes: Lyle made a motion to approve the minutes dated January 16, 2019 and Barb seconded the motion. The minutes were unanimously approved by those attending.

Perfection of Agenda:
Stephen Carlson from WMSRDC moved to the beginning of the meeting.
Add broadband internet tower application at 137 Holton Whitehall Rd to new business.

Stephen Carlson presented a draft copy of the Blue Lake Township Comprehensive Mater Plan prepared by those at WMSRDC. The Blue Lake Twp Planning Commission will review the draft and send notification and any comments once each has personally reviewed to BLTPC president Jim Cordray.
Planning Member Reports: None

New Business:
A special use permit for a broadband internet tower at address 137 Holton Whitehall Rd. Whitehall MI 49461 was reviewed. Upon review of the application and the included site plan Lyle made a motion to approve the application and Mike seconded the motion and the permit was unanimously approved by those in attendance.

Task of the Meeting:
Language regarding recreational marijuana and how it will be addressed in the proposed zoning was presented for review by the planning commission.
Further discussion took place on solar array installations and how they are addressed in the existing ordinance.

The next meeting will be April 17th at 7:00PM

Meeting adjourned at 9:03 PM

Michael Sikkenga, Secretary

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