Ravenna Township

3770 Blackmer Road, Ravenna Michigan 49451

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MARCH 21, 2016


A Public Hearing and Meeting of the Ravenna Township Planning Commission were called to order on Monday, March 21, 2016 at 7:00 by Chairman Jack Link.  Members present were: Link, Roger Peacock, Mike Gillard, Bruce Yonker, Zoning Administrator Anne Lewis, Recording Secretary Penny Sherman and 3 people were in attendance.  Stan Wagner was absent. Pledge to the flag was led by Chairman Link.

Motion by Link to open the Public Hearing at 7:00 p.m., support by Peacock. Motion carried.

Purpose of the Public Hearing was to present and discuss a Special Use Application that has been received.

Fredrick Rosel Jr. – Mr. Rosel wishes to construct a new home on a single parcel of property prior to the demolition of the existing home. He explained that he would be removing the existing home after the final occupancy permit was approved for the new home that will be constructed.  The new home will be approximately 50 ft. N and 60 ft. E of the existing home and will have a new well and septic system.  Questions were asked and answered by Mr. Rosel.

Public Hearing closed at 7:15 p.m.

Chairman Link reopened the meeting – Minutes from the November 23, 2015 were approved as presented. Agenda was approved as presented.

Citizens Comment: Citizen was present to discuss Metal Technologies regarding truck traffic, noise and pollution issues.

New Business: Application from Fred Rosel Jr. was discussed. Motion by Gillard, support by Peacock to approve Special Use Application by Fred Rosel Jr. to allow his existing home to remain while building his new home until 6 months after receiving the final occupancy permit on the new home and presenting to the Planning Commission a $10,000.00 assurity bond guaranteeing removal of the existing home. Motion carried.

Unfinished Business: Master Plan – changes and updates to the Master Plan were discussed.

Public Comments: None.

Next meeting will be held on Monday, April 11, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

Meeting adjourned at 8:15 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by Penny Sherman, Ravenna Township Clerk

These minutes are considered proposed until approved at the next board meeting.