Ravenna Township

3770 Blackmer Road, Ravenna Michigan 49451

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January 16, 2017


The January meeting of the Ravenna Township Planning Commission was called to order on Monday, January 16, 2017 at 7:00 by Vice Chairman Roger Peacock. Members present were: Roger Peacock, Stan Wagner and Bruce Yonker.  Also present were Anne Lewis, Zoning Administrator; Penny Sherman, Recording Secretary; and four residents. Planning Commission members Jack Link and Mike Gillard were absent. Pledge to the flag was led by Roger Peacock.

Motion by Wagner, support by Younker to approve the minutes from the November 21, 2016 Planning Commission. Motion carried.

Agenda was approved as presented.

Citizen’s Comments: Two residents were present to ask the procedure for obtaining a split of their property.  The property in question has a ravine that crosses the property and makes a natural divide.  The residents would like to be able to split the land per that divide.  The Planning Commission will tour the property in question on Saturday at 9:00 a.m.

New Business: None.

Old Business:    Alternative energy sources were discussed.  The Ordinance regarding Special Land Use for Wind Energy Conversion Systems was discussed.  Motion by Yonker, support by Wagner to have the Attorney review the Ordinance regarding Special Land Use for Wind Energy Conversion Systems and prepare it to be acted upon at the next Planning Commission meeting.

Next Planning Commission Meeting will be Monday, March 20, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

Meeting adjourned at 8:45 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by Penny Sherman, Recording Secretary

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