Charter Township of Orion
Oakland County, Michigan
 

 

Planning Commission
Synopsis, Regular Meeting, Wednesday, February 6, 2008


Open Meeting/Roll Call: Chairman Zande called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Members Present: Doug Zande, Brad Lare, Sandra Dyl, John Steimel (OTB Rep.), Mark Crane, Dick Christie. Member Absent: Rob Pote

Minutes: Motion carried to approve the 01-23-08, regular meeting minutes as presented.

Agenda Review and Approval: Motion carried to postpone action on the agenda review until the petitioner arrives for case PC-2008-01 due to the inclement weather.

Public Comments for Non-Agenda Items: None.

Consent Agenda: None.

PC-2008-01, Orion Manor Assisted Living Facility Special Land Use, 1814 S. Lapeer Road: The petitioner has not yet arrived.

Possible cancellation of 02-20-08 Planning Commission Meeting: Motion carried to cancel the 02-20-08 regular Planning Commission Meeting due to the lack of agenda items at this time.

Orion Township Master Plan General Discussion: Discussion only, no action taken.  Planner Wortman will revise the Master Plan draft outline and present it to the Township Board of Trustees for approval of funding for the Master Plan Update.

PC-2008-01, Orion Manor Assisted Living Facility Special Land Use, 1814 S. Lapeer Road Continued: Motion carried to: 1)accept for processing; 2)to schedule the public hearing for Wednesday, March 5, 2008 at 8:00 p.m.; 3)to waive the requirement to conduct a site walk; and, 4)to waive the requirement to submit a new site plan and to accept the existing site plan with a few minor modifications as the document we require for doing the special land use.

Public Comments: None.

Communications: Chairman Zande overviewed correspondence received from Clerk Jill Bastian, dated February 5, 2008, regarding case PC-2007-11, QSR Baldwin Road Special Land Use*.  This matter will be placed on the March 5, 2008 regular meeting agenda for members' reconsideration to clarify the findings of fact.

Upcoming Public Hearing: PC-2008-01, Orion Manor Assisted Living Facility Special Land Use Public Hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, March 5, 2008 at 8:00 p.m.  The site is located at 1814 S. Lapeer Road.

Adjournment: Motion carried to adjourn at 8:30 p.m.