Charter Township of Orion
Oakland County, Michigan


Zoning Board of Appeals

Minutes, Regular Meeting, Monday, February 8, 2010


The Charter Township of Orion Zoning Board of Appeals held a regular meeting on Monday, February 8, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at the Orion Township Hall, 2525 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, Michigan 48360.

ZBA MEMBERS PRESENT: Loren Yaros, Chairman; Don Walker, Vice-Chairman; Mark Crane (Township Board Rep.); Sandra Dyl (Planning Commission Rep.); Joe Geraci

CONSULTANT PRESENT: Tom Berger, Township Building Official

OTHERS PRESENT: Phoebe Schutz

1. OPEN MEETING: Chairman Yaros called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

2. ROLL CALL: All members were present.

3. ZBA ELECTION OF OFFICERS:

Board Member Crane nominated Loren Yaros for re-election of the Chairman position for 2010.Vice-Chairman Walker supported the nomination. Moved by Board Member Crane, supported by Vice-Chairman Walker to re-elect Loren Yaros for the Chairman position for 2010.  Motion carried unanimously.

Chairman Yaros nominated Don Walker for re-election of the Vice-Chairman position for 2010. Board Member Geraci supported the nomination. Moved by Chairman Yaros, supported by Board Member Geraci to re-elect Don Walker for the Vice-Chairman position for 2010.  Motion carried unanimously.

4. MINUTES: Moved by Board Member Crane, supported by Board Member Dyl to approve the January 11, 2010 regular meeting minutes as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

5. AGENDA REVIEW AND APPROVAL: No changes were made to the agenda.

6. ZBA BUSINESS

A. 2009 Annual Zoning Board of Appeals Report: Moved by Board Member Dyl, supported by Chairman Yaros to receive and file the 2009 Annual Zoning Board of Appeals Report as presented and to forward the report on to the Township Board of Trustees.  Motion carried unanimously.

B. Schedule Joint Special Meeting with the Township Board of Trustees and the Planning Commission for March 17, 2010: Moved by Board Member Crane, supported by Board Member Dyl to confirm the scheduling of the Joint Special Meeting with the Township Board of Trustees and the Planning Commission for Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at 7:00 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.

C. Site Walk for Ordinance No. 99 Permits for Saturday, March 20, 2010: Members agreed that the site walk will be held on Saturday, March 20, 2010 at 8:00 a.m.

7. PUBLIC COMMENTS: None.

8. COMMUNICATIONS: Members discussed that since there is no business for the February 22, 2010 regular meeting, it will be cancelled.

9. COMMITTEE REPORTS: None.

10. MEMBERSí COMMENTS: None further.

11. ADJOURNMENT: Moved by Board Member Dyl, supported by Vice-Chairman Walker to adjourn at 7:13 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.

* On file in the Building Dept.