Genoa Township
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on July 23, 2014 at 1:35pm.

Board of Trustees Meeting on December 6, 1999

The Genoa Township Board

Meeting type: Regular
Date: December 6, 1999
Time: 7:00pm

Agenda:

1. Request to rezone from CE (Country Estate) to RR (Rural Residential) property located in Section 16 for Keeling, as reviewed by the Planning Commission 10-25-99.

A. Disposition of impact assessment.

B. Disposition of rezoning request.

2. Request for approval of a rezoning from OSD-PUD (Office Service District Planned Unit Development) to UR-GCD (Urban Residential - General Commercial District) for property located on the south side of Grand River and west of Gray Road in Section 10 for approximately 4.85 acres for Chemung Highlands/Brookside Development, as recommended by the Planning Commission 10-25-99.

A. Disposition of impact assessment.

B. Disposition of rezoning request.

3. Request for tentative approval of the preliminary plat for Pine Creek Phase 6, 50 lots, east of Bauer Road, north of Brighton Lake Road, Section 36, petitioned by River Place/Abbey, as recommended by the Planning Commission 11-22-99.

A. Disposition of impact assessment.

B. Disposition of Preliminary Plat.

4. Request for final approval of the preliminary plat for Lake Villas of Pine Creek Ridge, Section 36, petitioned by River Place/Abbey, as recommended by the Planning Commission 11-22-99.

A. Disposition of impact assessment.

B. Disposition of preliminary plat.

5. Request for tentative approval of the preliminary plat for the Ravines at Rolling Ridge, Section 5, north of Grand River, west of Latson and east of Golf Club, formerly known as the Dart property, for 97 single family home sites and 64 multi-family units, petitioned by The Selective Group, as recommended by the Planning Commission 11-22-99.

A. Disposition of impact assessment.

B. Disposition of preliminary plat.

6. Request for approval of a site plan for a boat preparation addition to Wilson Marine, 1850 Dorr Road, Section 10, petitioned by A.C. Moller Construction/Wilson Marine, as recommended by the Planning Commission 11-22-99.

A. Recommendation regarding impact assessment.

B. Disposition of site plan

7. Request for approval of a memorandum of understanding between Genoa Township and Livingston County for the 2000 gypsy moth suppression program.

8. Request for approval of adjustments to the 1999 special assessment roll as requested by Hunt.

9. Request to reappoint positions expiring in 1999: Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, Governmental Services Commission, Michigan Townships Association, SELCRA, SEMCOG, Genoa/Oceola Sewer and Water Authority, Howell Parks and Recreation, MHOG, Cemetery Committee, Gypsy Moth Program, Greenways, FOIA Coordinator.

10. Request for approval of a recommendation from the Administrative Committee for a contract with Cardinal Cleaning for snow plowing for the 1999-2000 winter Committee, Gypsy Moth Program, Greenways, FOIA Coordinator

Minutes:

A regular meeting of the Township Board was called to order by Supervisor Murray at 7:00 p.m. at the Genoa Township Hall. The Pledge of Allegiance was then said.

The following Board members were present constituting a quorum for the transaction of business: Robert Murray, Robin Hunt, Jean Ledford, Gary McCririe, Craig Jarvis (arrived 7:15 p.m. in time for the second petition) and Kathy Robertson. Also present were Township Manager Michael Archinal, Township Attorney Rick Heikkinen and approximately 10 persons in the audience.

Moved by McCririe, supported by Ledford, to approve the Agenda with the addition of item 10 regarding snow plowing. The amended agenda was approved unanimously.

A Call to the Public was made with no response.

1. Consideration of a request to rezone from CE (Country Estate) to RR (Rural Residential) property located in Section 16 for Keeling, as reviewed by the Planning Commission 10-25-99.

Board discussion included reference to the petition turned in by 20 property owners objecting to the project, 17 of which are property owners in the immediate area, 9 of which are property owners within the rezoning area. Genoa Township Planning Commission recommended denial of this petition.

Moved by Robertson, supported by Ledford, to deny the impact assessment. The motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Robertson, supported by Ledford, to deny the rezoning from CE (Country Estates) to RR (Rural Residential). The motion carried unanimously.

2. Request for approval of a rezoning from OSD-PUD (Office Service District Planned Unit Development) to UR-NSD (Urban Residential - General Commercial District) for property located on the south side of Grand River and west of Gray Road in Section 10 for approximately 4.85 acres for Chemung Highlands/Brookside Development, as recommended by the Planning Commission 10-25-99.

Board discussion included concerns from the board members regarding the wetlands and lot size. Murray - Sewer and water would be required for this development.

A. Disposition of impact assessment.

Moved by McCririe, supported by Robertson, to approve the impact assessment dated 11/22/99 changing all reference from General Commercial to Neighborhood Service District. The motion carried unanimously.

B. Disposition of rezoning request.

Moved by McCririe, supported by Hunt, to approve the rezoning from OSD/PUD to UR for 43 acres. The motion failed as follows: Ayes - McCririe, Hunt, and Jarvis. Nay Ledford, Robertson and Murray.

Moved by McCririe, supported by Jarvis, to approve the rezoning of the 4.85 acres from OSD/PUD to NSD. The motion carried unanimously.

Due to the failure of the motion Murray offered to the petitioner that they could approach the board later in the meeting.

3. Request for tentative approval of the preliminary plat for Pine Creek Phase 6, 50 lots, east of Bauer Road, north of Brighton Lake Road, Section 36, petitioned by River Place/Abbey, as recommended by the Planning Commission 11-22-99.

A. Disposition of impact assessment.

Moved by Robertson, supported by Jarvis, to approve the impact assessment dated 10-26-99 as submitted. The motion carried unanimously.

B. Disposition of Preliminary Plat.

Moved by McCririe, supported by Ledford, to grant tentative approval of the preliminary plat with the following conditions:

1. Township Engineer review and approval of all plans and specifications.

2. Establishment of conservation easements, in recordable form for all wetland areas.

3. All lots will be a minimum of one half acre in size.

4. Wyndam Lane will be dedicated to the public prior to final plat approval.

The motion carried unanimously.

4. Request for approval of the Impact Assessment and Site Plan for Lake Villas of Pine Creek Ridge, Section 36, petitioned by River Place/Abbey, as recommended by the Planning Commission 11-22-99.

A. Disposition of impact assessment.

Moved by McCririe, supported by Robertson, to approve the impact assessment with the change of "construction to begin winter 1999". The motion carried unanimously.

B. Disposition of Site Plan.

Moved by McCririe, supported by Ledford, to approve the final site plan with the following conditions:

1. Township Engineer review and approval of all plans and specifications.

2. The petitioner will provide the Township a copy of a current DEQ permit for the wetland crossing.

3. Renderings for the clubhouse are acceptable and must be constructed using earth tone materials.

4. Any security lighting on the community building must be shown on the plan prior to submittal to the Township Board.

5. The plan shall not exceed 96 units.

6. The petitioner acknowledges that a connection fee will be assessed for the community building and pool. The Township engineer and staff will determine fees.

The motion carried unanimously.

5. Request for tentative approval of the preliminary plat for the Ravines at Rolling Ridge, Section 5, north of Grand River, west of Latson and east of Golf Club, formerly known as the Dart property, for 97 single family home sites and 64 multi-family units, petitioned by The Selective Group, as recommended by the Planning Commission 11-22-99.

A. Disposition of impact assessment.

Moved by McCririe, supported by Robertson, to grant approval of the impact assessment dated 10-27-99 as submitted. The motion carried unanimously.

B. Disposition of preliminary plat.

Moved by McCririe, supported by Ledford, to grant tentative approval of the preliminary plat and also grant approval of draft #5 of the PUD agreement and Exhibit D dated 12-06-99. The motion carried unanimously.

6. Request for approval of a site plan for a boat preparation addition to Wilson Marine, 1850 Dorr Road, Section 10, petitioned by A.C. Moller Construction/Wilson Marine, as recommended by the Planning Commission 11-22-99.

A. Disposition of impact assessment.

Moved by McCririe, supported by Jarvis, to approve the impact assessment dated 11-30-99 as submitted. The motion carried unanimously.

B. Disposition of site plan

Moved by McCririe, supported by Hunt, to approve the site plan with the following conditions:

1. Township Engineer review and approval of all plans and specifications.

2. The existing parking spaces will be remarked to provide 9' wide spaces.

3. New lighting shall conform to the ordinance with cut off shoebox fixtures with the luminaries within the fixture.

4. All existing fixtures will be directed downward at 90 degrees.

5. Building materials and colors will match existing.

6. Floor drains shall not be connected to the sewer.

7. Curb and gutter shall not be required.

The motion carried unanimously.

7. Request for approval of a memorandum of understanding between Genoa Township and Livingston County for the 2000 gypsy moth suppression program.

Moved by Robertson, supported by Ledford, to approve the execution of the memorandum as submitted. The motion carried unanimously.

8. Request for approval of adjustments to the 1999 special assessment roll as requested by Hunt.

Moved by Ledford, supported by Jarvis, to approve the refuse adjustments to the special assessment and 1999 winter tax roll for parcels 11-04-200-029, -$80.80, and 11-36-200-036, -$80.80, as requested. The motion carried unanimously.

Moved by McCririe, supported by Robertson, to approve the addition to the special assessment and 1999 winter tax roll by adding the Brighton City Delinquent Usage 1999 Special Assessment Levies as follows plus the 1% Administration Fee:

TAX CODE

BC LIST #

ACC # 101

ACC # 500

TOTAL LEVY

11-25-400-005

13

$289.07

$108.38

$397.45

11-25-400-009

9

$203.31

$137.50

$340.81

11-25-400-019

4

$-

$6.98

$6.98

11-25-400-020

8

$166.39

$137.50

$303.89

11-25-400-042

14

$202.68

$62.29

$264.97

11-25-400-043

15

$49.23

$35.87

$85.10

11-25-401-001

6

$512.65

$137.50

$650.15

11-25-401-008

5

$35.44

$35.93

$71.37

11-25-402-011

3

$79.15

$59.56

$138.71

11-25-403-013

11

$109.07

$82.50

$191.57

11-25-403-017

12

$39.38

$35.70

$75.08

11-25-403-030

2

$397.95

$110.00

$507.95

11-25-403-033

7

$141.59

$82.50

$224.09

11-25-403-034

10

$51.19

$33.42

$84.61

11-25-403-038

1

$112.23

$27.50

$139.73

11-36-200-019

19

$86.13

$82.50

$168.63

11-36-200-022

20

$80.21

$27.50

$107.71

11-36-202-006

18

$102.39

$27.50

$129.89

11-36-202-011

17

$29.54

$27.50

$57.04

11-36-202-012

16

$-

$4.90

$4.90

$2,687.60

$1,263.03

$3,950.63

9. Request to reappoint positions expiring in 1999: Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, Governmental Services Commission, Michigan Townships Association, SELCRA, SEMCOG, Genoa/Oceola Sewer and Water Authority, Howell Parks and Recreation, MHOG, Cemetery Committee, Gypsy Moth Program, Greenways, FOIA Coordinator.

Moved by Robertson, supported by Ledford, to reappoint McCririe to the Planning Commission for a one-year term expiring 11-20-2000. The motion carried.

Moved by Robertson, supported by McCririe, to appoint Ledford to the Zoning Board of Appeals for a one-year term expiring 11-20-2000. The motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Jarvis, supported by Robertson, to reappoint Skolarus as alternate to the Zoning Board of Appeals for a one-year tem expiring 11-20-2000. The motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Robertson, supported by Jarvis, to reappoint Murray and Hunt to the Governmental Service Commission for a term expiring 06-30-2000. The motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Robertson, supported by Jarvis, to reappoint Skolarus to the Michigan Townships Association for a one-year term expiring 11-20-2000.

Moved by Robertson, supported by Jarvis, to appoint Ledford (with Murray as alternate) to SELCRA for a one-year term expiring 11-20-2000. The motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Jarvis, supported by McCririe, to reappoint Robertson (with Skolarus as alternate) to SEMCOG for a one-year term expiring 11-20-2000. The motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Ledford, supported by Robertson, to reappoint Hunt and Murray (with McCririe as alternate) to the Genoa Oceola Sewer and Water Authority for a one-year term expiring 11-20-2000. The motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Jarvis, supported by McCririe, to appoint Heikkinen to Howell Parks and Recreation for a one-year term expiring 11-20-2000. The motion carried unanimously.

Moved by McCririe, supported by Ledford, to reappoint Murray and Hunt (Skolarus as alternate) to MHOG for a one-year term expiring 11-20-2000. The motion carried unanimously.

Moved by McCririe, supported by Robertson, to reappoint Hunt, Skolarus and Jarvis to the Cemetery Committee for a one-year term expiring 11-20-2000. The motion carried unanimously.


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