PLANNING COMMISSION
MEETING MINUTES
OCTOBER 27, 2005

The Jackson Township Planning Commission monthly meeting was called to order by Bruce Baker on October 27, 2005 at 6:30 p.m. Attending were Bruce Baker, Al Gailey, Don Knopsnyder and Deb Nagel. Laird Rager was absent.

Public Comments
There were no public comments.

Meeting Minutes
Don Knopsnyder made a motion to approve the minutes of the September 19, 2005 meeting. The motion was seconded by Al Gailey. All were in favor. Motion passed.

Old Business
The subdivision of Daniel A. Till and Arlene M. Till transferring 11,202.20 sq. ft. to Darren and Melissa Devlin was reviewed. Al Gailey made a motion to approve the subdivision. Deb Nagel seconded the motion. All in favor. Motion passed.

The progress on the comprehensive plan with reviewed with Richard P. Sutter & Associates. Bruce said that he had met with Andy Waple and went over the changes and they talked about dilapidated structures within the township. Bruce said that before next month, the board needed to come up with an approximate number of dilapidated structures within the township to give to Sutter and Associates to be added to the comprehensive plan.

Bruce spoke about the meeting he attended for the Central Region Alliance. He said that there does not appear to be a good solid plan so there are many issues that need to be resolved.

Bruce said the took a copy of the draft survey for the comprehensive plan and incorporated everyone’s comments from the draft and sent it to Dick Sutter for finalization. He said the survey is at the printers and as soon as it comes back it will be mailed out to the public.

Bruce Baker noted that in December there will be a hearing addressing the numerous violations and issues concerning the Leisure Village trailer park.

The windmill issues were discussed. Bruce noted that Gamesa is going 1 and ˝ times the height of their towers as the setback on their windmills when erecting windmills.

New Business
The side-lot addition of Kerry Mukina, Traci Rose and Bobbie Yonish transferring 0.1561 acres to Elsie Stevens was reviewed. It was noted that the subdivision was not signed by Carol Shank and Jerry Thomas said he would obtain her signature. Don Knopsnyder made a motion to approve the subdivision and the motion was seconded by Deb Nagle.

The subdivision of George Gillen was reviewed. Jerry Thomas said that Bill Davis of the CCSEA was supposed to be sending a letter stating that this was a reserectional lot. Jerry also said the property buyers are going to obtain water rights from an old well that needs to be redrilled on adjoining property. Jerry Thomas asked for tentative approval pending the letter from the CCSEA. Don Knopsnyder made a motion that the subdivision be tabled until receipt of all the necessary information concerning the sewer and water issues. Jerry Thomas was told that he needed to obtain a letter stating that no matter where the well is located that water will be provided to this lot free and clear. Deb Nagle seconded the motion. All in favor in tabling the subdivision until receipt of necessary information.

Don Knopsnyder made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:20 p.m. Deb Nagel seconded the motion. All in favor. Motion passed.

Respectively Submitted:
Deb Nagle
Secretary

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