Barton Hills Village, Michigan

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January 10, 2011



January 21, 2010

The meeting of the BHV Planning Commission was called to order by Chair Laura Weingartner at 7:35 PM at the Village Hall.

ROLL CALL Present: Commissioners MacKrell, McCabe, Wallace and Weingartner. Absent: Commissioners Boddie, Richards and Zoldan. Others present: ZPA Perry and BHV Long Range Planning Committee Chair Cheryl MacKrell.


MINUTES Motion The minutes of the November 19, 2009 meeting were approved as printed. (McCabe/Wallace/Passed unanimously)

Reappointment Commissioners John MacKrell and Andre Zoldan were reappointed to three-year terms by the BHV President/approved by the BHV Board of Trustees.

Finances Carlisle/Wortman invoice #291239 in the amount of $295.00 for revision of the Master Plan was paid on January 20, 2010. This brings the total amount paid to date to $4,277.50. The invoice is attached to these minutes.



Master Plan At their January 11, 2010 meeting the BHV Board of Trustees approved the Master Plan, contingent on Planning Commission ratification of the following changes:

1) addition of an abstract to the beginning of the Plan.

2) three corrections in the roads displayed on the maps in the Plan.

Motion The changes in the Master Plan requested by the Barton Hills Village Board of Trustees at their January 11, 2010 meeting are ratified and will be made to the Plan. (MacKrell/McCabe/Passed unanimously)

Motion As soon as the changes are made, the Barton Hills Village Master Plan will be distributed to surrounding jurisdictions as required in the Michigan Planning Enabling Act. (MacKrell/McCabe/Passed unanimously)


Election of Officers Motion The current Planning Commission officers Chairperson Laura Weingartner, Vice Chairperson Andre Zoldan and Secretary John MacKrell were reelected to serve a one-year term. (Weingartner/MacKrell/Passed unanimously)

Annual Report It was noted that Chair Weingartner has prepared a written Planning Commission Annual Report that will be distributed to the BHV Board of Trustees for their February 8, 2010 meeting. An updated report will be distributed along with the BHV annual reports to the residents in May.

CarlisleMemo The memorandum from consultant Carlisle, dated January 19, 2010, regarding revision of the BHV Zoning Ordinance, was discussed. No action was taken. and discussion which continued after the official adjournment of the meeting is included in the following comments. Comments deleted from minutes; moved to working session files.

Chair Weingartner will send an email to the Commissioners, asking for volunteers to form a subcommittee that will begin the work of drafting a new zoning ordinance. This group would develop a first draft that could be submitted to Mr. Carlisle for comments and guidance.

The meeting was formally adjourned at 8:00 PM when Mr. McCabe left, dissolving the quorum. (McCabe/MacKrell/Passed unanimously)

Janice K. Esch, Assistant Secretary     Approved 5/20/10