Barton Hills Village, Michigan

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January 22, 2013



January 22, 2013

The regular meeting of the BHV Planning Commission was called to order by Chair Weingartner at 6:08 PM at the Village Hall.

ROLL CALL Present: Commissioners Curtner, CMacKrell, JMacKrell, Wallace, Weingartner and Zoldan. Absent: Commissioner Richards.
Others present: ZPA Perry.


MINUTES The minutes of the December 13, 2012 meeting were approved as printed. (CMacKrell/Wallace/P unanimously)

COMMUNICATIONS/ANNOUNCEMENTS Commissioners JMacKrell and Zoldan were reappointed to three-year terms and CMacKrell reappointed to a one-year term by BHV President Boddie.

REPORTS None.                                      Curtner arrived


Zoning Ordinance The draft dated 12/10/12 was discussed. Section 5.12 will need to be revised to match new state legislation. Changes are not substantial, mostly details.

Since there were no further comments from the Commissioners, it was agreed that the document should continue in the process:

--Mr. Perry will produce a clean draft and send it to consultant Carlisle for review

--Mr. Perry and Mrs. Esch will meet with Mr. Carlisle if necessary

--Comments from Mr. Carlisle will be reported to the Commissioners. A meeting will be called to discuss the comments if necessary. If a meeting is not deemed necessary, communication regarding the consultantís comments will be accomplished via email. This review is expected to take 3-4 weeks.

--The draft will then be submitted to the BHV Board of Trustees for informal
review. Mr. Perry will flag items in the draft that are different from the existing zoning ordinance.

NEW BUSINESS The following officers for 2013 were elected by acclamation: Chair Laura Weingartner, Vice Chair Andre Zoldan and Secretary John MacKrell. (Wallace/Curtner/P unanimously)

Mr. Perry and Mrs. MacKrell will attend the M-14 Informational meeting on 1/23/13.

The meeting was adjourned at 6:38 PM. (Zoldan/Wallace/P unanimously)

Janice K. Esch, Assistant Secretary     Approved 4/23/13