Meeting Minutes - July 19, 2017 

Charlevoix Township Board Minutes of Regular Meeting July 19, 2017

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Call to Order


  • Dan Ulrich called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m. in the Charlevoix Township Hall; other members present:  Ron Fratrick, Nancy Rajewski, Abbie Hart, and Josh Glass.  Also present: Jon Kantola.
  • Minutes of June 21, 2017, were discussed.  Hart moved that the minutes be approved, Fratrick seconded.  A vote was taken and the motion carried unanimously.


Old  Business


  • No one attended to represent Alvin and Betty Russell for their property located at 06395 & 06399 US-31 South for violations of township ordinances regarding junk cars and trailers on the property and for parking vehicles in violation of the conditional variance granted by the Township in 1996.  The PC members agreed that there are still many vehicles on the property in violation, and Rajewski indicated that they will be served a citation by the Charlevoix County Sheriff's Department.
  • Rajewski indicated that the Shindorf property on US-31 South is in violation and a letter was sent by the Zoning Administrator to the property owner.


New Business


  • Jon Kantola presented site plans for an addition to be built to his storage building in the Port Air Condominium property off of US-31 South. His application is for adding a 72' by 60' foot storage area, which will be built within the setback requirements. After discussion, Rajewski made the motion, with Hart seconding, that the site plan be accepted as presented.  A vote was taken and the motion carried unanimously.  Mr. Kantola was instructed to submit his application with the approved site plan to the Zoning Administrator.
  • Ulrich informed the PC members that the Krist gas station property on the South side will be on next month's agenda regarding their plans to add propane sales at that location.  Ulrich stated that the landscaping plans, which have not yet been completed for both gas station properties, will also be discussed at the next meeting.


Next Meeting


  • Next meeting tentatively scheduled for August 16, 2017, at 7:00 p.m.
  • Meeting adjourned at 7:35 p.m.



Respectfully submitted,

Teresa A. Sotuyo

Recording Secretary