2016 Minutes (ZC)

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January 13, 2016

The Perry Township Zoning Board held a regular meeting on January 13, 2016. Chairman Mark Welch, Vice Chairman Randy Vermilya, Art Zentgraf, Nick Giegerich, and alternate Tom Barrett were in attendance. George Smerigan and Township Trustee Rick Amos also attended the meeting.

The first item of business was to approve the July 15, 2015 meeting minutes. Nick Giegerich moved to approve the minutes as written. The motion was seconded by Art Zentgraf. MOTION PASSED: Three Ayes. (Tom Barrett and Randy Vermilya abstained from voting).

Next, the board discussed the September 16, 2015 meeting minutes. Tom Barrett made a motion to approve the minutes as written and the motion was seconded by Randy Vermilya. MOTION PASSED: Four Ayes (Nick Giegerich abstained from voting).

The board discussed the October 14, 2015 meeting minutes. Art Zentgraf pointed out grammatical corrections in the third paragraph. Vice Chairman Randy Vermilya made a motion to approve the minutes with the grammatical corrections. The motion was seconded by Tom Barrett. MOTION PASSED: Three Ayes. (Art Zentgraf and Nick Giegerich abstained from voting)

Chairman Welch opened the floor for nominations for chairman of the board and vice chairman. Art Zentgraf nominated Mark Welch for chairman and Randy Vermilya for vice chairman. There being no other nominations, Tom Barrett made a motion to close the nominations. The motion was seconded by Nick Giegerich. POLL OF BOARD: Five Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS. Art Zentgraf made a motion to retain Chairman Mark Welch and Vice Chairman Randy Vermilya. Tom Barrett seconded the motion. POLL OF BOARD: Five Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

The next item of business was a discussion of the proposed PODs and Construction Dumpsters amendments. Vice Chairman Randy Vermilya made a motion to send the proposed amendments to the Lake County Planning Commission for recommendations and schedule a public hearing on the amendments. The motion was seconded by Tom Barrett. POLL OF BOARD: Five Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

A public hearing was scheduled for Wednesday, February 10, 2016, a regular meeting will immediately follow the public hearing.

There being no further business, Vice Chairman Randy Vermilya made a motion to adjourn the meeting. The motion was seconded by Art Zentgraf. POLL OF BOARD: Five Ayes. MOTION UNANIMOUS.

(Minutes adopted February 10, 2016)