Minutes: March 9, 2011 Chapter 20 Public Hearing

Village of Plain

Public Hearing

Chapter 20: “Shoreland-Westland Zoning Ordinance” Update

March 9, 2011



A Public Hearing was held in the Village of Plain at the Municipal Building on March 9, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.  The purpose of the meeting was to review the update to Chapter 20, Shoreland-Westland Zoning Ordinance.


The following Village Board members were present: Raymond Ellenbolt, President; Cole Brunson; Robert Jewell; Kevin Kraemer; and, Robert Neuheisel, Trustees. Trustee John Schluter arrived at 7:07 p.m.


Others present: Shawn Murphy; and, Steve Biggers


Notice of this meeting was posted on February 23, 2011 in the following locations in the Village of Plain:  Municipal Building; Plain Post Office; and, The Peoples Community Bank.  A Class 2 notice of this public hearing was published in the February 23, 2011 and March 2, 2011 issue of the Home News.


The hearing was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by President Ellenbolt.


Shawn Murphy explained to the board that when the floodplain and shoreland ordinances were separated in 2009, internal and statutory references were not adjusted to conform to the new chapters. In addition, there were provisions of Chapter 20 that needed to be updated. Discussion regarding details of the Ordinance was discussed by the board.


President Ellenbolt asked if anyone from the public had any comment. There were no comments.


Neuheisel motioned to adjourn the Public Hearing at 7:18 p.m. Schluter seconded, and the motion carried unanimously.






                                                                                                Sheila Tafs