Dundee Township Planning Commission
Regular Meeting Minutes
January 19, 2022
Chairman Art Bronson brought the regular meeting for the month of January to order at 7:00 p.m. The Pledge was recited and roll call was taken these members were present: Liaison CJ Horkey, George Salenbien, Bill Plumb, Ed Proctor and Secretary David Sedlar. Jeanette Brockman and Building Inspector Dennis Kolar were excused absences. Maria Bronson also in attendance.
Mr. Plumb noted that Ms. Brockman was not at the November meeting but was listed as supporting the motion to adjourn. Mr. Sedlar then made the motion to accept the minutes as corrected, Mr. Proctor supported his motion, and all were in favor.
The agenda for the January meeting was reviewed by everyone. Mr. Proctor made a motion to accept it as printed, Mr. Horkey seconded this motion, and all were in favor.
Communications – Liaison Horkey stated that the Township Board had adopted two moratoriums at a previous meeting: one for Commercial WECS (Wind Energy Conversion Systems) and one for Commercial Solar Farms. The moratoriums are for a period of six months starting January 11.
Public Comment – There was no public comment.
Mr. Salenbien noted that WECS has a set of unique problems along with similar ones associated with abandonment and decommissioning. Mr. Proctor said he talked to Joe Stanger and was informed that Summerfield Township is restricting both Wind and Solar commercial installations to industrial zoning. After some more discussion it was determined that the board would refer the latest set of concerns, primarily abandonment/reclamation and zoning restrictions, to Carlisle Wortman for more input.
Old Business – There was no old business.
New Business – There was no new business.
With no further business to discuss, Mr. Horkey made a motion to adjourn, Mr. Sedlar seconded this motion, it was unanimously accepted. Meeting adjourned at 7:35 p.m.
Chairman Art Bronson Secretary David Sedlar
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