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Township Board Notices 

The Township Board will hold Public Hearings at their February 13, 2018 Regular Board meeting at 6:00 p.m.  

1) The purpose of the Public Hearing is to consider An Amendment and Restatement of Ordinance No 18. Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) an Ordinance to provide that the tax exemption and attendant provision for the payment of a service charge in lieu of taxes established in Section 15a(1) of the State Housing Development Authority Act, being Act No. 346 of the Public Acts of 1966, as amended (hereinafter referred to as the "Act"), shall apply only to those classes of housing projects within the boundaries of the Charter Township of Garfield to which Section 15a(1) applies and as more particularly defined within this Ordinance No. 18, and to provide that this Ordinance shall be effective thirty (30) days following legal publication.  A complete copy of the Ordinance can be found by clicking here.

2) The purpose of the public hearing is to consider Resolution 2018-05-T, the request of Farm Lane Properties LLC to establish an Industrial Development District, pursuant to Public Act 198 of 1974, as amended, for property located on Industry Drive, Traverse City, Michigan.


These lands are situated in the County of Grand Traverse, Charter Township of Garfield, State of Michigan, and are described as follows:


28-05-134-004-00, 28-05-134-014-00, 28-05-134-017-00, 28-05-134-025-00, 28-05-134-026-00, 28-05-134-027-00, 28-05-134-028-00, 28-05-134-031-00, 28-05-134-032-00, 28-05-134-033-00,   28-05-134-034-00, 28-05-134-035-00, 28-05-134-036-00 and 28-05-134-037-00:  Units #4, 14,  17, 25, 26, 27, 28, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36 & 37, Hammond Industrial Centre  Condominium, Grand Traverse Condominium Subdivision Plan No. 160, Section 26, Town 27 North, Range 11 West.

The Township Board at their January 9, 2018 meeting adopted Amendment 9 to Ordinance 69 (Zoning Ordinance).  A copy of that amendment can be found by clicking on the link below.

ORDINANCE NO. 68 (Zoning Ordinance): AMENDMENT NO. 9




Planning Commission Notices

The Planning Commission will be holding 5 Public hearings at their February 14th, 2018 meeting.  For a complete copy of the Notice Click here.


Zoning Board of Appeals Notices

The Zoning Board of Appeals meeting scheduled for February 21, 2018 has been cancelled.


Parks and Recreation Commission

The Parks and Recreation commission next meeting is scheduled for Monday February 5, 2018. 

This page last updated on 2/12/2018.

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