5/17/22: CRYSTAL LAKE TOWNSHIP OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED DUE TO COVID OUTBREAK AMONG STAFF MEMBERS, AND CAUTION ON THE PART OF REMAINING STAFF. SUPERVISOR AND TREASURER AVAILABLE BY PHONE AND EMAIL. PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES. HOPEFULLY, WE WILL BE BACK IN THE HALL BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK, AROUND MAY 25th or 26th. PLEASE WEAR MASKS WHEN VISITING OUR HALL.
NEWS, EVENTS & UPDATES
UPCOMING "CLEAN UP" DATE: August 6th, 2022
8-11 AM (or until trucks are full)
Click here for a downloadable one page brochure containing details of the clean up suitable for hanging from a magnet on your refridge as a reminder.
Other county-sponsored clean up days you might want to mark on your calendar include June 18th for the hazardous waste and electronics disposal at the Frankfort High School, and July 16th for tire disposal in Thompsonville. Check the county website for more details.
RFP'S: OUR CEMETERY BUILDINGS NEED 2 NEW ROOFS
CLT is accepting quotes for the replacement of roofing, flashing, fascia and trim on storage buildings located at the CLT North and East cemeteries. Quotes will be accepted until May 20th, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. The detailed Request For Proposal (a RFP) may be viewed and downloaded by clicking here. Quotes may be mailed, emailed or dropped off by the submission deadline to Crystal Lake Township Buildings & Grounds, PO Box 2129, Frankfort MI 49635.
SHORT TERM RENTALS? Click here for update.
WORKERS NEEDED: Elections, Board of Review, Cemetery, and Budget & Financial Review
5/17/22: THIS MONTH'S BOARD MEETING CANCELLED DUE TO COVID OUTBREAK IN THE STAFF. Check back for when it will be rescheduled, PROBABLY MAY 31st, 2022.
All township meetings are now open to the public and we welcome your participation! The following underlined items are readable/downloadable documents to be considered by the board at the rescheduled meeting. Documents may continue to be added until the day before the meeting, so please check back. (*) on the agenda indicates probably action expected on those issues. Docs updated as of 5.17.22, Noon.
Guest Speaker: Housing handout
Clerk: Warrant Report (*); Deputy Halliday (*); Internal Controls Mtg (*)
Financial Reports for previous month
ARPA Report and update
Building & Grounds: Roofing Project Resolution (*)
Fireworks Ordinance and Resolution
Newsletter Draft and Resolution
PLANNING COMMISSION - NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
MAY 25, 2022 - SPECIAL LAND USE PERMIT
The Crystal Lake Township Planning Commission will HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING as a part of their regular meeting on MAY 25, 2022, at 7:00 PM to receive public input on the SPECIAL LAND USE PERMIT requested by Roger Mix to EXPAND the existing FRANKFORT-CRYSTAL LAKE RV PARK.
Roger Mix has made application for a Special Land Use Permit to expand the existing RV PARK by adding 70 new camp sites, an additional bath house/convenience facility, a 2,000 SF storage building and large outdoor storage area. The SITE PLAN AND APPLICATION for the proposed expansion is available by clicking here. Written comments FOR OR AGAINST issuing this permit, addressed to Greg Wright, Planning Commission Chair, may be delivered by mail, email, courier or in person to Township Hall until the close of business (5:00 PM) on MAY 24, 2022. Emails shall be sent to email@example.com with a copy to firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information you may contact Tom Kucera, Zoning Administrator at 231-352-9791 whose office hours are Wednesdays from 9 AM to 12 Noon.
ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS NOTICE OF MEETING – MAY 26, 2022
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Crystal Lake Township
ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS (ZBA) has scheduled A MEETING for THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2022, at 6:00 PM TO HEAR TWO REQUESTS:
REQUEST #1: REQUEST FOR INTERPRETATION. The Zoning Map shows the property at 781 Lake St (owned by Duane & Irene Nugent) is split between two zoning districts, R-3 and RP-2.5. Per Ordinance Article 4.3 and 29.7.B. Per ordinance, if there is reasonable doubt about the boundaries between two (2) [zoning] districts, the Board of Appeals should determine which district’s regulations shall apply. Presently, there are two dwellings on a single lot and the Nugents wish to do a land division. The Zoning Administrator needs to know which district’s regulations should be followed. Click here for details.
REQUEST #2: REQUEST FOR VARIANCE. Mike & Barbara Perry are requesting to REDUCE THE rear yard setback on their property at 808 Michigan Ave FROM 50 FEET TO 25 FEET so that they can build a new garage/workshop. Click here for details.
The APPLICATIONS for these REQUESTS are also available for public review at Township Hall during normal business hours.
WRITTEN COMMENTS, for or against, approval of these requests may be delivered by mail, email, courier or in person to the township clerk at Township Hall until the close of business (5:00 PM) on WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2022. Emails should be addressed to the township clerk at email@example.com with a copy to
firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information you may contact Tom Kucera, Zoning Administrator, at 231-352-9791 or during office hours on Wednesdays from 9 AM to 12 Noon.