MINUTES

DEFIANCE TOWNSHIP ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS

07-10-2006 MEETING

 

DATE:            Monday,  July 10,  2006

 

LOCATION:  VFW Post 3360 – Defiance, Ohio

                       

TIME:             7:45 P.M.

 

Meeting was called to order by the Tim Houck, clerk to the Zoning Bd of Appeals.   Mr.  Houck noted that the Chair Mr. Keller was participating via phone connection as he was detained in traffic.  

 

The Clerk then called the roll for attendance.  Board of Appeals members present were:  Lynn Keller (via phone),  Rodell Behlke & Ruth Ann Schofield.   There being three of five members participating in the session a quorum was declared.

 

Other Township representatives present were:  Mr.  James Schlegel – Township Zoning Inspector, Mr. Robert Layne,  Mr. Dan Peck,  Mr. Richard Ankney – Township Trustees,  and Mr.  Richard Wagner – chairman of the Twp.  Zoning Commission.

 

Visitors present:   Fred & Kelly Mansfield 18603 Schubert Rd – Defiance Twp,  Joe Sisco 1144 Wayne St.  Defiance, Oh;  & JoEllen Houck of 8 Deville Drive,  Defiance,  Ohio.   

 

Chairman Keller asked the clerk to read the requests:

 

Item one:  Request of Joseph Sisco 1144 Wayne Ave Defiance,  Ohio,  to acquire a “Conditional Use” permit on a parcel of land currently zoned agricultural to allow for the construction of a house.  The parcel is four (4) acres more or less and is located at 15828 Power Dam Road.  Said parcel of land being in the southwest corner of the southwest quarter of Section 17,  – parcel ID B110017001910 in Defiance Township, Defiance County, Ohio,  Information distributed included:

 

a.      copy of application for conditional use permit –

b.      a Soil & Water review which included an aerial

 

Mr. Keller asked the clerk to inquire if anyone- “citizen or Board member” had any concerns or questions.

 

There were none.

 

Mr.  Keller then requested the clerk to ask for a motion to approve the request.

 

MOTION:       Mrs. Schofield                                                  

           

SECOND:    Mr. Behlke    

                                                      

A roll call vote was taken:

 

Lynn Keller, Chair         yea                            Rodell Behlke                yea

 

Neal Detter                  ab                                Ruth Ann Schofield      yea   

 

Bruce Hahn                   ab                                 

 

The “conditional use permit was approved.

 

Item 2: Request of Fred & Kelly Mansfield of 18603 Schubert Road,  Defiance,  Ohio, to acquire a “Conditional Use” permit on a parcel of land currently zoned agricultural to allow for the construction of a house.  The parcel is seventy – seven  (77) acres more or less and is located at 22583 Bowman Road.  Said parcel of land being in the southwest corner of the southeast quarter of Section 10,  – parcel ID B110010000802 in Defiance Township, Defiance County, Ohio.  Information distributed includes:

 

a.      copy of application for conditional use permit –

b.      a Soil & Water review which included an aerial

 

Mr. Keller asked the clerk to inquire if anyone – “citizen or Board member” had any concerns or questions.

 

There were none.

 

Mr.  Keller then requested the clerk to ask for a motion to approve the request.

 

MOTION:       Mrs. Schofield                                                  

           

SECOND:    Mr. Behlke    

                                                      

A roll call vote was taken:

 

Lynn Keller, Chair         yea                            Rodell Behlke                yea

 

Neal Detter                  ab                                Ruth Ann Schofield      yea   

 

Bruce Hahn                   ab                                 

 

The “conditional use permit was approved.

 

There being no further business to come before the Board of Appeals Mr.  Keller requested a motion to adjourn the meeting. 

 

            Motion:             Mrs.  Schofield

           

            Second:            Mr.  Behlke                                       

 

YEA(s)       3                NAY(s)        0               Passed                   X               Failed

 

The meeting adjourned.