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Council 2019-2020 Schedule

June 29, 2019
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Planning Commission 2019-2020 Schedule

June 29, 2019
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Special Meeting Houghton City Council

September 18, 2019
A special meeting of the Houghton City Council will be held on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, City Center, 616 Shelden Avenue, Houghton.


The purpose of the special meeting will be to interview candidates for the Planning Commission. Following the interviews, the Council will appoint one of the candidates to the position.


AGENDA

1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Business

a. Conduct Interviews of Candidates
b. Council Appoints One Candidate to Planning Commission

4. Adjournment

Proposed Ordinance 2019-300

September 25, 2019
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
HOUGHTON CITY COUNCIL
PROPOSED ZONING ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

THE HOUGHTON CITY COUNCIL WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING AT 5:30 p.m. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2019, IN THE HOUGHTON CITY CENTER COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 616 SHELDEN AVENUE, ON THE FOLLOWING PROPOSED ORDINANCE:

Proposed Ordinance 2019-300: This proposed ordinance would rezone a portion of the Hope Fellowship Church property (3200 W. Sharon Avenue) described below from R-1 (single-family residential district) to B-3 (general business district).

Property Description: A parcel of land situated in part of the Southeast quarter of the Northeast quarter (SE1/4, NE1/4), Section 3, Township 54 North, Range 34 West, City of Houghton, Houghton County, Michigan, described as follows:

Commencing at the East quarter corner of Section 3; then S87°43'01"W, along the East-West quarter line, 100.00 feet to the Westerly right-of-way line of Sharon Avenue; then along said Westerly right-of-way line 203.37 feet along a 644.24 foot radius curve to the left with a delta angle of 18°05’14” and a chord bearing N11°20'33"W 202.53 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING; then S87°43'01"W 1087.23 feet to a point on the East 1/16th line; then N77°37'13"E 1012.50 feet to said Westerly right-of-way line of Sharon Avenue; then along said right-of-way line 200.00 feet along a 644.24 foot radius curve to the right with a delta angle of 17°47’14” and a chord bearing S29°16'35"E 199.20 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING, containing 2.24 acres, more or less.

A map showing this proposed property is attached.
The public hearing is a chance for the council to receive public comments on this proposed ordinance. Copies of the proposed ordinance are available at the Houghton City Clerk’s Office, 616 Shelden Avenue, Houghton, between the hours of 8-5 on weekdays and on our website cityofhoughton.com/info-hearings.php. The office number is 482-1700.

Ann Vollrath, Clerk
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Proposed Ordinance 2019-301

October 9, 2019
THE HOUGHTON CITY COUNCIL WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING AT 5:30 p.m. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2019, IN THE HOUGHTON CITY CENTER COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 616 SHELDEN AVENUE, ON THE FOLLOWING PROPOSED ORDINANCE: Proposed Ordinance 2019-301: This proposed ordinance would rezone the property at 18260 Canal Road and described below from R-1 (single-family residential district) to I-1 (industrial district) with the condition that it will be used only for a seaplane business that includes, docks, a boat ramp, bulk fuel tank, aircraft storage hangar, office space, customer parking, and three duplex cabins.

Property Description: A PARCEL OF LAND SITUATED IN GOV LOT 3 & GOV LOT 4, SEC 34,T55N, R34W, CITY OF HOUGHTON DES AS FOL: COM AT THE W 1/4 COR OF SEC 34; TH ALONG THE S LINE OF GOV LOT 3 S 89 DEG 50'13"E 1334.62 FT TO THE SE COR OF GOV LOT 3; TH N 0 DEG 28'47"E 1013.95 FT; TH S 79 DEG 21'13"E 121.90 FT; TH N 0 DEG 15'0"W 51.47 FT TO A POINT ON THE N ROW LINE OF THE HOUGHTON CANAL RD & THE POB; TH FROM THE PT THUS ESTABLISHED GO N 79 DEG 7'16"W ALONG THE SD N ROW LINE OF THE HOUGHTON CANAL RD 19.64 FT; TH ALONG THE N ROW LINE N 77 DEG 22'38"W 166.86 FT TO A 1/2" CAPPED REBAR ABOVE A 48" DISMETER CULVERT; TH ALONG THE CENTER OF A CREEK THE FOL 6 COURSES, N 19 DEG 44'57"E 59.83 FT; TH N 4 DEG 18'32"E 67.10 FT; TH N 8 DEG 41'37"E 40.43 FT; TH N 57 DEG 27'40"W 50.47 FT; TH N 25 DEG 51'19"W 69.57 FT; TH N 0 DEG 51'25"W 78.255 FT TO AN INTERM TRAVERSE LINE ON THE SHORE OF PORTAGE LK; TH ALONG THE TRAV LINE OF PORTAGE LK S 76 DEG 14'22"E 34.27 FT TO A 1/2" CAPPED REBAR; TH ALONG THE INTERM TRAVERSE LINE OF PORTAGE LK S 76 DEG 53'52"E 151.115 FT TO A 1/2" REBAR; TH S 0 DEG 47'37"W 328.45 FT TO A 1/2" CAPPED REBAR ON THE N ROW LINE OF THE HOUGHTON CANAL RD & THE POB. CON 1.42 ACRES M/L. A map showing this proposed property is attached. The public hearing is a chance for the council to receive public comments on this proposed ordinance. Copies of the proposed ordinance are available at the Houghton City Clerk’s Office, 616 Shelden Avenue, Houghton, between the hours of 8-5 on weekdays and on our website cityofhoughton.com/info-hearings.php. The office number is 482-1700. Ann Vollrath, Clerk
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Board of Review 4:30 p.m.

December 12, 2019
 
 

 
 
 

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