Thursday, October 22, 2020

Hall Information

The Jonesfield Township Hall is available for rent.

Rates are determined by residency and day of week.

Rental Information and Hall Tours:
Phone 989-327-8831 

Rates:  Hall Rental Rates

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Hall Rental Agreement (PDF)        

Latest Township News and Postings

Board Meeting: The next board meeting will be on Monday, November 16, 2020 at 6:00 PM and it will be held in the Jonesfield Township Hall.  Please wear a face covering as you enter the building and we are encouraging social distancing.

Special Use Permit from DTE:  Due to the resident interest in this expected application, the township is posting a link of the entire application including site plans below.  If you have friends and neighbors who my need help reviewing and/or printing the documents that would be helpful.  The link is HERE: DTE Special Use Permit Application Here is Appendix A: Public Hearing Maps

November 12, 2020 Planning Commission Meeting and Public Hearing:  The township planning commission will hold a special meeting on November 12, 2020 to hear a special use permit request from DTE for a wind farm within Jonesfield Township.  Affected property owners within 300 feet of property with proposed turbines will receive notices.  The meeting begins at 6:00 p.m.  The newly defined "face coverings" will be required and social distancing will be encouraged.

Notice of Public Hearing:  Notice is hereby given that the Zoning Board of Appeals of Jonesfield Township, Saginaw County, Michigan, will hold a public hearing on Thursday, October 29, 2020, at 6:00 p.m., to consider DTE Energy’s request for variances requests for a number of  WTG towers.

Section 612(l) of the Jonesfield Township Zoning Ordinance requires each WTG tower to be setback from all adjacent property lines and road right-of-way lines a minimum distance equal to the height of the tower, including the top of blade in its vertical position. DTE’s variance application requests approval of certain property lines setbacks less than a distance equal to the height of the tower, including the top of the blade in its vertical position.  This public hearing is being held as part of a public meeting of the Jonesfield Township Zoning Board of Appeals as provided in this Notice.

This hearing will be held at the Jonesfield Township Hall at 217 N. Eddy Street, Merrill, MI 48637.  The Township will be practicing safe distancing and required face coverings to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.  For further detail click on the links that follow.     Here is the Full Public NoticeHere is DTE’s October 12, 2020 Requests Cover Letter.  Tab 1 - Schedule of Variances by Single Parcel.  Tab 2 - Proposed Locations for WTG towers that are the subject to this request.


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