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Planning Commission Public Hearing Notice - May 20, 2021

Date: 5/2/2021

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CITY OF FARMINGTON HILLS
PLANNING COMMISSION PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
www.fhgov.com
 

DATE: May 20, 2021
TIME: 7:30 P.M.
PLACE: City Council Chambers, 31555 Eleven Mile Rd., Farmington Hills, MI 48336    
ITEM: Rezoning Request 2-3-2021

 
The Farmington Hills Planning Commission will give formal consideration to a proposed amendment to the official Zoning Map of the City of Farmington Hills.  The property involved is located south of 34700 Grand River Ave., being more particularly described as:
 
Part of Parcel ID:  22-23-21-376-021
T1N, R9E, SEC 21 & 28 PART OF SW 1/4 OF SEC 21 & PART OF NW 1/4 OF SEC 28 City of Farmington Hills, Oakland County, Michigan.
 
The applicant in this matter is Jing-Jin Electric North America, LLC, who seeks to rezone this parcel currently zoned B-3 General Business District, to L-1, Light Industrial District.
 

Any person who is interested is invited to participate in the discussion on this matter in person via the Zoom webinar teleconference meeting. Written comments may be submitted to the City of Farmington Hills Planning Department, 31555 W. Eleven Mile Road, Farmington Hills, MI 48336, during regular business hours prior to the Public Hearing.  The application may be reviewed at the Planning Office on any business day between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. 

 

Edward R. Gardiner, Director, Planning & Community Development Department

Phone:  248-871-2540, E-mail: egardiner@fhgov.com,
Publish: May 2, 2021
 
 
PLEASE NOTE:  THIS MEETING WILL BE HELD ELECTRONICALLY AS AUTHORIZED UNDER THE OPEN MEETINGS ACT, MCL 15.261, ET SEQ., AS AMENDED.  MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC BODY AND MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC MAY PARTICIPATE ELECTRONICALLY, AS DESCRIBED BELOW.  
 
The reason for holding this meeting electronically is to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, protect the public health, and provide essential protections to vulnerable citizens, in-person contact should be limited. Critical mitigation measures include social distancing and limiting the number of people interacting at public gatherings. This includes public meetings.
 
 
Procedure for public participation by electronic means:
The Planning Commission will be utilizing the video/audio conferencing platform Zoom for electronic meetings, which will be accessible to members of the public body and members of the public.  Members of the Planning Commission will be able to hear and speak (and see if using video) to each other for the entire meeting.  Members of the public will be able to hear (and possibly see) members of the Planning Commission during the entire meeting but will only be able to speak during the Public Hearing and Public Comment periods as explained below. 
 
The Planning Commission Chair will call for public input on this item during the public hearing portion of the meeting.  Members of the public participating in the electronic meeting who wish to speak during the public hearing should use the “Raise Hand” feature in Zoom or if you dialed into the meeting use *9 on the telephone keypad to raise your hand; but only after the meeting host has called for comments.   Pressing *9 on a telephone keypad will activate the “Raise Hand” feature signaling to the meeting host that a participant wishes to speak.  Participants will be called upon one at a time, as would happen during an in-person meeting.  The meeting host will determine the order of participant speakers. The participant will be acknowledged by name, if available, or by the last 4 digits of the participant’s phone number. Participants representing themselves will have three (3) minutes and those representing a homeowners’ association will have five (5) minutes to share comments with the public body.  At the conclusion of the participant’s comments or the allotted time, the participant will be muted or requested to mute themselves.  Participants calling in should use *6 on a telephone keypad to mute and unmute themselves when called upon by the meeting host to do so.
 
Public comments may also be emailed to mstec@fhgov.com prior to 4:30 pm on the date of this meeting to be read aloud at the meeting during the public hearing on this agenda item.
 
How members of the public may participate:
Members of the public are welcome to participate in the electronic meeting and may do so by clicking or copying and pasting the Zoom webinar link in their browser (downloading Zoom client is required) or by using the dial in number and webinar or meeting ID, all of which are located at the top of each meeting agenda.  Further instructions for attending electronic meetings can be found on this page below this notice.
 
Members of the public may also watch the meeting live over cable television or by tuning into the City’s YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/FHChannel8 or by selecting the YouTube icon from the City’s homepage at https://fhgov.com/Home.aspx. The video recording of the meeting will also be available the next day on the City’s website or from YouTube.  Closed captioning is an option available through YouTube.
 
Members of the public may contact members of the Planning Commission through the staff liaison at mstec@fhgov.com, or by selecting the Planning Commission at https://www.fhgov.com/Government/Boards-Commissions.aspx and using the email listed for that staff liaison.
 
Procedures for accommodations for persons with disabilities:
The City will be following its normal procedures for accommodation of persons with disabilities. Those individuals needing accommodations for effective participation in this meeting should contact the City Clerk (248) 871-2410 at least two working days in advance of the meeting. An attempt will be made to make reasonable accommodations.


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