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Notice Regarding Proposed Mining Operations in Lyndon Township
The March Planning Commission Meeting is
Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 7:00 PM at the
Washington Street Education Center Auditorium
500 Washington Street
Chelsea, MI 48118.
We have requested the auditorium to be open at 6:00 PM
Lyndon Township has received a special land use zoning request and an application for a Mineral Mining Operation (MMO) within our township. The proposed site is off M-52 near Green Lake. For reference material regarding this project, you can view the application at the township hall on Tuesday & Thursday from 9-12, at the Chelsea Library during business hours, or on this website by clicking on the below listed documents:
Appendix A Hydrogeological Review
Appendices 1-7 to Appendix A
Appendices 8-12 to Appendix A
Appendix B1 Environmental Assessments
Appendix B2 Threatened and Endangered Species Report
Appendix C Correspondence with MDOT and WCRC
Appendix D.1 Soil Boring Logs
Appendix D.2 NRCS Web Soil Survey
Appendix E Spill Prevention - Control and Containment Plan
Carlisle Wortman Report McCoig Sand Mine
Township Engineers Review of McCoig Application
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The township & planning boards understand that this is a very sensitive issue for our recreational community. We have taken proactive steps in assembling professional planners, engineers and attorneys that specialize in this field.
Please understand that the township’s authority to regulate MMO’s is very limited. Michigan State Legislators have greatly reduced township control by passing Act 110 of 2006 (125.3205). Under that law, the township must not "prevent the extraction, by mining, of valuable natural resources from any property unless very serious consequences would result from the extraction of those natural resources. Natural resources are considered valuable for the purposes of this section if a person, by extracting the natural resources, can receive revenue and reasonably expect to operate at a profit." The township’s authority is limited to "reasonable regulation of hours of operation, blasting hours, noise levels, dust control measures, and traffic that are not preempted by part 632 of the Michigan environmental laws," 1994 PA 451, MCL 324.63201 to 324.63223. All other regulations are performed by MDOT for roads & MDEQ/DNR for environmental issues. Please contact these agencies directly for your concerns and input regarding this project.
Click here view an excerpt from Act 110, Michigan Compiled Law 125.3205.
Click here to view the entire Act 110 of 2006 (the Zoning enabling act)
Click here to view House Bill No. 4746 (amends section 205 of Public act 110)
Click here to view House Bill No. 912(amending section 205(MCL 125.3205)
LYNDON TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
Lyndon Township is seeking volunteers interested in working on a Grants Committee. The purpose of this committee is to help find and secure grants that will benefit Lyndon Township.
If you have experience in grant writing and/or are interested in serving your local community, please contact Lyndon Township by e-mail at email@example.com call 734-475-2401
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Private Road/Drive Aggregate Purchase Procedure
Lyndon Twp. has negotiated special pricing with Aggregate Industries (On Loveland Rd.) for private road/drive aggregate and delivery. Pricing is all inclusive.
This is a great opportunity for Lyndon Twp. residents that contribute to a private road to have aggregate delivered at discounted pricing.
Below are a series of events that must be followed to take advantage of this offer.
Resident must call the Chelsea pit @ 475-2531, identify the private road name, quantity needed (48-52 ton tandem trailer minimum for special pricing) and date needed.
Payment: Resident must supply the pit with a credit card number or a check for at least 50% of cost before delivery is scheduled.
Schedule delivery: On the day of delivery the resident must have equipment to dress road to their preference. The aggregate will be tail-gate spread or dumped where applicable but not be drive ready.
Special delivery requests: Will be allowed but please notify the pit ahead of time. The hourly rental rate for the trucks is $115/hr., payable to the driver directly.
After delivery: The resident must finalize the payment with either credit card or return to pit with a check for exact amount. The deposit check can be picked up at that time. The delivery ticket with the amount owed can be brought with the driver (arranged ahead of time) or picked up at the pit.
Clearance: Trucks need 20' min vertical clearance, and excessive low branches or overhead wires will prevent the trucks from spreading and the gravel will have to be dumped in piles.
Pricing: All prices below include delivery based on 20 minutes from pit to private road/drive. All prices below include delivery based on 20 minutes from pit to private road/drive.
23A Natural $ 8.10 per ton
23A Limestone $12.60 per ton
SMA (crushed stone) $19.80 per ton
Other aggregate is available upon request.
**For less than full loads the residents can contract directly with Hammer at (734) 429-7179. This pricing will not apply.
If you have any questions please call Marc Keezer @ 734-395-2462
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