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    Newkirk Township is looking for Planning Commission Board members.  If you are interested please contact Carrie Fansler Township Supervisor @ 231-388-0359 or Patti Pacola @ 231-388-5597.

2014 Newkirk Township Planning Commission meeting date:
(All meetings will be held at 6:30pm unless otherwise noted)
 January 16
 March 13
 May 15
 July 17
 September 18
 November 13
 December 18

   

 

 Survey Results
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 Property owners were asked to state how they felt on a series of statements relating to a variety of existing and future issues with the Township.  Most questions asked for a yes or no answer while some had multiple choice options.  Results were compiled.  The top answer/answers will be provided listing the top three as well as the percentages if the question was a yes or no.  A complete list of the survey results is available on the Newkirk Township Website at www.newkirktownship.com.

   

  1. Survey Results:  

 

    1. Would you be opposed to a central business district/strip mall in our township. No
    2. Would you like to allow cell/phone towers in our township?  Yes – 78.10%
    1. Would you like to open up our township to multiple housing either by way of a mobile home park or condominiums/apartments?  No – 65.71%
    1. Would you like to see more paved roads in Newkirk Township ?  Yes – 46.67%, No – 46.67%
    1. Do you feel planning/zoning would positively impact the appearance of Newkirk Township ?  Yes – 63.81%
    1. Would you encourage the development of industry in suitable areas of Newkirk Township ?  Yes – 62.86%
    1. Do you feel maintaining the rural atmosphere of Newkirk Township is important?  Yes – 87.62%
    1. Other townships have larger/smaller lot sizes to build on.  What residential lot size do you feel is sufficient to build on in Newkirk Township ?  No answer, 1 Acre and 5 Acres.
    1. Would you like to see more trails, campgrounds, or recreational areas in Newkirk Township ?  Yes – 45.71%
    1. What is your primary reason for owning property/living in Newkirk Township ?  Rural atmosphere, beauty, quietness, hunting, fishing and camping.
    1. What are the top three issues that you feel Newkirk Township currently faces?  Junk Auto & Junk Machinery, vacant older mobile homes and desire to maintain rural atmosphere.
    1. What would you like to see done to preserve the natural areas, rivers, streams, and lakes in Newkirk Township ?  Protect and maintain the areas natural resources.
    1. What is your vision for Newkirk Township in the future?  Ensure a clean, quiet, peaceful and rural atmosphere.
    1. Do you have any additional questions, concerns or comments?  The top issue was to keep the area clean and get rid of the blight.

    Planning Commission Bylaws

                     As Amended January 18th, 2007

The following rules of procedure are hereby adopted by the Newkirk Township Planning Commission to facilitate the performance of its duties as outlined in the Township Planning Act, Public Act 168 of 1959, as amended.

SECTION 1: Officers

A. Selection and Tenure—At the first regular meeting the planning commission shall select from its membership a chairperson, vice chairperson and secretary. All officers shall serve a term of one year, or until their successors are selected and assume office, except as noted in B and C, below. All officers shall be eligible for re-election for consecutive terms for the same office.

B. Chairperson—The chairperson shall preside at all meetings, appoint committees and perform such other duties as may be ordered by the planning commission.

C. Vice Chairperson—The vice chairperson shall act in the capacity of the chairperson in his/her

absence. In the event the office of chairperson becomes vacant, the vice chairperson shall succeed to this office for the unexpired term, and the planning commission shall select a successor to the office of vice chairperson for the unexpired term.

D. Secretary—The secretary shall execute documents in the name of the planning commission, perform the duties hereinafter listed below, and shall perform such other duties as the planning commission may determine.

1. Minutes—The secretary shall be responsible for maintaining a permanent record of the minutes of each meeting and shall have them recorded in suitable permanent records maintained by the township clerk. The minutes shall contain a brief synopsis of the meeting, including a complete restatement of all motions and record of votes, conditions or recommendations made on any action and record of attendance.

2. Correspondence—The secretary shall be responsible for issuing formal written correspondence with other groups or persons, as directed by the planning commission. All communications, petitions, reports or other written materials received by the secretary shall be brought to the attention of the planning commission.

3. Attendance—The secretary shall be responsible for maintaining an attendance record for each planning commission member and report those records annually to the planning commission for inclusion in the annual report to the township board.

4. Notices—The secretary shall issue such notices as may be required by the planning commission.

E. Township Board Representative—The township board representative shall present the

recommendations of the planning commission as required by the zoning ordinance, subdivision

ordinance or other ordinance to the township board prior to their consideration of such request.

F. Zoning Board of Appeals Representative—The planning commission representative to the zoning board of appeals shall report the actions of the zoning board of appeals to the planning commission and update the zoning board of appeals on actions by the planning commission that relate to the functions and duties of the zoning board of appeals.

                                        

SECTION 2: Meetings

A. Regular Meetings—The planning commission shall hold not less than four regular meetings each year and by resolution shall determine the time and place of such meetings. Other meetings may be held as necessary. When a regular meeting falls on a legal holiday or upon a day resulting in a conflict, the planning commission shall, if possible, select a suitable alternate meeting date in the same month as the originally scheduled meeting. Notice of regular or scheduled planning commission meetings shall be posted at the principal township office within 10 days after the planning commission’s first meeting in each fiscal year in accordance with the Open Meetings Act.

B. Special Meetings—Special meetings may be called by the chairperson or upon written request to the secretary by at least two members of the planning commission. The business the planning commission may perform shall be conducted at a public meeting held in compliance with the Open Meetings Act. All costs of special meetings held to consider requests of applicants for approvals under the zoning ordinance (or for such other purposes as may be necessary) shall be paid by the applicant for such requests. Notice of special meetings shall be given to the members of the planning commission at least forty-eight hours prior to the meeting. Such notice shall state the purpose, time and location of the special meeting and shall be posted in accordance with the Open Meetings Act.

C. Public Records—All meetings, minutes, records, documents, correspondence and other materials of the planning commission shall be open to public inspection in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act, except as may otherwise be provided by law.

D. Quorum-Three members of a five-member planning commission shall constitute a quorum for

transacting business and taking official action for all matters. Whenever a quorum is not present,

those present may adjourn the meeting to another time and day, in accordance with the provisions of the Open Meetings Act, or hold the meeting to consider the matters on the agenda.  No action shall be taken at a meeting at which a quorum is not present.

E. Voting—An affirmative vote of the majority of the planning commission membership is required to adopt any part of the master plan or amendments to the plan (MCL 125.328). Unless required by statute, other actions or motions placed before the planning commission may be adopted by a majority vote of the membership in attendance, as long as a quorum is present. Voting shall be by voice vote; a roll call vote shall be required if requested by any commission member or directed by the chairperson. All planning commission members, including the chairperson, shall vote on all matters, but the chairperson shall vote last.

F. Agenda—The secretary shall be responsible for preparing an agenda for planning commission meetings. The order of business for meetings shall be as follows:

1. Call to Order

2. Pledge of Allegiance

3. Roll Call

4. Approval of Minutes

5. Visitor Comments

6. Old Business

7. New Business

8. Open Discussion for Issues Not on the Agenda

9. Adjournment

G. Public Hearings—All public hearings held by the planning commission must be held as part of a regular or special meeting of the planning commission. The following rules of procedure shall apply to public hearings held by the planning commission:

1. Chairperson opens the public hearing and announces the subject.

2. Chairperson summarizes the procedures/rules to be followed during the hearing.

3. Applicant presents the main points of the application.

4. Persons speaking in support of the application are recognized.

5. Persons speaking in opposition of the application are recognized.

6. Chairperson closes the public hearing and returns to the regular/special meeting.

7. Township planner/engineer/other consultants present their report and recommendation.

8. Planning commission begins deliberation and arrives at a decision.

To ensure everyone has the opportunity to speak, the chairperson may elect to limit the time permitted for each person to speak, except that the applicant may be permitted additional time as the chairperson allows. The chairperson may also elect to allow persons to speak only once, until all persons have had the opportunity to speak, at which time the chairperson, in his/her discretion, may permit additional comments.

All comments by the public, staff and the planning commission shall be directed to the chairperson. All comments shall be related to the land use request; unrelated comments shall be ruled out of order.

A written notice containing the decision of the planning commission will be sent to petitioners and originators of the request.

 

SECTION 3: Duties of the Planning Commission

The planning commission shall perform the following duties:

A. Take such action on petitions, staff proposals and township board requests for amendments to the zoning ordinance as required.

B. Take such action on petitions, staff proposals and township board requests for amendments to the master land use plan as required.

C. Prepare an annual report to the township board.

D. Prepare an annual work program and budget, to be included in the annual report.

E. Take such actions as are required by the Township Zoning Act, Public Act 184 of 1943, as amended.

F. Review subdivision and condominium proposals and recommend appropriate actions to the township board.

G. Prepare special studies and plans, as deemed necessary by the planning commission or township board and for which appropriations of funds have been approved by the township board, as needed.

H. Attend training sessions, conferences or meetings as needed to properly fulfill the duties of planning commissioner and for which appropriations of funds have been approved by the township board, as needed.

I. Prepare a capital improvements plan.

J. Perform other duties and responsibilities or respond as requested by any township board or

commission.

SECTION 4: Duties of the Zoning Administrator and Planning Consultant

A. The planning commission shall be assisted by the zoning administrator and planning consultant in performing the planning commission’s duties, as noted in Section 3.

B. The zoning administrator and planning consultant shall be responsible for the professional and

administrative work in coordinating the functions of the planning commission.

C. The zoning administrator shall:

1. Supervise and review the work of the planning consultant and township staff.

2. Accept applications for matters to be reviewed by the planning commission and ensure that such applications are complete.

3. Forward application materials to the planning commission at least one week prior to the meeting at which the matters will be considered.

4. Inform the planning commission of administrative and enforcement actions taken on behalf of the township related to the zoning or other appropriate ordinance.

D. The planning consultant shall:

1. Attend planning commission meetings.

2. Consult with the planning commission, zoning administrator and other township officials

concerning interpretation, procedural questions and other matters arising from the zoning

ordinance.

3. Prepare amendments to the zoning ordinance as directed by the planning commission.

4. Prepare and forward to the zoning administrator written reviews and recommendations, if

appropriate, for all requests and development proposals to be considered by the planning

commission.

5. Meet with applicants, their representatives and/or township officials as needed to properly

perform project reviews.

6. Perform other duties as directed by the planning commission.

E. The planning commission may be assisted by other professional or township staff as needed,

including the building inspector, township attorney, township engineer or other person or agency.

SECTION 5: Absences, Removals, Resignations and Vacancies

A. Members of the planning commission shall notify the township supervisor, planning commission chairperson or other planning commission member when they intend to

be absent from a meeting.  The Planning Commission will make a recommendation to the Township Board to remove a member of the Planning Commission after 3 absences in a 12 month period.

B. Members of the planning commission may be removed by the township supervisor, after a

hearing, with the approval of the township board.

C. A member may resign from the planning commission by sending a letter of resignation to the

township supervisor, township board or planning commission chairperson.

D. Vacancies shall be filled by the township supervisor, with the approval of the township board,

within one month of resignation or removal of a planning commission member. Successors shall

serve out the unexpired term of the member being replaced.

SECTION 6: Conflict of Interest

A. Planning commission members shall declare a conflict of interest and abstain from participating in a hearing or deliberations on a request when:

1. A relative or other family member is involved in any request for which the planning

commission is asked to make a decision;

2. The planning commission member has a business or financial interest in the property

involved in the request or has a business or financial interest in the applicant’s company,

agency or association;

3. The planning commission member owns or has a financial interest in neighboring property.

For purposes of this section, a neighboring property shall include any property falling within

the notification radius for the proposed development, as required by the zoning ordinance

or other applicable ordinance, or

4. There is a reasonable appearance of a conflict of interest, as determined by the planning

commission member declaring such conflict.

B. The planning commission member declaring a conflict of interest should state the nature of the

conflict and whether he or she believes he or she could impartially consider the request before

the commission. He or she should individually decide to abstain from any discussion or votes

relative to the matter that is the subject of the conflict.  The member declaring a conflict may ask the other planning commission members to decide if he or she should abstain. The member declaring a conflict may absent him/herself from the room in which the discussion takes place, unless doing so would violate his or her constitutionally protected rights to participate. He or she should not make any presentations to the planning commission as a representative of the proposal.

Section 7: Amendments

These bylaws may be amended at any meeting by a vote of four members of the planning commission.

Amended by the Newkirk Township Planning Commission at a regular meeting this18th Day of_January 2007.

Cindy Holmes/Secretary

Newkirk Township Outdoor Storage Ordinance 10-17-05 (01)

As Amended, November 20, 2006

 AN ORDINANCE TO REGULATE THE STORAGE OF VEHICLES, MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT, THE PARTS OF SAME, METAL PARTS OR PIECES, HOUSEHOLD GOODS, APPLIANCES, MATTRESSES, BOX SPRINGS, CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, UNLICENSED, INOPERABLE OR DISMANTLED VEHICLES, SPECIAL MOBILE EQUIPMENT AND PARTS, PROCESSED MATERIALS, TIRES, JUNK, TRAVEL TRAILERS, TANKS AND OTHER PERSONAL PROPERTY OF A SIMILAR NATURE, TO REGULATE NUISANCES EXISTING BECAUSE OF SAME, TO PROTECT PRIVATE PROPERTY IN RELATION THERETO: TO PRESCRIBE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF

 Section 1.01. Short Title. This Ordinance shall be known and cited as the “Outdoor Storage Ordinance”.

 Section 2.01. Definitions. In interpretation of this Ordinance, the following definitions shall apply, except where the context clearly indicates that another meaning is intended:

 A.     The following words shall be defined as set forth in Chapter 1 of the Michigan Vehicle Code, Act 300 of the Public Acts of 1949, MCLA 257.1 et seq. as amended.

              Farm Tractor                           Highway                         Implement of husbandry

             Motor Vehicle                         Owner                             Registration

             Salvage Vehicle                      Street                                Special Mobile Equipment

             Vehicle

 B.     “Appliances” means major household appliances such as stoves, refrigerators, dishwashers, trash compactors, washers and dryers.

C.     “Box Spring” means a fabric case in which materials have been placed or arranged for the purpose of providing support of a mattress, or an arrangement of metal in such a manner as to provide support of a mattress.

 D.     “Construction Materials” means materials, new or used, manufactured for the purpose of inclusion in a building or appurtenances thereto such as decks, porches, sidewalks and parking pads, and includes by was of example, but not limitation, timber, lumber, paneling, drywall, bricks, concrete blocks or slabs, windows, doors, siding, roofing materials, plywood, electrical and plumbing hardware and supplies, heating and cooling equipment and supplies, which is not attached to or used or constructed in a building or appurtenance thereto in such a manner as to be used for its intended purposes, unless there is in force a valid and current building permit issued by the authorized county building inspector or the designated representative of the township for construction on said premises and such materials are used in connection with such construction.

 E.      “Dismantled Equipment” shall mean inoperable special mobile equipment or equipment as defined herein from which a part or parts have been removed; and the terms shall include within its meaning all parts, including wheels and tracks, that have been removed from the special mobile equipment.

 F.      “Dismantled Machinery,” means inoperable machinery from which a part or parts have been removed; and the term shall include within its meaning all parts of whatever type that have been removed from a vehicle of any type.

 G.     “Dismantled Vehicle” shall mean an inoperable vehicle from which a part or parts have been removed; and the term shall include within its meaning all parts, including tires, wheels and batteries, that have been removed from a vehicle of any type.

 H.     “Extracted or Processed Materials’ means materials extracted from or processed as a result of extraction from or harvesting from the earth, and includes by way of example, but not limitation, timber, lumber, food product, such as carrots and grain, gravel, sand and other minerals.

  I.         “Equipment” means the implements used in an activity or operation,

 J.       “Household Goods” mean any item of personal property, commonly used for household purposes, including by way of example, but not limitation, furniture, decorative items, such as pictures, frames and sculpture, pots and pans, tableware, minor kitchen appliances, glassware, lamps, lawn mowers, gardening utensils and tools, appliances, televisions, stereo and radio equipment, computer hardware and software.

 K.     “Inoperable Equipment” means equipment, which by reason of accident, neglect, mechanical condition, disrepair or other cause, is apparently not in an operational or safe condition.

 L.      “Inoperable Machinery” means machinery, which by reason of accident, neglect, mechanical condition, disrepair or other cause, is apparently not in an operational or safe condition.

 M.    “Inoperable Special Mobile Equipment” shall mean special mobile equipment, implements of husbandry and/or machinery normally used for construction purposes, including bulldozers, backhoe and tractors (whether wheeled or tracked), farm field and orchard tools, paving equipment and construction equipment, which, by reason of accident, neglect, mechanical condition, disrepair or other cause, is apparently not in an operational or safe condition.

 N.     “Inoperable Vehicle” shall mean any salvage vehicle and any vehicle, which, by reason of accident, neglect, mechanical condition, disrepair or other cause, is apparently not in an operational or safe condition as required by Section 683 of said Michigan Vehicle Code, as amended. Inoperable vehicle shall also mean any motor vehicle required to be registered by the Michigan Vehicle Code if operated on the public streets, which does not have displayed on the vehicle currently valid registration; and any vehicle, other than a motor vehicle, which does not have displayed on the vehicle registration which has been valid within the prior six (6) months.

 O.     “Junk” means garbage, including decayed or decaying foodstuffs and the containers thereof, refuse, waste, wastepaper, paper, newspaper more than 5 days old, discarded materials, scrap materials of whatever nature, and other debris not otherwise herein classified and whether or not same could be put to any reasonable use.

 P.      “Machinery” means a mechanically, electrically or electrically operated device for performing a task.

 Q.     “Mattresses” means a fabric case stuffed with soft foam or springy material, or a similar case filled with water, manufactured for use as a bed.

 R.     “Metal Part or Pieces” shall mean any part or piece, made or used for whatever purpose, composed, entirely or in part, of metal, including by way of example, but not of limitation, iron, steel, titanium, chrome, tin, or aluminum, which is not attached to a structure, building, vehicle, equipment or machinery in such a manner as to be used for its intended purpose.

 S.      “Person” shall mean any private individual, firm, partnership, company, corporation, entity or private organization of any kind.

 T.      “Private Premises” shall mean any lot or parcel of land owned by a person, whether or not improved with a structure of any kind, and whether or not inhabited or occupied, and shall include any yard, grounds, walks, driveways, porches or steps belonging or appurtenant to any structure thereon.

 U.     “Public Place” shall mean any highway, street, sidewalk, alley, berm or terrace, or other public way: and any and all parks, squares, spaces, grounds and buildings owned by or the use of which is dedicated to any governmental entity.

 V.     “Tanks” means a container over 10 gallons in size manufactured for the purpose of storing or holding liquids or gas.

 W.   “Tires” means a band of rubber or other synthetic material manufactured for the purpose of mounting on a rim and attachment to a vehicle, toy or other machinery or equipment to allow transportation of same.

 X.     “Travel Trailers’ means a vehicular portable structure mounted on wheels and of a size and weight as not to require special highway movement permits when drawn by a stock passenger automobile or when drawn with a fifth wheel hitch mounted on a motor vehicle, and is primarily designed, constructed, and used to provide temporary living quarters for recreational camping or travel. This definition is intended to encompass the term as defined in The General Property Tax Act, MCLA 211.2a (4) and shall be deemed to include camping trailer as defined therein.

 Section 3.01. Prohibition of Outdoor Storage:

 A.     No person shall anywhere within the unincorporated area of the Township of Newkirk, for a period in excess of 3 days, park, keep, maintain, accumulate, possess, allow to occupy or permit to remain on private premises, or in a public place, any inoperable or dismantled machinery, equipment, or the parts of same, metal parts or pieces, household goods, appliances, mattresses, box springs, construction materials, unlicensed, inoperable or dismantled vehicles, inoperable special mobile equipment, or parts thereof , extracted or processed materials, tires, junk, travel trailers, tanks or other personal property of similar nature, unless same are housed entirely within an enclosed, roofed building..     Both the owner as well as the occupant or lessee of private premises, and the owner of the inoperable or dismantled machinery, equipment, or the parts of same, metal parts or pieces, household goods, appliances, mattresses, box springs, construction materials, unlicensed, inoperable or dismantled vehicles, inoperable special mobile equipment, or parts thereof, extracted or processed materials, tires, junk, travel trailers, tanks or other personal property of similar nature, shall be deemed persons responsible under the provisions of Section 3.01A above.

Section 4.01 Notice of Violation. A notice of violation shall be served in the manner provided for by the General Civil Infraction Ordinance adopted by Township of Newkirk .

Section 5.01. Exceptions The provisions of Section 3.01 shall not apply to the following persons, but solely under the following conditions.

A.    Persons owning and/or operating a junk yard or a vehicle storage yard: provided the same is properly licensed under the applicable provisions of Township of Newkirk Ordinances and State of Michigan statutes: provided the same shall be located in an area providing for such use under the provisions of the Township of Newkirk Ordinance and certificate of occupancy for such purpose has been properly issued.

 B.     Person storing special mobile equipment provided the sin conformity with the provisions of Township of Newkirk Ordinances, (except farm tractors), and implements of husbandry which, pursuant to Section 2.01A of this ordinance and MCLA 257.21, are defined as any of the following:

a farm tractor; a vehicle designed to be drawn by a farm tractor or an animal; a vehicle which directly harvests farm products; or, a vehicle which directly applies fertilizer, spray, or seeds to a field.”

 C. Persons operating a vehicle repair facility registered under the provisions of Act300 of the Public Acts of 1974, as amended; provided, however, that no vehicle awaiting repair shall be stored outside an enclosed, roofed building for a cumulative total of more than sixty  days.

Section 6.01. Removal and Assessment of Costs for Failure to Comply.

A.     Removal Authorized. In addition to the penalty provided in Section 8.01, if any person who fails to comply with the ordinance within 15 days of issuance of a civil infraction violation citation, the Civil Infraction Enforcement Official may remove or cause to be removed any item of personal property in violation of this ordinance. Such removal by the designated enforcement official shall not excuse or relieve any person of the obligation imposed by this section to keep his or her property free from storage or accumulation of property in accordance with the term hereof, nor from the penalties for violation thereof.

B.     Assessment of Costs of Removal. Upon removal of any property in violation of this ordinance by a Civil Infraction Enforcement Official pursuant to the provisions of this section, said Civil Infraction Enforcement Official shall file a statement of costs incurred in such removal by affidavit with the Clerk. Upon receipt of said affidavit of costs, the Clerk shall place the same on file and serve a copy thereof upon the owner, occupant or tenant of the property or, if unoccupied, upon the owner as appears on the records of the Register of Deeds. Said notice shall be served by delivering a copy of the same personally upon the owner, occupant or tenant of the property, if the land is unoccupied, by certified mail. The notices shall state that if payment in full of the costs contained therein is not made within thirty days of the date of the notice, which notice shall be dated as of the date of personal service or the date of mailing, the Clerk shall certify the costs as delinquent and submit said costs to the Treasurer, setting forth the name of the owners of the property, if known, and description of the property from which the property was removed. The Treasurer shall place the costs upon the assessment roll charged to the property described and the costs shall be collected in the same manner as provided by the statutes for the collection of township taxes.

Section 7.01. Public Nuisance Per Se.    A violation of the provisions of this Ordinance is                        hereby declared to be a public nuisance per se, and the same may be abated by order of any court of competent jurisdiction. 

Section 8.01. Penalties.  A violation of this Ordinance shall be deemed a civil infraction, and a person who violates any provision or provisions of this Ordinance, upon conviction shall be punished with a fine of:  

                      First Offense                                One Hundred Fifty Dollars (150.00)

                      Second Offense                            Three Hundred Fifty Dollars (350.00)

                      Third Offense & Subsequent        Five Hundred Dollars     (500.00)

                 A.     Each day that a violation continues shall be considered, and may be charged as a separate offense.

B.     If a civil fine is ordered to be paid under this Section 9.01, the judge, district court referee, or district court magistrate shall summarily tax and determine the costs of the action, which shall not be limited to the costs taxable in ordinary civil actions, and include all expenses, direct and indirect, to which the Township of Newkirk has been put in connection with the civil infraction, including attorney fees. 

Section 9.01. Compliance.  In Addition to the penalties set forth in section 8.01 of this Ordinance, the court, after finding an offender responsible for a Civil Infraction, shall impose such further conditions and requirements as will cause the offender to be put in compliance with the terms and provisions of the Ordinance. 

Section 10.01  Severability.   The provisions of the Ordinance are hereby declared to be severable, and if any clause, sentence, paragraph, section or sub-subsection is declared void or inoperable of any reason, it shall not affect any other part or provision hereof. 

Section 11.01. Effective Date. This Ordinance shall take effect thirty  (30) days after publication thereof. Board Member

Sandra Killingbeck moved the adoption of the foregoing Amended Ordinance, which was supported by Board Member Virginia Brazaski, and thereupon adopted  by the Board of the Township of Newkirk at a regular meeting held November 20, 2006.