Big Rapids Township public hearing scheduled for Tuesday

BIG RAPIDS TWP. — The Big Rapids Charter Township Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12, at Big Rapids Township Hall, 14212 Northland Dr., Big Rapids.

The purpose of the hearing is to provide public input to the planning commission as it relates to the 2019-24 Capital Improvement Plan.

This plan is used to identify needs and financing sources for public infrastructure improvements for the township.

Specifically, the planning commission will review a request for an amendment to the ordinance text and zoning map to change the zoning district of two contiguous parcels of land from residential to commercial for construction of multi-family student housing. The land in question is between South State Street and 205th Avenue behind the shopping center with Sears Appliance and Hardware Store.

The public is encouraged to participate in the hearing and can provide oral or written comments before and during the hearing.

For requests for additional information or to provide written comments, email zoning@bigrapidstownship.net.

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