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Brighton Township to Hold Meeting on Controversial Gravel Pit Proposal Tuesday

The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Township Hall.

Brighton Township Manager Brian Vick and Attorney John Harris will host a public meeting at Township Hall Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the controversial proposal to begin mining the gravel pit at Jacoby Road, west of Kensington Road.

The meeting will not be a Board of Trustees meeting.

The Brighton Township Planning Commission voted last July to recommend approval to the Township Board to award extraction and fill permits to Clearwater Development LLC. The issue has not yet been before the board.

The township had a joint planned development agreement with the former property owner Sunset Gravel, to develop part of the land into a park, but was never done. Sunset sold the property earlier last year.

Township residents packed Township Hall last September to voice concerns and speak out against the mining proposal.

Continue to follow Brighton Patch as this story develops.

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