Village Council Draft September Minutes

The following Treasurers spreadsheets were presented; And the following Agenda: Notably absent is this: The State of Michigan Department of Treasury web site records this response: https://treas-secure.state.mi.us/LAFDocSearch/tl41R01.aspx?&lu_id=3215&doc_yr=2016&doc_code=APRCAPUPLD Corrective Action Plan Village of Bear Lake MI For the year ending February 29, 2016 the Village overspent income in the following areas: a) General Fund spent $2,366… Read More

What water will cost

In the absence of a comprehensive cost analysis of the proposed Village of Bear Lake water system upgrade project, the following was published as part of the Preliminary Engineering Report. Current water rates for residential customers are based on the REU {Residential Equivalency Unit}. Businesses and Bear Lake Schools pay significantly more than a home… Read More

Groundwater and aquifer depletion

Resources to help Village residents understand where our drinking water comes from and the need for conservation and sustainability of the aquifer. Both Village of Bear Lake wells are drilled into the same ‘unconfined’ aquifer – which is why past Village Council’s devoted several years to comply with a Wellhead Protection Program which received funding… Read More