EPA Webinar on New Model My Watershed Tool

EPA’s Watershed Academy will host a webinar on its new online “Model My Watershed” tool on Thursday, March 9 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm (eastern). The tool allows users to model and run scenarios for stormwater runoff and water quality impacts.  During the webinar, presenters will provide an overview and a demonstration of the tool, and highlight how it… Read More

Village of Bear Lake Special Meeting, 7.15 pm Tuesday February 28, 2017

SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THE VILLAGE OF BEAR LAKE COUNCIL will be meeting on: Approval of Grant Applications Meeting date: Tuesday February 28, 2017 Meeting Time: 7:15pm Location: Bear Lake Village Hall 12376 Virginia Street Persons with disabilities needing accommodations for effective participation in the public hearing/public meeting should contact the Bear Lake Village Clerk… Read More

VILLAGE OF BEAR LAKE – Budget Amendments for Fiscal Year 2016-2017.

SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THE VILLAGE OF BEAR LAKE will be meeting on: Budget Amendments for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Meeting date: Wednesday February 22, 2017 Meeting Time: 7pm Location: Bear Lake Village Hall 12376 Virginia Street Persons with disabilities needing accommodations for effective participation in the public hearing/public meeting should contact the Bear Lake Village… Read More

THE VILLAGE OF BEAR LAKE will be meeting on: Budget Amendments for Fiscal Year 2016-2017

SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THE VILLAGE OF BEAR LAKE will be meeting on: Budget Amendments for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Meeting date: Wednesday February 22, 2017 Meeting Time: 7pm Location: Bear Lake Village Hall 12376 Virginia Street Persons with disabilities needing accommodations for effective participation in the public hearing/public meeting should contact the Bear Lake Village… Read More

Greater Lakes: Reconnecting the Great Lakes Water Cycle

Traditional water supply, sewage, and stormwater management systems create physical and institutional barriers that fracture the natural water cycle. This approach has negative environmental impacts and creates financial burdens for governments, taxpayers, and utility users. Many municipalities are taking steps to repair the fractured water system and these experiences provide a basis for sharing the… Read More

LOCAL GOVERNMENTS CONSIDER NEXT PHASE OF MUNICIPAL SEWER PROJECT

It is regrettable that the following is not available on the Village of Bear Lake web site bearlakemichigan.org or Bear Lake Township at bearlaketwp.com LOCAL GOVERNMENTS CONSIDER NEXT PHASE OF MUNICIPAL SEWER PROJECT MANISTEE COUNTY, MICHIGAN — Five local units of government are considering participating in an initial stage of a municipal sewer project aimed… Read More

February 15 Village of Bear Lake Meeting. Notes and Audio

On behalf of residents and property owners unable to attend in person Bear Lake News requested access via speakerphone as the Village no longer records its meetings. A call in number was provided at 12.59pm Wednesday February 15, 2017. The following amalgamation of requested information to be addressed at the Budget Hearing was sent by… Read More

Proposed Village of Bear Lake FY2017-18 Operating Budget

THE VILLAGE OF BEAR LAKE BUDGET PUBLIC HEARING The Village of Bear Lake Village Council will be holding a public hearing to approve the budget for 2017-18 fiscal year on February 15, 2017 at 7pm at the Bear Lake Village Hall, 12376 Virginia Street. The regular monthly council meeting will immediately follow. THE PROPERTY TAX… Read More

Village of Bear Lake February 15 Meeting Packet

The following was received from Village of Bear Lake Clerk McPherson February 13, 2017 at 4.41pm: PERPOSED AGENDA Village of Bear Lake Council Meeting February 15, 2017 7:00 p.m. – Village Hall CALL TO ORDER and PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE ROLL CALL ADOPTION of AGENDA PUBLIC COMMENT: Any agenda item ONLY (two (2)-minute maximum)  Note:… Read More

February 15, 2017 FY2017-18 Budget Public Hearing

On February 1, 2017 the Village of Bear Lake held a formal FY2017-18 Budget meeting. A FOIA request had asked for the proposed operating budget spreadsheets, the December 2016 and January 2017 presented Fund by Line item Budget to Actual Expenditures – in advance of those meetings. They were not received. The following DRAFT Minutes… Read More