Village of Bear Lake: Water System Updates

A number of subscribers have asked who to contact to complain about the following:

  • behavior of meter installers
  • speeding construction vehicles
  • lack of signage or safety barriers
  • lack of information of which streets are closed or restricted.

The Village has declined to provide this information on its own web site.

To contact Fleis Vandenbrink, Ken Mlcek:  603 Bay Street, First Floor. Traverse City, MI 49684.
231.642.3133     kmlcek@fveng.com

On a separate note – the Village has not complied with a FOIA request to receive the final 2 sections of the Water Revenue RES Bond Authorizing Resolution feb 27 2018

EXHIBIT A
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA STATE OF MICHIGAN COUNTY OF MANISTEE VILLAGE OF BEAR LAKE WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2018
Interest Rate    Maturity Date     Date of Original Issue

SCHEDULE I
VILLAGE OF BEAR LAKE $__________
WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2018
The Bond in the aggregate principal amount of $__________ matures annually on the first day of ____________ as follows: [40 year schedule of payments]

Section 28. LOAN RESOLUTION. The Loan Resolution, RUS Bulletin 1780-27, is hereby adopted and the terms and conditions hereof are incorporated herein, with such changes completions an additions as are approved by the Authorized Officer.
Section 29. PUBLICATION AND RECORDATION. This Resolution shall be published once in full in a newspaper of general circulation in the Village qualified under state law to publish legal notices, and the same shall be recorded in the records of the Village and such recording authenticated by the signature of the Village Clerk.
Section 30. RESOLUTION SUBJECT TO MICHIGAN LAW. The provisions of this Resolution are subject to the laws of the State of Michigan.

The Resolution was published incomplete with those 2 sections left blank in March. The sale of Bonds was not completed until May 15, 2018.