Village of Bear Lake: September 19, 2018 Meeting

The Village does not record its meetings and has refused to reconsider following numerous requests. The volunteer who usually supplies a recording, if the Village activates it’s telephone callin line, was unable to do so this month due to a medical issue. Another community member attempted to callin and was unable to do so. The… Read More


Village of Bear Lake: September 19, 2018 Agenda

AGENDA Village of Bear Lake Council Meeting September 19, 2018 7 p.m. – Village Office CALL TO ORDER and PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE ROLL CALL ADOPTION of AGENDA • Additions PUBLIC COMMENT: Any agenda item ONLY (two (2)-minute maximum) Note: Members of the public will speak only when recognized by the chair person. CORRESPONDENCE: REPORTS/DISCUSSION MINUTES… Read More


October 3, 2018. 7PM Two Lakes Sewer Meeting

Next Meeting is October 3, 2018, at the Bear Lake School Media Center at 7:00 PM.  September 2018 Two Lakes Meeting Minutes TWO LAKE SEWER AUTHORITY REGULAR MEETING WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2018 Meeting called to order by chairperson David Meister at 7:01 PM Pledge of Allegiance Attendance: Judy Girven, Jeff Harthun, Jeff Bair, Brian Sousa,… Read More


Who we are. What we know. Part III: Public Service

In a recent post the 2017 IRS reports of salaries and wages were reported. Obtained by FOIA – the total paid out in 2017 was $188,219.78 (including withholding and SIT) In September the State of Michigan Department of Treasury published the FY2017-18 Village of Bear Lake Audit. The major portions are below but one relevant… Read More

EFCN Webinar on Working Together to Protect Your Drinking Water Source

SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 BY DEIRDRE MASON On Thursday, October 25, 2018, from 2:00 – 3:00 pm (eastern), the Environmental Finance Center Network (EFCN) will host a webinar entitled, “Working Together to Protect Your Drinking Water Source.” The webinar is part of the Smart Management for Small Water Systems program that includes a variety of partners.… Read More


Village of Bear Lake: Who we are, and why it matters. Part 1

The following is a US Census snapshot of the 261 people who live in the Village of Bear Lake. (down from 286 in 2010) In the 5 Year review of the years 2012-2016 this was further broken down: Median Household Income $ 26,964 Source: 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-year Estimates Persons in poverty, percent 42.5… Read More