Village of Bear Lake: November 14, 2018 Draft Minutes

Note no financial documents were received. REGULAR MEETING MINUTES  November 14, 2018  Unapproved  The regular meeting of the Bear Lake Village Council was called to order by President Jeff Bair at 7:00 p.m. at the Village Hall. Pledge of Allegiance was said.  Present: President: Jeff Bair Council: Peggy Bass, Marla Evans, Greg McPherson, Ron Ronning & Andrea… Read More

Two Lakes Sewer Meeting: Wednesday December 5 at 7pm

The following was received from Onekama Township today. [NOTE – the meeting is scheduled to take place at Bear Lake Township Hall, corner of Virginia and US31, Bear Lake.- CONFERENCE CALL MEETING ATTENDANCE To attend the TLSA meetings via phone, conference call attendance is available. Dial-in Number: 1-712-770-8094 Conference Code: 782365 TWO LAKE SEWER COLLABORATIVE… Read More


Village of Bear Lake Council meets THIS Wednesday the 14th. November

Elections—Officially Taking Office Q11 How do village officers take office after being elected? Village officers elected by the voters must have their election certified by the county clerk and their term begins on November 20 (MCL 62.4). The oath is usually administered by the village clerk, but it may be given by the county or… Read More


Two Lakes Sewer Meeting CANCELLED for tomorrow November 7, 2018

Not surprisingly, today the Two Lakes Sewer Authority cancelled its meeting scheduled for tomorrow at Bear Lake Township Hall. No alternative date has been published. For Village residents, we are still waiting to see the revised Special Assessment District Map as requested from the Village. However, using the draft October Minutes we can speculate. The… Read More


MI Freedom of Information Act (Public Act No. 442 of 1976 as amended)

Media Services: In November 2017 Bear Lake News submitted a 6 month FOIA subscription – ruled valid by the Village Attorney with mandatory compliance. [See Article Link here] A person has the right to subscribe to future issuances of public records which are created, issued or disseminated on a regular basis. A subscription is valid… Read More


Village of Bear Lake: Unapproved October 2018 Minutes

The following was received today. A stand alone article recording FOIA requests non compliance will be posted separately. Unapproved minutes October 17 2018 VILLAGE OF BEAR LAKE COUNCIL 12376 Virginia Street, Bear Lake Village Hall REGULAR MEETING MINUTES October 17, 2018 Unapproved The regular meeting of the Bear Lake Village Council was called to order… Read More


Village of Bear Lake: Financial Statements

In prior articles we have reported that the State of Michigan Department of Treasury has declined to accept a Qualifying Statement – a request to exceed the normal % of debt through borrowing – due to an abnormally high % of delinquent property tax payments. (Village Minutes recently stated this as 25%) tl41R01AuditingProceduresReport tl41R01Audit2017 tl41R01FiscalReport… Read More