Letter to the Village of Bear Lake Council

From: Jeanne Walsh Date: August 14, 2018 at 3:34:15 PM EDT To: “Cindi McPherson, Clerk” <bearlakeclerk@gmail.com> Cc: jeffbair4@gmail.com Subject: Public Comment on Draft Minutes from July Village Council [the Village does not publish Draft Minutes until they are approved – through a FOIA Subscription Bear Lake News receives a copy usually within the 8 business days required under the Michigan… Read More

Village of Bear Lake, Wednesday February 21, 2018 Council Meeting

Conference Call-In to listen to monthly council meetings can be done by calling 1.302.202.1107, Conference code 149002.  Note:  a charge from your phone carrier could apply so we suggest you use either Google or Skype. If you would like to submit Public Comment contact the Village. Proposed Agenda February 2018 Unapproved Minutes January 17, 2018 (1) Budget… Read More


The following was adopted at the March Village Council Meeting: Motion to adopt Resolution 2017-3, Support of The Village of Bear Lake submission of application to the Michigan Natural Resource Trust Fund for Development of a universally accessible canoe/kayak floating dock, and fishing pier & other amenities at Hopkins Park by Bass, seconded by McPherson.… 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

Village of Bear Lake – October Finance Reports

As noted – these were not presented at the October Council Meeting. They are provided here via a FOIA request in both PDF and Excel format – the mark up colors are from an independent accounting review. 2016-2017-budget-update-10-19-16 2016-2017-budget-update-10-19-16 And for comparison here are the sheets from September.

Village Council meets 7pm June 15, 2016

2016-2017 Budget spreadsheet Michigan Department of Treasury Village Audit Filings. The Village has received a letter of non compliance for filing the FY2014-15 Audit more 6 months past due. May 25, 2016: Thank you for submitting a qualifying statement for Bear Lake Village to the Michigan Department of Treasury on May 24, 2016. Based upon… Read More