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


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


Two Lakes Sewer Authority: October 3, 2018 Minutes

The October Minutes are posted at: There are numerous issues raised in these Minutes ( 111d5a_df6a0815133445aca1ceb6b6315ecb98 PDF) which will be discussed in a stand alone article. If you attended this meeting and believe your Public Comment was not included you can contact Bear Lake News through the Comment Form. TWO LAKE SEWER AUTHORITY REGULAR MEETING WEDNESDAY,… Read More


“Introduction to CE-QUAL-W2” – free webinar EPA’s Water Quality Modeling

EPA’s Water Quality Modeling Workgroup is hosting a series of webinars to help water quality professionals better understand surface water quality modeling and how models can be used to solve common problems that face water quality regulators. The webinars are focused on modeling as it applies to the Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL), Standards, and… Read More


How much does a sewer system cost? What are the life cycle costs?

Join Water Finance & Management magazine and E/One Sewer systems on Tuesday, October 23, at 2:00 pm EDT for “Using the Life Cycle Cost Calculator for Sewer Project Evaluations,” a new webinar that will provide a holistic overview of life cycle cost analysis and the cost comparisons of pressure sewer systems to other central sewer… Read More


Two Lakes Sewer Proposal – update 10/14/18

A combined Special Meeting was held at Bear Lake School on October 3, 2018 – however no action was taken as neither Bear Lake Township or Village had a quorum present. This meeting posed several issues of concern and the following information comes from individuals present as the Minutes are not available at A FOIA… Read More


Two Lakes Sewer Authority meets Wednesday October 3 at 7pm At the Bear Lake High School Media Room

Conflicting reports of the purpose of this meeting have been provided. The following Agenda has been received. The Village of Bear Lake and Bear Lake Township refer enquiries to the Onekama Township Clerk. However she refers those enquiries back to Onekama Supervisor David Meister or the constituent municipalities. She states that the TLSA  callin number… Read More


SPECIAL MEETING called by Village of Bear Lake in regards to Two Lakes Sewer Project

The following notice has appeared at the Bear Lake Post Office and on A copy has not been received at Bear Lake News. At the September TLSA meeting, the Minutes record the following: [New Business: Most of the entities are complete with the boundary list. Coding is the next step to include with the… 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

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” <> Cc: 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