Scott Lake Drain Petition & BOD

 Scott Lake Drain Branch Preliminary Plan Overview

Scott Lake Drain



DATE:                       September 8, 2018

TIME:                        10:30 a.m.

LOCATION:             Arlington Township Hall

                                 33920 52nd Street, Bangor, MI 49013

QUESTIONS:           269-657-8241


            A Board of Determination will meet at the above date, time and location to hear all interested persons, receive evidence and determine whether the maintenance, improvement and extension of the Scott Lake Drain, as set forth in the petition, dated May 19, 2018, is necessary and conducive to the public health, convenience or welfare, and whether said maintenance, improvement and extension is necessary for the protection of the public health in the following municipalities:  Arlington, Bloomingdale Columbia and Waverly Townships, pursuant to Chapter 8 of Public Act 40 of 1956, as amended.

A presentation will be made to the Board of Determination outlining a brief history of the Drain and Drainage District, and describing the roles, responsibilities and decisions made by a Board of Determination.  The presentation is to provide background for landowners and municipalities in the drainage district and to facilitate the dissemination of information and the receipt of testimony of landowners in the Drainage District.  The Board of Determination will make decisions at the end of the meeting.

 Proceedings conducted at this public meeting will be subject to the provisions of the Michigan Open Meetings Act.  Information regarding this meeting may be obtained from the Van Buren County Drain Commissioner’s Office located at 219 East Paw Paw Street, Suite 301, Paw Paw, MI 49079. 

Persons with disabilities needing accommodations for effective participation in the meeting should contact the Drain Commissioner at the number listed above or through the Michigan Relay Center at 7-1-1 (TDD) at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting to request mobility, visual, hearing or other assistance. 

 Anyone aggrieved by the decisions of the Board of Determination may seek judicial review pursuant to MCL 280.72(3) and MCL 280.72a.

 Joe Parman

  Van Buren County Drain Commissioner

**The Board of Determination voted in favor of the petition and determined it to be necessary for the protection of the public health and welfare. 

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