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Next Meeting - Thursday 11/8/18 at 6:00 pm at North Muskegon City Hall THIS MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED

The next meeting on the schedule is Thursday 12/13/2018 at 6:00 pm at Laketon Township Hall.

For 2018, the BLLB has decided to set a regular monthly meeting schedule for the 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:00 pm which will alternate locations between North Muskegon City Hall and Laketon Township Hall.  Meetings may be cancelled from time to time if there is no business for the BLLB to attend to that month.

Other Bear Lake Projects

As we are able, we will be gathering information on projects that have or will take place on or in Bear Lake.

2018 - PROJECT HAS BEEN COMPLETED - Fenner's Ditch Oil Seep Project:   Details on this project can be read by clicking this link.             

2018 Meeting Schedule

Regular Monthly Meetings will be held on the 2nd Thursday of every month at 6:00pm and will alternate locations between North Muskegon City Hall and Laketon Township Hall.  If there is no business to attend to, meetings may be cancelled and if business comes up that cannot wait until the next regular monthly meeting, a special meeting may be held.  Meeting notices will be posted here on this website as well as at both municipalities.

If you have any questions about any meeting date/time please call either Laketon Township Supervisor Kim Arter (231-744-2454) or North Muskegon City Manager Sam Jansen (231-744-1621)

January 1-11-2018 North Muskegon

February 2-8-18 Laketon Township (cancelled)

March 3-8-18 North Muskegon

April 4-12-18 Laketon Township (cancelled)

May 5-10-18 North Muskegon (cancelled)

June 6-14-18 Laketon Township

July 7-12-18 North Muskegon (cancelled)

August 8-9-18 Laketon Township

September 9-13-18 North Muskegon

October 10-11-18 Laketon Township

November 11-8-18 North Muskegon

December 12-13-18 Laketon Township

2017 Meeting Schedule

The BLLB determined at the meeting on 03/21/2017 that the meeting schedule for the remainder of the 2017 calendar year would be on the 4th Thursday of each month at 6:00 pm.  The meeting location will rotate between Laketon Township and the City of North Muskegon.  Please call either Laketon Township (231-744-2454) or The City of North Muskegon (231-744-1621) if you ever have any questions about a meeting date/time/location. 

Meeting notices &/or cancellations will also be posted at both municipalities and on this website.

2017 Meeting Schedule for April - December:

all meetings will be at 6:00pm unless otherwise noted

April 27, 2017 Laketon Township

May 25, 2017 City of North Muskegon

June 22, 2017 Laketon Township (informational meet & greet only - no business)

July 27, 2017 Laketon Township (rescheduled for August 3, 2017)

August 24, 2017 Laketon Township (cancelled - replaced w/Hearing of Practicability 9/7/17)

September 28, 2017 City of North Muskegon (cancelled - replaced w/Hearing of Special Assessment 10/5/17 being held at Laketon Township)

October 26, 2017 Laketon Township (Reconvening of recessed Public Hearing that started on 10/05/2017)

November 23, 2017 Laketon Township (This meeting was rescheduled to 12/7/2017 due to the Thanksgiving Holiday but has been rescheduled again due to a lack of quorum.  The new date is WEDNESDAY 12/20/17) 

December 28, 2017 Laketon Township (cancelled)


General Information

The Bear Lake Lake Board consists of members as required by law.  The County Drain Commissioner, a County Commissioner, a representative of each municipality and a resident of the community that resides within the special assessment district.  The members are as follows:

Brenda Moore, Muskegon County Drain Commissioner

I. John Snider, Muskegon County Commissioner

Kim Arter, Laketon Township Representative

Steve Johnson, City of North Muskegon Representative

Darrell VanFossan, Resident/Lakefront Property Owner

Please note:  content here-in, is deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed.  Please call the Township Hall if you have any questions or concerns regarding the content of this website. Thank you.

This website is maintained in house, so if you do not see something you are looking for, please call the Laketon Township Hall at 231-744-2454.