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  • FREE Friday 6/9/2017 Community Picnic at North Muskegon Bear Lake Beach, Laketon Township contributes to the fireworks display and this event is open to all everyone.  Click here for the detailed flyer.    
  • MUSKEGON COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION  Report on Road Work/Construction  For the week of June 5 – 9, 2017

     

    *The following are proposed work schedules, which are subject to change due to weather conditions and/or other unexpected circumstances.

    1.         All Roads in Cedar Creek. Fruitland, and Muskegon Townships: Mowing

     

    2.         Primary Roads – in Blue Lake, Cedar Creek and Dalton Townships: Shoulder Patching

     

    3.         Crocker Road – between M-120 and Ewing Roads in Cedar Creek Township: Crack Pouring

     

    4.         Old Channel Trail – between Hancock and Lamos in White River Township: Crack Pouring

     

    5.         Bailey Road – from M-37 and Kenowa Road in Casnovia Township:  Chip Seal

     

    6.         Bailey Road – from Ravenna Road to Trent Road in Casnovia and Moorland Townships:  Chip Seal

     

    7.         Canada Road – from Bailey Road to Moore Road in Casnovia Township:   Chip Seal

     

    8.         Putnam Road crossing Bear Creek – Holton Road to McMillan Road in Dalton Township:  Road is  closed for culvert replacement and road restoration.   Signed detour route is in place.  Completion is on or prior to July 30, 2017. 

     

    9.         Berry Junction Trail Phase II -- Work is continuing on the east side of Whitehall Road from Dykstra to Giles Roads, as well as on the north side of Giles Road between Whitehall and Russell Roads.  Some possible delays and possible single lane closures during project.

      

  •  Report on Road Work/Construction

    For the week of June 12 – 16, 2017

     

    *The following are proposed work schedules, which are subject to change due to weather conditions and/or other unexpected circumstances.

     

     

    1. All Roads in Montague Township: Mowing

       

    2. M-120 – in Muskegon, Dalton, Cedar Creek and Holton Townships:   Mowing

     

    1. Various Roads – in various townships: Shoulder Patching

     

    1. Horton Road – in Laketon Township: Crack Pouring

     

    1. Fruitvale Road – between Parkwood and Bevins in Montague and Blue Lake Townships: Crack Pouring

     

    1. Harrisburg Road  -- from Squires Road to Ravenna Village Limits in Ravenna Township:  Crack Pouring

     

    1. Slocum Road  -- from Apple Avenue to Ravenna Village Limits in Moorland and Ravenna Townships:  Crack Pouring

       

    2. Moorland Road  -- from Sherman to Wilson Road in Ravenna Township:  Crack Pouring

     

    1. Moorland Road, Ravenna Road, Sherman Road and Trent Road – in Casnovia, Moorland and Ravenna  Townships:  Chip Seal

     

    1. Putnam Road crossing Bear Creek – Holton Road to McMillan Road in Dalton Township:  Road is  closed for culvert replacement and road restoration.   Signed detour route is in place.  Completion is on or prior to July 30, 2017. 

       

    2. Berry Junction Trail Phase II -- Work is continuing on the east side of Whitehall Road from Dykstra to Giles Roads, as well as on the north side of Giles Road between Whitehall and Russell Roads.  Some possible delays and possible single lane closures during project.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Muskegon County Scrap Tire Collection Events:  There are five events scheduled for 2017 at various locations around the county - this event allows Muskegon County Residents to drop off scrap/junk tires (passenger vehicle tires up to 34 inches in diameter) FREE of charge for property disposal/recycling.  Click here for a detailed flyer with event dates, locations and times.         
  • The Muskegon River habitat restoration at Veterans Memorial Park will improve habitat for fish and wildlife by restoring wetlands, creating natural shorelines, and re-establishing fish passage for juvenile, adult and spawning life stages. Click here for an informational flyer. 
  • LEAF & GRASS BURNING IS PROHIBITED in Laketon Township! Click here for more information!   (The websites listed on this document will not work as links, they will need to be cut and pasted into your browser)  Other materials that CANNOT be burned include: demolition debris, construction materials, automotive parts and household trash that contains plastic, rubber, foam, chemically treated wood, textiles, electronics, chemicals or hazardous materials.  (Brush burning days are determined by the Michgain DNR and in Laketon Township are for burning of clean brush/sticks only - ALL burning of grass/leaves is PROHIBITED BY DEQ rules). The DNR has advised that there are technical difficulties in updating the website, which they hope to have resolved soon.  Until further notice, check the home page of this website for brush burning information. Thank you for your patience.

  • OPEN BURNING REGULATIONS - BURNING OF TRASH IS PROHIBITEDIf you see any suspected illegal burning of trash - please call 911 so that either a police or fire officer can be dispatched to the fire and address the situation appropriately.  For the DEQ Flyer -  Open Burning Regulations in Michigan - CLICK HEREPer this flyer "Local police and fire officers are authorized to enforce this provision as a state civil infraction of Section 11522 of Act 451 of 1994."   For the DEQ Flyer - Don't Burn Trash in your Campfire - CLICK HERE.

       

               
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