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Days of Review - Drainage District Boundaries & Apportionment of Benifit

OFFICE OF THE VAN BUREN COUNTY DRAIN COMMISSIONER

NOTICE OF DAY OF REVIEW OF DRAINAGE DISTRICT BOUNDARIES

AND REVIEW OF APPORTIONMENTS

  

DATE:                      September 20, 2016 

TIME:                      9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

LOCATION:              Office of Van Buren County Drain Commissioner

                               219 E. Paw Paw St., BOC Room

                               Paw Paw, Michigan 49079 

QUESTIONS:           (269) 657-8241

Please leave a detailed voicemail. All calls are returned in the order received.

The Day of Review is an opportunity to review the Drainage District boundaries and apportionment of benefit for the Drains listed below with the Drain Commissioner or a staff member. A map of the proposed Drainage District boundary revisions can be found on the Van Buren County Drain Commissioner’s website at: www.vbco.org/drain.asp.

A general description of the lands by section number proposed to be added or deleted from the Drainage Districts as recommended by a licensed professional engineer or surveyor for each of the Drains is as follows:

 

Drain Name

          Municipalities

Portions of Sections Added

Portions of Sections Removed

 

Abbott Drain

Geneva Twp.

22, 23

22, 23

Chapman Drain

Geneva Twp.

22, 26

22, 26, & 27

Foster Drain

Geneva Twp.

13, 24

13, 24

Fuller Drain

Geneva Twp.

26, 35

26, 35

Grimes Drain

ColumbiaTwp.

Geneva Twp.

19, 20, 29, 30

24

20

13

Gruss Drain

Geneva Twp.

26

26

Hoover Drain

Geneva Twp.

Columbia Twp

23, 35

23, 24, 25, 26, 36

19, 30

 

 

 

 

 

The Drain Commissioner, Chief Deputy and/or other staff members will be available to assist individuals throughout the day, and make revisions where necessary. There is no need to schedule an appointment for a specific time on the Day of Review. The computation of costs for the Drains listed above will also be available at the Day of Review. Drain assessments are collected in the same manner as property taxes and will appear on your winter tax bill. If drain assessments are being collected for more than one (1) year, you may pay the assessment in full with any interest to date and any time and avoid further interest charges.

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

You may appeal the Drain Commissioner’s decision to revise the district boundary t the Van Buren County Circuit Court within ten (10) days, and you may also appeal the determination of apportionments to the Van Buren County Probate Court within ten (10) days.

Joe Parman                                                                                                                                   

Van Buren County Drain Commissioner

 

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This page last updated on 1/9/2017.

 

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