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Notice of Drainage Board Meeting

For Determination of Practicability

VAN CASS INTERCOUNTY DRAIN

(Van Buren and Cass Counties)

                  DATE:          August 23, 2019

                   TIME:          3:00 p.m.

        LOCATION:      Porter Township Hall

                                             88040 M-40 Highway, Lawton, Michigan

The Van Cass Intercounty Drain Drainage Board will meet at the above date, time and location to consider the petition, dated May 28, 2019, for maintenance and improvement of an intercounty drain, located in Marcellus Township in Cass County and Porter Township in Van Buren County, pursuant to Chapter 8 of Public Act 40 of 1956, as amended, to determine the sufficiency of signatures on said petition, to go over the route of the intercounty drain, and to further determine whether the maintenance and improvement of the intercounty drain is practicable.

Proceedings conducted at this public meeting will be subject to the provisions of the Michigan Open Meetings Act.  Public comment will be received at the meeting from anyone owning lands liable to an assessment, or whose lands will be crossed by the drain, or any municipality affected.  Written comments may be submitted prior to the meeting, or additional information may be obtained from the following offices:

Joe Parman

Van Buren County Drain Commissioner

219 E. Paw Paw St.

Paw Paw, Michigan 49079

269-657-8241
Bruce Campbell

Cass County Drain Commissioner

120 N. Broadway

Cassopolis, Michigan 49031

269-445-4428 

Persons with disabilities needing accommodations for effective participation in the meeting should contact the Drain Commissioner of their County 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.

Dated:  July 26, 2019

                                                                                    Brady Harrington, Deputy

                                                                                    For Gary McDowell, Director

                                                                                    Michigan Department of Agriculture

                                                                                    and Rural Development


Notice of Drainage Board Meetings:

DOWAGIAC RIVER INTERCOUNTY DRAIN: 10:00 a.m., Thursday, August 15, 2019

ROUND LAKE OUTLET INTERCOUNTY DRAIN:  10:30 a.m

BRANCH AND DERBY INTERCOUNTY DRAIN: 11:00 a.m.

MCCONNELL AND OLCOTT INTERCOUNTY DRAIN: 11:30 a.m.

WILSON INTERCOUNTY DRAIN: 11:45 a.m.

Notice is hereby given that meetings of the Drainage Board for the said drains will be held at:
Watervliet Township Hall
4959 M-140
Watervliet, Michigan


The purpose of these meetings is to:  discuss requested maintenance; discuss EGLE permit application by Pokagon Tribe; authorize the payment of all properly presented invoices, vouchers, and drain orders; and any other business that may come before the Board.
Proceedings conducted at this public meeting will be subject to the provisions of the Michigan Open Meetings Act.  Additional information may be obtained from the following offices:

Christopher Quattrin Berrien County
Drain Commissioner Berrien County Administration Center 701 Main Street
St. Joseph, MI  49085 269-983-7111, ext. 8261

Joe Parman
Van Buren County Drain Commissioner 219 E. Paw Paw Street
Suite 301
Paw Paw, MI  49079 269-657-8241

Bruce Campbell Cass County Drain Commissioner 120 N. Broadway Suite 215 Cassopolis, MI  49031
269-445-4428

Persons with disabilities needing accommodations for effective participation in the meeting should contact the Drain Commissioner of their county 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.  

Brady Harrington Deputy for the Director 517-284-5624