Pine Island Lakes Drain Notice of Meeting of Board of Determination – February 21, 2019

KALAMAZOO COUNTY OFFICE OF THE DRAIN COMMISSIONER

NOTICE OF MEETING OF BOARD OF DETERMINATION – PINE ISLAND LAKES DRAIN (#196)

DATE:   February 21, 2019

TIME:   7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

LOCATION:     Texas Township Hall, 7110 West Q Avenue Kalamazoo, Ml 49009

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 and improvement, as set forth in the petition, dated July 29,2018, is necessary and conducive to the public health, convenience or welfare, and whether said maintenance and improvement is necessary for the protection of the public health in the following municipalities: Texas Township, pursuant to Chapter 8 of Public Act 40 of l-956, as amended.

A presentation will be made to the Board of Determination outlining a brief history of the 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 a 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 Kalamazoo County Drain Commissioner’s Office located at 201 W. Kalamazoo Avenue, Kalamazoo, Ml 49007.

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.