While we have not completed a comprehensive review of the Independent Forensic Team’s (IFT) Final Report in connection with the failures of Edenville and Sanford dams, we wanted to provide the community with a summary of our initial review of the report. The experts created a report with over 500 pages of analysis and data. This document is a summary and we will share a more robust analysis later. In the meantime, please send questions to email@example.com.
The Four Lakes Task Force Board of Directors will hold a public hearing to review the Operations and Maintenance Assessment roll on June 29, 2022, at Meridian High School Auditorium, 3303 N. Meridian Rd., Sanford. The hearing will be from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
The purpose of the hearing is to:
Review the computation of cost in connection with the 3-year cost and expenses for the administration, operations and maintenance of the lake levels.
Review the 3-year operations and maintenance Special Assessment roll for 2022-2024.
Hear any objections to the computation of cost or the Special Assessment roll.
Review computation of cost in connection with the capital improvements.
Any property owner who wishes to object to the assessment should appear at the hearing during the times listed above, or file an objection in writing by the time the public hearing closes. Please send objections to: Four Lakes Task Force, on behalf of the Four Lakes Special Assessment District, 233 E. Larkin Street, Midland, Michigan 48640.
On Monday, May 16th, the Tobacco Spillway fishing area (east side of the water channel below the dam) will be closed for the day while crews finish existing work from the fall and winter on the dam. The fishing area will be open to the public again on May 17th.
Webinar Will Play Update Meeting with EGLE
On May 19 at 3:00 p.m. we will host a webinar to share a recorded meeting between FLTF consultants and representatives from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy. After the video, a panel of FLTF representatives will share further insights and take questions.