What is the Lake Mitchell Improvement Board?
There seems to be confusion between the Lake Mitchell Improvement Board and the Lake Mitchell Property Owners' Association. This information might help you sort it out.
The Lake Board is empowered to collect special assessments from benefiting properties for approved lake improvements. Virtually all assessment monies is spent to control invasive and nuisance native vegetation.
The Lake Mitchell Improvement Board was formed in accordance with Michigan's Inland Lake Improvement in 1993 and brings together local citizens and governments to manage the lake.. Under provisions of Public Act 451 of 1994, Part 309 as amended), the lake board membership includes a riparian representative who is elected for a three-year term, appointed representatives from Selma Township, Cherry Grove Township, the city of Cadillac, a Wexford County Commissioner, and the Wexford County Drain Commissioner. Township, County Commission and City Commission representatives representatives are appointed for indefinite terms. The Drain Commissioner who is elected in a county election.
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Prioritized Goal Statements for the LMIB
The Lake Mitchell Improvement Board developed and established prioritized goals for the three year assessment period that begins July 10, 2010. These were discussed at length by the Board over several meetings and given opportunity for public input. They consist of maintaining the existing program of work and trying to establish a financial reserve to cover any unforeseen increase in our milfoil program.