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DATE:                 February 22, 2017

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

LOCATION:       219 E. Paw Paw St., Paw Paw, MI; 2nd Floor, BOC Room

QUESTIONS:     (269) 657-8241

The Van Buren County Drain Commissioner will hold a Day of Review of Apportionments on the above date, time and location.

The Day of Review is an opportunity to review the tentative apportionment of benefit for each parcel and municipality within the Drainage District. 

The Drain Commissioner, engineers 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 Drain 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 at 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 noted 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 determination of apportionments to the Van Buren County Probate Court within ten (10) days. 

The following is a description of the several tracts or parcels of lands constituting the Special Assessment District of the Lambert Drain, as well as a list of any county, township, city, village to be assessed at large: 

            Public Lands:              SE ¼ Section 15, South Haven Township

            Municipal At-Large:   South Haven Township, County of Van Buren

                                                Michigan Department of Transportation


Dated:      February 6, 2017                                       

Joe Parman, Van Buren County

Drain Commissioner                                                                                   


This page last updated on 2/10/2017.


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