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Peaine Township November Board Meeting

The Peaine Township Board met on November 11th for their regular monthly meeting. Several board appointments were made. Noting that St. James elected to have Travis Martin fill one of their seats on the Waste Management Committee Appointment board, the board decided...

BICS School Board Meeting Highlights

At their regularly scheduled meeting, the Beaver Island Community School Board received reports from the teachers regarding student assessment data, heard reports from the standing committees, and took action on several items, including the appointment of a new board...

Peaine Township Planning Commission to meet

The Peaine Township Planning Commission has a meeting set for this coming Tuesday.  On the agenda are referring the complete 5-Year Peaine Township Recreation Plan to the township board for approval and a review of next steps on the recreational marijuana ordinance. ...

St. James Board November Meeting

St. James Township Board met Wednesday evening, November 6. The meeting covered a lot of ground. Notable discussion concerned progress on the Anderson Marina project. With the closing of the deal, the township is busy working with the Andersons and the Woollam...

Fwd: GLIA monthly call Nov 6 CANCELLED

We received the following message from Matt Preisser  : Greetings, Great Lakes Islands Alliance! With concurrence from the GLIA Steering Committee, I am cancelling tomorrow’s regularly scheduled monthly GLIA call.  We had a light agenda, given that its only been a few...

Attorney General’s Challenge to Line 5 Deal Dismissed

The Michigan Court of Claims ruled Thursday that the state Legislature did not violate the Michigan Constitution last year by approving a deal between former Republican Gov. Rick Snyder and Enbridge Inc. The challenged deal calls for replacing Line 5 with another...

3rd Great Lakes Islands Alliance (GLIA) Summit

Beaver Island community leaders and interested parties will attend the 3rd Great Lakes Islands Alliance (GLIA) Summit on October 20-23rd, 2019 hosted by Mackinac Island. The purpose of GLIA is to support year-round inhabitated Great Lakes islands. During the GLIA...

DNR Reports on Great Lakes Islands

The island reports on Invasives are accessible on MSU Extension  website under publications The reports are also available in PDF format on the BIA Website : 2019-17 – Preserving the Legacy of Michigan’s Great Lakes Islands 2019-18 – Prioritization...