2012-08-23 / News

State waterways meeting planned

MANISTIQUE – The Michigan State Waterways Commission will hold its regular meeting on Aug. 24. The public meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in the Boardwalk Room of the Comfort Inn in Manistique.

The Michigan State Waterways Commission is an advisory group, created by Public Act 451 of 1994, Part 781, to address issues concerning public boating opportunities in the state of Michigan, including the acquisition, construction and maintenance of recreational harbors, channels, docking and launching facilities, administration of commercial docks in the Straits of Mackinac, and to advise on regulations and grant funding for the Great Lakes Harbors of Refuge.

For more information about this meeting, or for those who wish to provide public comment on any boating-related issue or who need accommodations to attend this meeting, contact Andrea Turner, Parks and Recreation Division, Department of Natural Resources, at (517) 335-3035 (TTY/TDD711 Michigan Relay Center for the hearing impaired), or visit www.michigan.gov/dnr.

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