VILLAGE OF SPRING LAKE

102 W Savidge Street  •  Spring Lake, MI  •  616.842.1393

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Due to lack of Agenda items, the January 26, 2016 Planning Commission meeting has been canceled.  The next scheduled meeting is Feburary 23, 2016

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
ON ADOPTION OF PROPOSED
FIFTH AMENDMENT TO THE RESTATED AND AMENDED
VILLAGE OF SPRING LAKE DEVELOPMENT PLAN AND
TAX INCREMENT FINANCING PLAN FOR
THE SPRING LAKE DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
DEVELOPMENT AREA
VILLAGE OF SPRING LAKE, OTTAWA COUNTY, MICHIGAN

           TO:    CITIZENS AND RESIDENTS OF THE VILLAGE OF SPRING LAKE,

                     OTTAWA COUNTY, MICHIGAN

          NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN:

          1.       The Village Council of the Village of Spring Lake, Ottawa County, Michigan, is considering a proposed Fifth Amendment to the Restated and Amended Village of Spring Lake Development Plan and Tax Increment Financing Plan for the Spring Lake Downtown Development Authority Development Area.

          2.       The Fifth Amendment to the Restated and Amended Village of Spring Lake Development Plan and Tax Increment Financing Plan for the Spring Lake Downtown Development Authority Development area proposes to amend the boundaries of the Downtown District.  The original district boundaries are shaded in white/yellow on the attached DDA Boundary Map.  The boundaries adopted pursuant to the Restated and Amended Plan are shaded in green on the attached DDA Boundary map.  The proposed added boundaries are shaded in gold on the attached DDA Boundary Map.  The proposed district boundaries, including the original boundaries and the amended boundaries are described on the attached Exhibits A and B which represent the “Village of Spring Lake DDA Boundary Expansion Description.”

          3.       A copy of the Fifth Amendment to the Restated and Amended Development Plan and Tax Increment Financing Plan referred to above, which contains the proposed amendments to the Restated and Amended Development Plan and Tax Increment Financing Plan, and a copy of the Restated and Amended Development Plan and Tax Increment Financing Plan itself, which contains maps, plats, and a description of the Development Plan are on file at the Spring Lake Village Hall, the Village Manager’s Office, 102 W. Savidge Street, Spring Lake, Michigan, and may be inspected at any time between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., each weekday, except holidays, beginning January 22, 2016, by any interested person.

          4.       The Village Council will hold a public hearing on February 15, 2016 at the Barber School, 102 W. Exchange Street, Spring Lake, Michigan at 7:30 p.m., local time, to consider the approval, rejection, or approval with modifications of the proposed Fifth Amendment to the Restated and Amended Development Plan and Tax Increment Financing Plan for the Spring Lake Downtown Development Authority Development Area. 

          5.       At that hearing, an opportunity will be provided for all interested persons to be heard concerning the proposed Fifth Amendment to the Restated and Amended Development Plan and Tax Increment Financing Plan.  In addition, the Village Council shall receive and consider communications in writing with reference to the proposed Fifth Amendment to the Restated and Amended Development Plan and Tax Increment Financing Plan.  All aspects of the Fifth Amendment to the Restated and Amended Development Plan and Tax increment Financing Plan will be open for discussion.  The hearing will provide the fullest opportunity for expression of opinion, for argument on the merits, and introduction of documentary evidence pertinent to the proposed Fifth Amendment to the Restated and Amended Development Plan and Tax Increment Financing Plan.

          6.       The Village of Spring Lake will provide necessary and reasonable auxiliary aids and services at this hearing, such as signors for hearing-impaired persons and audio tapes of printed materials for visually-impaired persons, upon receipt of five (5) days prior notice.  Disabled persons requiring such auxiliary aids or services should so notify the Village of Spring Lake by contacting Christine Burns at 102 W. Savidge Street, Spring Lake, Michigan 49456, (telephone (616) 842-1393).

          THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN BY ORDER OF THE SPRING LAKE VILLAGE COUNCIL.

Dated: January 22, 2016               

Marvin Hinga
Clerk/Treasurer
Village of Spring Lake

Click the link to view the list of Properties and boundary map  Parcel list   DDA Boundary Map 

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Village of Spring Lake
Applications for Appointment
To Boards and Commissions

The Village of Spring Lake has a couple of board and commission positions with terms which will be expiring soon.  Spring Lake residents (you must be a registered voter in the Village) who wish to be considered for appointment to one of these positions are invited to submit an Application for Appointment Form to the Spring Lake Village Clerk, 102 W. Savidge, Spring Lake, MI 49456.  Forms are available at Village Hall, by calling 842-1393, or at www.springlakevillage.org. 

The Planning Commission has one position open  and meets the fourth Tuesday of each month.

The Historic Conservation District Commission has three positions open and meets the third Thursday of each month.

The Friends of Barber School Committee has one position for a Spring Lake Township Resident expiring November 2018 and meets as needed.

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Grand Haven 2014/15 Visitors Guide

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2014 Drinking Water Report

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Please note that water/sewer bills can be paid with a credit card through this site, but we are unable to accept credit cards in the office. Payments will be accepted at the office or the drop boxes until 5 p.m. on the due date. After 5 p.m., late charges will apply. The Village drop boxes are located behind Love, INC. and on the front of the Village Hall. Please contact Mary Paparella at 616-842-1393 if you have any questions regarding your bill. Thank you.

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If you experience an overflow or back up of a sewage disposal system, first please contact the Village of Spring Lake Department of Public Works to check the Village's lines before calling a private plumbing firm...