Michigan State Waterways Commission to meet March 22 in Lansing

Lansing, Michigan – The Michigan State Waterways Commission (MSWC) will hold its regular meeting on Friday, March 22, at the Country Inn & Suites Superior Conference Room, located at 6511 Centurion Drive in Lansing.

The public meeting begins at 9 a.m. and will focus on updates related to the 2013 Emergency Dredging Plan, including funding, permitting, grants and collaboration with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

The Michigan State Waterways Commission is an advisory group, created by Public Act 451 of 1994, Part 781, toaddress 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, persons wishing to provide public comment on any boating-related issue, or persons needing accommodations to attend this meeting, contact Andrea N. Turner in the DNR’s Parks and Recreation Division at 517‑335‑3035 (TTY/TDD711 Michigan Relay Center for the hearing impaired), or visit the MSWC website at www.michigan.gov/mswc. A copy of the agenda is also available on the website.


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