Village Council Meeting Dates


Village of Bear Lake Regular Meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of the Month, beginning at 7:30pm.

LOCATION. The Village Offices have moved to the white building next to the Bear Lake Museum – 12376 Virginia Street.


January 21, February 18, March 18, April 15, May 20, June 17,
July 15, August 19, September 16, October 21, November 18,
December 16

Contact Number for all – 231-970-2066

Maintenance Services:  231-864-4300

President: Jeff Bair
Clerk: Melanie Ware
Treasurer: Alice Howe
Council Trustees: Carver Edwards, Don Hyrns, Ron Ronning, Jackie Johnson, Margaret Bass, Janene Gee
Camping Registration: Donna Ronning  – 1-231-383-2402
Village Maintenance: Howard Higley.

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Village of Bear Lake November Election Polling Notice

Village of Bear Lake voting takes place at the Bear Lake Township Hall 7771 Lake St., Bear Lake MI 49614

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on November 4, 2014.

A sample ballot may be viewed at

Also via the League of Women Voters at

Bear Lake Beach Testing Week 6 – Final

The results for the Bear Lake Beach Monitoring Program for Week #6 (8/20/2014) are as follows:

All numbers are expressed as E. coli colonies/100ml MPN

Site #1, Hopkins Park Beach: 1.8

Site #2, South Shore Beach: 5.0

Site #3, 7th Street Beach: 4.7

Site #4, 13 Mile Rd. Beach: 4.5

Site #5, Myers Rd. Beach: 1.6

Site #6, Pleasanton Twp. Park Beach: 3.2


Please see attached document.

If you have any further questions, feel free to contact me.

Marc Soles

Environmental Health Sanitarian III

Site Condo/Subdivision Program

916 Diana St.

Ludington, MI 49431


For an explanation about MDEQ standards for Beach Monitoring In Michigan see this link. Copies of the 2013 test results are provided here (1mb PDF)