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Wednesday, June 9, 2021
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  • Jacks Water Filling Station has been installed.  Check it out at the  Wedge Park at Jefferson and M-22!
  • The repair of the walkway between the main marina and the south side in front of the Barkentine will begin on June 14th or 15th.  The project manager indicates they will be onsite for  2 - 2 1/2 days tops.

  • Come visit our new gathering space!  

  • Sights and Sounds-Suttons Bay Marina Beach
  • Sign up for E-Updates by emailing sbvresident@gmail.com  providing your email address.  We will keep you updated with what's happening in the Village.
  • Please read our 2021 Spring Newsletter
  • Important Dates-Mark your Calendar
  • Water shutoff moratorium lifted

    Governor Whitmer’s water shutoff moratorium, a temporary statewide ban on water shutoffs due to unpaid bills, expired on March 31, 2021.  The Village will again enforce water shutoffs due to unpaid bills.  As in the past, a shutoff notice with a shutoff date will be sent to the account of the unpaid bill.  Please pay prior to the shutoff date to avoid service interruption.   If you are unable to pay your water and sewer bill due to hardship, please contact the Clerk for a list of entities that may be able to assist.  Thank you.

  • The Village installs new guard rail on Elm Street.

  • We have added a frequently asked question (FAQ's) page to address questions you may have.  If you have a question that you would like addressed, shoot us an email. 
  • For any questions regarding sewer or water infrastructure needs, please contact the DPW at 231.271.1032.

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Water shutoff moratorium lifted

Governor Whitmer’s water shutoff moratorium, a temporary statewide ban on water shutoffs due to unpaid bills, expired on March 31, 2021.  The Village will again enforce water shutoffs due to unpaid bills.  As in the past, a shutoff notice with a shutoff date will be sent to the account of the unpaid bill.  Please pay prior to the shutoff date to avoid service interruption.   If you are unable to pay your water and sewer bill due to hardship, please contact the Clerk for a list of entities that may be able to assist.  Thank you.

Friday, April 2, 2021

The Suttons Bay Village Marina has a part-time maintenance worker/dock hand position available.  The position runs mid-April through mid-October.  The applicant must be over 18 years of age with a valid driver’s license.  Applications can be downloaded from Village’s website at: www.suttonsbayvillage.org or you may email sbmarina@suttonsbayvillage.org for further information.

 

 

Friday, March 19, 2021

The Village is considering the following changes this year:

VILLAGE CLEAN UP UPDATE 

Over the years our Village residents have enjoyed having a Spring clean-up day. Last year, due to uncertainties of COVID, the Village moved the event to take place in the Fall. This change received mixed “reviews” by our residents. The General Service Committee was presented with the idea of scheduling the event to take place once again in the Fall, rather than Spring. As you are aware, our Village residents are also residents of Suttons Bay Township, who historically schedules their clean-up day in the Spring, and intends to do so in 2021. By moving the Village clean-up day to the Fall, it would provide our Village residents the ability to participate in two clean up events every year, rather than one.

The General Service Committee has recommended to the Village Council that we move forward with scheduling a fall clean-up day with the understanding that we make every effort to educate our residents on the change and why.

LEAF PICK-UP UPDATE

As we begin planning our 2021 spring services, we will be asking the Village Council to consider changes to leaf and yard waste collections. This service is very time consuming and takes away from the time needed to maintain and service our infrastructure. This discussion is ongoing however the following is being discussed. 1) Requiring all grass clippings to always be placed in biodegradable yard waste bags rather than placed in the street. 2) Move to a more scheduled approach where a 7-day period will be provided once in the Spring and once in the Fall in which all residents must have their leaves out in the street for pick up. That will be the only time leaves are permitted in the roadway. 3) outside of the two mass leaf pick up events, all leaves will be required to be placed in biodegradable bags for pick up. 4) Provide open hours at the “dump” where residents can bring their leaves and grass clippings as an alternative to using bio-degradable bags. 5) Establish a composting area for leaves and debris rather than continuing with past practices of burning the leaves. 6) Make compost available for free to residents on a yearly basis. Discussion on this subject continues at the General Service Committee.

Monday, January 27, 2020

We have had a number of phone calls asking whether residents need a permit to protect their shoreline from erosion.   The State of Michigan has prepared a document of Frequently Asked Questions about Shore Protection During Great Lakes High WaterIf you are looking to implement shoreline stabilization practices due to erosion occurring along the Great Lakes, a permit will most likely be needed from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy.