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Notice to Public

Village Council Vacancy

The Village of Mattawan is accepting letters of interest to fill one (1) vacancy on the Village Council, term ending November 2022.    The Village Council meets the second and fourth Monday’s of every month at 7:00 P.M.  Members also serve on several sub-committees.  Candidates must be a Village Resident, have lived in the Village for at least one year and no felony background. 

If you would like to take part in shaping the future of the Village of Mattawan please submit letters of interest to:

Village of Mattawan
24221 Front Avenue
Mattawan, MI  49071
269-668-2128
or
offices@mattawanmi.com

Letters of interest must be received on or before 3 p.m. December 3, 2020.


DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Development

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Village of Mattawan:   Notice of Availability of an Environmental Assessment

AGENCY: Rural Development, USDA

ACTION: Notice of Availability of an Environmental Assessment

SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that Rural Development (RD), as required by the National Environmental Policy Act, is issuing an environmental assessment (EA) in connection with possible impacts related to a project proposed by the Village of Mattawan, Michigan. The proposal is for construction of a wastewater treatment facility (WWTF) and installation of forcemain to connect to the Village’s wastewater collection system. A map of the project area is below. The Village of Mattawan has submitted an application to USDA for funding of the proposal.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrew H. Granskog, PE, State Environmental Coordinator, USDA Rural Development, Community Programs, 3001 Coolidge Road, Suite 200, East Lansing, Michigan, 48823,(517) 324-5209, andy.granskog@usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Village of Mattawan of Mattawan will construct a sequencing batch reactor (SBR) wastewater treatment facility WWTF on 1.65 acres near the intersection of 25th Street and Red Arrow Hwy as identified on the map. The project also includes the installation of 2 miles of forcemain connecting to the discharge piping from an existing lift station on 25th Street, continuing north in the right-of-way on 25th Street, south right-of-way on Red Arrow Hwy, and west right-of-way of County Road 652, crossing to the east right-of-way under Orchard Drive and back west north of Trestle Creek Ave, terminating in an outfall at Hayden Creek.

RCAP prepared an environmental assessment for RUS that describes the project, assesses the proposed project’s environmental impacts, and summarizes as applicable any mitigation measures used to minimize environmental effects. RUS has conducted an independent evaluation of the environmental assessment and believes that it accurately assesses the impacts of the proposed project.             No significant impacts are expected as a result of the construction of the project.

Questions and comments should be sent to RD at the address provided. RD will accept questions and comments on the environmental assessment for 14 days from the date of publication of this notice.

Any final action by RD related to the proposed project will be subject to, and contingent upon, compliance with all relevant Federal environmental laws and regulations and completion of environmental review procedures as prescribed by

7 CFR Part 1970, Environmental Policies and Procedures.

A general location map of the proposal is shown below.

Dated: October 20,2020


VILLAGE OF MATTAWAN
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

BASED ON THE STATE OF EMERGENCY CREATED BY THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, AND CONSISTENT WITH THE EMERGENCY ORDERS ENTERED BY THE GOVERNOR, VILLAGE OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. THE SITUATION WILL BE EVALUATED  AND OFFICES WILL OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AS SOON AS IT IS SAFELY INDICATED. OFFICES WILL BE STAFFED DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS, AND YOU MAY CALL 269-668-2128 FOR ASSISTANCE WITH ESSENTIAL MATTERS. THE VILLAGE APPRECIATES YOUR UNDERSTANDING.


 

Village of Mattawan
The mission of the Village of Mattawan government is to provide public services in an effective and efficient manner and to improve the quality of life for all of the residents and visitors in our community.

Mattawan is located on the eastern border of Van Buren County, easily accessed off of I-94. It’s local economy is supported by a strong manufacturing base, including plastic products and pharmaceutical research & development. Its proximity to the Kalamazoo area just 7 miles away also lends to its economic support. The Village offers small-town charm in the downtown area, which features a shady city park on one side of the main street area and a row of unique shops and eating establishments on the other.
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FOR INFORMATION ON THE

BOB-O-LINK ESTATES 433 DRAIN PETITION AND BOARD

OF DETERMINATION

PLEASE VISIT

  www.vbco.org/bobolinks.as 

 NEW WATER AND SEWER RATE

EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1, 2020

Water:  New rate $3.92/1,000 gallons

              Old rate $3.80/1,000 gallons

Sewer:  New rate $8.67/1,000 gallons

              Old rate $8.10/1,000 gallons

Non-Village Residents will continue to pay 1 1/2 times the new Village rates.

Debt service fees of $2.80 and $13.70 will no longer be billed.

 

The Village of Mattawan's water system has undergone PFAS testing.  Below is the test results as performed by the Department of Environmental Equality

 

 

 

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