Drain Commissioner & Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control


Jackie Fitzgerald

Jackie Fitzgerald
Drain Commissioner / Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control

Services Building
14485 Northland Drive
Big Rapids, MI 49307

(231) 592-0103
Fax: (231) 592-9446

Email Jackie

OFFICE HOURS

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

For more information and assistance contact:

Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)
Grand Rapids District
(616) 356-0500

PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice of Hearing - to Establish Lake Level and Establishment of a Special Assessment District for Pickerel (Bergess) Lake
Thursday,April 27, 2017, 1:30 p.m.
49th Circuit Court
Mecosta County Bldg.
400 Elm Street
Big Rapids, MI
Click here to see the complete notice.

Notice of Letting of Contract and Day of Review of Apportionments - Snow Drain
Thursday, May 25, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Mecosta County Services Building
14485 Northland Drive
Big Rapids, MI
Click here to see the complete notice.

Services

Drain Commissioner's Office:

  • Construct, repair, and maintain 39 county drains
  • Inspect and maintain 7 lake level structures
  • Member of the following lake improvements boards:
  • - Brady Lake Improvement Board
  • - Jehnsen Lake Improvement Board
  • - Tri-Lakes Improvement Board
  • Mecosta County Parks Board Member

Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Department/Certified Enforcing Agency:

  • Review and approve plans
  • Issue Soil Erosion Permits
  • Inspect construction sites

Review and approve storm water drainage plans for plats, site condos, mobile home parks and other developments.

Assist the general public with problems related to flooding and other drainage complaints and concerns.

It is a privilege and an honor to serve Mecosta County’s citizens, businesses and municipalities.

We believe that government must be open, accessible and user-friendly. To that end the Mecosta County Drain office opens its doors to serve the public in whatever manner possible

Jackie Fitzgerald

Freedom of Information

Drain Commissioner - Freedom of Information Act Procedures

Mecosta County FOIA Policy

Links

Drains & Erosion Protection

FAQs

Maintenance Requests and Drain Use Permits

Related Links

Soil Erosion Fees and Permits

2016 Annual Report

Video

Michigan's Drain Commissioners - A Legacy of Property and Resource Protection