July 29, 2020 Black Creek Consolidated Drain BOD

On July 29, 2020, the Muskegon County Drain Commissioner will be holding a Day of Review for the Black Creek Consolidated Drain. Meeting details will be posted soon.  Engineering documents and supporting materials about the Day of Review are becoming available.

July 29, 2020 Online Meeting Information


The July 29, 2020 Day of Review will be held via zoom online.
Below is the zoom information for you to use to join the meeting that day:
Meeting Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83887635894
Phone Call In Number: 877-853-5257
Meeting ID: 838 8763 5894

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

The FAQ’s cover Notice of Letting, Day of Review, Drainage District Boundaries and Day of Review of Apportionments.
View the FAQ’s by CLICKING HERE.

Black Creek Consolidated Drain Apportionment / Assessment Roll

Click HERE to view the apportionment / assessment roll for the Black Creek Consolidated Drain

Explanation of the Black Creek Drain Assessment

Click HERE to review the explanation of assessments by the County Drain Commissioner.

Notice of Letting, Day of Review of Drainage District Boundaries and Day of Review of Apportionments

The Muskegon County Drain Commissioner has set the dates for the Notice of Letting, Day of Review of Drain District Boundaries, and Day of Review of Apportionments.   Review the Notice by CLICKING HERE.

Black Creek Consolidated Drain Map

An updated map of the Black Creek Consolidated Drain District and branches, showing the lands being added or removed can by reviewed by CLICKING HERE.

Pre-Bid Presentation & Additional Information

A pre-bid presentation was given on July 9, 2020.   The presentation slides in both Microsoft PowerPoint and PDF formats are posted below.
Pre-Bid Presentation - Microsoft PowerPoint Format
Pre-Bid Presentation- Adobe PDF Format
Water Monitoring Locations Map - Adobe PDF Format
Water Monitoring Base Flows Report - Adobe PDF Format

Requests for Bids

Bids for various projects on the Black Creek Consolidated Drain are becomming available.   See each link below for bid documents and plans for each division of the project.

Project DivisionProject DescriptionBid DocumentsBid Plan SetsBid Tabulation
Project Division 1MDOT Box Culvert ReplacementView Bid Documents
VIew Project Addendum 1
View Project Addendum 2
View Project Addendum 3
View Bid Plan SetsView Bid Tabulations
Project Division 2County Roadway Culvert ReplacementsView Bid Documents
View Bid Plan SetsView Bid Tabulations
Project Division 34.2 miles of Channel ClearingView Bid DocumentsView Bid Plan SetsView Bid Tabulations
Project Division 4Approximately 6 miles of Open Drain Cleanout, Culvert Replacements, In-Stream BMPs and RestorationView Bid DocumentsView Bid Plan Sets
View Bid Tabulations
Project Division 58.95 miles of Open Drain Cleanout, Culvert Replacement, In-Stram BMP’s and RestorationView Bid DocumentsView Bid Plan SetsView Bid Tabulations
Project Division 61.9 miles of Open Drain Cleanout, Culvert Replacement, In-Stram BMP’s and RestorationView Bid DocumentsView Bid Plan SetsView Bid Tabulations
Project Division 72.1 miles of Open Drain Cleanout, Culvert Replacement, In-Stram BMP’s and RestorationView Bid DocumentsView Bid Plan SetsView Bid Tabulations
Project Division 8Approximately 3.5 miles of Open Drain Cleanout, Culvert Replacements, In-Stream BMPs and Restoration.View Bid DocumentsView Bid Plan SetsView Bid Tabulations
Project Division 9Approximately 2 miles of Open Drain Cleanout, Culvert Replacements, In-Stream BMPs and Restoration.View Bid DocumentsView Bid Plan SetsView Bid Tabulations
Project Division 103.95 miles of Open Drain Cleanout, Culvert Replacement, In-Stram BMP’s and RestorationView Bid DocumentsView Bid Plan SetsView Bid Tabulations
Project Division 11Approximately 2 miles of Open Drain Cleanout, Culvert Replacements, In-Stream BMPs and Restoration.View Bid DocumentsView Bid Plan SetsView Bid Tabulations
Project Division 120.85 miles of New Drain Construction (Open and Enclosed), Appurtenances, Pavement and Lawn RestorationView Bid Documents
VIew Project Addendum 1
View Bid Plan SetsView Bid Tabulations

Black Creek Consolidated Drain Project Status Update by Land & Resource Engineering - 6/5/2020 
-PDF slides from the presentation video below
Covering the following former drains (now branches of the Black Creek Consolidated Drain) with work engineered by LRE Engineering
   Upper Muskegon-Newaygo Drain / Dirkes Drain / Porter / Wray Drain / Smith & Mulder Drain / McSorely Drain

Black Creek Consolidated Drain Project Status Update by ENG Engineering & Surveying - 6/10/2020
3.6mb PDF slide presentation
Covering the following former drains (now branches of the Black Creek Consolidated Drain) with work engineered by ENG Engineering & Surveying:
   Muskegon Newaygo Drain / JTB&S and JTB&S-Slater Drains / Smith & Mulder Drain / Proposed branch of the Smith & Mulder
      Drain / Daley Drain / Little Drain / Big & Outlet Drain / HH&G Drain / Bell Drain