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MDN: Sanford to bring back Fourth of July celebration

The Midland Daily News published an article about the upcoming Fireworks sponsored by the Sanford Lake Association. After a year on hiatus due to the pandemic and devastating dam failures last year, the annual Sanford Fourth of July celebration will return. The festivities will begin at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 4, at its new location …

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Boyce Hydro Fined

FERC has fined Boyce Hydro fined $15 million for dam safety violations that led to failures, floods. Read the article here. Link

FLTF Upcoming Webinars

All informational sessions begin at 5 p.m. and will be held virtually. A recording and the presentation slides will be posted on the FLTF website after. Register at the links below Tuesday, April 13 – Rain and Flood Studies — Join us for a taped webinar and live roundtable discussion about the impact of changing weather patterns on precipitation in the area, …

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WNEW TV5 – M-30 Temporary Bridge

WNEW news did an TV article on the reopening of the M-30 Bridge.

Four Lakes Task Force Update on Sanford Dam

If you did not attend Feb. 25th, 2021 FLTF meeting concerning Sanford Dam you can view the webinar and download the presentation following the link below. Link to FLTF website

Michigan Waterfront Alliance (MWA)

The MWA is a lobbying group that focuses on the state legislature as regards lakefront property owners interests. They are a spinoff from Michigan Lakes and Streams Association, with which you maybe familiar with. The final report of the Michigan Dam Safety Task Force that was initiated as a result of our 2020 flood and …

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FLTF: Comments on Recommendations of Dam Safety Task Force

The Four Lakes Task Force (FLTF) provided comments related to the recommendations being considered by the Michigan Dam Safety Task Force during its public meeting. In his statement, FLTF President Dave Kepler, on behalf of Midland and Gladwin counties.

FLTF: SHOULD WE LEAVE IS AS THE TITTABAWASSEE RIVER? WHEN IS THE WATER COMING BACK?

Secord Township supervisor and former FLTF board member Joel Vernier sheds light on these frequently asked questions in a video.

SLA Hoodies

Hoodies are $30 each, and available: Holsworth’s Coins and Resale at 2301 N Meridian Rd, in Sanford

SLA Contribution to the Four Lakes Task Force (FLTF)

The Sanford Lake Association (SLA) Board of Directors at our last board meeting authorized a donation of $20,000 to the Four Lakes Task Force (FLTF). Download the letter here