SPECIAL NOTICES: THE VILLAGE IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR A PART-TIME PERSON TO DO LAWN MOWING FOR THE SUMMER SEASON. The individual must be 18 years of age or older. Please fill out an application on our website, link above. Applications can be left in the box on the front door of the village offices or by mailing them to P.O. Box 175 Bear Lake, MI 49614 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Mark your calendars. Saturday August 15th from 9am-1pm we will be hosting our annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection for 2020. The event will be held at the Manistee County Road Commission, 8946 Chippewa Highway, Bear Lake. To prevent traffic backups we are asking people to turn west on 8 Mile Rd. off of US 31 and follow the signage for the safest entry into the line up. We are suggesting a $10 donation per household to help cover the rising costs of recycling hazardous waste safely. For more details please click on https://www.manisteecd2.org/hhw.html. You can also call our office with any questions you may have. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ATTENTION… BEAR LAKE VILLAGE RESIDENTS Due to the new water system that has been installed in the village you may be eligible for a reduction on your home owner’s insurance. Please contact your homeowner’s insurance company and let them know The Public Protection Rating or ISO Rating is now a 5, effective on October 1, 2018.