Big Rapids Township trustees to discuss 2020 road work, employee manual

BIG RAPIDS TWP. — Township officials hope to continue to improve the quality of area roads in the future.

During the Big Rapids Township Board of Trustees meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 8, board members are expected to hear a recommendation from the roads committee regarding major road projects for 2020.

Also during the meeting, trustees are expected to consider:

• Changes and the addition of prohibition of weapons to the employee manual;

• Setting the annual mileage rate for authorized travel by township employees;

• A water operator contract renewal;

• 2018 budget adjustment recommendations;

• A request from the fire committee to borrow $75,000 from the revolving loan fund; and

• A recommendation from the fire committee to purchase a new chassis and have the current tank remounted.


Posted by Taylor Fussman

Taylor is the city/county reporter for the Pioneer and Herald Review newspapers. She can be reached at (231) 592-8362 or by email at

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