2016 RLI dues invoices were mailed on
1/2. If you have not yet received your invoice please contact us.
Fall 2015 General Membership Meeting
Friday, September 4, 2015 @ 7:00 PM
with Financial Report
Newsletter & Meeting Notice
Minutes of Spring 2015 General Meeting
Bylaws Amendment Proposal
The 2015 fishing contest was June 26 - July 3. See the
fishing page for more details and the contest
Boat Ramp Access
There are no set hours for the boat ramp. For riparian Members, please
call a trustee
with 24 hours advance notice. (Appointments cannot be made online) Click
for more information.
see and can access the invasive plant Purple Loosestrife (spikes of purple
flowers), please cut off the blooms and bag them carefully in a plastic
garbage bag. Tie up the bag and place it in your trash. One plant has
millions of seeds that will fall if not removed. This is an undesirable
invasive plant that will choke out native plants. More information and
pictures can be found here.
Aquatic Weed Control
Our second treatment occurred on July 21st. Please see the weed control page for the
current treatment map, current treatment notice,
annual treatment notice, treatment dates, and more details.
Water Quality Testing Results
Our Summer water samples are in - despite the geese the E. coli counts are well within safe
to positive testing for Avian influenza in
four free-ranging Canada goslings and one sub-adult goose – all from
Macomb County – all confirmed to have been infected with the HPAI H5N2
virus, the DNR geese relocation program has been cancelled for 2015.
6/28/15 Email to all Members
5-31-15 Email to all Members
The breeding pair of
have returned to Runyan Lake. More information can be found
We have a new invasive
plant species in Runyan Lake, Starry Stonewort. More information
New Web Page
Want to quickly
know what has recently changed on our website? Try our
What's New? page!!
10/11/15: Notice - The sandbar marker buoys
have been removed for the season. Please boat with caution.
For previous Community Notices click here.
Sewer Rate Increase!
On 12/1/15 the Tyrone Township Board approved
increases to our quarterly sewer O&M fees for 2016 - 2021 of
approximately 3.5% annually. RLI remains
concerned about the large cost incurred by RLI Members while most of the
Tyrone Township sewer system remains unused. We will continue to work with the Drain
Commission and Township in an effort to control costs and require others to
pay their fair share. Please contact Keith Kremer, Clerk, and
Marna Bunting-Smith, Treasurer, @ 810-629-8631 with your questions, concerns, or
2003 quarterly rate: $60.00 (Runyan
Lake Community Septic system)
2004 quarterly rate: $75.00 (new
2007 quarterly rate: $117.01
Jan. 2010 quarterly rate: $136.50
Oct. 2010 quarterly rate: $160.75
Jan. 2011 quarterly rate: $165.75
April 2012 quarterly rate: $170.50
April 2013 quarterly rate: $185.50
2014 quarterly rate: $201.25
Jan 2015 quarterly rate: $205.70
Jan 2016 (current) rate: $212.89
Rate details can be found on the Sewer page.
We now pay $852/yr for sewer service, an increase
of $612/yr (255%) since 2003! This does not
include the special assessment levied for the 2003 system upgrade, an additional
$300/yr for most, or the additional $650 assessment for the grinder pump!
Are we really paying our fair share or are we
subsidizing the rest of the undeveloped system? Ask your township