The Lakesider...Spring 2013
The annual newsletter of the Lake Mitchell Improvement Board
New Information for Spring
New state law
bans docking boats at road ends overnight – From the Cadillac News
April, 2012 --
Boaters will no longer able to tie up overnight at spots where public roads end on lakes. The new law makes it a
misdemeanor to place boat hoists or anchoring systems or to install a dock at road ends. Similar penalties apply to
boaters who dock their boats at road ends between midnight and sunrise. (This law was just passed and may be good to know the watercraft rules as we enter the boating season. – Dave
Important Information to
The Lake Mitchell
Improvement Board uses the services of Restorative Lake Sciences L.L.C. and its Water Resources Director, Jennifer
Jermalowicz-Jones in developing and executing its aquatic plant control program. More can be learned about RLS
at www.restorativelakesciences.com. Information about Lake Cadillac and its milfoil control program
can be found at http://www.cadillac-mi.net.
Newsletter -- If you received this newsletter, please consider saving the board the $2 it costs to print
and mail this newsletter by reading it online at www.lakemitchell.org. (We would rather use our money to fight
milfoil than print and mail newsletters). All the contents of the newsletter are available online plus
photos, minutes of our meetings, and features about Lake Mitchell not found in our annual newsletter. Email
us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will add your email to our
list which has over 265 addresses.
Those on our email list are notified about important Lake Mitchell
information including days when the lake will be treated as well being alerted to upcoming meetings. If
weather events such as floods, ice storms, or heavy snows occur, which could damage property, emails may be
sent. These are especially appreciated by Association members who are not lakeside residents. The
email list will not be sold or offered to anyone and will only be used for Lake Mitchell Improvement Board
and Association business.
The Lake Mitchell Improvement Board now has a mobile website. This site is designed specifically for
viewing on your mobile smartphone: iPhone, Android phone, Blackberry phone. The mobile website has all the
information found on the full website. There are no graphics or photos on the mobile site, so it's fast to laod and
easy to read on small screens. To access the mobile website, point your phone's browser to http://www.lakemitchell.org/mobile. Then bookmark the site or add it to
your phone's home screen.
The Print editions of the LMIB Lakesider newsletter is available
for download in PDF format.