Saturday, August 19, 2017
Welcome to the Office of the Drain Commissioner

Bruce A. Campbell
Drain Commissioner
120 N. Broadway, Ste. 215
Cassopolis, MI 49031

Tel: 269.445.4428
Fax: 269.445.4495

 

brucec@cassco.org

Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00am - 5:00pm

Notice:  On November 17, 2016 the Cass County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution that transferred the Cass County Soil Erosion and Sedimentation (SESC) Program from the Drain Commissioner's Office to the Cass County Conservation District.
 
The Conservation District is located at 1127 E State St, Cassopolis, MI 49031 in same building as the Farm Service Agency & NRCS office.  Korie Blyveis, the District Manager has obtained the DEQ's SESC comprehensive certification to administer the program.  She can be contacted by phone at 269-445-8641 Ext 5. or email:  korie.blyveis@macd.org
The effective date of this transfer is December 1, 2016.

 

The Drain Commissioner is a statutory officer elected on a partisan basis every four years. He is responsible for the administration of the Drain Code of 1956, as amended. The duties of the Drain Commissioner include the construction and maintenance of drains, determining drainage districts, apportioning costs of drains among property owners, and receiving bids and awarding contracts for drain construction. The Drain Commissioner also approves drainage in new developments, subdivisions and maintains court decreed lake levels. The office also is the administrator for the Cass County Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Program along with the Cass County Survey & Remonumentation Program.

“Both residents and visitors of Cass County enjoy the beauty of over 250 lakes and ponds, along with numerous streams, creeks, and wetlands that offer some of the best boating, fishing, swimming, wildlife habitat, and other recreational opportunities in Southwest Michigan. Maintaining county drains is critical to our economy and our quality of life. Managing decreed Lake Levels and protecting the waters of our county through a strong Soil Erosion Program will ensure the protection of these waters as one of our county’s most valuable resources for our current and future generations.” – Bruce Campbell, Cass County Drain Commissioner

Water Quality- Help keep the waters of Cass County clean.  For more information www.swmpc.org

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