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On October 26, 2010, Lapeer became a founding member of the
Water Authority (KWA) is a municipal corporation responsible for distributing water services in the Mid-Michigan and Thumb areas of the U.S. state of Michigan. Members of the authority are the cities of Flint and Lapeer, and the counties of Genesee, Lapeer and Sanilac.
is a word from the Petan Indian language meaning "lake" and another early name for Lake Huron.
Jeff Wright is a Genesee County, Michigan official currently serving as County Drain Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer of the
On October 26, 2010, the
Water Authority Board of Trustees met for the first time with representatives from the incorporating counties and cities. Walling was elected chair.
In 2006, Wright started the push to create the
Water Authority started in 2010. He was selected as the Authority's first Chief Executive Officer.
In May 2007, Genesee County Drain Commissioner and Oakland County Drain Commissioner chose the name
Regional Water Planning Group, the forerunner planning group for the Authority.
On October 26, 2010, the
Water Authority was formed to build and manage a pipeline from the Lake to Flint.
In July 2010, the County Board voted to merge the clerk and register of deeds offices, effective January 1, 2013. On October 26, 2010, Genesee County became a founding member of the
Lumber was the principal industry of the Lapeer County area from the 1830s until 1870, with the expectation that the removal of much of the county's forests would attract farmers as settlers. Lapeer's economy shifted to become primarily agriculturally based. On October 26, 2010, Lapeer became a founding member of the
Genesee County is a founding member of the
Water Authority with Board of Commission Chair Jamie W. Curtis representing the County on the Authority Board. The "outcounty" area (all but the city of Flint) receives library services from the Genesee District Library, which taxes for operations .998 mills total from two separate levies.
Lapeer is member of
Water Authority and of the Greater Lapeer County Utilities Authority. Lapeer is served by the Lapeer District Library. Public schools in the Lapeer are run by the Lapeer Community Schools. Lapeer formerly utilized two high schools, Lapeer East High School and Lapeer West High School, however in 2014 the schools were merged into Lapeer High School. Lapeer is home to the following private schools:
Earley remained with the City of Saginaw served until he was appointed emergency manager (EM) for Flint in October 2013, succeeding Michael Brown. Earley served in that post from September 2013 until January 2015. Under Earley's leadership, the city separated from the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department and joined the
Water Authority (KWA), a new regional water authority. The decision to join the KWA was made under then-Emergency Manager Ed Kurtz, and approved by then-State Treasurer Andy Dillon.
On January 11, 2013, the Authority received the final permit from the Army Corps of Engineers to build the
pipeline. In February, L. D'Agostini & Sons was the low bidder ($24.6 million, which is less than the engineers' estimated $27 million) to build the massive intake into Lake Huron. On April 12, Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash and County Executive L. Brooks Patterson came out against the KWA water pipeline because of the increased cost burden on remaining customers of the Detroit Water system. L. D'Agostini & Sons again was awarded a contract for the pump station with a bid of $11.05 million (a saving of $2.75 million below estimates).
In March 2014, the KWA put out to market $220 million in bonds with excellent ratings from the credit rating agencies putting interest rates to about 5% or lower. The City of Flint began its temporary use of Flint River water as its primary source of drinking water on April 25, 2014 while Genesee County continued to purchase from Detroit water. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the
Water Authority began discussion in April regarding how to proceed with protected endangered Northern riffleshell in the Black River in Sanilac County which might force the authority to move from an open-cut to the more expensive boring under the river.
On March 15, 2017, the Genesee County Water and Waste Services Advisory Board voted to construct a 7-mile, 42-inch connector to the
Water Authority pipeline allowing it to start treating raw Lake Huron water later this year and making it possible for the city of Flint to continue buying pre-treated water from the Great Lake Water Authority for as long as it wants. The decision to build the line at a cost expected to be at least $12 million means Flint could remain a customer of the GLWA until at least 2019.
On October 26, 2010, the
Water Authority Board of Trustees met for the first time with representatives from the incorporating Cities of Flint (Mayor Dayne Walling), Lapeer (City Manager Dale Kerbyson), and County Drain Commissioners of Genesee (Jeff Wright), Lapeer (John Cosens) and Sanilac (Gregory L. Alexander). Walling was elected chair. While Genesee County Drain Commissioner Wright was selected as the Agency's CEO and replaced on the Board by Genesee County Board of Commissioner Chair Jamie Curtis as Genesee County's representative. Alexander was chosen as vice chair, Flint City Council President Delrico Loyd was chosen as Treasurer and Amy Planck of Lapeer County for secretary. Ten additional Trustees were to be appointed based on expected water usage.
Starting in 2011, Genesee County had spearheaded the development of the
Water Authority (KWA) to supply it and Lapeer and Sanilac counties—plus the cities of Lapeer and Flint—with water. On March 25, 2013, the Flint City Council voted 7-1 to approve future purchases of 16 million gallons per day from the KWA rather than using Flint River water as a permanent supply. The council had been informed that KWA's new water supply from Lake Huron (a bored tunnel) could be dug in 30 months. Flint emergency manager (EM) Ed Kurtz and Mayor Dayne Walling approved the action on March 29 and forwarded the action for the State Treasurer to approve.
The extent of development among Eastern Woodlands Native American societies on the eve of European contact is indicated by the archaeological evidence of a town on or near Lake Huron that contained more than one hundred large structures housing a total population of between 4000 and 6000. The French, the first European visitors to the region, often referred to Lake Huron as La Mer Douce, "the fresh-water sea". In 1656, a map by French cartographer Nicolas Sanson refers to the lake as
, a Wendat word which has been variously translated as "Freshwater Sea", "Lake of the Hurons", or simply "lake". The lake was generally labeled "Lac des Hurons" (Lake of the Huron) on most early European maps.
Environmental groups, such as the Michigan Environmental Council and the Flint River Watershed Coalition, indicated in May 2009 that they did not have any issue with the Lake Huron pipeline plan as Genesee County Drain Commission files for the need permits. In June, Cheboygan County Drain Commissioner Dennis G. Lennox II indicated that he might file a lawsuit to revoke a permit to use Lake Huron water if approved by Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, believing that Lake Huron's future would be jeopardized. In August 2009, a permit was issued in compliance with the 2008 Great Lakes Compact by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality for the withdrawal of 85 million gallons per day of water as a public water supply for Genesee County, the City of Flint and other potential customers: the Counties of Lapeer and Sanilac and City of Lapeer. Lennox filed an appeal of the issuance of the permit before the State Office of Administrative Hearings and Rules while in October Cheboygan County Board of Commissioners indicated that they were not supporting Lennox's appeal. On August 17, the Lapeer City Commission unanimously voted to be active in the
Planning Group. Lapeer City's estimated share of the cost of $100 million would include a water treatment plant. In late October 2009, representatives for possible authority members met to decide under which state law to form the authority. On November 5, a meeting was held regarding the associated project.
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