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Board of Public Works Meeting Change

In compliance with the Governor’s Executive Order No. 2020-15 (See Below) the Board of Public Works Meeting for July 9, 2020 will be held remotely via Zoom as well as at 2300 E. Grand River Howell, MI  48843 in Room D. 

Topic: July 9 2020 Livingston County DPW Meeting

Time: July 9, 2020 08:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)


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Executive Order No. 2020-15:  Temporary authorization of remote participation in public meetings

and hearings and temporary relief from monthly meeting requirements for school boards


Schedule of Regular Meetings of the Board of Public Works 
   PDF DocumentBoard of Public Works Calendar
Thursday, January 9, 2020
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Thursday, March 5, 2020
Thursday, April 2, 2020 Remote
Thursday, May 7, 2020 - Remote
Thursday, June 4, 2020 - Remote
Thursday, July 9, 2020 (new date as of 6/18/20 - see above)
Thursday, August 6, 2020
Thursday, September 3, 2020
Thursday, October 1, 2020
Thursday, November 5, 2020
Thursday, December 3, 2020
Board of Public Works meets the first Thursday of each month.
Livingston County East Complex Building, Room D
2300 E. Grand River Ave., Howell, MI  48843
Phone:  517-546-0040 (Drain Commissioner's Office)
 Any meeting changes will be posted on this page.
  5.6..2020 revised

 Solid Waste Management Committee

A nine member committee appointed by the Livingston County Board of Commissioners to review plans for proposed solid waste facilities in Livingston County.  The committee also acts as an advisory board to the Livingston County Solid Waste Program.   The committee consists of:

  • 2 general public representatives
  • 1 solid waste industry representative
  • 1 environmental health representative
  • 1 public health representative
  • 1 city/village representative
  • 3 township representatives

The committee meets quarterly at the Livingston County East Complex.  Persons interested in receiving entire agenda packets or participating as a member of the Solid Waste Management Committee should call 517.545.9609 or email

 Board of Public Works

A seven member board comprised of Livingston County professionals. The Board of Public Works (BPW) meets monthly at the Livingston County East Complex Building at 2300 East Grand River in Howell. Current board members:

  • Director - Brian Jonckheere,
    Livingston County Drain Commissioner
  • Chairman - Arthur McCleer
  • Vice Chairman - Michael Arens
  • Secretary - Terry Wilson
  • Other members:
    • Dale Brewer
    • Gregory Tatara
    • Dave Domas

The BPW oversees projects under construction within the County.  The BPW also authorizes the payment of bills and invoices for projects under their jurisdiction.

Upon completion, a project may be turned over to the municipality for everyday operation.

Projects still under the Board of Public Works include:

  • The closed county landfill in Howell Township is overseen by the BPW
  • The Septage Receiving Station located in Hartland Township is under the daily operation of the Drain Commissioner's office and overseen by the BPW.

The Department of Public Works Coordinator for Livingston County is Robert Spaulding.  To contact Mr. Spaulding, call the Livingston County Drain Commissioner's office at 517.546.0040 or email at