Public Meetings - Department of Public Works and Solid Waste Management
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Public Meetings - Department of Public Works and Solid Waste Management

All Board of Public Works Monthly Meetings Begin at 8:00 a.m.

2300 E. Grand River, Conference Room D
Howell, MI  48843

Agenda (Posted the day before meeting)

Schedule of Regular & Special Meetings of the Board of Public Works 

   PDF DocumentBoard of Public Works Calendar

Thursday, January 5, 2023
January 5, 2023 Approved Minutes
Thursday, February 2, 2023
Special Meeting - Tuesday February 14, 2023
Thursday, March 2, 2023 - Cancelled - To Be Rescheduled
Monday March 13, 2023 - Rescheduled March Meeting (Room B)
Thursday, April 6, 2023
Thursday, May 4, 2023
Thursday, June 1, 2023
Thursday, July 6, 2023
Thursday, August 3, 2023
Thursday, September 7, 2023
Thursday, October 5, 2023
Thursday, November 2, 2023
Thursday, December 7, 2023
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.
  02/08/23 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 - Greg Tatra
  • Other members:
    • Dale Brewer
    • Mike Cunningham
    • Jason Foley
    • Pat Hohl
    • Robert West

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