Hiland Lake

Hiland Lake

HiLand Lake

HiLand Lake is a 123 acre lake located near Pinckney, Michigan.  The lake is shallow where the depth averages 5 feet with a maximum water depth of 12 feet.   The lake is located in section 32 of Putnam Township in Livingston County and sections 5 and 6 of Dexter Township in Washtenaw County. This lake is part of the Portage Creek watershed that is comprised of a 6 lake chain.  HiLand Lake is the last lake in this chain where it is technically an impoundment of the Portage River with a dam located on the northeast side of the lake. The lake level is maintained by the Livingston County Drain Commissioner’s Office in accordance with a court order.

The HiLand Lake Improvement Board was established under Part 309 of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act (NREPA).  Formation of the HLIB was initiated by petition of the residents where creation of the board occurred in March,  2019.

Resolution to Establish Hiland Lake Improvement Board

HiLand Lake Property Owners Association Reports

1993-2010 Water Quality Studies

2010 Water Quality Index

2014 Water Quality Reports

2015 Lake Analysis

2015 Water Quality & Monitoring Report

2017 Water Quality Reports

2018 Water Quality Reports

DNR Fisheries Survey 2017

Hiland Lake Improvement Board Reports

2020 Feasibility Study

HiLand Lake Improvement Board Meeting Minutes

Approved Minutes Meetings Page

HiLand Lake Presentations

Informational Meeting Presentation 1/28/2020

Confirmed Assessment Roll 2021-2025

Hiland Lake Improvement Assessment Roll

Letter to Residents 3/15/21


Lake Level Changes

HiLand Lake will begin to be raised to the 2022 summer level of 883.0 ft on April 4th.

Upcoming Meetings

No Meeting Currently Scheduled

There are no regular meetings of the Hiland Lake Improvement Board.  Meetings are scheduled as needed.   Please visit the public meeting page to view meeting notices.

Public Meetings Page