About Houghton Lake

Houghton Lake is Michigan's largest inland lake. It is an extraordinary resource that provides fishing, boating, swimming, and other recreational opportunities

to thousands of people who use

and enjoy the lake. Houghton Lake

is an important part of the local

economy.
 

                                                           

 

 

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Recognizing the need to effectively

manage Houghton Lake, the Houghton Lake Improvement

Board was established in 2000 under provisions of Michigan's Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act. In accordance with state law, the lake board is composed of a representative of each of the four townships that border the lake, a county commissioner, the county drain commissioner, and a

lakefront property owner. Several members of the Houghton Lake Improvement Board are lake residents. The Lake Board has made the coordinated management of Houghton Lake possible.

Houghton Lake Improvement Board Members
 

Jim Deamud, Chairman                    Jack McCauley
Denton Township                                           Riparian Member

hlibchairman@gmail.com                          jandrmccauley@hotmail.com
Norm Fullmer, Secretary/ Treasurer    Rex Wolfsen  
Markey Township                                    Roscommon County Drain Commissioner

hlibsecretary@gmail.com                          drains@roscommoncounty.net
Matt Peterson                               David Russo
Roscommon Township                             Roscommon County Board of Commissioners

matt@fishbonescustomlures.com                 houghtonlakesteamway@hotmail.com
Jim Mikolaizik                               Chip McCullough   
Lake Township                                      Alternate: Drain Commissioner

torbusiness@aol.com                                mcculloughchip@hotmail.com

Dick Pastula                                 Tim Muckenthaler

Alternate: Roscommon Township                Alternate: County Commissioner

pastula33@charter.net                              timmuckenthaler@roscommoncounty.net

Howard Hatherly                           Lynn Baese

Alternate: Markey Township                      Alternate: Denton Township

hhathe@msn.com                                    lynnbaese@yahoo.com

Dave Fedewa

Alternate: Lake Township

drfedewa@comcast.net

 

***ATTENTION***

Lake Treatment of the SW 1/4 of Houghton Lake is schedule for June 24/25 weather permitting. Treatment for the Middle Grounds is June 29.

Product to be used is Sculpin G. Swimming and bathing restrictions are for one day. No restrictions for established turf/grasses. Please limit ornamental irrigation, gardens etc. for 14 days.    

2020 Meeting Schedule

Meetings begin at 7pm

January 28 - Denton Township

March 24 - Markey Township

May 26 - Denton Township

July 28 - Roscommon Township

September 22 - Lake Township

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