Financial/Budget

Budget
Item Annual Cost
Aquatic Herbicide Treatment/Harvesting $ 92,400.00
Oversight & Inspections

$   9,500.00

Information & Education $   3,000.00
Administrative & Contingency $   11,600.00

 

Assessments

The present management program is a four year program running through 2018. It is financed by special assessments upon the land owners and on the municipalities along with funds remaining from the previous program. The annual assessments are as follows:

Entity Percent Amount
Jerome Township 5% $ 5,825.00
Village of Sanford 1% $ 1,165.00
Lakefront Property Owner   $   176.00
Back Lot Property Owner (w/easement privileges)   $    88.00
County of Midland 10% $11,650.00

 

Costs

The Lake Improvement Board has contracted with Professional Lake Management of Caledonia, Michigan to provide aquatic herbicide services in 2017 at the following rates:

Herbicide Cost per Acre

2, 4-D ester (100#/acre)
$     353.60
2, 4-D amine (120#/acre) $     312.00

2, 4-D/Triclopyr (120#/acre)
$     364.00
Renovate 3 $     408.00
Renovate OTF $     459.00
Algae control $      36.40      
Copper & Hydrothol (Algae control) $      76.50
Navitrol $     510.00
Endothal $     197.60
Aquathol K $     190.75
Nautique $     359.70
Diquat-Dibromide (EMF, Pondweed) $     234.00
Diquat-Dibromide (Nuisance) $     187.20
Flumioxazin & contacts (100 ppb) $     384.80
Flumioxazin (200 ppb) $     660.00
Aquathol for exotics $     153.00
Chelated copper complex granular (40 lbs/acre) $     650.00
Macro-algae control:  copper products only $      38.48
Phragmites control $     104.00
Triclopyr dry (120 lbs/acre) $     447.20
Triclopyr liquid (3 gal/acre) $     234.00
Chelated copper complex liquid $     343.20
Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate (SeClear) $     156.00
Fluridone granular (per pound) $       42.00
Macro-algae control:  copper & monoamine salt of endothall $       78.00

The Improvement Board has also contracted with PLM for aquatic plant harvesting at $318.00 an acre.