Board of Public Works

Meetings                                                                          Special Meeting Notice

9 a.m.                                                                                                          
Meets the 2nd Thursday of every month                                                   
3848 Veterans Drive                                                                                   
Garfield Township Hall                                                                 
Traverse City, MI 49684                                                                                       
Agendas & Minutes                                                                                   
Agendas are available prior to the meetings.  Minutes are                           
available following approval.                                                                        
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes                                            




  • Chuck Korn, Chair        
    Garfield Township 
  • Jeff Shaw, Vice Chair
    Elmwood Township Supervisor
  • Doug White
    Acme Township Supervisor
  • Beth Friend, Secretary
    East Bay Township Supervisor
  • Rob Manigold
    Peninsula Township Supervisor
  • Darryl Nelson
    Grand Traverse Commissioner                  



  • Vacant Position
    Member at large
  • Robert Fudge                                            
    Member at large    
  • Andy Smits
    Drain Commissioner
  • Rob Lajko
    Rural Township Representative
  • Marty Colburn
    City of Traverse Representative


The Board of Public Works consists of 11-members (includes County Commission Representative, City Commission Representative, Drain Commissioner, Rural Township Representative, At-large citizens (2), and the Supervisors of Peninsula, Elmwood, East Bay, Garfield and Acme Townships (5)).

The Board of Public Works administers the policies of the sewer and water ordinances for Acme, East Bay, Garfield, Peninsula and Elmwood Townships.