Next Organization Meeting – May 12, 2022

We are hosting our next organization meeting on Thursday, May 12th at 7:00pm on Zoom. Come join us and discuss current projects to see where we are headed this spring and summer!

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Flood Level Change

As we approach “flood season,” we want to give you a heads up that the minimum flood level for the gauge on the Huron River at Hamburg Road has been changed from 6.5 feet to 7.0 feet. This change was made by NOAA based on a recommendation from Hamburg Township. Join us for a discussion about the change and implications during a Zoom meeting at 7:00pm on Thursday, March 31st.

You can see the new flood gauge status here.

The meeting event is on our Facebook page

As always, contact us if you have any questions.

Potential FEMA grant for property buy out

We have been informed that Hamburg Township is applying for another FEMA grant to get money to buy out residents who struggle with flooding. The money from this grant would be used to buy your property, demolish all structures on the property, and then be kept as a green space forever. If you are interested in participating, reach out to the Township by March 16th.

Weather Update

We are projected to get between .5 and .75″ of rain Wednesday (2/16) and rain, snow, freezing rain, and sleet on Thursday that could be upwards of 3 inches of snow/sleet accumulation. This could lead to localized flooding due to the frozen ground and lakes. Move things to higher ground, drive slow, and be safe everyone! If you have flooding and need help, please reach out. National Weather Service link.