Boat Safety, Regulations & Launch COMMITTEE

COMMITTEE MEMBERS: Jim Hatch, Jerry Poisson

OBJECTIVE: The Boat Safety Regulations & Launch committee facilitates communication, as necessary, with BWLA Association members when changes occur in State of Michigan regulations. This committee also liaisons with the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Marine Patrol Division on boating safety/patrol issues and with Pierson Township regarding their management of the launch and facilitates communication with residents’ concerning any current issues or changes at the launch.

You will find the following information at BOATING on the Home Page menu bar:

1) Safety regulations and guidelines for motor boats

2) Hours of operation and safety regulations for Personal Watercraft such as Jet Skis and Sea-Doos.

3) Information on common boating violations

4) Pierson Township Launch Ordinance

5) BWL Traffic Map

6) Sunset Times

Go to MEMBER LOGIN on the HOME PAGE to contact a committee member to volunteer, get more information about this committee or offer constructive suggestions.

Go to BOATING on the Home Page for additional information.