Two West Michigan Leaders Appointed to serve on new Infrastructure Panel
The Michigan Infrastructure Council, chaired by Grand Valley Metropolitan Council Executive Director John Weiss recently announced that they have appointed the first members to the Water Asset Management Council.
The Water Asset Management Council will advise the Michigan Infrastructure Council on water-related infrastructure topics on a state-wide basis. “The Water Asset Management Council’s work will be a critical piece of our complete infrastructure asset management plan,” said John Weiss, chairman of the Michigan Infrastructure Council. “I thank the individuals who have been appointed for their commitment to take on such an important and urgent topic that will affect all Michiganders.”
Cameron VanWyngarden, superintendent for Plainfield Township and Doug LaFave, assistant city manager for the City of East Grand Rapids will serve on the 9 member Water Asset Management Council.
Michigan was the first state in the nation to implement a coordinated effort to better manage the state’s drinking water, wastewater, stormwater, transportation and private utilities.