Current Month Agenda
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Board of Public Works

Board Members

  • Brian Jonckheere (Livingston County Drain Commissioner), Director
  • Arthur McCleer, Chairman 
  • Michael Arens, Vice Chairman
  • Greg Tatara, Secretary
  • Dale Brewer
  • Mike Cunningham
  • Jason Fowler
  • Pat Hohl
  • Vacant
Board of Public Works

Upcoming Meetings

Meetings are held at 8am.

2300 E. Grand River
Conference Room D
Howell, MI 48843

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About the Board of Public Works

The BPW oversees projects under construction within the County. The BPW also authorizes the payment of bills and invoices for projects under their jurisdiction. Upon completion, a project may be turned over to the municipality for everyday operation.

Projects still under the Board of Public Works include:

  • The closed county landfill in Howell Township is overseen by the BPW.
  • The Livingston Regional Sewer System located in Hartland Township is under the daily operation of the Drain Commissioner’s Office and overseen by the BPW.

The Department of Public Works Coordinator for Livingston County is Robert Spaulding. To contact Mr. Spaulding, call the Livingston County Drain Commissioner’s Office at (517) 546-0040 or email at

Solid Waste Management Committee

A nine member committee appointed by the Livingston County Board of Commissioners to review plans for proposed solid waste facilities in Livingston County. The committee also acts as an advisory board to the Livingston County Solid Waste Program.

The committee consists of:

  • Two general public representatives
  • One solid waste industry representative
  • One environmental health representative
  • One public health representative
  • One city/village representative
  • Three township representatives

The committee meets quarterly at the Livingston County East Complex. Persons interested in receiving entire agenda packets or participating as a member of the Solid Waste Management Committee should call (517) 545-9609 or email

Solid Waste /​ DPW
Brian Jonckheere

Brian Jonckheere
Drain Commissioner



(517) 545-9609


Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Closed County Holidays


2300 E Grand River Ave.
Suite 105
Howell, MI 48843


(517) 545-9658