Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Duties & Functions of the Drain Commissioner

  • The Drain Commissioner is responsible for the construction, maintenance, and inspection of County Drains and streams as designated by the drain code.
  • Investigates complaints relative to established County Drains.
  • Determines and spreads drain assessments.
  • Secures right-of-way easements for County Drains.
  • Sets percent and provides for public review for affected landowners and units of government for drain assessments where proceedings require it.
  • Inspects and approves the construction and maintenance of County Drains.
  • Represents county drainage districts in any court proceedings.
  • Issue permits to cross or parallel a County Drain.
  • Quotes pay off information on Drain Assessments.
  • Provides Board of Public Works Information.
  • Storm Water Plan Review Application (fee charged).