Pine River landscaping proposal meets resistance

Pine River landscaping proposal meets resistance

The proposed Pine River Channel landscape project. Erosion and stormwater run-off along Pine River Channel's sloped embankment were factors raised by concerned citizens at the recent planning commission meeting.

CHARLEVOIX — A proposed landscaping project together the Pine River Channel has served to highlight two ongoing issues that have plagued Charlevoix city officers.

The very first, how to greatest acknowledge substantial donations and include them inside the city’s total program. The 2nd, the correct implementation and enforcement of shoreline defense restrictions on waterfront developments.  

The landscape job in concern, spearheaded by Leilani Durbin of Silver Linings and built by Landscape Logic, was designed with the idea of transforming the “overgrown and unmanicured” embankment along the channel into an area that will “grow to be a contacting card to the public, and primarily boaters, from all all around to check out our terrific city,” according to Durbin.   

A proposed style incorporates indigenous bouquets, bushes and trees as nicely as patio parts for sitting and gathering to check out boats travel by means of the channel and the sunset.