The Portage Lakes Advisory Council (PLAC) exists for persons interested in the well being of the Portage Lakes and improving the quality of life within its environs. The PLAC has a Board of Trustees composed of twelve people; four representatives appointed by the Coventry Township, four representatives appointed by the City of New Franklin, and four representatives appointed by the City of Green. The PLAC is a non-political, not for profit corporation which uses a variety of interests and cross functional approaches in a team framework to fulfill its mission.
The Portage Lakes Advisory Council Board of Directors meets at 7 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month at the Kiwanis Civic Center, but please check our Calendar page for updates in case of a schedule change. All meetings are open to the public.
Mission Statement is located at the bottom of this page.
Portage Lakes Advisory Council Officers for 2018 President: Jeff Noble Past President: Lynn Stamp Vice President: Jill Flagg Lanzinger Treasurer: Tom Fry Secretary: Steve Godar
Board of Directors for 2018 Coventry Township: City of New Franklin: City of Green: Lynn Stamp Steve Godar Tom Fry Heather Pariso Jody Holloway Jeff Noble Paul M. Neugebauer Jim Stewart Jill Flagg John Sheppard Bryan Scot Kepler PLAC Junior Board President Megan Raines
Our Mission Statement
The Portage Lakes Advisory Council (PLAC) exists for persons interested in the well being of the Portage Lakes and improving the quality of life within its environs. Members may be lakes residents, lakes users, representatives of community organizations or neighborhood associations, and local business owners. The PLAC has a Board of Trustees composed of twelve people; four representatives appointed by Coventry Township and four representatives from the City of New Franklin and four representatives from the City of Green. The PLAC is a non-political, not for profit corporation which will use a variety of interests and cross functional approaches in a team framework to:
Facilitate communication between the local community and government organizations. The PLAC will deal with issues that affect the Portage Lakes area and shall provide an avenue for hearing the community's feelings/ideas. Educate the people living around the Portage Lakes and pass on information learned from various government agencies to the community. The PLAC will be a resource available to those who wish to learn more about the lakes, and will conduct programs to increase public awareness.
Promote both active and passive recreational use of the Portage Lakes that will enhance the quality of life and environment found throughout our communities. The PLAC endorses water quality improvement, wildlife and habitat preservation, conservation, pollution prevention, and noise reduction, law enforcement and safety patrols.
Evaluate the impact/ success of projects and improvements strategies, consider possible follow-up activities, and make recommendations that help ensure the value added for the community or facility. The PLAC will examine past developments and review future needs in its efforts to understand the impacts of various activities when providing counsel to others.
By fulfilling its mission, the Portage Lakes Advisory Council will make a significant and positive contribution to the Portage Lakes community and government agencies.