220 W. State St.
Hastings, MI, 49058
The County Drain Commissioner has jurisdiction over all classified surface water drains in the County which have been or will be, constructed to drain farm lands, residential and commercial properties. A complete copy of finance, construction and maintenance records for each drain is filed in this office. Financing of drain work is by assessment for benefits derived, apportioned by the Commissioner.
Department of Public Works:
The general powers of the DPW are to acquire, enlarge, construct or maintain a public sewage or water system for local units of government. Construction projects are financed by General Obligation Bonds, issued in the County of Barry’s name. The Board of Public Works is composed of three County Commissioners, the Engineer/Manager of the Road Commission and the Drain Commissioner.