BERRIEN COUNTY DRAIN COMMISSIONER
Roger H. Zilke, Drain Commissioner
Berrien County Administration Center
701 Main Street St. Joseph, MI 49085
Phone: (269) 983-7111, ext. 8261
Email: Roger Zilke
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The County Drain Commissioner is an elected official who serves a four year term, and is responsible for the administration of the State Drain Laws (P.A. 40 of 1956, as amended) also known as "The Drain Code". The Drain Commissioner is responsible for the establishment, construction and maintenance of over 800 storm water management systems (County Drains) and 5 Lake Level facilities in Berrien County. These systems are designed to provide water management, drainage, flood prevention and stream protection for urban and agricultural lands. The Drain Commissioner develops standards and specifications for management of storm water runoff in new developments.
Roger H. Zilke
Berrien County Drain Commissioner
Chief Deputy Drain Commissioner
(Questions RE: General Office, Soil Erosion, Galien River)
Jeannine R. Totzke
Drain Assessment Specialist
(Questions RE: Assessments, Soil Erosion, General Office)
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