This website provides information important to Austin Lake Residents and Links to other websites of interest to lake residents and users of this beautiful natural resource.
Austin Lake Riparians, Inc. is a non-profit association of property owners on Austin Lake in Portage, Michigan and every property owner is a voting member.
For questions or concerns about the Austin Lake Riparians, please contact the Board President Gary Hahn at 269-323-7175 or email@example.com.
Saturday, Sept 30, 2017, at the north end of Austin Lake, at least three unlocked cars were burglarized along East Shore Drive between Cox's Drive and Highland. Portage Police Officer Derek VanPortfliet has been going door-to-door on the north side of the lake investigating the extent of the break-ins. If anybody has a security monitoring system and recorded suspicious activity, please contact Officer VanPortfliet at 329-4567.
Drowning signs aren't like the movies. Living on the lake it is very important to know signs of drowning. Click to see two minute video.
See our Environmental page and learn how to make your seawall more user friendly.
Don McCreery installed a black and white striped navigational warning buoy on the south west part of the lake. The buoy warns of a shallow sandbar near shore. Please avoid this area when boating.
The Governmental Lake Board approved extending the Aeration Project for three years. See the Governmental Lake Board page for information.
The Austin Lake Riparians Board is now accepting 2017 voluntary annual dues of $25 per household. These funds may be used for additional lake safety patrols, Association Insurance premiums or Lake Improvement projects outside the scope of the Governmental Lake Board (GLB) and to help to pay for mailers, postage, and newsletters. It is planned that households paying the voluntary dues will receive an annual “dated” boat sticker as recognition of payment. To make your voluntary payment please send a check, made out to "Austin Lake Riparians" and send it to Dave Savoy 3520 East Shore Dr. Portage, MI 49002.
Contact Information: The Austin Lake Riparian Board is collecting Austin Lake Resident's contact information. The purpose is two fold: 1. To provide quick notification of problems on the lake and notification of lake events. 2. To eventually use these Emails for sending the annual Austin Lake Riparians newsletter. This contact information will not be shared with other organizations or corporations. Please click here to enter your contact information. To enter more than one phone number or Email, just enter multiple contacts.
If anyone is interested in helping with events or has any questions please call or email Dani Koewers at 269-998-3473 daniL700@aol.com
These 10" x 15" heavy-duty pennants are silk screened on both sides with The Austin Lake logo. The cost is only $20 each and they make a nice addition to your boat or dock area. If you would like to order a burgee they can be purchased at Daane’s Party Store and Double L Bait and Marine. Or you can mail a check (made out to Austin Lake Riparians) to gary Hahn, 3101 Woodhams Ave. Portage, MI 49002. All proceeds go to our Social Committee Fund.