Home » Landscapes Vol XVIII – #224 – Street Talk Keith Burnham November 15, 2018 16 Comments on Vol XVIII – #224 – Street Talk NEWS! Listen to our interview at AM580 with Colleen Wares! -- Read the history behind the Leland Report Book Read the latest stories from the road by Jim Burnham Report #3385 Photo: LR_11-15-2018 Note: The 2019 Leland Report Calendar is available for purchase at the following link: https://www.burnhamgraphicarts.com/specialty-items/e5b7837c1 Overheard: South Beach and North Beach access will be closed to the public and the only public beach will be Van’s Beach. Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading...
Sounds to me like this will be decided in the courts because you can restrict the parking just not the access. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riparian_water_rights
Welcome to Leland. Please eat in our restaurants and shop in our stores but do Not enjoy our lake
That’s exactly how I interpret it. Be careful Leland, you’re not the only tourist attraction on the Big Lake. My cash works equally in lots of other places without these restrictions.
This is what happens when a few people do not respect private property. Burning home owners’ items for fires on private land will cause the owners to want to protect their private property. It has nothing to do with Leland. You still have access to Lake MI at these road ends.
I am very confused how an access path can be closed to the public, is it now private?
Access to the beach is not being closed off, just the designation that it was a “public beach”. Technically, there is only an easement to allow access to the water for boaters. People can still walk the beach, but the owners along the shore are trying to end the all afternoon sit downs and are complaining of garbage and the beach fires and vandalism. Link to Record Eagle article is now in the main post.
No! No! Say it ain’t so! Please be just a foolish rumor!
How can closing public road access be possible? This makes no sense.
Who has a problem with folks sitting on the beach and enjoying the water and sun? I am a seasonal home owner, not on the water, pay a HUGE amount of taxes that fund quite a lot of things in Leland, yet someone is threatened by my family enjoying the beach? I was there all summer, every day, and there were virtually no problems. Very rarely were actual homeowners even on their dunes, much less on the beach. I never saw any complaints from home owners and nobody ever went on the dunes/grass. The only litter I saw was from… Read more »
Re; Closing the beach. I thought it was public a certain number of feet from the High water mark. Please explain.