Gilbert Lake Improvement Board

Bald Eagle flying over Gilbert Lake
Bald Eagle flying over Gilbert Lake 

Additional Information

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Gilbert Lake has a surface area of 63 acres, a maximum depth of 18 feet, and a mean or average depth of 5.7 feet. The lake contains about 338 acre-feet of water, which equates to 110 million gallons. The lake has a shoreline 1.8 miles long and approximately 45 homes directly border the lake. The Gilbert Lake watershed encompasses 390 acres, a land area over six times larger than the lake itself. The majority of the watershed is urbanized. Water drains to Gilbert Lake via one intermittent tributary at the northwest end of the lake. Gilbert Lake’s outlet flows to the Rouge River and on to the Detroit River.

Lake Board Information

At the request of residents, a Lake Improvement Board was convened for Gilbert Lake in 2007. The Lake Improvement Board was established as a mechanism to address apparent water quality concerns within the lake. Later that year, the Gilbert Lake Improvement Board began a study to quantify the water quality issues impacting Gilbert Lake and determine what actions, if any, were required to correct these issues. For more information regarding this study and for Lake Board assessment information, follow the links below.

This document is available to view in PDF format. Gilbert Lake Budget
This document is available to view in PDF format. Gilbert Lake Special Assessment District
This document is available to view in PDF format. Gilbert Lake Improvement Plan - 2008
This document is available to view in PDF format. Gilbert Lake Assessment Roll

Current Lake Board Members

Gilbert Lake Board

Top from left to right: Trustee Mr. Neal Burnett, Riparian Representative Mr. Lauren Bowler,
County Commissioner Ms. Shelly Goodman-Taub, and OCWRC Ms. Jacy Garrison
Bottom from left to right: Clerk Ms. Jan Roncelli, Supervisor Mr. Leo Savoie, and Attorney Mr. Mark Roberts

Riparian Representative –
Mr. Lauren Bowler, Resident
bowlerGMIO@aol.com
248.540.2828

Alternate Riparian Representative –
Ms. Holly Izbicki, Resident
IzbickiH@aol.com
248.646.7744

Chairperson –
Mr. Leo Savoie, Bloomfield Township Supervisor
lsavoie@bloomfieldtwp.org
248.433.7708

Recording Secretary –
Ms. Janet Roncelli, Bloomfield Township Clerk
jroncelli@bloomfieldtwp.org
248.433.7702

Bloomfield Township Trustee –
Mr. Neal Barnett, Trustee
nbarnettlaw@comcast.net
nbarnett@sillslaw.com
248.433.7700

County Commissioner –
Ms. Shelly Goodman-Taub, District 12 Commissioner
shelleytaub@comcast.net
248.858.0100

Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Representative –
Ms. Jacy Garrison, OCWRC
garrisonj@oakgov.com
248.858.5264

Additional Information

Additional Information

Please contact the Bloomfield Township Clerk's office at clerk@bloomfieldtwp.org or 248.433.7702 or the Engineering and Environmental Services Department at eesd@bloomfieldtwp.org or 248.594.2800 if you have questions about the material presented here.

For more information regarding water quality protection, please visit the following websites:

DNR Inland Lake Maps
Bloomfield Township Watershed
Bloomfield Township Public Education
Alliance of Rouge Communities
Friends of the Rouge
Clinton River Watershed Council
Southeast Oakland County Water Authority

Updated March 2011