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Public Meeting Notice – Township Board Meeting, 5/4/21 – 5:30 pm

The Wakefield Township Board is pleased you are visiting our web site. We hope you find the information on this site useful. We have designed the site to be user friendly, to answer your questions about our local government, and to provide the forms and information you may need. If you have a specific question that is not answered, feel free to contact a Board Member.

Visitors will discover that Wakefield Township is proud of its long standing tradition of providing excellent services for its residents and businesses. You will find our services to be outstanding in comparison to many parts of the country, while still enjoying one of the lowest tax rates in the nation. We are excited about the opportunities that we can provide to potential businesses.  Take a look at our economic development page for more information.

People who enjoy outdoor recreation will be able to participate in one of the many outdoor activities we enjoy in our area. We hope you take can take advantage of our naturally beautiful surroundings. Our recreation page has much more information on that.

Our website was just rebuilt with plenty of information about us, and we welcome your comments and suggestions to help us improve both this site, and our township.

Sincerely,

Members of the Wakefield Township Board

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