Wakefield Township - Gogebic County, MI


Public Meeting Notice – Budget Hearing/Township Board Meeting, 4/6/21 – 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.


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  State Permits Electrical Permit Application – https://www.michigan.gov/documents/lara/lara_bcc_339_electrical_permit_application_1016_537600_7.pdf Plumbing Permit Application – https://www.michigan.gov/documents/lara/lara_bcc_327_plumbing_permit_application_1016_537607_7.pdf  


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Latest News

Township Proposed Budget 2021-2022

Township Proposed Budget 2021-2022

Wakefield Township Proposed 2021-2022 Budget – click to download

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Wakefield Township sees many changes, much potential

Wakefield Township sees many changes, much potential

By MANDY LAKE Wakefield Township Supervisor WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP Wakefield Township Supervisor WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP – Wakefield Township survived 2020! The residents and businesses saw many interesting and amazing things and surely took everything in stride. Below is an update on a number of things that happened in the township. We started off the new year with receiving a copy of our finalized master plan. After many […]

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Wakefield Township increases internet technology options

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD — Members of the Wakefield Township Board of Trustees welcomed a new member and moved forward with continuing improvements in technology at their Tuesday evening meeting. It was the first meeting with Trustee Michael Heikkila, who was voted in by other board members at their Jan. 19 meeting. Heikkila is replacing former Trustee Gerald “Jerry” Niemi, who died on Dec. […]

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