Wakefield Township - Gogebic County, MI


Public Meeting Notice – Special Township Board Meeting, 1/19/21 – 5:30 p.m.

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 call/email 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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Wakefield Township to vote on new board member Jan. 19

Wakefield Township to vote on new board member Jan. 19

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD – Applications for an open slot on the Wakefield Township Board of Trustees will be accepted until Jan. 15. The seat opened when former Trustee Gerald “Jerry” Niemi died on Dec. 19 of last year after ongoing health issues. At a Tuesday evening meeting of the board, Supervisor Mandy Lake said only one person so far has shown possible interest […]

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Wakefield Township acknowledges death of Jerry Niemi

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com Wakefield TOWNSHIP — Members of the Wakefield Township Board of Trustees voted in a special Tuesday evening meeting to advertise an opening on the board. The action was taken in acknowledgment of last weekend’s passing of Gerald “Jerry” Niemi, who had just been re-elected to the board on Nov. 3. “I was looking forward to working with him,” said newly-elected Clerk Jennifer Ahonen in […]

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Wakefield Township delays action on assigning designated assessor

Wakefield Township delays action on assigning designated assessor

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP — Members of the Wakefield Township Board of Trustees voted Tuesday evening to table action on the approval of a contract for a state-mandated “designated assessor” until more information is gathered. Supervisor Mandy Lake, who was chairing her first meeting in her new role, said that she will schedule a special meeting later this month to address the action […]

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