Wakefield Township begins new fiscal year ‘better than ever’

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com Wakefield – Members of the Wakefield Township Board of Trustees voted Tuesday evening to approve their 2020-21 fiscal year budget, which included projected revenues of $224,520. The vote included approval of a 4.63 millage, which Supervisor John Cox said was unchanged from the previous year. “Our projected revenue has gone up substantially from last year, largely due to Northern National Gas Company taxes,” said […]

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Wakefield Township sees improvements

By John Cox, Wakefield Township Supervisor – WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP – Wakefield Township has had a very busy year with many changes to our business community. The three pipelines and the electric power transmission lines that cross through our township account for about 52% of our total taxes which support our schools, county government and our township. This past year Northern Natural Gas completed construction of […]

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NOTICE OF REGISTRATION FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION

NOTICE OF REGISTRATION FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2020 WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP, MICHIGAN   TO THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP, COUNTY OF GOGEBIC, STATE OF MICHIGAN:   PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that any qualified elector of Wakefield Township who is not already registered, may register to vote at the office of the Township Clerk; the office of the County […]

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2020 Election Dates

2020 Election Dates March 10, 2020          Presidential Primary August 4, 2020            State Primary November 3, 2020      State General Election   Registration Deadlines February 24, 2020:  Last day to register in any manner other than in-person with the local clerk for the Presidential Primary election. (168.497)   February 25 through 8:00 p.m. March 10, 2020:  In-person registration with proof of residency with the local clerk. […]

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Wakefield Township Winter Newsletter

Click to Download: http://wakefieldtownship.com/wp-content/documents/2018%20December%20Newsletter%20Wakefield%20Township.pdf  

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Wakefield Township Door-to-Door survey 2019

Master Plan Community Survey – click to download As a resident or taxpayer of Wakefield Township we are offering you a chance to voice your opinion about Wakefield Township and help plan its future though our Master Plan Survey.  Full Time residents will be canvased door to door and part time residents can complete the survey anonymously and email to clerk@wakefieldtownship.com or mail to Wakefield Township Survey, […]

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2019 Gogebic County Hazard Mitigation Public Opinion Survey

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GogebicHazMitPublicInput 2019 GogebicCounty Survey – Click here to download the paper survey   2019 Gogebic County Hazard Mitigation Public Opinion Survey We need your help! Gogebic County is currently updating their five-year hazard mitigation plan as required by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). A committee and staff in Gogebic County are working with the Western Upper Peninsula Planning & Development Region (WUPPDR) to update […]

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July 2019 Wakefield Township Newsletter

2019 July Newsletter Wakefield Township – Click here to download

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Wakefield Township addresses spring repair, cleanup

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD – Spring time means that local officials turn their attention to damage incurred by the now fading cold season, and Wakefield Township supervisor John Cox said Wednesday that the issue has been one of his recent projects. “I just completed road inspections yesterday,” he told the Globe, adding that attention now will turn to needed repairs. According to Cox, the […]

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Wakefield Township aims for nonpartisan ballot status

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD – Members of the Wakefield Township board voted Tuesday to back a resolution in support of Michigan townships having the option to present their board openings as nonpartisan on election ballots. The resolution is being distributed and collected by the Michigan Townships Association, in which Gogebic County has a branch. Township clerk Mandy Lake explained that persons seeking positions on […]

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