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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Wakefield Township gets thumbs up on fiscal year audit

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com Wakefield TOWNSHIP – Members of the Wakefield Township Board of Trustees received good news on an audit of the fiscal year that ended March 31. CPA Karl “Gus” Ahonen of Makela Pollack and Ahonen, an accounting firm in Ironwood, provided the report, which indicated no problems. “You guys do a great job with your financials, and it’s a very pleasant audit […]

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Wakefield Township board votes to reduce GRWA members

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP — Members of the Wakefield Township Board of Trustees voted Tuesday evening to support a request by the Gogebic Range Water Authority to reduce the size of its membership. In the interests of greater efficiency, GRWA Administrator Jean Verbos has expressed a desire to reduce the board’s current membership from 11 to five. When alternates to those members are […]

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Wakefield Township takes note of rising COVID-19 cases

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD – At a Wednesday evening meeting of the Wakefield Township Board of Trustees, Supervisor John Cox addressed new concerns about rising local cases of COVID-19. “I had hoped by now that we certainly wouldn’t be sitting with masks,” he said. However, he added, “The kids have not taken this seriously, and as a result we’ve now got a pile of […]

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Wakefield Township supervisor prepares to pass torch

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD – John Cox and Mandy Lake were both born in Wakefield, and they each left the region to pursue higher education and the jobs that went with it. Both of them, however, returned and it appears they are here to stay. Cox is the supervisor of Wakefield Township and Lake is the township clerk who will assume the top job […]

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2020 Census Reminder

Final 2020 Census Reminder Postcards to Arrive Before Nationwide Rollout of Census Takers Visiting Homes JULY 22, 2020 — The U.S. Census Bureau is sending reminder postcards this week to an estimated 34.3 million households. This will be the final mailing before census takers begin visiting nonresponding households across the nation in mid-August. Responding now minimizes the need for census takers to visit homes to collect responses in […]

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Updated Driveway Culvert Policy

DRIVEWAY CULVERT POLICY

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Township Newsletter – July 2020

2020 July Newsletter – click here to download

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