Wakefield Township hopes for more enterprise soon

Wakefield Township hopes for more enterprise soon By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD – Wakefield Township might get an economic boost soon if all goes well with negotiations on two acres of land on Planter Road, near N. County Road 519. Township supervisor John Cox told the Globe Wednesday that negotiations are underway to work out a price and related conditions. Once those matters are settled, […]

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Wakefield Township email changes

Good afternoon:Our Wakefield Township emails have changed Our new emails areJohn Cox   —–  supervisor@wakefieldtownship.comMandy Lake—  clerk@wakefieldtownship.comJoan Dalman— treasurer@wakefieldtownship.comJim Spencer—  trustee1@wakefieldtownship.comJerry NIemi—  trustee2@wakefieldtownship.comShelley Nordine— deputytreasurer@wakefieldtownship.comMabel Wanink— deputyclerk@wakefieldtownship.com The change has taken place, but the old emails will work until April 1, 2019.    You can always find our emails at our Website Wakefieldtownship.com  .  We are sorry to inconvenience you but this change was necessary due to another regulation. John John Cox, Wakefield Township […]

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Wakefield Township Board votes no to marijuana enterprise

Wakefield Township Board votes no to marijuana enterprise By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP – The Wakefield Township Board voted Wednesday to opt out of allowing a recreational marijuana enterprise within its region. In addition, said supervisor John Cox of the unanimous vote, “The resolution does not allow the use of marijuana on any township-owned properties.” Cox said nobody offered opinions during the meeting’s public […]

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2018 December Newsletter

2018 December Newsletter Wakefield Township – Click to Download

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Wakefield Township leads Gogebic mid-term turnout

BESSEMER – An analysis of Gogebic County’s Tuesday midterm election shows Wakefield Township led in voter turnout at 58.3 percent. A total of 158 of the eligible 271 voters headed to the polls there on a dreary day weatherwise. The overall county turnout was 48.14 percent. Ironwood’s precinct 2 had the poorest showing with 898 voters of a possible 2,070 heading to the polls, or […]

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General Election

Tuesday, November 6th – Polls open 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The voting polls are open in Wakefield Township at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.  We do not close at lunch time so you can vote anytime during the stated hours.  Our election inspectors are Wakefield Township residents and are friendly and willing to help you at the polls.  You must have identification, as […]

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Wakefield Township Newsletter – July 2018

2018 July Newsletter Wakefield Township – download a pdf of the newsletter Wakefield Township Newsletter  Millage Renewal, Primary, and National Election The Board has decided that the millage renewal election will be held on the same day as the local primary election, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. This is a very important election and the 3 mill renewal is not an increase in millage rate, and in […]

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Wakefield Township Spring Cleanup 2018

May 2018 Dear Wakefield Township Resident and/or Taxpayer: On behalf of the Wakefield Township Board, it is my pleasure to announce Spring Cleanup 2018. Our Board sees great value in providing our residents an avenue to clean up their properties and their neighborhoods at no cost to them. The City of Wakefield will be having a separate cleanup at a different site, so the traffic […]

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MICHIGAN DOT – M-28 Jackson Creek Bridge replacement – 2018

Construction and Motorist Information What Is Being Done? The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is removing and replacing the M-28 bridge over Jackson Creek east of Wakefield in Gogebic County, beginning in late May, 2018. Construction Cost: $3.9 million When Will This Be Done? The project will begin on May 29, 2018, and is expected to be completely open to traffic on Sept. 8. All work […]

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Wakefield Township Board sets budget

By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP – The Wakefield Township Board met Tuesday and considered next year’s budget, which must be in place by March 31, according to supervisor John Cox. The 2017-’18 fiscal year budget did not require any amendments, according to Cox. The 2018-’19 budget had multiple highlights called out to the board. Resident garbage collection will remain at the $10 rate for […]

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