WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP UPDATE MAY 2020

WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP UPDATE MAY 2020 – click here to download the pdf

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Wakefield Township cancels meetings

By P.J.GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com Wakefield — Members of the Wakefield Township Board of Trustees met in person one last time on Tuesday evening before voting to cancel their regular monthly meetings in both May and June. “I think we’re in for hard times for half the summer, anyway,” said Township Supervisor John Cox, who also chaired the meeting at the township hall. Cox was referring to the progression of […]

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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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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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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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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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